Paolo Calabro

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Affiliation: Second University of Naples
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of adiposity as a determinant of an inflammatory milieu
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, A O Monaldi, Naples, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:450-60. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of endothelin-1 and endothelin-1 receptor A gene polymorphisms in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Monaldi Hospital, Second University of Naples, Via L Bianchi, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:425-30. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of C-reactive protein in acute myocardial infarction and stroke: possible therapeutic approaches
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Via L Bianchi 8013 Naples, Italy
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 13:4-16. 2012
  4. pmc Thyroid function derangement and childhood obesity: an Italian experience
    Anna Grandone
    Department of Pediatrics F, Fede, Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Via Luigi De Crecchio 2, 80138, Napoli, Italy
    BMC Endocr Disord 10:8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity, inflammation, and vascular disease: the role of the adipose tissue as an endocrine organ
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Subcell Biochem 42:63-91. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of NaCl saline hydration and N-Acetyl Cysteine to prevent contrast induced nephropathy in different populations of patients at high and low risk undergoing coronary artery angiography
    P Calabro
    Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 58:35-40. 2010
  7. doi request reprint CRP and the risk of atherosclerotic events
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Via L Bianchi, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Semin Immunopathol 31:79-94. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Novel insights into the role of cardiotrophin-1 in cardiovascular diseases
    P Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Second University of Naples A O Monaldi, Via L Bianchi, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 46:142-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Adipose tissue-mediated inflammation: the missing link between obesity and cardiovascular disease?
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 4:25-34. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Intra-abdominal adiposity, inflammation, and cardiovascular risk: new insight into global cardiometabolic risk
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Curr Hypertens Rep 10:32-8. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint The role of adiposity as a determinant of an inflammatory milieu
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, A O Monaldi, Naples, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:450-60. 2008
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  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of endothelin-1 and endothelin-1 receptor A gene polymorphisms in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Monaldi Hospital, Second University of Naples, Via L Bianchi, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:425-30. 2012
    ..3-11) and indexed pulmonary vascular resistances (p = 0.01; OR = 1.1; CI = 1-1.2) as independent predictors of TT genotype. Our findings may suggest a potential link between specific genotypes in the EDNRA gene and susceptibility for PAH...
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of C-reactive protein in acute myocardial infarction and stroke: possible therapeutic approaches
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Via L Bianchi 8013 Naples, Italy
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 13:4-16. 2012
    ..Then a possible role for CRP to guide treatment of patient with ACS and stroke has been claimed and need to be specifically addressed by large randomized controlled trials...
  4. pmc Thyroid function derangement and childhood obesity: an Italian experience
    Anna Grandone
    Department of Pediatrics F, Fede, Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Via Luigi De Crecchio 2, 80138, Napoli, Italy
    BMC Endocr Disord 10:8. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity, inflammation, and vascular disease: the role of the adipose tissue as an endocrine organ
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Subcell Biochem 42:63-91. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of NaCl saline hydration and N-Acetyl Cysteine to prevent contrast induced nephropathy in different populations of patients at high and low risk undergoing coronary artery angiography
    P Calabro
    Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 58:35-40. 2010
    ..With a retrospective analysis authors evaluated the use of NaCl saline hydration and N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) to prevent CIN in different populations of patients at high and low risk undergoing coronary artery angiography...
  7. doi request reprint CRP and the risk of atherosclerotic events
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Via L Bianchi, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Semin Immunopathol 31:79-94. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Novel insights into the role of cardiotrophin-1 in cardiovascular diseases
    P Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Second University of Naples A O Monaldi, Via L Bianchi, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 46:142-8. 2009
    ..Therefore, CT-1 may represent a diagnostic, staging, and prognostic biomarker of cardiovascular diseases...
  9. doi request reprint Adipose tissue-mediated inflammation: the missing link between obesity and cardiovascular disease?
