Gianluca Iacobellis

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Threshold values of high-risk echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:887-92. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin expression in human epicardial adipose tissue in vivo is lower in patients with coronary artery disease
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Cytokine 29:251-5. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A rare and asymptomatic case of mitral valve tophus associated with severe gouty tophaceous arthritis
    G Iacobellis
    Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:965-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of thyroid function with body mass index, leptin, insulin sensitivity and adiponectin in euthyroid obese women
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:487-91. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of uncomplicated obesity in an Italian obese population
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Center for Human Nutrition, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9052, USA
    Obes Res 13:1116-22. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Epicardial adipose tissue and insulin resistance in obese subjects
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6300-2. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Epicardial adipose tissue: anatomic, biomolecular and clinical relationships with the heart
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management, Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2:536-43. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Normal serum alanine aminotransferase activity in uncomplicated obesity
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Dipartimento Scienze Cliniche, Universitr La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Roma, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:6018-21. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Aminotransferase activity in morbid and uncomplicated obesity: predictive role of fasting insulin
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:442-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Different "weight" of cardiac and general adiposity in predicting left ventricle morphology
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management, Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1679-84. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Threshold values of high-risk echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:887-92. 2008
    ..In this study, we sought to provide threshold values of echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness associated with metabolic and anthropometric risk factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin expression in human epicardial adipose tissue in vivo is lower in patients with coronary artery disease
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Cytokine 29:251-5. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, there is no knowledge on whether other visceral depots of adipose tissue, including the epicardial fat, have any metabolically active role, including production of adiponectin...
  3. ncbi request reprint A rare and asymptomatic case of mitral valve tophus associated with severe gouty tophaceous arthritis
    G Iacobellis
    Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:965-6. 2004
    ..Chronic tophaceous gout has become less common since the introduction of the pharmacological treatment. Moreover, cardiac valve gouty tophi have been very rarely reported...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of thyroid function with body mass index, leptin, insulin sensitivity and adiponectin in euthyroid obese women
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:487-91. 2005
    ..Aim of the study We sought to evaluate thyroid function and its possible relationship with body mass index (BMI), leptin, adiponectin and insulin sensitivity in euthyroid obese women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of uncomplicated obesity in an Italian obese population
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Center for Human Nutrition, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9052, USA
    Obes Res 13:1116-22. 2005
    ..The existence of healthy obese subjects has been suggested but not clearly reported. We sought to address the prevalence of uncomplicated obesity and adverse risk factors in a large Italian obese population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epicardial adipose tissue and insulin resistance in obese subjects
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6300-2. 2005
    ..Epicardial fat reflects intraabdominal visceral fat, and the echocardiographic assessment of this tissue is an easy and reliable marker of visceral adiposity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epicardial adipose tissue: anatomic, biomolecular and clinical relationships with the heart
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management, Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2:536-43. 2005
    ..In this paper, we briefly review the rapidly emerging evidence pointing to a specific role of epicardial adipose tissue both as a cardiac risk marker and as a potentially active player in the development of cardiac pathology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Normal serum alanine aminotransferase activity in uncomplicated obesity
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Dipartimento Scienze Cliniche, Universitr La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Roma, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 11:6018-21. 2005
    ..To evaluate serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) activity in a well-characterized group of uncomplicated obese subjects and its correlation with insulin resistance, plasma adiponectin, and leptin concentrations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Aminotransferase activity in morbid and uncomplicated obesity: predictive role of fasting insulin
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:442-7. 2007
    ..However, whether obesity per se or obesity-related co-morbidities affect aminotransferase activity is still unclear. In this study we sought to evaluate serum aminotransferase activity in morbid and uncomplicated obese subjects..
  10. ncbi request reprint Different "weight" of cardiac and general adiposity in predicting left ventricle morphology
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management, Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1679-84. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, the close anatomical and functional relationship of epicardial adipose tissue to the adjacent myocardium should readily allow local, paracrine interactions between these tissues...
  11. doi request reprint Relation of epicardial fat and alanine aminotransferase in subjects with increased visceral fat
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:179-83. 2008
    ..However, the potential link between cardiac adiposity, emerging index of visceral adiposity, and fatty liver is still unexplored...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relation between epicardial adipose tissue and left ventricular mass
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 94:1084-7. 2004
    ..We found for the first time that an increase in epicardial fat is significantly related to an increase in left ventricular mass...
