A Ricci

Summary

Affiliation: Chieti-Pescara University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint External femoral vein valvuloplasty with limited anterior plication (LAP): a 10-year randomized, follow-up study
    G Belcaro
    Irvine Laboratory, St Mary s Hospital at Imperial College, London, UK
    Angiology 50:531-6. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment of venous ulcers with pentoxifylline: a 6-month randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University, Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Italy
    Angiology 53:S45-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Venous ulcers: microcirculatory improvement and faster healing with local use of Pycnogenol
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Italy
    Angiology 56:699-705. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention of edema, flight microangiopathy and venous thrombosis in long flights with elastic stockings. A randomized trial: The LONFLIT 4 Concorde Edema-SSL Study
    Gianni Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, G D Annunzio University, and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project Pe, Italy
    Angiology 53:635-45. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The LONFLIT4-VENORUTON study: a randomized trial prophylaxis of flight-edema in normal subjects
    Gianni Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Lab, Chieti University, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 9:19-23. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Foam-sclerotherapy, surgery, sclerotherapy, and combined treatment for varicose veins: a 10-year, prospective, randomized, controlled, trial (VEDICO trial)
    G Belcaro
    Irvine 2 Vascular Laboratory, Department Biomedical Sciences, and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Chieti University, Pescara, Italy
    Angiology 54:307-15. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of shock waves on microcirculation, perfusion, and pain management in critical limb ischemia
    G Belcaro
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Center, San Valentino, Italy
    Angiology 56:403-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevention of venous thrombosis with elastic stockings during long-haul flights: the LONFLIT 5 JAP study
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Lab, G D Annunzio University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, PE, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 9:197-201. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Microcirculatory efficacy of topical treatment with aescin + essential phospholipids gel in venous insufficiency and hypertension: new clinical observations
    G Belcaro
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Italy
    Angiology 55:S1-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of topical treatment with aescin + essential phospholipids gel in a microcirculatory model of venous insufficiency
    G Belcaro
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Italy
    Angiology 55:S15-8. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint External femoral vein valvuloplasty with limited anterior plication (LAP): a 10-year randomized, follow-up study
    G Belcaro
    Irvine Laboratory, St Mary s Hospital at Imperial College, London, UK
    Angiology 50:531-6. 1999
    ..In conclusion, in selected subjects, with moderate deep venous incompetence, functional cusps, or incompetence mainly due to relative enlargement of the femoral vein, LAP may be an effective alternative to external valvuloplasty...
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment of venous ulcers with pentoxifylline: a 6-month randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University, Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Italy
    Angiology 53:S45-7. 2002
    ..In conclusion PXF is effective and cost-effective in improving ulcer healing in patients with chronic venous hypertension...
  3. ncbi request reprint Venous ulcers: microcirculatory improvement and faster healing with local use of Pycnogenol
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Italy
    Angiology 56:699-705. 2005
    ..According to this pilot study Pycnogenol appears to have an important role in local treatment of venous ulcers improving healing and signs/symptoms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention of edema, flight microangiopathy and venous thrombosis in long flights with elastic stockings. A randomized trial: The LONFLIT 4 Concorde Edema-SSL Study
    Gianni Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, G D Annunzio University, and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project Pe, Italy
    Angiology 53:635-45. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The LONFLIT4-VENORUTON study: a randomized trial prophylaxis of flight-edema in normal subjects
    Gianni Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Lab, Chieti University, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 9:19-23. 2003
    ..The combined evaluation of the edema score is significantly favorable for subjects under prophylaxis with Venoruton...
  6. ncbi request reprint Foam-sclerotherapy, surgery, sclerotherapy, and combined treatment for varicose veins: a 10-year, prospective, randomized, controlled, trial (VEDICO trial)
    G Belcaro
    Irvine 2 Vascular Laboratory, Department Biomedical Sciences, and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Chieti University, Pescara, Italy
    Angiology 54:307-15. 2003
    ..Standard," low-dose sclerotherapy appears to be less effective than high-dose sclero and foam-sclerotherapy which may obtain, in selected subjects, results comparable to surgery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of shock waves on microcirculation, perfusion, and pain management in critical limb ischemia
    G Belcaro
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Center, San Valentino, Italy
    Angiology 56:403-7. 2005
    ..These results are very interesting, confirming previous observations, and opening new treatment options in CLI. The skin flow improvement did not relate to an increase in pressure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevention of venous thrombosis with elastic stockings during long-haul flights: the LONFLIT 5 JAP study
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Lab, G D Annunzio University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, PE, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 9:197-201. 2003
    ..All events were asymptomatic. Considering these observations, Scholl Flight Socks are effective in reducing the incidence of DVT in high-risk subjects...
