Massimiliano Cantinotti

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The potential and limitations of plasma BNP measurement in the diagnosis, prognosis, and management of children with heart failure due to congenital cardiac disease: an update
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Ospedale del Cuore, Via Aurelia Sud, 54100, Massa, Pisa, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 19:727-42. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Echocardiographic nomograms for chamber diameters and areas in Caucasian children
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione G Monasterio CNR Regione Toscana, Massa and Pisa, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 27:1279-92.e2. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Echocardiographic nomograms for ventricular, valvular and arterial dimensions in caucasian children with a special focus on neonates, infants and toddlers
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione G Monasterio CNR Regione Toscana, Massa and Pisa, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 27:179-191.e2. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Nomograms for blood flow and tissue Doppler velocities to evaluate diastolic function in children: a critical review
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Massa and Pisa, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:126-41. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Response of cardiac endocrine function to surgery stress is age dependent in neonates and children with congenital heart defects: consequences in diagnostic and prognostic accuracy of brain natriuretic peptide measurement
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Regione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:508-17. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The combined use of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin and brain natriuretic peptide improves risk stratification in pediatric cardiac surgery
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Massa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:2009-17. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of B-type natriuretic hormone for congenital heart disease in the first month of life
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, G Pasquinucci Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:1333-8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Thyroid and brain natriuretic Peptide response in children undergoing cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease- age-related variations and prognostic value
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy
    Circ J 77:188-97. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy and clinical relevance of brain natriuretic peptide assay in pediatric patients with congenital heart diseases
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Unit, Molecular Cardiology and Genetics Laboratory, G Monasterio Foundation and Institute of Clinical Physiology National Research Council, Heart Hospital, Massa, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:706-13. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Reference intervals for brain natriuretic peptide in healthy newborns and infants measured with an automated immunoassay platform
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione G Monasterio CNR Regione Toscana, Pisa and Massa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:697-700. 2010

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint The potential and limitations of plasma BNP measurement in the diagnosis, prognosis, and management of children with heart failure due to congenital cardiac disease: an update
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Ospedale del Cuore, Via Aurelia Sud, 54100, Massa, Pisa, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 19:727-42. 2014
    ..BNP/NT-proBNP can be used as adjunctive markers in the integrated screening, diagnosis, management, and follow-up of children with heart failure caused by various acquired and congenital heart disease...
  2. doi request reprint Echocardiographic nomograms for chamber diameters and areas in Caucasian children
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione G Monasterio CNR Regione Toscana, Massa and Pisa, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 27:1279-92.e2. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to establish reliable echocardiographic nomograms of cardiac chamber diameters and areas in a wide population of children...
  3. doi request reprint Echocardiographic nomograms for ventricular, valvular and arterial dimensions in caucasian children with a special focus on neonates, infants and toddlers
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione G Monasterio CNR Regione Toscana, Massa and Pisa, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 27:179-191.e2. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to establish reliable echocardiographic nomograms in a broad population of healthy Caucasian children...
  4. doi request reprint Nomograms for blood flow and tissue Doppler velocities to evaluate diastolic function in children: a critical review
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Massa and Pisa, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:126-41. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Response of cardiac endocrine function to surgery stress is age dependent in neonates and children with congenital heart defects: consequences in diagnostic and prognostic accuracy of brain natriuretic peptide measurement
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Regione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:508-17. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic and prognostic accuracy of brain natriuretic peptide assay in neonates and children undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease...
  6. doi request reprint The combined use of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin and brain natriuretic peptide improves risk stratification in pediatric cardiac surgery
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Massa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:2009-17. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of B-type natriuretic hormone for congenital heart disease in the first month of life
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, G Pasquinucci Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:1333-8. 2010
    ..The goal of the present study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of B-type natriuretic hormone (BNP) assay in children with congenital heart disease (CHD) in the first month of life...
  8. ncbi request reprint Thyroid and brain natriuretic Peptide response in children undergoing cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease- age-related variations and prognostic value
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy
    Circ J 77:188-97. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to test age-related variations and prognostic values of thyroid hormones, and brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels before and after surgery...
  9. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy and clinical relevance of brain natriuretic peptide assay in pediatric patients with congenital heart diseases
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Unit, Molecular Cardiology and Genetics Laboratory, G Monasterio Foundation and Institute of Clinical Physiology National Research Council, Heart Hospital, Massa, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:706-13. 2009
    ..We evaluated the diagnostic accuracy and clinical relevance of this assay in different cardiovascular hemodynamic conditions in pediatric patients with congenital heart diseases...
  10. doi request reprint Reference intervals for brain natriuretic peptide in healthy newborns and infants measured with an automated immunoassay platform
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione G Monasterio CNR Regione Toscana, Pisa and Massa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:697-700. 2010
    ..In order to assess the reference intervals for B-type natriuretic hormone (BNP) in the first days of life, we measured peptide concentrations using the fully automated Access platform...
  11. doi request reprint An unusual association: anomalous origin of the left pulmonary artery from the thoracic aorta with total anomalous venous return of the left lung
    Anna Maizza
    Ospedale del Cuore, Fondazione G Monasterio, National Research Institute, Massa, Italy
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:697-9. 2010
    ..This report describes an extremely rare case involving anomalous origin of the left pulmonary branch from the thoracic aorta associated with ipsilateral anomalous pulmonary venous return in a 4-month-old boy and its successful repair...
