Ugo Corra

Summary

Affiliation: Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation for patients with ventricular assist device from exercise therapy to long-term therapy. Part I: Exercise therapy
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno NO, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 76:27-32. 2011
  2. doi request reprint A new cardiopulmonary exercise testing prognosticating algorithm for heart failure patients treated with beta-blockers
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Laboratory for the Analysis of Cardio Respiratory Signals, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Via per Revislate 13, Veruno, NO, Italy
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:185-91. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory response to exercise improves risk stratification in patients with chronic heart failure and intermediate functional capacity
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Istituto di Ricerca e Cura a Carettere Scientifico, Veruno, NO, Italy
    Am Heart J 143:418-26. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep and exertional periodic breathing in chronic heart failure: prognostic importance and interdependence
    Ugo Corra
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno, Italy
    Circulation 113:44-50. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and prognosis in chronic heart failure: a prognosticating algorithm for the individual patient
    Ugo Corra
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Fondazione S Maugeri, Via per Revislate, 13, 28010 Veruno, Italy
    Chest 126:942-50. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Limited predictive value of cardiopulmonary exercise indices in patients with moderate chronic heart failure treated with carvedilol
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Institute for Care and Research, IRCCS, Veruno, Italy
    Am Heart J 147:553-60. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of time-related changes of cardiopulmonary exercise testing indices in stable chronic heart failure: a pragmatic and operative scheme
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:186-92. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Oscillatory ventilation during exercise in patients with chronic heart failure: clinical correlates and prognostic implications
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno, Italy
    Chest 121:1572-80. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and prognosis in heart failure due to systolic left ventricular dysfunction: a validation study of the European Society of Cardiology Guidelines and Recommendations (2008) and further developments
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno NO, Italy
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:32-40. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Contribution of peak respiratory exchange ratio to peak VO2 prognostic reliability in patients with chronic heart failure and severely reduced exercise capacity
    Alessandro Mezzani
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno Scientific Institute, Veruno, Italy
    Am Heart J 145:1102-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation for patients with ventricular assist device from exercise therapy to long-term therapy. Part I: Exercise therapy
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno NO, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 76:27-32. 2011
    ..Both early progressive mobilization and exercise training may improve the overall condition of VAD patients, and favorably impact their clinical course...
  2. doi request reprint A new cardiopulmonary exercise testing prognosticating algorithm for heart failure patients treated with beta-blockers
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Laboratory for the Analysis of Cardio Respiratory Signals, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Via per Revislate 13, Veruno, NO, Italy
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:185-91. 2012
    ..Compared to previous proposals, the present preliminary attempt includes EOV instead of VE/VCO2 slope as ventilatory CPET parameter, and peak SBP as hemodynamic-derived index...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory response to exercise improves risk stratification in patients with chronic heart failure and intermediate functional capacity
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Istituto di Ricerca e Cura a Carettere Scientifico, Veruno, NO, Italy
    Am Heart J 143:418-26. 2002
    ..Thus, supplementary exertional indexes are greatly needed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep and exertional periodic breathing in chronic heart failure: prognostic importance and interdependence
    Ugo Corra
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno, Italy
    Circulation 113:44-50. 2006
    ..Whether these conditions are associated and whether excess risk may be attributed to respiratory disorders in general, rather than specifically during sleep or exercise, is unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and prognosis in chronic heart failure: a prognosticating algorithm for the individual patient
    Ugo Corra
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Fondazione S Maugeri, Via per Revislate, 13, 28010 Veruno, Italy
    Chest 126:942-50. 2004
    ..This review, through a critical examination of previous experiences, will focus on the prognostic application of CPX, defining a proficient outline of treatment for the individual patient...
