F Alfonso

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Intramyocardial dissection of the posterior wall of the left ventricle with shunt to coronary sinus after myocardial infarction]
    J Jimenez
    Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Martin Lagos, S N, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 54:247-9. 2001
  2. pmc Apical thrombus associated with left ventricular apical ballooning
    C F Barrera-Ramirez
    Heart 89:927. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary brachytherapy after stenting de novo lesions in diabetic patients: results of a randomized intravascular ultrasound study
    Manel Sabate
    San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:520-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel and long-term outcomes after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Fernando Alfonso
    JAMA 297:1769; author reply 1770-1. 2007
  5. doi request reprint [The long pilgrimage of Spanish biomedical journals toward excellence. Who helps? Quality, impact and research merit]
    Fernando Alfonso
    Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Universitario Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Espana
    Endocrinol Nutr 57:110-20. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of drug-eluting balloon versus everolimus-eluting stent in patients with bare-metal stent-in-stent restenosis: the RIBS V Clinical Trial (Restenosis Intra-stent of Bare Metal Stents: paclitaxel-eluting balloon vs. everolimus-elutin
    Fernando Alfonso
    Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Madrid, Spain Hospital Universitario Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1378-86. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint Fostering diffusion of scientific contents of national society cardiovascular journals: the new ESC search engine
    Fernando Alfonso
    Acta Cardiol 68:543-50. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Mid-ventricular tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy with structurally normal coronary arteries confirmed by optical coherence tomography
    Fernando Alfonso
    Cardiac Department, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, IIS IP, Universidad Autonoma, Madrid 28006, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 25:E214-5. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography: from research to clinical application
    F Alfonso
    San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Minerva Med 103:441-64. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: long-term follow-up of a large series of patients prospectively managed with a "conservative" therapeutic strategy
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos, University Hospital, IdISSC, Madrid, Spain
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:1062-70. 2012

Detail Information

Publications113 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint [Intramyocardial dissection of the posterior wall of the left ventricle with shunt to coronary sinus after myocardial infarction]
    J Jimenez
    Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Martin Lagos, S N, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 54:247-9. 2001
    ..The diameter of the entrance tear remains unchanged although the dissection tract and coronary sinus have enlarged, no significant enlargement has been observed in the right chamber on follow up...
  2. pmc Apical thrombus associated with left ventricular apical ballooning
    C F Barrera-Ramirez
    Heart 89:927. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary brachytherapy after stenting de novo lesions in diabetic patients: results of a randomized intravascular ultrasound study
    Manel Sabate
    San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:520-7. 2004
    ..We studied the efficacy of intracoronary brachytherapy (ICB) after successful coronary stenting in diabetic patients with de novo lesions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clopidogrel and long-term outcomes after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Fernando Alfonso
    JAMA 297:1769; author reply 1770-1. 2007
  5. doi request reprint [The long pilgrimage of Spanish biomedical journals toward excellence. Who helps? Quality, impact and research merit]
    Fernando Alfonso
    Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Universitario Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Espana
    Endocrinol Nutr 57:110-20. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of drug-eluting balloon versus everolimus-eluting stent in patients with bare-metal stent-in-stent restenosis: the RIBS V Clinical Trial (Restenosis Intra-stent of Bare Metal Stents: paclitaxel-eluting balloon vs. everolimus-elutin
    Fernando Alfonso
    Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Madrid, Spain Hospital Universitario Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 63:1378-86. 2014
    ..This study sought to compare the efficacy of drug-eluting balloons (DEB) with that of everolimus-eluting stents (EES) in patients with bare-metal stents (BMS) in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fostering diffusion of scientific contents of national society cardiovascular journals: the new ESC search engine
    Fernando Alfonso
    Acta Cardiol 68:543-50. 2013
    ..Finally, we will propose a new editorial initiative based on a novel electronic tool on the ESC web-page that may further help to increase the dissemination of contents and visibility of NSCJs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mid-ventricular tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy with structurally normal coronary arteries confirmed by optical coherence tomography
    Fernando Alfonso
    Cardiac Department, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, IIS IP, Universidad Autonoma, Madrid 28006, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 25:E214-5. 2013
    ..In this report, we describe optical coherence tomography findings in a patient with atypical Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy presenting as transient mid-ventricular ballooning. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography: from research to clinical application
