Matteo Monami

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Autologous skin fibroblast and keratinocyte grafts in the treatment of chronic foot ulcers in aging type 2 diabetic patients
    Matteo Monami
    Unit of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 101:55-8. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Thiazolidinediones and cancer: results of a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Matteo Monami
    Geriatric Cardiology, Careggi Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 51:91-101. 2014
  3. pmc Adiponectin, diabetes and ischemic heart failure: a challenging relationship
    Samuele Baldasseroni
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Geriatric Medicine Unit, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:151. 2012
  4. pmc Protocol for a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis of prognostic factors of foot ulceration in people with diabetes: the international research collaboration for the prediction of diabetic foot ulcerations (PODUS)
    Fay Crawford
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, High Heaton, Newcastle NE7 7DN, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:22. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Fasting and post-prandial glucose and diabetic complication. A meta-analysis
    M Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, Careggi Teaching Hospital, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 23:591-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and cardiovascular risk: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    M Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, Careggi Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 15:112-20. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Effects on lipid profile of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors, pioglitazone, acarbose, and sulfonylureas: meta-analysis of placebo-controlled trials
    Matteo Monami
    Geriatric Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Careggi Teaching Hospital and University of Florence, Via delle Oblate 4, Florence, Italy
    Adv Ther 29:736-46. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of combined secretagogue/biguanide treatment on mortality in type 2 diabetic patients with and without ischemic heart disease
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 126:247-51. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion versus multiple daily insulin injections in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    M Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, Florence, Italy
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 117:220-2. 2009
  10. pmc Pulse pressure and prediction of incident foot ulcers in type 2 diabetes
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Care 32:897-9. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Autologous skin fibroblast and keratinocyte grafts in the treatment of chronic foot ulcers in aging type 2 diabetic patients
    Matteo Monami
    Unit of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 101:55-8. 2011
    ..we assessed the tolerability and efficacy of autologous skin cell grafts in older type 2 diabetic patients with chronic foot ulcers...
  2. doi request reprint Thiazolidinediones and cancer: results of a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Matteo Monami
    Geriatric Cardiology, Careggi Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 51:91-101. 2014
    ..While these data are also useful to formulate not test hypotheses, they provide somewhat more cogent evidence than the previously published epidemiological data...
  3. pmc Adiponectin, diabetes and ischemic heart failure: a challenging relationship
    Samuele Baldasseroni
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Geriatric Medicine Unit, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:151. 2012
    ..We evaluated the level of adiponectin in patients with ischemic HF, with and without type 2 diabetes, to elucidate whether the metabolic syndrome was able to influence the relationship between AD and HF...
  4. pmc Protocol for a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis of prognostic factors of foot ulceration in people with diabetes: the international research collaboration for the prediction of diabetic foot ulcerations (PODUS)
    Fay Crawford
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, High Heaton, Newcastle NE7 7DN, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:22. 2013
    ..Can the data from each study be adjusted for a consistent set of adjustment factors?3. Does the model accuracy change when patient populations are stratified according to demographic and/or clinical characteristics?..
  5. doi request reprint Fasting and post-prandial glucose and diabetic complication. A meta-analysis
    M Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, Careggi Teaching Hospital, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 23:591-8. 2013
    ..Aim of the present meta-analysis is the assessment of the effects of reduction of FPG and PPG on cardiovascular outcomes in randomized controlled trials...
  6. doi request reprint Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and cardiovascular risk: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    M Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, Careggi Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 15:112-20. 2013
    ..The present meta-analysis is aimed at verifying this protective effect, collecting all available data from randomized trials...
