Reinaldo Bestetti

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dissecting slander and crying for justice: Carlos Chagas and the Nobel Prize of 1921
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Department of Medicine, UNAERP Medical School, Ribeirão Preto Brazil Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:2328-34. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Device therapy in Chagas disease heart failure
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    UNAERP Medical School, 14096 430 Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 10:1307-17. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Sudden cardiac death in Chagas' heart disease in the contemporary era
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital de Base da Faculdade de Medicina de São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 131:9-17. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of chronic systolic heart failure secondary to Chagas heart disease in the current era of heart failure therapy
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Outpatient Cardiomyopathy Service, Division of Cardiology, Sao Jose do Rio Preto Medical School, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    Am Heart J 156:422-30. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Justice where justice is due: A posthumous Nobel Prize to Carlos Chagas (1879-1934), the discoverer of American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease)
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital de Base, Faculty of Medicine of São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 134:9-16. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Endomyocardial fibrosis as a cause of Budd-Chiari syndrome and fatal pulmonary embolism
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Setor de Eletrocardiografia, Hospital de Base, Av Faria Lima, 5544, 15090 000, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:191-2. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A systematic review of studies on heart transplantation for patients with end-stage Chagas' heart disease
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital de Base, Faculty of Medicine of São José do Rio Preto, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    J Card Fail 15:249-55. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Effects of B-Blockers on outcome of patients with Chagas' cardiomyopathy with chronic heart failure
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    The Division of Cardiology, Hospital de Base, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 151:205-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Massive right-sided cardiac thrombosis in Chagas' heart disease without left ventricular dysfunction
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital de Base, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
    Acta Cardiol 66:67-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Ruptured pseudoaneurysm of aortic root graft into the pulmonary artery as a cause of severe heart failure
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Hospital Beneficencia Portuguesa, UNAERP Medical School, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Pathol 12:163-5. 2003

Collaborators

  • Emmanuel A Burdmann
  • Gustavo Carvalho
  • José A Cordeiro
  • Augusto Cardinalli-Neto
  • Tatiana A D Theodoropoulos
  • Natália D Bertolino
  • Jorge A Dib
  • Andrelisa V Parra
  • Vanessa C Rodrigues
  • Martina B Pinheiro
  • Kelly C Dourado
  • Helio A R Corbucci
  • Milena J Arcanjo
  • Daniel F Villafanha
  • Paula F Freitas
  • Vanessa Rodrigues
  • Adriana C Silva
  • Sônia Cancella
  • Ana Paula Otaviano
  • Márcio L Fioroni
  • Tatiana A Theodoropoulos
  • Osvaldo T Greco
  • Daniel M Haber

