Stefano Fumagalli

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age, left atrial dimension and arterial stiffness after external cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. A vascular component in arrhythmia maintenance? Results from a preliminary study
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Intensive Care Unit and Geriatric Arrhythmology Unit, Division of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, and Research Unit of Medicine of Aging, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Viale Pieraccini, 6, 50139, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 26:327-30. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Determinants of All-Cause Mortality in Different Age Groups in Patients With Severe Systolic Left Ventricular Dysfunction Receiving an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (from the Italian ClinicalService Multicenter Observational Project)
    Stefano Fumagalli
    ICU, Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine Unit, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1691-6. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of the usefulness of cardiac resynchronization therapy in three age-groups (<65, 65-74 and ≥75 Years) (from the InSync/InSync ICD Italian Registry)
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine Unit, Critical Care Medicine and Surgery Department, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:1510-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Coenzyme Q10 terclatrate and creatine in chronic heart failure: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Clin Cardiol 34:211-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation is a possible marker of frailty in hospitalized patients: results of the GIFA Study
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Intensive Care Unit, Geriatric Medicine Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:129-33. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Multiple shocks affect thoracic electrical impedance during external cardioversion of atrial fibrillation
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Department of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:371-7. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of thoracic electrical impedance in external electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Geriatrics, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 98:82-7. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics, management and prognosis of elderly patients in the Euro Heart Survey on atrial fibrillation
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:517-23. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Renal, but not systemic, hemodynamic effects of dopamine are influenced by the severity of congestive heart failure
    Andrea Ungar
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Crit Care Med 32:1125-9. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Resistin level in coronary artery disease and heart failure: the central role of kidney function
    Samuele Baldasseroni
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:150-7. 2013

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Age, left atrial dimension and arterial stiffness after external cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. A vascular component in arrhythmia maintenance? Results from a preliminary study
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Intensive Care Unit and Geriatric Arrhythmology Unit, Division of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, and Research Unit of Medicine of Aging, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Viale Pieraccini, 6, 50139, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 26:327-30. 2014
    ..Aims of this study were to evaluate the predictors of arterial stiffness after external cardioversion (ECV) of AF and to establish whether a link exists between vascular properties and left atrial diameter (LAD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Determinants of All-Cause Mortality in Different Age Groups in Patients With Severe Systolic Left Ventricular Dysfunction Receiving an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (from the Italian ClinicalService Multicenter Observational Project)
    Stefano Fumagalli
    ICU, Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine Unit, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1691-6. 2014
    ..In conclusion, a large proportion of our population was aged ≥75 years. Mortality was related to age and several co-morbidities, except for the oldest patients in whom age alone resulted predictive. ..
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of the usefulness of cardiac resynchronization therapy in three age-groups (<65, 65-74 and ≥75 Years) (from the InSync/InSync ICD Italian Registry)
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine Unit, Critical Care Medicine and Surgery Department, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:1510-6. 2011
    ..The proportion of the responder condition to CRT was the same in all groups. Pharmacologic undertreatment is an important issue in a "real-world" geriatric population...
  4. doi request reprint Coenzyme Q10 terclatrate and creatine in chronic heart failure: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Clin Cardiol 34:211-7. 2011
    ..Studies have suggested that micronutrient deficiency has some role in the progression of chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  5. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation is a possible marker of frailty in hospitalized patients: results of the GIFA Study
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Intensive Care Unit, Geriatric Medicine Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:129-33. 2010
    ..We studied the clinical associations and effects of AF on the 23,174 hospitalized patients enrolled in the GIFA (Gruppo Italiano di Farmacoepidemiologia nell'Anziano) Study...
  6. doi request reprint Multiple shocks affect thoracic electrical impedance during external cardioversion of atrial fibrillation
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Department of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:371-7. 2009
    ..Experimental data suggest that TI decreases after multiple shocks. We undertook a clinical study to determine changes of TI values in patients with atrial fibrillation or flutter requiring ECV...
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of thoracic electrical impedance in external electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Geriatrics, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 98:82-7. 2006
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  8. doi request reprint Characteristics, management and prognosis of elderly patients in the Euro Heart Survey on atrial fibrillation
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:517-23. 2012
    ..Aim of this study was to assess age-related differences in the characteristics, management and prognosis of patients with AF in European cardiology practices...
