E A Bocchi

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical quantification of inflammatory cells in endomyocardial biopsy fragments after heart transplantation: a new potential method to improve the diagnosis of rejection after heart transplantation
    E A Bocchi
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Transplant Proc 46:1489-96. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The reality of heart failure in Latin America
    Edimar Alcides Bocchi
    Heart Institute InCor of São Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:949-58. 2013
  3. pmc Heart failure in South America
    Edimar Alcides Bocchi
    Heart Institute, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Brazil
    Curr Cardiol Rev 9:147-56. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effects of the recombinant form of the natural human B-type natriuretic peptide and levosimendan on pulmonary hyperventilation and chemosensivity in heart failure
    Edimar Alcides Bocchi
    Laboratório de Insuficiência Cardíaca e Transplante do Instituto do Coraçāo do Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da USP InCor HC FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Ther 31:100-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Cardiomyopathy, adult valve disease and heart failure in South America
    E A Bocchi
    Heart Institute InCor, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Heart 95:181-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of high doses of growth hormone in the introduction and optimization of medical treatment in decompensated congestive heart failure
    Edimar Bocchi
    Heart Failure Clinics of the Clinical Cardiology Department, Heart Institute of the Sao Paulo University Medical School, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 110:313-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil effects on exercise, neurohormonal activation, and erectile dysfunction in congestive heart failure: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study followed by a prospective treatment for erectile dysfunction
    Edimar Alcides Bocchi
    Heart Failure Clinics, Heart Institute, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Circulation 106:1097-103. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular regional wall motion, ejection fraction, and geometry after partial left ventriculectomy. Influence of associated mitral valve repair
    E A Bocchi
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 18:458-65. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint The paradox of survival results after heart transplantation for cardiomyopathy caused by Trypanosoma cruzi. First Guidelines Group for Heart Transplantation of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology
    E A Bocchi
    Brazilian Society of Cardiology, Sao Paulo
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:1833-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The Brazilian experience with heart transplantation: a multicenter report
    E A Bocchi
    University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Heart Institute InCor, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Heart Lung Transplant 20:637-45. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical quantification of inflammatory cells in endomyocardial biopsy fragments after heart transplantation: a new potential method to improve the diagnosis of rejection after heart transplantation
    E A Bocchi
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Transplant Proc 46:1489-96. 2014
    ..956 and 0.934, respectively. IHC counting of mononuclear inflammatory infiltrate in EMB seems to have additive potential role in evaluation of EMB for the diagnosis and prognosis of rejection episodes. ..
  2. doi request reprint The reality of heart failure in Latin America
    Edimar Alcides Bocchi
    Heart Institute InCor of São Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:949-58. 2013
    ..Overall, in the scenario of lower total expenditure on health per capita and lower gross national income per capita, new strategies are essential for prevention and treatment of HF in LA...
  3. pmc Heart failure in South America
    Edimar Alcides Bocchi
    Heart Institute, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Brazil
    Curr Cardiol Rev 9:147-56. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Effects of the recombinant form of the natural human B-type natriuretic peptide and levosimendan on pulmonary hyperventilation and chemosensivity in heart failure
    Edimar Alcides Bocchi
    Laboratório de Insuficiência Cardíaca e Transplante do Instituto do Coraçāo do Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da USP InCor HC FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Ther 31:100-7. 2013
    ..Despite increased blood levels of natriuretic peptides in clinical conditions associated with dyspnea, their effect on pulmonary VE and chemoreceptor activity remains unexplored...
  5. doi request reprint Cardiomyopathy, adult valve disease and heart failure in South America
    E A Bocchi
    Heart Institute InCor, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Heart 95:181-9. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of high doses of growth hormone in the introduction and optimization of medical treatment in decompensated congestive heart failure
    Edimar Bocchi
    Heart Failure Clinics of the Clinical Cardiology Department, Heart Institute of the Sao Paulo University Medical School, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 110:313-7. 2006
    ..Optimizing oral therapy in patients with unstable decompensated and/or dobutamine-dependent congestive heart failure (CHF) is a challenge...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil effects on exercise, neurohormonal activation, and erectile dysfunction in congestive heart failure: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study followed by a prospective treatment for erectile dysfunction
    Edimar Alcides Bocchi
    Heart Failure Clinics, Heart Institute, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Circulation 106:1097-103. 2002
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) is common in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). ED reduces quality of life, and it may affect compliance, thereby impairing the success of CHF treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular regional wall motion, ejection fraction, and geometry after partial left ventriculectomy. Influence of associated mitral valve repair
    E A Bocchi
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 18:458-65. 2000
    ..We investigated the effects of isolated left partial ventriculectomy and left partial ventriculectomy associated with mitral annuloplasty on refractory heart failure due to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy...
