A Gaspardone

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale: a wise approach]
    Achille Gaspardone
    U O C di Cardiologia, Ospedale S Eugenio, ASL RM C, Roma
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:593-602. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint [Stem cell mobilization after coronary artery bypass grafting]
    Achille Gaspardone
    UOC di Cardiologia, Ospedale S Eugenio, Azienda USL Rm C, Roma
    Ital Heart J Suppl 5:23-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Coronary stenting and inflammation
    Achille Gaspardone
    Division of Cardiology and S Eugenio Hospital, ASL Room C, Piazzale dell Umanesimo 10, 00144 Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:65L-70L. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of atorvastatin (80 mg) initiated at the time of coronary artery stent implantation on C-reactive protein and six-month clinical events
    Achille Gaspardone
    Cattedra di Cardiochirurgia, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 90:786-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint How to study the effects of inflammation on coronary vasomotion and their clinical relevance
    Achille Gaspardone
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 3:226-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint C-Reactive protein, clinical outcome, and restenosis rates after implantation of different drug-eluting stents
    Achille Gaspardone
    Unità Operativa Complessa di Cardiologia, Ospedale S Eugenio, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 97:1311-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin: its clinical role in cerebrovascular prevention
    Achille Gaspardone
    Cardiology Department, Ospedale S Eugenio, Rome, Italy
    Drugs 67:55-62. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The use over time of statins in coronary patients in an Italian tertiary referral center
    A Gaspardone
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 2:848-53. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Simultaneous treatment of patent foramen ovale and pulmonary arteriovenous fistula in a patient with paradoxical embolism
    Achille Gaspardone
    Division of Cardiology, S Eugenio Hospital, ASL RM C, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:325-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Ischemic preconditioning during coronary angioplasty is preserved in elderly patients
    F Tomai
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 1:562-8. 2000

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale: a wise approach]
    Achille Gaspardone
    U O C di Cardiologia, Ospedale S Eugenio, ASL RM C, Roma
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:593-602. 2008
    ..5-2% of patients whose PFO was closed), a very prudent and wise approach is imperative in individual patients when this therapeutic strategy is carried out...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Stem cell mobilization after coronary artery bypass grafting]
    Achille Gaspardone
    UOC di Cardiologia, Ospedale S Eugenio, Azienda USL Rm C, Roma
    Ital Heart J Suppl 5:23-8. 2004
    ..The present study was aimed at assessing factors affecting stem cell mobilization after coronary artery bypass grafting used as a clinical model of controlled myocardial ischemia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Coronary stenting and inflammation
    Achille Gaspardone
    Division of Cardiology and S Eugenio Hospital, ASL Room C, Piazzale dell Umanesimo 10, 00144 Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:65L-70L. 2005
    ..Measurement of acute-phase reactants, such as C-reactive protein plasma concentration, appears to be important for the identification of subjects at high risk and the development of specific treatment tailored to individual patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of atorvastatin (80 mg) initiated at the time of coronary artery stent implantation on C-reactive protein and six-month clinical events
    Achille Gaspardone
    Cattedra di Cardiochirurgia, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 90:786-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint How to study the effects of inflammation on coronary vasomotion and their clinical relevance
    Achille Gaspardone
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 3:226-9. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint C-Reactive protein, clinical outcome, and restenosis rates after implantation of different drug-eluting stents
    Achille Gaspardone
    Unità Operativa Complessa di Cardiologia, Ospedale S Eugenio, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 97:1311-6. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin: its clinical role in cerebrovascular prevention
    Achille Gaspardone
    Cardiology Department, Ospedale S Eugenio, Rome, Italy
    Drugs 67:55-62. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The use over time of statins in coronary patients in an Italian tertiary referral center
    A Gaspardone
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 2:848-53. 2001
    ..We assessed, in a sample of patients with coronary artery disease in whom coronary angiography was indicated and hospitalized in the last 10 years, the use of statins at admission...
  9. doi request reprint Simultaneous treatment of patent foramen ovale and pulmonary arteriovenous fistula in a patient with paradoxical embolism
    Achille Gaspardone
    Division of Cardiology, S Eugenio Hospital, ASL RM C, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:325-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Ischemic preconditioning during coronary angioplasty is preserved in elderly patients
    F Tomai
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 1:562-8. 2000
    ..e. a clinical correlate of ischemic preconditioning, is preserved in elderly patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of C-reactive protein in patients with unstable angina pectoris undergoing coronary artery stent implantation
    F Versaci
    Divisione di Cardiochirurgia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 85:92-5, A8. 2000
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  12. ncbi request reprint Regional distribution and timing of wall motion abnormalities during echo-dipyridamole stress test in patients with stable angina: the elusive link between coronary stenoses and myocardial ischemia
    A Gaspardone
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 1:33-8. 2000
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  13. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery stent placement in patients with variant angina refractory to medical treatment
    A Gaspardone
    Divisione di Cardiochirurgia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 84:96-8, A8. 1999
    ..The results of this study indicate that intracoronary stent placement may represent an alternative and feasible treatment for patients with vasospastic angina refractory to aggressive medical therapy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Unstable angina and elevated c-reactive protein levels predict enhanced vasoreactivity of the culprit lesion
    F Tomai
    Cattedra di Cardiochirurgia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 104:1471-6. 2001
    ..Because plaque inflammation may modulate coronary vasomotion, the association between systemic levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and coronary vasoreactivity was assessed in patients with stable or unstable angina...