  9. ncbi request reprint Microcirculatory efficacy of topical treatment with aescin + essential phospholipids gel in venous insufficiency and hypertension: new clinical observations
    G Belcaro
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Italy
    Angiology 55:S1-5. 2004
    ..05). Considering these observations, topical treatment with AEPL in areas of venous microangiopathy is beneficial, can prevent ulceration, and improves the skin healing processes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of topical treatment with aescin + essential phospholipids gel in a microcirculatory model of venous insufficiency
    G Belcaro
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Italy
    Angiology 55:S15-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this efficacy study was to evaluate the effects of topical aescin + essential phospholipids gel in a histamine model of acute microangiopathy, comparable to microangiopathy observed in chronic venous disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint A plaster combining diclofenac and heparin: microcirculatory evaluation in 2 models of high-perfusion microangiopathy
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Italy
    Angiology 56:707-13. 2005
    ..It should be interesting to investigate the product in comparable clinical conditions in which it may be useful to act pharmacologically both on inflammation and microcirculatory disturbances that delay the recovery of patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevention of venous thrombosis and thrombophlebitis in long-haul flights with pycnogenol
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Lab, G D Annunzio University and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project Pe, Faculty of Motory Sciences, L Aquila University, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 10:373-7. 2004
    ..025). No unwanted effects were observed. In conclusion, this study indicates that Pycnogenol treatment was effective in decreasing the number of thrombotic events (DVT and SVT) in moderate-to-high risk subjects, during long-haul flights...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nomograms used to define the short-term treatment with PGE(1) in patients with intermittent claudication and critical ischemia. The ORACL.E (Occlusion Revascularization in the Atherosclerotic Critical Limb) Study Group. The European Study
    G Belcaro
    San Valentino PAP PEA Project, Pescara, Italy
    Angiology 51:S3-13; discussion S14. 2000
    ..The data are being collected in the ORACL.E database and will be analyzed within 12 months after the publication of this report...
  14. ncbi request reprint Shock waves (SW) noninvasive extracorporeal thrombolysis treatment (NISWT)
    G Belcaro
    Angiology and Vascular Surgery and Clinical Trials Unit, Pierangeli Clinic, Pescara, Italy
    Angiology 50:707-13. 1999
    ..NISWT appears feasible and promising. These results should be confirmed by larger, prospective trials...
  15. ncbi request reprint PGE(1) treatment of severe intermittent claudication (short-term versus long-term, associated with exercise)--efficacy and costs in a 20-week, randomized trial
    G Belcaro
    San Valentino PAP PEA Project, Pescara, Italy
    Angiology 51:S15-26. 2000
    ..With STP less time is spent in infusion and more in the exercise program. STP reduces costs, speeds rehabilitation, and may be easily used in a larger number of nonspecialized units...
  16. ncbi request reprint Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene in external valvuloplasty for superficial or deep vein incompetence
    G Belcaro
    Cardiovascular Institute, Chieti University, Pescara, Italy
    Angiology 51:S27-32. 2000
    ..Therefore, in this observational study, ePTFE implants used to treat or correct venous incompetence were well tolerated on a long-term basis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Tissue response to an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene external valve support device: a histologic study in dogs
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Pathology Institute, Chieti University, Pescara, Italy
    Angiology 51:S33-8. 2000
    ..Tissue attachment to the EVS was apparent in all specimens. These histologic results support clinical experiences indicating that the ePTFE EVS device is safe to use in external valvuloplasty for the treatment of venous incompetence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Carotid and femoral ultrasound morphology screening and cardiovascular events in low risk subjects: a 10-year follow-up study (the CAFES-CAVE study(1))
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Cardiology School, Chieti University, Chieti, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 156:379-87. 2001
    ..B-mode ultrasound of carotid and femoral arteriosclerotic bifurcation lesions may provide a simple screening method to select asymptomatic subjects at risk of future events...
