Cesare Cuspidi

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Isolated ambulatory hypertension and changes in target organ damage in treated hypertensive patients
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore, IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 19:471-7. 2005
  2. ncbi Lack of association between serum uric acid and organ damage in a never-treated essential hypertensive population at low prevalence of hyperuricemia
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Departement of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 20:678-85. 2007
  3. ncbi Aortic coarctation suspected by Doppler echocardiography of renal arteries in hypertensive patients referred to a hospital outpatient hypertension clinic
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:424-7. 2005
  4. ncbi Is the nocturnal fall in blood pressure reduced in essential hypertensive patients with metabolic syndrome?
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Milano, Italy, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 13:230-5. 2004
  5. ncbi Metabolic syndrome and target organ damage in untreated essential hypertensives
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro di Fisiologia e Ipertensione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 22:1991-8. 2004
  6. ncbi Left ventricular and carotid structure in untreated, uncomplicated essential hypertension: results from the Assessment Prognostic Risk Observational Survey (APROS)
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 18:891-6. 2004
  7. ncbi Cardiovascular risk stratification according to the 2003 ESH-ESC guidelines in uncomplicated patients with essential hypertension: comparison with the 1999 WHO/ISH guidelines criteria
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 13:144-51. 2004
  8. ncbi Home blood pressure measurement and its relationship with blood pressure control in a large selected hypertensive population
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 18:725-31. 2004
  9. ncbi High prevalence of retinal vascular changes in never-treated essential hypertensives: an inter- and intra-observer reproducibility study with non-mydriatic retinography
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro di Fisiologia e Ipertensione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 13:25-30. 2004
  10. ncbi Ambulatory blood pressure, target organ damage and left atrial size in never-treated essential hypertensive individuals
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia, Clinica e Ipertensione, Università degli Studi di Milano and Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 23:1589-95. 2005

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Publications66

  1. ncbi Isolated ambulatory hypertension and changes in target organ damage in treated hypertensive patients
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore, IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 19:471-7. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi Lack of association between serum uric acid and organ damage in a never-treated essential hypertensive population at low prevalence of hyperuricemia
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Departement of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 20:678-85. 2007
    ..We sought to investigate the association of SUA with subclinical cardiac, vascular, and renal alterations in never-treated uncomplicated essential hypertensives...
  3. ncbi Aortic coarctation suspected by Doppler echocardiography of renal arteries in hypertensive patients referred to a hospital outpatient hypertension clinic
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:424-7. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi Is the nocturnal fall in blood pressure reduced in essential hypertensive patients with metabolic syndrome?
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Milano, Italy, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 13:230-5. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Metabolic syndrome and target organ damage in untreated essential hypertensives
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro di Fisiologia e Ipertensione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 22:1991-8. 2004
    ..The prevalence and the relationship between metabolic syndrome, and target organ damage (TOD) in essential hypertensive patients has not been fully explored to date...
  6. ncbi Left ventricular and carotid structure in untreated, uncomplicated essential hypertension: results from the Assessment Prognostic Risk Observational Survey (APROS)
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 18:891-6. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi Cardiovascular risk stratification according to the 2003 ESH-ESC guidelines in uncomplicated patients with essential hypertension: comparison with the 1999 WHO/ISH guidelines criteria
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 13:144-51. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi Home blood pressure measurement and its relationship with blood pressure control in a large selected hypertensive population
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 18:725-31. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi High prevalence of retinal vascular changes in never-treated essential hypertensives: an inter- and intra-observer reproducibility study with non-mydriatic retinography
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro di Fisiologia e Ipertensione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 13:25-30. 2004
    ..The clinical significance of stratifying cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients on the basis of retinal changes such as arteriolar narrowing or arterio-venous crossing has been criticized...
  10. ncbi Ambulatory blood pressure, target organ damage and left atrial size in never-treated essential hypertensive individuals
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia, Clinica e Ipertensione, Università degli Studi di Milano and Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 23:1589-95. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between ambulatory blood pressure and different markers of target organ damage with left atrial size in never-treated essential hypertensive individuals...
