About the Authors

Carlo Rostagno

carlo.rostagno@unifi.it

Affiliations Dipartimento Medicina Sperimentale e Clinica, Università di Firenze, Firenze, Italy, SOD Medicina Interna e post-chirurgica, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Roberto Buzzi

Affiliation SOD Ortopedia e Traumatologia, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Domenico Campanacci

Affiliation SOD Ortopedia e Traumatologia, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Alberto Boccacini

Affiliation SOD Anestesia, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Alessandro Cartei

Affiliation SOD Medicina Interna e post-chirurgica, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Gianni Virgili

Affiliation Direzione Sanitaria, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Andrea Belardinelli

Affiliation Direzione Sanitaria, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Daniela Matarrese

Affiliation Direzione Sanitaria, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Andrea Ungar

Affiliation SOD Geriatria, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Martina Rafanelli

Affiliation Direzione Sanitaria, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Roberto Gusinu

Affiliation Direzione Sanitaria, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Niccolò Marchionni

Affiliation SOD Geriatria, AOU Careggi, Firenze, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CR RB DC A. Boccacini DM AU MR NM. Analyzed the data: CR AC GV A. Belardinelli RG. Wrote the paper: CR GV AC.