Giuseppe Schillaci

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical improvement of psoriasis in an AIDS patient effectively treated with combination antiretroviral therapy
    Giuseppe Vittorio Luigi De Socio
    Infectious Disease Clinic, University of Perugia, Italy
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:74-5. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Fusobacterium nucleatum endocarditis mimicking polymyalgia rheumatica
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Italy
    South Med J 102:1082-4. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Relations between cardiovascular risk estimates and subclinical atherosclerosis in naive HIV patients: results from the HERMES study
    G V L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria Hospital, Perugia, Italy
    Int J STD AIDS 21:267-72. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Topical cidofovir for severe warts in a patient affected by AIDS and Hodgkin's lymphoma
    G V L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Int J STD AIDS 19:715-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Identifying HIV patients with an unfavorable cardiovascular risk profile in the clinical practice: results from the SIMONE study
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria Hospital, Perugia, Italy
    J Infect 57:33-40. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Monolateral visual loss due to cryptococcal meningitis
    Giuseppe Vittorio Luigi De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Perugia Italy
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:76-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Malignant syphilis with ocular involvement in an HIV-infected patient
    G V L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Int J STD AIDS 22:298-300. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Is estimated cardiovascular risk higher in HIV-infected patients than in the general population?
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Unit of Infectious Diseases, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:805-12. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol levels in HIV-HCV infected patients treated with lopinavir/r: results from the SCOLTA project
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Ospedale Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Menghini 1, 06129 Perugia, Italy
    Biomed Pharmacother 62:16-20. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Negative influence of HIV infection on day-night blood pressure variability
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Unit of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria Hospital, Perugia, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:356-60. 2010

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Publications74

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical improvement of psoriasis in an AIDS patient effectively treated with combination antiretroviral therapy
    Giuseppe Vittorio Luigi De Socio
    Infectious Disease Clinic, University of Perugia, Italy
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:74-5. 2006
    ..In advanced HIV disease psoriasis could represent a clinical index of progression of HIV disease. Several pathogenetic factors involved in the clinical manifestations of psoriasis in the HIV-infected population are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Fusobacterium nucleatum endocarditis mimicking polymyalgia rheumatica
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Italy
    South Med J 102:1082-4. 2009
    ..An atypical evolution of a common rheumatic disorder such as polymyalgia rheumatica should alert physicians to the possibility of bacterial endocarditis...
  3. doi request reprint Relations between cardiovascular risk estimates and subclinical atherosclerosis in naive HIV patients: results from the HERMES study
    G V L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria Hospital, Perugia, Italy
    Int J STD AIDS 21:267-72. 2010
    ..The GFRS and vascular age were highly predictive. We recommend a carotid ultrasonographic examination at least among HIV patients with GFRS > or =6% or with an elevated waist circumference...
  4. doi request reprint Topical cidofovir for severe warts in a patient affected by AIDS and Hodgkin's lymphoma
    G V L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Int J STD AIDS 19:715-6. 2008
    ..In similar clinical condition topical anti-human papillomavirus therapy may prove to be safe and curative...
  5. doi request reprint Identifying HIV patients with an unfavorable cardiovascular risk profile in the clinical practice: results from the SIMONE study
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria Hospital, Perugia, Italy
    J Infect 57:33-40. 2008
    ..To identify and characterize HIV-infected patients at higher cardiovascular risk in ordinary clinical settings...
  6. doi request reprint Monolateral visual loss due to cryptococcal meningitis
    Giuseppe Vittorio Luigi De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Perugia Italy
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 10:76-8. 2011
    ..At 3 months of follow-up, complete clinical resolution was obtained. In this case, in the presence of effective antiretroviral and antifungal treatment, a short course of metilprednisolone was a safe therapy...
  7. doi request reprint Malignant syphilis with ocular involvement in an HIV-infected patient
    G V L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Int J STD AIDS 22:298-300. 2011
    ..We emphasize the importance of lues maligna in the differential diagnosis of HIV-infected patients with diffuse ulceronodular lesions as well as the usefulness of histological investigations and IHC studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Is estimated cardiovascular risk higher in HIV-infected patients than in the general population?
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Unit of Infectious Diseases, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:805-12. 2007
    ..In our patients intervention to modify traditional risk factors should be addressed primarily towards modifying smoking habits...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol levels in HIV-HCV infected patients treated with lopinavir/r: results from the SCOLTA project
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Ospedale Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Menghini 1, 06129 Perugia, Italy
    Biomed Pharmacother 62:16-20. 2008
    ..This study investigated changes in lipid levels, comparing patients with HIV infection alone and those with HCV too, in the lopinavir/r cohort of the SCOLTA project...