    F Alfonso
    San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Minerva Med 103:441-64. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: long-term follow-up of a large series of patients prospectively managed with a "conservative" therapeutic strategy
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos, University Hospital, IdISSC, Madrid, Spain
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:1062-70. 2012
    ..This study sought to assess the long-term clinical outcome of patients with spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCD) managed with a conservative strategy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Conflict of interest policies and disclosure requirements among European Society of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Journals
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology Cardiovascular Institute Clínico San Carlos University Hospital Plaza de Cristo Rey Ciudad Universitaria Madrid, Spain
    Arq Bras Cardiol 98:471-9. 2012
    ..New insights into current COI policies and practices among European Society of Cardiology national cardiovascular journals, as derived from a cross-sectional survey using a standardised questionnaire, are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neointimal tissue healing patterns after paclitaxel-eluting balloon treatment of in-stent restenosis: optical coherence tomography and intravascular ultrasound insights
    Jorge Sandoval
    Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, IdISSC, Madrid, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 24:E215-8. 2012
    ..This case illustrates the value of OCT and IVUS to provide unique insights on the pathophysiological mechanisms and healing patterns of paclitaxel-eluting balloon treatment of in-stent restenosis...
  13. doi request reprint Implantation of a drug-eluting stent with a different drug (switch strategy) in patients with drug-eluting stent restenosis. Results from a prospective multicenter study (RIBS III [Restenosis Intra-Stent: Balloon Angioplasty Versus Drug-Eluting Stent])
    Fernando Alfonso
    Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Plaza de Cristo Rey, Madrid, Spain
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:728-37. 2012
    ..This study sought to assess the effectiveness of a strategy of using drug-eluting stents (DES) with a different drug (switch) in patients with DES in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Conflict of interest policies and disclosure requirements among European Society of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Journals
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Plaza de Cristo Rey, Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid, Spain
    Circ J 76:1542-9. 2012
    ..New insights into current COI policies and practices among European Society of Cardiology national cardiovascular journals, as derived from a cross-sectional survey using a standardised questionnaire, are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Conflict of interest policies and disclosure requirements among European Society of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Journals
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Clı nico San Carlos University Hospital, Plaza de Cristo Rey, Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 65:471-8. 2012
    ..New insights into current conflicts of interest policies and practices among European Society of Cardiology national cardiovascular journals, as derived from a cross-sectional survey using a standardised questionnaire, are discussed...
  16. pmc Conflict of interest policies and disclosure requirements among European Society of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Journals
    F Alfonso
    Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Neth Heart J 20:279-87. 2012
    ..New insights into current COI policies and practices among European Society of Cardiology national cardiovascular journals, as derived from a cross-sectional survey using a standardised questionnaire, are discussed...
  17. doi request reprint Conflict of interest policies and disclosure requirements among European Society of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Journals
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Plaza de Cristo Rey, Cuidad Universitaria, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Port Cardiol 31:329-36. 2012
    ..New insights into the current COI policies and practices among European Society of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Journals, as derived from a cross-sectional survey using a standardised questionnaire, are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Conflict of interest policies and disclosure requirements among European Society of Cardiology national cardiovascular journals
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Plaza de Cristo Rey, Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid, Spain
    Hellenic J Cardiol 53:179-88. 2012
    ..New insights into current COI policies and practices among European Society of Cardiology national cardiovascular journals, as derived from a cross-sectional survey using a standardised questionnaire, are discussed...
  19. doi request reprint Combined use of optical coherence tomography and intravascular ultrasound imaging in patients undergoing coronary interventions for stent thrombosis
    Fernando Alfonso
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Heart 98:1213-20. 2012
    ..This prospective study sought to assess the diagnostic value of optical coherence tomography (OCT) compared with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) in patients presenting with stent thrombosis (ST)...
  20. doi request reprint Conflicts of interest policies and disclosure requirements among European Society of Cardiology national cardiovascular journals
    Fernando Alfonso
    Chairman Editors Network, Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 13:386-94. 2012
    ..New insights into current COI policies and practices among European Society of Cardiology national cardiovascular journals, as derived from a cross-sectional survey using a standardized questionnaire, are discussed...
