Giuseppe Bruschi

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation after heart transplantation
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:e66-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Heart transplantation: 25 years' single-centre experience
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department bCardiothoracic Anesthesia and Intensive care, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:637-47. 2013
  3. pmc Self-expandable transcatheter aortic valve implantation for aortic stenosis after mitral valve surgery
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:90-5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Transcatheter self-expandable aortic valve implantation after undersized mitral annuloplasty
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1881-3. 2011
  5. doi request reprint CoreValve® transcatheter self-expandable aortic bioprosthesis
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Piazza dell Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162 Milan, Italy
    Expert Rev Med Devices 10:15-26. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Direct aortic access for transcatheter self-expanding aortic bioprosthetic valves implantation
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:497-503. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Direct transatrial transcatheter SAPIEN valve implantation through right minithoracotomy in a degenerated mitral bioprosthetic valve
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1708-10. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Direct transaortic CoreValve implantation through right minithoracotomy in patients with patent coronary grafts
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1297-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Percutaneous iatrogenic coronary fistula closure in heart transplant recipient
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 20:188-90. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Successful emergent surgical revascularization and retrieval of entrapped drug eluting stent
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:182-3. 2008

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation after heart transplantation
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:e66-8. 2010
    ..This case report provides evidence that transcatheter aortic valve implantation is safe and suitable for selected patients with severe aortic stenosis and a history of heart transplantation that must improve allograft function...
  2. doi request reprint Heart transplantation: 25 years' single-centre experience
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department bCardiothoracic Anesthesia and Intensive care, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:637-47. 2013
    ..Heart transplantation (HTx) is still one of the most effective therapies for end-stage heart disease for patients with no other medical or surgical therapy. We report the results of our 25-year orthotropic HTx single-centre experience...
  3. pmc Self-expandable transcatheter aortic valve implantation for aortic stenosis after mitral valve surgery
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:90-5. 2013
    ..Concerns exist over treating patients who have previously undergone mitral valve surgery for possible interference between the percutaneous aortic valve and the mitral prosthesis or ring...
  4. doi request reprint Transcatheter self-expandable aortic valve implantation after undersized mitral annuloplasty
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1881-3. 2011
    ..No change in mitral function and regurgitation was evident at echocardiography monitoring, which was performed during the implant...
  5. doi request reprint CoreValve® transcatheter self-expandable aortic bioprosthesis
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Piazza dell Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162 Milan, Italy
    Expert Rev Med Devices 10:15-26. 2013
    ..Currently, more than 35,000 patients have been treated in more than 60 countries worldwide from the femoral artery, the axillary artery and, more recently, from a direct aortic approach, with excellent results up to 4-year follow-up...
  6. doi request reprint Direct aortic access for transcatheter self-expanding aortic bioprosthetic valves implantation
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:497-503. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Direct transatrial transcatheter SAPIEN valve implantation through right minithoracotomy in a degenerated mitral bioprosthetic valve
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1708-10. 2012
    ..Our experience demonstrates the technical feasibility and safety of this approach. Therefore, mitral valve-in-surgical valve implantation may be a viable treatment alternative in carefully selected patients...
  8. doi request reprint Direct transaortic CoreValve implantation through right minithoracotomy in patients with patent coronary grafts
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1297-9. 2012
    ..We report our experience of direct aortic access through a right anterior minithoractomy to implant a self-expanding aortic valve bioprosthesis in two patients who had previously undergone coronary artery bypass graft surgery...
  9. doi request reprint Percutaneous iatrogenic coronary fistula closure in heart transplant recipient
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 20:188-90. 2012
    ..When the patient developed symptoms of ischemia 8 years later, the fistula was successfully closed percutaneously, using a covered stent...
  10. doi request reprint Successful emergent surgical revascularization and retrieval of entrapped drug eluting stent
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:182-3. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Off-pump coronary revascularization in chronic dialysis-dependent patients: early outcomes at a single institution
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:481-7. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of simultaneous heart and kidney transplantation with single donor allografts: report of nine cases
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery A De Gasperis, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:522-7. 2007
    ..We report our single-institutional experience with this combined procedure and long-term follow-up...
  13. doi request reprint The trans-subclavian retrograde approach for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: single-center experience
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:911-5, 915.e1-2. 2010
    ..We report our experience with the trans-subclavian approach for transcatheter aortic valve implantation using the CoreValve (Medtronic CV Luxembourg S.a.r.l.) in 6 patients...
