Angelo Auricchio

Summary

Affiliation: Otto-von-Guericke University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy of cardiac resynchronization therapy using left ventricular pacing in heart failure patients stratified by severity of ventricular conduction delay
    Angelo Auricchio
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:2109-16. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic quantification of left ventricular asynchrony predicts an acute hemodynamic benefit of cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Ole A Breithardt
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:536-45. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves heart rate profile and heart rate variability of patients with moderate to severe heart failure
    Cecilia Fantoni
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1875-82. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Right and left ventricular activation sequence in patients with heart failure and right bundle branch block: a detailed analysis using three-dimensional non-fluoroscopic electroanatomic mapping system
    Cecilia Fantoni
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:112-9; discussion 120-1. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Long-term outcome in diabetic heart failure patients treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Cecilia Fantoni
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:298-307. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical effect of hemodynamically optimized cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure and ventricular conduction delay
    Angelo Auricchio
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:2026-33. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterization of left ventricular activation in patients with heart failure and left bundle-branch block
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Leipzigerstrasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Circulation 109:1133-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The promise of resynchronization therapy. Who (and how many) will benefit?
    Angelo Auricchio
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Otto von Guericke Universitat, Magdeburg, Germany
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:17-26. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Silke Isabelle Trautmann
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Leipzigerstrae 44, D 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:371-8. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on left ventricular Doppler indices in patients with congestive heart failure
    Ole A Breithardt
    Department of Cardiology, RWTH University of Technology, Aachen, Germany
    Am Heart J 143:34-44. 2002

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy of cardiac resynchronization therapy using left ventricular pacing in heart failure patients stratified by severity of ventricular conduction delay
    Angelo Auricchio
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:2109-16. 2003
    ..We assessed the clinical efficacy of single-site left ventricular (LV) pacing and determined the impact of baseline conduction delay severity on the magnitude of benefit...
  2. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic quantification of left ventricular asynchrony predicts an acute hemodynamic benefit of cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Ole A Breithardt
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:536-45. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether radial left ventricular (LV) asynchrony in patients with heart failure predicts systolic function improvement with cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves heart rate profile and heart rate variability of patients with moderate to severe heart failure
    Cecilia Fantoni
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1875-82. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Right and left ventricular activation sequence in patients with heart failure and right bundle branch block: a detailed analysis using three-dimensional non-fluoroscopic electroanatomic mapping system
    Cecilia Fantoni
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:112-9; discussion 120-1. 2005
    ..Three-dimensional mapping in RBBB and heart failure...
  5. doi request reprint Long-term outcome in diabetic heart failure patients treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Cecilia Fantoni
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:298-307. 2008
    ..Diabetes mellitus is an independent risk factor for increased morbidity and mortality in heart failure (HF) patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical effect of hemodynamically optimized cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure and ventricular conduction delay
    Angelo Auricchio
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:2026-33. 2002
    ..We sought to compare the short- and long-term clinical effects of atrial synchronous pre-excitation of one (univentricular) or both ventricles (biventricular), that provide cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterization of left ventricular activation in patients with heart failure and left bundle-branch block
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Leipzigerstrasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Circulation 109:1133-9. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The promise of resynchronization therapy. Who (and how many) will benefit?
    Angelo Auricchio
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Otto von Guericke Universitat, Magdeburg, Germany
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:17-26. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Silke Isabelle Trautmann
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Leipzigerstrae 44, D 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:371-8. 2002
    ..Many studies have been published and many are still ongoing. This review summarizes the results reported in randomized trials and focuses on questions that have not yet been answered...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on left ventricular Doppler indices in patients with congestive heart failure
    Ole A Breithardt
    Department of Cardiology, RWTH University of Technology, Aachen, Germany
    Am Heart J 143:34-44. 2002
    ..This study investigated the effects of CRT on LV Doppler indices in these patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in heart failure
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    Ital Heart J 6:256-60. 2005
    ..Whether or not heart failure patients candidate to CRT should receive a defibrillator back-up remains debatable, although growing evidence is pointing to extensive use of a defibrillator in such a population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of patients with heart failure and ventricular conduction delay treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 99:232-8. 2007
    ..Total mortality was 20% lower with ICD backup (95% CI 42% lower to 17% higher) due to a protective effect against sudden cardiac death...
  13. ncbi request reprint Exercise performance following cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure and ventricular conduction delay
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 89:198-203. 2002
    ..Patients with more depressed metabolic and ventilation parameters and higher heart rate at baseline seem to benefit most from this therapeutic approach...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of atrial fibrillation on hematopoietic progenitor cells: a novel pathophysiological role of the atrial natriuretic peptide?
