Marianna Noale
National Research Council
Quality of lifeEpidemiologyInternal medicineDemographyLogistic regressionOdds ratioPhysical therapyProspective cohort studyCohort studyLongitudinal studyProstate cancerPopulationIncidence (epidemiology)Confidence intervalProportional hazards modelDiabetes mellitusMedicineGerontologyConfoundingGastroenterology
Publications 112
#1Caterina Trevisan (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 2
#2Marianna Noale (National Research Council)H-Index: 24
Last. Giuseppe Sergi (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 54
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ABSTRACT null null Background null The impact of falls on changes in body weight is still unknown. This study investigates the extent to which falls can modify the course of body weight in nursing home residents, and to identify the factors that might modulate the effect. null null null Methods null The sample included 132 residents aged ≥60 years who had experienced at least one fall after nursing home admission. Body weight was measured monthly in the six months after the fall in the entire sa...
#1Bruno Micael Zanforlini (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 5
#2C. Ceolin (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 3
Last. Giuseppe Sergi (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 54
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BACKGROUND AND AIMS COPD is a common chronic condition in older age that impacts on daily activities and quality of life. Previous studies suggest that magnesium deficit in COPD patients affects bronco-obstruction, inflammation, and physical performance. We investigated whether oral magnesium supplementation in stable-phase COPD patients improves lung function, physical performance, and quality of life. METHODS We conducted a double-blind randomized-controlled clinical study with 49 participants...
#1Cristina BassoH-Index: 107
#2Nicola GennaroH-Index: 8
Last. Antonio Crucitti (CUA: The Catholic University of America)H-Index: 15
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There has been an increase in surgical interventions in frailer elderly with concomitant chronic diseases. The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the impact of aging and comorbidities on outcomes in patients who underwent surgery for the treatment of colorectal cancer (CRC) in Veneto Region (Northeastern Italy). This is a retrospective cohort study in patients ≥ 40 years who underwent elective or urgent CRC surgical resection between January 2013 and December 2015. Independent variables inclu...
#1Mauro Gacci (UniFI: University of Florence)H-Index: 49
#2Walter Artibani (University of Verona)H-Index: 53
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Therapeutic strategies for prostate cancer (PCa) have been evolving dramatically worldwide. The current article reports on the evolution of surgical management strategies for PCa in Italy. The data from two independent Italian multicenter projects, the MIRROR-SIU/LUNA (started in 2007, holding data of 890 patients) and the Pros-IT-CNR project (started in 2014, with data of 692 patients), were compared. Differences in patients’ characteristics were evaluated. Multivariable logistic regression mod...
#1Federica Prinelli (National Research Council)H-Index: 10
#2Fabrizio Bianchi (National Research Council)H-Index: 42
Last. Fabio Cibella (National Research Council)H-Index: 27
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BACKGROUND: Several studies reported a low prevalence of current smoking among hospitalized COVID-19 cases however, no definitive conclusions can be drawn. OBJECTIVE: We investigated the association of tobacco smoke exposure with the nasopharyngeal swab (NPS) test result for SARS-CoV-2 infection and the disease severity accounting for possible confounders. METHODS: The nationwide self-administered cross-sectional EPICOVID19 web-based survey was performed in an Italian population of 198,822 volun...
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#1Caterina Trevisan (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 18
#2Giulia CapodaglioH-Index: 4
Last. Giuseppe Sergi (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 54
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The age- and gender-related cardio-metabolic changes may limit the applicability of guidelines for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in older people. We investigated the association of cardiovascular risk profile with 20-year all-cause and CVD-mortality in older adults, focusing on age- and gender-specific differences. This prospective study involved 2895 community-dwelling individuals aged ≥65 years who participated in the Pro.V.A study. The sum of achieved target levels (smoking,...
#1Federico Capone (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 4
#2Leonardo Molinari (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 1
Last. Alois Saller (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 18
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Rapid intensive observation (RIO) units have been created to guarantee high standards of care in a sustainable health-care system. Within short stay units (SSUs), which are a subgroup of RIOs, only rapidly manageable patients should be admitted. Physicians are unable to predict the length of stay (LOS) as objective criteria to make such a prediction are missing. A retrospective observational study was carried out to identify the objective criteria for admission within a cardiovascular care-orien...
#1Marianna Noale (National Research Council)H-Index: 24
#1Marianna NoaleH-Index: 20
Last. Stefano Maria MagriniH-Index: 25
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Radiotherapy (RT) represents an important therapeutic option for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. The aim of the current study is to examine trajectories in patients’ reported quality of life (QoL) aspects related to bowel function and bother, considering data from the PROState cancer monitoring in ITaly from the National Research Council (Pros-IT CNR) study, analyzed with growth mixture models. Data for patients who underwent RT, either associated or not associated with androgen depr...
#1Liliana CoriH-Index: 11
#2Olivia CurzioH-Index: 10
Last. Fabrizio Bianchi (National Research Council)H-Index: 43
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The study analyzed the association of the fear of contagion for oneself and for family members (FMs) during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with demographic and socioeconomic status (SES) and health factors. The study was performed within the EPICOVID19 web-based Italian survey, involving adults from April–June 2020. Out of 207,341 respondents, 95.9% completed the questionnaire (60% women with an average age of 47.3 vs. 48.9 years among men). The association between fear and demographic...
#2Maria Lc Iurilli (Imperial College London)H-Index: 1
#3Bin Zhou (Imperial College London)H-Index: 26
Last. Sarah Filippi (Imperial College London)H-Index: 20
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From 1985 to 2016, the prevalence of underweight decreased, and that of obesity and severe obesity increased, in most regions, with significant variation in the magnitude of these changes across regions. We investigated how much change in mean body mass index (BMI) explains changes in the prevalence of underweight, obesity, and severe obesity in different regions using data from 2896 population-based studies with 187 million participants. Changes in the prevalence of underweight and total obesit...
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