  13. ncbi request reprint Huge mediastinal goiter: an unusual cause of precordial pain
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Clinica Medica 2, Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Thyroid 14:635. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Relationship of insulin sensitivity and left ventricular mass in uncomplicated obesity
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Endocrinology Section, Department of Clinical Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Obes Res 11:518-24. 2003
    ..We studied uncomplicated obesity as a model to evaluate the influence of insulin sensitivity per se on left ventricular mass (LVM) and geometry...
  15. pmc Images in cardiology: Worm-shaped thrombus mimicking Chiari's network in a cocaine user
    G Iacobellis
    Heart 88:4. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint Adapted changes in left ventricular structure and function in severe uncomplicated obesity
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Center for Human Nutrition, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75390 9052, USA
    Obes Res 12:1616-21. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate cardiac structure and function in uncomplicated severely obese subjects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Epicardial fat from echocardiography: a new method for visceral adipose tissue prediction
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome Italy
    Obes Res 11:304-10. 2003
    ..VAT is recognized as an important indicator of high cardiovascular and metabolic risk. Several methods are applied to estimate VAT, with different results...
  18. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic epicardial adipose tissue is related to anthropometric and clinical parameters of metabolic syndrome: a new indicator of cardiovascular risk
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:5163-8. 2003
    ..387; P = 0.03) were the strongest independent variables correlated with epicardial adipose tissue. Echocardiographic epicardial adipose tissue could be applied as an easy and reliable imaging indicator of VAT and cardiovascular risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint High circulating vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is related to a better systolic function in diabetic hypertensive patients
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Cytokine 27:25-30. 2004
    ..We sought to test the hypothesis that circulating VEGF levels could influence the cardiac performance in type 2 diabetic hypertensive patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Combined treatment with tranexamic acid and oral contraceptive pill causes coronary ulcerated plaque and acute myocardial infarction
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 18:239-40. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Influence of excess fat on cardiac morphology and function: study in uncomplicated obesity
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Obes Res 10:767-73. 2002
    ..To evaluate whether or not "uncomplicated" obesity (without associated comorbidities) is really associated with cardiac abnormalities...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relation of subepicardial adipose tissue to carotid intima-media thickness in patients with human immunodeficiency virus
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management at the Michael G deGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 99:1470-2. 2007
    ..81, p <0.01). In conclusion, this study suggests, for the first time, that epicardial adipose tissue, an index of cardiac adiposity, may be significantly related to subclinical atherosclerosis in HIV-infected patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acute insulin infusion decreases plasma ghrelin levels in uncomplicated obesity
    Frida Leonetti
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Regul Pept 122:179-83. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, the mechanism of the suggested inhibitory effect of insulin on ghrelin is still unclear and no data about the effect of acute insulin infusion on plasma ghrelin concentration in obese subjects are available...
  24. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mass and +276 G/G single nucleotide polymorphism of the adiponectin gene in uncomplicated obesity
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:368-72. 2006
    ..01 and p < 0.05, respectively). This study showed that LVM is significantly higher in uncomplicated obese subjects carrying the G/G genotype at position 276 of the human adiponectin gene...
  25. ncbi request reprint Epicardial adipose tissue is related to carotid intima-media thickness and visceral adiposity in HIV-infected patients with highly active antiretroviral therapy-associated metabolic syndrome
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management at the Michael G deGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Curr HIV Res 5:275-9. 2007
    ..Detection of epicardial fat thickness, new index of visceral adiposity in non HIV-infected patients, might be important as diagnostic tool in HIV-infected patients on HAART...
  26. ncbi request reprint Different plasma ghrelin levels after laparoscopic gastric bypass and adjustable gastric banding in morbid obese subjects
    Frida Leonetti
    Division of Endocrinology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy 00161
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:4227-31. 2003
    ..Significant difference in plasma ghrelin levels between LRYGBP and LASGB was found, suggesting that both procedures could induce weight loss by different mechanisms in which ghrelin could be involved...
