M Feola

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Placebo or trimetazidine (99m)Tc tetrofosmin myocardial SPECT and low-dose dobutamine echocardiography in hibernating myocardium
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Medicine Service, Ospedale Santa Croce e Carle Cuneo, Cuneo, Italy
    Arch Med Res 37:117-22. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Myocardial scar and insulin resistance predict cardiovascular events in severe ischaemic myocardial dysfunction: a perfusion-metabolism positron emission tomography study
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce Carle, Via Coppino 26, Cuneo, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 29:448-54. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Reversible impairment of coronary flow reserve in takotsubo cardiomyopathy: a myocardial PET study
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce Carle Cuneo, Cuneo, Italy
    J Nucl Cardiol 15:811-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Cardiotoxicity after anthracycline chemotherapy in breast carcinoma: effects on left ventricular ejection fraction, troponin I and brain natriuretic peptide
    Mauro Feola
    Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Heart Failure Unit Ospedale SS Trinita Fossano, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 148:194-8. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin improves myocardial perfusion in a patient with hypercholesterolemia and single-vessel coronary disease
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 31:166-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlation between cognitive impairment and prognostic parameters in patients with congestive heart failure
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce ASL, Cuneo, Italy
    Arch Med Res 38:234-9. 2007
  7. pmc Correlation between delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance and nitrate myocardial Tc-99m tetrofosmin scintigraphy in myocardial infarction: a case report
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce Carle Cuneo, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 1:120. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of plasma brain natriuretic peptide, urea nitrogen, and creatinine in outpatients >70 years of age with heart failure
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce, Carle Cuneo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:705-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint The acute administration of trimetazidine modified myocardial perfusion and left ventricular function in 31 patients with ischaemic ventricular dysfunction
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 20:315-20. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Comparison between immunoradiometric and fluorimetric brain natriuretic peptide determination in patients with congestive heart failure
    M Feola
    Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Heart Failure Unit, SS Trinita Hospital, Via Ospedale 4, 12045 Fossano, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:554-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Placebo or trimetazidine (99m)Tc tetrofosmin myocardial SPECT and low-dose dobutamine echocardiography in hibernating myocardium
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Medicine Service, Ospedale Santa Croce e Carle Cuneo, Cuneo, Italy
    Arch Med Res 37:117-22. 2006
    ..This study compared TMZ (99m)Tc tetrofosmin SPECT and low-dose dobutamine echocardiography (LDDE) as predictors of functional recovery of hibernating myocardium after coronary revascularization...
  2. doi request reprint Myocardial scar and insulin resistance predict cardiovascular events in severe ischaemic myocardial dysfunction: a perfusion-metabolism positron emission tomography study
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce Carle, Via Coppino 26, Cuneo, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 29:448-54. 2008
    ..This study determined whether the amount of viable or non-viable myocardium detected with a PET scan or clinical-functional parameters might predict cardiovascular events...
  3. doi request reprint Reversible impairment of coronary flow reserve in takotsubo cardiomyopathy: a myocardial PET study
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce Carle Cuneo, Cuneo, Italy
    J Nucl Cardiol 15:811-7. 2008
    ..The precise etiology of takotsubo cardiomyopathy remains unclear. The study of myocardial blood flow (MBF) and coronary flow reserve (CFR) by use of positron emission tomography might help in understanding this syndrome...
  4. doi request reprint Cardiotoxicity after anthracycline chemotherapy in breast carcinoma: effects on left ventricular ejection fraction, troponin I and brain natriuretic peptide
    Mauro Feola
    Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Heart Failure Unit Ospedale SS Trinita Fossano, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 148:194-8. 2011
    ..We planned to evaluate the early and 2-year modification of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) and the effects of chemotherapy on troponin I and neurohormonal assessment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin improves myocardial perfusion in a patient with hypercholesterolemia and single-vessel coronary disease
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 31:166-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlation between cognitive impairment and prognostic parameters in patients with congestive heart failure
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce ASL, Cuneo, Italy
    Arch Med Res 38:234-9. 2007
    ..Cognitive impairment has been observed in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). We analyzed in-hospital CHF patients with neuropsychological tests attempting to correlate the results with prognostic parameters...