  19. ncbi request reprint Essaven gel--review of experimental and clinical data
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Chieti University, Italy
    Angiology 52:S1-4. 2001
    ..On the basis of this review, EG offers important therapeutic benefits to several types of patients and the product should be available for its usefulness and safety...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevention of edema and flight microangiopathy with Venoruton (HR), (0-[beta-hydroxyethyl]-rutosides) in patients with varicose veins
    M R Cesarone
    Vascular Laboratory and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Chieti Pescara and Faculty of Motor Sciences, Italy
    Angiology 56:289-93. 2005
    ..The higher level of flux and VAR and the reduction in edema indicate a positive effect of HR on the microcirculation. This study confirms that HR prophylaxis is effective to control flight microangiopathy associated with edema...
  21. ncbi request reprint HR, 0-(beta-hydroxyethyl)-rutosides, in comparison with diosmin+hesperidin in chronic venous insufficiency and venous microangiopathy: an independent, prospective, comparative registry study
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vasc Lab and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Italy
    Angiology 56:1-8. 2005
    ..The comparison with D+H indicates that HR is comparatively more effective both on microcirculatory parameters and on signs/symptoms of CVI...
  22. doi request reprint Improvement of signs and symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency and microangiopathy with Pycnogenol: a prospective, controlled study
    M R Cesarone
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara University, Faculty of Motory Sciences, L Aquila University, Italy
    Phytomedicine 17:835-9. 2010
    ..05). No side-effects were observed; compliance and tolerability were very good. This study corroborates a significant clinical role for Pycnogenol in the management, treatment and control of CVI also in combination with compression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Rapid relief of signs/symptoms in chronic venous microangiopathy with pycnogenol: a prospective, controlled study
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vascular Lab and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G Annunzio, Chieti Pescara University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Faculty of Motory Sciences, L Aquila University, Italy
    Angiology 57:569-76. 2006
    ..The treatment may be also useful to prevent ulcerations by controlling the level of venous microangiopathy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevention of venous thrombosis in long-haul flights with Flite Tabs: the LONFLIT-FLITE randomized, controlled trial
    M R Cesarone
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Lab, G D Annunzio University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project Pe, Pescara, Italy
    Angiology 54:531-9. 2003
    ..4%) in the treatment group (p < 0.05). Events were asymptomatic. In conclusion, Flite Tabs were effective in reducing thrombotic events and in controlling edema in high-risk subjects in long flights...
  25. ncbi request reprint Venoruton vs Daflon: evaluation of effects on quality of life in chronic venous insufficiency
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Italy
    Angiology 57:131-8. 2006
    ..The comparison with D+H indicates that oxerutins is comparatively more effective on Ve-QOL and on signs/symptoms of CVI...
  26. ncbi request reprint HR, 0-(beta-hydroxyethyl)-rutosides; (Venoruton): rapid relief of signs/symptoms in chronic venous insufficiency and microangiopathy: a prospective, controlled study
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vascular Lab and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, San Valentino, Italy
    Angiology 56:165-72. 2005
    ..Venous microangiopathy and edema were improved by the treatment with HR within a few days. The effects were visible with both dosages, in both severity groups...
  27. ncbi request reprint Flight microangiopathy on long-haul flights: prevention of edema and microcirculation alterations with Venoruton
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 9:109-14. 2003
    ..In conclusion, HR is useful for reducing the increased capillary filtration and in controlling edema in patients with chronic venous disease in long-haul flights. HR is effective to control flight microangiopathy associated with edema...
