A Pelliccia

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The athlete's heart: remodeling, electrocardiogram and preparticipation screening
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Cardiol Rev 10:85-90. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Assessment of left ventricular hypertrophy in a trained athlete: differential diagnosis of physiologic athlete's heart from pathologic hypertrophy
    Antonio Pelliccia
    The Institute of Sport Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:387-96. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Aortic root dilatation in athletic population
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sport Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:432-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The genetics of left ventricular remodeling in competitive athletes
    Antonio Pelliccia
    National Institute of Sports Medicine, CONI, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:267-70. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes in athletes with marked ECG repolarization abnormalities
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    N Engl J Med 358:152-61. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The preparticipation cardiovascular screening of competitive athletes: is it time to change the customary clinical practice?
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Largo Piero Gabrielli 1 00197 Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 28:2703-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of abnormal electrocardiograms in a large, unselected population undergoing pre-participation cardiovascular screening
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science CONI, Via dei Campi Sportivi, 46, 00197 Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 28:2006-10. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for competitive sports participation in athletes with cardiovascular disease: a consensus document from the Study Group of Sports Cardiology of the Working Group of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology and the Working Group of My
    Antonio Pelliccia
    National Institute of Sports Medicine, Italian National Olympic Committee, Via dei Campi Sportivi 46, 00197 Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:1422-45. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of left atrial remodeling in competitive athletes
    Antonio Pelliccia
    National Institute of Sports Medicine, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:690-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence for efficacy of the Italian national pre-participation screening programme for identification of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in competitive athletes
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Via dei Campi Sportivi, 46, 00197 Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:2196-200. 2006

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint The athlete's heart: remodeling, electrocardiogram and preparticipation screening
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Cardiol Rev 10:85-90. 2002
    ..However, such false-positive ECGs represent a potential limitation to the efficacy of routine ECG testing in the preparticipation cardiovascular screening of large athletic populations...
  2. doi request reprint Assessment of left ventricular hypertrophy in a trained athlete: differential diagnosis of physiologic athlete's heart from pathologic hypertrophy
    Antonio Pelliccia
    The Institute of Sport Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:387-96. 2012
    ..The recognition of HCM leads to disqualification from intense competitive sports to reduce sudden death risk and, when appropriate, permits initiation of therapeutic interventions...
  3. doi request reprint Aortic root dilatation in athletic population
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sport Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54:432-7. 2012
    ..Occasionally, dilation may be severe enough to warrant consideration for surgical treatment. Therefore, serial clinical and echocardiographic evaluations are recommended in athletes when aortic root exceeds the sex-specific thresholds...
  4. ncbi request reprint The genetics of left ventricular remodeling in competitive athletes
    Antonio Pelliccia
    National Institute of Sports Medicine, CONI, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:267-70. 2006
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  5. doi request reprint Outcomes in athletes with marked ECG repolarization abnormalities
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    N Engl J Med 358:152-61. 2008
    ..We assessed long-term clinical outcomes in athletes with ECGs characterized by marked repolarization abnormalities...
  6. ncbi request reprint The preparticipation cardiovascular screening of competitive athletes: is it time to change the customary clinical practice?
