Fabrizio D'Ascenzo

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass graft for stable angina: meta-regression of randomized trials
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Italy Meta analysis and Evidence based medicine Training in Cardiology METCARDIO, Italy Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 38:51-8. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Mid-term prognostic value of coronary artery disease in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a meta-analysis of adjusted observational results
    F D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Italy Meta analysis and Evidence based medicine Training in Cardiology METCARDIO, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:2528-32. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Appraising failure of surgical and percutaneous revascularization: long term outcomes from an observational registry
    F D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin Turin, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 61:675-81. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Coronary computed tomographic angiography for detection of coronary artery disease in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Torin, Italy
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:782-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Which are the most reliable predictors of recurrence of atrial fibrillation after transcatheter ablation?: a meta-analysis
    F D'Ascenzo
    Divisione of Cardiology, University of Turin, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:1984-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Incidence, etiology and predictors of adverse outcomes in 43,315 patients presenting to the Emergency Department with syncope: an international meta-analysis
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    University of Turin, Division of Cardiology, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:57-62. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Use and misuse of multivariable approaches in interventional cardiology studies on drug-eluting stents: a systematic review
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Interv Cardiol 25:611-21. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Atherosclerotic coronary plaque regression and the risk of adverse cardiovascular events: a meta-regression of randomized clinical trials
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 226:178-85. 2013
  9. pmc Acute coronary syndromes in human immunodeficiency virus patients: a meta-analysis investigating adverse event rates and the role of antiretroviral therapy
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Corso Bramante 88 90, Turin 10126, Italy
    Eur Heart J 33:875-80. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and non-invasive predictors of left main or three-vessel coronary disease: evidence from a collaborative international meta-analysis including 22 740 patients
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Corso Bramante 88 90, Turin 10126, Italy
    Heart 98:914-9. 2012

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass graft for stable angina: meta-regression of randomized trials
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Italy Meta analysis and Evidence based medicine Training in Cardiology METCARDIO, Italy Electronic address
    Contemp Clin Trials 38:51-8. 2014
    ..PCI is burdened from higher rates of revascularization, but offers a reduction in stroke. To date, the impact of clinical variables on the risk-benefit assessment has not been established...
  2. doi request reprint Mid-term prognostic value of coronary artery disease in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a meta-analysis of adjusted observational results
    F D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Italy Meta analysis and Evidence based medicine Training in Cardiology METCARDIO, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:2528-32. 2013
    ..Our meta-analysis aims to clarify the prognostic role of CAD on mid-term survival in patients undergoing TAVI...
  3. ncbi request reprint Appraising failure of surgical and percutaneous revascularization: long term outcomes from an observational registry
    F D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin Turin, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 61:675-81. 2013
    ..Many randomized trials have compared coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in terms of efficacy, but data comparing outcomes of patients in which these two techniques have failed are lacking...
  4. doi request reprint Coronary computed tomographic angiography for detection of coronary artery disease in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Torin, Italy
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:782-9. 2013
    ..Therefore, we performed a meta-analysis to test the safety and efficacy of this non-invasive diagnostic approach in low- and intermediate-risk chest pain patients...
  5. doi request reprint Which are the most reliable predictors of recurrence of atrial fibrillation after transcatheter ablation?: a meta-analysis
    F D'Ascenzo
    Divisione of Cardiology, University of Turin, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:1984-9. 2013
    ..A meta-analysis was performed to identify the periprocedural complications, midterm success rates and predictors of recurrence after AF ablation...
  6. doi request reprint Incidence, etiology and predictors of adverse outcomes in 43,315 patients presenting to the Emergency Department with syncope: an international meta-analysis
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    University of Turin, Division of Cardiology, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:57-62. 2013
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis is to establish the incidence and etiology of adverse outcomes as well as the predictors, in patients presenting with syncope to the ED...
  7. doi request reprint Use and misuse of multivariable approaches in interventional cardiology studies on drug-eluting stents: a systematic review
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Interv Cardiol 25:611-21. 2012
    ..We aimed to appraise the performance of current multivariable approaches in the estimation of causal treatment and effects in studies focusing on drug-eluting stents (DES)...
