Giovanni B Forleo

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender-related differences in catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, St Ambrogio Clinical Institute, Via Luigi Faravelli, 16 20149 Milan, Italy
    Europace 9:613-20. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Impact of pre-existent areas of complex fractionated atrial electrograms on outcome after pulmonary vein isolation
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Policlinico Universitario Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford, 81, 00133 Roma, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 21:227-34. 2008
  3. doi request reprint First clinical experience with the new four-pole standard connector for high-voltage ICD leads. Early results of a multicenter comparison with conventional implant outcomes
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford, 81, 00133, Rome, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 38:11-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Predictive value of fragmented QRS in primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:779-84. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation guided by a 3D electroanatomical mapping system: a 2-year follow-up study from the Italian Registry On NavX Atrial Fibrillation ablation procedures (IRON-AF)
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Division of Cardiology, Policlinico Universitario Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford, 81, 00133, Rome, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 37:87-95. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Impact of continuous intracardiac ST-segment monitoring on mid-term outcomes of ICD-implanted patients with coronary artery disease. Early results of a prospective comparison with conventional ICD outcomes
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Heart 98:402-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Device monitoring of heart failure in cardiac resynchronization therapy device recipients: a single-center experience with a novel multivector impedance monitoring system
    Giovanni B Forleo
    aDivision of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy bElectrophysiology, Pacemaker and ICD Unit, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece cNational Research Council CNR, Institute of Clinical Physiology, Section of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:726-32. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Clinical and procedural outcome of patients implanted with a quadripolar left ventricular lead: early results of a prospective multicenter study
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Heart Rhythm 9:1822-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of a new magnetic resonance imaging-compatible pacing system: early results of a prospective comparison with conventional dual-chamber implant outcomes
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Heart Rhythm 7:750-4. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between enhanced soluble CD40 ligand and proinflammatory and prothrombotic states in major depressive disorder: pilot observations on the effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor therapy
    Roberto Leo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1760-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender-related differences in catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Center, St Ambrogio Clinical Institute, Via Luigi Faravelli, 16 20149 Milan, Italy
    Europace 9:613-20. 2007
    ..A catheter-based strategy is therefore widely attractive, but the impact of gender on catheter ablation (CA) of AF remains undefined...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of pre-existent areas of complex fractionated atrial electrograms on outcome after pulmonary vein isolation
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Policlinico Universitario Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford, 81, 00133 Roma, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 21:227-34. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint First clinical experience with the new four-pole standard connector for high-voltage ICD leads. Early results of a multicenter comparison with conventional implant outcomes
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford, 81, 00133, Rome, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 38:11-8. 2013
    ..This study aims to test the safety and effectiveness of this newly designed system compared to the conventional DF-1 leads...
  4. doi request reprint Predictive value of fragmented QRS in primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:779-84. 2011
    ..Fragmented QRS (fQRS) on a 12-lead ECG has been associated with adverse outcomes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of fQRS in ICD recipients...
  5. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation guided by a 3D electroanatomical mapping system: a 2-year follow-up study from the Italian Registry On NavX Atrial Fibrillation ablation procedures (IRON-AF)
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Division of Cardiology, Policlinico Universitario Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford, 81, 00133, Rome, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 37:87-95. 2013
    ..This registry was created to describe the experience of 16 Italian centers with a large cohort of AF patients treated with catheter ablation guided by the NavX 3D mapping system...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of continuous intracardiac ST-segment monitoring on mid-term outcomes of ICD-implanted patients with coronary artery disease. Early results of a prospective comparison with conventional ICD outcomes
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Heart 98:402-7. 2012
    ..Although myocardial ischaemia monitored by some implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) might improve patient care, the clinical usefulness of this technology has not yet been validated...
  7. doi request reprint Device monitoring of heart failure in cardiac resynchronization therapy device recipients: a single-center experience with a novel multivector impedance monitoring system
    Giovanni B Forleo
    aDivision of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy bElectrophysiology, Pacemaker and ICD Unit, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece cNational Research Council CNR, Institute of Clinical Physiology, Section of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:726-32. 2013
    ..We investigated the performance of a new intrathoracic multivector impedance monitoring system for the prediction of heart failure events in consecutive device-implanted patients...
  8. doi request reprint Clinical and procedural outcome of patients implanted with a quadripolar left ventricular lead: early results of a prospective multicenter study
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Heart Rhythm 9:1822-8. 2012
    ..Confirmation of these results by long-term observational studies is needed...
  9. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of a new magnetic resonance imaging-compatible pacing system: early results of a prospective comparison with conventional dual-chamber implant outcomes
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Heart Rhythm 7:750-4. 2010
    ..A new pacing system has been designed and tested preclinically for safe use in the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) environment. Experience with this innovative system has not yet been reported...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association between enhanced soluble CD40 ligand and proinflammatory and prothrombotic states in major depressive disorder: pilot observations on the effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor therapy
    Roberto Leo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1760-6. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Early detection of chronic myocardial ischemia in a patient implanted with an ICD capable of intracardiac electrogram monitoring
    Lida P Papavasileiou
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford 81, Rome, Italy
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:532-3. 2011
    ..We report for the first time ischemic intracardiac ST changes detected in a patient with coronary artery disease...
  12. pmc Present concepts in management of atrial fibrillation: From drug therapy to ablation
    Giovanni B Forleo
    Giovanni B Forleo, Luca Santini, Francesco Romeo, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford, 81, 00133 Rome, Italy
    World J Cardiol 1:11-22. 2009
    ..In any case, planning a treatment regimen for AF should include evaluation of the risks inherent in the use of various drugs as well as more invasive strategies...
  13. pmc Esophageal electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation: when esophagus gives a help to cardiologists
    Luca Santini
    Division of Cardiology, Internal Medicine Department, University of Rome Tor Vergata, 00133 Roma, Italy
    Cardiol Res Pract 2011:983937. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Evaluating MRI-compatible pacemakers: patient data now paves the way to widespread clinical application?
    Luca Santini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Policlinico Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 36:270-8. 2013
    ..We will also discuss how to approach the decision whether or not an MRI-conditional system should be implanted and highlight key issues that warrant further studies...
  15. doi request reprint Left ventricular pacing with a new quadripolar transvenous lead for CRT: early results of a prospective comparison with conventional implant outcomes
    Giovanni B Forleo
    University of Rome Tor Vergata, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Rome, Italy
    Heart Rhythm 8:31-7. 2011
    ..A quadripolar LV lead has recently been designed with the purpose of allowing more choices in lead placement location and programming capability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outpatient oesophageal-precordial electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation: an effective and safe technique to restore sinus rhythm
    Luca Santini
    Department of Cardiology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:488-93. 2007
    ..We tested the efficacy, safety and tolerability of a minimally invasive cardioversion technique, not requiring general anaesthesia, performed on an outpatient basis...