Mario Gaudino

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi High risk coronary artery bypass patient: incidence, surgical strategies, and results
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:574-9; discussion 580. 2004
  2. ncbi Patients with in-stent restenosis have an increased risk of mid-term venous graft failure
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:802-4. 2006
  3. ncbi Composite Y internal thoracic artery-saphenous vein grafts: short-term angiographic results and vasoreactive profile
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1139-44. 2004
  4. ncbi Effect of surgical revascularization of a right coronary artery tributary of an infarcted nonischemic territory on the outcome of patients with three-vessel disease: a prospective randomized trial
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardia Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:435-9. 2004
  5. ncbi Implantation in coronary circulation induces morphofunctional transformation of radial grafts from muscular to elastomuscular
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 112:I208-11. 2005
  6. ncbi Arterial versus venous bypass grafts in patients with in-stent restenosis
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 112:I265-9. 2005
  7. ncbi Ten-year Echo-Doppler evaluation of forearm circulation following radial artery removal for coronary artery bypass grafting
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:71-3. 2006
  8. ncbi Survival after aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis: does left ventricular mass regression have a clinical correlate?
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:51-7. 2005
  9. ncbi Atherosclerotic involvement of the radial artery in patients with coronary artery disease and its relation with midterm radial artery graft patency and endothelial function
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1968-71. 2003
  10. ncbi Genetic control of postoperative systemic inflammatory reaction and pulmonary and renal complications after coronary artery surgery
    Mario Gaudino
    Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, Divisione di Cardiochirurgia, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1107-12. 2003

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Publications54

  1. ncbi High risk coronary artery bypass patient: incidence, surgical strategies, and results
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:574-9; discussion 580. 2004
    ..To describe our experience in the treatment of high risk coronary artery bypass patients and compare patients assigned to on-pump or off-pump surgery...
  2. ncbi Patients with in-stent restenosis have an increased risk of mid-term venous graft failure
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:802-4. 2006
    ..This study was designed to evaluate if patients in whom in-stent restenosis developed had an higher risk of early venous graft failure compared with normal patients...
  3. ncbi Composite Y internal thoracic artery-saphenous vein grafts: short-term angiographic results and vasoreactive profile
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1139-44. 2004
    ..The angiographic patency of composite Y internal thoracic artery-saphenous vein grafts has not been investigated in detail...
  4. ncbi Effect of surgical revascularization of a right coronary artery tributary of an infarcted nonischemic territory on the outcome of patients with three-vessel disease: a prospective randomized trial
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardia Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:435-9. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Implantation in coronary circulation induces morphofunctional transformation of radial grafts from muscular to elastomuscular
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 112:I208-11. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi Arterial versus venous bypass grafts in patients with in-stent restenosis
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 112:I265-9. 2005
    ..This study was designed to verify the surgical results in this setting and to evaluate the potential beneficial role of arterial bypass conduits...
  7. ncbi Ten-year Echo-Doppler evaluation of forearm circulation following radial artery removal for coronary artery bypass grafting
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:71-3. 2006
    ..To investigate the chronic consequences of radial artery removal for coronary artery bypass surgery on the forearm circulation...
  8. ncbi Survival after aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis: does left ventricular mass regression have a clinical correlate?
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:51-7. 2005
    ..This study was intended to establish the impact of patient characteristics on post-operative survival in patients referred for aortic valve replacement (AVR), with particular regard to LVMR...
  9. ncbi Atherosclerotic involvement of the radial artery in patients with coronary artery disease and its relation with midterm radial artery graft patency and endothelial function
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1968-71. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi Genetic control of postoperative systemic inflammatory reaction and pulmonary and renal complications after coronary artery surgery
    Mario Gaudino
    Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, Divisione di Cardiochirurgia, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1107-12. 2003
    ..1, respectively (P <.0001). The mean duration of mechanical ventilation was 22.5 +/- 2.1 versus 12.7 +/- 6.7 hours (P <.01). A correlation was found between postoperative interleukin 6 levels and renal and pulmonary complications...
  11. ncbi Long-term survival and quality of life of patients with prolonged postoperative intensive care unit stay: unmasking an apparent success
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:465-9. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the long-term survival and quality of life of patients who faced a prolonged (>10 days) postoperative stay in the intensive care unit and were discharged from the hospital...
