Leonardo Bolognese

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation between preintervention angiographic evidence of coronary collateral circulation and clinical and angiographic outcomes after primary angioplasty or stenting for acute myocardial infarction
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 89:121-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Elevations in troponin I after percutaneous coronary interventions are associated with abnormal tissue-level perfusion in high-risk patients with non-ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, S Donato Hospital, Via P Nenni n 22, 52100 Arezzo, Italy
    Circulation 110:1592-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Epicardial and microvascular reperfusion with primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Hospital ofArezzo, Arezzo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:447-52. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of upstream tirofiban versus downstream high bolus dose tirofiban or abciximab on tissue-level perfusion and troponin release in high-risk acute coronary syndromes treated with percutaneous coronary interventions: the EVEREST trial
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Azienda Ospedaliera Arezzo, Arezzo, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:522-8. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Is intravascular ultrasound beneficial for percutaneous coronary intervention of bifurcation lesions? Evidence from a 4,314-patient registry
    Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai
    Division of Cardiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Clin Res Cardiol 100:1021-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Changing patterns of ST elevation myocardial infarction epidemiology
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Am Heart J 160:S1-3. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Impact of iso-osmolar versus low-osmolar contrast agents on contrast-induced nephropathy and tissue reperfusion in unselected patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (from the Contrast
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 109:67-74. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The contrast media and nephrotoxicity following coronary revascularization by primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction study: design and rationale of the CONTRAST-AMI study
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Cardiovascular Department, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:199-206. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Angiographic findings, time course of regional and global left ventricular function, and clinical outcome in diabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 91:544-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular remodeling after primary coronary angioplasty: patterns of left ventricular dilation and long-term prognostic implications
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Circulation 106:2351-7. 2002

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Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation between preintervention angiographic evidence of coronary collateral circulation and clinical and angiographic outcomes after primary angioplasty or stenting for acute myocardial infarction
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 89:121-5. 2002
    ..CC does not exert a protective effect in patients who undergo mechanical intervention in the first 6 hours of AMI onset...
  2. ncbi request reprint Elevations in troponin I after percutaneous coronary interventions are associated with abnormal tissue-level perfusion in high-risk patients with non-ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, S Donato Hospital, Via P Nenni n 22, 52100 Arezzo, Italy
    Circulation 110:1592-7. 2004
    ..In the setting of non-ST-segment-elevation (NSTE) acute coronary syndromes (ACS), the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying post-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) cardiac troponin I (cTnI) elevation remain unclear...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epicardial and microvascular reperfusion with primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Hospital ofArezzo, Arezzo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:447-52. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of upstream tirofiban versus downstream high bolus dose tirofiban or abciximab on tissue-level perfusion and troponin release in high-risk acute coronary syndromes treated with percutaneous coronary interventions: the EVEREST trial
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Azienda Ospedaliera Arezzo, Arezzo, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:522-8. 2006
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Is intravascular ultrasound beneficial for percutaneous coronary intervention of bifurcation lesions? Evidence from a 4,314-patient registry
    Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai
    Division of Cardiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Clin Res Cardiol 100:1021-8. 2011
    ..We aimed to compare IVUS-guided PCI versus standard PCI in a large registry of patients undergoing PCI for bifurcations in the drug-eluting stent era...
  6. doi request reprint Changing patterns of ST elevation myocardial infarction epidemiology
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Am Heart J 160:S1-3. 2010
    ..At the same time, improved survival in recent decades may have contributed to an increase in the pool of people at risk for developing HF. Thus, the epidemiology and treatment of this condition has not stood still...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of iso-osmolar versus low-osmolar contrast agents on contrast-induced nephropathy and tissue reperfusion in unselected patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (from the Contrast
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 109:67-74. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint The contrast media and nephrotoxicity following coronary revascularization by primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction study: design and rationale of the CONTRAST-AMI study
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Cardiovascular Department, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:199-206. 2010
    ..Furthermore, whereas high-osmolar contrast media was shown to have direct nephrotoxicity, the role of low-osmolar and iso-osmolar agents is still debated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Angiographic findings, time course of regional and global left ventricular function, and clinical outcome in diabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 91:544-9. 2003
    ..51, 95% CI 1.04 to 2.18, p = 0.03). Thus, diabetes is an independent predictor of clinical outcome even if PTCA is used as the primary reperfusion strategy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular remodeling after primary coronary angioplasty: patterns of left ventricular dilation and long-term prognostic implications
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Circulation 106:2351-7. 2002
    ..The prevalence, course, and prognostic value of LV remodeling after primary PTCA are still to be clarified...
