Nazario Carrabba

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Abciximab-supported infarct artery stent implantation for acute myocardial infarction and long-term survival: a prospective, multicenter, randomized trial comparing infarct artery stenting plus abciximab with stenting alone
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Viale Morgagni, I 50134, Florence, Italy
    Circulation 109:1704-6. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Prognostic value of myocardial injury following transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 111:1475-81. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Prognostic value of reverse left ventricular remodeling after primary angioplasty for STEMI
    Nazario Carrabba
    Department of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 222:123-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of effects of primary coronary angioplasty on left ventricular remodeling and heart failure in patients <70 versus > or =70 years with acute myocardial infarction
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 104:926-31. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Significance of additional ST segment elevation in patients with no reflow after angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:262-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Relation between plasma brain natriuretic peptide, serum indexes of collagen type I turnover, and left ventricular remodeling after reperfused acute myocardial infarction
    Giampaolo Cerisano
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 99:651-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of impact of emergency percutaneous revascularization on outcome of patients > or =75 to those < 75 years of age with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Viale Morgagni I 50134 Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 91:1458-61, A6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography for detecting drug eluting in-stent restenosis
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 100:1754-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing primary infarct artery stenting with or without abciximab in acute myocardial infarction
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1879-85. 2003
  10. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography for the detection of in-stent restenosis: a meta-analysis
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, V le Morgagni, 85 Florence, Italy
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:470-8. 2010

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Publications97

  1. ncbi request reprint Abciximab-supported infarct artery stent implantation for acute myocardial infarction and long-term survival: a prospective, multicenter, randomized trial comparing infarct artery stenting plus abciximab with stenting alone
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Viale Morgagni, I 50134, Florence, Italy
    Circulation 109:1704-6. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the effect of abciximab on 1-year survival and other major adverse cardiac events of patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing routine infarct artery stenting...
  2. doi request reprint Prognostic value of myocardial injury following transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 111:1475-81. 2013
    ..However, the simultaneous development of AKI occurring after TAVI is the strongest predictor of 1-year mortality...
  3. doi request reprint Prognostic value of reverse left ventricular remodeling after primary angioplasty for STEMI
    Nazario Carrabba
    Department of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 222:123-8. 2012
    ..We sought to investigate the incidence, major determinants, and long-term clinical significance of reverse LV remodeling in a large series of STEMI patients successfully treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention (P-PCI)...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of effects of primary coronary angioplasty on left ventricular remodeling and heart failure in patients <70 versus > or =70 years with acute myocardial infarction
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 104:926-31. 2009
    ..044 to 1.085). In conclusion, besides infarct size, extensive regional systolic dysfunction may play a significant role in the development of LV remodeling and HF in patients > or =70 years old after successful primary angioplasty...
  5. ncbi request reprint Significance of additional ST segment elevation in patients with no reflow after angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:262-9. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the incidence, timing, and clinical significance of additional increase in ST segment elevation (ST-SE) in patients showing no reflow after angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relation between plasma brain natriuretic peptide, serum indexes of collagen type I turnover, and left ventricular remodeling after reperfused acute myocardial infarction
    Giampaolo Cerisano
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 99:651-6. 2007
    ..14, 95% confidence interval 1,120 to 3,550, p = 0.01). In conclusion, a relation exists between plasma BNP collagen type I turnover and LV remodeling after reperfused AMI...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of impact of emergency percutaneous revascularization on outcome of patients > or =75 to those < 75 years of age with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Viale Morgagni I 50134 Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 91:1458-61, A6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography for detecting drug eluting in-stent restenosis
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 100:1754-8. 2007
    ..Thus, further studies are needed to determine whether MDCT will be a clinically useful and cost-effective tool for the evaluation of ISR in the clinical arena...
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing primary infarct artery stenting with or without abciximab in acute myocardial infarction
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1879-85. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate the efficacy of abciximab as adjunctive therapy to routine infarct-related artery (IRA) stenting...