  7. doi request reprint Effects on lipid profile of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors, pioglitazone, acarbose, and sulfonylureas: meta-analysis of placebo-controlled trials
    Matteo Monami
    Geriatric Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Careggi Teaching Hospital and University of Florence, Via delle Oblate 4, Florence, Italy
    Adv Ther 29:736-46. 2012
    ..The present meta-analysis was designed to assess the effect of DPP-4 inhibitors, pioglitazone, insulin secretagogs, and acarbose on blood lipids when compared to placebo...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of combined secretagogue/biguanide treatment on mortality in type 2 diabetic patients with and without ischemic heart disease
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 126:247-51. 2008
    ..The aim of this investigation was the assessment of the association of combined secretagogue/biguanide treatment with mortality in type 2 diabetic patients with and without ischemic heart disease (IHD)...
  9. doi request reprint Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion versus multiple daily insulin injections in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    M Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, Florence, Italy
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 117:220-2. 2009
    ..Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) improves HbA1c in type 1 diabetic patients unsatisfactorily controlled by Multiple Daily Injections (MDI). Few trials have explored CSII for basal-bolus therapy in type 2 diabetes...
  10. pmc Pulse pressure and prediction of incident foot ulcers in type 2 diabetes
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Care 32:897-9. 2009
    ..To assess the relevance of pulse pressure as a predictor of foot ulcers in type 2 diabetic subjects...
  11. doi request reprint Sulphonylureas and cancer: a case-control study
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 46:279-84. 2009
    ..In particular, the possible protective effect of gliclazide, as well as the risk associated with glibenclamide, deserves further investigation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Skin autofluorescence in type 2 diabetes: beyond blood glucose
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Geriatric Unit, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:56-60. 2008
    ..Aim of this study is the assessment of parameters associated with increased AF in a sample of type 2 diabetic patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of International Diabetes Federation and Adult Treatment Panel III definitions of metabolic syndrome in Type 2 diabetic patients: what makes the difference?
    M Monami
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 30:626-30. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of different drugs as add-on treatments to metformin in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:196-203. 2008
    ..Aim of the present meta-analysis is to collect available information on the efficacy of different hypoglycemic drugs, in combination with metformin, in patients failing to metformin, or to other oral monotherapies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Bone fractures and hypoglycemic treatment in type 2 diabetic patients: a case-control study
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Care 31:199-203. 2008
    ..The aim of this case-control study, nested within a retrospective cohort, is the assessment of the risk for bone fractures associated with exposure to insulin or different oral hypoglycemic agents...
  16. ncbi request reprint Are comorbidity indices useful in predicting all-cause mortality in Type 2 diabetic patients? Comparison between Charlson index and disease count
    Matteo Monami
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:492-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the predictive value of disease count and Charlson's Comorbidity Index (CCI) for 3-year mortality in type 2 diabetic (T2D) patients...
  17. doi request reprint Glomerular hyperfiltration and metabolic syndrome: results from the FIrenze-BAgno A Ripoli (FIBAR) Study
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 46:191-6. 2009
    ..7). Elevated eGFR, estimated through methods which do not produce a systematic overestimate in obese subjects, is not associated with the diagnosis of MS, and does not predict diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular mortality in older type 2 diabetic patients: a longitudinal study
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50134 Florence, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:646-9. 2008
    ..Although age does not seem to modify the association of the metabolic syndrome (MS) with cardiovascular risk in middle-aged individuals, no comparison of risks associated with MS between old and middle-aged persons has been reported so far...
  19. doi request reprint Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion versus multiple daily insulin injections in type 1 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Matteo Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 47:77-81. 2010
    ..Available data justify the use of CSII for basal-bolus insulin therapy in type 1 diabetic patients unsatisfactorily controlled with MDI...
  20. doi request reprint Dipeptydil peptidase-4 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    M Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 20:224-35. 2010
    ..The role of Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors in the treatment of type 2 diabetes is debated; many recent trials, which were not included in previous meta-analyses, could add relevant information...
  21. ncbi request reprint Seizures as the only clinical manifestation of reactive hypoglycemia: a case report
    M Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50139 Florence, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 28:940-1. 2005
    ..e., reactive hypoglycemia). To our knowledge, this is the first case ever reported of reactive hypoglycemia associated with Type 2 diabetes...