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 4:25-34. 2009
    ..This production of pro-atherogenic substances is of particular interest since an increase in the plasma levels of these mediators may provide a novel mechanistic link between obesity and its vascular complications...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intra-abdominal adiposity, inflammation, and cardiovascular risk: new insight into global cardiometabolic risk
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Curr Hypertens Rep 10:32-8. 2008
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  11. doi request reprint Use and efficacy of saline hydration and N-acetyl cysteine to prevent contrast-induced nephropathy in low-risk populations undergoing coronary artery angiography
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Monaldi Hospital, Second University of Naples, Via L Bianchi, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 6:503-7. 2011
    ..Our results show that even in patients at low risk, hydration with saline 0.9% plus NAC is useful and significantly reduces the incidence of CIN...
  12. doi request reprint Tissue factor is induced by resistin in human coronary artery endothelial cells by the NF-ĸB-dependent pathway
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy paolo calabro unina2 it
    J Vasc Res 48:59-66. 2011
    ..The aim of the study is to determine whether resistin might affect prothrombotic characteristics of human coronary artery endothelial cells (HCAECs)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between left atrial myocardial function and exercise capacity in patients with either idiopathic or ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy: a two-dimensional speckle strain study
    Antonello D'Andrea
    Second University of Naples, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 132:354-63. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Different effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on left atrial function in patients with either idiopathic or ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy: a two-dimensional speckle strain study
    Antonello D'Andrea
    Monaldi Hospital, Second University of Naples, Via G Martucci 35, 80121 Naples, Italy
    Eur Heart J 28:2738-48. 2007
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Left atrial volume index in highly trained athletes
    Antonello D'Andrea
    Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Am Heart J 159:1155-61. 2010
    ..Increase of left atrial (LA) diameter in trained athletes has been regarded as another component of the "athlete's heart"...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical course and risk profile in adolescents with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Giuseppe Limongelli
    Department of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 105:716-20. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Genotype-phenotype analysis and natural history of left ventricular hypertrophy in LEOPARD syndrome
    Giuseppe Limongelli
    Monaldi Hospital, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 146:620-8. 2008
    ..Further genotype-phenotype studies are warranted to fully elucidate the impact of the genotype on the natural history of patients with LS and LVH...
  18. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and usefulness of right ventricular ultrasonic tissue characterization with integrated backscatter in patients with unsuccessfully operatively "repaired" tetralogy of Fallot
    Giuseppe Pacileo
    Paediatric Cardiology, Second University, A O Monaldi, Naples, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 90:669-71. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein induces tissue factor expression and promotes smooth muscle and endothelial cell proliferation
    Plinio Cirillo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Cardiovasc Res 68:47-55. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether CRP might affect the prothrombotic and proliferative characteristics of endothelial (ECs) and smooth muscle cells (SMCs)...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy on cardiotrophin-1 circulating levels in patients with heart failure
    Giuseppe Limongelli
    Department of Cardiology, Monaldi Hospital, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 9:43-50. 2014
    ..02; CI 1.2-5.6; OR 3.1) and CT1 post-CRT (p = 0.01; CI 1.4-4.3; OR 2.7) as independent predictors of cardiac events. Analysis of CT-1 plasma levels deserves future consideration for larger, longitudinal studies in patients with CHF. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Activated platelets stimulate tissue factor expression in smooth muscle cells
    Plinio Cirillo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Thromb Res 112:51-7. 2003
    ..Because TF represents the initial trigger of the coagulation cascade, its expression in the arterial wall is tightly regulated...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of dynamic myocardial dyssynchrony on mitral regurgitation during supine bicycle exercise stress echocardiography in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and 'narrow' QRS
    Antonello D'Andrea
    Second University of Naples, Italy
    Eur Heart J 28:1004-11. 2007
    ....
  23. doi request reprint C-reactive protein is released in the coronary circulation and causes endothelial dysfunction in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Lavinia Forte
    Department of Cardio Thoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 152:7-12. 2011
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to determine whether CRP is produced in the culprit lesion and released within the coronary circulation of patients with ACS and whether it may affect coronary endothelial function...