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Largo Piero Gabrielli 1 00197 Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 28:2703-5. 2007
    ..In particular, this change seems appropriate for elite athletes, a selected cohort of top-level competitors who have financial resources for a more comprehensive screening process...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of abnormal electrocardiograms in a large, unselected population undergoing pre-participation cardiovascular screening
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science CONI, Via dei Campi Sportivi, 46, 00197 Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 28:2006-10. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for competitive sports participation in athletes with cardiovascular disease: a consensus document from the Study Group of Sports Cardiology of the Working Group of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology and the Working Group of My
    Antonio Pelliccia
    National Institute of Sports Medicine, Italian National Olympic Committee, Via dei Campi Sportivi 46, 00197 Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:1422-45. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of left atrial remodeling in competitive athletes
    Antonio Pelliccia
    National Institute of Sports Medicine, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:690-6. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence for efficacy of the Italian national pre-participation screening programme for identification of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in competitive athletes
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Via dei Campi Sportivi, 46, 00197 Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:2196-200. 2006
    ..We assessed the diagnostic efficacy of Italian pre-participation screening programme with 12-lead ECG (in addition to history and physical examination) for identification of HCM...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of aortic root dilation in highly trained competitive athletes
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Largo Piero Gabrielli, 1, 00197 Rome, Italy
    Circulation 122:698-706, 3 p following 706. 2010
    ..Few data are available that address the impact of athletic training on aortic root size. We investigated the distribution, determinants, and clinical significance of aortic root dimension in a large population of highly trained athletes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Athlete's heart electrocardiogram mimicking hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    A Pelliccia
    Institute of Sport Science, Via dei Campi Sportivi 46, 00197 Rome, Italy
    Curr Cardiol Rep 3:147-51. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Remodeling of left ventricular hypertrophy in elite athletes after long-term deconditioning
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Science, Department of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 105:944-9. 2002
    ..The clinical significance and long-term consequences of left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy associated with intensive athletic conditioning remain unresolved...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physiologic left ventricular cavity dilatation in elite athletes
    A Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, and University La Sapienza, Rome
    Ann Intern Med 130:23-31. 1999
    ..This raises questions about the differential diagnosis between athlete's heart and dilated cardiomyopathy as well as possible disqualification from competitive sports...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of abnormal electrocardiographic patterns in trained athletes
    A Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Science, Department of Medicine, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Circulation 102:278-84. 2000
    ..Such false-positive ECGs represent a potential limitation to routine ECG testing as part of preparticipation screening...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exercise-related syncope in young competitive athletes without evidence of structural heart disease. Clinical presentation and long-term outcome
    F Colivicchi
    Division of Cardiology, S Filippo Neri Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur Heart J 23:1125-30. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study is to describe the clinical presentation, the yield of the initial diagnostic work-up and the long-term outcome of a series of consecutive competitive athletes with recurrent exercise-related syncopal spells...
  17. ncbi request reprint Athlete"s heart and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    A Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Science, Department of Medicine, Via dei Campi Sportivi, 46, 00197 Rome, Italy
    Curr Cardiol Rep 2:166-71. 2000
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  18. ncbi request reprint Global left ventricular shape is not altered as a consequence of physiologic remodeling in highly trained athletes
    A Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Science, Department of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 86:700-2, A9. 2000
    ..Athletes had greatly increased LV cavity dimension, wall thickness, volume, and mass; however, LV shape was normal in athletes, and associated with normal ejection fraction and diastolic filling pattern...
  19. doi request reprint Bethesda Conference #36 and the European Society of Cardiology Consensus Recommendations revisited a comparison of U.S. and European criteria for eligibility and disqualification of competitive athletes with cardiovascular abnormalities
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1990-6. 2008
    ..S. and European perspectives, with the aspiration of creating a unique and authoritative document applicable to the global sports medicine community...
  20. ncbi request reprint The natural course of bicuspid aortic valve in athletes
    A Spataro
    Department of Cardiology, National Institute of Sport Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Int J Sports Med 29:81-5. 2008
    ..However, athletes with bicuspid aortic valve should be viewed with caution, and continued clinical surveillance would be mandatory...
  21. doi request reprint Long-term clinical consequences of intense, uninterrupted endurance training in olympic athletes
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1619-25. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess incidence of cardiac events and/or left ventricular (LV) dysfunction in athletes exposed to strenuous and uninterrupted training for extended periods of time...