  10. doi request reprint Negative influence of HIV infection on day-night blood pressure variability
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Unit of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria Hospital, Perugia, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:356-60. 2010
    ..We compared circadian BP profile in treatment-naive HIV-infected patients and in healthy control subjects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Microparticles derived from endothelial progenitor cells in patients at different cardiovascular risk
    Matteo Pirro
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 197:757-67. 2008
    ..We also investigated the relationship of EPCs-derived microparticles to cardiovascular risk factors and aortic stiffness, a marker of cardiovascular risk and impaired vascular repair by EPCs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory arterial stiffness index is not a specific marker of reduced arterial compliance
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 49:986-91. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Early vascular damage in primary hypoalphalipoproteinemia
    Gaetano Vaudo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Angiology, and Atherosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Metabolism 52:328-32. 2003
    ..45 and -0.49, respectively; both P <.05). In conclusion, subjects with primary hypoalpha, without overt cardiovascular disease, are characterized by an impaired endothelial function and by an increase in large-artery IMT...
  14. doi request reprint Influence of short-term rosuvastatin therapy on endothelial progenitor cells and endothelial function
    Matteo Pirro
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 14:14-21. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Age-specific relationship of aortic pulse wave velocity with left ventricular geometry and function in hypertension
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia Medical School, Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Menghini, 1, IT 06129 Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 49:317-21. 2007
    ..With increasing age, a relationship between aortic PWV (as a measure of arterial stiffness) and left ventricular concentric geometry emerges, which ultimately leads to a depressed ventricular systolic function...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of elevated white blood cell count in hypertension
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia Medical School, Perugia, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 20:364-9. 2007
    ..However, as yet the prognostic significance of white blood cell (WBC) count in the setting of uncomplicated hypertension has not been investigated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Different impact of the metabolic syndrome on left ventricular structure and function in hypertensive men and women
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 47:881-6. 2006
    ..The effect of MS is more pronounced in women and is partly independent from the effect of several hemodynamic and nonhemodynamic determinants of LV mass...
  18. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome is associated with aortic stiffness in untreated essential hypertension
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 45:1078-82. 2005
    ..Central, but not general, adiposity is an important determinant of aortic stiffness in hypertension...
  19. ncbi request reprint Increased C-reactive protein concentrations in never-treated hypertension: the role of systolic and pulse pressures
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Medicina Interna, Angiologia e Malattie da Arteriosclerosi, Policlinico Monteluce, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Via B Brunamonti 51, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    J Hypertens 21:1841-6. 2003
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Relation between renal function within the normal range and central and peripheral arterial stiffness in hypertension
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 48:616-21. 2006
    ..These relations are in part independent from the effect of several confounders, including age, sex, and blood pressure values...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relevance of homocysteine on brachial flow-mediated vasodilatation and carotid and femoral intima-media thickness in patients with hypercholesterolemia
    Gaetano Vaudo
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia School of Medicine, Via Brunamonti 51, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 93:1413-6, A9. 2004
    ..Homocysteine levels seem to be an additional factor in the initial atherosclerotic damage of patients with hypercholesterolemia...
  22. doi request reprint Aortic stiffness in untreated adult patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 52:308-13. 2008
    ..PWV increases with increasing serum gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase concentration. Our data support the hypothesis that HIV infection is a risk factor for arteriosclerosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Increased ratio of CD31+/CD42- microparticles to endothelial progenitors as a novel marker of atherosclerosis in hypercholesterolemia
    Matteo Pirro
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:2530-5. 2006
    ..We also studied the in vitro effect of microparticles from hypercholesterolemic patients on endothelial progenitor survival...
  24. ncbi request reprint Plasma C-reactive protein in subjects with hypo/hyperalphalipoproteinemias
    Matteo Pirro
    Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy
    Metabolism 52:432-6. 2003
    ..In conclusion, in subjects with Hypo-A or Hyper-A, HDL-C levels may account for plasma CRP variations independent of other potential cardiovascular risk factors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of rosuvastatin on 3-nitrotyrosine and aortic stiffness in hypercholesterolemia
    Matteo Pirro
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Ospedale R Silvestrini, S Andrea delle Fratte, 06100 Perugia, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:436-41. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the short-term effect of cholesterol lowering with rosuvastatin on 3-nitrotyrosine (3-NT), a marker of peroxynitrite-mediated oxidative stress, and on arterial stiffness...
