M Facchini

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Affiliation: Istituto Auxologico Italiano
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased left ventricular dimensions in patients with frequent nonsustained ventricular arrhythmia and no evidence of underlying heart disease
    M Facchini
    Department of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 10:1433-8. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Recovery of cardiac autonomic responsiveness with low-intensity physical training in patients with chronic heart failure
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Via Spagnoletto, 3 20147, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 4:159-66. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Markers of electrical instability in hypertensive patients with and without ventricular arrhythmias. Are they useful in identifying patients with different risk profiles?
    M Facchini
    Department of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 18:763-8. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Low-K+ dependent QT prolongation and risk for ventricular arrhythmia in anorexia nervosa
    Mario Facchini
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano
    Int J Cardiol 106:170-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between baseline sympatho-vagal balance and the autonomic response to cardiac rehabilitation after a first uncomplicated myocardial infarction
    G Malfatto
    Division of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRRCS, University of Milan
    Ital Heart J 1:226-32. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term lifestyle changes maintain the autonomic modulation induced by rehabilitation after myocardial infarction
    G Malfatto
    Divisione di Riabilitazione Cardiologica, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Via Spagnoletto, 3 20147, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 74:171-6. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Different baseline sympathovagal balance and cardiac autonomic responsiveness in ischemic and non-ischemic congestive heart failure
    G Malfatto
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:197-202. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes of autonomic cardiac profile after a 3-week integrated body weight reduction program in severely obese patients
    M Facchini
    Division of Cardiology, Italian Institute for Auxology, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:138-42. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the non-linear rate-dependency of QT interval in humans
    G Malfatto
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milano
    Europace 5:163-70. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Different ventricular remodelling and autonomic modulation after long-term beta-blocker treatment in hypertensive, ischaemic and idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Division of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:840-5. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Increased left ventricular dimensions in patients with frequent nonsustained ventricular arrhythmia and no evidence of underlying heart disease
    M Facchini
    Department of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 10:1433-8. 1999
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  2. ncbi request reprint Recovery of cardiac autonomic responsiveness with low-intensity physical training in patients with chronic heart failure
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Via Spagnoletto, 3 20147, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 4:159-66. 2002
    ..A gradual worsening of autonomic control of cardiovascular function accompanies the progression of heart failure. Exercise training modulates autonomic balance, and may affect the prognosis of the disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Markers of electrical instability in hypertensive patients with and without ventricular arrhythmias. Are they useful in identifying patients with different risk profiles?
    M Facchini
    Department of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 18:763-8. 2000
    ..This information cannot be extrapolated to the population of hypertensive patients with ventricular arrhythmias but without left ventricular hypertrophy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Low-K+ dependent QT prolongation and risk for ventricular arrhythmia in anorexia nervosa
    Mario Facchini
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano
    Int J Cardiol 106:170-6. 2006
    ..QT prolongation and ventricular arrhythmia have been proposed as the mechanism for sudden death in anorexia nervosa. The prevalence and the cause of QT prolongation remain controversial...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relationship between baseline sympatho-vagal balance and the autonomic response to cardiac rehabilitation after a first uncomplicated myocardial infarction
    G Malfatto
    Division of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRRCS, University of Milan
    Ital Heart J 1:226-32. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to define the factors implicated in determining the autonomic response to cardiovascular rehabilitation after myocardial infarction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term lifestyle changes maintain the autonomic modulation induced by rehabilitation after myocardial infarction
    G Malfatto
    Divisione di Riabilitazione Cardiologica, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Via Spagnoletto, 3 20147, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 74:171-6. 2000
    ..In conclusion, after a first myocardial infarction, the persistence of the potentially beneficial effect of rehabilitation on the sympathovagal balance depends on the compliance to the lifestyle changes proposed during the initial phase...
  7. ncbi request reprint Different baseline sympathovagal balance and cardiac autonomic responsiveness in ischemic and non-ischemic congestive heart failure
    G Malfatto
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:197-202. 2001
    ..A profound autonomic unbalance is present in heart failure: its correlation with the etiology of the disease has never been investigated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Changes of autonomic cardiac profile after a 3-week integrated body weight reduction program in severely obese patients
    M Facchini
    Division of Cardiology, Italian Institute for Auxology, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:138-42. 2003
    ..The reduction of heart rate and the increase in parasympathetic activity may consistently contribute to a reduction of the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and of sudden cardiac death, still high in this patients' group...
  9. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the non-linear rate-dependency of QT interval in humans
    G Malfatto
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milano
    Europace 5:163-70. 2003
    ..Repolarization has rate-dependent and rate-independent components. A function considering such components separately was validated in canine Purkinje fibres and applied to the QT/RR relation in humans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Different ventricular remodelling and autonomic modulation after long-term beta-blocker treatment in hypertensive, ischaemic and idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Division of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:840-5. 2007
    ..In this retrospective analysis, we investigated the influence of aetiology on autonomic modulation and reverse ventricular remodelling induced by beta-blockade in heart failure...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Favourable effects of cardiovascular rehabilitation on funcional capacity and autonomic balance in elderly patients with heart failure]
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Divisione di Riabilitazione Cardiologica, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 64:94-9. 2005
    ..Thus, in heart failure patients age does not hinder the favorable clinical and autonomic modulation induced by cardiovascular rehabilitation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Different effects of antiarrhythmic drugs on the rate-dependency of QT interval: a study with amiodarone and flecainide
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 50:535-40. 2007
    ..The analysis is now extended to the effects on the QT/RR relationship of amiodarone and flecainide, 2 widely used antiarrhythmic drugs affecting repolarization...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reverse ventricular remodeling and improved functional capacity after ventricular resynchronization in advanced heart failure
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Division of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:578-83. 2005
    ..We describe the time course of echocardiographic and functional recovery after resynchronization in 31 patients (mean age 67 +/- 8 years)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Original articles primary coronary angioplasty and subsequent cardiovascular rehabilitation are linked to a favorable sympathovagal balance after a first anterior myocardial infarction
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Division of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:21-7. 2005
    ..Even less is known on the autonomic effects of rehabilitation in patients undergoing PTCA...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Does the etiology of heart failure affect tone response and autonomic reactivity to cardiovascular rehabilitation?]
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Divisione di Riabilitazione Cardiologica, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Via Spagnoletto, 3 20149 Milano
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 60:101-6. 2003
    ..Independently from the underlying disease, all clinically stable patients with heart failure can benefit from rehabilitation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term treatment with the beta-blocker carvedilol restores autonomic tone and responsiveness in patients with moderate heart failure
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Division of Cardiology, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 42:125-31. 2003
    ..Therefore, combined autonomic and hemodynamic effects may determine the favorable effects of beta-blockers in heart failure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous vs. sequential biventricular pacing in dilated cardiomyopathy: an acute hemodynamic study
    Giovanni B Perego
    Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Ospedale S Luca, Via Spagnoletto 3, 20149 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:305-13. 2003
    ..We tested the hypothesis that further improvements can be obtained using sequential biventricular pacing by optimizing both atrioventricular and interventricular delays...
  18. doi request reprint Left cardiac sympathetic denervation for catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
    Arthur A M Wilde
    University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    N Engl J Med 358:2024-9. 2008
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