Alberto Conti

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint A new simple risk score in patients with acute chest pain without existing known coronary disease
    Alberto Conti
    Chest Pain Unit, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 28:135-42. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Aggressive approach and outcome in patients presenting atrial fibrillation and hypertension
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, University of Florence and Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 166:50-4. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic value of dysglycemia and ischemic vascular disease beyond abnormal troponin levels in patients presenting acute atrial fibrillation
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 12:14-23. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Abnormal troponin level as short-term predictor of poor outcome in acute atrial fibrillation
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 31:699-704. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Risk scores prognostic implementation in patients with chest pain and nondiagnostic electrocardiograms
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Careggi University Hospital, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1719-28. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Clinical management of atrial fibrillation: early interventions, observation, and structured follow-up reduce hospitalizations
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1962-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Short- and long-term cardiac events in patients with chest pain with or without known existing coronary disease presenting normal electrocardiogram
    Alberto Conti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1698-705. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Yield of nuclear scan strategy in chest pain unit evaluation of special populations
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine and Chest Pain Unit, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 29:1106-12. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of nuclear scan strategy in low-risk chest pain patients: novel insights from the real world
    - Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 32:1223-30. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Updated management of non-st-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: selection of patients for low-cost care: an analysis of outcome and cost effectiveness
    Alberto Conti
    Careggi General Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 11:CR100-8. 2005

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint A new simple risk score in patients with acute chest pain without existing known coronary disease
    Alberto Conti
    Chest Pain Unit, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 28:135-42. 2010
    ..To derive and validate a prediction rule in patients with acute chest pain (CP) without existing known coronary disease...
  2. doi request reprint Aggressive approach and outcome in patients presenting atrial fibrillation and hypertension
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, University of Florence and Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 166:50-4. 2013
    ..Aggressive approach in patients presenting atrial fibrillation (AF) and hypertension could result in improving rhythm control and reducing admission...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic value of dysglycemia and ischemic vascular disease beyond abnormal troponin levels in patients presenting acute atrial fibrillation
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 12:14-23. 2013
    ..Prognostication beyond troponin levels in patients with acute atrial fibrillation (AF) is still unclear...
  4. doi request reprint Abnormal troponin level as short-term predictor of poor outcome in acute atrial fibrillation
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 31:699-704. 2013
    ..The link between minor troponin (cardiac troponin I [cTnI]) elevations and atrial fibrillation (AF) is still debated...
  5. doi request reprint Risk scores prognostic implementation in patients with chest pain and nondiagnostic electrocardiograms
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Careggi University Hospital, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1719-28. 2012
    ..Several risk scores are available for prognostic purpose in patients presenting with chest pain...
  6. doi request reprint Clinical management of atrial fibrillation: early interventions, observation, and structured follow-up reduce hospitalizations
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1962-9. 2012
    ..Novel facilities such as an intensive observation unit and an outpatient clinic could result in improving management of patients presenting with atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  7. doi request reprint Short- and long-term cardiac events in patients with chest pain with or without known existing coronary disease presenting normal electrocardiogram
    Alberto Conti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1698-705. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate incidence of adverse cardiac events in patients with chest pain with or without known existing coronary disease presenting normal electrocardiogram (ECG) and initial troponin...
  8. doi request reprint Yield of nuclear scan strategy in chest pain unit evaluation of special populations
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine and Chest Pain Unit, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 29:1106-12. 2008
    ..Patients with chest pain (CP) and nondiagnostic ECG represent heterogeneous population in whom the evaluation of coronary risk factors including metabolic syndrome (MetS) and diabetes mellitus (DM) might improve risk stratification...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of nuclear scan strategy in low-risk chest pain patients: novel insights from the real world
    - Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 32:1223-30. 2011
    ..The aim this study is to update the diagnostic implementation of a costly scan strategy in chest pain (CP) patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Updated management of non-st-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: selection of patients for low-cost care: an analysis of outcome and cost effectiveness
    Alberto Conti
    Careggi General Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 11:CR100-8. 2005
    ..However, the safety and advantages of this approach are still unresolved...
