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Gynaecology:

Androgeni e sindrome genitourinaria della menopausa. Perché, quando e per chi sono indicati
La Rivista Italiana di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, 2021, 1, 7-20
Why androgens – testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) – can play a role in the treatment of the Genitourinary Syndrome of the Menopause? What evidence supports this? Androgens are essential sex hormones for women’s health...

Vulviti da Staphylococcus aureus: un’infezione insidiosa che sottolinea l’importanza di una appropriata igiene intima
La Rivista Italiana di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, 2021, 1, 99-106
Why do folliculitis and other bacterial vulvar infections represent disorders of interest in the gynecological practice? Which predisposing, precipitating, and maintaining factors should be considered by the gynecologist when recurrent bacterial infections of vulvar skin become a clinical challenge? When is it appropriate to think of Staphylococcus aureus as a principle etiological agent?...

La vagina: quesiti clinici e bisogni terapeutici disattesi
La Rivista Italiana di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, 2021, 2, 7-10
Do we really know the anatomical and functional complexity of the vagina, from a clinical point of view? This organ, so trivialized if not neglected, has a peculiar clinical dichotomy. On the one hand it is essential for three main functions of life: the passage of menstrual blood, sexual intercourse, the passage of the baby in childbirth, if carried out, precisely, via the vagina...

Sexual Transmitted Diseases:

Gonorrea, un'infezione minacciosa in ginecologia e ostetricia
La Rivista Italiana di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, 2021, 2, 97-105
Why is gonorrhea an infection that deserves renewed attention in gynecological clinical practice? Why do women have a different gender vulnerability, with a greater risk of late diagnosis? What are the key points for timely and effective diagnosis and treatment? What are the avoidable consequences of diagnostic and therapeutic delays?

Sifilide: perché è una malattia più insidiosa nelle donne
La Rivista Italiana di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, 2021, 1, 89-98
Why should syphilis be reconsidered in gynecological clinical practice? Why are women more vulnerable to late diagnosis? What are the key points for timely and effective diagnosis and treatment? What are the avoidable consequences of diagnostic and therapeutic delays?...

Vulvar Pain:

Dolore vulvo-vaginale, candidosi recidivante e rischio familiare per il diabete. I fattori critici emersi dallo studio Vu-Net su 1183 casi - Parte 2
La Rivista Italiana di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, 2021, 2, 107-116
Chronic vulvar pain recognizes predisposing, precipitating and maintenance factors, not yet fully defined in the literature. The Vu-Net project (Vulvodynia Network Project) is aimed at investigating vulvar pain, with special attention to medical and sexual co-morbidities highlighted in the Italian population...

Dolore vulvare e diagnosi di comorbilità. I fattori critici emersi dallo studio Vu-Net su 1183 casi - Parte 1
La Rivista Italiana di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, 2021, 1, 37-44
The Vu-Net (Vulvodynia Network) project is aimed at investigating chronic vulvar pain and its medical and sexual comorbidities, given its remarkable impact on the quality of life of both women and couples...