  10. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography for the detection of in-stent restenosis: a meta-analysis
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, V le Morgagni, 85 Florence, Italy
    J Nucl Cardiol 17:470-8. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice multi-detector row computed tomography (MDCT) compared with invasive coronary angiography for in-stent restenosis (ISR) detection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in patients undergoing percutaneous mechanical intervention for acute myocardial infarction
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Curr Med Chem Cardiovasc Hematol Agents 3:173-9. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the usefulness of Doppler-derived deceleration time versus plasma brain natriuretic peptide to predict left ventricular remodeling after mechanical revascularization in patients with ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction and left ventricu
    Giampaolo Cerisano
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 95:930-4. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of insulin-requiring diabetes mellitus on effectiveness of reperfusion and outcome of patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 93:1170-2. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular remodeling and heart failure in diabetic patients treated with primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Viale Morgagni, 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Circulation 110:1974-9. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that the increased incidence of HF in diabetic patients was associated with a greater propensity for left ventricular (LV) remodeling...
  15. ncbi request reprint In-hospital management and outcome in women with acute myocardial infarction (data from the AMI-Florence Registry)
    Nazario Carrabba
    Cardiology Unit 1, Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 94:1118-23. 2004
    ..Even in the general population,improvement in prognosis associated with reperfusion treatment is independent of gender...
  16. ncbi request reprint Abciximab therapy improves 1-month survival rate in unselected patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing routine infarct artery stent implantation
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 144:315-22. 2002
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  17. ncbi request reprint Abciximab therapy improves survival in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by early cardiogenic shock undergoing coronary artery stent implantation
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 90:353-7. 2002
    ..The mechanism of the clinical benefit of abciximab at 1 month was not related to the patency of the IRA...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relation of time to treatment and mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing primary coronary angioplasty
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 89:1248-52. 2002
    ..The effects of other variables associated with a longer time to reperfusion may have a stronger impact on mortality, obscuring the incremental value of time to reperfusion at multivariate analysis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of exercise stress testing, pharmacologic stress echocardiography, and perfusion tomography as first-line examination for chest pain in patients without history of coronary artery disease
    G M Santoro
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Nucl Cardiol 5:19-27. 1998
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  20. ncbi request reprint A clinical trial comparing primary stenting of the infarct-related artery with optimal primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction: results from the Florence Randomized Elective Stenting in Acute Coronary Occlusions (FRESCO) trial
    D Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 31:1234-9. 1998
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  21. ncbi request reprint Primary coronary infarct artery stenting in acute myocardial infarction
    D Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 84:505-10. 1999
    ..The results of this study strengthen the hypothesis that unconditional primary IRA stenting is highly feasible, and may actually improve the outcome of patients with AMI...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical and angiographic outcome after coronary arterial stenting with the carbostent
    D Antoniucci
    The Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 85:821-5. 2000
    ..28. The results of this study indicate a potential benefit of Carbostent for the prevention of stent thrombosis and restenosis in these relatively high-risk patients. A larger trial is being planned to confirm these promising results...
  23. ncbi request reprint Primary stenting in nonselected patients with acute myocardial infarction: the Multilink Duet in Acute Myocardial Infarction (MIAMI) trial
    D Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 51:273-9. 2000
    ..Primary IRA stenting in nonselected patients with AMI is highly feasible and associated with favorable clinical and angiographic outcomes. Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervent. 51:273-279, 2000...
  24. ncbi request reprint A randomized study of intravenous magnesium in acute myocardial infarction treated with direct coronary angioplasty
    G M Santoro
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 140:891-7. 2000
    ..This randomized placebo-controlled trial was designed to evaluate the effect of intravenous magnesium, delivered before, during, and after direct coronary angioplasty, in patients with acute myocardial infarction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influence of infarct-zone viability on left ventricular remodeling after acute myocardial infarction
    L Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Circulation 96:3353-9. 1997
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  26. ncbi request reprint Sex-based differences in clinical and angiographic outcomes after primary angioplasty or stenting for acute myocardial infarction
    D Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 87:289-93. 2001
    ..The results of outcome analysis in nonselected patients suggest that sex is not an independent predictor of mortality after primary angioplasty for AMI, and that the benefit of primary stenting is similar in men and women...
  27. ncbi request reprint Echo-Doppler evaluation of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction during acute myocardial infarction: methodological, clinical and prognostic implications
    G Cerisano
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Ital Heart J 2:13-20. 2001
    ..Large scale studies, utilizing simple and easy to measure Doppler indexes of LV filling are needed to assess the efficacy of medical therapy in patients with acute LV diastolic dysfunction during AMI...