  8. doi request reprint Atherosclerotic coronary plaque regression and the risk of adverse cardiovascular events: a meta-regression of randomized clinical trials
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 226:178-85. 2013
    ..However, no conclusive data are available to support the exploitation of IVUS-based plaque changes as a measure of clinically meaningful treatment's effect...
  9. pmc Acute coronary syndromes in human immunodeficiency virus patients: a meta-analysis investigating adverse event rates and the role of antiretroviral therapy
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Corso Bramante 88 90, Turin 10126, Italy
    Eur Heart J 33:875-80. 2012
    ..We thus performed a comprehensive review of studies focusing on ACS in HIV patients...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and non-invasive predictors of left main or three-vessel coronary disease: evidence from a collaborative international meta-analysis including 22 740 patients
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Corso Bramante 88 90, Turin 10126, Italy
    Heart 98:914-9. 2012
    ..Thus the aim of this study was to perform an international collaborative systematic review and meta-analysis to appraise the prevalence and predictors of LMD and 3VD...
  11. doi request reprint TIMI, GRACE and alternative risk scores in Acute Coronary Syndromes: a meta-analysis of 40 derivation studies on 216,552 patients and of 42 validation studies on 31,625 patients
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:507-14. 2012
    ..Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) represent a difficult challenge for physicians. Risk scores have become the cornerstone in clinical and interventional decision making...
  12. doi request reprint Comparison of mortality rates in women versus men presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:651-4. 2011
    ..Also, despite their greater baseline risk profile, women were significantly less likely to have received effective treatment, the use of including drug-eluting stents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diffuse coronary disease: short- and long-term outcome after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Giorgio Quadri
    Division of Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliera CittB della Salute e della Scienza, Turin, Italy
    Acta Cardiol 68:151-60. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Gender differences in patients undergoing TAVI: a multicentre study
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, San Giovanni Battista Molinette, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    EuroIntervention 9:367-72. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Inaccuracy of available surgical risk scores to predict outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    aDivision of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Città Della Salute e Della Scienza bDivision of Cardiac Surgery, San Giovanni Battista Molinette, University of Turin, Turin cDivision of Cardiology, Azienda Ferrarotto Hospital, University of Catania, Catania dDepartment of Medico Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome eDivision of Cardiology, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan fDivision of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:894-8. 2013
    ..We compared available surgical risk scores to describe unfavorable outcomes after TAVI...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of diabetes mellitus on early and midterm outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (from a multicenter registry)
    Federico Conrotto
    Division of Cardiology 2, Città della Salute e della Scienza Hospital, Turin, Italy Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:529-34. 2014
    ..Insulin-treated DM, but not orally treated DM, is independently associated with death and myocardial infarction at midterm follow-up and should be included into future TAVI-dedicated scores...
  17. doi request reprint Changing of SYNTAX score performing fractional flow reserve in multivessel coronary artery disease
    Marco Novara
    Department of Cardiology, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 13:368-75. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between classic SYNTAX and functional SYNTAX score guided by fractional flow reserve (FFR)...
  18. doi request reprint 30 days and midterm outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous replacement of aortic valve according to their renal function: a multicenter study
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, San Giovanni Battista Molinette, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:1514-8. 2013
    ..In patients undergoing TAVI no study was performed to evaluate outcomes according to renal clearance, which represents the most accurate instrument to assess kidney function...
  19. doi request reprint Cardiac dysfunction in pauci symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus patients: a meta-analysis in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era
    Enrico Cerrato
    Division of Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliera Città della Salute e della Scienza, Corso Bramante 88 90, 10126 Turin, Italy
    Eur Heart J 34:1432-6. 2013
    ..Thus, we performed a comprehensive meta-analysis to critically appraise the incidence of cardiac dysfunction in HIV-infected pauci symptomatic patients...
  20. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention in nonagenarian: a meta-analysis of observational studies
    Davide G Presutti
    aDivision of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Turin, Italy bDepartment of Cardiology, St Joseph s Regional Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey cDivision of Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA dDivision of Interventional Cardiology, Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital La Paz, Paseo La Castellana, Madrid, Spain eDepartment of Medico Surgical Sciences, Biotechnologies Sapienza University of Rome, Italy fInvasive Cardiology, Campus Middelheim, Antwerpen, Belgium gMeta analysis and Evidence based medicine Training in Cardiology, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:773-9. 2013
    ..We, thus, aimed to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical studies reporting on PCI with stenting in nonagenarians...
