M T La Rovere

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Affiliation: Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of short-term day-time breathing disorders in chronic heart failure patients
    Maria Teresa La Rovere
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Pneumologia e Bioingegneria, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, 27040 Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:949-54. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Short-term heart rate variability strongly predicts sudden cardiac death in chronic heart failure patients
    Maria Teresa La Rovere
    Divisione di Cardiologia e Bioingegneria, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    Circulation 107:565-70. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Applicability and clinical relevance of the transfer function method in the assessment of baroreflex sensitivity in heart failure patients
    Gian Domenico Pinna
    Department of Cardiology and Biomedical Engineering, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Scientific Institute of Montescano, Montescano, PV, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1314-21. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Baroreflex sensitivity as a new marker for risk stratification
    M T La Rovere
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Centro Medico Montescano, Pavia
    Z Kardiol 89:44-50. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint [Baroreflex sensitivity]
    M T La Rovere
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Montescano, PV
    Ital Heart J Suppl 2:472-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Baroreflex sensitivity and heart rate variability in the identification of patients at risk for life-threatening arrhythmias: implications for clinical trials
    M T La Rovere
    Centro Medico di Montescano, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Circulation 103:2072-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between hemodynamic impairment and Cheyne-Stokes respiration and periodic breathing in chronic stable congestive heart failure secondary to ischemic or idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    A Mortara
    Division of Cardiology, Centro Medico di Montescano, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 84:900-4. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing baroreflex sensitivity in post-myocardial infarction patients: comparison of spectral and phenylephrine techniques
    R Maestri
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Care and Scientific Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 31:344-51. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent, carvedilol, improves arterial baroflex gain and heart rate variability in patients with stable chronic heart failure
    A Mortara
    Department of Cardiology, Centro Medico di Montescano, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:1612-8. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Echo-Doppler mitral flow monitoring: an operative tool to evaluate day-to-day tolerance to and effectiveness of beta-adrenergic blocking agent therapy in patients with chronic heart failure
    S Capomolla
    Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1675-84. 2001

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of short-term day-time breathing disorders in chronic heart failure patients
    Maria Teresa La Rovere
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Pneumologia e Bioingegneria, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, 27040 Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:949-54. 2007
    ..Periodic Breathing (PB, waxing and waning of tidal volume in which hyperventilation alternates with periods of apnoea or hypopnoea), is common during sleep and wakefulness in patients with Heart Failure (HF) and may increase mortality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Short-term heart rate variability strongly predicts sudden cardiac death in chronic heart failure patients
    Maria Teresa La Rovere
    Divisione di Cardiologia e Bioingegneria, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    Circulation 107:565-70. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Applicability and clinical relevance of the transfer function method in the assessment of baroreflex sensitivity in heart failure patients
    Gian Domenico Pinna
    Department of Cardiology and Biomedical Engineering, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Scientific Institute of Montescano, Montescano, PV, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1314-21. 2005
    ..We sought to assess applicability, clinical correlates, and prognostic value of the transfer function method for measuring baroreflex sensitivity (TF-BRS)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Baroreflex sensitivity as a new marker for risk stratification
    M T La Rovere
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Centro Medico Montescano, Pavia
    Z Kardiol 89:44-50. 2000
    ..In these patients, the analysis of autonomic activity might be of value in the identification of patients who may need an implantable automatic defibrillator for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Baroreflex sensitivity]
    M T La Rovere
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Montescano, PV
    Ital Heart J Suppl 2:472-7. 2001
    ..The potential clinical interest of these measurements (completely non-invasive) must be still studied in large populations to define both range of normality and prognostic significance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Baroreflex sensitivity and heart rate variability in the identification of patients at risk for life-threatening arrhythmias: implications for clinical trials
    M T La Rovere
    Centro Medico di Montescano, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Circulation 103:2072-7. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between hemodynamic impairment and Cheyne-Stokes respiration and periodic breathing in chronic stable congestive heart failure secondary to ischemic or idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    A Mortara
    Division of Cardiology, Centro Medico di Montescano, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 84:900-4. 1999
    ..001). In conclusion, abnormalities of breathing activity during daytime are significantly associated with a prolonged circulation time and a more severe impairment of systolic and diastolic LV indexes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing baroreflex sensitivity in post-myocardial infarction patients: comparison of spectral and phenylephrine techniques
    R Maestri
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Care and Scientific Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 31:344-51. 1998
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent, carvedilol, improves arterial baroflex gain and heart rate variability in patients with stable chronic heart failure
    A Mortara
    Department of Cardiology, Centro Medico di Montescano, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:1612-8. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate in a case-controlled study whether carvedilol increased baroreflex sensitivity and heart rate variability (HRV)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Echo-Doppler mitral flow monitoring: an operative tool to evaluate day-to-day tolerance to and effectiveness of beta-adrenergic blocking agent therapy in patients with chronic heart failure
    S Capomolla
    Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1675-84. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Periodic breathing in heart failure patients: testing the hypothesis of instability of the chemoreflex loop
    G D Pinna
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Fondazione S Maugeri, Clinica del Lavoro e della Riabilitazione, IRCCS, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, 27040 Montescano PV, Italy
    J Appl Physiol 89:2147-57. 2000
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic infusion of dobutamine and nitroprusside in patients with end-stage heart failure awaiting heart transplantation: safety and clinical outcome
    S Capomolla
    Fondazione S Maugeri, Clinica del Lavoro e della Riabilitazione, IRCCS Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:601-10. 2001
    ..No data comparing the use and efficacy of chronic intravenous inotropic and vasodilator therapy in patients with advanced heart failure are available...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of paced breathing on ventilatory and cardiovascular variability parameters during short-term investigations of autonomic function
    G D Pinna
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Fondazione S Maugeri, IRCCS, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, 27040 Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 290:H424-33. 2006
    ..These findings support the notion that PB does not alter cardiovascular autonomic regulation compared with spontaneous breathing...
