G Mariscalco

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of timing of cardiac catheterization on acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery is influenced by the type of operation
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Heart and Vessels, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, Varese, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 173:46-54. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The minithoracotomy approach: a safe and effective alternative for heart valve surgery
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Heart and Vessels, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, Varese, Italy Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:356-64. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury after composite valve-graft replacement for ascending aorta aneurysms
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Heart Vessels 28:229-36. 2013
  4. pmc Atrial fibrillation after pulmonary lobectomy for lung cancer affects long-term survival in a prospective single-center study
    Andrea Imperatori
    Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences, Center for Thoracic Surgery, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:4. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Preoperative statin therapy is not associated with a decrease in the incidence of delirium after cardiac operations
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1439-47. 2012
  6. pmc Bronchogenic cyst associated with pericardial defect: case report and review of the literature
    Andrea Imperatori
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Cardiothorac Surg 6:85. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Rare complication after cardiac surgery: a case report of pyoderma gangrenosum
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Card Surg 24:93-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Unruptured ventricular septal wall dissection. A case report
    G Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Division, Varese University Hospital, Varese, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 47:349-52. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation after isolated coronary surgery affects late survival
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Division, Varese University Hospital, I 21100 Varese, Italy
    Circulation 118:1612-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Preoperative n-3 polyunsatured fatty acids are associated with a decrease in the incidence of early atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Angiology 61:643-50. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint The effect of timing of cardiac catheterization on acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery is influenced by the type of operation
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Heart and Vessels, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, Varese, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 173:46-54. 2014
    ..Since exposure to contrast agents is a relevant contributing factor in the development of postoperative AKI, the optimal timing between cardiac catheterization and surgery is decisive...
  2. doi request reprint The minithoracotomy approach: a safe and effective alternative for heart valve surgery
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Heart and Vessels, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, Varese, Italy Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:356-64. 2014
    ..Tangible benefits include less pain, faster postoperative recovery, and better cosmetic results. As a result, MT has been increasingly used as a routine approach in many centers for both aortic and mitral valve surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury after composite valve-graft replacement for ascending aorta aneurysms
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Heart Vessels 28:229-36. 2013
    ..Concomitant surgical procedures, prolonged CPB-time, and pRBCs >4 units as independent AKI predictors merit further researches enhancing possible preventive strategies...
  4. pmc Atrial fibrillation after pulmonary lobectomy for lung cancer affects long-term survival in a prospective single-center study
    Andrea Imperatori
    Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences, Center for Thoracic Surgery, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:4. 2012
    ..The effect of postoperative AF on long-term survival however has not been studied. Our aim was to evaluate the impact of AF on early outcome and on survival > 5 years after pulmonary lobectomy for lung cancer...
  5. doi request reprint Preoperative statin therapy is not associated with a decrease in the incidence of delirium after cardiac operations
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1439-47. 2012
    ..This study investigated whether preoperative statins were associated with decreased incidence of postoperative delirium in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting...
  6. pmc Bronchogenic cyst associated with pericardial defect: case report and review of the literature
    Andrea Imperatori
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Cardiothorac Surg 6:85. 2011
    ..The cyst was successfully resected with the harmonic scalpel by three-port videothoracoscopic approach...
  7. doi request reprint Rare complication after cardiac surgery: a case report of pyoderma gangrenosum
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Card Surg 24:93-7. 2009
    ..Few cases have been reported after cardiothoracic surgery. We present a case of a pyoderma gangrenosum occurring after coronary artery bypass graft...
  8. ncbi request reprint Unruptured ventricular septal wall dissection. A case report
    G Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Division, Varese University Hospital, Varese, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 47:349-52. 2006
    ..We believe that for IVS hemorrhagic dissection a nonsurgical option can be proposed; surgery should only be considered for myocardial revascularization when indicated. A close echocardiographic follow-up is mandatory...
  9. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation after isolated coronary surgery affects late survival
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Division, Varese University Hospital, I 21100 Varese, Italy
    Circulation 118:1612-8. 2008
    ..Our aim was to ascertain the impact of AF after coronary artery bypass graft on postoperative survival and to assess its prognostic role in cause-specific mortality...
  10. doi request reprint Preoperative n-3 polyunsatured fatty acids are associated with a decrease in the incidence of early atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Angiology 61:643-50. 2010
    ..We investigated whether preoperative PUFA therapy is effective in reducing AF after cardiac surgery during the surgical hospitalization and/or the cardiac rehabilitation period...
  11. doi request reprint Are current smokers paradoxically protected against atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery?
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, I 21100 Varese, Italy
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:58-63. 2009
    ..Smokers are characterized by higher catecholamine levels and tolerance. We tested the hypothesis that smoking patients are less prone to develop postoperative AF...