  28. ncbi request reprint Management of uncomplicated ankle sprains with topical or oral ketoprofen treatment. A registry study
    G Vinciguerra
    Faculty of Sports and Motor Sciences, L Aquila University, L Aquila, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 56:47-53. 2008
    ..The good efficacy in pain reduction and absence of side effects in the present study distinguished the topically applied ketoprofen as a favorable treatment for patients with accidental or sport soft tissue injuries...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevention of post thrombotic syndrome with Pycnogenol® in a twelve month study
    B M Errichi
    Irvine3 Labs, Department of Biomedical Sciences Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 53:21-7. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Treatment of ankle sprain in patients with vascular diseases of the lower limbs
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine3 Vascular Laboratory and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Pescara, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 56:39-46. 2008
    ..The observed clinical outcomes of the patients included in this small, pilot study indicated that locally applied ketoprofen 10% spray gel is effective in relieving the pain and other symptoms of ankle sprain in vascular patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Improvement of diabetic microangiopathy with pycnogenol: A prospective, controlled study
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vascular Lab and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Faculty of Motory Sciences, L Aquila University, Italy
    Angiology 57:431-6. 2006
    ..The study indicates the clinical role of Pycnogenol in the management, treatment, and control of this common clinical problem. The treatment may be also useful to prevent diabetic ulcerations by controlling the level of microangiopathy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Pycnogenol and Daflon in treating chronic venous insufficiency: a prospective, controlled study
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vascular Lab and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio, Chieti Pescara University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Faculty of Motory Sciences, L Aquila University, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 12:205-12. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevention of edema in long flights with Pycnogenol
    M R Cesarone
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine2 Vascular Lab, G D Annunzio University and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project Pe, Faculty of Motory Sciences, L Aquila University, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11:289-94. 2005
    ..05). These results indicate a positive effect of Pycnogenol on edema during long flights when considering subjective and objective data. No unwanted effects were observed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cramps and muscular pain: prevention with pycnogenol in normal subjects, venous patients, athletes, claudicants and in diabetic microangiopathy
    G Vinciguerra
    Irvine 2 Vascular Laboratory and Physiology Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Angiology 57:331-9. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Silver oxide ointment wound dressing in venous ulcerations: home, self-management
    G Belcaro
    Irvine3 Labs, Department of Biomedical Sciences Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 53:29-33. 2011
    ..This pilot product evaluation registry study has evaluated the efficacy and safety of an antimicrobial silver oxide wound dressing ointment ("Silver Oxide Ointment") as part of the treatment of 'difficult' venous ulcerations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Venoruton®: post thrombotic syndrome. Clinical improvement in venous insufficiency (signs and symptoms) with Venoruton®. A five-year, open-registry, efficacy study
    E Ippolito
    Irvine3 Labs, Department of Biomedical Sciences Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 53:13-9. 2011
    ..The study evaluated: 1) variations in peripheral edema with an analogue scoring system; 2) ankle circumference at the PTS limb in comparison with the normal contralateral limb...
  37. ncbi request reprint Microcirculatory effects of total triterpenic fraction of Centella asiatica in chronic venous hypertension: measurement by laser Doppler, TcPO2-CO2, and leg volumetry
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine Vascular Laboratory, St Mary's Hospital and Imperial College, London, UK
    Angiology 52:S45-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, TTFCA improves microcirculation and leg volume in venous hypertension. The effects of TTFCA are observed even in a limited sample of patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Improvement of microcirculation and healing of venous hypertension and ulcers with Crystacide. Evaluation of free radicals, laser Doppler flux and PO2. A prospective-randomized-controlled study
    G Belcaro
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Italy
    Angiology 54:325-30. 2003
    ..05). In conclusion, in venous ulcerations, local treatment with Crystacide (10 days) improves the microcirculation and decreases skin free radicals improving healing...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the local effects of vitamin E (E-Mousse) on free radicals in diabetic microangiopathy: a randomized, controlled trial
    I Ruffini
    Irvine Vascular Laboratory and Physiology, London, UK
    Angiology 54:415-21. 2003
    ..02). Their tolerability was good. In conclusion local treatment with E-mousse for 3 weeks in diabetic microangiopathy improves skin microcirculation and the metabolic condition as shown by the decrease in FR...
  40. ncbi request reprint Gore external valve support for superficial saphenous vein incompetence: a 10-year, follow-up registry
    G Belcaro
    Irvine3 Labs, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 53:35-41. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint [Severe intermittent claudication: PGE1 treatment. A 40-week registry, efficacy and costs]
    R Luzzi
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 60:405-13. 2012
    ..Treatment with PGE1 has been successfully used to manage IC patients. This registry has evaluated safety and costs of PGE1 in the management of IC...
