Alessandro Menotti

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Food intake patterns and 25-year mortality from coronary heart disease: cross-cultural correlations in the Seven Countries Study. The Seven Countries Study Research Group
    A Menotti
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 15:507-15. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of past and recent blood pressure and cholesterol level on coronary heart disease and stroke mortality, accounting for measurement error
    Hendriek C Boshuizen
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 165:398-409. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Epidemiology of typical coronary heart disease versus heart disease of uncertain etiology (atypical) fatalities and their relationships with classic coronary risk factors
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:3963-7. 2013
  4. pmc Artificial neural networks versus proportional hazards Cox models to predict 45-year all-cause mortality in the Italian Rural Areas of the Seven Countries Study
    Paolo Emilio Puddu
    Laboratory of Biotechnologies Applied to Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Nephrological, Anesthesiological and Geriatrical Sciences, Sapienza, University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico, 155, Rome 00161, Italy
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:100. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors predict survival in middle-aged men during 50 years
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 24:67-74. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The association of the Mediterranean Adequacy Index with fatal coronary events in an Italian middle-aged male population followed for 40 years
    A Menotti
    VP Association for Cardiac Research Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Via Latina 49, 00179 Rome, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:369-75. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Forty-year mortality from cardiovascular diseases and all causes of death in the US Railroad cohort of the Seven Countries Study
    Alessandro Menotti
    National Institute of Public Health and Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:417-24. 2004
  8. pmc Homogeneity in the relationship of serum cholesterol to coronary deaths across different cultures: 40-year follow-up of the Seven Countries Study
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:719-25. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Forty-year coronary mortality trends and changes in major risk factors in the first 10 years of follow-up in the seven countries study
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research Associazione per Ricerca Cardiologica, Via Latina 49, Rome 00179, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:747-54. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of longevity and all-cause mortality among middle-aged men. Role of 48 personal characteristics in a 40-year follow-up of Italian Rural Areas in the Seven Countries Study
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research, Via Latina 49, 00179 Roma, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:394-406. 2006

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Food intake patterns and 25-year mortality from coronary heart disease: cross-cultural correlations in the Seven Countries Study. The Seven Countries Study Research Group
    A Menotti
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 15:507-15. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of past and recent blood pressure and cholesterol level on coronary heart disease and stroke mortality, accounting for measurement error
    Hendriek C Boshuizen
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 165:398-409. 2007
    ..Associations between serum cholesterol concentration and risk of stroke mortality are weak...
  3. doi request reprint Epidemiology of typical coronary heart disease versus heart disease of uncertain etiology (atypical) fatalities and their relationships with classic coronary risk factors
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:3963-7. 2013
    ..The relationships were explored of some cardiovascular risk factors to typical (TYP) and atypical (ATYP) fatal coronary events (CHD)...
  4. pmc Artificial neural networks versus proportional hazards Cox models to predict 45-year all-cause mortality in the Italian Rural Areas of the Seven Countries Study
    Paolo Emilio Puddu
    Laboratory of Biotechnologies Applied to Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Nephrological, Anesthesiological and Geriatrical Sciences, Sapienza, University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico, 155, Rome 00161, Italy
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:100. 2012
    ..However, only artificial neural networks (NN) have become popular in medical applications...
  5. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors predict survival in middle-aged men during 50 years
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 24:67-74. 2013
    ..We aimed at studying the expectancy of life in middle-aged men as a function of several personal characteristics and risk factors...
  6. doi request reprint The association of the Mediterranean Adequacy Index with fatal coronary events in an Italian middle-aged male population followed for 40 years
    A Menotti
    VP Association for Cardiac Research Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Via Latina 49, 00179 Rome, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:369-75. 2012
    ..The present analysis aims to test the Mediterranean Adequacy Index (MAI), a dietary index derived from the Mediterranean habits, versus the occurrence of fatal CHD events in an Italian male population followed for 40 years...
  7. ncbi request reprint Forty-year mortality from cardiovascular diseases and all causes of death in the US Railroad cohort of the Seven Countries Study
    Alessandro Menotti
    National Institute of Public Health and Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:417-24. 2004
    ..14, 1.12 and 1.13, respectively. During a 40-year period classical cardiovascular risk factors were highly predictive of coronary, cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in a US working population...
  8. pmc Homogeneity in the relationship of serum cholesterol to coronary deaths across different cultures: 40-year follow-up of the Seven Countries Study
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:719-25. 2008
    ..The aim was to investigate whether multivariate coefficients of serum cholesterol in the prediction of coronary heart disease (CHD) deaths were similar across different cultures in a long-term follow-up...