  22. doi request reprint DPP-4 inhibitors and lipids: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matteo Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Careggi, Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Adv Ther 29:14-25. 2012
    ..The present metaanalysis was designed to assess the effect of DPP-4 inhibitors on blood lipids, verifying possible differences across compounds of this class...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fasting and post-prandial glycemia and their correlation with glycated hemoglobin in Type 2 diabetes
    M Monami
    Geriatric Unit, Department of Critical Care, University of Florence Medical School, 50141 Florence, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:619-24. 2006
    ..In the present study, we assessed the relationship with HbA1c of fasting and post-prandial glucose measured in a more naturalistic setting, through home glucose self-monitoring or with a continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM)...
  24. pmc Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists and cardiovascular events: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Matteo Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florence and Careggi Teaching Hospital, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Exp Diabetes Res 2011:215764. 2011
    ..This meta-analysis was designed to assess cardiovascular safety of GLP-1 receptor agonists...
  25. ncbi request reprint The diabetic person beyond a foot ulcer: healing, recurrence, and depressive symptoms
    Matteo Monami
    Geriatric Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 98:130-6. 2008
    ..We specifically designed our study to assess the role of depressive symptoms in healing and recurrence of diabetic foot ulcers...
  26. doi request reprint Metabolic and cardiovascular outcomes of fatherhood: results from a cohort of study in subjects with sexual dysfunction
    Alessandra D Fisher
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 9:2785-94. 2012
    ..Up to now, no studies have evaluated these associations in a population of men seeking treatment for sexual dysfunction (SD)...
  27. doi request reprint Hormonal association and sexual dysfunction in patients with impaired fasting glucose: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study
    Giovanni Corona
    Andrology and Sexual Medicine Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 9:1669-80. 2012
    ..The category of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) denotes a state of nondiabetic hyperglycemia, considered a risk factor for the further development of diabetes mellitus (DM) and cardiovascular (CV) diseases...
  28. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with primary and secondary reduced libido in male patients with sexual dysfunction
    Giovanni Corona
    Sexual Medicine and Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:1074-89. 2013
    ..Reduced libido is a symptom referring more to a reduction in sexual drive for sexual activity...
  29. doi request reprint Male sexuality and cardiovascular risk. A cohort study in patients with erectile dysfunction
    Giovanni Corona
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:1918-27. 2010
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Liver enzymes and risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease: results of the Firenze Bagno a Ripoli (FIBAR) study
    Matteo Monami
    Geriatric Unit, Department of Critical Care and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence 50141, Italy
    Metabolism 57:387-92. 2008
    ..5-28.1]), but not diabetes. Elevated gamma-GT or AST is an independent predictor of CVD. An increase of gamma-GT levels above the reference range, or also in the upper reference range, is an independent predictor of incident diabetes...
  31. doi request reprint Priapus is happier with Venus than with Bacchus
    Valentina Boddi
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:2831-41. 2010
    ..The relationship between alcohol consumption and erectile function is still not completely clarified...
  32. ncbi request reprint Is obesity a further cardiovascular risk factor in patients with erectile dysfunction?
    Giovanni Corona
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:2538-46. 2010
    ..Reduced penile blood flow is more common in obese people than in leaner ED subjects...
  33. doi request reprint Low testosterone is associated with an increased risk of MACE lethality in subjects with erectile dysfunction
    Giovanni Corona
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:1557-64. 2010
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Is metabolic syndrome a useless category in subjects with high cardiovascular risk? Results from a cohort study in men with erectile dysfunction
    Giovanni Corona
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 8:504-11. 2011
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of serum liver enzymes levels in type 2 diabetic patients
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Geriatric Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 23:625-30. 2007
    ..Elevated liver enzymes are associated with cardiovascular disease, while their relationship with cancer-related mortality has not been assessed so far in diabetic patients...