  28. ncbi request reprint Direct infarct artery stenting without predilation and no-reflow in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    D Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 142:684-90. 2001
    ..The minor invasiveness of direct stenting (DS) of the infarct artery without predilation could be expected to reduce embolization in the coronary microvasculature and no-reflow in patients with AMI...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of restrictive left ventricular filling in reperfused anterior acute myocardial infarction
    G Cerisano
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:793-9. 2001
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  30. ncbi request reprint Clinical and angiographic outcomes following elective implantation of the Carbostent in patients at high risk of restenosis and target vessel failure
    D Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 54:420-6. 2001
    ..81 +/- 0.88 mm and a binary (> or = 50%) restenosis rate of 25%. The results of this study suggest that the Carbostent may be highly effective in patients at high risk of restenosis and target vessel failure...
  31. ncbi request reprint Relation between preintervention angiographic evidence of coronary collateral circulation and clinical and angiographic outcomes after primary angioplasty or stenting for acute myocardial infarction
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 89:121-5. 2002
    ..CC does not exert a protective effect in patients who undergo mechanical intervention in the first 6 hours of AMI onset...
  32. doi request reprint Relationship of sustained brain natriuretic peptide release after reperfused acute myocardial infarction with gated SPECT infarct measurements and its connection with collagen turnover and left ventricular remodeling
    Giampaolo Cerisano
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Nucl Cardiol 15:644-54. 2008
    ..The relationship among plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP), markers of extracellular matrix (ECM) remodeling, and left ventricular (LV) dilation after reperfused acute myocardial infarction is poorly known...
  33. doi request reprint High on-treatment platelet reactivity by more than one agonist predicts 12-month follow-up cardiovascular death and non-fatal myocardial infarction in acute coronary syndrome patients receiving coronary stenting
    Rossella Marcucci
    Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 104:279-86. 2010
    ..Isolated platelet hyperreactivity to only one agonist has not a predictive value for clinical recurrences...
  34. doi request reprint Clinical implications of early mitral regurgitation in patients with reperfused acute myocardial infarction
    Nazario Carrabba
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Card Fail 14:48-54. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that in the early phase of ST-elevation AMI, MR may lead to progressive left ventricular (LV) remodeling and subsequent heart failure...
  35. ncbi request reprint Thrombotic events in high risk patients are predicted by evaluating different pathways of platelet function
    Anna Maria Gori
    Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 100:1136-45. 2008
    ..This prospective study documents that the evaluation of platelet reactivity addressed to identify patients at risk of thrombotic events on dual antiplatelet treatment has to be carried out by methods able to explore different pathways...
  36. doi request reprint High residual platelet reactivity after clopidogrel loading and long-term cardiovascular events among patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing PCI
    Guido Parodi
    Department of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    JAMA 306:1215-23. 2011
    ..High residual platelet reactivity (HRPR) in patients receiving clopidogrel has been associated with high risk of ischemic events after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impact of platelet reactivity after clopidogrel administration on drug-eluting stent thrombosis
    Piergiovanni Buonamici
    Department of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2312-7. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether nonresponsiveness to clopidogrel as revealed by high in vitro post-treatment platelet reactivity is predictive of drug-eluting stent (DES) thrombosis...
  38. doi request reprint Impact of bivalirudin therapy in high-risk patients with acute myocardial infarction: 1-year results from the HORIZONS-AMI (Harmonizing Outcomes with RevasculariZatiON and Stents in Acute Myocardial Infarction) trial
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:796-802. 2010
    ..This study sought to assess the relationship between 1-year mortality and baseline patient risk in the HORIZONS-AMI (Harmonizing Outcomes with RevasculariZatiON and Stents in Acute Myocardial Infarction) trial...
  39. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing clopidogrel versus ticlopidine therapy in patients undergoing infarct artery stenting for acute myocardial infarction with abciximab as adjunctive therapy
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 150:220. 2005
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  40. ncbi request reprint Angiographic findings, time course of regional and global left ventricular function, and clinical outcome in diabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 91:544-9. 2003
    ..51, 95% CI 1.04 to 2.18, p = 0.03). Thus, diabetes is an independent predictor of clinical outcome even if PTCA is used as the primary reperfusion strategy...