  9. ncbi request reprint The paradox of survival results after heart transplantation for cardiomyopathy caused by Trypanosoma cruzi. First Guidelines Group for Heart Transplantation of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology
    E A Bocchi
    Brazilian Society of Cardiology, Sao Paulo
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:1833-8. 2001
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  10. ncbi request reprint The Brazilian experience with heart transplantation: a multicenter report
    E A Bocchi
    University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Heart Institute InCor, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Heart Lung Transplant 20:637-45. 2001
    ..Also we studied the causes of death, the results based on the year of transplant, the influence of gender and age, the numbers of transplants per year, and the etiology of the cardiomyopathy causing the heart failure...
  11. doi request reprint Dobutamine stress echocardiography in heart transplant recipients' evaluation: the role of reinnervation
    F Bacal
    Cardiology Department, Heart Failure Unit, Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 42:539-41. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether patients with various autonomic response levels, and supposed reinnervation patterns, show the same response to DSE...
  12. doi request reprint Validation of a cutoff value on echo Doppler analysis to replace right heart catheterization during pulmonary hypertension evaluation in heart transplant candidates
    F Bacal
    Cardiology Department, Heart Failure Unit, Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 42:535-8. 2010
    ..Noninvasive methods are still not reliably accurate to make this evaluation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Current perspectives of partial left ventriculectomy in the treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy
    L F Moreira
    Heart Institute InCor, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Avenue Dr Enéas Carvalho Aguiar, 44, SP 05403 000, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:54-60. 2001
    ..This investigation documents the clinical and left ventricular (LV) function effects of this procedure, associated, when necessary, with mitral insufficiency correction, in 43 patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Partial left ventriculectomy in severe idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: assessment of short-term results and their impact on late survival by magnetic resonance imaging
    J R Parga
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Magn Reson Imaging 13:781-6. 2001
    ..Our study showed significant changes on LV parameters after ventriculectomy. Patients with EF >17% showed better EF correlation between pre/postoperative values and higher survival rate. J. Magn. Reson. Imaging 2001;13:781-786...
  15. doi request reprint Heart transplantation in 107 cases of Chagas' disease
    A I Fiorelli
    Heart Institute of Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 43:220-4. 2011
    ..Chagas' disease is endemic in South America...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide inhalation reduces pulmonary tidal volume during exercise in severe chronic heart failure
    E A Bocchi
    Heart Institute, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Brazil
    Am Heart J 134:737-44. 1997
    ..Inhalation of nitric oxide attenuated the excessive increase in VT response to exercise in CHF. The L-arginine-nitric oxide pathway may be involved in mechanisms contributing to hyperventilation during exercise in CHF...
  17. doi request reprint Long-term pulmonary vascular reactivity after orthotopic heart transplantation by the biatrial versus the bicaval technique
    A I Fiorelli
    Heart Institute of Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 43:229-32. 2011
    ..Advantages of the bicaval versus the biatrial technique have been reported, emphasizing atrial electrical stability and less tricuspid regurgitation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Autopsy findings in early and late postoperative death after partial left ventriculectomy
    P M Cury
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, SP, Brazil
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:769-73. 2000
    ..However, this procedure is accompanied by high morbidity and mortality. Therefore, we studied the hearts of 12 patients who underwent this procedure to increase our understanding of the causes of bad outcome...
  19. doi request reprint Successful endomyocardial biopsy guided by transthoracic two-dimensional echocardiography
    A I Fiorelli
    Heart Institute of Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 43:225-8. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Haemodynamic, metabolic and neuro-humoral abnormalities in young normotensive women at high familial risk for hypertension
    E G Ciolac
    Heart Institute do HCFMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Hum Hypertens 24:814-22. 2010
    ..Greater abnormalities were observed in women with a strong family history of hypertension (FH++). These results suggest that there is an early vascular, metabolic and hormonal involvement in a familial hypertensive disorder...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in children with heart failure secondary to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    G V Guimaraes
    Heart Institute, University of Sao Paulo, Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Chest 120:816-24. 2001
    ..To determine and compare the cardiopulmonary responses of healthy children and children with heart failure due to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IC) to progressive treadmill exercise testing...
  22. doi request reprint Recovery of renal function in heart transplantation patients after conversion from a calcineurin inhibitor-based therapy to sirolimus
    S M Ayub-Ferreira
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 42:542-4. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluated the improvement in renal function after switching the CNI to sirolimus among patients with new-onset kidney dysfunction after heart transplantation...