  22. doi request reprint Impaired energy expenditure despite normal cardiovascular capacity in children with type 1 diabetes
    D Fintini
    Cardiorespiratory and Sport Medicine Unit, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Horm Res Paediatr 78:1-7. 2012
    ..Benefit of fitness on children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is still debated. Aim: To evaluate the influence of physical activity on metabolic balance and exercise tolerance in prepubertal children affected by T1DM...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical significance of frequent and complex ventricular tachyarrhythmias in trained athletes
    Alessandro Biffi
    Institute of Sports Science, Department of Medicine, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:446-52. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the clinical relevance of ventricular tachyarrhythmias assessed by 24-h ambulatory electrocardiograms (ECG) in a large, unique, and prospectively evaluated athletic population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic changes associated with training and discontinuation of training in an athlete with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Patrizio Sarto
    Sports Medicine Unit, Noale Hospital, Venice, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 93:518-9. 2004
    ..Subsequently, and contrary to our advice, the athlete resumed training and professional soccer. One year later the electrocardiogram again showed a similar and markedly abnormal pattern without cardiac dimensional changes...
  25. doi request reprint Relation between training-induced left ventricular hypertrophy and risk for ventricular tachyarrhythmias in elite athletes
    Alessandro Biffi
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 101:1792-5. 2008
    ..These data offer a measure of clinical reassurance regarding the benign nature of ventricular tachyarrhythmias in elite athletes and the expression of athlete's heart...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of physical deconditioning on ventricular tachyarrhythmias in trained athletes
    Alessandro Biffi
    National Institute of Sports Medicine, Italian Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1053-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this research was to evaluate the impact of athletic training and, in particular, physical deconditioning, on frequent and/or complex ventricular tachyarrhythmias assessed by 24-h ambulatory (Holter) electrocardiogram (ECG)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Perforated aneurysms of left side valves during active infective endocarditis complicating hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
    S de Castro
    Department of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 3:100-2. 2002
    ..We performed transthoracic echocardiogram and transoesophageal echocardiography studies to define morphologic and hemodynamic features of infection, deciding the proper therapy and we planned the echocardiographic follow-up...
  28. doi request reprint Differentiation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy from other forms of left ventricular hypertrophy by means of three-dimensional echocardiography
    Stefano Caselli
    Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Morphologic Sciences, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 102:616-20. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the 3-dimensional echocardiographically derived MDI could be considered a useful and reliable additional tool in differentiating HC from other forms of LV hypertrophy...
  29. ncbi request reprint The "Athlete's Heart": relation to gender and race
    F M Di Paolo
    Institute of Sport Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Largo P Gabrielli 1, Rome 00197, Italy
    Cardiol Clin 25:383-9, v. 2007
    ..This article reviews the athlete's heart in relation to gender and race...
  30. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for participation in competitive sport and leisure-time physical activity in individuals with cardiomyopathies, myocarditis and pericarditis
    Antonio Pelliccia
    National Institute of Sports Medicine, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:876-85. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint Cardiac remodeling in women athletes and implications for cardiovascular screening
    Antonio Pelliccia
    National Institute of Sports Medicine, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1436-9. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Identification of professional scuba divers with patent foramen ovale at risk for decompression illness
    Domenico Cartoni
    Department of Clinical Medicine, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 94:270-3. 2004
    ..A wider patency diameter together with a higher membrane mobility are associated with the risk of developing the disease in divers with PFO...
  33. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for participation in leisure-time physical activity and competitive sports of patients with arrhythmias and potentially arrhythmogenic conditions. Part II: ventricular arrhythmias, channelopathies and implantable defibrillators
    Hein Heidbuchel
    Cardiology Electrophysiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:676-86. 2006
    ..Moreover, some particular recommendations for patients/athletes with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator are to be observed...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Cardiological protocols on evaluation of fitness for competitive sports]
    Pietro Delise
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale Civile, Via Brigata Bisagno, 4, 31015 Conegliano TV
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:502-46. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessment of regional systolic and diastolic wall motion velocities in highly trained athletes by pulsed wave Doppler tissue imaging
    Sandra Zoncu
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Cagliari, Policlinico Universitario, S S 554 Bivio Sestu, 3042 Monserrato Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:900-5. 2002
    ..This study suggests therefore the usefulness of PWDTI in the assessment of functional properties of "athlete's heart" and differentiation from pathologic cardiac conditions...