  27. doi request reprint Relation of epicardial fat thickness to right ventricular cavity size in obese subjects
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 104:1601-2. 2009
    ..42, p <0.01) in overall subjects. In conclusion, increased RV epicardial fat accumulation is associated with enlarged RV cavity size...
  28. doi request reprint Substantial changes in epicardial fat thickness after weight loss in severely obese subjects
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    1Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1693-7. 2008
    ..Measurement of echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness may provide an additional tool in understanding the metabolic risk associated with variation in fat distribution...
  29. ncbi request reprint Epicardial adipose tissue as new cardio-metabolic risk marker and potential therapeutic target in the metabolic syndrome
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Pharm Des 13:2180-4. 2007
    ..In this article, epicardial adipose tissue's structure, function, method of assessment and reliability as a diagnostic tool and potential therapeutic target is reviewed...
  30. doi request reprint Adipokines and cardiometabolic profile in primary hyperaldosteronism
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2391-8. 2010
    ..Primary aldosteronism (PA) has been recently associated with an unfavorable cardiometabolic profile. However, whether pro- and antiinflammatory adipokines levels can vary in PA is unknown...
  31. doi request reprint Relationship of epicardial fat thickness and fasting glucose
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cardiol 128:424-6. 2008
    ..Echocardiographic epicardial fat measurement may be an additional tool for diabetes-related cardiac risk stratification...
  32. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiology: Massive epicardial adipose tissue indicating severe visceral obesity
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Cardiol 26:237. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of epicardial and pericardial fat thickness assessed by echocardiography in African American and non-Hispanic White men: a pilot study
    Howard J Willens
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:311-6. 2008
    ..This study explores whether this racial pattern of VAT distribution extends to the intrathoracic VAT...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association of beta2 adrenergic receptor polymorphisms and related haplotypes with triglyceride and LDL-cholesterol levels
    Antonio Petrone
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Hum Genet 14:94-100. 2006
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  35. doi request reprint Blood pressure and other determinants of new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients at high cardiovascular risk in the Ongoing Telmisartan Alone and in Combination With Ramipril Global Endpoint Trial/Telmisartan Randomized AssessmeNt Study in ACE iNtoleran
    Paolo Verdecchia
    Department of Medicine, Hospital of Assisi, Assisi, Italy
    J Hypertens 30:1004-14. 2012
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Epicardial fat thickness and left ventricular mass in subjects with adrenal incidentaloma
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1400 NW 10th Ave, Dominion Tower Suite 805 807, Miami, FL, 33136, USA
    Endocrine 44:532-6. 2013
    ..Echocardiographic epicardial fat may serve as non-invasive marker of visceral fat and earlier cardiac abnormalities in patients with adrenal incidentaloma...
  37. doi request reprint Echocardiographic epicardial fat: a review of research and clinical applications
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:1311-9; quiz 1417-8. 2009
    ..However, more evidence is necessary to evaluate whether echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness may become a routine way of assessing cardiovascular risk in a clinical setting...
  38. ncbi request reprint Emergency department equipment for obese patients: perceptions of adequacy
    Navneet Singh
    Honours Program Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 59:140-5. 2007
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  39. ncbi request reprint Small, dense low-density lipoprotein and C-reactive protein in obese subjects with and without other criteria for the metabolic syndrome
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Center for Human Nutrition, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 1:599-604. 2007
    ..However the extent to which obese subjects manifest small, dense low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particles without other characteristics of the metabolic syndrome (MS) remains unknown...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cancer in Italian obese patients referred for bariatric surgery
    Cristian Boru
    Department of Surgery Paride Stefanini, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Obes Surg 15:1171-6. 2005
    ..An association between obesity and cancer has been shown in large epidemiological studies. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and types of malignancies in an Italian cohort of obese patients referred to a bariatric center...
  41. ncbi request reprint Is obesity a risk factor for atrial fibrillation?
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Center for Human Nutrition, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2:134-5. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical, physiopathological and dietetic aspects of metabolic syndrome
    F Leonetti
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 34:S134-9. 2002
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  43. doi request reprint Epicardial fat thickness and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in obese subjects
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:332-6. 2014
    ..The hypothesis that echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness is independently associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in obese subjects is tested...
  44. ncbi request reprint Do cardiac and perivascular adipose tissue play a role in atherosclerosis?