  21. doi request reprint Diagnosis of spontaneous coronary artery dissection by optical coherence tomography
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, IdISSC, Complutense University, Clinico San Carlos, University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1073-9. 2012
    ..This study sought to assess the diagnostic value of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in patients with suspected spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)...
  22. doi request reprint Conflict of interest policies and disclosure requirements among European Society of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Journals
    Fernando Alfonso
    Chairman Editors Network, Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Heart 98:e1-7. 2012
    ..New insights into current COI policies and practices among European Society of Cardiology national cardiovascular journals, as derived from a cross-sectional survey using a standardised questionnaire, are discussed...
  23. doi request reprint Conflict of interest policies and disclosure requirements among European Society of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Journals
    Fernando Alfonso
    Eur Heart J 33:587-94. 2012
    ..New insights into the current COI policies and practices among European Society of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Journals, as derived from a cross-sectional survey using a standardized questionnaire, are discussed...
  24. doi request reprint Long-term clinical benefit of sirolimus-eluting stents in patients with in-stent restenosis results of the RIBS-II (Restenosis Intra-stent: Balloon angioplasty vs. elective sirolimus-eluting Stenting) study
    Fernando Alfonso
    University Hospital, Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1621-7. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the long-term effectiveness and safety of sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) in patients with in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  25. pmc Fatal infection after rapamycin eluting coronary stent implantation
    F Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Heart 91:e51. 2005
    ..The occurrence of cardiac related sepsis after rapamycin eluting stent deployment has not been previously reported. The potential role of drug eluting stents in locally blunting the innate response to bacterial agents is discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound in patients with challenging in-stent restenosis: importance of precise stent visualization
    Fernando Alfonso
    Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Interv Cardiol 19:153-9. 2006
    ..Thus, due to its unique ability to visualize the complete structure of the underlying ST, IVUS constitutes a superb diagnostic tool in patients with ISR, especially in challenging anatomic settings...
  27. doi request reprint Coronary dissection healing patterns: from complete resolution to restenosis, insights from optical coherence tomography
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology Department, Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    EuroIntervention 7:270-3. 2011
    ..This technique also provided unique insights into the underlying substrate of the proximal restenosis unravelling a complicated plaque with associated thrombus...
  28. ncbi request reprint Long-term results (three to five years) of the Restenosis Intrastent: Balloon angioplasty versus elective Stenting (RIBS) randomized study
    Fernando Alfonso
    University Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:756-60. 2005
    ..We sought to analyze the very late outcomes of patients treated for in-stent restenosis (ISR) according to treatment allocation and 10 prespecified variables...
  29. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound and drug-eluting stents. Where are we now?
    F Alfonso
    Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Minerva Cardioangiol 58:61-78. 2010
    ..In conclusion, IVUS provides unique insights during DES implantation, allows DES optimization and should always be used during the management of DES failures: in-stent restenosis and DES thrombosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Implications of the "watermelon seeding" phenomenon during coronary interventions for in-stent restenosis
    Fernando Alfonso
    Clinico San Carlos, Unidad de Hemodinamica, Servicio de Cardiologia Intervencionista, Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Universitario San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:521-7. 2005
    ..Long and severe lesions appear to predispose to this technical problem that never occurs during stent deployment. In patients with ISR, WMS is associated with cumbersome procedures and poorer acute and long-term angiographic results...
  31. doi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents in patients with in-stent restenosis: results of a pooled analysis of two randomized studies
    Fernando Alfonso
    Cardiac Department, University Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:459-67. 2008
    ..Treatment of patients with in-stent restenosis (ISR) remains a challenge. We sought to compare results of sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) with those of bare-metal stents (BMS) in patients with ISR...
