Riccardo Cappato

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Worldwide survey on the methods, efficacy, and safety of catheter ablation for human atrial fibrillation
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Circulation 111:1100-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Prospective assessment of integrating the existing emergency medical system with automated external defibrillators fully operated by volunteers and laypersons for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: the Brescia Early Defibrillation Study (BEDS)
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:553-61. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Updated worldwide survey on the methods, efficacy, and safety of catheter ablation for human atrial fibrillation
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, IRCCS, Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:32-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Feasibility of defibrillation and automatic arrhythmia detection using an exclusively subcutaneous defibrillator system in canines
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, I R C C S Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:77-82. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Clinical efficacy of ivabradine in patients with inappropriate sinus tachycardia: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover evaluation
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, I R C C S Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1323-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in dilated cardiomyopathy
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:S106-9. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and causes of fatal outcome in catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1798-803. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospective assessment of late conduction recurrence across radiofrequency lesions producing electrical disconnection at the pulmonary vein ostium in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, Policlinico San Donato, vie Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Circulation 108:1599-604. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Response to programmed ventricular stimulation and clinical outcome in cardiac arrest survivors receiving randomised assignment to implantable cardioverter defibrillator or antiarrhythmic drug therapy
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, Istituto Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 25:642-9. 2004
  10. doi request reprint J wave, QRS slurring, and ST elevation in athletes with cardiac arrest in the absence of heart disease: marker of risk or innocent bystander?
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:305-11. 2010

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Worldwide survey on the methods, efficacy, and safety of catheter ablation for human atrial fibrillation
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Circulation 111:1100-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a worldwide survey investigating the methods, efficacy, and safety of catheter ablation (CA) of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prospective assessment of integrating the existing emergency medical system with automated external defibrillators fully operated by volunteers and laypersons for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: the Brescia Early Defibrillation Study (BEDS)
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:553-61. 2006
    ..There are few data on the outcomes of cardiac arrest (CA) victims when the defibrillation capability of broad rural and urban territories is fully operated by volunteers and laypersons...
  3. doi request reprint Updated worldwide survey on the methods, efficacy, and safety of catheter ablation for human atrial fibrillation
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, IRCCS, Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:32-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide an updated worldwide report on the methods, efficacy, and safety of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  4. doi request reprint Feasibility of defibrillation and automatic arrhythmia detection using an exclusively subcutaneous defibrillator system in canines
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, I R C C S Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 24:77-82. 2013
    ..This study reports the experimental process leading to development of an automatic totally subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (SICD) system engineered for human use...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical efficacy of ivabradine in patients with inappropriate sinus tachycardia: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover evaluation
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, I R C C S Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1323-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of ivabradine in the treatment of symptomatic inappropriate sinus tachycardia using a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover design...
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in dilated cardiomyopathy
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:S106-9. 2002
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  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and causes of fatal outcome in catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1798-803. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a systematic multicenter survey on the incidence and causes of death occurring in the setting of or as a consequence of catheter ablation (CA) of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prospective assessment of late conduction recurrence across radiofrequency lesions producing electrical disconnection at the pulmonary vein ostium in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, Policlinico San Donato, vie Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Circulation 108:1599-604. 2003
    ..In patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) undergoing radiofrequency (RF) electrical disconnection of multiple pulmonary veins (PVs), the incidence of late conduction recurrences has not been systematically determined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Response to programmed ventricular stimulation and clinical outcome in cardiac arrest survivors receiving randomised assignment to implantable cardioverter defibrillator or antiarrhythmic drug therapy
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, Istituto Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 25:642-9. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint J wave, QRS slurring, and ST elevation in athletes with cardiac arrest in the absence of heart disease: marker of risk or innocent bystander?
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 3:305-11. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate whether QRS-ST changes are markers of cardiac arrest (CA) of unexplained cause or sudden death in athletes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Illicit drugs and cardiac arrhythmias in athletes
    Francesco Furlanello
    Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Center, Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:487-94. 2007
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  12. doi request reprint Percutaneous closure of multiple defects of the atrial septum: procedural results and long-term follow-up
    Gianfranco Butera
    Pediatric Cardiology and GUCH Unit, Policlinico San Donato IRCCS, Via Morandi 30, San Donato Milanese MI, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:121-8. 2010
    ..The percutaneous closure of single atrial septal defect (ASD) is a valid alternative to surgery. Objectives: To assess the feasibility of percutaneous treatment of multiple ASDs...
  13. doi request reprint Development of an entirely subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Pier Paolo Lupo
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:493-7. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up free of ventricular fibrillation recurrence after resuscitated cardiac arrest in a myotonic dystrophy type 1 patient
    Valeria A Sansone
    Department of Neurology, University of Milan, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Italy
    Europace 11:1243-4. 2009
    ..We describe a 38-year-old man in whom the diagnosis of DM1 was made 8 years after occurrence of cardiac arrest owing to ventricular fibrillation and discuss management of DM1 patients at risk for sudden cardiac death...
  15. doi request reprint Subcutaneous chronic implantable defibrillation systems in humans
    Riccardo Cappato
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, University of Milan, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30 20097 San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 34:325-32. 2012
    ..These data show that the S-ICD systems here consistently detected and converted VF induced at time of implant as well as sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias occurring during follow-up (248)...
  16. doi request reprint An unusual case of permanent junctional reciprocating tachycardia: Successful ablation at the mitral annulus-aorta junction
    Hussam Ali
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 23:213-7. 2008
    ..Catheter ablation of this accessory pathway (Coumel type) at the mitral annulus-aorta junction offers insights on a rare anatomical location of PJRT...
