Claudio Baracchini

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction in carotid elongation
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine
    J Neuroimaging 23:18-20. 2013
  2. doi request reprint CCSVI and MS: a statement from the European Society of neurosonology and cerebral hemodynamics
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani, 5, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Neurol 259:2585-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Jugular veins in transient global amnesia: innocent bystanders
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani, 5, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Stroke 43:2289-92. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Progressive multiple sclerosis is not associated with chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
    C Baracchini
    First Neurology Clinic, Department of Neuroscience, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Neurology 77:844-50. 2011
  5. doi request reprint No evidence of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency at multiple sclerosis onset
    Claudio Baracchini
    First Neurology Clinic, University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Ann Neurol 69:90-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Early and long-term outcomes of carotid endarterectomy in the very elderly: an 18-year single-center study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Geriatric Surgery Clinic Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 50:518-25. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of electroencephalographic changes needing shunting during carotid endarterectomy
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:1045-52. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Durability of eversion carotid endarterectomy
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Group, 2nd Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical, Oncological, and Gastroenterological Sciences at the University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:1274-81. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Progression of atherosclerosis in asymptomatic carotid arteries after contralateral endarterectomy: a 10-year prospective study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 45:516-22. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy within 2 weeks of minor ischemic stroke: a prospective study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgery Clinic, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 48:595-600. 2008

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Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction in carotid elongation
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine
    J Neuroimaging 23:18-20. 2013
    ..Since vasomotion is known to be impaired in spontaneous cervical vessel dissection, we investigated whether endothelial-dependent vasodilation in subjects with carotid coiling and kinking is compromised...
  2. doi request reprint CCSVI and MS: a statement from the European Society of neurosonology and cerebral hemodynamics
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani, 5, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Neurol 259:2585-9. 2012
    ..Therefore, any potentially harmful interventional treatment such as transluminal angioplasty and/or stenting should be strongly discouraged...
  3. doi request reprint Jugular veins in transient global amnesia: innocent bystanders
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani, 5, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Stroke 43:2289-92. 2012
    ..These findings have led to the assumption of hemodynamic alterations in intracranial veins inducing focal hippocampal ischemia. We investigated this hypothesis in patients with TGA and control subjects...
  4. doi request reprint Progressive multiple sclerosis is not associated with chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
    C Baracchini
    First Neurology Clinic, Department of Neuroscience, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Neurology 77:844-50. 2011
    ..Thus, we studied CCSVI prevalence in primary progressive (PP) and secondary progressive (SP) MS, to clarify whether CCSVI characterizes the progressive forms of this disease...
  5. doi request reprint No evidence of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency at multiple sclerosis onset
    Claudio Baracchini
    First Neurology Clinic, University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Ann Neurol 69:90-9. 2011
    ..We investigated this hypothesis by studying the occurrence of CCSVI in clinically isolated syndromes (CISs) suggestive of MS...
  6. doi request reprint Early and long-term outcomes of carotid endarterectomy in the very elderly: an 18-year single-center study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Geriatric Surgery Clinic Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 50:518-25. 2009
    ..Although the efficacy of CEA in preventing stroke in selected patients has been clearly demonstrated, concern has been expressed about the role of CEA in people over 80 years old...
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of electroencephalographic changes needing shunting during carotid endarterectomy
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:1045-52. 2010
    ..This study aimed to analyze the results of CEA with intraoperative electroencephalographic (EEG) monitoring to identify factors associated with EEG changes consistent with cerebral ischemia which needed shunting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Durability of eversion carotid endarterectomy
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Group, 2nd Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical, Oncological, and Gastroenterological Sciences at the University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:1274-81. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the durability of CEA in a large series of patients followed up according to a strict clinical and ultrasonographic protocol...