  32. doi request reprint Coronary aneurysms after drug-eluting stent implantation: clinical, angiographic, and intravascular ultrasound findings
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:2053-60. 2009
    ..This study sought to assess clinical, angiographic, and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) findings in patients developing coronary aneurysms (CANs) after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Repeat stenting for the prevention of the early lumen loss phenomenon in patients with in-stent restenosis. Angiographic and intravascular ultrasound findings of a randomized study
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology Department, Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Am Heart J 149:e1-8. 2005
    ..This phenomenon may contribute to recurrences. This prospective, randomized study was designed to determine if repeat stent implantation may prevent ELL in patients with in-stent restenosis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic implications of in-stent restenosis located at the stent edge. Insights from the restenosis intra-stent balloon angioplasty versus elective stenting (RIBS) randomized trial
    Fernando Alfonso
    University Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid
    Eur Heart J 25:1829-35. 2004
    ..ISR affecting the stent edge (EDG) is a poorly characterised subgroup with undefined therapeutic implications. We sought to determine the implications of ISR affecting the stent EDG...
  35. pmc Findings of intravascular ultrasound during acute stent thrombosis
    F Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology Department, Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Heart 90:1455-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the potential role of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) in evaluating patients experiencing an episode of acute stent thrombosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of repeat stenting with balloon angioplasty in patients with in-stent restenosis
    Fernando Alfonso
    Unidad de Hemodinamica, Servicio de Cardiologia Intervencionista, Instituto Cardiovascular, University Hospital San Carlos, Ciudad Universitaria, Plaza de Cristo Rey, Madrid 28040, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:796-805. 2003
    ..This randomized trial compared repeat stenting with balloon angioplasty (BA) in patients with in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  37. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of sirolimus-eluting stent with balloon angioplasty in patients with in-stent restenosis: results of the Restenosis Intrastent: Balloon Angioplasty Versus Elective Sirolimus-Eluting Stenting (RIBS-II) trial
    Fernando Alfonso
    Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2152-60. 2006
    ..We sought to assess the effectiveness of sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) in patients with in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  38. pmc Contrast echocardiography during alcohol septal ablation: friend or foe?
    F Alfonso
    Heart 91:e18. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint Endogenous anti-inflammatory response after coronary injury in a porcine model
    P Fantidis
    Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Servicio de Cardiologia Intervencionista, Prof Martin Lagos SN, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Invest 31:1019-23. 2001
    ..After percutaneous translumenal angioplasty, an inflammatory process is triggered. We investigate whether CRH/ACTH/cortisol axis is activated after deep vessel wall injury (DVWI)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of bosentan on neointimal response following coronary angioplasty
    M Sanmartin
    Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Invest 33:762-8. 2003
    ..However, there is little information on the effects of dual ETA/ETB receptor blockers, such as bosentan, on neointimal proliferation following experimental coronary angioplasty...
  41. ncbi request reprint Acute stent thrombosis visualized by intravascular ultrasound
    F Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology Department, San Carlos Universitary Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 13:531-4. 2001
    ..However, its value in patients suffering from acute stent thrombosis has not been described. Herein, we present the intravascular ultrasound findings of a patient experiencing ongoing stent thrombosis and impending vessel closure...
  42. ncbi request reprint Predictors of failure in direct stenting in the real world
    Nuno Fonseca
    Cardiologia Intervencionista, Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Clinico de São Carlos, Madrid, Espanha
    Rev Port Cardiol 23:951-60. 2004
    ..Stent implantation without predilation simplifies a large proportion of coronary intervention procedures, with a significant reduction in costs and procedure time...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Efficacy of sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in diabetic patients with very small vessels (< or = 2.25 mm). Insights from the DIABETES trial]
    Pilar Jimenez-Quevedo
    Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 59:1000-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in these high-risk patients following percutaneous coronary intervention...
  44. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with in-stent restenosis
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    EuroIntervention 5:D70-8. 2009
    ..This review will focus on treatment of patients with ISR emphasising currently available alternatives, technical issues, limitations and future perspectives...
  45. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical benefit of sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in diabetic patients with de novo coronary stenoses: long-term results of the DIABETES trial
    Pilar Jimenez-Quevedo
    Servicio de Cardiologia Intervencionista, Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid 28040, Spain
    Eur Heart J 28:1946-52. 2007
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Is refined OCT guidance of stent implantation needed?
    Nieves Gonzalo
    Interventional Cardiology, Hospital Clinico Universitario San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    EuroIntervention 6:G145-53. 2010
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Proximal left anterior descending coronary artery revascularization with drug-eluting stents
    Jorge Humberto Guardado
    Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Arq Bras Cardiol 88:159-66. 2007
    ..To assess the clinical prognosis of patients with coronary artery diseases undergoing percutaneous revascularization with drug-eluting stent implantation in the proximal left anterior descending coronary artery...