  26. doi request reprint Functional impairment of the arterial wall in primary Sjögren's syndrome: combined action of immunologic and inflammatory factors
    Roberto Gerli
    University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:712-8. 2010
    ..The arterial wall was functionally evaluated in SS subjects with analysis of the role played by disease-related factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Precocious intima-media thickening in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome
    Gaetano Vaudo
    University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3890-7. 2005
    ..The present study therefore used this model to describe the presence of accelerated ATS in a group of young women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of prolonged ventricular repolarization in hypertension
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia Medical School, Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Menghini, 1, 06132 Perugia, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 166:909-13. 2006
    ..QT interval prolongation on the surface electrocardiogram (ECG) predicts cardiovascular complications in high-risk subjects, but its prognostic role in uncomplicated hypertension has been understudied...
  29. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of inflammation with short-term dietary intervention is associated with a reduction of arterial stiffness in subjects with hypercholesterolaemia
    Matteo Pirro
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:497-502. 2004
    ..Whether mitigation of low-grade systemic inflammation, through a low-cholesterol/low-saturated fat diet, may have a role in improving arterial stiffness is still untested...
  30. ncbi request reprint Paraoxonase-1 activity modulates endothelial function in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Leonella Pasqualini
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 183:349-54. 2005
    ..40, p=0.008), brachial-artery diameter (beta=-0.39, p=0.01) and male sex (beta=-0.27, p=0.04). These finding support the importance of PON1 activity as a modulating factor of the endothelial function...
  31. ncbi request reprint Early atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis: effects of smoking on thickness of the carotid artery intima media
    Roberto Gerli
    Section of Internal Medicine and Oncological Sciences, Center for the Study of Rheumatic Diseases, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1051:281-90. 2005
    ..RA is associated with higher carotid artery bifurcation IMT. The profile of factors associated with IMT values is different between RA patients and controls. Smoking is an important factor augmenting early atherosclerosis in RA patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Plasma viscosity in isolated systolic hypertension: the role of pulse pressure
    Giovanni Ciuffetti
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Atherosclerosis, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 18:1005-8. 2005
    ..Systolic BP and PP appear to be major determinants of PV levels in these patients, independent of the potential proinflammatory action of traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reduced number of circulating endothelial progenitors and HOXA9 expression in CD34+ cells of hypertensive patients
    Matteo Pirro
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:2093-9. 2007
    ..The objective of our study was to measure the expression of HOXA9 in CD34+ cells from hypertensive patients and to investigate its correlation with the number of circulating EPCs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of body weight changes on 24-hour blood pressure and left ventricular mass in hypertension: a 4-year follow-up
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Via Brunamonti 51, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 16:634-9. 2003
    ..Few data are available on the long-term effects of weight loss on 24-h blood pressure (BP) and left ventricular mass in overweight hypertensive patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol effects on the endothelial function in hyperlipemia
    Graziana Lupattelli
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy
    Metabolism 52:1191-5. 2003
    ..05). Our data suggest that in hyperlipemic subjects free of cardiovascular disease low HDL-c negatively modulates endothelial function through a lack of oxidation inhibition and a concomitant overexpression of adhesion molecules...
  36. doi request reprint On-treatment C-reactive protein and HDL cholesterol levels in patients at intermediate cardiovascular risk: impact on carotid intima-media thickness
    Matteo Pirro
    Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy
    Life Sci 93:338-43. 2013
    ..The influence of blood pressure and anti-hypertensive therapy on the association between CRP and CIMT was evaluated...
  37. doi request reprint Aortic stiffness is increased in polymyalgia rheumatica and improves after steroid treatment
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Medicina Interna, Angiologia e Malattie da Arteriosclerosi, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Ospedale S Maria della Misericordia piazzale G Menghini, 1 06129 Perugia, Italy
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:1151-6. 2012
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate whether aortic stiffness is increased in PMR and whether it improves after steroid treatment...
  38. doi request reprint Large-artery stiffness: a reversible marker of cardiovascular risk in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 218:96-101. 2011
    ..We investigated whether aortic stiffness, an early marker of arteriosclerosis and a strong predictor of cardiovascular risk, is increased in pHPT, and whether it improves after parathyroidectomy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha response in rheumatoid arthritis is associated with an increase in serum soluble CD30
    Roberto Gerli
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Rheumatol 35:14-9. 2008
    ..To verify the contribution of this T cell subset to disease remission, sCD30 levels were analyzed longitudinally in patients with active RA following infliximab therapy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Capillary rarefaction and abnormal cardiovascular reactivity in hypertension
    Giovanni Ciuffetti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Monteluce Hospital, Italy
    J Hypertens 21:2297-303. 2003
    ..To determine the effects of capillary rarefaction on cardiovascular reactivity and microcirculatory functioning in essential hypertension...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of isolated, non-specific left ventricular repolarization abnormalities in hypertension
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Hypertens 22:407-14. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic significance of such changes...