  11. ncbi request reprint The emerging role of platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in managing high-risk patients with non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Cardiovascular Department, Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Azienda Ospedaliera, Arezzo, Italy
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1217-26. 2007
    ..However, optimal timing of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor administration - 'upstream' in the coronary care unit or 'downstream' when the patient goes to the catheterization laboratory - has not been established...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of microvascular dysfunction on left ventricular remodeling and long-term clinical outcome after primary coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Circulation 109:1121-6. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that preserved microvascular integrity in the area at risk would favorably influence left ventricular (LV) remodeling and long-term outcome after acute myocardial infarction...
  13. doi request reprint Long-term effectiveness and safety of sirolimus stent implantation for coronary in-stent restenosis results of the TRUE (Tuscany Registry of sirolimus for unselected in-stent restenosis) registry at 4 years
    Francesco Liistro
    Cardiovascular Department, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:613-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term clinical outcome of the efficacy and safety of sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) for in-stent restenosis (ISR) in the TRUE (Tuscany Registry of Unselected In-Stent Restenosis) database...
  14. ncbi request reprint Abciximab therapy improves 1-month survival rate in unselected patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing routine infarct artery stent implantation
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 144:315-22. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical outcome of alternative treatment strategies for drug-eluting stents restenosis
    Francesco Liistro
    San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    EuroIntervention 5:454-9. 2009
    ..Due to the widespread use of drug-eluting stents (DES), in-DES restenosis is increasing. The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical outcome of patients undergoing repeat percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for DES restenosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Abciximab therapy improves survival in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by early cardiogenic shock undergoing coronary artery stent implantation
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 90:353-7. 2002
    ..The mechanism of the clinical benefit of abciximab at 1 month was not related to the patency of the IRA...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of thrombus aspiration on myocardial tissue reperfusion and left ventricular functional recovery and remodeling after primary angioplasty
    Francesco Liistro
    Cardiovascular Department, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:376-83. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that manual thrombus aspiration during primary PCI would favorably influence tissue-level myocardial perfusion and left ventricular (LV) functional recovery and remodeling...
  18. doi request reprint Elutax paclitaxel-eluting balloon followed by bare-metal stent compared with Xience V drug-eluting stent in the treatment of de novo coronary stenosis: a randomized trial
    Francesco Liistro
    Cardiovascular and Neurologic Department, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Am Heart J 166:920-6. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to compare the 9-month restenosis rates of a strategy of predilatation with PEB followed by bare-metal CoCr stent (PEB + BMS group) versus implantation of everolimus DES (DES group)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting balloon in peripheral intervention for below the knee angioplasty evaluation (DEBATE-BTK): a randomized trial in diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia
    Francesco Liistro
    Cardiovascular and Neurological Department, San Donato Hospital, Via Pietro Nenni 20, 52100, Arezzo, Italy
    Circulation 128:615-21. 2013
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  20. doi request reprint Drug-eluting balloon angioplasty for carotid in-stent restenosis
    Francesco Liistro
    Cardiovascular and Neurological Department, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    J Endovasc Ther 19:729-33. 2012
    ..To report midterm results of 3 cases in which drug-eluting balloons (DEBs) were successfully used for the management of carotid in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of impact of emergency percutaneous revascularization on outcome of patients > or =75 to those < 75 years of age with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Viale Morgagni I 50134 Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 91:1458-61, A6. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Relation of time to treatment and mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing primary coronary angioplasty
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 89:1248-52. 2002
    ..The effects of other variables associated with a longer time to reperfusion may have a stronger impact on mortality, obscuring the incremental value of time to reperfusion at multivariate analysis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does gender affect the clinical outcome of patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention?
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:423-8. 2003
    ..The benefit of early PCI is similar in women and men, and any potential referral bias in the use of PCI based on gender differences should be avoided...
  24. pmc Impact of critical limb ischemia on long-term cardiac mortality in diabetic patients undergoing percutaneous coronary revascularization
    Francesco Liistro
    Cardiovascular and Neurologic Department, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Diabetes Care 36:1495-500. 2013
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  25. ncbi request reprint VDD pacemaker replacement is safe and reliable independently of the previously implanted lead: a prospective and controlled study
    Alessandro Fabiani
    Div Cardiologia, Osp Area Aretina Nord, Arezzo, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 15:107-11. 2006
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  26. doi request reprint Modalities of treatment and 30-day outcomes of unselected patients older than 75 years with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: data from the BLITZ study
    Leonardo De Luca
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Division of Cardiology, European Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:1045-51. 2008
    ..The optimal treatment strategy for elderly patients presenting with ST-elevation myocardial infarction is still controversial and few investigations have studied this high-risk population in a community setting...