  48. ncbi request reprint Value of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association angiographic classification of coronary lesion morphology in patients with in-stent restenosis. Insights from the Restenosis Intra-stent Balloon angioplasty versus elective Stenting (R
    Fernando Alfonso
    University Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Am Heart J 151:681.e1-681.e9. 2006
    ..The implications of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) lesion classification in patients with in-stent restenosis (ISR) are unknown...
  49. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting stent thrombosis: results from a pooled analysis including 10 randomized studies
    Raul Moreno
    Division of Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:954-9. 2005
    ..We compared the risk of stent thrombosis (ST) after drug-eluting stents (DES) versus bare-metal stents (BMS), and tested the hypothesis that the risk of DES thrombosis is related to stent length...
  50. ncbi request reprint Morning cortisol production in coronary heart disease patients
    P Fantidis
    Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Prof Martin Lagos s n, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:304-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine morning cortisol production in coronary heart disease (CHD) patients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound guidance of multiple drug-eluting stent implantation in lesions associated with coronary aneurysms
    Godfrey Aleong
    Interventional Cardiology Department, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 21:E77-80. 2009
    ..The value of intravascular ultrasound to guide and optimize the results of this complex intervention is emphasized...
  52. ncbi request reprint Digital enhancement of stent images in primary and secondary percutaneous coronary revascularisation
    Julio Cordova
    Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    EuroIntervention 5:D101-6. 2009
    ..Furthermore, we report on a comparison between IVUS and digital enhancement stent images performed after coronary stenting...
  53. doi request reprint Findings of a mixed transfemoral aortic valve implantation program using Edwards and CoreValve devices
    Rosa Ana Hernández-Antolín
    Servicio de Cardiologia, Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 64:35-42. 2011
    ..The study's aim was to compare results obtained with these two devices...
  54. ncbi request reprint Platelet aggregation according to body mass index in patients undergoing coronary stenting: should clopidogrel loading-dose be weight adjusted?
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Interventional Cardiology Unit Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Plaza Cristo Rey s n planta 2N, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:169-74. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether body mass index (BMI) influenced platelet response to clopidogrel LD in patients undergoing CS...
  55. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of sirolimus-eluting stent versus standard stent for percutaneous coronary revascularization in diabetic patients: the diabetes and sirolimus-eluting stent (DIABETES) trial
    Manel Sabate
    The Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Circulation 112:2175-83. 2005
    ..Outcomes after percutaneous coronary interventions in diabetic patients are shadowed by the increased rate of recurrence compared with nondiabetic patients...
  56. ncbi request reprint Is a 300 mg clopidogrel loading dose sufficient to inhibit platelet function early after coronary stenting? A platelet function profile study
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Interventional Cardiology Unit Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:325-9. 2004
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Vascular effects of sirolimus-eluting versus bare-metal stents in diabetic patients: three-dimensional ultrasound results of the Diabetes and Sirolimus-Eluting Stent (DIABETES) Trial
    Pilar Jimenez-Quevedo
    San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2172-9. 2006
    ..A predefined intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) substudy was performed to evaluate the vascular effects of sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) versus bare-metal stent (BMS)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Treatment of a giant coronary aneurysm with a novel technique: scaffolding (tunnel) stenting to support PTFE-covered stents: insights from intravascular ultrasound
    Mauricio López-Meneses
    Unidad de Hemodinámica y Cardiología Intervencionista, Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Universitario San Carlos, Ciudad Universitaria, Plaza Cristo Rey, Madrid, 28040, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 14:273-6. 2002
    ..This was successfully treated with balloon angioplasty. The technical details of this new technique are described...
  59. ncbi request reprint PlA polymorphism and platelet reactivity following clopidogrel loading dose in patients undergoing coronary stent implantation
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 15:89-93. 2004
    ..This suggests the need for individualized antithrombotic regimens to optimally inhibit platelet reactivity...
