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Driving under the influence of alcohol. A 5-year overview in Piedmont, Italy.
Alcohol consumption represents a major health issue worldwide and a crucial factor in road accidences. This study provides information on the prevalence of alcohol in blood testing performed on 2752Expand
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Lipid and metabolite profiles of human brain tumors by desorption electrospray ionization-MS
Significance Brain tumors can lead to a significant source of morbidity and mortality. The primary treatment is microsurgical resection, and the extent of resection is associated with length ofExpand
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Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Reveals Lipid Metabolism of Individual Oocytes and Embryos
Alteration of maternal lipid metabolism early in development has been shown to trigger obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases later in life in humans and animalExpand
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Application of mass spectrometry to hair analysis for forensic toxicological investigations.
The increasing role of hair analysis in forensic toxicological investigations principally owes to recent improvements of mass spectrometric instrumentation. Research achievements during the last 6Expand
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Intraoperative assessment of tumor margins during glioma resection by desorption electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry
Significance Gliomas infiltrate into surrounding healthy brain tissue. Microsurgical resection aims for maximal tumor resection while minimizing morbidity. Surgical margins are defined based on theExpand
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Determination of ethyl glucuronide levels in hair for the assessment of alcohol abstinence.
This study examined the potential of a highly sensitive LC-MS/MS method for the determination of EtG in head hair (i) to ascertain alcohol abstinence, (ii) to estimate the basal level of EtG (sub-ppbExpand
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Oxidative stress in adolescent passive smokers living in urban and rural environments.
Purpose of this study was to study the oxidative stress status through the urinary 15-F(2t)-isoprostane (15-F(2t)-isoP) among a group of 168 adolescents, differently exposed to passive tobacco smoke.Expand
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Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Other Clinical Measurements.
BACKGROUND One driving motivation in the development of point-of-care (POC) diagnostics is to conveniently and immediately provide information upon which healthcare decisions can be based, while theExpand
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Lipid characterization of individual porcine oocytes by dual mode DESI-MS and data fusion.
The development of sensitive measurements to analyze individual cells is of relevance to elucidate specialized roles or metabolic functions of each cell under physiological and pathologicalExpand
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Differentiation of prostate cancer from normal tissue in radical prostatectomy specimens by desorption electrospray ionization and touch spray ionization mass spectrometry.
Radical prostatectomy is a common treatment option for prostate cancer before it has spread beyond the prostate. Examination for surgical margins is performed post-operatively with positive marginsExpand
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