  15. pmc A comparison of coronary artery stenting with angioplasty for isolated stenosis of the proximal left anterior descending coronary artery: five year clinical follow up
    F Versaci
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Heart 90:672-5. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of acetylsalicylate on cardiac and muscular pain induced by intracoronary and intra-arterial infusion of bradykinin in humans
    A Gaspardone
    Divisione di Cardiochirurgia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:216-22. 1999
    ..This study assessed the algesic activity of bradykinin (BK) in humans and the effects of acetylsalicylate on muscular and cardiac BK-induced pain...
  17. ncbi request reprint Enhanced activity of sodium-lithium countertransport in patients with cardiac syndrome X: a potential link between cardiac and metabolic syndrome X
    A Gaspardone
    Divisione di Cardiochirurgia, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:2031-4. 1998
    ..This study was aimed at assessing both stimulated insulinemia and the sodium-lithium countertransport in a selected group of patients with cardiac syndrome X...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of myocardial ischemia in a patient with left main coronary artery atresia
    R De Paulis
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 1:764-6. 2000
    ..This peculiar anatomical condition offers the opportunity of high-lighting the role played by the microcirculation in determining myocardial ischemia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acute left ventricular failure after transcatheter closure of a secundum atrial septal defect in a patient with coronary artery disease: a critical reappraisal
    Fabrizio Tomai
    Divisione di Cardiochirurgia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, European Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 55:97-9. 2002
    ..Transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects should always be deferred in ischemic heart disease patients who need percutaneous myocardial revascularization...
  20. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin efficacy in the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events
    Marcello Arca
    Department of Clinical and Therapeutic Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Drugs 67:29-42. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stent in the same diabetic patient with multiple coronary artery lesions: a prospective, randomized, multicenter study
    Fabrizio Tomai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, European Hospital, Via Portuense 700, 00149 Rome, Italy
    Diabetes Care 31:15-9. 2008
    ..In these patients, multiple individual variables may be responsible for neointimal hyperplasia, thus making difficult the comparison of the two drug-eluting stents (DES)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chest pain after coronary artery stent implantation
    Francesco Versaci
    Cattedra di Cardiochirurgia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 89:500-4. 2002
    ..In conclusion, chest pain with features similar to habitual angina occurs in the absence of in-stent restenosis in 1/5 of patients after stent implantation and appears to be associated with more intense coronary vasoreactivity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Thrombosis of the left anterior descending artery due to compression from giant pseudoaneurysm late after a bentall operation
    Jacob Zeitani
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Card Surg 21:195-7. 2006
    ..A postoperative pseudoaneurysm may develop and gradually expand in the mediastinal space even late following Bentall operation for aortic root replacement, particularly in patients with dissection of the aorta...
  24. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressive Therapy for the Prevention of Restenosis after Coronary Artery Stent Implantation (IMPRESS Study)
    Francesco Versaci
    Cattedra di Cardiochirurgia, Divisione di Cardiochirurgia, Universita Tor Vergata, European Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1935-42. 2002
    ..This study tested the effect of oral prednisone on clinical and angiographic restenosis rate after successful stent implantation in patients with persistent elevation of systemic markers of inflammation after the procedure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevention of restenosis after stenting: the emerging role of inflammation
    Francesco Versaci
    Cattedra di Cardiochirurgia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale S Eugenio, Rome, Italy
    Coron Artery Dis 15:307-11. 2004
    ..Measurement of cytokine and acute phase proteins, such as C-reactive protein, may be important to identify high-risk subjects and develop specific treatment tailored to the individual patient...
  26. doi request reprint Immediate angioplasty versus standard therapy with rescue angioplasty after thrombolysis in the Combined Abciximab REteplase Stent Study in Acute Myocardial Infarction (CARESS-in-AMI): an open, prospective, randomised, multicentre trial
    Carlo Di Mario
    Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College, London UK
    Lancet 371:559-68. 2008
    ..To assess the best management, we randomised patients with STEMI treated by thrombolysis and abciximab at a non-interventional hospital to immediate transfer for PCI, or to standard medical therapy with transfer for rescue angioplasty...
  27. doi request reprint Coronary vasospasm during anesthesia induction: awareness, recognition, possible mechanisms, anesthetic factors, and treatment
    Avner Sidi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    J Clin Anesth 20:64-9. 2008
    ..Recommended preparations and treatments are preoperative calcium channel blockers, nitroglycerin available intraoperatively, reduction of endogenous or exogenous catecholamines, and vigilant monitoring...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of carbon-coated coronary stents on the markers of inflammation, thrombin generation and platelet and endothelial activation
    Fabrizio Tomai
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University, European Hospital, Via Portuense, 700, 00149 Roma
    Ital Heart J 4:23-8. 2003
    ..The effects of stent carbon coating on the activation of inflammatory and endothelial cells and of coagulation were assessed in patients undergoing coronary artery stent implantation...