  41. ncbi request reprint ST-segment analysis to predict infarct size and functional outcome in acute myocardial infarction treated with primary coronary intervention and adjunctive abciximab therapy
    Roberto Sciagrà
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 97:48-54. 2006
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  42. doi request reprint Comparison of bivalirudin and unfractionated heparin plus protamine in patients with coronary heart disease undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (from the Antithrombotic Regimens aNd Outcome [ARNO] trial)
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 105:1053-9. 2010
    ..In conclusion, in percutaneous coronary intervention patients pretreated with clopidogrel and aspirin, bivalirudin was associated with less major bleeding and fewer ischemic complications and a better net clinical outcome than UFH...
  43. ncbi request reprint Gated SPECT evaluation of outcome after abciximab-supported primary infarct artery stenting for acute myocardial infarction: the scintigraphic data of the abciximab and carbostent evaluation (ACE) randomized trial
    Roberto Sciagrà
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    J Nucl Med 46:722-7. 2005
    ..We used gated SPECT to evaluate the impact of abciximab on the efficacy of myocardial reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing infarct-related artery stenting...
  44. doi request reprint Incidence and clinical impact of dual nonresponsiveness to aspirin and clopidogrel in patients with drug-eluting stents
    Anna Maria Gori
    Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:734-9. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the incidence of aspirin nonresponsiveness in addition to clopidogrel nonresponsiveness and whether this association identifies patients at an increased risk of drug-eluting stent (DES) thrombosis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Heart failure and left ventricular remodeling after reperfused acute myocardial infarction in patients with hypertension
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Hypertension 47:706-10. 2006
    ..However, the increased incidence of heart failure in hypertensive patients is not associated with a greater propensity to postinfarction left ventricular remodeling...
  46. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting stent-supported percutaneous coronary intervention for chronic total coronary occlusion
    Angela Migliorini
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:344-8. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine the clinical and angiographic outcomes after drug-eluting stent (DES)-supported percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for chronic total coronary occlusion (CTO)...
  47. doi request reprint Clinical and angiographic outcomes of patients treated with everolimus-eluting stents or first-generation Paclitaxel-eluting stents for unprotected left main disease
    Renato Valenti
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1217-22. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the outcomes of patients treated with everolimus-eluting stents (EES) with outcomes of patients treated with first-generation paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) for unprotected left main disease (ULMD)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Left bundle branch block as an electrocardiographic pattern at presentation of patients with Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy
    Guido Parodi
    Department of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:100-3. 2009
    ..The presence or new onset of left bundle branch block (LBBB) is associated with adverse outcome in patients with acute myocardial infarction...
  49. doi request reprint Comparison of everolimus-eluting stent with paclitaxel-eluting stent in long chronic total occlusions
    Renato Valenti
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:1768-71. 2011
    ..62; p = 0.002). In conclusion, in patients treated for long CTOs and requiring multiple stent implantation, EESs performed better than PESs, with a >50% reduction in the risk of restenosis and major adverse cardiovascular events...
  50. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous reperfusion of left main coronary disease complicated by acute myocardial infarction
    Roberto Neri
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 56:31-4. 2002
    ..A percutaneous mechanical intervention strategy in patients with left main disease complicated by AMI is feasible and effective, and patients discharged alive have a good mid-term prognosis...
  51. doi request reprint Effectiveness of primary percutaneous coronary interventions for stent thrombosis
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 103:913-6. 2009
    ..ST treated with successful PCI is associated with a large infarct and poor outcome...
  52. doi request reprint Cardiovascular death and nonfatal myocardial infarction in acute coronary syndrome patients receiving coronary stenting are predicted by residual platelet reactivity to ADP detected by a point-of-care assay: a 12-month follow-up
    Rossella Marcucci
    Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care and Center for Study at Molecular and Clinical Level of Chronic, Degenerative and Neoplastic Diseases to Develop Novel Therapies, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Circulation 119:237-42. 2009
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Impact of microvascular dysfunction on left ventricular remodeling and long-term clinical outcome after primary coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Circulation 109:1121-6. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that preserved microvascular integrity in the area at risk would favorably influence left ventricular (LV) remodeling and long-term outcome after acute myocardial infarction...
  54. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting stent supported percutaneous coronary intervention for unprotected left main disease
    Angela Migliorini
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:225-30. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine the clinical and angiographic outcomes of unselected patients receiving drug-eluting stents for unprotected left main disease...