  36. doi request reprint Serum PSA as a predictor of testosterone deficiency
    Giulia Rastrelli
    Sexual Medicine and Andrology Unit, Department of Biomedical, Experimental, and Clinical Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:2518-28. 2013
    ..The relationship between serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and testosterone (T) levels is still controversial. According to the "saturation hypothesis," a significant relationship is apparent only in the low T range...
  37. doi request reprint The identification of prediabetes condition with ARIC algorithm predicts long-term CV events in patients with erectile dysfunction
    Giovanni Corona
    Sexual Medicine and Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:1114-23. 2013
    ..Recently, it has been shown to predict another relevant cardiovascular (CV) risk factor, such as chronic kidney disease...
  38. doi request reprint Body mass index regulates hypogonadism-associated CV risk: results from a cohort of subjects with erectile dysfunction
    Giovanni Corona
    Sexual Medicine and Andrology Unit, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 8:2098-105. 2011
    ..Obesity is an independent cardiovascular (CV) risk factor. Testosterone (T) is inversely related to body mass index (BMI) in males. There is substantial evidence suggesting that low T could play a role as a moderator of CV mortality in men...
  39. doi request reprint Pulse pressure independently predicts major cardiovascular events in younger but not in older subjects with erectile dysfunction
    Giovanni Corona
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 8:247-54. 2011
    ..We previously also reported a negative association between PP and arteriogenic erectile dysfunction (ED). This finding has recently been questioned...
  40. doi request reprint Poor response to alprostadil ICI test is associated with arteriogenic erectile dysfunction and higher risk of major adverse cardiovascular events
    Giulia Rastrelli
    Sexual Medicine and Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 8:3433-45. 2011
    ..Intracavernous alprostadil injection (ICI) test has been considered useless in assessing the vascular status of subjects with erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Three-year mortality in diabetic patients treated with different combinations of insulin secretagogues and metformin
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Vareggi, Via della Oblate 4, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 22:477-82. 2006
    ..Comparisons between different insulin secretagogues in combination with metformin with respect to all-cause mortality have not been reported so far...
  42. pmc Metformin and cancer occurrence in insulin-treated type 2 diabetic patients
    Matteo Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florence and Careggi Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Care 34:129-31. 2011
    ..Metformin is associated with reduced cancer-related morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of metformin on cancer incidence in a consecutive series of insulin-treated patients...
  43. doi request reprint Further data on beta-blockers and cancer risk: observational study and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Matteo Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florence and Careggi Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Curr Med Res Opin 29:369-78. 2013
    ..The aim of the present paper is to provide some further data on the relationship between β-blocker treatment and the incidence of cancer, using two different approaches (epidemiological study and meta-analysis of clinical trials)...
  44. pmc Doses of insulin and its analogues and cancer occurrence in insulin-treated type 2 diabetic patients
    Edoardo Mannucci
    Diabetes Agency, Careggi Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Care 33:1997-2003. 2010
    ..Recent epidemiological studies suggested that some insulin analogues could be associated with increased risk of cancer. The present study is aimed at assessing the long-term association of different insulin analogues with cancer incidence...
  45. doi request reprint Failure to metformin and insulin secretagogue monotherapy: an observational cohort study
    Laura Pala
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 47:7-11. 2010
    ..In conclusion, insulin secretagogues are associated with increased failure rate in comparison with metformin. This difference could be due to detrimental effect of secretagogues, rather than to a beneficial action of metformin...
  46. doi request reprint Severe depressive symptoms and cardiovascular risk in subjects with erectile dysfunction
    Elisa Bandini
    University of Florence Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:3477-86. 2010
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) and mood depression are often associated and both are correlated with an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  47. ncbi request reprint Is the third component of metabolic syndrome really predictive of outcomes in type 2 diabetic patients?