  11. ncbi Metabolic syndrome score and ambulatory blood pressure in untreated essential hypertension
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore, IRCCS, Milano and Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 10:175-80. 2005
    ..The relationship between metabolic syndrome components, as defined by the Adult Treatment Panel III report, and ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive patients has not been investigated to date...
  12. ncbi Prevalence of home blood pressure measurement among selected hypertensive patients: results of a multicenter survey from six hospital outpatient hypertension clinics in Italy
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Università di Milano e Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico IRCCS, Milano
    Blood Press 14:251-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of home blood pressure (BP) measurement, the type of devices and accuracy in a large sample of hypertensive patients referred to hospital outpatient hypertension clinics...
  13. ncbi Carotid atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk stratification: role and cost-effectiveness of echo-Doppler examination in untreated essential hypertensives
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Blood Press 15:333-9. 2006
    ..To investigate the impact and cost-effectiveness of carotid ultrasonographic examination on total risk stratification in low-medium risk hypertensive patients in relation to age (< 50 and > 50 years) and gender...
  14. ncbi Age and target organ damage in essential hypertension: role of the metabolic syndrome
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnologies, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 20:296-303. 2007
    ..We sought to investigate the association of the metabolic syndrome (MS) with cardiovascular alterations in essential hypertensives in relation to age...
  15. ncbi Left ventricular hypertrophy and cardiovascular risk stratification: impact and cost-effectiveness of echocardiography in recently diagnosed essential hypertensives
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Università degli Studi di Milano and Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 24:1671-7. 2006
    ..However, ultrasound examination of the heart on a routine basis remains a matter of debate...
  16. ncbi Effects of angiotensin II receptor blockade-based therapy with losartan on left ventricular hypertrophy and geometry in previously treated hypertensive patients
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Universita di Milano, Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico IRCCS, Italy
    Blood Press 15:107-15. 2006
    ..The 2003 European Society of Hypertension/European Society of Cardiology (ESH/ESC) guidelines recommend angiotensin II receptor antagonists (AIIRAs) as a first-line therapy in hypertensives with left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH)...
  17. ncbi Short-term reproducibility of a non-dipping pattern in type 2 diabetic hypertensive patients
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Milan
    J Hypertens 24:647-53. 2006
    ..Little information is available on the reproducibility of nocturnal variations in blood pressure in type 2 diabetic hypertensive patients...
  18. ncbi Nocturnal non-dipping pattern in untreated hypertensives at different cardiovascular risk according to the 2003 ESH/ESC guidelines
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Universita di Milano, and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 15:37-44. 2006
    ..To evaluate in a large population of untreated, uncomplicated essential hypertensives the relationship between alterations in nocturnal blood pressure (BP) profile, i.e. non-dipping pattern, and total cardiovascular risk...
  19. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of aortic root dilatation in patients with essential hypertension: relationship with cardiac and extracardiac target organ damage
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    J Hypertens 24:573-80. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence of aortic root dilatation in a large cohort of uncomplicated hypertensive patients and to evaluate the relations of aortic root size to different markers of cardiac and extracardiac target organ damage (TOD)...
  20. ncbi Hypertensive myocardial fibrosis
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Via F Sforza 35, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:20-3. 2006
  21. ncbi Cardiovascular target organ damage in essential hypertensives with or without reproducible nocturnal fall in blood pressure
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Milan and Istituto Auxologico Ospedale S Luca, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 22:273-80. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between nocturnal dipping status, defined on the basis of two periods of ABPM, and cardiac and extracardiac target organ damage in essential hypertension...
  22. ncbi Left ventricular hypertrophy regression with antihypertensive treatment: focus on Candesartan
    Cesare Cuspidi
    From Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Università and Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS and Istituto Auxologico, Ospedale S Luca, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press Suppl 2:5-15. 2003
  23. ncbi Reproducibility of nocturnal blood pressure fall in early phases of untreated essential hypertension: a prospective observational study
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 18:503-9. 2004
    ..this was particularly true for extreme dipping and nondipping patterns; (3). abnormalities in nocturnal BP fall, assessed by a single ABPM, cannot be taken as independent predictors of increased cardiovascular risk...