  12. doi Is early tracheostomy a risk factor for mediastinitis after median sternotomy?
    Mario Gaudino
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Card Surg 24:632-6. 2009
    ..We conclude that in this study there is no demonstrable link between early tracheostomy after sternotomy and mediastinitis. Early tracheostomy should not be denied due to concerns of increasing the risk of mediastinitis...
  13. ncbi Chronic compensatory increase in ulnar flow and accelerated atherosclerosis after radial artery removal for coronary artery bypass
    Mario Gaudino
    Departments of Cardiac Surgery and Angiology, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:9-12. 2005
    ..Only scant information is available on the chronic consequences of radial artery removal for coronary artery bypass surgery on forearm circulation...
  14. ncbi The -174G/C interleukin-6 polymorphism influences postoperative interleukin-6 levels and postoperative atrial fibrillation. Is atrial fibrillation an inflammatory complication?
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Anaesthesiology, and Cardiology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 108:II195-9. 2003
    ..9% of GG versus 10.4% of non-GG patients (hazard ratio 3.25, 95%CI 1.23 to 8.62). AF patients had higher blood levels of Interleukin-6 and fibrinogen after surgery (P<0.001 for difference between the area under the curve)...
  15. ncbi Effect of target artery location and severity of stenosis on mid-term patency of aorta-anastomosed vs. internal thoracic artery-anastomosed radial artery grafts
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 25:424-8. 2004
    ..To verify the effect of location and severity of stenosis of the target coronary artery (TCA) on mid-term patency of aorta-anastomosed vs. internal thoracic artery (ITA)-anastomosed radial artery (RA) graft...
  16. ncbi Is postoperative calcium channel blocker therapy needed in patients with radial artery grafts?
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:532-5. 2005
    ..This report was conceived to evaluate the angiographic and clinical effects of calcium channel blocker therapy during the first postoperative year...
  17. ncbi Harmonic scalpel reduces bleeding and postoperative complications in redo cardiac surgery
    Nicola Luciani
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:934-8. 2005
    ..The harmonic scalpel has been reported to achieve optimal tissue dissection with little blood loss. The present retrospective work was performed to evaluate the safety and usefulness of this device in redo cardiac surgery...
  18. ncbi Randomized trial of HTK versus warm blood cardioplegia for right ventricular protection in mitral surgery
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Scand Cardiovasc J 47:359-67. 2013
    ..To clarify the reliability of the one-shot histidine-tryptophane-ketoglutarate (HTK) cardioplegia for right ventricular (RV) myocardial protection during mitral surgery, in patients with or without pre-operative RV dysfunction...
  19. ncbi Postoperative inflammatory reaction and atrial fibrillation: simple correlation or causation?
    Amedeo Anselmi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:326-33. 2009
    ..The modulation of post-cardiopulmonary bypass systemic inflammation will probably represent a major therapeutic goal in the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation. Statins seem to be the most promising pharmacological strategy...
  20. doi Assessment of the position of retrograde cardioplegia catheter: comparison of hemodynamic versus manual evaluation in a prospective randomized trial
    Mario Gaudino
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Card Surg 23:638-41. 2008
    ..To evaluate a hemodynamic method for the assessment of the position of the retrograde cardioplegia catheter (RCC) versus conventional Manual Assessment...
  21. ncbi Skeletonization does not influence internal thoracic artery innervation
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Institute of Human Anatomy, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1257-61. 2004
    ..This study was designed to compare the effect of surgical harvesting on internal thoracic artery innervation and to assess the eventual presence of denervation supersensitivity in skeletonized grafts...
  22. doi Aortic expansion rate in patients with dilated post-stenotic ascending aorta submitted only to aortic valve replacement long-term follow-up
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:581-4. 2011
    ..This study was conceived to describe the evolution of aortic dimensions in patients with moderate post-stenotic ascending aorta dilation (50 to 59 mm) submitted to aortic valve replacement (AVR) alone...
  23. ncbi Repeat valvular operations: bench optimization of conventional surgery
    Nicola Luciani
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1279-83. 2006
    ..Repeat heart valve operations have become a quite common procedure. We reviewed our experience with reoperative valvular surgery during a 6-year period to assess the risk factors affecting in-hospital mortality and medium-term survival...