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Care 29:2515-7. 2006
  48. doi request reprint Low diastolic ambulatory blood pressure is associated with greater all-cause mortality in older patients with hypertension
    Andrea Ungar
    University of Florence, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:291-6. 2009
    ..To assess the relationship between office and ambulatory systolic blood pressure (SBP), diastolic blood pressure (DBP), and pulse pressure (PP) and total mortality in elderly patients with hypertension...
  49. ncbi request reprint Age and comorbidity in acute myocardial infarction: a report from the AMI-Florence Italian registry
    Daniela Balzi
    Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Unit 10, Florence, Italy
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:35-41. 2006
    ..Results confirm that although they might potentially benefit from CRT during ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, older and frail patients are excluded from CRT, even when eligible...
  50. doi request reprint Left ventricular cavity obliteration during dobutamine stress echocardiography in diabetic patients
    Francesca Innocenti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Intensive Observation Unit, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Largo Brambilla 3, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:1023-33. 2012
    ....
  51. pmc Effects of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists on body weight: a meta-analysis
    Matteo Monami
    Geriatric Cardiology, Careggi Teaching Hospital and University of Florence, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Exp Diabetes Res 2012:672658. 2012
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Resistin level in coronary artery disease and heart failure: the central role of kidney function
    Samuele Baldasseroni
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Viale Morgagni 85, Florence, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:150-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate resistin levels in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) with or without chronic heart failure, in order to define its independent predictor...
  53. doi request reprint Lipid levels in obese and nonobese subjects as predictors of fasting and postload glucose metabolism
    Stefano Giannini
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50134, Florence, Italy
    J Clin Lipidol 6:132-8. 2012
    ..The authors of large clinical trials in different ethnic groups highlighted the correlation between glycemia and lipid profile, although the effect of abdominal adiposity was not explored...
  54. doi request reprint Winners and losers at the rosiglitazone gamble A meta-analytical approach at the definition of the cardiovascular risk profile of rosiglitazone
    Matteo Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 82:48-57. 2008
    ..Benefits could outweigh harms in patients with poor glycemic control and worse lipid profile; conversely, the drug could increase the risk of MI in obese or insulin-treated patients...
  55. doi request reprint Cardiac safety profile of rosiglitazone: a comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Edoardo Mannucci
    Sections of Geriatric Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florence and AOU Careggi, Florence
    Int J Cardiol 143:135-40. 2010
    ..Aim of this analysis is the assessment of the cardiovascular risk with rosiglitazone, using a comprehensive data set...
  56. doi request reprint Predictors of response to dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors: evidence from randomized clinical trials
    Matteo Monami
    Diabetes Agency, University of Florence and Careggi Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:362-72. 2011
    ..Available sub-group analysis of clinical trials does not allow a clear identification of predictors of therapeutic response to these drugs. The aim of this study is the assessment of predictors of response to DPP-4 inhibitors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of comorbidity on coronary reperfusion strategy and long-term mortality after acute myocardial infarction
    Daniela Balzi
    Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Unit 10, Florence, Italy
    Am Heart J 151:1094-1100. 2006
    ..This study was aimed at determining to what extent this effect is independent or derives from adoption of different therapeutic strategies...
  58. ncbi request reprint Pulse pressure and mortality in hypertensive type 2 diabetic patients. A cohort study
    Edoardo Mannucci
    Geriatric Unit, Department of Critical Care, University of Florence Medical School, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 22:172-5. 2006
    ..An association between office PP and cardiovascular mortality has been previously reported in diabetic patients, while the relationship between ambulatory measurements of PP and all-cause mortality has not been assessed so far...
  59. doi request reprint Body weight loss reverts obesity-associated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Giovanni Corona
    Sexual Medicine Andrology Unit, Department of Experimental, Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 168:829-43. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of available trials on the effect of body weight loss on sex hormones levels...