  24. ncbi A comparison of blood pressure control in a hypertension hospital clinic between 1997 and 2000
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica e Terapia Medica, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Italy
    Blood Press 11:223-8. 2002
    ..2) To investigate the prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) according to different levels of BP control...
  25. ncbi Short-term reproducibility of nocturnal non-dipping pattern in recently diagnosed essential hypertensives
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica Generale e Terapia Medica, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Italy
    Blood Press 11:79-83. 2002
    ..To investigate in a selected population of patients with a recently diagnosed essential hypertension the short-term intrasubject variability of diurnal changes in blood pressure (BP)...
  26. ncbi Awareness of hypertension guidelines in general practice: a pilot study in Lombardy
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, University of Milan, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 3:60-3. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate, in a local survey in the northern area of Lombardy, the general practitioners' knowledge of the WHO/ISH guidelines...
  27. ncbi Prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy and carotid thickening in a large selected hypertensive population: impact of different echocardiographic and ultrasonographic diagnostic criteria
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto of Clinica Medica Generale and Terapia Medica and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, University of Milan, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 10:142-9. 2001
    ..Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and increased carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) represent independent risk factors for cardiovascular disease...
  28. ncbi High prevalence of cardiac and extracardiac target organ damage in refractory hypertension
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica e Terapia Medica and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore, IRCCS Milano, Italy
    J Hypertens 19:2063-70. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of cardiac and extracardiac TOD in patients with refractory hypertension (RH) compared with well-controlled treated hypertensives (C)...
  29. ncbi Evaluation of target organ damage in arterial hypertension: which role for qualitative funduscopic examination?
    C Cuspidi
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico IRCCS, University of Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 2:702-6. 2001
    ....
  30. ncbi Target organ damage and non-dipping pattern defined by two sessions of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in recently diagnosed essential hypertensive patients
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica e Terapia Medica and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS Milano, Italy
    J Hypertens 19:1539-45. 2001
    ....
  31. ncbi Influence of different echocardiographic criteria for detection of left ventricular hypertrophy on cardiovascular risk stratification in recently diagnosed essential hypertensives
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica e Terapia Medica and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 15:619-25. 2001
    ..So the detection of LVH plays an important role for decision-making in hypertensives...
  32. ncbi Trends in hypertension control and left ventricular hypertrophy over three years
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, University of Milan, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 3:514-9. 2002
    ....
  33. ncbi Improvement of patients' knowledge by a single educational meeting on hypertension
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica Generale e Terapia Medica and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, University of Milan, Ospedale Maggiore, IRCCS, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 15:57-61. 2001
    ....
  34. ncbi Awareness of hypertension guidelines in primary care: results of a regionwide survey in Italy
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica e Terapia Medica and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Ospedale S Luca, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 17:541-7. 2003
    ..Physicians with longer duration of clinical practice represent a particularly relevant target group for these interventions...
  35. ncbi Left ventricular hypertrophy in treated hypertensive patients with good blood pressure control outside the clinic, but poor clinic blood pressure control
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Instituto di Clinica Medica e Terapia Medica and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 21:1575-81. 2003
    ..These patients were compared with treated hypertensives whose BP was well controlled under the three circumstances...
  36. ncbi Impact of carotid intima-media thickening on risk stratification in elderly hypertensives
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica, Medica e Terapia Medica and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 12:25-31. 2003
    ....
  37. ncbi Reduced nocturnal fall in blood pressure, assessed by two ambulatory blood pressure monitorings and cardiac alterations in early phases of untreated essential hypertension
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica e Terpia Medica and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 17:245-51. 2003
    ..In this population setting, cardiac structural alterations are a more sensitive marker of the impact of the nocturnal BP load on cardiovascular system than other extracardiac signs of TOD...
  38. ncbi Short and long-term impact of a structured educational program on the patient's knowledge of hypertension
    C Cuspidi
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, University of Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 1:839-43. 2000
    ..We organized a structured educational intervention aimed at 1) assessing the patient's baseline knowledge of hypertension, 2) verifying the short and long-term impact of this initiative on patient's education...