  7. pmc Correlation between delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance and nitrate myocardial Tc-99m tetrofosmin scintigraphy in myocardial infarction: a case report
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce Carle Cuneo, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 1:120. 2007
    ..Delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance imaging (DE-MRI) has been recently proposed as an alternative tool in identifying myocardial viability and transmural distribution of necrosis in the myocardium...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of plasma brain natriuretic peptide, urea nitrogen, and creatinine in outpatients >70 years of age with heart failure
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce, Carle Cuneo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:705-9. 2005
    ..0001). In patients with HF who were >70 years old, BNP, NYHA class, and renal function predicted adverse outcome. In patients with severe HF, BNP was better than NYHA class in predicting future events...
  9. ncbi request reprint The acute administration of trimetazidine modified myocardial perfusion and left ventricular function in 31 patients with ischaemic ventricular dysfunction
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 20:315-20. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the acute administration of TMZ improved myocardial perfusion and modified left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) in ischaemic left ventricular impairment...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison between immunoradiometric and fluorimetric brain natriuretic peptide determination in patients with congestive heart failure
    M Feola
    Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Heart Failure Unit, SS Trinita Hospital, Via Ospedale 4, 12045 Fossano, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:554-8. 2010
    ..This study compared two different methods, namely the immunoradiometric (IRMA) and fluorimetric (FIA), in order to determine plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) in congestive heart failure (CHF) patients...
  11. pmc Effects of levosimendan/furosemide infusion on plasma brain natriuretic peptide, echocardiographic parameters and cardiac output in end-stage heart failure patients
    Mauro Feola
    Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Heart Failure Unit Ospedale SS Trinita, Fossano, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 17:PI7-13. 2011
    ..Acute decompensation heart failure (ADHF) remains a cause of hospitalization in patients with end-stage congestive HF. The administration of levosimendan in comparison with a standard therapy in CHF patients admitted for ADHF was analysed...
  12. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of adenosine 99mTc tetrofosmin SPECT for the diagnosis of left anterior descending coronary artery disease in patients with chest pain and left bundle branch block
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Nucl Med Commun 25:265-9. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Trimetazidine improves myocardial perfusion and left ventricular function in ischemic left ventricular dysfunction
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 29:117-8. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of the addition of a low dose of spironolactone on brain natriuretic peptide plasma level and cardiopulmonary function in patients with moderate congestive heart failure
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiology, Ospedale S Croce Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 9:CR341-5. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Reversible inverse mismatch in transient left ventricular apical ballooning: perfusion/metabolism positron emission tomography imaging
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:587-90. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of coronary artery disease in hypertensive patients with chest pain and complete left bundle branch block: utility of adenosine Tc-99m tetrofosmin SPECT
    Mauro Feola
    Cardiology Department, S Croce Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 27:510-5. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the utility of Tc-99m tetrofosmin SPECT for the diagnosis of CAD in 35 hypertensive patients with left bundle branch block hospitalized for chest pain...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Syncope and professional driving: the role of the occupational physician]
    G L Rosso
    Dipartimento di Malattie Cardiovascolari, Ospedale Santa Croce Carle, Cuneo
    Med Lav 98:204-15. 2007
    ..Via health surveillance, the occupational physician can play an important role in the prevention of such events...
  18. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide can predict the medium-term risk in patients with acute heart failure and preserved systolic function
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, Italy
    J Card Fail 11:498-503. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that measurement of BNP levels in ambulatory patients with HF and preserved LVEF can predict the occurrence of cardiovascular events in the next 6 months...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prognostic role of B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with diabetes and acute decompensated heart failure
    N Aspromonte
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale S Croce Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Diabet Med 24:124-30. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Fall in readmission rate for heart failure after implementation of B-type natriuretic peptide testing for discharge decision: a retrospective study
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 126:400-6. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint [Professional drivers and psychoactive substances consumption: results from medical surveillance at the workplace in Piedmont region]
    G L Rosso
    Specialista in Medicina del Lavoro, S C Emergenza Sanitaria Territoriale 118, A S L CN1, Cuneo, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 33:203-6. 2011
    ..The main purpose of this study was to investigate the use of psychoactive substances among professional drivers...
  22. doi request reprint Plasma brain natriuretic peptide predicts short-term clinical outcome in heart failure patients with restrictive filling pattern
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases Ospedale Santa Croce Carle Cuneo, Cuneo, Italy
    J Card Fail 14:420-5. 2008
    ..Plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is an important parameter of severity in congestive heart failure (CHF). We analyzed if BNP might stratify 6-month clinical outcome in outpatients with CHF with restrictive mitral filling pattern...