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Dissecting slander and crying for justice: Carlos Chagas and the Nobel Prize of 1921
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Department of Medicine, UNAERP Medical School, Ribeirão Preto Brazil Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:2328-34. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Device therapy in Chagas disease heart failure
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    UNAERP Medical School, 14096 430 Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 10:1307-17. 2012
    ..ICD therapy is offered to patients for secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death. Patients with moderate left ventricular dysfunction and inducible arrhythmia at electrophysiological testing should receive ICD therapy...
  3. doi request reprint Sudden cardiac death in Chagas' heart disease in the contemporary era
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital de Base da Faculdade de Medicina de São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 131:9-17. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of chronic systolic heart failure secondary to Chagas heart disease in the current era of heart failure therapy
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Outpatient Cardiomyopathy Service, Division of Cardiology, Sao Jose do Rio Preto Medical School, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    Am Heart J 156:422-30. 2008
    ..In refractory heart failure, heart transplantation is the treatment of choice...
  5. doi request reprint Justice where justice is due: A posthumous Nobel Prize to Carlos Chagas (1879-1934), the discoverer of American Trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease)
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital de Base, Faculty of Medicine of São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 134:9-16. 2009
    ..One-hundred years after the discovery, we can appreciate the greatness of the discovery of Carlos Chagas, never seem in the realm of biological research. Time to make justice, therefore, has finally come...
  6. doi request reprint Endomyocardial fibrosis as a cause of Budd-Chiari syndrome and fatal pulmonary embolism
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Setor de Eletrocardiografia, Hospital de Base, Av Faria Lima, 5544, 15090 000, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:191-2. 2010
    ..Histologically, an intense fibrotic thickening of the endomyocardium extending into the myocardium was observed. Cardiac thrombosis associated with endomyocardial fibrosis should be added to the list of causes of Budd-Chiari syndrome...
  7. doi request reprint A systematic review of studies on heart transplantation for patients with end-stage Chagas' heart disease
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital de Base, Faculty of Medicine of São José do Rio Preto, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    J Card Fail 15:249-55. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Effects of B-Blockers on outcome of patients with Chagas' cardiomyopathy with chronic heart failure
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    The Division of Cardiology, Hospital de Base, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 151:205-8. 2011
    ..A few studies have shown a beneficial effect of B-Blocker therapy on cardiac function and functional status in patients with chronic heart failure secondary to Chagas' cardiomyopathy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Massive right-sided cardiac thrombosis in Chagas' heart disease without left ventricular dysfunction
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital de Base, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
    Acta Cardiol 66:67-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, massive right-sided thrombosis can be detected in Chagas' disease patients with no overt right- and left-sided ventricular failure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ruptured pseudoaneurysm of aortic root graft into the pulmonary artery as a cause of severe heart failure
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Hospital Beneficencia Portuguesa, UNAERP Medical School, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Pathol 12:163-5. 2003
    ..Thus, fistulous communication with pulmonary artery causing heart failure is a complication of pseudoaneurysm after aortic and root replacement, which can be diagnosed clinically and echocardiographically...
  11. ncbi request reprint Switch from calcineurin inhibitors to sirolimus-induced renal recovery in heart transplant recipients in the midterm follow-up
    Reinaldo Bestetti
    Division of Cardiology, Sao Jose do Rio Preto Medical School, Brazil
    Transplantation 81:692-6. 2006
    ..A limited number of recent papers have showed that the switch from CI to sirolimus improved renal function in late follow-up of heart transplant patients with CI-related nephrotoxicity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of patients undergoing isolated partial left ventriculectomy
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine of the Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá, Ribeirão Preto City, Brazil
    Acta Cardiol 59:405-8. 2004
    ..This study aimed at providing a 6-year follow-up of patients undergoing partial left ventriculectomy because the long-term clinical course of patients who undergo this procedure is unknown...
  13. ncbi request reprint Trypanosoma cruzi myocardial infection reactivation presenting as complete atrioventricular block in a Chagas' heart transplant recipient
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Department of Cardiology, Faculdade de Medicina de Sao Jose do Rio Preto, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Pathol 13:323-6. 2004
    ..Thus, complete atrioventricular block may be another clinical manifestation of Trypanosoma cruzi infection reactivation in Chagas' heart transplant recipients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Angina-like chest pain and syncope as the clinical presentation of left ventricular endomyocardial fibrosis: a case report
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Cardiology Division, Faculty of Medicine of São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
    Angiology 56:339-42. 2005
    ..Thus, angina-like chest pain and near-syncopal episodes should be added to the list of clinical manifestations of pure left ventricular endomyocardial fibrosis...
  15. doi request reprint Predictors of all-cause mortality in chronic Chagas' heart disease in the current era of heart failure therapy
    Tatiana A D Theodoropoulos
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital de Base, Faculty of Medicine of São José do Rio Preto, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 128:22-9. 2008
    ..We sought to identify predictors of all-cause mortality for Chagas' disease patients with chronic systolic heart failure because they are virtually lacking in the current era of heart failure therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of all-cause mortality for patients with chronic Chagas' heart disease receiving implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy
    Augusto Cardinalli-Neto
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital de Base, Sao Jose do Rio Preto Medical School, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:1236-40. 2007
    ..This study aimed at determining predictors of all-cause mortality for Chagas' disease patients receiving ICD therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of all-cause mortality for patients with Chagas' cardiomyopathy listed for heart transplantation
    Jorge A Dib
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital de Base, Sao Jose do Rio Preto Medical School, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 136:162-4. 2009
    ..01; hazard ratio=14.68, 95% Confidence Interval 1.86 to 115.82) and the Transpulmonary Gradient (p=0.02; HR=1.15, 95% Confidence Interval 1.03 to 1.30) were established independent predictors of all-cause mortality...
  18. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of Chagas' disease in patients awaiting heart transplantation
    Natália D Bertolino
    Hospital de Base, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:449-53. 2010
    ..Accordingly, in this study we compare outcomes in Chagas' disease with non-Chagas'-disease-related advanced heart failure among patients on the waiting list for heart transplantation...
  19. ncbi request reprint QT interval dispersion in patients with chronic heart failure secondary to Chagas' cardiomyopathy: correlation with clinical variables of prognostic significance
    Helio A R Corbucci
    Cardiology Division, Sao Jose do Rio Preto Medical School, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Pathol 15:18-23. 2006
    ..One study has demonstrated an association between QT interval dispersion and sudden cardiac death. No data exist regarding the association of clinical variables and QT interval dispersion in patients with this condition...
  20. ncbi request reprint Automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in Chagas' heart disease patients with malignant ventricular arrhythmias
    Augusto Cardinalli-Neto
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital de Base, Sao Jose do Rio Preto Medical School, São José do Rio Preto City, Brazil
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:467-70. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint [Aorta-right ventricle fistula. An unexpected complication of bacterial endocarditis]
    Gustavo Carvalho
    Hospital de Base, Faculdade de Medicina de Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP
    Arq Bras Cardiol 85:346-7. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of socioeconomic status on outcome of a Brazilian heart transplant recipients cohort
    Andrelisa V Parra
    Int J Cardiol 125:142-3. 2008
    ..Patients in the low socioeconomic status had a prognosis similar to that seen in patients in the median socioeconomic status. Thus, low socioeconomic status has no unfavorable impact on outcome of cardiac transplant recipients in Brazil...
  23. ncbi request reprint Switch from cyclosporine to sirolimus as a treatment of acute renal failure complicating cardiogenic shock in a heart transplant recipient
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Int J Cardiol 112:e83-4. 2006
  24. doi request reprint Re: Predictors of all-cause mortality for patients with chronic Chagas' heart disease receiving implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy
    Augusto Cardinalli-Neto
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:E34-5. 2008
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessment of QTc interval dispersion in patients with chronic heart failure secondary to Chagas-Hypertensive cardiomyopathy
    Martina B Pinheiro
    Int J Cardiol 121:93-4. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of a mycophenolate mofetil-based immunosuppressive regimen in Chagas' heart transplant recipients
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Transplantation 84:441-2. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and outcome of chronic ischemic heart failure in angina-free patients
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Int J Cardiol 128:145-6. 2008
    ..Thus, angina-free patients with ischemic heart failure have a distinctive clinical picture and a better outcome than ischemic chest pain patients with chronic heart failure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Treating patients with Chagas' cardiomyopathy with chronic heart failure in the contemporary era
    Reinaldo B Bestetti
    Am Heart J 154:e35; author reply e33. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessment of quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure secondary to Chagas' cardiomyopathy
    Kelly C Dourado
    Int J Cardiol 108:412-3. 2006
    ..Quality of Life Assessment in chagasic patients is similar to that found in patients with nonchagasic heart failure...