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, St Joseph s Hospital, 50 Charlton Avenue East, 5th Fontbonne Building, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Curr Diab Rep 8:20-4. 2008
    ..The double role of epicardial and perivascular adipose tissue in the development of cardiovascular pathology and/or in protecting the heart and arteries warrants further studies...
  45. doi request reprint Epicardial fat: from the biomolecular aspects to the clinical practice
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, 1400 NW 10th Ave, Dominion Tower Suite 805 807, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 43:1651-4. 2011
    ..Because epicardial and myocardial tissues share the same coronary arterial supply it is reasonable to hypothesize that improved local vascularisation may resume epicardial fat to its physiological role...
  46. doi request reprint Epicardial adipose tissue: emerging physiological, pathophysiological and clinical features
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Trends Endocrinol Metab 22:450-7. 2011
    ..Particular emphasis is placed on the paracrine/endocrine properties of epicardial fat and its role in the development and progression of atherosclerosis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Exercise training can modify the natural history of diabetic peripheral neuropathy
    Stefano Balducci
    Health Care Team, Metabolic Fitness Association, Monterotondo, Rome, Italy
    J Diabetes Complications 20:216-23. 2006
    ..Diabetes is the most important cause of peripheral neuropathy (DPN). No definitive treatment for DPN has been established, and very few data on the role of exercise training on DPN have been reported...
  48. ncbi request reprint Treatment of obesity: a challenging task
    Arya M Sharma
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Obesity Research and Management at the Michael G deGroote School of Medicine, Hamilton, Canada
    Contrib Nephrol 151:212-20. 2006
    ..Successful obesity treatment should be defined as long-term weight loss maintenance. In this chapter, we briefly review the current evidences regarding the treatment of obesity...
  49. doi request reprint Epicardial adipose tissue adiponectin expression is related to intracoronary adiponectin levels
    G Iacobellis
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Horm Metab Res 41:227-31. 2009
    ..49, p<0.01, p<0.05, respectively). Our study showed that intracoronary adiponectin levels reflect systemic adiponectin levels. Epicardial adipose tissue could partially contribute to adiponectin levels in the coronary circulation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity assessment in uncomplicated obese women: comparison of indices from fasting and oral glucose load with euglycemic hyperinsulinemic clamp
    F Leonetti
    Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 14:366-72. 2004
    ..Several formulae developed from measurements in the fasting state and during the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) have been proposed to assess insulin sensitivity...
  51. ncbi request reprint Relationship of epicardial adipose tissue with atrial dimensions and diastolic function in morbidly obese subjects
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Int J Cardiol 115:272-3. 2007
    ..In this study we showed for the first time that increase in epicardial fat thickness is significantly correlated with atria enlargement and impairment in diastolic filling in morbidly obese subjects...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in lean and obese individuals: an evenly or unevenly dangerous condition
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:243-6. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Adiposity of the heart
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Ann Intern Med 145:554-5; author reply 555. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint True uncomplicated obesity is not related to increased left ventricular mass and systolic dysfunction
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:2257; author reply 2258. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in the metabolic syndrome
    Giuseppe Palasciano
    Clinica Medica A Murri, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 13:2193-8. 2007
    ..Novel diagnostic tools and life style modifications together with targeted therapeutic actions are urgently needed for the management of liver dysfunction in course of metabolic syndrome...
  56. ncbi request reprint Cardiomyocyte apoptosis in cocaine-induced myocarditis with involvement of bundle of His and left bundle branch
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Int J Cardiol 112:116-8. 2006
    ..We report an unusual case of myocarditis involving the bundle of His and left bundle branch and cardiac myocytes apoptosis in otherwise healthy occasional cocaine abuser...
  57. ncbi request reprint Inadequacy of therapeutic education: a risk factor of hypoglycaemia
    Carmine Lepore
    Department of Internal Medicine F, Lastaria Hospital, Lucera Foggia, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 62:61-2. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Effect of acute hyperinsulinemia on ventricular repolarization in uncomplicated obesity
    Gianluca Iacobellis
    Int J Cardiol 99:161-3. 2005
    ..Aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of acute hyperinsulinemia on QTc interval and QTc dispersion in uncomplicated obesity...