  23. ncbi request reprint Early diagnosis of congestive heart failure: clinical utility of B-type natriuretic peptide testing associated with Doppler echocardiography
    Nadia Aspromonte
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Santo Spirito Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:406-13. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Predicting cardiac events with Tl201 dipyridamole myocardial scintigraphy in renal transplant recipients
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiology, Service of Nuclear Medicine, Santa Croce Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    J Nephrol 15:48-53. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of thallium-201 dipyridamole myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) to predict major cardiac events in these patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of frequency of insulin resistance after coronary stenting in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with versus without coronary restenosis
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce e Carle, Via Coppino 26, 12100 Cuneo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 94:777-80. 2004
    ..02), and had smaller K(itt)% (2.9 +/- 1.6%/min vs 3.7 +/- 1.4%/min, p = 0.04) and larger titers of growth hormone (1.36 +/- 1.5 vs 0.68 +/- 0.6 ng/ml, p = 0.02)...
  26. doi request reprint Additive prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in elderly patients with heart failure
    Angela B Scardovi
    Department of Cardiology, St Spirito Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Clin Sci (Lond) 116:415-22. 2009
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  27. doi request reprint High OPCAB surgical volume improves midterm event-free survival
    Marco Agostini
    Cardiovascular Department, S Croce e Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Heart Surg Forum 12:E250-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the midterm results of the initial phase of off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) surgery adoption in a single surgical unit, assessing the impact of procedural volume...
  28. doi request reprint Oxygen pulse as a predictor of cardiopulmonary events in lung resection
    Andrea Campione
    Department of Surgery, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Cuneo Hospital, Via Coppino 26, 12100 Cuneo, Italy
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 18:147-52. 2010
    ..Cardiopulmonary exercise tests are helpful for stratifying patients undergoing thoracic surgery. Perioperative complications seem to be strongly related to left ventricular function and physical performance...
  29. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy modifies the neurohormonal profile, hemodynamic and functional capacity in heart failure patients
    Endrj Menardi
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Arch Med Res 39:702-8. 2008
    ..Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has been shown to improve the clinical status and survival in congestive heart failure (CHF) patients, but little is known about its influence on neurohormonal profile...
  30. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic Peptide-guided treatment for predicting outcome in patients hospitalized in sub-intensive care unit with acute heart failure
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, S Donà di Piave Venice
    J Card Fail 14:219-24. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to demonstrate that variations in BNP levels during hormone-guided treatment and measured body hydration status enable the timing of the patient's discharge to be optimized...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of left ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction: efficacy of physical training]
    Camillo Taglieri
    Riabilitazione Cardiologica, Ospedale SS Trinità Fossano, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 70:51-8. 2008
    ..The positive effect of aerobic training on cardiac remodelling might be related to the positive effect on neurhormonal assessment, to he improvement of microcirculatory myocardial perfusion and of endothelial function...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cellular immunostaining of angiotensin-converting enzyme in human coronary atherosclerotic plaques
    Flavio Ribichini
    Catheterization Laboratory, Ospedale Maggiore della Carita, Universita del Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1143-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the cellular localization of angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) in the atherosclerotic plaque and its correlation with inflammation and cellular proliferation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Rapid brain natriuretic peptide test and Doppler echocardiography for early diagnosis of mild heart failure
    Nadia Aspromonte
    Heart Failure Unit and Department of Cardiology, Santo Spirito Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Clin Chem 52:1802-8. 2006
    ..The early identification of patients at risk for the development of clinical heart failure (HF) is a new challenge in an effort to improve outcomes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association study of the I/D polymorphism and plasma angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) as risk factors for stent restenosis
    Flavio Ribichini
    Division of Cardiology, Universita del Piemonte Orientale, Ospedale Maggiore della Carita, Novara, Italy
    Clin Sci (Lond) 107:381-9. 2004
    ..Other than sample size, clinical variables can modulate the association between ID polymorphism and ISR. Plasma ACE level is a risk factor for ISR, independently of the ID genotype...
  35. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary beta-irradiation for the treatment of de novo lesions: 5-year clinical follow-up of the BetAce randomized trial
    Valeria Ferrero
    Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Section of Cardiology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Am Heart J 153:398-402. 2007
    ..Despite initial positive results, long-term follow-up has shown a progressive loss of benefit in clinical outcome after beta-irradiation. We report the 5-year follow-up of the BetAce trial...