  24. doi request reprint Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: do the genetics matter?
    Giuseppe Limongelli
    Cardiologia SUN, Monaldi Hospital, AO Colli, Second University of Naples, Via L Bianchi, Naples 80100, Italy
    Heart Fail Clin 9:207-16, ix. 2013
    ..This article explores the role of genetic mechanisms that might explain or modulate the pathogenesis of TTC...
  25. doi request reprint Clinical outcome in patients with intermediate stenosis of left anterior descending coronary artery after deferral of revascularization on the basis of noninvasive coronary flow reserve measurement
    Antonello D'Andrea
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Via G Martucci 35, Naples, Italy
    Echocardiography 26:431-40. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was therefore to analyze the clinical outcome in patients with intermediate stenosis of LAD after deferral of coronary revascularization on the basis of noninvasive CFR measurement...
  26. doi request reprint Right ventricular myocardial function in patients with either idiopathic or ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy without clinical sign of right heart failure: effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Antonello D'Andrea
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1017-29. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to detect RV myocardial function in DCM using two-dimensional (2D) strain echocardiography and to assess the effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) on RV myocardial strain during a 6-month follow-up...
  27. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive risk stratification prevents sudden death due to paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Giuseppe Limongelli
    Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:711-3. 2006
    ..Clinical investigation of risk markers for sudden death should be encouraged to identify high-risk patients who may benefit from a prophylactic therapy with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator...
  28. ncbi request reprint Induction of tissue factor in the arterial wall during recurrent thrombus formation
    Davide D'Andrea
    Division of Cardiology, University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:1684-9. 2003
    ..Tissue factor (TF) is normally expressed at low levels in the media of blood vessels, but it is readily induced after vessel injury. It is not known whether vascular damage per se or thrombus formation is responsible for this phenomenon...
  29. doi request reprint Cardiotrophin-1 and TNF-alpha circulating levels at rest and during cardiopulmonary exercise test in athletes and healthy individuals
    Giuseppe Limongelli
    Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Cytokine 50:245-7. 2010
    ..Aims: This study aims to analyse cardiotrophin-1 (CT-1) and Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) plasma levels at rest and during exercise in elite athletes and healthy controls...
  30. pmc Severe, early onset hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a family with LEOPARD syndrome
    Giuseppe Limongelli
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital
    J Prenat Med 2:24-6. 2008
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  31. doi request reprint Left ventricular non compaction in children
    Sara H Weisz
    Department of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Congenit Heart Dis 5:384-97. 2010
    ..Many studies have been conducted in adults with hypertrabeculated myocardium. To date, data regarding childhood LVNC are sparse. The aim of this review is to summarize the clinical and preclinical knowledge about LVNC in children...
  32. ncbi request reprint The pleiotropic effects of statins
    Paolo Calabro
    Division of Cardiology, University of Naples Federico II Naples, Italy
    Curr Opin Cardiol 20:541-6. 2005
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  33. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of cardiovascular abnormalities in patients with the LEOPARD syndrome
    Giuseppe Limongelli
    Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 100:736-41. 2007
    ..Long-term prognosis was benign, but the occurrence of 4 fatal events in patients with LV hypertrophy indicates that such patients require careful risk assessment and, in some cases, consideration for prophylaxis against sudden death...
  34. ncbi request reprint Abnormal myocardial deformation properties in obese, non-hypertensive children: an ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, standard echocardiographic, and strain rate imaging study
    Giovanni Di Salvo
    Second University of Naples, Via Omodeo 45, Naples 80128, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:2689-95. 2006
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  35. doi request reprint Visceral adiposity and arterial stiffness: echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness reflects, better than waist circumference, carotid arterial stiffness in a large population of hypertensives
    Francesco Natale
    Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Via L Bianchi 1, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:549-55. 2009
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  36. ncbi request reprint HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors reduce nicotine-induced expression of cellular adhesion molecules in cultured human coronary endothelial cells
    Plinio Cirillo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Vasc Res 44:460-70. 2007
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  37. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of intra-left ventricular electromechanical asynchrony in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Antonello D'Andrea
    Department of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Via G Martucci 35, 80121 Naples, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:1311-8. 2006
    ..The distribution and magnitude of left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy are not uniform in patients with HCM, which results in heterogeneity of regional LV systolic function...
