Serenella Castelvecchio

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and long-term outcome in heart failure patients after surgical ventricular restoration
    Serenella Castelvecchio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1451-6. 2009
  2. doi request reprint The additional prognostic value of left atrial volume on the outcome of patients after surgical ventricular reconstruction
    Serenella Castelvecchio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:141-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of morbidity and mortality in diabetics versus nondiabetics having isolated coronary bypass versus coronary bypass plus valve operations versus isolated valve operations
    Serenella Castelvecchio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:535-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Effects of surgical ventricular reconstruction on diastolic function at midterm follow-up
    Marisa Di Donato
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS San Donato Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:285-291.e1. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Aortic cross-clamp time, new prostheses, and outcome in aortic valve replacement
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:732-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Accuracy, calibration and clinical performance of the new EuroSCORE II risk stratification system
    Umberto Di Dedda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:27-32. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Impact of preoperative anemia on outcome in adult cardiac surgery: a propensity-matched analysis
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1134-41. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint The easier, the better: age, creatinine, ejection fraction score for operative mortality risk stratification in a series of 29,659 patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery
    Marco Ranucci
    IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:581-6. 2011
  9. doi request reprint N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and outcomes in patients undergoing surgical ventricular restoration
    Andrea Ballotta
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 105:640-4. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Postoperative anemia and exercise tolerance after cardiac operations in patients without transfusion: what hemoglobin level is acceptable?
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, ICU and Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:25-31. 2011

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and long-term outcome in heart failure patients after surgical ventricular restoration
    Serenella Castelvecchio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1451-6. 2009
    ..Reported prognostic predictors for late morbidity and mortality are predominantly related to cardiac conditions, whereas the prognostic impact of comorbidities still needs to be defined...
  2. doi request reprint The additional prognostic value of left atrial volume on the outcome of patients after surgical ventricular reconstruction
    Serenella Castelvecchio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:141-7. 2013
    ..Our objective was to assess the prognostic power of LAV on survival in patients with HF after undergoing SVR...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of morbidity and mortality in diabetics versus nondiabetics having isolated coronary bypass versus coronary bypass plus valve operations versus isolated valve operations
    Serenella Castelvecchio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:535-9. 2011
    ..Although diabetic patients undergoing coronary operations are not at increased risk of operative mortality, morbidity is significantly affected in the overall population...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of surgical ventricular reconstruction on diastolic function at midterm follow-up
    Marisa Di Donato
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS San Donato Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:285-291.e1. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Aortic cross-clamp time, new prostheses, and outcome in aortic valve replacement
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 21:732-9. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Accuracy, calibration and clinical performance of the new EuroSCORE II risk stratification system
    Umberto Di Dedda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:27-32. 2013
    ..This study presents a validation series for the EuroSCORE II compared with the previous additive and the logistic EuroSCORE and with the Age, Creatinine and Ejection Fraction (ACEF) score...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of preoperative anemia on outcome in adult cardiac surgery: a propensity-matched analysis
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1134-41. 2012
    ..The present study compares the postoperative outcome of a group of moderate-to-severe anemic patients with a propensity-matched group of nonanemic patients undergoing cardiac operations...
  8. ncbi request reprint The easier, the better: age, creatinine, ejection fraction score for operative mortality risk stratification in a series of 29,659 patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery
    Marco Ranucci
    IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 142:581-6. 2011
    ..We validate the age, creatinine, ejection fraction score in a large multicentric study...
  9. doi request reprint N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and outcomes in patients undergoing surgical ventricular restoration
    Andrea Ballotta
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 105:640-4. 2010
    ..In conclusion, preoperative NT-pro-BNP determination may be of value in stratifying the risk for major morbidity after SVR...
  10. doi request reprint Postoperative anemia and exercise tolerance after cardiac operations in patients without transfusion: what hemoglobin level is acceptable?
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, ICU and Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:25-31. 2011
    ..This study investigates the exercise tolerance during rehabilitation of cardiac surgical patients who did not receive transfusions, with respect to their level of postoperative anemia...
  11. doi request reprint Impact of surgical ventricular reconstruction on stroke volume in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Marisa Di Donato
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS, San Donato Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1325-31.e1-2. 2010
    ..Left ventricular end-diastolic volume is decreased and ejection fraction is increased after surgical ventricular reconstruction; however, the impact on left ventricular stroke volume is not well established...
  12. doi request reprint Accuracy, calibration and clinical performance of the EuroSCORE: can we reduce the number of variables?
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico S Donato, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:724-9. 2010
    ..We hypothesised that too many variables were included in the EuroSCORE using limited patient series. We tested different models using a limited number of variables...
  13. doi request reprint Surgical and transcatheter aortic valve procedures. The limits of risk scores
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico S Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:138-41. 2010
    ..These risk conditions should be included in a specific risk model for referring patients for TAVI...
  14. doi request reprint Hematocrit on cardiopulmonary bypass and outcome after coronary surgery in nontransfused patients
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, IRCCS Policlinico S Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:11-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed to identify the role of preoperative anemia and hemodilution during cardiopulmonary bypass as determinants of morbidity and mortality after coronary operations...
