Antonio Pelliccia

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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 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
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Patterns of ventricular tachyarrhythmias associated with training, deconditioning and retraining in elite athletes without cardiovascular abnormalities
    Alessandro Biffi
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:697-703. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Left ventricular systolic performance is improved in elite athletes
    Stefano Caselli
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Largo Piero Gabrielli 1, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 12:514-9. 2011
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. 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
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  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 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Patterns of ventricular tachyarrhythmias associated with training, deconditioning and retraining in elite athletes without cardiovascular abnormalities
    Alessandro Biffi
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:697-703. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Left ventricular systolic performance is improved in elite athletes
    Stefano Caselli
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Largo Piero Gabrielli 1, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 12:514-9. 2011
    ..We sought to investigate the systolic time interval (STI) and efficiency of left ventricular (LV) contraction comparatively in elite athletes and healthy sedentary controls by means of three-dimensional echocardiography (3DE)...
  10. 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)...
  11. doi request reprint Three-dimensional echocardiographic characterization of left ventricular remodeling in Olympic athletes
    Stefano Caselli
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Rome, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 108:141-7. 2011
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  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Italian cardiological guidelines for sports eligibility in athletes with heart disease: part 2
    Alessandro Biffi
    National Italian Olympic Committee, Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:500-15. 2013
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  14. 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
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint The athlete's heart in adolescent Africans: an electrocardiographic and echocardiographic study
    Fernando M Di Paolo
    Institute of Sport Medicine and Science, CONI, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1029-36. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to define electrocardiographic (ECG) and echocardiographic characteristics of adolescent African athletes...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Italian cardiological guidelines for sports eligibility in athletes with heart disease: part 1
    Alessandro Biffi
    National Italian Olympic Committee, Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:477-99. 2013
    ....
  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 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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  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Three-dimensional echocardiographic characterization of patients with left ventricular noncompaction
    Stefano Caselli
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Rome, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:203-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the extent of noncompacted myocardium using a new three-dimensional echocardiographic parameter...
  27. 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
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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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  32. 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
  33. 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...
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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...
  38. 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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  39. 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
  40. 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
    ....
  41. 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
    ....
  42. 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...
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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