  36. ncbi request reprint Participation in leisure-time physical activities and competitive sports in patients with cardiovascular disease: how to get the benefits without incurring risks
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:315-7. 2005
  37. doi request reprint Differences in cardiac remodeling associated with race implications for pre-participation screening and the unfavorable situation of black athletes
    Antonio Pelliccia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2263-5. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for physical activity and recreational sports participation for young patients with genetic cardiovascular diseases
    Barry J Maron
    Circulation 109:2807-16. 2004
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  39. ncbi request reprint Cardiological guidelines for competitive sports eligibility
    Pietro Delise
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale Civile, Via Brigata Bisagno, 4 31015 Conegliano TV
    Ital Heart J 6:661-702. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint The heart of trained athletes: cardiac remodeling and the risks of sports, including sudden death
    Barry J Maron
    The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, 920 East 28th St, Suite 60, Minneapolis, MN 55407, USA
    Circulation 114:1633-44. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Prevention of sudden death in young athletes: a milestone in the history of sports cardiology
    Hans Bjørnstad
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:857-8. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Exercise and acute cardiovascular events placing the risks into perspective: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism and the Council on Clinical Cardiology
    Paul D Thompson
    Hartford Hospital, USA
    Circulation 115:2358-68. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint [Consensus statement of Multisocietary Task Force--prescription of physical exercise in the cardiological environment (First part)]
    Franco Giada
    Dipartimento Cardiovascolare, Ospedale Umberto I, Mestre Venezia
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 68:13-30. 2007
  44. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular pre-participation screening of young competitive athletes for prevention of sudden death: proposal for a common European protocol. Consensus Statement of the Study Group of Sport Cardiology of the Working Group of Cardiac Rehabilitation and
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padova, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:516-24. 2005
    ..The consensus document recommends the implementation of a common European screening protocol essentially based on 12-lead ECG...
  45. pmc Left ventricular remodelling index (LVRI) in various pathophysiological conditions: a real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic study
    Stefano De Castro
    Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Morphological Sciences, La Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Heart 93:205-9. 2007
    ..Various studies have reported a close correlation between real-time three-dimensional echocardiography (RT3DE) and cine magnetic resonance imaging studies for the assessment of cardiac volumes and mass...
  46. doi request reprint Exercise prescription for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases: part II
    Franco Giada
    Cardiovascular Department, Umberto I Hospital, Mestre Venice, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:641-52. 2008
    ..The rational principles underlying the prescription of physical activity in the cardiologic setting are described, as are the modalities for prescribing such activity...
  47. doi request reprint Exercise prescription for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases: part I
    Franco Giada
    Cardiovascular Department, Umberto I Hospital, Mestre Venice, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:529-44. 2008
    ..The rational principles underlying the prescription of physical activity in the cardiologic setting are described, as are the modalities for prescribing such activity...
  48. ncbi request reprint The cardiovascular evaluation of women athletes
    Benjamin D Levine
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1431-2. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Sport and arrhythmias: summary of an international symposium
    Franco Giada
    Cardiovascular Department, Umberto I Hospital, Via Circonvallazione 50, Venice Mestre, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:707-14. 2007
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  50. ncbi request reprint Two novel and one known mutation of the TGFBR2 gene in Marfan syndrome not associated with FBN1 gene defects
    Eliana Disabella
    Molecular Diagnostics, Cardiovascular and Transplant Pathology Laboratory, Transplant Research Area, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Hum Genet 14:34-8. 2006
    ..Accordingly, all patients proven or suspected to be affected by MFS with negative FBN1 gene screening could benefit from rapid investigation of the TGFBR2 gene...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effect of intensive resistance training on isotonic exercise Doppler indexes of left ventricular systolic function
    Enrique Z Fisman
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 89:887-91. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for participation in leisure-time physical activity and competitive sports in patients with arrhythmias and potentially arrhythmogenic conditions Part I: Supraventricular arrhythmias and pacemakers
    Hein Heidbuchel
    Department of Cardiology Electrophysiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:475-84. 2006
    ..e. Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome); atrial fibrillation; and atrial flutter. A related document discusses ventricular arrhythmias, channelopathies and implantable cardioverter defibrillators...