  24. ncbi Late haemodynamic and functional consequences of radial artery removal on the forearm circulation
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 129:255-8. 2008
    ..We aimed at evaluating the late haemodynamic and functional consequences on the forearm circulation of radial artery removal for coronary artery bypass grafting...
  25. ncbi Long-term results of the radial artery used for myocardial revascularization
    Gianfederico Possati
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 108:1350-4. 2003
    ..No information is available on the long-term results of radial artery (RA) grafts used as coronary artery bypass conduits...
  26. ncbi Treatment of mediastinitis using an open irrigation and delayed sternal reconstruction with a pectoralis major muscle flap
    Nicola Luciani
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 4:468-72. 2003
    ..To date, the optimal treatment of mediastinitis is still controversial: the "closed wound" procedures and the "open wound" treatments are the two conventional modalities reported in the literature...
  27. ncbi Left ventricular mass regression after aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis: time course and determinants
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:S55-8. 2004
  28. ncbi Myocardial apoptosis predicts postoperative course after aortic valve replacement in patients with severe left ventricular hypertrophy
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:344-8. 2007
    ..The study aim was to evaluate the impact of cardiomyocyte apoptosis on the postoperative course after aortic valve replacement (AVR) for severe aortic stenosis...
  29. ncbi Midterm angiographic patency and vasoreactive profile of proximal versus distal radial artery grafts
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1987-9. 2005
    ..This study was conceived to evaluate the angiographic patency and tendency to spasm of proximal versus distal RA grafts...
  30. ncbi Myocardial ischemia, stunning, inflammation, and apoptosis during cardiac surgery: a review of evidence
    Amedeo Anselmi
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Campus Biomedico University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 25:304-11. 2004
    ..This review will provide an overview of the major studies about the link between ischemia, myocardial inflammation and apoptosis during and after CS, with particular regard to the markers and methods for apoptosis detection...
  31. ncbi Preoperative C-reactive protein level and outcome following coronary surgery
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:521-6. 2002
    ..It has been suggested that a preoperative level of C-reactive protein (CRP)>5mg/l is predictive of postoperative complications in cardiac surgery patients...
  32. ncbi Different profiles of patients who require dialysis after cardiac surgery
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:825-9; author reply 829-30. 2005
    ..This study was aimed at evaluating the determinants of postoperative dialysis-requiring acute renal failure and at identifying eventual correlations between the different etiologic mechanisms and postoperative prognosis...
  33. ncbi Thoracic radiation therapy and suitability of internal thoracic arteries for myocardial revascularization
    Giuseppe Nasso
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Center for High Technology Research and Education in Biomedical Sciences, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Campobasso, Italy
    Chest 128:1587-92. 2005
    ..We review our experience in this subset of surgical candidates...
  34. ncbi Early vasoreactive profile of skeletonized versus pedicled internal thoracic artery grafts
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:638-41. 2003
    ..No data are available on the early vasoreactive profile of skeletonized internal thoracic artery grafts...
  35. ncbi Coronary artery bypass grafting in type II diabetic patients: a comparison between insulin-dependent and non-insulin-dependent patients at short- and mid-term follow-up
    Nicola Luciani
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1149-54. 2003
    ..Diabetes is a well-established risk factor for coronary artery disease, and it is associated with an increased rate of early and late adverse events after myocardial revascularization by coronary artery bypass grafting...
  36. ncbi The use of internal thoracic artery grafts in patients with aortic coarctation
    Mario Gaudino
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:415-8. 2013
    ..Reports in the literature are controversial: in some cases, the internal thoracic artery was not suitable for revascularization, while in others, it could be used with discordant outcomes. Here, we review the literature on the subject. ..
  37. ncbi Invited commentary
    Mario Gaudino
    Policlinico A Gemelli, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Universita Cattolica, L go A Gemelli 1, Rome, 00168 Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:799-800. 2007
  38. ncbi Managing latex-free mitral valve replacement
    Marco Rossi
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:703-5. 2005
    ..We describe successful mitral valve replacement in a latex-allergic patient using an integrated multidisciplinary approach. We also provide a list of some available latex-free products or latex-free alternatives...
  39. doi Asymptomatic carotid artery disease in valvular heart surgery: impact of systematic screening on surgical strategy and neurological outcome
    Amedeo Anselmi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Angiology 63:171-7. 2012
    ..The prevalence of asymptomatic carotid stenosis is not negligible in patients undergoing isolated valvular surgery. Combined valvular and carotid surgery is safe and reduces the incidence of CEA and stroke/TIA during follow-up...
