Carmela Cioppa

Summary

Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Unloading therapy by intravenous diuretic in chronic heart failure: a double-edged weapon?
    Renato De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:571-4. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety assessment of isolated ultrafiltration compared to intravenous diuretics for acutely decompensated heart failure: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 62:131-46. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Possible role of BNP for an early diagnosis of asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction: a retrospective study
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 62:147-59. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Hepatorenal syndrome and type 1 and 2 cardiorenal syndromes: distinct competing medical therapies applied to a similar background of vasomotor reactive nephropathy
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 62:105-16. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Cabergoline use and risk of fibrosis and insufficiency of cardiac valves. Meta-analysis of observational studies
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, via Cagnazzi 29, 80137, Naples, Italy
    Herz 38:868-80. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Natriuretic peptide-guided therapy: further research required for still-unresolved issues
    R De Vecchis
    Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Cardiology Unit, Napoli, via Cagnazzi 29, 80137, Napoli, Italy
    Herz 38:618-28. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Statin use for nonrheumatic calcific aortic valve stenosis: a review with meta-analysis
    Renato De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Napoli, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:559-67. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide. Guided vs. conventional care in outpatients with chronic heart failure: a retrospective study
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedi, Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 61:437-49. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Inferior Vena Cava collapsibility and heart failure signs and symptoms: new insights about possible links
    Renato De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta
    Arq Bras Cardiol 98:544-52. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint In right or biventricular chronic heart failure addition of thiazides to loop diuretics to achieve a sequential blockade of the nephron is associated with increased risk of dilutional hyponatremia: results of a case-control study
    R De Vecchis
    Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 60:517-29. 2012

Collaborators

  • Antonello D'Andrea
  • Luigi Ascione
  • Pio Caso
  • C Esposito
  • R De Vecchis
  • Renato De Vecchis
  • C Ariano
  • Carmelina Ariano
  • Anna Giasi
  • Antonio Ciccarelli
  • S Cantatrione
  • Salvatore Cantatrione
  • A Giasi
  • Armando Pucciarelli
  • G Di Biase
  • Giuseppina Di Biase
  • A Pucciarelli
  • A Ciccarelli
  • Adelaide Fusco
  • A Fusco
  • G Pucciarelli

