L P Badano

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Digital revolution in the echocardiography laboratory. Current status and future perspectives]
    L P Badano
    Unita Operativa di Cardiologia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria della Miseriaordia, Udine
    Ital Heart J Suppl 1:1561-75. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint [Portable ultrasound devices. A new era for clinical cardiologists]
    Luigi P Badano
    Struttura Operativa Complessa di Cardiologia Dipartimento di Scienze Cardiovascolari A O S Maria della Misericordia Piazzale S Maria della Misericordia, 15 33100 Udine
    Ital Heart J Suppl 4:533-41. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Right ventricle in pulmonary arterial hypertension: haemodynamics, structural changes, imaging, and proposal of a study protocol aimed to assess remodelling and treatment effects
    Luigi P Badano
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, University Hospital S Maria della Misericordia, P le S Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:27-37. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular electromechanical delay in patients with heart failure and normal QRS duration and in patients with right and left bundle branch block
    Luigi P Badano
    Cardiology Unit, Echo Lab, Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, A O Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale S Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Europace 9:41-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, clinical characteristics, quality of life, and prognosis of patients with congestive heart failure and isolated left ventricular diastolic dysfunction
    Luigi Paolo Badano
    Cardiovascular Science Department, Cardiology Unit, A O S Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale S Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:253-61. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, clinical characteristics, resource utilization and outcome of patients with acute chest pain in the emergency department. A multicenter, prospective, observational study in north-eastern Italy
    Lucia Solinas
    Emergency Department, Civic Hospital, Tolmezzo, UD
    Ital Heart J 4:318-24. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Patients with chronic heart failure encountered in daily clinical practice are different from the "typical" patient enrolled in therapeutic trials
    Luigi P Badano
    Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Science Department, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Ital Heart J 4:84-91. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Contrast echocardiographic evaluation of early changes in myocardial perfusion after recanalization therapy in anterior wall acute myocardial infarction and their relation with early contractile recovery
    Luigi Paolo Badano
    Cardiovascular Science Department, Cardiology Unit, A O S Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 91:532-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute thrombosis of mechanical mitral valve prosthesis: echo-Doppler diagnosis and successful treatment with systemic thrombolysis
    L P Badano
    Cardiovascular Science Department, A O Santa Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 4:73-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and clinical value of "intelligent" compression and digital storage of transthoracic echocardiograms in day-to-day practice
    L P Badano
    Cardiovascular Science Department, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Ital Heart J 2:782-8. 2001

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint [Digital revolution in the echocardiography laboratory. Current status and future perspectives]
    L P Badano
    Unita Operativa di Cardiologia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria della Miseriaordia, Udine
    Ital Heart J Suppl 1:1561-75. 2000
    ..The technology will undoubtedly continue to change. Those who are waiting for it to be perfected may be waiting for a long time...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Portable ultrasound devices. A new era for clinical cardiologists]
    Luigi P Badano
    Struttura Operativa Complessa di Cardiologia Dipartimento di Scienze Cardiovascolari A O S Maria della Misericordia Piazzale S Maria della Misericordia, 15 33100 Udine
    Ital Heart J Suppl 4:533-41. 2003
    ..Operator training in performance and interpretation of examinations obtained using these ultrasound devices seems to be vitally important...
  3. doi request reprint Right ventricle in pulmonary arterial hypertension: haemodynamics, structural changes, imaging, and proposal of a study protocol aimed to assess remodelling and treatment effects
    Luigi P Badano
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, University Hospital S Maria della Misericordia, P le S Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:27-37. 2010
    ..Enrolment duration is expected to be 1 year...
  4. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular electromechanical delay in patients with heart failure and normal QRS duration and in patients with right and left bundle branch block
    Luigi P Badano
    Cardiology Unit, Echo Lab, Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, A O Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale S Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Europace 9:41-7. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, clinical characteristics, quality of life, and prognosis of patients with congestive heart failure and isolated left ventricular diastolic dysfunction
    Luigi Paolo Badano
    Cardiovascular Science Department, Cardiology Unit, A O S Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale S Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:253-61. 2004
    ..Patients with HF and isolated diastolic dysfunction showed similar clinical symptoms, self-perceived QOL, readmission rate, and 6-month mortality to patients with prevalent LV systolic dysfunction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, clinical characteristics, resource utilization and outcome of patients with acute chest pain in the emergency department. A multicenter, prospective, observational study in north-eastern Italy
    Lucia Solinas
    Emergency Department, Civic Hospital, Tolmezzo, UD
    Ital Heart J 4:318-24. 2003
    ..Therefore, this study was undertaken to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy and costs of the actual emergency department triage modalities of patients with acute chest pain...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patients with chronic heart failure encountered in daily clinical practice are different from the "typical" patient enrolled in therapeutic trials
    Luigi P Badano
    Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Science Department, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Ital Heart J 4:84-91. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the clinical characteristics of patients enrolled in randomized clinical trials on congestive heart failure treatment with those of real-world patients encountered in daily clinical practice...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contrast echocardiographic evaluation of early changes in myocardial perfusion after recanalization therapy in anterior wall acute myocardial infarction and their relation with early contractile recovery
    Luigi Paolo Badano
    Cardiovascular Science Department, Cardiology Unit, A O S Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 91:532-7. 2003
    ..Our data provide clinical evidence for a transient microvascular dysfunction after successfully recanalized AMI...
