L A Ferrara

Summary

Affiliation: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cardiometabolic risk in overweight subjects with or without relative fat-free mass deficiency: The Strong Heart Study
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University Hospital, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 24:271-6. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Lifestyle educational program strongly increases compliance to nonpharmacologic intervention in hypertensive patients: a 2-year follow-up study
    Aldo L Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:767-72. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between post-ischemic forearm blood flow and blood pressure response to maximal exercise in well trained healthy young men
    L Aldo Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini n 5 80131 Naples, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 111:394-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Indexation criteria of ventricular mass and predictive role of blood pressure and body composition
    Liberato Aldo Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 18:1282-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure at rest, during 24 h monitoring and in response to sympathetic stimulation in hypertensive patients with metabolic syndrome
    L Aldo Ferrara
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale Università di Napoli Federico II Via Sergio Pansini 5 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 117:312-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and left ventricular hypertrophy in a general population. Results from the Gubbio Study
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 21:795-801. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Arterial hypertension increases left ventricular mass: role of tight blood pressure control
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 18:637-42. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiac structure and function and arterial circulation in hypertensive patients with and without metabolic syndrome
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 21:729-35. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Is there a relationship between left ventricular mass and plasma glucose and lipids independent of body mass index? Results of the Gubbio Study
    A L Ferrara
    Dept of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Federico II University of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 13:126-32. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinic and ambulatory pulse pressure segregate a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 16:719-24. 2002