  27. doi request reprint Drug-Eluting Balloon in Peripheral Intervention for the Superficial Femoral Artery: The DEBATE-SFA Randomized Trial (Drug Eluting Balloon in Peripheral Intervention for the Superficial Femoral Artery)
    Francesco Liistro
    Cardiovascular and Neurologic Department, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 6:1295-302. 2013
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  28. doi request reprint Endothelial progenitor cells, microvascular obstruction, and left ventricular remodeling in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Italo Porto
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 112:782-91. 2013
    ..The extent of this mobilization seems to be correlated to the area at risk and to the amount of MVO. Persistently low levels of EPC are associated to LV remodeling...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of sirolimus stent implantation for coronary in-stent restenosis: the TRUE (Tuscany Registry of Sirolimus for Unselected In-Stent Restenosis) Registry
    Francesco Liistro
    Cardiovascular Departments of San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:270-5. 2006
    ..This study sought to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the sirolimus-eluting stent in the treatment of in-stent restenosis (ISR) in consecutive unselected patients undergoing coronary intervention in a real-world scenario...
  30. doi request reprint Shifting from pharmacological to systematic mechanical reperfusion therapy for acute myocardial infarction via a cooperating network: impact on reperfusion rate and in-hospital mortality
    Giovanni Falsini
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Azienda Ospedaliera Arezzo, Arezzo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:245-50. 2008
    ..Limited data are available about the clinical impact of the implementation of a systematic primary angioplasty infarct reperfusion program in the real world...
  31. ncbi request reprint The clinical burden of contrast media-induced nephropathy
    Francesco Liistro
    Cardiology Department, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 4:668-76. 2003
    ..Alternatives to ordinary CM, such as carbon dioxide or gadolinium chelates, can be used in patients at high risk of CIN undergoing peripheral diagnostic or interventional procedures, thus reducing the occurrence of CIN...
  32. doi request reprint Transfer for primary angioplasty in elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Francesco Liistro
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Acute Card Care 10:152-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was the evaluation of an immediate transfer for primary angioplasty (PPCI) in elderly (age > or = 75 years) patients with ST elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  33. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing primary infarct artery stenting with or without abciximab in acute myocardial infarction
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1879-85. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate the efficacy of abciximab as adjunctive therapy to routine infarct-related artery (IRA) stenting...
  34. doi request reprint A tailored approach to overcoming challenges of a bovine aortic arch during left internal carotid artery stenting
    Giorgio Ventoruzzo
    Cardiovascular Department, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    J Endovasc Ther 19:329-38. 2012
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  35. doi request reprint Two-year clinical outcome with drug-eluting stents versus bare-metal stents in a real-world registry of unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis from the Italian Society of Invasive Cardiology
    Tullio Palmerini
    Istituto di Cardiologia, Policlinico S Orsola, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 102:1463-8. 2008
    ..The benefit of DESs in reducing cardiac mortality was obtained in the period in which clinical manifestations of restenosis usually peak...
  36. doi request reprint Temporal pattern of ischemic events in relation to dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Tullio Palmerini
    Istituto di Cardiologia, Policlinico S Orsola, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1176-81. 2009
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  37. doi request reprint Ostial and midshaft lesions vs. bifurcation lesions in 1111 patients with unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis treated with drug-eluting stents: results of the survey from the Italian Society of Invasive Cardiology
    Tullio Palmerini
    Istituto di Cardiologia, Policlinico S Orsola, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola, 40 138 Bologna, Italy
    Eur Heart J 30:2087-94. 2009
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  38. ncbi request reprint [Clinical outcome of percutaneous revascularization by stent-assisted balloon angioplasty of femoro-popliteal and tibial vessels in diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia]
    Francesco Liistro
    Dipartimento Cardiovascolare, Azienda Ospedaliera di Arezzo
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 10:713-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the long-term clinical outcome of percutaneous peripheral interventions in diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) in terms of occurrence of major amputation and mortality...