  40. ncbi Early and late arrhythmias in patients in preoperative sinus rhythm submitted to mitral valve surgery through the superior septal approach
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1181-4. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the early and mid-term alterations of the cardiac rhythm in patients with preoperative sinus rhythm (SR) submitted to mitral valve surgery through the superior septal approach...
  41. ncbi Role of apoptosis in pressure-overload cardiomyopathy
    Amedeo Anselmi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:227-32. 2008
    ..This review discusses the available experimental and clinical evidence with respect to the role played by myocardial apoptosis in pressure-overload cardiomyopathy...
  42. ncbi Severity of coronary artery stenosis at preoperative angiography and midterm mammary graft status
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:119-21. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the correlation between the midterm angiographic results of mammary artery grafts and the preoperative stenosis of the target vessel...
  43. ncbi Risks of using internal thoracic artery grafts in patients in chronic hemodialysis via upper extremity arteriovenous fistula
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 107:2653-5. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi Surgical management of a uterine leiomyoma extending through the inferior vena cava into the right heart
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Catholic University, Policlinico A Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Heart Vessels 17:80-2. 2002
    ..Tumors in the heart and the inferior vena cava were removed using cardiopulmonary bypass and circulatory arrest; 10 days after the cardiac operation, hysteroadnexectomy was performed...
  45. ncbi Acute aortic pathology, Munchausen syndrome, and confirmation bias
    Mario Gaudino
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Emerg Med 45:e183-6. 2013
    ..Patients who are affected can set up such complex and compelling clinical scenarios that they can lead to a bias in the diagnostic process and even to unnecessary surgery...
  46. ncbi Immunohistochemical-scintigraphic correlation of sympathetic cardiac innervation in postischemic left ventricular aneurysms
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Nucl Cardiol 9:601-7. 2002
    ....
  47. ncbi Localization of nitric oxide synthase type III in the internal thoracic and radial arteries and the great saphenous vein: a comparative immunohistochemical study
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:1510-5. 2003
    ..In this study the localization of endothelial nitric oxide synthase type III within the wall of the human internal thoracic and radial arteries and the great saphenous vein was investigated...
  48. doi Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for resuscitation and cardiac arrest management
    Massimo Massetti
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Catholic University, L go Gemelli 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Heart Fail Clin 10:S85-93. 2014
    ..The possible strategies for organ protection during ECMO and the concept of ECMO networks are also reviewed. ..
  49. doi Constrictive pericarditis after cardiac surgery
    Mario Gaudino
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:731-6. 2013
    ..The present paper aims at critically revising the available literature on the topic, emphasizing the need to keep a high level of suspicion for all surgeons and physicians involved in the long-term care of cardiac surgery patients...
  50. pmc Giant coronary sinus aneurysm secondary to right coronary arteriovenous fistula leading to pseudo-mitral stenosis
    Mario Gaudino
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Arch Med Sci 7:533-5. 2011
    ..Severe compression of the left atrium ensued. This led to a clinical and instrumental picture similar to that observed in severe mitral stenosis...
  51. ncbi Normothermia does not improve postoperative hemostasis nor does it reduce inflammatory activation in patients undergoing primary isolated coronary artery bypass
    Mario Gaudino
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:1092-100. 2002
    ..Despite its common acceptance in clinical practice, the effective benefits of normothermic systemic perfusion during coronary artery bypass operations are far from established...
  52. doi How to transform peripheral extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the simplest mid-term paracorporeal ventricular assist device
    Massimo Massetti
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 166:551-3. 2013
    ....
  53. ncbi [Heart surgery interventions in chronic dialysis patients: short- and long-term results]
    Nicola Luciani
    Cattedra di Cardiochirurgia, Dipartimento di Medicina Cardiovascolare, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Francesco Vito, 1, 00168 Roma
    Ital Heart J Suppl 3:746-52. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the short- and long-term follow-up of patients in dialysis undergoing cardiac surgery...
  54. ncbi Polydioxanone sternal sutures for prevention of sternal dehiscence
    Nicola Luciani
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Card Surg 21:580-4. 2006
    ..We tested the efficacy of polydioxanone (PDS) suture in sternal closure and in prevention of complications in comparison to steel wires in high-risk individuals...