  38. ncbi request reprint Inflammation may modulate IL-6 and C-reactive protein gene expression in the adipose tissue: the role of IL-6 cell membrane receptor
    Bruno Memoli
    Dept of Nephrology, Univ Federico II of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131, Naples, Italy
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 293:E1030-5. 2007
    ..These results provide first-time evidence of the involvement of adipose tissue in the course of chronic inflammatory diseases, with a different degree of participation of the different adipose tissue districts...
  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of pulmonary regurgitation and age at surgical repair on textural and functional right ventricular myocardial properties in patients with tetralogy of Fallot
    Giuseppe Pacileo
    Pediatric Cardiology, Second University, Naples, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:745-50. 2005
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Hepcidin in obese children as a potential mediator of the association between obesity and iron deficiency
    Emanuele Miraglia del Giudice
    Department of Pediatrics F Fede Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, Napoli, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:5102-7. 2009
    ..Hepcidin represents the main inhibitor of intestinal iron absorption, and its expression is increased in adipose tissue of obese patients. Leptin is able, in vitro, to raise hepcidin expression...
  41. pmc Diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation by primary care physicians in Italy : a retrospective, observational analysis
    Gaetano Piccinocchi
    Co Me Gen Coop Cooperativa Medicina Generale Napoli, Cooperative of Primary Care Physicians, Via Cintia Parco S Paolo 45, 80126, Naples, Italy
    Clin Drug Investig 32:771-7. 2012
    ..However, its use in this patient group remains limited. Primary care physicians (PCPs) have an important role to play in this context...
  42. doi request reprint Peri-procedural tight glycemic control during early percutaneous coronary intervention is associated with a lower rate of in-stent restenosis in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Raffaele Marfella
    Department of Geriatrics and Metabolic Diseases, Second University of Naples, 80138 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:2862-71. 2012
    ..We examined the effects of peri-procedural intensive glycemic control (IGC) during early percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on restenosis rate in hyperglycemic patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  43. doi request reprint Which is the correct management of patients with asymptomatic severe calcific aortic stenosis after symptomatic spontaneous calcium cerebral embolism?
    Francesco Natale
    Department of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:428-9. 2011
    ..On the contrary, is it still correct to consider as asymptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis and cerebral thromboembolism from a calcified aortic valve?..
  44. ncbi request reprint Atrial myocardial deformation properties predict maintenance of sinus rhythm after external cardioversion of recent-onset lone atrial fibrillation: a color Doppler myocardial imaging and transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiographic study
    Giovanni Di Salvo
    Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Circulation 112:387-95. 2005
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  45. ncbi request reprint Tissue factor binding of activated factor VII triggers smooth muscle cell proliferation via extracellular signal-regulated kinase activation
    Plinio Cirillo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Circulation 109:2911-6. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess whether activated factor VII (FVIIa) binding to TF could induce smooth muscle cell (SMC) proliferation and to clarify the possible intracellular mechanism(s) responsible for this proliferation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Release of C-reactive protein in response to inflammatory cytokines by human adipocytes: linking obesity to vascular inflammation
    Paolo Calabro
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1112-3. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Multitasking of the 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme a reductase inhibitor: beyond cardiovascular diseases
    Paolo Calabro
    Department of Cardiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 449, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 6:36-41. 2004
    ..However, because these studies have been only preliminary and observational in nature, large randomized, placebo-controlled studies are needed to confirm the modulatory role of statins in these important diseases...