  6. ncbi request reprint Limited predictive value of cardiopulmonary exercise indices in patients with moderate chronic heart failure treated with carvedilol
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Institute for Care and Research, IRCCS, Veruno, Italy
    Am Heart J 147:553-60. 2004
    ..Therefore, we sought to investigate the prognostic role of gas-exchange parameters obtained from symptom-limited cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPX) in patients with CHF that is treated with carvedilol...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of time-related changes of cardiopulmonary exercise testing indices in stable chronic heart failure: a pragmatic and operative scheme
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:186-92. 2006
    ..The aim was to verify the prognostic value of time-related changes (Delta) of symptom-limited cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPX) indices in stable chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Oscillatory ventilation during exercise in patients with chronic heart failure: clinical correlates and prognostic implications
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno, Italy
    Chest 121:1572-80. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, clinical characteristics, and outcome of patients with chronic heart failure and EOV...
  9. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and prognosis in heart failure due to systolic left ventricular dysfunction: a validation study of the European Society of Cardiology Guidelines and Recommendations (2008) and further developments
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno NO, Italy
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:32-40. 2012
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  10. ncbi request reprint Contribution of peak respiratory exchange ratio to peak VO2 prognostic reliability in patients with chronic heart failure and severely reduced exercise capacity
    Alessandro Mezzani
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno Scientific Institute, Veruno, Italy
    Am Heart J 145:1102-7. 2003
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  11. doi request reprint Perioperative and postoperative predictors of outcome in patients with low ejection fraction early after coronary artery bypass grafting: the additional value of left ventricular remodeling
    Pier Luigi Temporelli
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno NO, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:441-7. 2008
    ..Scant data exist on factors that may identify outcome in patients with severe left ventricular (LV) dysfunction early after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)...
  12. doi request reprint Exercise haemodynamic variables rather than ventilatory efficiency indexes contribute to risk assessment in chronic heart failure patients treated with carvedilol
    Ugo Corra
    Laboratory for the Analysis of Cardio Respiratory Signals, Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Via per Revislate, 13, 28010 Veruno No, Italy
    Eur Heart J 30:3000-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the prognostic significance of traditional cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) parameters in chronic heart failure (CHF) patients treated with beta-blockers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Anaerobic and aerobic relative contribution to total energy release during supramaximal effort in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Alessandro Mezzani
    Cardiology Division, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Veruno Scientific Institute, Veruno, Italy
    J Appl Physiol 104:97-102. 2008
    ..aerobic contribution in this effort domain remains the same within the physiology- or pathology-induced limits to individual peak exercise performance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Maximal accumulated oxygen deficit in patients with chronic heart failure
    Alessandro Mezzani
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation Veruno Scientific Institute, Veruno, Italy
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:424-32. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Central adaptations to exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure
    Alessandro Mezzani
    Salvatore Maugeri Foundation IRCCS, Veruno Scientific Institute Cardiology Division, Laboratory for the Analysis of Cardiorespiratory Signals, Via per Revislate, 13, Veruno NO, 28010, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 13:13-20. 2008
    ..As most studies considered in this review were conducted in the pre-beta-blockers era, the possibility to extend the conclusions of this paper to chronic heart failure patients on beta-blocking therapy remains to be verified...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation for patients with ventricular assist device from exercise therapy to long-term therapy. Part II: long-term therapy
    Massimo Pistono
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno NO, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 76:136-45. 2011
    ..e. infection, stroke, device thrombosis, gastrointestinal bleeding, recurrent HF symptomatology with or without multisystem organ failure, and occurrence of ventricular arrhythmias...