  12. doi request reprint Papillary fibroelastoma: insight to a primary cardiac valve tumor
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Card Surg 25:198-205. 2010
    ..Although they have minimal hemodynamic effects, their propensity for embolization can result in serious morbidity. The pathophysiology and management of these tumors is the subject of this review...
  13. doi request reprint Postoperative atrial fibrillation is associated with late mortality after coronary surgery, but not after valvular surgery
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, Varese, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1871-6. 2009
    ..However, limited data are available analyzing the association between postoperative AF and late mortality. We sought to determine if AF after cardiac surgery affects postoperative survival...
  14. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: risk factors and their temporal relationship in prophylactic drug strategy decision
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Division, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, I 21100 Varese, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 129:354-62. 2008
    ..Our aim was to identify risk factors between surgical procedures, all having cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in common, and how AF contributes to early and late mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Observational study on the beneficial effect of preoperative statins in reducing atrial fibrillation after coronary surgery
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1158-64. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of preoperative statins in preventing AF after CABG in a longitudinal observational study...
  16. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury: a relevant complication after cardiac surgery
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1539-47. 2011
    ..The development and implementation of potentially protective therapies for AKI remains essential, especially for the relevant impact of AKI on early and late survival...
  17. doi request reprint Imbalance between pro-angiogenic and anti-angiogenic factors in rheumatic and mixomatous mitral valves
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 152:337-44. 2011
    ..Aberrant angiogenesis has been implicated in several pathologic conditions, including valvular heart disease. The aim of this study was to ascertain the pathogenetic role of angiogenesis in rheumatic and mixomatous mitral valve diseases...
  18. doi request reprint Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy complicated by ventricular septal perforation and septal dissection
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, I 21100 Varese, Italy
    Heart Vessels 25:73-5. 2010
    ..We describe the first case of this syndrome complicated with a ventricular septal perforation and dissection...
  19. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery aneurysm: management and association with abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Division, Varese University Hospital, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 15:100-4. 2006
    ..Surgery for CAA is mandatory when the aneurysm is three to four times larger than the original vessel diameter. We reviewed our experience in the surgical treatment of this unusual disease and analyzed its association with AAA...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationship between atrial histopathology and atrial fibrillation after coronary bypass surgery
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Division, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1364-72. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint The clinical noncompliance of oral sotalol/magnesium for prophylactic treatment of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Heart Center, Cardiothoracic Division, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    J Card Surg 22:281-6. 2007
    ..The present aim was to study the clinical compliance of a suggested prophylactic treatment, oral sotalol, and magnesium...
  22. ncbi request reprint Optimal timing of discontinuation of clopidogrel and risk of blood transfusion after coronary surgery. Propensity score analysis
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Circ J 75:2805-12. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the impact of preoperative clopidogrel on the need for blood transfusions with reference to the proper timing of discontinuation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic cardiac papillary fibroelastoma: diagnostic assessment and therapy
    Paolo Borsani
    Cattedra di Cardiochirurgia, Universita degli Studi dell Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy
    J Card Surg 21:77-80. 2006
    ..Histologic evaluation confirmed the diagnosis. Papillary fibroelastoma should be always considered in the differential diagnosis of intracardiac masses...
  24. doi request reprint Transthoracic echocardiography is adequate for the diagnosis of right coronary artery aneurysms
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Division, Varese University Hospital, Italy
    J Card Surg 23:72-4. 2008
    ..Transesophageal echocardiography was not performed because of the data obtained. The diagnosis was confirmed by cardiac catheterization. The patient was managed with a surgical procedure...
  25. ncbi request reprint ["Hybrid" management of aortic coarctation associated with atrioventricular valve regurgitation in the adult]
    Cristian Leva
    Dipartimento di Cardiochirurgia, Universita degli Studi dell Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:297-301. 2005
    ..The optimal management of aortic coarctation associated with atrioventricular valve regurgitation remains a matter of debate. In this report the proper decision-making and the management are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Results of atrial fibrillation ablation during mitral surgery in patients with poor electro-anatomical substrate
    Francesco Onorati
    Cardiac Surgery Unit, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:607-16. 2009
    ..The electrophysiological and clinical outcome after AF-ablation was evaluated in high-risk patients undergoing concomitant procedures...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Giant aneurysm of a saphenous vein graft with fistulization into the right atrium: differential diagnosis and treatment]
    Cristian Leva
    Cattedra di Cardiochirurgia, Universita degli Studi dell Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese
    Ital Heart J Suppl 5:394-7. 2004
    ..The correct diagnosis was obtained by cardiac catheterization showing a giant graft aneurysm determining compression and fistulous communication into the right atrium. The difficult diagnosis and the surgical treatment are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Visceral artery aneurysms: management of 48 cases
    G Piffaretti
    Unit of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, Varese University Hospital University of Insubria Varese, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 52:557-65. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the outcomes of endovascular treatment and open repair of visceral artery aneurysms, and to compare their results...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of adenosine and defibrotide adjunct to a standard crystalloid cardioplegic solution
    V Mantovani
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ospedale di Circolo Fondazione Macchi, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 46:291-6. 2005
    ..Defibrotide was recently shown to have protective effects during cardiac arrest. The aim of this study was to compare these 2 substances to delineate their profile of action in the setting of cardioplegic arrest...