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessment of patients with low-risk chest pain in the emergency department: Head-to-head comparison of exercise stress echocardiography and exercise myocardial SPECT
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine Department and Chest Pain Unit, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 149:894-901. 2005
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  12. doi request reprint Management of patients with acute atrial fibrillation in the ED
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine and Chest Pain Unit, Careggi University Hospital, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 28:903-10. 2010
    ..Patients with acute atrial fibrillation with a history of mild structural heart disease could be considered for rhythm conversion...
  13. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction redefined: impact on case-load and outcome of patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome and nondiagnostic ECG at presentation
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine Department, Chest Pain Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero, Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 111:195-201. 2006
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  14. doi request reprint Stress echocardiography in the ED: diagnostic performance in high-risk subgroups
    Francesca Innocenti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Intensive Observation Unit, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1309-14. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Association of persistent right ventricular dysfunction at hospital discharge after acute pulmonary embolism with recurrent thromboembolic events
    Stefano Grifoni
    Emergency Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 166:2151-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of RVD persistence at hospital discharge with regard to the likelihood of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of bedside testing for brain natriuretic peptide to identify right ventricular dysfunction and outcome in normotensive patients with acute pulmonary embolism
    Filippo Pieralli
    Emergency Department, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 97:1386-90. 2006
    ..In the present study, BNP represented a powerful predictor of in-hospital clinical deterioration, with substantial incremental prognostic value over echocardiography alone...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary chest pain unit for the assessment of coronary syndromes and risk stratification in the Florence area
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Department and Chest Pain Unit, Careggi General Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 144:630-5. 2002
    ..However, in welfare healthcare systems, the feasibility, accuracy, and potential benefits of such management strategy need further investigation...
  18. ncbi request reprint High plasma lactate levels are associated with increased risk of in-hospital mortality in patients with pulmonary embolism
    Simone Vanni
    Emergency Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Acad Emerg Med 18:830-5. 2011
    ..The objective was to investigate the prognostic value of plasma lactate in patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Management strategy of chest pain patients with or without evidence of acute coronary syndrome in the emergency department
    Alberto Conti
    Chest Pain Unit, Careggi General Hospital, Viale Matteotti 21, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 9:351-7. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Prognosis and health-related quality of life in elderly patients after a mild to moderate trauma
    Francesca Innocenti
    High Dependency Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Lg Brambilla 3, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 9:467-74. 2014
    ..013) within all subgroups. Elderly patients' prognosis was significantly worse compared with the younger counterpart; despite young patients' optimal outcome, HRQOL was uniformly reduced across all age groups. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Prognostic scores for early stratification of septic patients admitted to an emergency department-high dependency unit
    Francesca Innocenti
    High Dependency Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 21:254-9. 2014
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  22. doi request reprint Verification of correct central venous catheter placement in the emergency department: comparison between ultrasonography and chest radiography
    Maurizio Zanobetti
    Intensive Observation Unit, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 8:173-80. 2013
    ..The less time required to perform ultrasonography allows earlier use of the catheter for the administration of acute therapies that can be life-saving for the critically ill patients...
  23. doi request reprint Usefulness of chest ultrasonography in detecting pulmonary embolism in patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic renal failure: a case report
    Maurizio Zanobetti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1665.e1-3. 2012
    ..Our case suggested that chest ultrasonography can be a valuable tool for early detection of pulmonary embolism and to establish immediately an appropriate therapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ability of mechanical reperfusion to salvage myocardium in patients with acute myocardial infarction presenting beyond 12 hours after onset of symptoms
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 152:1133-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the ability of primary PCI to salvage myocardium in patients with STEMI presenting between 12 and 48 hours after the symptom onset...
  25. pmc A case of combined septic and obstructive shock: usefulness of bedside integrated cardiothoracic emergency ultrasonography
    Maurizio Zanobetti
    Intensive Observation Unit, Emergency Department, Careggi University Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy SOD Osservazione Breve Intensiva, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Largo Brambilla 3, 50134 Firenze, Italy
    Case Rep Emerg Med 2013:154861. 2013
    ..Finally a computed tomography scan of chest excluded pulmonary embolism and confirmed the presence of the obstructive mass responsible for hemodynamic instability together with pulmonary sepsis...