  12. doi request reprint Limitations of current echocardiographic nomograms for left ventricular, valvular, and arterial dimensions in children: a critical review
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Massa and Pisa, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:142-52. 2012
    ..The lack of solid, standardized nomograms, based on a large set of healthy children, may affect accuracy in estimating the severity of defects, especially in neonates, and possibly introduce bias in the clinical decision-making process...
  13. doi request reprint Repair of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection in the Scimitar syndrome using vacuum-assisted venous drainage
    Luigi Arcieri
    Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Unit, Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Heart Hospital, G M Tuscany Foundation, Massa, Italy
    J Card Surg 27:618-20. 2012
    ..Surgical procedures to correct SS often require circulatory arrest. We describe a method to avoid circulatory arrest using vacuum-assisted venous drainage...
  14. doi request reprint Supra-annular mitral valve implantation in very small children
    Raffaele Giordano
    Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, The Heart Hospital, Tuscany Foundation Gabriele Monasterio, Massa, Italy
    J Card Surg 30:185-9. 2015
    ..Mitral valve replacement (MVR) is a surgical option when mitral valvuloplasty is not feasible/successful. This study reviews our experience with MVR in very young children...
  15. doi request reprint Successful simultaneous correction of complex congenital tracheal stenosis and tetralogy of fallot
    Luigi Arcieri
    Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Unit, Heart Hospital, G M Tuscany Foundation, CNR, Massa, Italy
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 3:511-4. 2012
    ..The implications of the operative and postoperative courses, concerning both the cardiac anomaly and the tracheal anomaly are discussed. ..
  16. doi request reprint BNP in children with congenital cardiac disease: is there now sufficient evidence for its routine use?
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    1Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Massa and Pisa, Italy
    Cardiol Young 25:424-37. 2015
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  17. doi request reprint Diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic relevance of B-type natriuretic hormone and related peptides in children with congenital heart diseases
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    G Pasquinucci Hospital, Fondazione CNR Regione Toscana G Monasterio, Massa and Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:567-80. 2011
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Clinical relevance of time course of BNP levels in neonates with congenital heart diseases
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione CNR Regione Toscana G Monasterio and Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 412:2300-4. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Surgical closure of big pulmonary artery-left atrial fistula
    Rafik Margaryan
    Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Hospital of the Heart G Pasquinucci, Massa, Italy
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:113-4. 2010
    ..Although transcatheter therapy would be preferred as a treatment of PALAF, the lesion, which was 20 mm in diameter and almost totally shunting the right main pulmonary artery, it was decided to treat by surgical approach...
  20. doi request reprint V-shape reduction plasty to reduce the neoaortic root-ascending aorta discrepancy in children undergoing arterial switch operation
    Luigi Arcieri
    Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Heart Hospital, G Monasterio Foundation, National Institute of Research, Massa, Italy
    J Card Surg 29:410-2. 2014
    ..At follow-up aortic regurgitation remains stable in all patients and no supra-aortic obstruction and/or neoaortic root dilatation were observed...
  21. doi request reprint Adiponectin plasma levels decrease after surgery in pediatric patients with congenital heart disease
    Chiara Caselli
    Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Institute of Clinical Physiology, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Biochemistry, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Biochem 45:1510-2. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the response of plasma adiponectin to cardiac surgery in children with congenital defects to determine whether its measurement is associated to the response to injury...
  22. doi request reprint Controversies in the definition and management of insignificant left-to-right shunts
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione G Monasterio CNR Regione Toscana, Massa and Pisa, Italy
    Heart 100:200-5. 2014
    ..Standards and guidelines using consensus opinion for the management of insignificant left-to-right shunts are needed to address the heterogeneity in diagnosis and management as well as use of resources, ethical and psychosocial issues. ..
  23. doi request reprint Emergency Starnes operation: a surgical success beyond any better expectation
    Bruno Murzi
    Fondazione G Monasterio CNR Regione Toscana, Massa and Pisa, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:723-5. 2014
    ..The age of the patient at the intervention and the choice to not fenestrate the patch also represent the noteworthiness of this life-saving procedure. ..
  24. doi request reprint Seahorse left atrial appendage diverticula mimicking a coronary fistula
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Massa, Italy
    Cardiol Young 25:550-1. 2015
    ..We report a left atrial appendage diverticulum in close proximity to the left coronary artery, thereby mimicking a fistulous connection between the two structures. ..
  25. doi request reprint Acro-cardio-facial syndrome: a microdeletion syndrome?
    Benedetta Toschi
    U O Laboratorio Genetica Medica, Santa Chiara Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 158:1994-9. 2012
    ..3 region. The recurrence in families may be explained by prenatal germline mosaicism. Alternatively, ACFS may be a genetically heterogeneous disorder which can also be caused by biallelic mutations of an autosomal recessive gene...
  26. doi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Monasterio, Pasquinucci Hospital, National Research Council, Massa, Italy
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:155-6. 2010
    ..We report a rare case of congenital abdominal aortic aneurysm diagnosed early prenatally...
  27. doi request reprint Clinical relevance of measurement of brain natriuretic peptide and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in pediatric cardiology
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Foundation G Monasterio and CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 390:12-22. 2008
    ..The aim of this review is to understand the clinical usefulness of Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) and N-terminal pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide (NT-proBNP) in pediatric cardiology...