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Unloading therapy by intravenous diuretic in chronic heart failure: a double-edged weapon?
    Renato De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:571-4. 2010
    ..v. loop diuretics; thus, the hypothesized advantages of this technique remain to be further clarified and confirmed, with regard to its safety profile and cost-effectiveness...
  2. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety assessment of isolated ultrafiltration compared to intravenous diuretics for acutely decompensated heart failure: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 62:131-46. 2014
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Possible role of BNP for an early diagnosis of asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction: a retrospective study
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 62:147-59. 2014
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Hepatorenal syndrome and type 1 and 2 cardiorenal syndromes: distinct competing medical therapies applied to a similar background of vasomotor reactive nephropathy
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 62:105-16. 2014
    ..The pros and cons of these strategies ‑ which are still matter of debate among the physicians and researchers ‑ are then succinctly presented and discussed. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Cabergoline use and risk of fibrosis and insufficiency of cardiac valves. Meta-analysis of observational studies
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, via Cagnazzi 29, 80137, Naples, Italy
    Herz 38:868-80. 2013
    ..e., an ergot-DA used to treat Parkinson's disease (PD) or hyperprolactinemia, is associated with an increased risk of valve regurgitation compared with pharmacological regimens not comprising ergot-DAs or with no therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Natriuretic peptide-guided therapy: further research required for still-unresolved issues
    R De Vecchis
    Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Cardiology Unit, Napoli, via Cagnazzi 29, 80137, Napoli, Italy
    Herz 38:618-28. 2013
    ..Thus, in our opinion, larger and better conducted trials addressing the unresolved issues of NP-guided therapy should be undertaken in the future...
  7. doi request reprint Statin use for nonrheumatic calcific aortic valve stenosis: a review with meta-analysis
    Renato De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Napoli, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:559-67. 2013
    ..To synthesize by meta-analysis the findings of recent experimental studies focusing on possible therapeutic effectiveness of statins for nonrheumatic calcific aortic stenosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide. Guided vs. conventional care in outpatients with chronic heart failure: a retrospective study
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedi, Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 61:437-49. 2013
    ..It is not known whether therapy assisted by determinations of serum B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) may improve the outcome for outpatients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Inferior Vena Cava collapsibility and heart failure signs and symptoms: new insights about possible links
    Renato De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta
    Arq Bras Cardiol 98:544-52. 2012
    ..In chronic heart failure patients (CHF), ultrasound measurement of inferior vena cava collapsibility index (IVCCI) has been proposed to yield careful assessment and grading of the hemodynamic congestion...
  10. ncbi request reprint In right or biventricular chronic heart failure addition of thiazides to loop diuretics to achieve a sequential blockade of the nephron is associated with increased risk of dilutional hyponatremia: results of a case-control study
    R De Vecchis
    Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 60:517-29. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper was to ascertain whether some laboratory, clinical and therapeutical factors are able to predict occurrence of hyponatremia in CHF patients...
  11. doi request reprint Ultrasound evaluation of the inferior vena cava collapsibility index in congestive heart failure patients treated with intravenous diuretics: new insights about its relationship with renal function: an observational study
    Renato De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Napoli Italy
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 12:391-400. 2012
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Restrictive left ventricular filling pattern and increase in antero-posterior left atrial diameter: two reliable predictors of clinical deterioration in chronic heart failure II NYHA class patients
    Renato De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 9:364-70. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The risk of worsening CHF is positively related to unitary increase in mitral regurgitation size: a case-cohort study derived from a II NYHA class CHF patient population
    R De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 58:301-12. 2010
    ..Among chronic heart failure(CHF) II NYHA class patients, the topic has been debated what criteria have be assumed for identifying the patients prone to accelerated progression towards III NYHA class...
  14. doi request reprint [Renoprotective effect of small volumes of hypertonic saline solution in chronic heart failure patients with marked fluid retention: results of a case-control study]
    R De Vecchis
    Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Cardiology Unit, via Cagnazzi 29, 80137 Naples, Italy
    Herz 36:12-7. 2011
    ..0461, 95% CI: 2.07-302.53, p=0.0113). Moreover, in multivariate analysis ascites had some predictive value of renal deterioration (OR: 13.28, 95% CI: 1.0055-175.41, p=0,0495)...
  15. ncbi request reprint In chronic heart failure with marked fluid retention, the i.v. high doses of loop diuretic are a predictor of aggravated renal dysfunction, especially in the set of heart failure with normal or only mildly impaired left ventricular systolic function
    R De Vecchis
    Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 59:543-54. 2011
    ..e. the so-called aggravated renal dysfunction (ARD), typically occurring during intensive unloading therapy with i.v. FUR or other loop diuretics, administered to CHF pts with extreme fluid retention...
  16. ncbi request reprint ACE-inhibitor therapy at relatively high doses and risk of renal worsening in chronic heart failure
    Renato De Vecchis
    Cardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    Arq Bras Cardiol 97:507-16. 2011
    ..Renoprotective effect of ACE-inhibitors has been questioned in case of decreased effective circulating volume, like in right or biventricular chronic heart failure...
  17. doi request reprint The relation between carotid atherosclerotic plaques and ischemic stroke is critically conditioned by the role of arterial hypertension as an effect modifier
    Renato De Vecchis
    Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Naples, Italy
    Can J Cardiol 27:152-8. 2011
    ..Hypertension is a recognized risk factor for ischemic stroke (IS) along with diabetes, smoking, and hypercholesterolemia. Any uncertainty remains about other putative risk factors, ultrasound-derived, such as carotid soft plaques...
  18. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide-guided versus symptom-guided therapy in outpatients with chronic heart failure: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Renato De Vecchis
    aCardiology Unit, Presidio Sanitario Intermedio Elena d Aosta, Napoli, Italy bInstitute of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Second University of Napoli, Napoli, Italy cNeurorehabilitation Unit, Clinica S Maria del Pozzo, Somma Vesuviana, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 15:122-34. 2014
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Myocardial systolic activation delay in patients with left bundle branch block and either normal or impaired left ventricular function
    Pio Caso
    Department of Cardiology, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Echocardiography 23:14-23. 2006
    ..to evaluate determinants of myocardial activation delay of both left (LV) and right (RV) ventricle in patients with left bundle branch block (LBBB) and either normal or impaired LV ejection fraction (EF)...