  14. doi request reprint Percutaneous implantation of CoreValve aortic prostheses in patients with a mechanical mitral valve
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:e50-2. 2009
    ..All patients are alive and asymptomatic at a mean follow-up of 171 days...
  15. doi request reprint Long-term results of lung cancer after heart transplantation: single center 20-year experience
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department A De Gasperis, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Lung Cancer 63:146-50. 2009
    ..The present study analyses, long-term lung cancer survival rate in the Niguarda heart transplant population and the results of surgical treatments...
  16. ncbi request reprint Unicuspid aortic valve
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, A De Gasperis Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, 3 Piazza Ospedale Maggiore, Milan 20162, Italy
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 11:377. 2003
  17. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation of a CoreValve in a degenerated aortic bioprosthesis
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:182-5. 2010
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Combined heart and kidney transplantation: long-term analysis of renal function and major adverse events at 20 years
    G Bruschi
    Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department A De Gasperis, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1283-5. 2010
    ..Combined heart-kidney transplantation (HKTx) is an accepted therapeutic option for patients with end-stage heart disease associated with severely impaired renal function. We report our long-term follow-up with this combined procedure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for hearing loss after cardiac surgery
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:e9-10. 2007
    ..We report a case of a 60-year-old man who experienced severe sensorineural hearing loss after Bentall procedure and recovery of normal hearing after 20 days of hyperbaric oxygen therapy...
  20. doi request reprint Alternative approaches for trans-catheter self-expanding aortic bioprosthetic valves implantation: single-center experience
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:e151-8. 2011
    ..Twelve patients, mean age 81 ± 8 years, were excluded from percutaneous femoral CoreValve implantation because of iliac-femoral arteriopathy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bridge to transplantation with the MicroMed DeBakey ventricular assist device axial pump: a single centre report
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, A De Gasperis, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:114-8. 2006
    ..The DeBakey VAD, a continuous axial flow pump weighing 93 g, has been introduced into clinical practice as a bridge to transplant...
  22. doi request reprint Orthotopic heart transplantation with donors greater than or equal to 60 years of age: a single-center experience
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:e55-61. 2011
    ..This had led to a shift toward extended donor criteria. The aim of the present study is to analyze the short- and long-term results of heart transplantation in patients with donor age ≥ 60 years...
  23. doi request reprint How to remove the CoreValve aortic bioprosthesis in a case of surgical aortic valve replacement
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:329-30. 2012
    ..Thyregod and colleagues reported a surgical valve replacement in a patient with a dysfunctional CoreValve self-expanding aortic valve bioprosthesis 4 months after implantation...
  24. doi request reprint Influence of CoreValve ReValving System implantation on mitral valve function: an echocardiographic study in selected patients
    Benedetta De Chiara
    Cardiology Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:638-44. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to verify whether transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) determined changes in mitral valve (MV) function, in terms of mitral regurgitation (MR) and stenosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Successful experience in bridging patients to heart transplantation with the MicroMed DeBakey ventricular assist device
    Ettore Vitali
    Department of Cardiac Surgery A De Gasperis, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1200-4. 2003
    ..Recently, a continuous axial flow left ventricular assist device (DeBakey ventricular assist device) has been introduced with the goal of reducing the incidence of major complications...
  26. doi request reprint Clinical outcome and bridge to transplant rate of left ventricular assist device recipient patients: comparison between continuous-flow and pulsatile-flow devices
    Andrea Garatti
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease E Malan, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Policlinico S Donato Hospital, Via Morandi 30, S Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:275-80; discussion 280. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to review our mechanical bridge to transplant experience to compare pre- and post-transplant outcomes between pulsatile and continuous-flow LVAD recipients...
  27. doi request reprint Does the cardioplegic solution have an effect on early outcomes following heart transplantation?
    Aldo Cannata
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:e48-52; discussion e52-3. 2012
    ..We analysed our experience with three different cardioplegic solutions in adult HT performed during past 5 years, in terms of non-immunological intraoperative biventricular graft failure (BVF) and in-hospital mortality...