  39. doi request reprint Impact of acute coronary syndromes on two-year clinical outcomes in patients with unprotected left main coronary artery stenosis treated with drug-eluting stents
    Tullio Palmerini
    Istituto di Cardiologia, Policlinico S Orsola, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 105:174-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, patients with ULMCA stenosis and ACS treated with DESs have an increased risk of cardiac mortality and MI during the first year after the intervention compared to stable patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms, prevention and treatment of distal embolization
    Italo Porto
    Cardiovascular Department, San Donato Hospital, Via Pietro Nenni 22 52100 Arezzo, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 19:4576-85. 2013
    ..Prevention and treatment of DE represent some of the most debated topics in interventional cardiology. This review paper is focused on mechanisms of DE and on the strategies for its prevention and treatment in both ACS and stable CAD. ..
  41. doi request reprint Unravelling the benefit against the risk of long-term dual antiplatelet therapy
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Arezzo Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Curr Opin Cardiol 26:S22-30. 2011
    ..To evaluate whether long-term antiplatelet therapy may be effective and well tolerated...
  42. doi request reprint Amiodarone-induced pulmonary toxicity mimicking acute pulmonary edema
    Iacopo Fabiani
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Division of Infectious Diseases, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:361-5. 2011
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  43. doi request reprint Stress cardiomyopathy (tako-tsubo) triggered by nervous system diseases: a systematic review of the reported cases
    Italo Porto
    Cardiovascular and Neurological Department, Ospedale San Donato, Arezzo, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:2441-8. 2013
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  44. doi request reprint Long-term morphofunctional remodeling of internal thoracic artery grafts: a frequency-domain optical coherence tomography study
    Italo Porto
    Interventional Cardiology Unit, San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:269-76. 2013
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  45. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelet therapy in patients undergoing coronary stent implantation: Italian Society of Interventional Cardiology consensus document
    Giulio Guagliumi
    Cardiovascular Department, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:782-91. 2007
    ..However, the combination of delayed healing with DES and the increasing complexity of the stent implantation raises more demanding safety concerns about the dosage and duration of dual antiplatelet therapy...
  46. ncbi request reprint VDD pacemaker replacement independently of the implanted lead: a prospective study
    Alessandro Fabiani
    Division of Cardiology, Area Aretina Nord Hospital, Arezzo
    Ital Heart J 4:701-5. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the atrial sensing performance of VDD pacemakers working in combination with non-dedicated chronic leads...
  47. ncbi request reprint Two-by-two factorial comparison of high-bolus-dose tirofiban followed by standard infusion versus abciximab and sirolimus-eluting versus bare-metal stent implantation in patients with acute myocardial infarction: design and rationale for the MULTI-STRATEG
    Marco Valgimigli
    Cardiology, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Am Heart J 154:39-45. 2007
    ..Similarly, whether tirofiban administered at high-bolus dose (HBD) followed by standard infusion is a valuable alternative to abciximab in the setting of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction remains uncertain...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous coronary interventions in elderly patients: clinical indications and adjunctive medical treatment. The Italian Drug Evaluation in Angioplasty (IDEA) study]
    Irene Bossi
    Dipartimento Cardiovascolare A De Gasperis, Ospedale Niguarda Ca Granda, Milano
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 7:136-44. 2006
    ..Nevertheless data on the real clinical practice are lacking. The aim of the study was to describe different therapeutic strategies in elderly patients enrolled in the Italian Drug Evaluation in Angioplasty (IDEA) study...
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparison of dobutamine echocardiography and 99mTc-sestamibi tomography for prediction of left ventricular ejection fraction outcome after acute myocardial infarction treated with successful primary coronary angioplasty
    Roberto Sciagrà
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Nucl Med 43:8-14. 2002
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  50. ncbi request reprint Late acute thrombosis after implantation of sirolimus-eluting stent to treat in-stent restenosis
    Francesco Liistro
    Acute Card Care 8:116-8. 2006
    ..We report the case of late sirolimus-eluting stent thrombosis occurring 22 months after its elective implantation in a restenotic BMS and soon after the interruption of combined anti-platelet therapy with aspirin and Clopidogrel...
  51. doi request reprint Early aggressive vs. initially conservative treatment in elderly patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome: the Italian Elderly ACS study
    Stefano Savonitto
    Angelo De Gasperis Department of Cardiology, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:217-26. 2008
    ..Despite their high-risk characteristics and worse outcomes, compared with younger patients, the elderly receive less aggressive treatments, also due to less clear evidence regarding the most effective treatment strategy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting stents in primary PCI
    Marco Valgimigli
    N Engl J Med 355:2484; author reply 2484-6. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes in the Italian cardiology network: the BLITZ-2 study
    Antonio Di Chiara
    S M Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:393-405. 2006
    ..The BLITZ-2 study was planned to survey the epidemiology and management strategies of NSTEACS in the Italian cardiological network...