  9. ncbi request reprint Progression of atherosclerosis in asymptomatic carotid arteries after contralateral endarterectomy: a 10-year prospective study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 45:516-22. 2007
    ..This prospective study was undertaken to determine whether disease progressed in the contralateral ICA of patients who had undergone carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and were followed up clinically and by duplex ultrasound (US) scan...
  10. ncbi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy within 2 weeks of minor ischemic stroke: a prospective study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgery Clinic, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 48:595-600. 2008
    ..We prospectively analyzed the safety and benefit of CEA performed within 2 weeks of a stroke...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors of neck bleeding after eversion carotid endarterectomy
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 54:699-705. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to identify predictors for neck bleeding after eversion carotid endarterectomy (eCEA)...
  12. pmc High-grade symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis in the very elderly. A challenge for proponents of carotid angioplasty and stenting
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:12. 2006
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  13. doi request reprint Gender-based outcomes after eversion carotid endarterectomy from 1998 to 2009
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 55:338-45. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of female gender on perioperative (30-day) and long-term outcomes after eversion CEA (eCEA)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cerebral hemodynamics after contralateral carotid endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid occlusion: a 10-year follow-up
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 26:899-905. 2006
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  15. doi request reprint Diabetes and asymptomatic carotid stenosis: does diabetic disease influence the outcome of carotid endarterectomy? A 10-year single center experience
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Surgery 143:519-25. 2008
    ..We compared perioperative (30-day) and late outcomes in diabetic versus nondiabetic patients undergoing CEA for severe asymptomatic carotid disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival and stroke-free survival after eversion carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 46:265-70. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Natural history of symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid artery occlusion contralateral to carotid endarterectomy: a prospective study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:206-11. 2007
    ..Overall, there were 19 late deaths, none of them stroke-related. CO, with or without symptoms, contralateral to CEA could be considered a locally benign condition in the long term...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized study on asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis and perioperative stroke risk in patients undergoing major vascular surgery: prophylactic or deferred carotid endarterectomy?
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Ospedale Giustinianeo, Via N Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:876-81. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Octogenarians with contralateral carotid artery occlusion: a cohort at higher risk for carotid endarterectomy?
    Enzo Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Padua School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 39:1003-8. 2004
    ..We analyzed 30-day mortality and stroke risk rates of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in patients aged 80 years or older with concurrent carotid occlusive disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgical vs medical treatment for isolated internal carotid artery elongation with coiling or kinking in symptomatic patients: a prospective randomized clinical study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Vascular Surgery Section of the Surgical Geriatric Clinic, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 42:838-46; discussion 846. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic low-grade carotid stenosis
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Group, 2 nd Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:25-31. 2014
    ..This study analyzes the early-term and long-term outcomes of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) performed in patients with low-grade (≤ 50% on North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial criteria) symptomatic carotid stenosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy in high-risk patients: a challenge for endovascular procedure protocols
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Surgery 135:74-80. 2004
    ..Current CAS protocols include "high-risk" patients. The goal of this study was to compare the perioperative outcome of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) between high-risk and non-high-risk patients...
  23. doi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy protects elderly patients from cognitive decline: a prospective study
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Surgery 151:99-106. 2012
    ..This prospective study sought to determine early and long-term neurocognitive outcomes after CEA for severe unilateral carotid artery stenosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Using protamine can significantly reduce the incidence of bleeding complications after carotid endarterectomy without increasing the risk of ischemic cerebral events
    Franco Mazzalai
    Vascular Surgery Group, 2nd Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical, Oncological, and Gastroenterological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Ospedale Giustinianeo, 2nd Floor, via N Giustiniani, 2, 35128, Padua, Italy
    World J Surg 38:1227-32. 2014
    ..The goal of the present study was to test the hypothesis that reversing heparin with PS after CEA significantly reduces the incidence of bleeding complications without increasing the risk of postoperative stroke...