  28. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular support by axial flow pump: the echocardiographic approach to device malfunction
    Emanuele Catena
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery A De Gasperis, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1422. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mechanical support with the Impella Recover left direct microaxial blood pump: a single-center experience
    Andrea Garatti
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department A De Gasperis, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Artif Organs 30:523-8. 2006
    ..Our initial experience with Impella Recover LD as mechanical support for patients in cardiogenic shock of various etiology is promising, yielding a good survival in a population of particularly compromised patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mechanical circulatory support for cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction: an experimental and clinical review
    Andrea Garatti
    Cardiac Surgery Division, A De Gasperis Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    ASAIO J 53:278-87. 2007
    ..In this review, we report the LVAD experience in the CS setting, starting from percutaneous extracorporeal support up to bridge therapy with implantable devices...
  31. ncbi request reprint Surgical therapy in advanced heart failure
    Ettore Vitali
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, A De Gasperis Heart Center, Cà Granda Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 91:88F-94F. 2003
    ..The history, status, and personal experience of surgical treatment of end-stage heart disease are discussed...
  32. doi request reprint The role of the minimally invasive beating heart technique in reoperative valve surgery
    Luca Botta
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milano, Italy
    J Card Surg 27:24-8. 2012
    ..We reviewed our experience to assess potential advantages of minimally invasive surgery without aortic clamping over conventional median sternotomy and cardioplegic arrest during reoperative valve surgery...
  33. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular assist devices as bridge to heart transplantation: The Niguarda Experience
    Ettore Vitali
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, A De Gasperis, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Card Surg 18:107-13. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Aortic complications after bicuspid aortic valve replacement: long-term results
    Claudio F Russo
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:S1773-6; discussion S1792-9. 2002
    ..Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is a risk factor for aortic dissection and aneurysm. We studied patients with BAV and tricuspid aortic valve (TAV) to evaluate long-term changes in the ascending aorta after aortic valve replacement (AVR)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Different clinical scenarios for circulatory mechanical support in acute and chronic heart failure
    Ettore Vitali
    A De Gasperis Cardiac Surgery and 2nd Cardiology Division, A De Gasperis Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Medicine, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Piazza Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162 Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:34L-41L. 2005
    ..We reviewed the different clinical scenarios in which we think there are currently indications to implant different kinds of MCS systems...
  36. doi request reprint Percutaneous device closure of iatrogenic left ventricular wall pseudoaneurysm
    Gabriele Vignati
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:e31-3. 2009
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of acute myocardial infarction
    Ettore Vitali
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, A De Gasperis Cardio Thoracic Vascular Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:92S-99S. 2004
    ..The aim of this work was to analyze the long-term results of our experience of emergency myocardial surgical revascularization for AMI...
  38. ncbi request reprint First successful bridge to recovery with the Impella Recover 100 left ventricular assist device for fulminant acute myocarditis
    Tiziano Colombo
    Cardiac Surgery Division, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, A De Gasperis, Niguarda Ca, Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 4:642-5. 2003
    ..The widespread application of this kind of support depends on the availability of an inexpensive "mini-invasive" blood pump, appropriate weaning protocols and emerging strategies to promote sustainable myocardial recovery...
  39. doi request reprint Percutaneous treatment of iatrogenic left-anterior descending artery to right ventricle fistula
    Jacopo A Oreglia
    Interventional Cardiology Department, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:975-7. 2010
    ..The fistula was sealed with implant of two polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-covered stents that excluded the septal branch. One-year follow-up showed persistence of the good result in terms of angiographic and clinical outcome...
  40. doi request reprint Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using Levitronix centrifugal pump as bridge to decision for refractory cardiogenic shock
    Claudio F Russo
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:1416-21. 2010
    ..This article provides our experience of this clinical approach...
  41. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of pulmonary edema: acute rupture of noncoronary sinus of valsalva aneurysm into the left atrium
    Antonella Moreo
    Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:938.e9-11. 2006
    ..Echocardiography played a crucial role in identification of the cause and correct therapeutic approach...
  42. doi request reprint Twenty-five year outcomes of tricuspid valve replacement comparing mechanical and biologic prostheses
    Andrea Garatti
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease E Malan, Cardiac Surgery Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1146-53. 2012
    ..This study reviewed our experience from a consecutive series at 2 institutions...