  9. ncbi request reprint Forty-year coronary mortality trends and changes in major risk factors in the first 10 years of follow-up in the seven countries study
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research Associazione per Ricerca Cardiologica, Via Latina 49, Rome 00179, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:747-54. 2007
    ..The acceleration in mortality risk for CHD mortality in different countries, described by the shape of the Weibull distribution, is related to changes in mean levels of major coronary risk factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of longevity and all-cause mortality among middle-aged men. Role of 48 personal characteristics in a 40-year follow-up of Italian Rural Areas in the Seven Countries Study
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research, Via Latina 49, 00179 Roma, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:394-406. 2006
    ..Forty-year all-cause mortality and its association with entry risk factor levels are reported for men enrolled in the Italian Rural Areas of the Seven Countries Study of Cardiovascular Diseases...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early and late coronary deaths in the US Railroad study predicted by major coronary risk factors
    Alessandro Menotti
    National Institute for Public Health and Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:382-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the duration of the association of major coronary risk factors measured on a single occasion with coronary heart disease (CHD) deaths during 40 years in a population sample of middle-aged men...
  12. ncbi request reprint Riskard 2005. New tools for prediction of cardiovascular disease risk derived from Italian population studies
    Alessandro Menotti
    V P Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Via Latina 49, Rome 00179, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 15:426-40. 2005
    ..The need to update tools for the estimate of cardiovascular risk prompted the "Gruppo di Ricerca per la Stima del Rischio Cardiovascolare in Italia" to produce a new chart and new software called Riskard 2005...
  13. ncbi request reprint Short and long term association of a single serum cholesterol measurement in middle-aged men in prediction of fatal coronary and other cardiovascular events: a cross-cultural comparison through Europe
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research, Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:597-604. 2005
    ..The purpose was to study the association of a single serum cholesterol measurement with early and late coronary and other cardiovascular deaths during 35 years of follow-up in samples of men aged 40-59 years in five European countries...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Notes to the regulatory Appendix 13 of the Italian Committee for Drugs]
    A Menotti
    Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica Via Adda, 87 00198 Roma
    Ital Heart J Suppl 2:402-7. 2001
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Forty-year mortality from cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors in men of the Italian rural areas of the Seven Countries Study
    Alessandro Menotti
    National Institute for Public Health and Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Acta Cardiol 60:521-31. 2005
    ..Forty-year cardiovascular mortality and its association with entry risk factor levels are reported for men enrolled in the Italian Rural Areas of the Seven Countries Study of Cardiovascular Diseases...
  16. ncbi request reprint The association of silent electrocardiographic findings with coronary deaths among elderly men in three European countries. The FINE study
    A Menotti
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Acta Cardiol 56:27-36. 2001
    ..Ten-year coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in elderly male cohorts in three European countries was evaluated as a function of silent resting Minnesota Code electrocardiographic (ECG) findings found at baseline. METHODS and..
  17. ncbi request reprint The estimate of cardiovascular risk. Theory, tools and problems
    Alessandro Menotti
    Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Roma
    Ann Ital Med Int 17:81-94. 2002
    ..Comments are made on the difficult choice between the use of the absolute and relative risks for the identification of high-risk subjects to be treated on an individual basis for primary prevention of major cardiovascular diseases...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of morbidity and multimorbidity in elderly male populations and their impact on 10-year all-cause mortality: The FINE study (Finland, Italy, Netherlands, Elderly)
    A Menotti
    Department of Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:680-6. 2001
    ..In these elderly men prevalent morbidity and comorbidity was relatively common and it explained a large proportion of excess in all-cause mortality in 10 years of follow-up...
  19. ncbi request reprint The risk functions incorporated in Riscard 2002: a software for the prediction of cardiovascular risk in the general population based on Italian data
    Alessandro Menotti
    Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica Via Adda, 87 00198 Roma
    Ital Heart J 3:114-21. 2002
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to produce risk functions for the prediction of cardiovascular diseases based on Italian epidemiological data and suitable for the use in a PC program dedicated to the estimate of risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint An Italian chart for cardiovascular risk prediction. Its scientific basis
    A Menotti
    Centro di Medicina Preventiva di Gubbio, Merck Sharp and Dohme Italia
    Ann Ital Med Int 16:240-51. 2001
    ..The chart is being distributed to the Italian medical profession as a practical tool to select high-risk individuals for the primary prevention of major cardiovascular diseases...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term trends in major cardiovascular risk factors in cohorts of aging men in the European cohorts of the Seven Countries Study
    Mariapaola Lanti
    Association for Cardiac Research, Rome, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 17:306-15. 2005
    ..Time trends in major cardiovascular risk factors are described in cohorts of middle-aged men followed for 35 years in 9 European cohorts of Finland, The Netherlands, Italy, Serbia and Greece...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relationship of age, blood pressure, serum cholesterol and smoking habits with the risk of typical and atypical coronary heart disease death in the European cohorts of the Seven Countries Study
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 106:157-63. 2006
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Factor analysis in the identification of dietary patterns and their predictive role in morbid and fatal events
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Via Arco di Parma 13, Rome, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 15:1232-9. 2012
    ..The purpose was to examine the role of dietary patterns derived from factor analysis and their association with health and disease...