  42. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and recommended lipid goals attainment among patients referred in a tertiary care lipid clinic
    Matteo Pirro
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, and Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Menghini, Perugia, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 22:412-7. 2011
    ..We investigated the burden of cardiovascular risk and the distance of lipid fractions from the recommended targets by statin therapy and risk status in patients referred to a tertiary care lipid clinic...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of treatment with protease inhibitors on aortic stiffness in adult patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology, and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Italy
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:2381-5. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that aortic stiffness, an early marker of arteriosclerosis, may be increased in HIV patients treated with protease inhibitors...
  44. doi request reprint Prognostic value of low and high ankle-brachial index in hospitalized medical patients
    Leonella Pasqualini
    Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 23:240-4. 2012
    ..The ankle-brachial pressure index (ABI) represents a noninvasive, objective tool to diagnose PAD and to predict adverse outcome...
  45. doi request reprint Combined effects of office and 24-h blood pressure on aortic stiffness in human hypertension
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia Medical School, Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Menghini, 1, IT 06129 Perugia, Italy
    J Hypertens 29:869-75. 2011
    ..Office BP may not always reflect BP behaviour away from the medical environment, and it is uncertain whether office or out-of-office BP values are stronger determinants of arterial stiffness...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prostaglandin E1 improves endothelial function in critical limb ischemia
    Simona Marchesi
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia Medical School, Via Brunacci Brunamonti, 51 IT 06122 Perugia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 41:249-53. 2003
    ..0 +/- 1.1% to 3.1 +/- 0.6% and 5.2 +/- 2.1%, both p < 0.05). In conclusion, treatment with PGE1 determines a significant improvement in endothelial function in patients with critical limb ischemia...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of the metabolic syndrome in essential hypertension
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1817-22. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the prognostic significance of the metabolic syndrome in hypertension...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of serial electrocardiographic voltage and repolarization changes in essential hypertension: the HEART Survey study
    Paolo Verdecchia
    Clinical Research Unit in Preventive Cardiology, Hospital S Maria della Misericordia, Perugia, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 20:997-1004. 2007
    ..The interpretation of serial electrocardiographic (ECG) changes in hypertensive subjects is uncertain. We tested the hypothesis that serial changes in repolarization and voltage are independent determinants of outcome...
  49. doi request reprint Relationship between short-term blood pressure variability and large-artery stiffness in human hypertension: findings from 2 large databases
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita di Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 60:369-77. 2012
    ..This relationship is stronger with measures of BP variability focusing on short-term changes, such as ARV and weighted 24-hour SD...
  50. doi request reprint Visceral fat positively correlates with cholesterol synthesis in dyslipidaemic patients
    Graziana Lupattelli
    Internal Medicine, Angiology and Atherosclerosis, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 42:164-70. 2012
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term incidence of stroke in white-coat hypertension
    Paolo Verdecchia
    Dipartimento Malattie Cardiovascolari, Ospedale R Silvestrini, Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 45:203-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, WCH was not associated with a definitely increased risk of stroke during the total follow-up period. However, WCH might not be a benign condition for stroke in the long term...
  52. ncbi request reprint Endothelial microparticles and arterial stiffness: casual coincidence or causative culprit?
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 20:965-6. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of treatment-induced changes in twenty-four-hour mean and pulse pressures in adult hypertensive patients
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 90:896-9. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint Association of parathyroid hormone and 25-OH-vitamin D levels with arterial stiffness in postmenopausal women with vitamin D insufficiency
    Matteo Pirro
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Diseases, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Atheroscler Thromb 19:924-31. 2012
    ..We therefore investigated the association between PTH and aortic stiffness in postmenopausal women with reduced 25-OH-vitamin D levels...
  55. doi request reprint Adiponectin and hypertension: the connection lies within the fat
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Disease, University of Perugia, Hospital S Maria della Misericordia, Perugia, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 21:374-5. 2008
  56. ncbi request reprint CD4+CD28- T lymphocytes contribute to early atherosclerotic damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Roberto Gerli
    Center for the Study of Rheumatic Diseases, Section of Internal Medicine and Oncological Sciences, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Policlinico di Monteluce, I 06122 Perugia, Italy
    Circulation 109:2744-8. 2004
    ..However, the potential association between CD4+CD28null T cells and early atherosclerotic changes in RA has never been investigated...