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute thrombosis of mechanical mitral valve prosthesis: echo-Doppler diagnosis and successful treatment with systemic thrombolysis
    L P Badano
    Cardiovascular Science Department, A O Santa Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 4:73-5. 2003
    ..The patient refused reoperation, and systemic thrombolysis was administered. After thrombolytic infusion we observe the disappearance of the echocardiographic signs of thrombosis, with concomitant improvement of symptoms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and clinical value of "intelligent" compression and digital storage of transthoracic echocardiograms in day-to-day practice
    L P Badano
    Cardiovascular Science Department, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Ital Heart J 2:782-8. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint [Reporting echocardiography exams with the G8-Cardio ANMCO software]
    L P Badano
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cardiovascolari, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria della Misericordia, Udine
    Ital Heart J Suppl 2:258-67. 2001
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  12. ncbi request reprint Dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction: an unusual mechanism mimicking anterior myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock
    A Di Chiara
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital S Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    Ital Heart J 2:60-7. 2001
    ..An accurate echocardiographic examination is mandatory even after coronary angiography, and always permits the physician to select the appropriate therapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimation of infarct size by single measurements of creatine kinase levels in patients with a first myocardial infarction
    Antonio Di Chiara
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:340-6. 2006
    ..In this perspective, we investigated whether the mid-terminal portion of the CK time-activity curve could predict infarct size more reliably...
  14. ncbi request reprint Additive value of contrast echocardiography for the diagnosis of noncompaction of the left ventricular myocardium
    Pasquale Gianfagna
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Echo Lab, A O S Maria della Misericordia, P le S Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 7:67-70. 2006
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  15. doi request reprint Effect on quality of life of different accelerated diagnostic protocols for management of patients presenting to the emergency department with acute chest pain
    Gaetano Nucifora
    Istituto per la Ricerca Clinica Applicata e di Base Foundation, Udine, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 103:592-7. 2009
    ..003, respectively). In conclusion, low-risk patients with ACP had non-negligible impairment of QoL in the acute phase. Emergency department ADPs with early DASE and EET reduced QoL impairment at both baseline and 2-month follow-up...
  16. ncbi request reprint [The SCOOP II trial in heart failure]
    M C Albanese
    U O di Cardiologia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria della Misericordia, Udine
    Ital Heart J Suppl 2:390-5. 2001
    ..In this 1100 bed Community hospital 97% of patients with CHF admitted to the Internal Medicine Unit have a high rate of readmission, mortality and negative quality of life...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of early dobutamine stress echocardiography and exercise electrocardiographic testing for management of patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain
    Gaetano Nucifora
    IRCAB Foundation, Udine, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 100:1068-73. 2007
    ..03) and 2-month ($1,029 +/- 253 vs $1,684 +/- $2,149, p = 0.005) follow-up. In conclusion, early DASE in emergency department triage of low-risk patients with ACP is safe and reduces costs of care compared to EET...
  18. doi request reprint Transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome: a 4-year experience
    Leonardo Spedicato
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, University Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:916-21. 2008
    ..Aim of this study is to elucidate incidence and clinical features of left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome in a tertiary-care hospital in northeastern Italy...
  19. doi request reprint Fast data acquisition and analysis with real time triplane echocardiography for the assessment of left ventricular size and function: a validation study
    Gaetano Nucifora
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, University Hospital S Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    Echocardiography 26:66-75. 2009
    ..To assess accuracy and reproducibility of real time simultaneous triplane echocardiography (RT3PE) for the assessment of left ventricular (LV) volumes and ejection fraction (EF) using cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) as a reference method...
  20. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiography during hypothermia
    Gianaugusto Slavich
    Cardiology Unit, Cardiovascular Science Department, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:793. 2004
  21. doi request reprint Improved workflow, sonographer productivity, and cost-effectiveness of echocardiographic service for inpatients by using miniaturized systems
    Luigi P Badano
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria S Maria della Misericordia, P le S Maria della Misericordia, 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:537-42. 2009
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  22. doi request reprint Congenital quadricuspid aortic valve associated with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Gaetano Nucifora
    Cardiopulmonary Science Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:317-8. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, the association between quadricuspid aortic valve and obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy has never been described before...