  15. doi request reprint Baseline left ventricular volume and shape as determinants of reverse remodeling induced by surgical ventricular reconstruction
    Marisa Di Donato
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Istituto Di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1565-71. 2011
    ..The stability of these results at follow-up is debated. This retrospective study determined whether RR was stable at follow-up and the role, if any, of preoperative left ventricle volume and shape on SVR-induced changes...
  16. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of preoperative intra-aortic balloon pump in coronary patients with poor left ventricular function undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery*
    Marco Ranucci
    1Department of Cardiothoracic Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, ITALY 2Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care Med 41:2476-83. 2013
    ..The objective of this study is to determine whether the preoperative use of an intra-aortic balloon pump improves the outcome after coronary operations in high-risk patients...
  17. doi request reprint Major bleeding, transfusions, and anemia: the deadly triad of cardiac surgery
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:478-85. 2013
    ..Preoperative anemia and RBC transfusions are recognized risk factors for operative mortality. The present study investigates the role of MB as an independent determinant of operative mortality in cardiac surgery...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of surgical ventricular restoration on diastolic function: implications of shape and residual ventricular size
    Serenella Castelvecchio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS, San Donato Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1849-54. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess postoperative diastolic function changes and identify potential predictors of its worsening...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of red blood cell transfusions on exercise tolerance and rehabilitation time after cardiac surgery
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic Vascular Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Transfus Apher Sci 45:299-303. 2011
    ..Conversely, the length of stay in the rehabilitation hospital was independently associated (P=0.004) with the number of packed red cells transfused, with an increase of 0.6 days per each unit transfused...
  20. doi request reprint Left ventricular reconstruction concomitant to coronary artery bypass grafting: when and how?
    Lorenzo Menicanti
    Department Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Cardiol 26:523-7. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk of assessing mortality risk in elective cardiac operations: age, creatinine, ejection fraction, and the law of parsimony
    Marco Ranucci
    Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico S Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Circulation 119:3053-61. 2009
    ..The present study aims to develop and validate an operative mortality risk score for elective patients based on a limited number of factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint An adjusted EuroSCORE model for high-risk cardiac patients
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico S Donato, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:791-7. 2009
    ..To verify the accuracy and precision of the logistic European system for cardiac operative risk evaluation (EuroSCORE) in high-risk cardiac surgery patients and to develop and externally validate a new system of recalibration...
  23. pmc Intensive care unit admission parameters improve the accuracy of operative mortality predictive models in cardiac surgery
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e13551. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of ischemic heart failure: the Dor procedure
    Marisa Di Donato
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS San Donato Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Circ J 73:A1-5. 2009
    ....
  25. pmc Interleukin-15 and soluble interleukin-15 receptor α in coronary artery disease patients: association with epicardial fat and indices of adipose tissue distribution
    Elena Dozio
    Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Chair of Clinical Pathology, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e90960. 2014
    ..Future studies on the relationship between IL-15, visceral fat and characteristics of atherosclerotic plaques could help to better understand the complex biology of this cytokine. ..
  26. doi request reprint Thienopyridines resistance and recovery of platelet function after discontinuation of thienopyridines in cardiac surgery patients
    Umberto Di Dedda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:165-70. 2014
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Right ventricular pulmonary hypertension
    Marco Guazzi
    Heart Failure Unit, I R C C S, Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 9:303-8. 2012
    ..The search for new therapeutic opportunities targeted on pulmonary vascular and right heart remodeling are an important challenge for the future...
  28. pmc MicroRNA dysregulation in diabetic ischemic heart failure patients
    Simona Greco
    Molecular Cardiology Laboratory, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes 61:1633-41. 2012
    ..In conclusion, these findings show a dysregulation of miRNAs in HF, shedding light on the specific disease mechanisms differentiating diabetic patients...
  29. doi request reprint Renal function changes and seasonal temperature in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy and
    Chronobiol Int 31:175-81. 2014
    ..Different hypotheses underlying this pattern are generated by this study, including a dehydration status, concomitant anemia, and a higher transfusion rate. ..
  30. doi request reprint Left ventricular reconstruction: update to left ventricular aneurysm/reshaping techniques
    Serenella Castelvecchio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, I R C C S, Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2013:mmt002. 2013
    ..We briefly discuss the rationale for surgically reversing LV remodelling through LVR, and, more extensively, the technique and the indications to the best of our knowledge...
  31. ncbi request reprint Management of mini-cardiopulmonary bypass devices: is it worth the energy?
    Marco Ranucci
    Department of Cardiothoracic vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico S Donato, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:78-83. 2009
    ..To address the role of mini-cardiopulmonary bypass systems in cardiac operations, with specific respect to clinical outcome...
  32. pmc Surgical ventricular restoration to reverse left ventricular remodeling
    Serenella Castelvecchio
    Dept Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS, San Donato Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Curr Cardiol Rev 6:15-23. 2010
    ..This review will discuss the rationale behind surgical reversal of LV remodeling, the SVR technique, its impact on cardiac function and survival, and future expectations...