  17. doi request reprint Fontan conversion with concomitant arrhythmia surgery for the failing atriopulmonary connections: mid-term results from a single centre
    Anuradha Sridhar
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Adult with Congenital Heart Disease, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Cardiovascular Center E Malan, University of Milan, Italy
    Cardiol Young 21:665-9. 2011
    ..Conversion to total cavopulmonary connection with concomitant arrhythmia surgery is a promising treatment but optimal timing of the procedure remains controversial...
  18. doi request reprint Radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in athletes referred for disabling symptoms preventing usual training schedule and sport competition
    Francesco Furlanello
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, IRCCS, Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:457-62. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the effectiveness of CA of idiopathic AF in athletes with palpitations impairing physical performance and compromising eligibility for competitive activities...
  19. doi request reprint Diagnostic capabilities of devices for cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Armando Gardini
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Centre, Clinica S Rocco, Ome Bs, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:186-9. 2010
    ..We discuss the clinical utility of device-based monitoring and the potential advantages of wireless remote-control systems of implantable devices in the management of heart failure patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Regression of warfarin-resistant left atrial appendage thrombus after ablation of atrial fibrillation and permanent pacing
    Carlo Oneglia
    Cardiology Unit, S Orsola Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:628-30. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint Arrhythmogenic effects of illicit drugs in athletes
    Francesco Furlanello
    Center of Clinical Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Istituto Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan, San Donato, Milanese, MI, Italy
    Ital Heart J 4:829-37. 2003
    ..On the other hand, in the presence of latent underlying arrhythmogenic heart disease including some inherited cardiomyopathies at risk of sudden cardiac death, illicit drugs could induce severe cardiac arrhythmic effects...
  22. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of arrhythmias in adults with congenital heart defects
    Alessandro Giamberti
    Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Department GUCH Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato M se MI, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 129:37-41. 2008
    ..We present the results of our preliminary experience with intraoperative monopolar irrigated radiofrequency ablation (IRA) in adults with CHD undergoing elective cardiac surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for personnel, policy, procedures and follow-up. A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of
    Hugh Calkins
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA
    Europace 9:335-79. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Towards more effective techniques for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: to aim for electrical disconnection of pulmonary veins or not?
    Riccardo Cappato
    Eur Heart J 26:627-30. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert Consensus Statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: recommendations for personnel, policy, procedures and follow-up. A report of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Task Force on catheter and surgical ablation of
    Hugh Calkins
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA
    Heart Rhythm 4:816-61. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Improvement of quality of life by means of antitachy pacing: from PainFREE to the ADVANCE-D Trial
    Maurizio Lunati
    Dipartimento di Cardiologia De Gasperis, AO Niguarda Ca Granda, Milano, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:S35-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of the ADVANCE-D (Atp DeliVery for PAiNless ICD ThErapy) study is to determine the most appropriate ventricular tachycardia (VT) therapy, so as to optimize painless therapy for life-threatening arrhythmias...
  27. ncbi request reprint Repetitive monomorphic ventricular tachycardia originating from the aortic sinus cusp: electrocardiographic characterization for guiding catheter ablation
    Feifan Ouyang
    II Med Abteilung, Allgemeines Krankenhaus St Georg, Hamburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:500-8. 2002
    ..We sought to investigate the electrocardiographic (ECG) characteristics for guiding catheter ablation in patients with repetitive monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (RMVT) originating from the aortic sinus cusp (ASC)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Complex electrocardiographic findings in a neonate with long QT syndrome
    Giuliano Bosi
    Pediatric Cardiology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Ital Heart J 3:605-7. 2002
    ..Molecular screening of the five long QT syndrome-related genes did not reveal the presence of any mutation. At 3 years of follow-up, the child is well and he did not present with symptoms or arrhythmias during this period...
  29. ncbi request reprint Update of the guidelines on sudden cardiac death of the European Society of Cardiology
    Silvia G Priori
    Eur Heart J 24:13-5. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Microvolt T-wave alternans as predictor of electrophysiological testing results in professional competitive athletes
    Francesco Furlanello
    Department of Clinical Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, San Donato Milanese Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 9:201-6. 2004
    ..No data are available in populations of competitive athletes with arrhythmias that might jeopardize the pursuit of their professional career...
  31. ncbi request reprint Early EPS/ICD strategy in survivors of acute myocardial infarction with severe left ventricular dysfunction on optimal beta-blocker treatment. The BEta-blocker STrategy plus ICD trial
    Antonio Raviele
    Cardiology Division, Ospedale Umberto I, Via Circonvallazione, 50 30170 Mestre Venezia, Italy
    Europace 7:327-37. 2005
    ..Previous studies have shown the benefits of such a strategy only in high-risk patients late after MI...
  32. ncbi request reprint Trans-septal catheterization in the electrophysiology laboratory: data from a multicenter survey spanning 12 years
    Roberto De Ponti
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cardiovascolari, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi UniversitĂ  dell Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1037-42. 2006
    ..We report the data from the Italian Survey on trans-septal catheterization (TSP-C) for catheter ablation of arrhythmias in the left heart that covered 2003 and previous years...
  33. ncbi request reprint Recommendations of the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society Committee on device failures and complications
    Massimo Santini
    Department of Heart Disease, San Filipo Neri Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:653-69. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint Electroanatomic substrate of idiopathic left ventricular tachycardia: unidirectional block and macroreentry within the purkinje network
    Feifan Ouyang
    Zweite Medizinische Abteilung, Allgemeines Krankenhaus St Georg, Hamburg, Germany
    Circulation 105:462-9. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that this potential can specifically be identified and be a critical substrate for ILVT...