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Cardiometabolic risk in overweight subjects with or without relative fat-free mass deficiency: The Strong Heart Study
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Federico II University Hospital, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 24:271-6. 2014
    ..Objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of relative fat-free mass deficiency (RFFMD) on cardiometabolic (CM) risk in obese normoglycemic individuals...
  2. doi request reprint Lifestyle educational program strongly increases compliance to nonpharmacologic intervention in hypertensive patients: a 2-year follow-up study
    Aldo L Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:767-72. 2012
    ..001) were significantly lower in the EC group compared with the UC group. Pharmacologic treatment during the study was similar for all classes of drugs apart from diuretics whose dose was higher in the UC group at the end of the study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between post-ischemic forearm blood flow and blood pressure response to maximal exercise in well trained healthy young men
    L Aldo Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini n 5 80131 Naples, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 111:394-8. 2006
    ..The relationship between peripheral circulation and blood pressure (BP) response to maximal exercise is an intriguing and not yet well defined topic...
  4. ncbi request reprint Indexation criteria of ventricular mass and predictive role of blood pressure and body composition
    Liberato Aldo Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 18:1282-7. 2005
    ..The aims of the present study were to evaluate the prevalence of LVH according to different indexations and different cut-offs and to identify the most useful indexation of LVM to detect hypertension-related LVH...
  5. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure at rest, during 24 h monitoring and in response to sympathetic stimulation in hypertensive patients with metabolic syndrome
    L Aldo Ferrara
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale Università di Napoli Federico II Via Sergio Pansini 5 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 117:312-6. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and left ventricular hypertrophy in a general population. Results from the Gubbio Study
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 21:795-801. 2007
    ..The syndrome is associated to the increase in ventricular mass and the early impairment of diastolic function...
  7. ncbi request reprint Arterial hypertension increases left ventricular mass: role of tight blood pressure control
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 18:637-42. 2004
    ..In conclusion, these findings indicate that hypertensive patients with BP values at levels similar to those in normotensives for a long period do not increase their left ventricular mass in comparison to subjects with normal BP levels...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardiac structure and function and arterial circulation in hypertensive patients with and without metabolic syndrome
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 21:729-35. 2007
    ..They show a deterioration in structure and function of the heart in comparison to hypertensive patients without MS, but no difference was detected in the carotid and peripheral arterial circulation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is there a relationship between left ventricular mass and plasma glucose and lipids independent of body mass index? Results of the Gubbio Study
    A L Ferrara
    Dept of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Federico II University of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 13:126-32. 2003
    ..For this reason we investigated the normotensive subjects in the age range 45-54 yrs (n = 435) of the total population of participants in the Gubbio Population Study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinic and ambulatory pulse pressure segregate a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 16:719-24. 2002
    ..No difference between office and 24 h PP in detecting patients at higher cardiovascular risk was observed. In conclusion, office and 24 h pulse pressures were both able to segregate patients with a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol affects blood pressure regulation
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 16:337-43. 2002
    ..15, P < 0.05). These data support the conclusion that even in patients with recently discovered hypertension, cholesterol levels may influence the BP response to adrenergic stimulation as well as the outcome of target organ disease...
  12. doi request reprint Dietary pattern and blood pressure control in a hypertension outpatient clinic
    L Aldo Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Hypertens Res 30:1043-50. 2007
    ..However, those who return to a diet richer in vegetables, legumes and fish and poorer in saturated fat and salt achieve better control of their BP, without increasing the number of antihypertensive pills...
  13. ncbi request reprint Olive oil and reduced need for antihypertensive medications
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 160:837-42. 2000
    ..This double-blind, randomized crossover study evaluated a possible difference between antihypertensive effects of monounsaturated (MUFA) (extra-virgin olive oil) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) (sunflower oil)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular abnormalities in never-treated hypertensives according to nondipper status
    A L Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 11:1352-7. 1998
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  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of different dietary protein intakes on body composition and vascular reactivity
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:643-9. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of a diet rich in protein of animal origin in comparison to one with a protein intake of about 15% of the total daily calories on body composition and arterial function...
  16. ncbi request reprint Influence of cardiovascular risk factors on relation between angiotensin converting enzyme-gene polymorphism and blood pressure in arterial hypertension
    A Celentano
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 16:985-91. 1998
    ..The angiotensin-converting enzyme gene insertion (I)/deletion (D) polymorphism might be involved in the development of several cardiovascular diseases, but its role in humans remains controversial...
  17. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance, ventricular mass and function in normoglycaemic hypertensives
    L Guida
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Via S. Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:306-11. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Our results indicate that hypertensive patients in the third HOMA tertile (i.e. those with reduced insulin sensitivity) have early diastolic left ventricular abnormalities...
  18. ncbi request reprint Controlled study of the effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition versus calcium-entry blockade on insulin sensitivity in overweight hypertensive patients: Trandolapril Italian Study (TRIS)
    F Galletti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 17:439-45. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of trandolapril, an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, on blood pressure, forearm blood flow and insulin sensitivity in comparison with nifedipine gastrointestinal therapeutic system...
  19. ncbi request reprint Improvement of cardiovascular risk profile in an elderly population of low social level: the ICON (Improving Cardiovascular risk profile in Older Neapolitans) study
    T Marotta
    1Azienda Sanitaria Locale Napoli 1, Unità Operativa Assistenza Sanitaria di Base, Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 21:76-85. 2007
    ..Awareness of their health status was unsatisfactory. Treatment, specifically addressing patient-physician relationship, favourably affected cardiovascular risk profile...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relations of left ventricular mass and systolic function to endothelial function and coronary flow reserve in healthy, new discovered hypertensive subjects
    V Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 19:941-50. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Peak exercise oxygen uptake and left ventricular systolic and diastolic function and arterial mechanics in healthy young men
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Edificio 1 A, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 91:664-8. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Serial speckle tracking and successful post-STEMI percutaneous coronary intervention: incremental value versus visual wall motion analysis
    Vincenzo Schiano Lomoriello
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:768-71. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Aerobic exercise performance correlates with post-ischemic flow-mediated dilation of the brachial artery in young healthy men
    Emiliano Antonio Palmieri
    Departimento di Medicina Clinica e Scienze Cardiovascolari, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 94:113-7. 2005
    ..69, respectively). Our data provide evidence suggesting that in young healthy men a higher submaximal and maximal aerobic exercise performance is associated with a greater FMD of peripheral conduit arteries...