  23. doi request reprint Endomyocardial biopsy as risk factor in the development of tricuspid insufficiency after heart transplantation
    A I Fiorelli
    Heart Institute, Sao Paulo University School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 41:935-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to examine the occurrence of tricuspid valve tissue in myocardial specimens obtained by routine EMB performed after OHT...
  24. ncbi request reprint QT interval dispersion analysis in patients undergoing left partial ventriculectomy (Batista operation)
    Carlos Alberto Pastore
    Heart Institute InCor of the University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 9:375-82. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint Do Archaea and bacteria co-infection have a role in the pathogenesis of chronic chagasic cardiopathy?
    Maria de Lourdes Higuchi
    Laboratório de Anatomia Patológica, Instituto do Coracao, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:199-207. 2009
    ..Here we tested the hypothesis that different ratios of Mycoplasma, Chlamydia and archaeal organisms, which are frequent symbionts, may be associated with chagasic clinical forms...
  26. doi request reprint Behavior profile of family members of donors and nondonors of organs
    B N Moraes
    Heart Institute InCor of the University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Heart Transplantation Unit, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 41:799-801. 2009
    ..Organ transplant shortage is a global problem caused by several factors, most of which are related to members of the family, who play a major role in the donation process...
  27. doi request reprint Rationale and design of a randomized placebo-controlled trial assessing the effects of etiologic treatment in Chagas' cardiomyopathy: the BENznidazole Evaluation For Interrupting Trypanosomiasis (BENEFIT)
    Jose Antonio Marin-Neto
    Medical School of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am Heart J 156:37-43. 2008
    ..However, the efficacy of trypanocidal therapy in preventing clinical complications in patients with preexisting cardiac disease is unknown...
  28. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for use of everolimus after heart transplantation: results from a Latin-American Consensus Meeting
    E A Bocchi
    Institutions of the participants of the Consensus Meeting Heart Institute, Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation Unit, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 38:937-42. 2006
    ..Heart transplant investigators from Latin America produced recommendations for everolimus use in daily practice based on available data and their own experience...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hemochromatosis gene variants in patients with cardiomyopathy
    A C Pereira
    Heart Institute InCor and Internal Medicine Department, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Cardiol 88:388-91. 2001
    ..73, after adjustment). In our sample, genetic variation in the HFE gene was associated with ischemic cardiomyopathy. Such association merits further study regarding its value as a prognostic marker in patients with ischemic heart disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Meditation reduces sympathetic activation and improves the quality of life in elderly patients with optimally treated heart failure: a prospective randomized study
    José Antonio Curiati
    Geriatrics Service, Hospital das Clinicas, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Altern Complement Med 11:465-72. 2005
    ..We tested whether meditation can reduce sympathetic activation, evaluated by norepinephrine blood levels (NE), and improve quality of life in elderly persons with congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic and vectorcardiographic findings of patients undergoing reductive ventriculectomy (Batista operation)
    Carlos Alberto Pastore
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Cardiol 26:36-42. 2003
    ..The Batista operation, or partial ventriculectomy, has been designed by the Brazilian surgeon Dr. Randas Batista as an alternative method for treating patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive detection of coronary allograft vasculopathy by myocardial contrast echocardiography
    Ana Clara T Rodrigues
    Heart Institute InCor, Hospital das Clinicas, Echocardiography Laboratory, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar 44, Cerqueira Cesar, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:116-21. 2005
    ..7 years) with normal left ventricular function...
  33. ncbi request reprint Invasive and noninvasive correlations of B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with heart failure due to Chagas cardiomyopathy
    Fabio Vilas-Boas
    Heart Failure Clinics and Academic Research Department of Santa Izabel Hospital, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Congest Heart Fail 14:121-6. 2008
    ..The authors conclude that BNP levels are elevated in patients experiencing HFCC, irrespective of NYHA class, and that the occurrence of HFCC correlates with severity of disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Normalization of right ventricular performance and remodeling evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging at late follow-up of heart transplantation: relationship between function, exercise capacity and pulmonary vascular resistance
    Fernando Bacal
    Heart Institute InCor, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:2031-6. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate RV function and remodeling using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and to correlate it with exercise capacity and also with hemodynamic data obtained before HT...
  35. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design of the IRON-HF study: a randomized trial to assess the effects of iron supplementation in heart failure patients with anemia
    Luis Beck-Da-Silva
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Card Fail 13:14-7. 2007
    ..However, the effect of iron supplementation alone in HF patients with ACD, ferropenic anemia, or both is unknown...