    Andreas Goette
    University Hospital Magdeburg, Division of Cardiology, Leipziger Str 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Circulation 108:2446-9. 2003
    ..Studies suggest that myocardial progenitor cells invade atrial tissue. So far it is unclear, however, whether an atrial disease per se affects circulating HPCs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cardiac uptake of progenitor cells in patients with moderate-to-severe left ventricular failure scheduled for cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Andreas Goette
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Leipziger Street 44, 39120 Magdeburg Germany
    Europace 8:157-60. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the cardiac uptake of PC in patients with moderate-to-severe congestive heart failure (CHF) scheduled for cardiac resynchronization therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy: current state of the art: cost versus benefit
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Circulation 109:300-7. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy restores optimal atrioventricular mechanical timing in heart failure patients with ventricular conduction delay
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1163-9. 2002
    ..These results may be explained by a site-dependent mechanism such as the degree of ventricular synchrony. Caution should be taken in these patients when optimizing AV delays using echocardiography techniques that focus on LV inflow...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pacing the left ventricle: does underlying rhythm matter?
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:239-40. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Biventricular mechanical asynchrony predicts hemodynamic effect of uni- and biventricular pacing
    Yinghong Yu
    Heart Failure Research Group, Guidant Corporation, St Paul, Minnesota 55112, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 285:H2788-96. 2003
    ..However, biventricular resynchronization is only one of the improvement mechanisms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Four-year efficacy of cardiac resynchronization therapy on exercise tolerance and disease progression: the importance of performing atrioventricular junction ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Maurizio Gasparini
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS, Istituto Clinico Humanitas Rozzano Milano, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:734-43. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in heart failure patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) and the role of atrioventricular junction (AVJ) ablation...
  21. doi request reprint Update on the pathophysiological basics of cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Via Tesserete 48, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
    Europace 10:797-800. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy: the more pacing sites, the better the outcome?
    Angelo Auricchio
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1463-5. 2008
  23. ncbi request reprint Outcome parameters for trials in atrial fibrillation: executive summary
    Paulus Kirchhof
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Eur Heart J 28:2803-17. 2007
    ..In addition to a careful selection of a relevant primary outcome parameter, coverage of outcomes in all major domains of AF-related morbidity and mortality is desirable for any clinical trial in AF...
  24. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in individuals with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices
    Ariel Roguin
    Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Bat Galim, PO Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Europace 10:336-46. 2008
    ..This may have major clinical implications on current imaging practice. A strategy for the performance of MR imaging in these individuals is proposed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Differential change in left ventricular mass and regional wall thickness after cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure
    Qing Zhang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, SH Ho Cardiovascular and Stroke Centre, Institute of Vascular Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT
    Eur Heart J 27:1423-30. 2006
    ..This study investigated whether left ventricular (LV) reverse remodelling after CRT has any structural benefit, which include the improvement of LV mass or regional wall thickness...
  26. doi request reprint Mechanical dyssynchrony in CRT patients: still searching for the Holy Grail!
    Angelo Auricchio
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:217-9. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic sequelae of ventricular dyssynchrony
    Angelo Auricchio
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 48:227-31. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Right heart failure due to loss of right ventricular capture in a patient with atrioventricular junction ablation and biventricular pacing
    Santi Raffa
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital of Magdeburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:1127-30. 2005
    ..Thus, probably this pacing mode should be avoided in pacemaker-dependent patients with heart failure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of stimulation sites within left ventricular veins on the acute hemodynamic effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Michael R Gold
    Division of Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Heart Rhythm 2:376-81. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to study the acute hemodynamic effect of left ventricular (LV) stimulation sites within a coronary vein...
  30. ncbi request reprint Tailoring cardiac resynchronization therapy using interventricular asynchrony. Validation of a simple model
    Xander A A M Verbeek
    Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 290:H968-77. 2006
    ..Guided by a simple pathway model, interVA measurements accurately predict optimal hemodynamic performance in individual CRT patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy on ventricular remodeling
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Germany
    J Card Fail 8:S549-55. 2002
    ....
