Lara Bellardita
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Quality of lifePsychiatryInternal medicineOncologyPsychologyNursingIntensive care medicinePhysical therapyMultidisciplinary approachObservational studyPsychological interventionDiseaseMEDLINEQuality of life (healthcare)Context (language use)Prostate cancerPopulationIn patientHealth related quality of lifeFamily medicineAnxietyClinical psychologyMedicineGerontology
62Publications
10H-index
439Citations
Publications 60
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#1Nicola NicolaiH-Index: 28
#2M.F. AlvisiH-Index: 2
Last. R. ValdagniH-Index: 4
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#2ra VillaniH-Index: 1
Last. Emanuele Cosentino (University of Milano-Bicocca)H-Index: 1
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Background: Disease management is mandatory for the home care of most patients with chronic heart failure. We report the results of ICAROS (Integrated care vs Conventional intervention in cArdiac failure patients: Randomized Open label Study), an Italian trial of telemonitoring and telecare combining wireless and mobile technologies to obtain optimal therapeutic control, fast and effective interpretation of clinical data and improved patients’ adherence.Methods: Eighty patients were randomized b...
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#1Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
#2Riccardo ValdagniH-Index: 51
Last. Tiziana RancatiH-Index: 27
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#1Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
#2Tiziana RancatiH-Index: 27
Last. Riccardo ValdagniH-Index: 51
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Abstract Background Active surveillance (AS) is emerging as an alternative approach to limit the risk of overtreatment and impairment of quality of life (QoL) in patients with low-risk localised prostate cancer. Although most patients report high levels of QoL, some men may be distressed by the idea of living with untreated cancer. Objective To identify factors associated with poor QoL during AS. Design, setting, and participants Between September 2007 and March 2012, 103 patients participated i...
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#1Chris H. Bangma (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 78
#2Meelan Bul (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 11
Last. Riccardo ValdagniH-Index: 51
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There is strong evidence that low risk and many cases of low-intermediate risk prostate cancer are indolent, have little or no metastatic potential, and do not pose a threat to the patient in his lifetime (clinically insignificant). We have made major strides in understanding who these patients are, and in counseling the use of conservative management in such individuals. A key component of this approach is the early identification of those “low risk” patients who harbor higher risk disease, and...
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#1M.F. AlvisiH-Index: 2
#2V. CarilloH-Index: 9
Last. R. ValdagniH-Index: 4
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#1Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
#2M.F. AlvisiH-Index: 2
Last. R. ValdagniH-Index: 4
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#1Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
#2Tiziana MagnaniH-Index: 10
Last. Riccardo ValdagniH-Index: 51
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#1Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
#2Simona DoneganiH-Index: 5
Last. R. ValdagniH-Index: 4
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#1C. MarenghiH-Index: 6
#2Nicola NicolaiH-Index: 28
Last. R. ValdagniH-Index: 4
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