  54. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of acute myocardial infarction in the Italian CCU network: the BLITZ study
    Antonio Di Chiara
    S M Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Eur Heart J 24:1616-29. 2003
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  55. ncbi request reprint Drug therapy during percutaneous coronary interventions in stable and unstable coronary artery disease: the Italian Drug Evaluation in Angioplasty (IDEA) study
    Stefano Savonitto
    A De Gasperis Cardiothoracic Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:106-18. 2005
    ..Although periprocedural drug therapy has been shown to improve the outcome of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), information regarding its use in daily clinical practice is limited...
  56. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and outcome of diabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction. Data from the BLITZ-1 study
    Gianni Casella
    Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:374-83. 2005
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  57. doi request reprint Immediate angioplasty versus standard therapy with rescue angioplasty after thrombolysis in the Combined Abciximab REteplase Stent Study in Acute Myocardial Infarction (CARESS-in-AMI): an open, prospective, randomised, multicentre trial
    Carlo Di Mario
    Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College, London UK
    Lancet 371:559-68. 2008
    ..To assess the best management, we randomised patients with STEMI treated by thrombolysis and abciximab at a non-interventional hospital to immediate transfer for PCI, or to standard medical therapy with transfer for rescue angioplasty...
  58. ncbi request reprint Combined Abciximab REteplase Stent Study in acute myocardial infarction (CARESS in AMI)
    Carlo Di Mario
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Am Heart J 148:378-85. 2004
    ..If a mechanical recanalization is likely to be performed in an emergency, it is probably desirable that the patient receives abciximab, the glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonist with the strongest evidence of benefit for angioplasty in AMI...
  59. doi request reprint Comparison of angioplasty with infusion of tirofiban or abciximab and with implantation of sirolimus-eluting or uncoated stents for acute myocardial infarction: the MULTISTRATEGY randomized trial
    Marco Valgimigli
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    JAMA 299:1788-99. 2008
    ..Similarly, the use of drug-eluting stents in this patient population is currently discouraged because of conflicting results on efficacy reported in randomized trials and safety concerns reported by registries...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Italian Consensus Conference on drug-eluting stents]
    Ciro Indolfi
    Società Italialna di Cardiologia Invasiva, Cattedra di Cardiologia, Università degli Studi Magnut Graecia, Catanzaro
    Ital Heart J Suppl 5:64-70. 2004
  61. ncbi request reprint [Italian guidelines on cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease: executive summary]
    Raffaele Griffo
    U O di Cardiologia Riabilitativa, ASL 3 Genovese, Ospedale La Colletta, Arenzano, GE
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:286-97. 2008
  62. ncbi request reprint [How to use the journal: an ambitious perspective]
    Leonardo Bolognese
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:3-4. 2008
  63. ncbi request reprint [Myocardial infarction redefined based on the consensus document of the ESC/ACC]
    Antonio Di Chiara
    U O di Cardiologia A O S Maria della Misericordia Piazzale S Maria della Misericorda, 15 33100 Udine
    Ital Heart J Suppl 3:208-14. 2002
    ..The Board of the Emergency Area of the National Association of Hospital Cardiologists (ANMCO) will review the document and analyze the issues of major concern...
  64. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting: first consensus document of the ICCS-SPREAD Joint Committee
    Alberto Cremonesi
    Società Italiana di Cardiologia Interventistica Italian Society of Interventional Cardiology
    Stroke 37:2400-9. 2006
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  65. ncbi request reprint Tolerability of percutaneous coronary interventions in patients receiving nadroparin calcium for unstable angina or non-Q-wave myocardial infarction: the Angiofrax study
    Jean Pierre Bassand
    University Hospital Jean Minjoz, Besancon, France
    Curr Med Res Opin 19:107-13. 2003
    ..The tolerability of this anti-thrombotic regimen (i.e. unfractionated heparin for the duration of PCIs, preceded and followed by subcutaneous injection of nadroparin) is not yet documented...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Response to the open letter of the President-Elect of the European Society of Cardiology Roberto Ferrari, published in Il Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia 1, 2007]
    Stefano De Servi
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 8:134. 2007