  57. doi request reprint A review of the role of electrocardiography in the diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertension
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, and Ospedale S Maria, Unità di Medicina Interna, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Terni, Italy
    J Electrocardiol 45:617-23. 2012
    ..Hence, traditional interpretation of standard ECG maintains an important role for cardiovascular risk stratification in hypertension...
  58. doi request reprint Cervical spondylodiscitis with spinal epidural abscess caused by Aggregatibacter aphrophilus
    Leonella Pasqualini
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia Medical School, Hospital, Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Menghini 1, I 06129 Perugia, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 57:652-5. 2008
    ..The source of infection was identified as a periodontal infection. The patient was successfully treated with systemic antibiotics...
  59. ncbi request reprint Day-to-day variability of electrocardiographic diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive patients. Influence of electrode placement
    Fabio Angeli
    Clinical Research Unit Preventive Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, R Silvestrini Hospital, Perugia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:812-6. 2006
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control Rate of Hypertension in HIV-Infected Patients: The HIV-HY Study
    Giuseppe Vittorio De Socio
    Unit of Infectious Diseases, Perugia University Hospital, Perugia, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 27:222-8. 2014
    ..We aimed to assess the prevalence of hypertension in an unselected human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected population and to identify factors associated with hypertension prevalence, treatment, and control...
  61. pmc Diagnostic performance of a multiple real-time PCR assay in patients with suspected sepsis hospitalized in an internal medicine ward
    Leonella Pasqualini
    Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Diseases Section, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1285-8. 2012
    ..049) compared to BC. These results suggest that, in patients with suspected sepsis, hospitalized in an internal medicine ward, SF could be a highly valuable adjunct to conventional BC, particularly in patients under antibiotic treatment...
  62. pmc A 32-year-old woman with breast swelling and crepitant rales
    Elmo Mannarino
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    CMAJ 171:1172. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm complicating an asymptomatic myocardial infarction
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Echocardiography 21:663-4. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint Direct association between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and endothelial function in hyperlipemia
    Graziana Lupattelli
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Atherosclerosis, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 90:648-50. 2002
  65. ncbi request reprint A low pulse pressure is an independent predictor of mortality in heart failure: data from a large nationwide cardiology database (IN-CHF Registry)
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:892-8. 2004
    ..We analyzed the data from the Italian Network of Congestive Heart Failure Registry to test the prognostic role of PP in patients with heart failure...
  66. ncbi request reprint Change in cardiovascular risk profile by echocardiography in low- or medium-risk hypertension
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Hypertens 20:1519-25. 2002
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Risk of cardiovascular disease in relation to achieved office and ambulatory blood pressure control in treated hypertensive subjects
    Paolo Verdecchia
    Università di Perugia ed Ospedale R Silvestrini, Dipartimento di Malattie Cardiovascolari, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:878-85. 2002
    ..We investigated the prognostic impact of 24-h blood pressure control in treated hypertensive subjects...
  68. ncbi request reprint Awake systolic blood pressure variability correlates with target-organ damage in hypertensive subjects
    Alfonso Tatasciore
    Institute of Cardiology, Center of Excellence on Aging, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Hypertension 50:325-32. 2007
    ..Such relationship, found in subjects referred for recently suspected hypertension, likely appears early in the natural history of hypertension...
  69. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and preclinical atherosclerosis: focus on femoral arteries
    Gaetano Vaudo
    Internal Medicine, Angiology and Atherosclerosis, University of Perugia School of Medicine, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Piazzale Menghini, 1, 06100, Italy
    Metabolism 56:541-6. 2007
    ..Moreover, it focused on the strong influence of metabolic syndrome on preclinical atherosclerotic lesions at the femoral site...
  70. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein in hypertension: clinical significance and predictive value
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Unit of Internal Medicine, Angiology and Arteriosclerosis Disease, University of Perugia Medical School, Hospital S Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Menghini, 1, IT 06132 Perugia, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:500-8. 2006
    ..In this review, various aspects of the pathogenesis of inflammation in hypertension are summarized and connected with clinical studies that address the role of C-reactive protein in hypertensive disease...
  71. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in HIV patients
    Giuseppe V L De Socio
    AIDS 20:1682-3. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint Hypertrophy at ECG and its regression during treatment survey (HEART survey). Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of patients
    Paolo Verdecchia
    ANMCO Research Center, Florence, Italy
    Ital Heart J 4:479-83. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prognostic value of baseline ECG LVH and its serial changes in a large cohort of hypertensive patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Serum triglyceride concentration and coronary heart disease
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Circulation 105:e54. 2002
  74. ncbi request reprint Estimate of white-coat effect and arterial stiffness
    Giovanni de Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:827-31. 2007
    ..This study was designed to assess whether such a difference is associated with impairment of the conduit arterial system...