  55. doi request reprint Predictor of stent thrombosis in patients treated with turbostratic carbon-coated stent implantation for acute myocardial infarction
    Angela Migliorini
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Heart and Vessels, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Interv Cardiol 23:554-9. 2010
    ..Stent thrombosis is a major complication after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and is associated with reinfarction and increased risk of death...
  56. doi request reprint Comparison of prasugrel and ticagrelor loading doses in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients: RAPID (Rapid Activity of Platelet Inhibitor Drugs) primary PCI study
    Guido Parodi
    Department of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1601-6. 2013
    ..This study sought to compare the action of prasugrel and ticagrelor in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI)...
  57. doi request reprint Impact of complete revascularization with percutaneous coronary intervention on survival in patients with at least one chronic total occlusion
    Renato Valenti
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Viale Pieraccini, I 50134 Florence, Italy
    Eur Heart J 29:2336-42. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the impact on survival of successful drug-eluting stent-supported percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for chronic total occlusion (CTO)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effect of comorbidity on coronary reperfusion strategy and long-term mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Daniela Balzi
    Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Unit 10, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 151:1094-1100. 2006
    ..This study was aimed at determining to what extent this effect is independent or derives from adoption of different therapeutic strategies...
  59. doi request reprint The impact of right coronary artery chronic total occlusion on clinical outcome of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for unprotected left main disease
    Angela Migliorini
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:125-30. 2011
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, predictors, time course, and long-term clinical implications of left ventricular functional recovery after mechanical reperfusion for acute myocardial infarction
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 100:1718-22. 2007
    ..Simple baseline variables can predict the improvement of cardiac function after reperfused AMI...
  61. doi request reprint Relation of cytochrome P450 2C19 loss-of-function polymorphism to occurrence of drug-eluting coronary stent thrombosis
    Betti Giusti
    Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 103:806-11. 2009
    ..These findings could impact on the future design of pharmacogenetic antiaggregant strategies...
  62. ncbi request reprint Routine percutaneous coronary intervention in elderly patients with cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction
    Angela Migliorini
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 152:903-8. 2006
    ..Few data on the impact of a routine early percutaneous revascularization strategy in elderly patients with CS complicating AMI exist...
  63. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular remodeling after primary coronary angioplasty: patterns of left ventricular dilation and long-term prognostic implications
    Leonardo Bolognese
    Division of Cardiology, S Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy
    Circulation 106:2351-7. 2002
    ..The prevalence, course, and prognostic value of LV remodeling after primary PTCA are still to be clarified...
  64. ncbi request reprint Does gender affect the clinical outcome of patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention?
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:423-8. 2003
    ..The benefit of early PCI is similar in women and men, and any potential referral bias in the use of PCI based on gender differences should be avoided...
  65. doi request reprint Comparison of manual thrombus aspiration with rheolytic thrombectomy in acute myocardial infarction
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 6:224-30. 2013
    ..The rheolytic thrombectomy (RT) device has the potential for improved thrombus removal in acute myocardial infarction as compared with MTA. No data exist on the comparison between the 2 techniques...
  66. doi request reprint Long-term prognosis after primary PCI in unselected patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Alessandro Barchielli
    Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Unit 10 Firenze, Florence, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 13:819-27. 2012
    ..This study analyzed 8-year follow-up of STEMI patients enrolled in the Florence Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry, a population-based, observational study performed in Italy in 2000-2001...
  67. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for complex in-stent restenosis
    Angela Migliorini
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:1110-2. 2005
    ..The predictors of the risk of recurrence were unstable angina as the clinical presentation of in-stent restenosis, an ostial location of the target lesion, lesion length, and sirolimus-eluting stent diameter < or =2.5 mm...
  68. doi request reprint High residual platelet reactivity after clopidogrel loading and long-term clinical outcome after drug-eluting stenting for unprotected left main coronary disease
    Angela Migliorini
    Department of Heart and Vessels, University of Florence, Careggi Hospital, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Circulation 120:2214-21. 2009
    ..No data exist about the impact of high residual platelet reactivity (HRPR) after clopidogrel loading on long-term clinical outcome in patients undergoing drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation for unprotected left main disease (ULMD)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Late coronary stent thrombosis associated with exercise testing
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 61:515-7. 2004
    ..A combined approach of a mechanical thrombus burden reduction by using AngioJet thrombectomy with adjunctive glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonist was performed, resulting in the complete removal of filling defects on the angiography...