  24. ncbi request reprint An index to measure the association between dietary patterns and coronary heart disease risk factors: findings from two Italian studies
    Marco Massari
    Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia, Sorveglianza e Promozione della Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Prev Med 39:841-7. 2004
    ..To examine the association between established coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors and eating patterns by creating a dietary index utilizing a limited amount of food frequency questionnaire data on specified indicator foods...
  25. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and dementia mortality: 40 years of follow-up in the Seven Countries Study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Neurol Sci 280:79-83. 2009
    ..98). Finally, total serum cholesterol was directly associated with higher risk of dementia mortality (p for trend=0.03). In men, cardiovascular risk factors in midlife are associated with increased risk of dementia death later in life...
  26. doi request reprint Artificial neural network versus multiple logistic function to predict 25-year coronary heart disease mortality in the Seven Countries Study
    Paolo Emilio Puddu
    UOC di Biotecnologie Applicate alle Malattie Cardiovascolari, Department of the Heart and Great Vessels Attilio Reale, University of La Sapienza bAssociazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:583-91. 2009
    ..Logistic model solutions were estimated for each geographic area. Training neural network models were estimated in one high risk (US) and one low risk (Italy) population and each was rerun in each nonindex population...
  27. doi request reprint Determinants of 40-year all-cause mortality in the European cohorts of the Seven Countries Study
    Paolo Emilio Puddu
    Department of Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Anaesthesiology and Surgery, Laboratory of Biotechnologies Applied to Cardiovascular Diseases, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:595-608. 2011
    ..All-cause mortality and survival in middle aged men during 40 years were strongly associated with a few, mainly cardiovascular, risk factors, whose predictive power was similar in different cultures across Europe...
  28. ncbi request reprint Red blood cell count in short-term prediction of cardiovascular disease incidence in the Gubbio population study
    Paolo Emilio Puddu
    Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica, Rome, Italy
    Acta Cardiol 57:177-85. 2002
    ..This analysis investigates the association between red blood cell (RBC) count, after preliminarily taking into account haematocrit, and incidence of coronary and cardiovascular events...
  29. ncbi request reprint Vegetable intake and long-term survival among middle-aged men in Italy
    Fulvia Seccareccia
    Laboratory of Epidemiology e Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 13:424-30. 2003
    ..To examine prospectively the relationship between vegetable consumption and long-term survival...
  30. doi request reprint Twenty-year cardiovascular and all-cause mortality trends and changes in cardiovascular risk factors in Gubbio, Italy: the role of blood pressure changes
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research, Rome, Italy
    J Hypertens 27:266-74. 2009
    ..In an observational population study that lasted 20 years, the relationships between mortality trends and changes in cardiovascular risk factor levels were examined...
  31. doi request reprint Influence of calendar period on the association between BMI and coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of 31 cohorts
    Ellen L de Hollander
    Center for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:865-80. 2013
    ..This meta-analysis of 31 prospective cohort studies explores the influence of calendar period on CHD risk associated with body mass index (BMI)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association of overweight with increased risk of coronary heart disease partly independent of blood pressure and cholesterol levels: a meta-analysis of 21 cohort studies including more than 300 000 persons
    Rik P Bogers
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 167:1720-8. 2007
    ..0) are associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) through adverse effects on blood pressure and cholesterol levels is unclear, as is the risk of CHD that remains after these mediating effects are considered...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevention of coronary heart disease by diet and lifestyle: evidence from prospective cross-cultural, cohort, and intervention studies
    Daan Kromhout
    Division of Public Health Research, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Circulation 105:893-8. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure control in Italy: results of recent surveys on hypertension
    Massimo Volpe
    Division of Cardiology, II Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:1491-8. 2007
    ..Blood pressure (BP) control is reported to be poor in hypertensive patients worldwide...