  21. ncbi request reprint Discontinuation of dual antiplatelet therapy over 12 months after acute coronary syndromes increases risk for adverse events in patients treated with percutaneous coronary intervention: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Città Della Salute e Delle Scienze San Giovanni Battista, Turin, Italy Meta analysis and Evidence based medicine Training in Cardiology METCARDIO, Wegmans Pharmacy Ithaca, Ithaca, New York
    J Interv Cardiol 27:233-41. 2014
    ..Duration of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) following acute coronary syndrome (ACS) hospitalization remains to be defined, both for patients treated medically and for those undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact on prognosis of periprocedural bleeding after TAVI: mid-term follow-up of a multicenter prospective study
    Claudio Moretti
    Division of Cardiology 1, Department of Internal Medicine, Città della Salute e della Scienza, Turin, Italy Division of Cardiology 2, Department of Internal Medicine, Città della Salute e della Scienza Hospital, Turin, Italy
    J Interv Cardiol 27:293-9. 2014
    ..Impact of periprocedural bleeding after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) over mid-term prognosis remains still unclear...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cardiac remote ischaemic preconditioning reduces periprocedural myocardial infarction for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions: a meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Città della Salute e della Scienza, Turin, Italy
    EuroIntervention 9:1463-71. 2014
    ..To establish the cardioprotective effect of remote ischaemic preconditioning (RIPC) in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  24. doi request reprint Incidence and predictors of coronary stent thrombosis: evidence from an international collaborative meta-analysis including 30 studies, 221,066 patients, and 4276 thromboses
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:575-84. 2013
    ..However, data on its incidence and predictors are sparse and conflicting. We thus aimed to perform a collaborative systematic review on incidence and predictors of stent thrombosis...
  25. doi request reprint Are propensity scores really superior to standard multivariable analysis?
    Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai
    Division of Cardiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:731-40. 2011
    ..This qualitative review aims to provide a concise and practical guide to choose between propensity scores and standard multivariable analysis, emphasizing strengths and weaknesses of both approaches...
  26. doi request reprint Remote ischaemic preconditioning in coronary artery bypass surgery: a meta-analysis
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Heart 98:1267-71. 2012
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  27. ncbi request reprint Prasugrel during primary percutaneous coronary intervention: evidence from clinical data
    Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai
    Division of Cardiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, Modena, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 10:454-7. 2012
    ..Thus, the use of prasugrel, as well as that of clopidogrel or ticagrelor, should best be individualized to maximize clinical benefits and minimize hazards...
  28. doi request reprint Echocardiographic evaluation of right ventricular stroke work index in advanced heart failure: a new index?
    Simone Frea
    Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Department, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital and University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J Card Fail 18:886-93. 2012
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  29. doi request reprint History of transcatheter atrial fibrillation ablation
    Matteo Anselmino
    Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Corso Dogliotti 14, Turin, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 13:1-8. 2012
    ..The present work reviews the history of transcatheter atrial fibrillation ablation, offering a wide view of current catheter-delivered atrial fibrillation procedures...
  30. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of percutaneous coronary interventions or coronary artery bypass grafting for left main coronary artery disease in octogenarians (from a Drug-Eluting stent for LefT main Artery registry substudy)
    Federico Conrotto
    Department of Cardiology, Città della Salute e della Scienza Hospital, Turin, Italy Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:2007-12. 2014
    ..71, p = 0.95). In octogenarians, no difference was observed in the occurrence of the primary end point after PCI or CABG for the treatment of ULMCA disease. However, the rate of target vessel revascularization was higher in the PCI group...
  31. ncbi request reprint Analysis of extracted cardiac device leads for bacteria type: clinical impact
    Pier Giorgio Golzio
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, University of Turin, Corso A M Dogliotti, 14, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 11:1237-45. 2013
    ..In this scenario, the analysis of extracted device leads seems more appropriate for diagnostic purposes. ..