  60. doi request reprint Post-prandial glucose and diabetic complications: systematic review of observational studies
    Edoardo Mannucci
    Diabetes Agency, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Careggi Teaching Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, via delle Oblate n 4, 50141, Florence, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 49:307-14. 2012
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Hypogonadism as a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality in men: a meta-analytic study
    Giovanni Corona
    Sexual Medicine and Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 165:687-701. 2011
    ..To verify whether hypogonadism represents a risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality and to verify whether testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) improves CV parameters in subjects with known CV diseases (CVDs)...
  62. doi request reprint Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Matteo Monami
    Unit of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 160:909-17. 2009
    ..The role of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists in the treatment of type 2 diabetes is debated; many recent trials, which were not included in previous meta-analyses, could add relevant information...
  63. ncbi request reprint All-cause mortality in diabetic patients treated with combinations of sulfonylureas and biguanides
    Edoardo Mannucci
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 20:44-7. 2004
    ..This study was aimed at the assessment of mortality in patients treated with low-dose combinations of sulfonylureas and biguanides...
  64. doi request reprint Testosterone and metabolic syndrome: a meta-analysis study
    Giovanni Corona
    Andrology and Sexual Medicine Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 8:272-83. 2011
    ..Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is often associated with male hypogonadism. Despite the well-known link, the role of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in MetS has not been completely clarified...
  65. doi request reprint Sociodemographic and clinical features of gender identity disorder: an Italian multicentric evaluation
    Alessandra D Fisher
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:408-19. 2013
    ..Currently, no descriptive studies focusing on MtFs and FtMs attending an Italian clinic are available...
  66. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prognostic significance of hypoglycemia in hospitalized non-diabetic elderly patients
    Edoardo Mannucci
    Department of Critical Care and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence, and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:446-51. 2006
    ..To assess the incidence and prognostic value of hypoglycemia in hospitalized non-diabetic elderly patients...
  67. pmc Rosiglitazone and risk of cancer: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Matteo Monami
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Care 31:1455-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials is to assess the effect of rosiglitazone on the incidence of cancer...
  68. doi request reprint Sexual and cardiovascular correlates of male unfaithfulness
    Alessandra D Fisher
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 9:1508-18. 2012
    ..Therefore, the study of this sensitive topic is extremely complex, and its prevalence is often underestimated...
  69. doi request reprint Impairment of couple relationship in male patients with sexual dysfunction is associated with overt hypogonadism
    Giovanni Corona
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 6:2591-600. 2009
    ..Couple sexual dysfunction is a common, but not often studied, problem...
  70. ncbi request reprint Metformin beyond diabetes: new life for an old drug
    Carlo M Rotella
    Endocrinology Unit, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Florence Medical School, Florence, Italy
    Curr Diabetes Rev 2:307-15. 2006
    ....
  71. pmc Adipokines as possible new predictors of cardiovascular diseases: a case control study
    Laura Pala
    SOD of Endocrinology, AOUC, 50139 Florence, Italy
    J Nutr Metab 2012:253428. 2012
    ..The present study confirms that low adiponectin is associated with increased incidents of IHD, but not CVD, and suggests, for the first time, a major effect of visfatin, aFABP, and RBP4 in the development of cardiovascular disease...
  72. doi request reprint Prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in diabetic patients
    Francesca Innocenti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 1, 50141, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:499-507. 2010
    ..245, CI: 1.503-7.005, P = 0.003). In diabetic patients with known or suspected CAD, presence of viability and severe ischemia during DSE are independently associated with higher occurrence of hard cardiac events...
  73. doi request reprint Are psychopathological features relevant predictors of glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes? A prospective study
    Francesco Rotella
    Diabetes Agency, Careggi Teaching Hospital and University of Florence, Largo Brambilla 3, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 49:S179-84. 2012
    ..These areas should be adequately explored for obtaining an overall picture of the psychological determinants of appropriate metabolic control in diabetes...
  74. doi request reprint Long-acting insulin analogues versus NPH human insulin in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Matteo Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:184-9. 2008
    ..Aim of the present meta-analysis is the assessment of differences with respect to HbA1c, incidence of hypoglycaemia, weight gain, between NPH human insulin and each long-acting analogue...