  35. doi request reprint Coronary heart disease differences across Europe: a contribution from the Seven Countries Study
    Alessandro Menotti
    aAssociation for Cardiac Research, Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica bDepartment of Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Nephrological, Anesthesiological and Geriatrical Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:767-72. 2013
    ..An attempt of interpretation is presented pointing to socio-economic evolution in the involved countries, which heavily modifies health and dietary habits and contributes to explaining these differences at population level. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint The role of a baseline casual blood pressure measurement and of blood pressure changes in middle age in prediction of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality occurring late in life: a cross-cultural comparison among the European cohorts of the Seven Countr
    Alessandro Menotti
    Association for Cardiac Research Associazione per la Ricerca Cardiologica Rome, Italy
    J Hypertens 22:1683-90. 2004
    ..The second objective was to study the predictive power of early change in SBP levels (years 0-10) in relation to late fatal events (years 10-35)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Total cholesterol and body mass index in relation to 40-year cancer mortality (the Corfu cohort of the seven countries study)
    Demosthenes B Panagiotakos
    Department of Dietetics Nutrition, Harokopio University, 46 Paleon Polemiston Street, Glyfada 16674, Greece
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1797-801. 2005
    ..We evaluated risk factors of cancer mortality based on a 40-year follow-up of the Corfu cohort (Seven Countries Study)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Long-term predictors of survival for the Seven Countries Study cohort from Crete: from 1960 to 2000
    Joanna Moschandreas
    Department of Social Medicine, Medical School, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Heraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 100:85-91. 2005
    ..Analysis of 25-year mortality data from the 16 cohorts of participants indicated that the cohort from Crete had the lowest age-standardised all-cause and coronary heart disease death rates...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prediction of early and delayed postoperative deaths after coronary artery bypass surgery alone in Italy. Multivariate predictions based on Cox and logistic models and a chart based on the accelerated failure time model
    Paolo Emilio Puddu
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 3:166-81. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet, lifestyle factors, and 10-year mortality in elderly European men and women: the HALE project
    Kim T B Knoops
    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    JAMA 292:1433-9. 2004
    ..Dietary patterns and lifestyle factors are associated with mortality from all causes, coronary heart disease, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer, but few studies have investigated these factors in combination...
  41. ncbi request reprint Forty-years (1961-2001) of all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality and its determinants: the Corfu cohort from the Seven Countries Study
    Demosthenes B Panagiotakos
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int J Cardiol 90:73-9. 2003
    ..This study examined risk factors in relation to 40-year all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality in the Corfu cohort of the Seven Countries Study...
  42. ncbi request reprint The relation between pulse pressure and cardiovascular mortality in 12,763 middle-aged men from various parts of the world: a 25-year follow-up of the seven countries study
    Demosthenes B Panagiotakos
    Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
    Arch Intern Med 165:2142-7. 2005
    ..Hypertension is a dominant characteristic in the prediction of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). We aimed to evaluate the association of blood pressure measurements with CVD mortality among different populations of the world...
  43. ncbi request reprint Treatment of isolated systolic hypertension: the SHELL study results
    Ettore Malacco
    Department of Internal Medicine III, University of Milan, L Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Blood Press 12:160-7. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of stroke mortality: a 40-year follow-up of the Corfu cohort from the Seven-Countries Study
    Demosthenes B Panagiotakos
    Cardiology Department, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Neuroepidemiology 22:332-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, age, pulse pressure levels, physical activity (protective) and total serum cholesterol levels (protective) were significantly related with 40-year stroke mortality...
  45. ncbi request reprint Forty-year follow-up of coronary heart disease mortality and its predictors: the Corfu cohort of the seven countries study
    Christos Pitsavos
    Cardiology Department, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Prev Cardiol 6:155-60. 2003
    ..In addition, the current status of men in the Corfu cohort is marked by long-term adoption of a Mediterranean type of diet, physical activity, and optimism...
  46. ncbi request reprint Trends in cardiovascular risk factors and their treatment among patients discharged from divisions of internal medicine. The FAPOI-1 and FADOI-2 studies
    Salvatore Di Rosa
    Division of Internal Medicine, Villa Sofia Hospital, Palermo, Italy
    Ital Heart J 4:460-7. 2003
    ..There is an increasing interest in monitoring cardiovascular risk factor levels and their treatment. Two studies were run in patients discharged from Divisions of Internal Medicine...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular risk or coronary risk?]
    Alessandro Menotti
    Ital Heart J Suppl 3:255; author reply 255-6. 2002
  48. doi request reprint Definition of kidney dysfunction as a cardiovascular risk factor: use of urinary albumin excretion and estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Massimo Cirillo
    Unit of Nephrology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 168:617-24. 2008
    ..Urinary albumin excretion (UAE) and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) have been used separately to provide information about cardiovascular risk. We analyzed whether UAE and eGFR used together provide complementary information...