  60. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of patients with proximal left anterior descending coronary artery in-stent restenosis treated with a second percutaneous procedure
    Raul Moreno
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain, 28040
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:218-21. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint [Implications of late expansion of self-expanding stents on neointimal response: a serial study with intravascular ultrasound]
    Marcelo Sanmartin
    Servicio de Cardiologia Intervencionista, Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 55:16-24. 2002
    ..The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the consequences of late self-expansion of coronary Wallstents...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Side branch occlusion during direct stent implantation. Incidence and related factors]
    Luis Páez
    Cardiologia Intervencionista, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Espana
    Arch Cardiol Mex 75:252-9. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the compromise of side branches when jailed by a coronary stent implanted without balloon predilation...
  63. ncbi request reprint Clinical variables related with in-stent restenosis late regression after bare metal coronary stenting
    Alejandro Alcocer
    Division of Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Arch Cardiol Mex 76:390-6. 2006
    ..ISR late regression phenomenon (ISRLR) has been previously described, but clinical variables related with this phenomenon remain unclear. The aim of the study was to identify the variables related with ISRLR...
  64. ncbi request reprint LDL-cholesterol predicts negative coronary artery remodelling in diabetic patients: an intravascular ultrasound study
    Pilar Jimenez-Quevedo
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, C Prof Martin Lagos s n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Eur Heart J 26:2307-12. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between coronary artery remodelling and glycaemic and lipid profiles in diabetic patients...
  65. ncbi request reprint "Candy wrapper" effect after drug-eluting stent implantation: déjà vu or stumbling over the same stone again?
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 61:387-91. 2004
    ..However, DESs are not immune from restenosis and we describe a case of "candy wrapper" effect, commonly observed with intracoronary brachytherapy (IBT). In this article, we review the common drawbacks of DES and IBT and their prevention...
  66. ncbi request reprint Coronary stenting versus balloon angioplasty in small vessels: a meta-analysis from 11 randomized studies
    Raul Moreno
    Division of Interventional Cardiology, Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1964-72. 2004
    ..A meta-analysis of 11 randomized trials was done to compare stenting versus balloon angioplasty (BA) in small coronary vessels...
  67. ncbi request reprint Predictors and implications of residual plaque burden after coronary stenting: an intravascular ultrasound study
    Fernando Alfonso
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Am Heart J 145:254-61. 2003
    ..In particular, the implications of residual plaque burden, after adjusting for confounding factors, are still unknown...
  68. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between gene sequence variations of platelet membrane receptors and aspirin responsiveness detected by the PFA-100 system in patients with coronary artery disease
    Esther Bernardo
    Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Platelets 17:586-90. 2006
    ..In conclusion, in vitro determined sensitivity to aspirin assessed using PFA-100 is not associated with gene sequence variations of platelet membrane receptors key to thrombus formation...
  69. ncbi request reprint Dual quantitative coronary angiography: a novel approach to quantify intracoronary thrombotic burden
    Godfrey Aleong
    Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    EuroIntervention 4:475-80. 2009
    ..To validate and test in vivo a new modality of quantitative coronary angiography (QCA), dual QCA (D-QCA), developed to quantify intracoronary thrombotic burden (ITB)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary brachytherapy following drug-eluting stent failure. It's still not time to hang up the spikes!
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, San Carlos University Hospital planta 2N, Plaza Cristo Rey s n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 4:171-5. 2003
    ..IBT for treatment of DES failure was shown to be both safe and efficient and, therefore, until ISR exists, IBT still remains an important player in this growing and even more challenging setting...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Summary of the clinical studies reported in the scientific session of the American Heart Association 2005 (Dallas, Texas, USA, 13-16 November 2005)]
    Javier Bermejo
    Sociedad Española de Cardiología, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 59:143-53. 2006
  72. doi request reprint Collagen embolization for the successful treatment of a distal coronary artery perforation
    Godfrey Aleong
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:332-5. 2009
    ..A 42-year old man suffered a coronary artery perforation in the right coronary artery secondary to a hydrophilic guidewire. We describe for the first time the use of collagen embolization to successfully treat this complication...