  17. doi request reprint Upper intensity limit for prolonged aerobic exercise in chronic heart failure
    Alessandro Mezzani
    Cardiology Division Laboratory for the Analysis of Cardiorespiratory Signals, S Maugeri Foundation, Veruno Scientific Institute, Veruno, Italy
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:633-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate CP in a group of CHF and in two groups of age-matched untrained (UT-N) and trained (TR-N) normal subjects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chronic heart failure-related myopathy and exercise training: A developing therapy for heart failure symptoms
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno, Cardiology Department, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 45:157-72. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic heart failure-related myopathy and exercise training: a developing therapy for heart failure symptoms
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Verona, Italy
    Curr Probl Cardiol 28:521-47. 2003
  20. doi request reprint Permanent atrial fibrillation affects exercise capacity in chronic heart failure patients
    Piergiuseppe Agostoni
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Istituto di Cardiologia, Universita di Milano, Via Parea 4, 20138 Milano, Italy
    Eur Heart J 29:2367-72. 2008
    ..The influence of permanent atrial fibrillation on exercise tolerance and cardio-respiratory function during exercise in heart failure (HF) is unknown...
  21. doi request reprint Peak oxygen consumption and prognosis in heart failure: 14 mL/kg/min is not a "gender-neutral" reference
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno, NO, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:157-61. 2013
    ..Peak oxygen consumption (VO2) predictive authority in heart failure (HF) has been established from male cohorts. We evaluated the gender impact on the prognostic meaning of low peak VO2...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antiremodeling effect of long-term exercise training in patients with stable chronic heart failure: results of the Exercise in Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Chronic Heart Failure (ELVD-CHF) Trial
    Pantaleo Giannuzzi
    Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Via Revislate, 13, 28013 Veruno, Italy
    Circulation 108:554-9. 2003
    ..The effects of exercise training (ET) on left ventricular (LV) remodeling in chronic heart failure are not definitively established, and the safety of ET in these patients is still debated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Executive summary of the position paper of the Working Group on Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC): core components of cardiac rehabilitation in chronic heart failure
    Ugo Corra
    Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Institute for Clinical Care and Research IRCCS, Scientific Institute of Veruno, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:321-5. 2005
  24. doi request reprint Reduced exercise capacity in early-stage amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Role of skeletal muscle
    Alessandro Mezzani
    Exercise Pathophysiology Laboratory, Cardiac Rehabilitation Division, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno Scientific Institute, Veruno NO, Italy
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 13:87-94. 2012
    ..Early-stage ALS patients show a SM similar to N, but with a reduced peak VO(2)/kg SM. Such a reduced peripheral O(2) utilization is consistent with deconditioning as the main cause of impaired exercise capacity in this population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Central sleep apnea in left ventricular dysfunction: prevalence and implications for arrhythmic risk
    Paola A Lanfranchi
    Division of Cardiology, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri IRCCS, Veruno, Italy
    Circulation 107:727-32. 2003
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Age-related prolongation of phase I of VO2 on-kinetics in healthy humans
    Alessandro Mezzani
    Rehabilitative Cardiology Division Exercise Pathophysiology Laboratory, RCCS Veruno Scientific Institute, Veruno NO, Italy
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 299:R968-76. 2010
    ..e., 20 s)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Unreliability of the %VO2 reserve versus %heart rate reserve relationship for aerobic effort relative intensity assessment in chronic heart failure patients on or off beta-blocking therapy
    Alessandro Mezzani
    Cardiology Division, S Maugeri Foundation, Veruno Scientific Institute, 28010 Veruno No, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:92-8. 2007
    ..Percentage of heart rate reserve (%HRR) has been shown to be equivalent to percentage of VO2 reserve (%VO2R) in normal individuals, but it is not clear whether this is also true for chronic heart failure (CHF) patients...
  28. doi request reprint Standards for the use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing for the functional evaluation of cardiac patients: a report from the Exercise Physiology Section of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation
    Alessandro Mezzani
    S Maugeri Foundation, Veruno Scientific Institute, Cardiology Division, Veruno NO, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:249-67. 2009
    ..The full potentialities of CPET in the clinical and research setting still remain largely underused and strong efforts are recommended to promote a more widespread use of CPET in the functional evaluation of cardiac patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Future perspectives in cardiac rehabilitation: a new European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Position Paper on 'secondary prevention through cardiac rehabilitation'
    Ugo Corra
    Division of Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Veruno NO, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:723-5. 2007