  25. ncbi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy contralateral to carotid artery occlusion: analysis from a randomized study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Policlinico Universitario, Via N Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 387:216-21. 2002
    ..This study analyzed perioperative and late outcomes in a recent trial in which patients were randomized to carotid eversion endarterectomy (CEE) or traditional CEA with patching (CEAP)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Durability of carotid endarterectomy for treatment of symptomatic and asymptomatic stenoses
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Padua, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 40:270-8. 2004
    ..Carotid artery angioplasty and stenting (CAS) has recently been proposed as a potential alternative to CEA. We analyzed the incidence of late occlusion and recurrent stenosis after CEA...
  27. doi request reprint Neurosonographic monitoring of 105 spontaneous cervical artery dissections: a prospective study
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Neurology 75:1864-70. 2010
    ..To monitor the sonographic course of spontaneous cervical artery dissections (sCADs) and investigate their recanalization and recurrence rates...
  28. ncbi request reprint Extracranial severe carotid stenosis and incidental intracranial aneurysms
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:5-8. 2006
    ..In an average 5-year follow-up, no patients had subarachnoid hemorrhage. Having an IA does not seem to be an additional risk factor for CEA, nor does CEA seem to increase the chance of IA rupture...
  29. doi request reprint CCSVI and MS: no meaning, no fact
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neuroscience SSPNRR, Stroke Unit, First Neurology Clinic, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 5, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Neurol Sci 34:269-79. 2013
    ..e., based on strict scientific methodology and on the rules of evidence-based medicine) therapeutic effect of the "liberation" procedure (unblocking the extracranial venous obstruction using angioplasty) has been shown up to date...
  30. ncbi request reprint Carotid eversion endarterectomy: perioperative outcome and restenosis incidence
    Enzo Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:422-9. 2002
    ..Main end points were perioperative stroke and death, and restenosis. Our results showed that use of the CEE procedure can reduce perioperative mortality and stroke risk rates to around zero and results in no restenosis...
  31. doi request reprint Spinal cord herniation: a missing piece in the pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and multiple sclerosis?
    Renzo Manara
    Neuroradiologic Unit, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Neurodegener Dis 8:381-5. 2011
    ..This condition determines continuous focal trauma of the spinal cord, causing slowly progressive myelopathy. The peculiar MR scan findings, particularly sagittal T(2)-weighted images, allow its recognition...
  32. ncbi request reprint Early versus delayed carotid endarterectomy after a nondisabling ischemic stroke: a prospective randomized study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, the 1st Medical Clinic of the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, and the Department of Neurologic Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Surgery 131:287-93. 2002
    ....
  33. pmc Apparent diffusion coefficient restriction in the white matter: going beyond acute brain territorial ischemia
    Valentina Citton
    University of Padua, Neuroradiological Unit, Padova, Italy
    Insights Imaging 3:155-64. 2012
    ..Reduction of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values in white matter is not always ischaemic in nature...
  34. ncbi request reprint Brain magnetic resonance findings in symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Renzo Manara
    Neuroradiology Unit, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Radiol 41:962-70. 2011
    ..Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection can lead to severe neurological sequelae, but a defined brain magnetic resonance (MR) pattern and MR predictors of clinical outcome are still lacking...
  35. doi request reprint Pontocerebellar angle aspergillosis: clinical and radiological findings
    Rodica Mardari
    Neuroradiologic Unit Departments of Neurosurgery, Padua University Hospital, Padua, Italy
    Neurologist 17:75-8. 2011
    ..Cerebral aspergillosis is a rare and severe condition mostly affecting immunocompromised patients. The lesions are usually intra-axial and supratentorial; several radiologic patterns have been reported...
  36. doi request reprint Headache secondary to an unusual Valsalva manoeuvre in a migrainous patient with cacosmia
    Ferdinando Maggioni
    Headache Centre, Department of Neurosciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Neurol Sci 33:103-5. 2012
    ..By this position, she could obtain temporary relief from a persistent cacosmia of unknown etiology that had developed about 20 years earlier. A possible pathogenic mechanism for this headache is proposed...