  73. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention for cardiac arrest secondary to ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction. Influence of immediate paramedical/medical assistance on clinical outcome
    Benigno Quintero-Moran
    Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Interventional Cardiology, Madrid, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:269-72. 2006
    ..Patients with cardiac arrest have been excluded from most randomized trials on percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  74. pmc Vessel shrinkage as a sign of atherosclerosis progression in type 2 diabetes: a serial intravascular ultrasound analysis
    Pilar Jimenez-Quevedo
    Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Diabetes 58:209-14. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the natural history of vascular remodeling of atherosclerotic plaques in patients with type 2 diabetes and the predictors of vessel shrinkage...
  75. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of drug-eluting stents in chronic total coronary occlusion recanalization: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Humberto J Colmenarez
    Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1854-66. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of drug-eluting stent (DES) and bare-metal stent (BMS) use in chronic total occlusion (CTO) recanalization...
  76. ncbi request reprint Cardiogenic shock at admission in patients with multivessel disease and acute myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention: related factors
    César Conde-Vela
    Division of Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 123:29-33. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to identify clinical and angiographic characteristics of patients with STEMI, multivessel disease and CS at admission referred to primary PCI...
  77. ncbi request reprint Iatrogenic subtle acute aortic dissection during coronary angioplasty for in-stent restenosis. Value of intravascular ultrasound for diagnosis and management
    Fernando Alfonso
    Cardiologia Intervencionista, Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Universitario San Carlos, Ciudad Universitaria, Plaza Cristo Rey, Madrid, 28040, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:511-3. 2004
    ..Both transesophageal echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging failed to detect any significant aortic wall abnormality...
  78. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis comparing the effect of drug-eluting versus bare metal stents on risk of acute myocardial infarction during follow-up
    Raul Moreno
    Unit of Interventional Cardiology, University Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 99:621-5. 2007
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  79. ncbi request reprint Importance of diastolic fractional flow reserve and dobutamine challenge in physiologic assessment of myocardial bridging
    Javier Escaned
    Interventional Cardiology Service, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:226-33. 2003
    ..This study reports a comparative assessment of the hemodynamic relevance of myocardial bridges (MB) using two modalities of fractional flow reserve (FFR), with and without concomitant inotropic challenge...
  80. doi request reprint Prognostic implications of bundle branch block in patients undergoing primary coronary angioplasty in the stent era
    David Vivas
    Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 105:1276-83. 2010
    ..In conclusion, in patients undergoing primary angioplasty in the stent era, BBB is associated with poor short- and long-term prognosis. This risk appears to be particularly high among patients with persistent BBB...
  81. ncbi request reprint Optical coherence tomography findings during "evolving" stent thrombosis
    Brian Zakhem
    Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:E222-5. 2011
    ..In our patient with a possible "evolving" stent thrombosis, optical coherence tomography revealed a unique "spider web-like" or "cheese-like" thrombus morphology not previously reported...
  82. doi request reprint Assessment of microcirculatory remodeling with intracoronary flow velocity and pressure measurements: validation with endomyocardial sampling in cardiac allografts
    Javier Escaned
    Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Circulation 120:1561-8. 2009
    ..We performed a comparison between 4 intracoronary physiological indices with the actual structural microcirculatory changes documented in transplanted hearts...
  83. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of a chronic occlusion in a noninfarct vessel in patients with acute myocardial infarction and multivessel disease undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Raul Moreno
    Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid 28040, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:16-9. 2006
    ..This study sought to elucidate the impact of a chronic occlusion in a noninfarct vessel among patients with multivessel disease undergoing PCI for AMI...
  84. ncbi request reprint Intracardiac echocardiography guidance for alcohol septal ablation in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
    Fernando Alfonso
    Cardiovascular Institute, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:E134-6. 2007
    ..Potential complications related to this technique and alternative therapeutic strategies are discussed. This report highlights the potential use of ICE to guide procedures of alcohol septal ablation in patients with HOCM...
  85. ncbi request reprint Multiple congenital coronary artery fistulae draining into the left ventricle
    Carlos Felipe Barrera-Ramírez
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Plaza Cristo Rey s n, 28040, Madrid, Espana
    Arch Cardiol Mex 74:45-8. 2004
    ..Since the coronary artery-cardiac chamber communications were multiple and diffuse neither surgery nor transcatheter coil occlusion was considered in this case...