  42. ncbi request reprint Two-week topical treatment with Essaven gel in patients with diabetic microangiopathy--a placebo-controlled, randomized study
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Italy
    Angiology 52:S43-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, local treatment for 2 weeks with standardized application of EG acutely improves the microcirculation in subjects with DM and small ulceration...
  43. ncbi request reprint Microcirculatory efficacy of topical treatment with aescin + essential phospholipids gel on transcutaneous PO2 in venous insufficiency
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Italy
    Angiology 55:S7-10. 2004
    ..Considering transcutaneous skin PO(2), treatment with AEPL in areas of venous microangiopathy is beneficial in the prevention of ulceration and improves skin healing...
  44. ncbi request reprint Four-week treatment with Essaven gel in diabetic microangiopathy--a placebo-controlled, randomized study
    M T De Sanctis
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Italy
    Angiology 52:S49-55. 2001
    ..In conclusion local treatment for 4 weeks with standardized application of EG improves the microcirculation in subjects with DM. The changes are detectable even 1 week after the end of the treatment period...
  45. ncbi request reprint Variations in plasma free radicals with topical aescin + essential phospholipids gel in venous hypertension: new clinical data
    A Ricci
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Italy
    Angiology 55:S11-4. 2004
    ..The evaluation of PFR is an important new physiologic parameter that can be associated with other noninvasive tests to study the microcirculation and its evolution and improvement with systemic or topical medical treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Venous and diabetic ulcerations: management with topical multivalent silver oxide ointment
    G Belcaro
    Irvine3 Labs, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 52:37-42. 2010
    ..The goal of this pilot registry study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a uniquely designed ointment containing multivalent silver oxide (Ag4O4) in the healing of difficult diabetic or venous ulcerations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Clinical improvement in chronic venous insufficiency signs and symptoms with Venoruton® (HR): an 8-month, open-registry, cost-efficacy study
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine3 Labs, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara Univeristy, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 52:43-8. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the clinical efficacy of Venoruton (O-(beta-hydroxyethyl)-rutosides) (HR) (Novartis Consumer Healthcare) in subjects with severe chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)...
  48. ncbi request reprint LINFAVENIX: improvement of signs and symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency and microangiopathy
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine3 Vasc Lab and Physiology, Dept of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Chieti Pescara, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 56:55-61. 2008
    ..In conclusion venous microangiopathy and edema were improved by the treatment with Linfavenix (better in comparison with compression) in a few days...
  49. ncbi request reprint Topical heparin: new observations
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vascular Lab and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Faculty of Motory Sciences, L Aquila University, San Valentino, Italy
    Angiology 58:16S-20S. 2007
    ..Results from new studies and observations presented in this issue of Angiology could be a window for suggesting new significant clinical applications and therapeutic solutions...
  50. ncbi request reprint Treatment of superficial vein thrombosis: clinical evaluation of Essaven gel--a placebo-controlled, 8-week, randomized study
    L Incandela
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Italy
    Angiology 52:S69-72. 2001
    ..In conclusion local treatment with EG in SVT improves signs/symptoms much faster than placebo. This study confirms earlier observation on the effective, local use of EG in SVT...
  51. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of topical treatment with aescin + essential phospholipids gel on capillary fragility
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, G D Annunzio University, Italy
    Angiology 55:S23-5. 2004
    ..The tests were repeated in steps of two tests on different days. Between the two tests, with the VSC applied in different skin areas of the perimalleolar region, an interval of at least 30 minutes was observed...
  52. doi request reprint Treatment of osteoarthritis with Pycnogenol. The SVOS (San Valentino Osteo-arthrosis Study). Evaluation of signs, symptoms, physical performance and vascular aspects
    G Belcaro
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti pescara University and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, San Valentino, PE, Italy
    Phytother Res 22:518-23. 2008
    ..After 3 months edema decreased in 79% of Pycnogenol patients (p < 0.05) vs 1% in controls. In conclusion, Pycnogenol offers an option for reduction of treatment costs and side effects by sparing antiinflammatory drugs...