  9. ncbi request reprint Renal, but not systemic, hemodynamic effects of dopamine are influenced by the severity of congestive heart failure
    Andrea Ungar
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Crit Care Med 32:1125-9. 2004
    ..To determine whether the short-term systemic and renal hemodynamic response to dopamine is influenced by clinical severity of congestive heart failure...
  10. doi request reprint Resistin level in coronary artery disease and heart failure: the central role of kidney function
    Samuele Baldasseroni
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:150-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate resistin levels in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) with or without chronic heart failure, in order to define its independent predictor...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship between cognitive function and 6-minute walking test in older outpatients with chronic heart failure
    Samuele Baldasseroni
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Via delle Oblate 4, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:308-13. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between mild cognitive decline and exercise capacity in older outpatients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduced cardiocirculatory complications with unrestrictive visiting policy in an intensive care unit: results from a pilot, randomized trial
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Circulation 113:946-52. 2006
    ..The aim of this pilot, randomized trial was to compare the complications associated with UVP (single visitor with frequency and duration chosen by patient) and RVP (single visitor for 30 minutes twice a day)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does advanced age affect the immediate and long-term results of direct-current external cardioversion of atrial fibrillation?
    Stefano Fumagalli
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Florence, and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1192-7. 2002
    ..To determine whether advanced age affects the immediate and long-term results of direct-current external cardioversion (ECV) of atrial fibrillation (AF), the sustained arrhythmia most commonly encountered in older patients...
  14. doi request reprint Prognostic stratification of older persons based on simple administrative data: development and validation of the "Silver Code," to be used in emergency department triage
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, Florence, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:159-64. 2010
    ..Whether such targeting can be performed through simple administrative data is unknown...
  15. doi request reprint Epidemiology of suboptimal prescribing in older, community dwellers: a two-wave, population-based survey in Dicomano, Italy
    Francesco Lapi
    Tuscan Regional Centre of Pharmacovigilance, Department of Pharmacology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Drugs Aging 26:1029-38. 2009
    ..Time trends of suboptimal prescribing in older, community dwellers have been poorly investigated, particularly in Italy...
  16. pmc Adiponectin, diabetes and ischemic heart failure: a challenging relationship
    Samuele Baldasseroni
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Geriatric Medicine Unit, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:151. 2012
    ..We evaluated the level of adiponectin in patients with ischemic HF, with and without type 2 diabetes, to elucidate whether the metabolic syndrome was able to influence the relationship between AD and HF...
  17. ncbi request reprint Improved exercise tolerance and quality of life with cardiac rehabilitation of older patients after myocardial infarction: results of a randomized, controlled trial
    Niccolo Marchionni
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Via delle Oblate, 4 50141 Florence, Italy
    Circulation 107:2201-6. 2003
    ..We enrolled patients 46 to 86 years old in a randomized trial and assessed the effects of 2 months of post-myocardial infarction (MI) CR on total work capacity (TWC, in kilograms per meter) and health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  18. doi request reprint Age-dependent prognostic significance of atrial fibrillation in outpatients with chronic heart failure: data from the Italian Network on Congestive Heart Failure Registry
    Samuele Baldasseroni
    Italian Association of Hospital Cardiologists Research Center, University School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Cardiology 116:79-88. 2010
    ..The role of atrial fibrillation (AF) in older patients with heart failure (HF) is controversial because many variables seem to influence their outcome. We investigated the predictivity of AF in 3 age groups of outpatients with HF...
  19. ncbi request reprint Polyunsaturated fatty acids and cardiovascular disease
    Ivan Calzolari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 15:4094-102. 2009
    ..Analysis of their biological actions suggests a variety of anti-arrhythmic, anti-thrombotic, anti-atherosclerotic and anti-inflammatory mechanisms underlying their clinical benefits...
  20. pmc S100A13 is a new angiogenic marker in human melanoma
    Daniela Massi
    Division of Pathological Anatomy, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Mod Pathol 23:804-13. 2010
    ..Therefore, S100A13 may represent a new angiogenic and prognostic marker in melanoma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Thromboxane inhibition improves renal perfusion and excretory function in severe congestive heart failure
    Sergio Castellani
    Sezione Clinica Medica Generale e Cardiologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:133-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether thromboxane inhibition can favorably affect renal perfusion and clinical conditions in patients affected by severe heart failure...