  86. ncbi request reprint Identification of low responders to a 300-mg clopidogrel loading dose in patients undergoing coronary stenting
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Florida, Shands Jacksonville, 655 West 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Thromb Res 115:101-8. 2005
    ..In the present study, platelet function profiles were assessed in patients undergoing coronary stenting receiving a standard 300-mg clopidogrel loading dose with the aim to identify low clopidogrel responders...
  87. ncbi request reprint High clopidogrel loading dose during coronary stenting: effects on drug response and interindividual variability
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Florida, Shands Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Eur Heart J 25:1903-10. 2004
    ..To assess platelet inhibitory effects, interindividual variability in platelet inhibition as well as response to a 600 mg, compared to a standard 300 mg, clopidogrel loading dose (LD) after coronary stenting..
  88. ncbi request reprint Optimal implantation strategies using drug-eluting stents for in-stent restenosis: do we know the answer?
    Fernando Alfonso
    Circulation 110:e302. 2004
  89. ncbi request reprint Relocation of minimal luminal diameter after bare metal and drug-eluting stent implantation: incidence and impact on angiographic late loss
    Marco A Costa
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Imaging Core Laboratories, University of Florida Shands Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:181-8. 2007
    ..Comprehensive LL analyses, including MaxLL and AvgLL, provides a better appraisal of the biological and clinical effectiveness of DES...
  90. ncbi request reprint Residual plaque burden after stenting: does it matter?
    Fernando Alfonso
    Am J Cardiol 90:910. 2002
  91. ncbi request reprint Platelet function assessment to predict outcomes after coronary interventions: hype or hope?
    Fernando Alfonso
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1751-4. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint Platelet function profiles in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease on combined aspirin and clopidogrel treatment
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Florida, Shands Jacksonville, 655 West 8th St, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Diabetes 54:2430-5. 2005
    ..Reduced sensitivity to antiplatelet drugs may contribute to the increased atherothombotic risk in diabetic patients...
  93. ncbi request reprint Primary stenting in acute myocardial infarction secondary to right coronary artery dissection following blunt chest trauma. Usefulness of intracoronary ultrasound
    Raul Moreno
    Int J Cardiol 103:209-11. 2005
  94. ncbi request reprint Impact of platelet reactivity on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Florida College of Medicine Shands Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1541-7. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine the prognostic implications of high platelet reactivity (HPR) assessed in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients while in their steady-state phase of dual antiplatelet therapy...
  95. ncbi request reprint Angiographic and 3D intravascular ultrasound assessment of overlapping bare metal stent and three different formulations of drug-eluting stents in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Ren Kawaguchi
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Imaging Core Laboratories, University of Florida Shands Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:125-32. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the impact of overlapping bare-metal stent (BMS) and three different formulations of drug-eluting stent (DES) on intimal hyperplasia (IH) response of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  96. ncbi request reprint Insulin therapy is associated with platelet dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus on dual oral antiplatelet treatment
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Florida, Shands Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:298-304. 2006
    ..This study sought to assess the influence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and the impact of hypoglycemic treatment (insulin vs. noninsulin) on platelet function profiles in patients treated with dual oral antiplatelet therapy...
  97. ncbi request reprint Contribution of gene sequence variations of the hepatic cytochrome P450 3A4 enzyme to variability in individual responsiveness to clopidogrel
    Dominick J Angiolillo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Florida, Shands Jacksonville, 655 West 8th St, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:1895-900. 2006
    ..Because metabolic activity of CYP3A4 is genetically regulated, we hypothesized that genetic variations of this enzyme may contribute to clopidogrel response variability...
  98. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of in-stent late loss after drug-eluting coronary stent implantation
    Raul Moreno
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, University Hospital La Paz, Paseo La Castellana, 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain
    Eur Heart J 28:1583-91. 2007
    ..Controversy exists about the clinical significance of in-stent late loss (ISLL) after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation. We sought to clarify whether ISLL after DES implantation is related to a potential clinical impact...
  99. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting stents in primary PCI
    Fernando Alfonso
    N Engl J Med 355:2483; author reply 2484-6. 2006
  100. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stents vs brachytherapy for restenosis
    Fernando Alfonso
    JAMA 296:1837-8; author reply 1838. 2006