  70. doi request reprint Predictors of reocclusion after successful drug-eluting stent-supported percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusion
    Renato Valenti
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:545-50. 2013
    ..This study sought to assess the incidence of reocclusion and identification of predictors of angiographic failure after successful chronic total occlusion (CTO) drug-eluting stent-supported percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  71. doi request reprint Heart rate as an independent prognostic risk factor in patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Viale Morgagni 85, I 50134 Florence, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 211:255-9. 2010
    ..It has been shown that elevated heart rate identified patients with coronary artery disease and left ventricular dysfunction at increased risk of cardiovascular outcomes...
  72. doi request reprint Natural history of tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy
    Guido Parodi
    Department of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Chest 139:887-92. 2011
    ..This study sought to assess the long-term outcome of patients with TTC...
  73. ncbi request reprint Incidence, clinical findings, and outcome of women with left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome
    Guido Parodi
    Department of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 99:182-5. 2007
    ..Peak creatine kinase-MB value and the presence of an antecedent stressful event are strong predictors of LVABS in women with anterior AMI...
  74. doi request reprint Optical coherence tomography in unprotected left main coronary artery stenting
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    EuroIntervention 6:94-9. 2010
    ..We sought to verify whether optical coherence tomography (OCT) can accurately assess arterial wall response after drug eluting stent (DES) implantation in the LMCA...
  75. doi request reprint Early short-term doxycycline therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction and left ventricular dysfunction to prevent the ominous progression to adverse remodelling: the TIPTOP trial
    Giampaolo Cerisano
    Division of Cardiology, University of Florence, Careggi Hospital, Largo Brambilla 3, Florence I 50141, Italy
    Eur Heart J 35:184-91. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of doxycycline on left ventricular (LV) remodelling in patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and LV dysfunction...
  76. doi request reprint Residual platelet reactivity, bleedings, and adherence to treatment in patients having coronary stent implantation treated with prasugrel
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 109:214-8. 2012
    ..The minimal bleeding event rate is higher than reported but does not seem to affect adherence to treatment...
  77. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic implications of nonoptimal primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:50-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate the long-term outcome of a nonoptimal result of a primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in treatment strategies for acute myocardial infarction: a population-based study
    Alessandro Barchielli
    Epidemiology Unit, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1355-60. 2004
    ..To compare across four age groups (<65, 65-74, 75-84, > or =85) the determinants of coronary reperfusion therapy (CRT) use in ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction (STE-AMI)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Determinants of treatment strategies and survival in acute myocardial infarction: a population-based study in the Florence district, Italy: results of the acute myocardial infarction Florence registry (AMI-Florence)
    Eva Buiatti
    Epidemiology Unit, Agenzia regionale di sanità della Toscana, via Vittorio Emanuele II 64, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Eur Heart J 24:1195-203. 2003
    ..The Florence Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry is a prospective, observational study aimed at identifying the determinants of use of primary PCI and of prognosis in patients with STE-AMI, in an unselected population-based setting...
  80. pmc Safety of immediate reversal of anticoagulation by protamine to reduce bleeding complications after infarct artery stenting for acute myocardial infarction and adjunctive abciximab therapy
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 30:446-51. 2010
    ....
  81. doi request reprint Acute heart failure in patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Giovanni M Santoro
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:780-5. 2008
    ..Scanty data exist about the relation between acute heart failure (HF) and acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive mechanical devices to prevent distal embolization in patients undergoing mechanical revascularization for acute myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Giuseppe De Luca
    Division of Cardiology, Ospedale Maggiore della Carita, Universite del Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy
    Am Heart J 153:343-53. 2007
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis was to combine data from all randomized trials conducted with adjunctive mechanical devices to prevent distal embolization in AMI...
  83. ncbi request reprint Relationship of infarct size and severity versus left ventricular ejection fraction and volumes obtained from 99mTc-sestamibi gated single-photon emission computed tomography in patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Roberto Sciagrà
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:969-74. 2004
    ..Infarct location influences this relationship, with anterior infarctions showing a lower LVEF than inferior or lateral ones of the same extent...