  43. doi request reprint Noncardiac surgical procedures in patient supported with long-term implantable left ventricular assist device
    Andrea Garatti
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease E Malan, Policlinico San Donato Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Surg 197:710-4. 2009
    ..As sicker and older patients are more frequently considered for mechanical support, general surgical problems are expected to increase in these patients...
  44. doi request reprint Thromboaspiration during acute myocardial infarction in a heart transplant patient
    Paola Colombo
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:293-5. 2008
    ..Percutaneous coronary intervention with thrombus extraction was successfully attempted. This case represents an unusual clinical presentation and treatment of cardiac allograft vasculopathy...
  45. doi request reprint Direct aortic transcatheter valve implantation via mini-thoracotomy using the Medtronic CoreValve
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    A De Gasperis Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2013:mmt015. 2013
    ..Advantages, contraindications, surgical technique and results are discussed. ..
  46. doi request reprint Postsurgical intrapericardial adhesions: mechanisms of formation and prevention
    Aldo Cannata
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1818-26. 2013
    ..Today, very promising methods to reduce adhesions are available for clinical use. This report reviews the process of formation of adhesions and the methods to prevent them, classified according to the mechanism of action...
  47. doi request reprint Histological Findings Following Use of CoSeal in a Patient With a Left Ventricular Assist Device
    Aldo Cannata
    1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Surg Innov 20:NP35-7. 2013
    ..On the treated surfaces, a minimal amount of adhesions were observed, whereas in untreated surfaces adhesions were present. ..
  48. doi request reprint Use of CoSeal in a patient with a left ventricular assist device
    Aldo Cannata
    Angelo De Gasperis Department of Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1956-8. 2009
    ..CoSeal (Baxter Healthcare Corp) seems to be useful for the inhibition of adhesion formation after left-ventricular assist device implantation, although further clinical experience with this approach is required...
  49. doi request reprint Technique to prevent inadvertent paramedian sternotomy
    Aldo Cannata
    Angelo De Gasperis Department of Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Card Surg 24:290-1. 2009
    ..We describe a modification of the technique of median sternotomy in order to prevent inadvertent paramedian sternotomy and related wound complications...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous heart valves: clinical role]
    Paola Colombo
    Dipartimento di Cardiologia e Cardiochirurgia A De Gasperis, Ospedale Niguarda Ca Granda Milano
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:155-66. 2008
    ..In this article we will look at the various technologies and advances in percutaneous valve replacement and repair, with an emphasis on those devices that are currently being utilized in the clinical realm...
  51. ncbi request reprint Successful intraventricular thrombolysis during ventricular assist device support
    Claudio Russo
    Department of Cardiology, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1628-9. 2002
    ..This approach has been demonstrated to be both effective and safe...
  52. ncbi request reprint Ex-vivo characterization of three Björk-Shiley Delrin heart valves
    Silvia Farè
    Bioengineering Department, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 17:325-31. 2008
    ..The study aim was to report and to determine the mechanism of wear on BSD valve discs. To achieve this, three BSD valves which had been in place for between 312 and 355 months were explanted and analyzed...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Changes in patient survival and quality of life after heart transplantation]
    Maria Frigerio
    Cardiologia 2 Insufficienza Cardiaca e Trapianto, Dipartimento Cardiologico A De Gasperis, A O Ospedale Niguarda Ca Granda, Milano
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:461-71. 2008
    ..Mechanical circulatory support devices represent a surgical bridge or an alternative to transplantation; their expansion is limited by costs, organizational burden, and by patient difficulties in accepting this therapy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Interfacial biology of in-stent restenosis
    Matteo Santin
    School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton, UK
    Expert Rev Med Devices 2:429-43. 2005
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint [Advanced heart failure: therapeutic options. Opinion of the surgeon cardiologist]
    Giuseppe Bruschi
    Dipartimento Cardio Toraco Vascolare A De Gasperis, Azienda Ospedaliera Niguarda Ca Granda, Piazza Ospedale Maggiore, 3 20162 Milano
    Ital Heart J 3:65S-70S. 2002
  56. ncbi request reprint [Mechanical assist devices in advanced heart failure. Indications and perspectives]
    Tiziano Colombo
    Dipartimento di Cardiologia e Cardiochirurgia A De Gasperis, Ospedale Niguarda Ca Granda, Milano
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 7:91-108. 2006
    ..Future blood pumps should be smaller and totally implantable, as well as more efficient, biocompatible, and reliable...