  53. ncbi request reprint Lady Prelox® improves sexual function in post-menopausal women
    A Bottari
    Irvine3 Circulation Vascular Labs, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 54:3-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this pilot, single-blinded study was to evaluate the efficacy of a proprietary, dietary supplement Lady Prelox® for supporting and improving sexual function in generally healthy, post-menopausal women...
  54. ncbi request reprint Faster healing of venous ulcers with crystacide: a clinical and microcirculatory 8-week registry study
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine3 Labs, Department Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 52:11-4. 2010
    ..After briefing, one group used Crystacide and standard management for ulcers, including compression. A comparable group that did not use Crystacide was also evaluated...
  55. ncbi request reprint Pycnogenol may alleviate adverse effects in oncologic treatment
    G Belcaro
    Vascular Labs and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Gabriele d Annunzio University, Chieti Pescara, Chieti, Italy
    Panminerva Med 50:227-34. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to explore in a pilot trial whether supplementation with French maritime pine bark extract Pycnogenol could alleviate side effects and improve patient's quality of life...
  56. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis of the jaw. Product evaluation: mf Odontovis Calcium®
    R Luzzi
    Irvine3 Labs, Department of Biomedical Sciences Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 53:83-7. 2011
    ..The upper jaw density was tested with an ultrasound method, evaluating the grey scale median of the images (GSM)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Management of superficial vein thrombosis and thrombophlebitis: status and expert opinion document
    M R Cesarone
    Vascular Lab, Department of Biomedical Science, G D Annunzio University, Pescara San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Italy
    Angiology 58:7S-14S; discussion 14S-15S. 2007
    ..Prevention of superficial vein thrombosis should be considered on the basis of patient's history and clinical evaluation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Antilip®: treatment of subjects with high total cholesterol tolerability and efficacy in a short-term registry study
    M R Cesarone
    Irvine3 Labs, Department Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 52:15-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the paper was to describe a new formula (Antilip®) consisting of very low dosages of polyglucosamine, phytosterols and Monascus purpureus. It was given to subjects affected by high cholesterol levels...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prevention of flu episodes with colostrum and Bifivir compared with vaccination: an epidemiological, registry study
    G Belcaro
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Irvine3 Circulation Vascular Labs and San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 52:269-75. 2010
    ..Compliance was very good. In conclusion, the administration of immunomodulators is very cost effective and appears to be more effective than vaccination to prevent flu...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pycnogenol® in postpartum symptomatic hemorrhoids
    G Belcaro
    Irvine3 Circulation Vascular Labs, Nicolaides Lab Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 66:77-84. 2014
    ..a standardized extract from the French maritime pine bark, to control signs/symptoms and prevent complications associated with hemorrhoids in the months after delivery in healthy women...
  61. ncbi request reprint HR (Venoruton1000, Paroven, 0-[beta-hydroxyethyl]-rutosides) vs. Daflon 500 in chronic venous disease and microangiopathy: an independent prospective, controlled, randomized trial
    G Belcaro
    Irvine2 Vascular Laboratory and Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti University, San Valentino Vascular Screening Project, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 7:139-45. 2002
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Endovascular sclerotherapy, surgery, and surgery plus sclerotherapy in superficial venous incompetence: a randomized, 10-year follow-up trial--final results
    G Belcaro
    PAP PEA Institute, San Valentino, Pescara, Italy
    Angiology 51:529-34. 2000
    ..2 cm after ES). The cost of ES was 68% of surgery while the cost of surgery and sclerotherapy was 122% of surgery only. Endovascular sclerotherapy is an effective, cheaper treatment option, but surgery after 10 years is superior...
  63. ncbi request reprint Thyroid cysts treatment with the sclerosing agent Atossiclerol. Long-term (5 to 15 years) follow-up
    G Belcaro
    Irvine3 Circulation Vascular Labs, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Chieti Pescara University, Pescara, Italy
    Panminerva Med 54:73-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy of the sclerosing agent Atossisclerol in the treatment of benign, ecolucent, thyroid cysts...