  14. doi request reprint Long-term time-course of nocturnal breathing disorders in heart failure patients
    G D Pinna
    Servizio di Bioingegneria Fondazione S Maugeri, IRCCS, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, 27040 Montescano PV, Italy
    Eur Respir J 35:361-7. 2010
    ..Rarely do they show a steady increase or decrease over time. A single baseline recording predicts a persistent behaviour with moderate-to-high accuracy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive measurement of blood pressure variability: accuracy of the Finometer monitor and comparison with the Finapres device
    R Maestri
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Scientific Institute of Montescano, 27040 Montescano, PV, Italy
    Physiol Meas 26:1125-36. 2005
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Fluctuations of the fractal dimension of the electroencephalogram during periodic breathing in heart failure patients
    Roberto Maestri
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Scientific Institute of Montescano, 27040, Montescano, PV, Italy
    J Comput Neurosci 28:557-65. 2010
    ..Other mechanisms, particularly chemical instability in the respiratory control system, are likely to play a role in the genesis of PB...
  17. pmc Pathophysiological and clinical relevance of simplified monitoring of nocturnal breathing disorders in heart failure patients
    Gian Domenico Pinna
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and Cardiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation IRCCS, Scientific Institute of Montescano, Montescano, PV 27040, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:264-72. 2009
    ..We aimed to assess the pathophysiological and clinical relevance of a simplified method for monitoring of PB suitable to be self-managed by the patient at home...
  18. doi request reprint Periodic breathing and state instability during supine laboratory recordings in chronic heart failure patients
    Gian Domenico Pinna
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, S Maugeri Foundation, Montescano, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:5398-401. 2008
    ..These results suggest that in these patients chemical instability secondary to the impaired hemodynamics coexists and interacts with state instability...
  19. doi request reprint Prognostic implications of baroreflex sensitivity in heart failure patients in the beta-blocking era
    Maria Teresa La Rovere
    Divisione di Cardiologia, e Bioingegneria, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Montescano, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:193-9. 2009
    ..This study investigated the clinical correlates and prognostic value of depressed baroreceptor-heart rate reflex sensitivity (BRS) among patients with heart failure (HF), with and without beta-blockade...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory interactions during periodic breathing in awake chronic heart failure patients
    G D Pinna
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, S Maugeri Foundation, Institute of Care and Scientific Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Montescano, I 27040 Montescano, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 278:H932-41. 2000
    ..The timing relationship between ITV and blood pressure signals excludes the possibility that PB represents the effect of a central vasomotor rhythm...
  21. pmc Clinical value of baroreflex sensitivity
    M T La Rovere
    Department of Cardiology, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Montescano, Pavia, Italy
    Neth Heart J 21:61-3. 2013
    ..The evaluation of BRS has been shown to provide clinical and prognostic information in a variety of cardiovascular diseases, including myocardial infarction and heart failure that are reviewed in the present article...
  22. ncbi request reprint Left atrial function: bridge to central and hormonal determinants of exercise capacity in patients with chronic heart failure
    M Ceresa
    Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS, Italy, Pavia
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 58:87-94. 2002
    ..We performed this study to investigate the relationship between exercise capacity and diastolic and systolic left atrium function in patients with chronic heart failure...
  23. doi request reprint Relationship between ventilatory oscillations and fractal dimension of the EEG during daytime periodic breathing in heart failure patients
    Roberto Maestri
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Scientific Institute of Montescano, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:6276-9. 2009
    ..We have also demonstrated that such oscillations can be detected very effectively by a technique based on nonlinear methods...
  24. ncbi request reprint RESP-24: a computer program for the investigation of 24-h breathing abnormalities in heart failure patients
    R Maestri
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Fondazione S Maugeri, Clinica del Lavoro e della Riabilitazione, IRCCS, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Montescano, 27040 Pavia, Italy
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 68:147-59. 2002
    ..We conclude that measurements provided automatically by the RESP-24 software are suitable for screening purposes and clinical trials, although a preventive check of signal quality should be recommended...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal cardiac arrhythmia in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Francesca Olmetti
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Istituto Scientifico di Montescano, Fondazione S Maugeri, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Sleep Med 9:475-80. 2008
    ..We have investigated whether different patterns of OSA are associated with specific arrhythmia during sleep...