  32. pmc Influence of left atrial and ventricular volumes on the relation between mitral valve annulus and coronary sinus
    Antonio Sorgente
    Department of Cardiology, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 102:890-6. 2008
    ..Thus, MSCT should be considered as part of the selection process of potential candidate to PMA to avoid external compression of circumflex artery/marginal branch by the device...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines in cardiac pacing and resynchronization therapy]
    Panos E Vardas
    Kardiol Pol 65:1449-87; discussion 1488-9. 2007
  34. pmc Long-term survival in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy: the importance of performing atrio-ventricular junction ablation in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation
    Maurizio Gasparini
    Electrophysiology and Pacing Unit, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas Rozzano Milano, Via Manzoni 56, Rozzano, Milano IT 2089, Italy
    Eur Heart J 29:1644-52. 2008
    ..To investigate the effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) on survival in heart failure (HF) patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) and the role of atrio-ventricular junction (AVJ) ablation in these patients...
  35. doi request reprint HRS/EHRA Expert Consensus on the Monitoring of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs): description of techniques, indications, personnel, frequency and ethical considerations: developed in partnership with the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and
    Bruce L Wilkoff
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Europace 10:707-25. 2008
  36. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization in patients with atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Gaurav A Upadhyay
    Department of Medicine and the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1239-46. 2008
    ..This study is a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies comparing the impact of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) for patients in atrial fibrillation (AF) and sinus rhythm (SR)...
  37. ncbi request reprint HRS/EHRA expert consensus on the monitoring of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs): description of techniques, indications, personnel, frequency and ethical considerations
    Bruce L Wilkoff
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:907-25. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint [European practice guidelines on cardiac pacemakers and cardiac resynchronization therapy. Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) on cardiac pacemakers and cardiac resynchronization therapy. Developed in collaboration with the European
    Panos E Vardas
    Department of Cardiology, Heraklion University Hospital, PO Box 1352, Stavrakia GR 711 10 Heraklion Creta, Grecia
    Rev Esp Cardiol 60:1272.e1-1272.e51. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure shows great promise
    I Eli Ovsyshcher
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:589-91. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint European Heart Rhythm Association Guidance Document on cardiac rhythm management product performance
    Angelo Auricchio
    Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Via Tesserete 48, CH 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
    Europace 8:313-22. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Measurements of mechanical asynchrony in patients with heart failure: is the puzzle completed?
    Simona Fratini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, University of L Aquila, Piazza Salvatore Tommasi 1, 67010 Coppito, L Aquila, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:657-67. 2007
    ..Our aim was to make an updated review of the more recent studies on this topic...
  42. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization therapy: The Task Force for Cardiac Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy of the European Society of Cardiology. Developed in collaboration with the European Heart Rhythm Association
    Panos E Vardas
    Department of Cardiology, Heraklion University Hospital, PO Box 1352 Stavrakia, GR 711 10 Heraklion Crete, Greece
    Eur Heart J 28:2256-95. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization therapy. The Task Force for Cardiac Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy of the European Society of Cardiology. Developed in collaboration with the European Heart Rhythm Association
    Panos E Vardas
    Department of Cardiology, Heraklion University Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Europace 9:959-98. 2007
  44. ncbi request reprint Variability of coronary venous anatomy in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy: a high-speed rotational venography study
    Dan Blendea
    Cardiology Division, Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:1155-62. 2007
    ..Venography also allows visualization of the left atrial (LA) veins, which may be a potential conduit for ablative or pacing strategies given their proximity to foci that can trigger atrial fibrillation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Outcome parameters for trials in atrial fibrillation: recommendations from a consensus conference organized by the German Atrial Fibrillation Competence NETwork and the European Heart Rhythm Association
    Paulus Kirchhof
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Europace 9:1006-23. 2007
    ..In addition to a careful selection of a relevant primary outcome parameter, coverage of outcomes in all major domains of AF-related morbidity and mortality is desirable for any clinical trial in AF...
  46. ncbi request reprint Role of multislice computed tomography for preprocedural evaluation before revision of a chronically implanted transvenous left ventricular lead
    Angelo Auricchio
    Division of Cardiology, Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 100:1566-70. 2007
    ..In conclusion, MSCT may be used to delineate the coronary venous anatomy in patients in whom LV lead replacement is needed to help strategize whether a transvenous or transthoracic approach may be preferred for LV lead revision...
  47. ncbi request reprint Activity monitoring in heart failure patients with cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Mihoko Kawabata
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    Circ J 71:1885-92. 2007
    ..Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) improves functional capacity in heart failure patients. This study aimed to prospectively analyze long-term device-based monitoring of physical activity in patients undergoing CRT...
  48. ncbi request reprint A novel method--the activity log index--for monitoring physical activity of patients with heart failure
    Veerichetty A Kadhiresan
    Guidant Corporation, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1435-7. 2002