Affiliation: Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste
Location: Trieste, Italy
1: Gatti G, Moncada A, Minati A, Pappalardo A. Replacement of a stented biologic
prosthesis within an aortic valved conduit. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012
Mar;93(3):e53-5. PubMed PMID: .
2: Spina A, Benussi B, Pappalardo A, Forti G, Tognolli U, Gabrielli M, Gatti G,
Zingone B. Off-pump coronary artery surgery with the Coron
Gatti G, Moncada A, Minati A, Pappalardo A. Replacement of a stented biologic prosthesis within an aortic valved conduit. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012;93:e53-5 pubmed publisher
..Because of this simple modification of the Bentall concept, replacing the prosthetic valve within the aortic conduit was easy and uneventful. ..
Gatti G, Dell Angela L, Morosin M, Maschietto L, Pinamonti B, Forti G, et al
. Tricuspid Annuloplasty for Tricuspid Regurgitation Secondary to Left-Sided Heart Valve Disease: Immediate Outcomes and Risk Factors for Late Failure. Can J Cardiol. 2016;32:760-6 pubmed publisher
..Recurrent TR is associated with new left-sided valvular lesions. ..
Gatti G, Dell Angela L, Maschietto L, Luzzati R, Sinagra G, Pappalardo A. The Impact of Diabetes on Early Outcomes after Routine Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting. Heart Lung Circ. 2016;25:862-9 pubmed publisher
..023). Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting may be routinely performed even in diabetic patients despite higher risk profiles. Increased postoperative complications prolong hospital stay but do not impact on early mortality. ..
Gatti G, Maschietto L, Morosin M, Russo M, Benussi B, Forti G, et al
. Routine use of bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting in women: A risk factor analysis for poor outcomes. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2017;18:40-46 pubmed publisher
..0095) were predictors of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events. BITA grafting could be performed routinely even in women. The increased rates of early postoperative complications do not prevent excellent late outcomes. ..
Gatti G, Morra L, Castaldi G, Maschietto L, Gripshi F, Fabris E, et al
. Preoperative Intra-Aortic Counterpulsation in Cardiac Surgery: Insights From a Retrospective Series of 588 Consecutive High-Risk Patients. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017;: pubmed publisher
..Preoperative use of IABP in cardiac surgery was shown in this study to be safe, even for high-risk patients. LMCAD is not by itself a sufficient indication for prophylactic IABP. ..
Gatti G, Ledwon M, Gazdag L, Cuomo F, Pappalardo A, Fischlein T, et al
. Management of closed sternal incision after bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting with a single-use negative pressure system. Updates Surg. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..608). Single-use CIM systems appear to be useful to reduce the risk of DSWI after BITA grafting. More studies have to be performed to make stronger this finding. ..
Gatti G, Barbati G, Luzzati R, Sinagra G, Pappalardo A. Prospective validation of a predictive scoring system for deep sternal wound infection after routine bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016;22:606-11 pubmed publisher
..More studies have to be performed in order to strengthen the evidence of this first external validation. ..
Gatti G, Benussi B, Gripshi F, Della Mattia A, Proclemer A, CannatÃ A, et al
. A risk factor analysis for in-hospital mortality after surgery for infective endocarditis and a proposal of a new predictive scoring system. Infection. 2017;45:413-423 pubmed publisher
..A simple scoring system based on risk factors for in-hospital death was specifically created to predict mortality risk after surgery for IE. Prospective studies are needed for the score validation. ..
Gatti G, Perrotti A, Fiore A, Bergoend E, Chocron S, Couetil J, et al
. Is bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting a safe option for chronic dialysis patients?. Arch Cardiovasc Dis. 2017;: pubmed publisher
..BITA grafting remains a risky operation for chronic dialysis patients, even when performed routinely. No long-term survival benefits for the use of BITA versus SITA were proven. ..