  39. ncbi Change in cardiovascular risk profile by echocardiography in medium-risk elderly hypertensives
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica e Terapia Medica, Centro di Fisologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Via F Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 17:101-6. 2003
    ....
  40. ncbi Compliance to hypertension guidelines in clinical practice: a multicentre pilot study in Italy
    C Cuspidi
    Institute of Internal Medicine and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Università di Milano and Ospedale Maggiore Milano, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 16:699-703. 2002
    ..Thus, our findings indicate that the majority of general practitioners manage hypertensive patients according to a simple BP-based approach rather than a more integrated approach based on global risk stratification...
  41. ncbi Cardiovascular risk stratification in hypertensive patients: impact of echocardiography and carotid ultrasonography
    C Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica e Terapia Medica and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Italy
    J Hypertens 19:375-80. 2001
    ..Decision about the management of hypertensive patients should not be based on the level of blood pressure alone, but also on the presence of other risk factors, target organ damage (TOD) and cardiovascular and renal disease...
  42. pmc Non-dipper treated hypertensive patients do not have increased cardiac structural alterations
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Clinica Medica Generale e Terapia Medica, Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 1:1. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to assess whether a reduced nocturnal fall in blood pressure (BP), established on the basis of a single 24-h BP monitoring, in treated essential hypertensives is related to more prominent cardiac alterations...
  43. ncbi Metabolic syndrome and multiple organ damage in essential hypertension
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 17:195-203. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi Retinal microvascular changes and target organ damage in untreated essential hypertensives
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore, IRCCS, Milano and Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Hypertens 22:2095-102. 2004
    ....
  45. doi Body mass index, nocturnal fall in blood pressure and organ damage in untreated essential hypertensive patients
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 13:318-24. 2008
    ..We sought to investigate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and parameters derived from 48-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) as well as organ damage in human hypertension...
  46. doi Prevalence and clinical correlates of right ventricular hypertrophy in essential hypertension
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    J Hypertens 27:854-60. 2009
    ..Thus, the prevalence and clinical correlates of RVH have been investigated in essential hypertension...
  47. doi Nocturnal blood pressure in untreated essential hypertensives
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Blood Press 20:335-41. 2011
    ..This suggests that options aimed at restoring a blunted nocturnal BP fall may be insufficient to prevent cardiovascular complications unless night-time BP values are fully normalized...
  48. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of left atrial enlargement in essential hypertension: role of ventricular geometry and the metabolic syndrome: the Evaluation of Target Organ Damage in Hypertension study
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare and Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico IRCCS, and Istituto Auxologico Italiano Milano, Italy
    J Hypertens 23:875-82. 2005
    ..Although data on hypertension-induced left ventricular changes are extensive, relatively little information is available on LA size from large-scale studies...
  49. doi Improving cardiovascular risk stratification in essential hypertensive patients by indexing left ventricular mass to height(2.7)
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Hypertens 27:2465-71. 2009
    ..7) are still undefined. We investigated the prevalence, clinical correlates and extracardiac organ damage of such a cardiac phenotype in essential hypertensive patients...
  50. doi Aortic root dilatation in hypertensive patients: a multicenter survey in echocardiographic practice
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 20:267-73. 2011
    ..Data from clinical practice are rather scant. Thus, we examined the prevalence and correlates of ARD in a large sample of hypertensive patients referred by general practitioners for a routine echocardiographic examination...
  51. doi Left and right ventricular structural changes in obese hypertensives
    Meilikemu Masaidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Italy
    Blood Press 18:23-9. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship of obesity with RVH and biventricular hypertrophy in essential hypertension...
  52. doi Self-reported weight and height: implications for left ventricular hypertrophy detection. An Italian multi-center study
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Clin Exp Hypertens 33:192-201. 2011
    ..The error is related to the clinical characteristics of patients and is more pronounced when LVM is normalized to height(2.7)...
  53. ncbi Role of echocardiography and carotid ultrasonography in stratifying risk in patients with essential hypertension: the Assessment of Prognostic Risk Observational Survey
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Istituto di Clinica Medica e Terapia Medica, Universita di Milano, Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 20:1307-14. 2002
    ..However, current guidelines do not recommend systematic use of ultrasound examination of heart and large arteries in evaluating the cardiovascular risk in patients with hypertension...