  75. ncbi request reprint [Psychological disorders and cardiovascular diseases]
    Matteo Monami
    Unità Funzionale di Gerontologia e Geriatria, Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica, Universita degli Studi, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Firenze
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 8:335-48. 2007
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Calcium channel blockers and nephroprotection
    Andrea Ungar
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 17:31-9. 2005
    ..This paper reviews the main pathophysiological aspects of renal damage in hypertension, the effects of various types of calcium channel blockers (CCBs) on renal function, and their role in nephroprotection...
  77. ncbi request reprint Is the evidence from clinical trials for cardiovascular risk or harm for glitazones convincing?
    Edoardo Mannucci
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Curr Diab Rep 9:342-7. 2009
    ..This article reviews the available clinical evidence on the cardiovascular effects of TZDs, discussing possible mechanisms underlying the observed effects and suggesting some directions for future research...
  78. doi request reprint Short-acting insulin analogues vs. regular human insulin in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    E Mannucci
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 11:53-9. 2009
    ..Short-acting insulin analogues, in comparison with regular human insulin (HRI), provide a greater control of postprandial glucose, while their superiority on haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is controversial...
  79. doi request reprint Glucagon-like peptide-1 response to meals and post-prandial hyperglycemia in Type 2 diabetic patients
    E Mannucci
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, 50134 Florence, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:147-50. 2010
    ..This study is aimed at the assessment of the relationship between meal-induced GLP-1 and post-prandial hyperglycemia in Type 2 diabetic patients...
  80. doi request reprint Safety of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Matteo Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Careggi Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Curr Med Res Opin 27:57-64. 2011
    ..The aim of the present meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials is the assessment of the effect of DPP4i on the incidence of major cardiovascular events (MACE), cancer, and pancreatitis...
  81. pmc Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and bone fractures: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Matteo Monami
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology and Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Careggi Teaching Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Care 34:2474-6. 2011
    ..Incretin hormones increase bone density in experimental models, but the effect of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors on bone fractures has not been reported so far...
  82. pmc Glucagon-like peptide-1, diabetes, and cognitive decline: possible pathophysiological links and therapeutic opportunities
    Enrico Mossello
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Careggi Teaching Hospital, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Exp Diabetes Res 2011:281674. 2011
    ..Drug treatments enhancing GLP-1 activity hold out hope for treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and cognitive decline...
  83. ncbi request reprint Long-acting insulin analogues vs. NPH human insulin in type 1 diabetes. A meta-analysis
    M Monami
    Unit of Geriatrics, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 11:372-8. 2009
    ..Aim of this meta-analysis is the assessment of differences with respect to HbA1c (Glycated hemoglobin), incidence of hypoglycaemia, and weight gain, between NPH human insulin and each long-acting analogue...
  84. ncbi request reprint National Cholesterol Educational Program and International Diabetes Federation diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome in an Italian cohort: results from the FIBAR Study
    E Mannucci
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 30:925-30. 2007
    ..Few data are available in Caucasian non-diabetic subjects...
  85. ncbi request reprint How many components for the metabolic syndrome? Results of exploratory factor analysis in the FIBAR study
    E Mannucci
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:719-26. 2007
    ..Factor analysis can be used as a basis for the determination of diagnostic criteria for the metabolic syndrome (MS). This approach can be used as a basis for the determination of diagnostic criteria for MS...
  86. doi request reprint Treatment with insulin secretagogues and cancer-related mortality in type 2 diabetic patients a retrospective cohort study
    M Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Geriatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 116:184-9. 2008
    ..Recent evidence suggests that some hypoglycemic treatments could affect the incidence of malignancies. This study was aimed at the assessment of cancer-related mortality in type 2 diabetic patients treated with different hypoglycemic drugs...