  23. doi request reprint High volume-rate three-dimensional stress echocardiography to assess inducible myocardial ischemia: a feasibility study
    Luigi P Badano
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, University Hospital S Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:628-35. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of high-volume rate 3DE with state-of-the-art two-dimensional echocardiography (2DE) in detecting ischemia during dipyridamole-induced stress (DipSE)...
  24. doi request reprint How many patients would be misclassified using M-mode and two-dimensional estimates of left atrial size instead of left atrial volume? A three-dimensional echocardiographic study
    Luigi P Badano
    Dipartimento Scienze Cardiopolmonari, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria S Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:476-84. 2008
    ..To address this issue, we compared M-mode and 2D parameters routinely used to estimate left atrial size with three-dimensional (3D) echo measured left atrial volume (LAV) as a reference standard...
  25. ncbi request reprint American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association perioperative assessment guidelines for noncardiac surgery reduces cardiologic resource utilization preserving a favourable clinical outcome
    Margherita Cinello
    Cardiology Unit, Cardiopulmonary Science Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Udine, Piazzale Santa Maria della Misericordia 15, Udine, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:882-8. 2007
    ..We evaluated the impact of strict application of ACC/AHA guidelines for cardiac risk assessment of patients undergoing elective noncardiac vascular surgery in a consultant anaesthesiologist-led preoperative clinic...
  26. ncbi request reprint Stented bioprosthetic valve hemodynamics: is the supra-annular implant better than the intra-annular?
    Luigi P Badano
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, A O S Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:238-46. 2006
    ..Accordingly, the hemodynamic performance of the same stented bioprosthesis (except for sewing ring design) implanted in the supra-annular and conventional intra-annular seating was compared...
  27. ncbi request reprint Improved delineation of morphological features of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy with the use of contrast-enhanced echocardiography
    Elena Tosoratti
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:566-8. 2006
    ..A case of an already diagnosed arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy in which the use of contrast improved the echocardiographic characterization of morphologic abnormalities of the right ventricle is reported...
  28. ncbi request reprint Heart failure and severe pulmonary hypertension caused by distal detachment of the valve conduit 16 years after the Cabrol composite graft procedure
    Elena Tosoratti
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:1190.e5-8. 2006
    ..However, because surgical management of ascending aorta aneurysms has changed in the last decades a detailed knowledge of the surgical technique used is mandatory for adequate interpretation of transesophageal echocardiographic results...
  29. doi request reprint Predictive value of cardiac troponin-I compared to creatine kinase-myocardial band for the assessment of infarct size as measured by cardiac magnetic resonance
    Antonio Di Chiara
    Cardiology Unit, Cardiopulmonary Science Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Udine, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:587-92. 2010
    ..However, for this purpose, the peak value of serum biomarkers can overestimate the necrotic area, especially after reperfusion...
  30. ncbi request reprint Real-time three-dimensional echocardiography: technological gadget or clinical tool?
    Luigi P Badano
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, University Hospital of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:144-62. 2007
    ..In this article, current and future clinical applications of real-time three-dimensional echocardiography are reviewed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Severe tricuspid regurgitation due to entrapment of the anterior leaflet of the valve by a permanent pacemaker lead: role of real time three-dimensional echocardiography
    Gaetano Nucifora
    Cardiopulmonary Science Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Udine, Udine, Italy
    Echocardiography 24:649-52. 2007
    ..The mechanism of regurgitation was clarified by real time three-dimensional echocardiography that showed the location of the ventricular lead and its interference with the tricuspid valve...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary embolism and fever: an indication for urgent echocardiography not reported in clinical guidelines?
    Edlira Zakja
    Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, A O Santa Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:846-9. 2007
    ..The patient underwent transthoracic two- and three-dimensional echocardiography, which showed a large pulmonary valve vegetation prolapsing into the main and right pulmonary artery during systole...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Isolated left ventricular non-compaction]
    Pierluigi Aragona
    U O C di Cardiologia UTIC, Ospedale Civile G Chidichimo, ASL 3 della Sibaritide, Trebisacce CS, Roma
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:649-59. 2005
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  34. ncbi request reprint Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery mimicking aortic dissection at transesophageal echocardiography
    Gaetano Nucifora
    Cardiopulmonary Science Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Udine, P le S Maria della Misericordia, 15, 33100, Udine, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:333-6. 2007
    ....