  30. ncbi request reprint Early hemodynamic results of the Shelhigh SuperStentless aortic bioprostheses
    Paolo Cattaneo
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinical Institute Multimedica Holding Santa Maria, Castellanza, Varese, and Multimedica Sesto San Giovanni, Milano, Italy
    J Card Surg 22:379-84. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the early hemodynamic performance of the Shelhigh SuperStentless aortic valve (AV)...
  31. doi request reprint Combined endovascular repair of a celiac trunk aneurysm using celiac-splenic stent graft and hepatic artery embolization
    Giampaolo Carrafiello
    Department of Radiology, Interventional Radiology, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:352-4. 2010
    ....
  32. pmc 19-year patency of a coronary-coronary venous bypass graft
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Division, Varese University Hospital, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:583-5. 2005
    ..This option could be borne in mind as a 2nd-choice technique for the durable restoration of coronary blood flow in selected cases...
  33. doi request reprint Predictive factors for cerebrovascular accidents after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Department of Surgical Sciences Cardiac Surgery, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1877-81. 2009
    ..Cerebrovascular accidents are devastating and worrisome complications after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. The aim of this study was to determine cerebrovascular accident predictors after thoracic endovascular aortic repair...
  34. doi request reprint Endovascular treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: aorto-uni-iliac or bifurcated endograft?
    G Carrafiello
    Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Radiol Med 117:410-25. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the safety and technical and clinical success rates of positioning endovascular endografts (EG) in ruptured abdominal aneurysms...
  35. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of the surgical treatment of chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation: comparison of repair and prosthetic replacement
    Vittorio Mantovani
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazioni Macchi, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:421-8; discussion 428-9. 2004
    ..Herein, the authors reviewed the past 10 years of their experience to compare the long-term results of mitral valve repair with prosthetic replacement...
  36. doi request reprint Aortic endograft infection: A report of 2 cases
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Vascular Surgery Department of Surgical Sciences, Varese University Hospital, University of Insubria, Viale Guicciardini 9, Varese 21100, Italy
    Int J Surg 8:216-20. 2010
    ..The purpose of this short series is to examine our experience of infective complications after EVAR...
  37. ncbi request reprint Surgical repair of post-infarction ventricular septal defect: 19 years of experience
    Vittorio Mantovani
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ospedale di Circolo Fondazione Macchi, Università dell Insubria Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 108:202-6. 2006
    ..To review our experience of surgical repair of post-infarction ventricular septal defect (VSD)...
  38. doi request reprint Mobile thrombus of the thoracic aorta: management and treatment review
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:405-11. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article was to review the current management strategies and follow-up results of this rare pathology...
  39. pmc Color Doppler imaging of the ophthalmic artery during antegrade selective cerebral perfusion
    Paolo Cattaneo
    Department of Cardiology, University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Tex Heart Inst J 34:105-7. 2007
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Predictive factors for endoleaks after thoracic aortic aneurysm endograft repair
    Gabriele Piffaretti
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Vascular Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, Varese, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:880-5. 2009
    ..Our prospective investigation aimed to determine and analyze the incidence and the determinants of endoleaks after thoracic stent graft...
  41. ncbi request reprint Letter by Banach et al regarding article, "postoperative treatment with carvedilol, a beta-adrenergic blocker, prevents paroxysmal atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting"
    Maciej Banach
    Circ J 72:1388; author reply 1389. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint Dofetilide for the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation after coronary surgery: is it a useful routine prophylaxis?
    Giovanni Mariscalco
    Am J Cardiol 102:506. 2008
  43. ncbi request reprint Statins in the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation: is there really no effect?
    Maciej Banach
    Am Heart J 155:e53; author reply e55-6. 2008
  44. ncbi request reprint [Left ventricular thrombus in a patient with antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and hyperhomocysteinemia]
    Paolo Cattaneo
    Cattedra di Cardiochirurgia, Universita degli Studi dell Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese
    Ital Heart J Suppl 4:54-7. 2003
    ..Additional laboratory data revealed the simultaneous presence of two thrombophilic disorders: antiphospholipid syndrome and hyperhomocysteinemia. Screening laboratory evaluation for hypercoagulable states is recommended in similar cases...