  87. ncbi request reprint National Cholesterol Education Program and International Diabetes Federation definitions of metabolic syndrome in the prediction of diabetes. Results from the FIrenze-Bagno A Ripoli study
    E Mannucci
    Diabetes Section, Geriatric Unit, Department of Critical Care, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 10:430-5. 2008
    ..Aim of the present investigation is to compare the predictive value for diabetes of NCEP and IDF definitions of MS in a large sample of predominantly Caucasian subjects...
  88. ncbi request reprint IDF and ATP-III definitions of metabolic syndrome in the prediction of all-cause mortality in type 2 diabetic patients
    M Monami
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 9:350-3. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the prognostic value of IDF criteria in diabetic patients, in comparison with previous ATP-III criteria...
  89. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in treatment strategies for acute myocardial infarction: a population-based study
    Alessandro Barchielli
    Epidemiology Unit, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1355-60. 2004
    ..To compare across four age groups (<65, 65-74, 75-84, > or =85) the determinants of coronary reperfusion therapy (CRT) use in ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction (STE-AMI)...
  90. doi request reprint Hypoprolactinemia: a new clinical syndrome in patients with sexual dysfunction
    Giovanni Corona
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 6:1457-66. 2009
    ..The physiological role of prolactin (PRL) in male sexual behavior is poorly understood. Conversely, the association between PRL pathological elevation in both reproductive and sexual behavior is well defined...
  91. doi request reprint Pioglitazone and cardiovascular risk. A comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    E Mannucci
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 10:1221-38. 2008
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials (RCT) was to assess whether pioglitazone is also associated with increased cardiovascular risk, as recently reported for rosiglitazone...
  92. ncbi request reprint Are sulphonylureas all the same? A cohort study on cardiovascular and cancer-related mortality
    M Monami
    Geriatric Unit, Department of Critical Care, University of Florence Medical School, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 23:479-84. 2007
    ..Aim of the present study is the comparison of all-cause, cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular mortality, and cardiac morbidity, between patients treated with glibenclamide and gliclazide...
  93. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and pulse pressure
    E Mannucci
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Diabetes Obes Metab 9:600-2. 2007
    ..Aim of the present study is to verify the association of high PP with metabolic syndrome (MS) and with its individual components...
  94. doi request reprint Prevention of cardiovascular disease through glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    E Mannucci
    Section of Geriatric Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:604-12. 2009
    ..Aim of this meta-analysis is the assessment of the effects of improvement of glycemic control on the incidence of cardiovascular diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  95. ncbi request reprint Indexes of abdominal adiposity in patients with type 2 diabetes
    E Mannucci
    Department of Critical Care, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:535-40. 2004
    ..To assess the relationship of waist circumference and weight/height ratio with height, and their association with components of the metabolic syndrome, in Type 2 diabetic patients...
  96. ncbi request reprint Isolated ambulatory hypertension is common in outpatients referred to a hypertension centre
    A Ungar
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics Hypertension Centre, University of Florence, and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 18:897-903. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that isolated ambulatory hypertension is very common and probably the indications for ABPM should be more extensive in outpatients referred to hypertensive centre...
  97. ncbi request reprint Finger sepsis in two poorly controlled diabetic patients with reuse of lancets
    Matteo Monami
    Diabetes Care 25:1103. 2002
  98. doi request reprint Management of acute myocardial infarction in the real world: a summary report from The Ami-Florence Italian Registry
    Daniela Balzi
    Epidemiology Unit, Azienda Sanitaria Firenze, Viale Michelangelo 41, 50125 Florence, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 3:109-15. 2008
    ..These results suggest the need for interdisciplinary reassessing the adherence to therapeutic guidelines and the criteria adopted in the real clinical world to select patients for CRT during STEMI...
  99. ncbi request reprint Use of an oxidized regenerated cellulose and collagen composite for healing of chronic diabetic foot ulcers: a report of two cases
    Matteo Monami
    Diabetes Care 25:1892-3. 2002