  84. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular shape and function in primary coronary angioplasty
    Giuseppe Barletta
    Heart and Vessels Department, A O U Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 125:364-75. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of primary coronary angioplasty (PCA) on regional left ventricular (LV) contractile dysfunction and deformation, and on global remodeling...
  85. ncbi request reprint Coronary stenting versus balloon angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction: a meta-regression analysis of randomized trials
    Giuseppe De Luca
    Division of Cardiology, Maggiore della Carita Hospital, Eastern Piedmont University, C so Mazzini, 18, 24100 Novara, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 126:37-44. 2008
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Rheolytic thrombectomy in acute myocardial infarction: the Florence experience and objectives of the multicenter randomized JETSTENT trial
    David Antoniucci
    Careggi Hospital Viale Morgagni, Florence, Italy
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:32C-34C. 2006
    ..The subsequent increase in myocardial salvage could result in a decreased incidence of death and heart congestive failure due to left ventricle remodeling at a mid-term follow up...
  87. ncbi request reprint Patterns of in-stent restenosis after placement of NIR gold-coated stents in unselected patients
    Gian Battista Danzi
    Catheterization Laboratory, Poliambulanza Hospital, Via Bissolati 57, 25124 Brescia, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 55:157-62. 2002
    ..However, restenosis was always diffuse, involving the overall stent length and extending beyond the margins, thus indicating a greater proliferative neointimal response to this device...
  88. doi request reprint Thrombectomy during PCI for acute myocardial infarction: are the randomized controlled trial data relevant to the patients who really need this technique?
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:863-9. 2008
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Comparison of rheolytic thrombectomy before direct infarct artery stenting versus direct stenting alone in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction
    David Antoniucci
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 93:1033-5. 2004
    ..Rheolytic thrombectomy before routine direct infarct-related artery (IRA) stenting is highly feasible and provides more effective myocardial reperfusion in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for AMI...
  90. ncbi request reprint Six-month clinical and angiographic outcomes of the Tecnic Carbostent coronary system: the phantom IV study
    Gian B Danzi
    Catheterization Laboratory, Invasive Cardiology Division, Poliambulanza Hospital, Via Bissolati 57, Brescia, Italy, 25124
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:641-4. 2004
    ..In conclusion, this study indicates that a good clinical and angiographic outcome may be obtained with the Tecnic Carbostent coronary system in consecutive patients with de novo coronary lesions...
  91. ncbi request reprint Stent implantation in very small coronary arteries: the Tsunami SV International Registry
    Gian B Danzi
    Poliambulanza Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 94:1429-32. 2004
    ..5%. No in-hospital or 30-day major adverse cardiac events occurred. During the 6-month follow-up, there was 1 cardiac death (1%), and 5 subjects (4.8%) underwent repeat target lesion revascularization...
  92. ncbi request reprint Ability of mechanical reperfusion to salvage myocardium in patients with acute myocardial infarction presenting beyond 12 hours after onset of symptoms
    Guido Parodi
    Division of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 152:1133-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the ability of primary PCI to salvage myocardium in patients with STEMI presenting between 12 and 48 hours after the symptom onset...
  93. ncbi request reprint Updated management of non-st-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: selection of patients for low-cost care: an analysis of outcome and cost effectiveness
    Alberto Conti
    Careggi General Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 11:CR100-8. 2005
    ..However, the safety and advantages of this approach are still unresolved...
  94. ncbi request reprint Assessment of patients with low-risk chest pain in the emergency department: Head-to-head comparison of exercise stress echocardiography and exercise myocardial SPECT
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine Department and Chest Pain Unit, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 149:894-901. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Myocardial infarction redefined: impact on case-load and outcome of patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome and nondiagnostic ECG at presentation
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine Department, Chest Pain Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero, Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 111:195-201. 2006
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Estimate of myocardial salvage in late presentation acute myocardial infarction by comparing functional and perfusion abnormalities in predischarge gated SPECT
    Barbara Sotgia
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 35:906-11. 2008
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary chest pain unit for the assessment of coronary syndromes and risk stratification in the Florence area
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Department and Chest Pain Unit, Careggi General Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 144:630-5. 2002
    ..However, in welfare healthcare systems, the feasibility, accuracy, and potential benefits of such management strategy need further investigation...