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Assessing the impact of frailty on cognitive function in older adults receiving home care
It is commonly accepted that frailty and dementia-related cognitive decline are strongly associated. However, degree of this association is often debated, especially in homebound elders with disabilities. Therefore, ...
Current ESPGHAN guidelines for celiac disease in pediatric age, tertiary care center experience: a proposal for further simplification
According to the 2012 ESPGHAN criteria for diagnosis of celiac disease (CD), duodenal biopsy (DB) can be avoided in children with a clear malabsorption syndrome, anti-tissue transglutaminase IgA (tTG2) ≥ 10x the cut-off, ...
Standard carotid endarterectomy versus carotid artery stenting with closed-cell stent design and distal embolic protection: does the age matter?
Carotid artery endarterectomy (CEA) is considered the gold standard for treatment of symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid disease. Carotid artery stenting (CAS) is a less invasive approach and therefore could be ...