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A novel approach for early diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection using a portable e-tongue system for voltammetric analysis.   Project Objectives Objective: To evaluate the accuracy of an innovative and portable e-tongue system for voltammetric analysis on synovial fluid samples, able to provide results within a few minutes, to detect prosthetic joint infection as...

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Patients’ reported quality of life and functional outcomes in elderly patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty   Project Objectives Objective: To explore and describe patient-reported variations of quality of life and functional trajectories of elderly patients before and after total hip or knee arthroplasty; to verify whether a comprehensive preoperat...
Use of high-molecular weight hyaluronan in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treated with non-invasive ventilation: feasibility and outcomes (HAEC-DONA)   Project Objectives Objective: Randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate the feasibility and the outcomes of high molecular hyaluronic acid in people with...
Project Objectives Objective: Prospective, observational, multicenter study of cancer elderly subjects aged 70+, aiming at the construction of an index based upon indices of liver, kidney, lung, heart, bone marrow, and muscle function allowing to predict the development of treatment-associated toxicity and mortality over a 1-year horizon. Start/End date 2019 - 2021 Principal Investigator ...