  54. ncbi Normal values of left-ventricular mass: echocardiographic findings from the PAMELA study
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Hypertens 30:997-1003. 2012
    ....
  55. doi Is retinal arteriolar-venular ratio associated with cardiac and extracardiac organ damage in essential hypertension?
    Meilikemu Masaidi
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 27:1277-83. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship between retinal arteriolar-venular ratio (AVR) and left ventricular hypertrophy, carotid atherosclerosis and microalbuminuria in essential hypertension...
  56. doi Metabolic syndrome, left ventricular hypertrophy and carotid atherosclerosis in hypertension: a gender-based study
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Health Science, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 22:138-43. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the risk of developing left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and carotid atherosclerosis is different in men and women with MS...
  57. doi Indexing cardiac parameters in echocardiographic practice: do estimates depend on how weight and height have been assessed? A study on left atrial dilatation
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    J Am Soc Hypertens 5:177-83. 2011
    ..4% versus 1.6 %, P < .001) or by criterion 2 (2.1% versus 0.1%, P < .001). The error is related to demographic characteristics of patients and is more pronounced when LA diameter is normalized to height...
  58. ncbi Left ventricular geometry, ambulatory blood pressure and extra-cardiac organ damage in untreated essential hypertension
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 15:124-31. 2010
    ..Thus, in untreated essential hypertensives we assessed the relationship between LV geometry, ambulatory BP and markers of vascular and renal OD...
  59. ncbi How reliable is isolated clinical hypertension defined by a single 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring?
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:315-20. 2007
    ..This definition is based on a single ABP monitoring (ABPM) and little attention has been focused on the reproducibility of this condition...
  60. ncbi Effects of antihypertensive treatment on ultrasound measures of myocardial fibrosis in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: results of a randomized trial comparing the angiotensin receptor antagonist, candesartan and the angiotensin-co
    Michele M Ciulla
    Istituto di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Universita di Milano, Italia
    J Hypertens 27:626-32. 2009
    ..To compare the effects of the angiotensin II receptor antagonist candesartan with the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor enalapril on myocardial fibrosis evaluated by echoreflectivity analysis...
  61. ncbi Reproducibility of dipping/nondipping pattern in untreated essential hypertensive patients: impact of sex and age
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnologies, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 12:101-6. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate the intrasubject short-term reproducibility of nocturnal blood pressure patterns (dipping/nondipping) in essential hypertensive patients in relation to age (<50 and > or =50 years) and sex...
  62. ncbi Association of left atrial enlargement with left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic dysfunction: a tissue Doppler study in echocardiographic practice
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 21:24-30. 2012
    ..Left atrial (LA) enlargement is a powerful risk factor for cardiovascular diseases; little information is available about its prevalence and correlates in subjects free of overt cardiac disease seen in echocardiographic practice...
  63. doi Prevalence and correlates of echocardiographic left atrial enlargement in hypertensive outpatients in clinical practice
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Clin Exp Hypertens 33:328-35. 2011
    ..This cardiac parameter is closely related to LV mass and its severity is highly prevalent in women...
  64. ncbi The Hyper-Pract Study : a multicentre survey on the accuracy of the echocardiographic assessment of hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy in clinical practice
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano
    Blood Press 17:124-8. 2008
    ..These results indicate that a quantitative assessment of LVH and LV function is rarely provided in clinical practice...
  65. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of multiple organ damage in a never-treated hypertensive population: role of ambulatory blood pressure
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 13:7-13. 2008
    ..Available evidence on multiple target organ damage (TOD) in the early phases of essential hypertension is scanty. We examined the prevalence and correlates of multiple TOD in never-treated patients with recently diagnosed hypertension...
  66. ncbi Nocturnal nondipping and left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertension: an updated review
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:781-92. 2010
    ..Whether restoring the normal nocturnal BP dip in hypertensives with LVH regresses cardiac damage at present remains an untested hypothesis...