Gerardo Nigro

Summary

Affiliation: Second University of Naples
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Right atrial preference pacing algorithm in the prevention of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in myotonic dystrophy type 1 patients: a long term follow-up study
    Gerardo Nigro
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Italy
    Acta Myol 31:139-43. 2012
  2. pmc The heart and cardiac pacing in Steinert disease
    Gerardo Nigro
    Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Italy
    Acta Myol 31:110-6. 2012
  3. pmc A longitudinal study on BIO14.6 hamsters with dilated cardiomyopathy: micro-echocardiographic evaluation
    Maria Paola Belfiore
    Institute of Radiology, Second University of Naples, P zza Miraglia 2, 80138 Napoli, Italy
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 9:39. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Early electrocardiographic evaluation of atrial fibrillation risk in beta-thalassemia major patients
    Vincenzo Russo
    Department of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Via Leonardo Bianchi, 80100, Naples, Italy
    Int J Hematol 93:446-51. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Regional and transmural dispersion of repolarisation in patients with Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
    Gerardo Nigro
    Department of Cardiorespiratory Sciences, Arrhythmologic Unit, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Kardiol Pol 70:1154-9. 2012
  6. pmc Increased dispersion of ventricular repolarization in Emery Dreifuss muscular dystrophy patients
    Vincenzo Russo
    Chair of Cardiology, 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 18:CR643-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Heterogeneity of ventricular repolarization in newborns with severe aortic coarctation
    Gerardo Nigro
    Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Pediatr Cardiol 33:302-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Which parameters describe the electrophysiological properties of successful slow pathway RF ablation in patients with common atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia?
    Gerardo Nigro
    Department of Cardiology, Monaldi Hospital, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 10:126-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Early onset of cardiomyopathy and primary prevention of sudden death in X-linked Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
    Gerardo Nigro
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 20:174-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Autonomic nervous system modulation before the onset of sustained atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia
    Gerardo Nigro
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 15:49-55. 2010

Collaborators

  • Vincenzo Russo
  • Grzegorz Opolski
  • Nicola Carboni
  • Antonello D'Andrea
  • Luisa Politano
  • Maria Paola Belfiore
  • Agnieszka Madej-Pilarczyk
  • Irena Hausmanowa-Petrusewicz
  • Michael Marchel
  • Anna Fidziaóska
  • Roberto Grassi
  • Daniela Berritto
  • Francesca Iacobellis
  • Ida Luisa Rotundo
  • Antonio Rotondo
  • Salvatore Cappabianca
  • Claudia Rossi
  • Santolo Cozzolino

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Right atrial preference pacing algorithm in the prevention of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in myotonic dystrophy type 1 patients: a long term follow-up study
    Gerardo Nigro
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Italy
    Acta Myol 31:139-43. 2012
    ..Based on these 24-months follow-up data, we can conclude that, in DM1 patients who underwent dual-chamber PM implantation, APP is an efficacy algorithm for preventing paroxysmal AF even in long term periods...
  2. pmc The heart and cardiac pacing in Steinert disease
    Gerardo Nigro
    Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Italy
    Acta Myol 31:110-6. 2012
    ..This review will mainly focus on the various aspects of cardiac involvement in DM1 patients and the current role of cardiac pacing in their treatment...
  3. pmc A longitudinal study on BIO14.6 hamsters with dilated cardiomyopathy: micro-echocardiographic evaluation
    Maria Paola Belfiore
    Institute of Radiology, Second University of Naples, P zza Miraglia 2, 80138 Napoli, Italy
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 9:39. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of micro-ultrasonography (μ-US) in a longitudinal study on BIO14.6 cardiomyopathic hamsters treated with gene therapy...
  4. doi request reprint Early electrocardiographic evaluation of atrial fibrillation risk in beta-thalassemia major patients
    Vincenzo Russo
    Department of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Via Leonardo Bianchi, 80100, Naples, Italy
    Int J Hematol 93:446-51. 2011
    ..Our study showed a significant increase of PD in β-TM patients with conserved systolic and diastolic cardiac functions. Our results indicate that PD is correlated to myocardial iron deposit, as assessed by CMR T2* imaging...
  5. ncbi request reprint Regional and transmural dispersion of repolarisation in patients with Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
    Gerardo Nigro
    Department of Cardiorespiratory Sciences, Arrhythmologic Unit, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Kardiol Pol 70:1154-9. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Increased dispersion of ventricular repolarization in Emery Dreifuss muscular dystrophy patients
    Vincenzo Russo
    Chair of Cardiology, 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 18:CR643-7. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the heterogeneity of ventricular repolarization in patients with Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy with preserved systolic and diastolic cardiac function...
  7. doi request reprint Heterogeneity of ventricular repolarization in newborns with severe aortic coarctation
    Gerardo Nigro
    Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Pediatr Cardiol 33:302-6. 2012
    ..48; P = 0.03) and JTc-D (r = 0.42; P = 0.04). Our study showed significantly increased QTc-D and JTc-D in isolated CoA newborns with normal left ventricular geometry...
  8. doi request reprint Which parameters describe the electrophysiological properties of successful slow pathway RF ablation in patients with common atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia?
    Gerardo Nigro
    Department of Cardiology, Monaldi Hospital, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 10:126-9. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was describe the electrophysiological properties of successful slow pathway RF ablation in patients with common atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia...
  9. doi request reprint Early onset of cardiomyopathy and primary prevention of sudden death in X-linked Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
    Gerardo Nigro
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 20:174-7. 2010
    ..One month after implantation, the patient experienced one appropriate ICD discharge...
  10. doi request reprint Autonomic nervous system modulation before the onset of sustained atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia
    Gerardo Nigro
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 15:49-55. 2010
    ..Our study was designed to analyze dynamic changes in autonomic tone before the onset of typical sustained atrioventricular nodal reentry tachycardia (AVNRT) in a large group of patients without structural heart disease...
  11. doi request reprint Right atrial appendage versus Bachmann's bundle stimulation: a two-year comparative study of electrical parameters in myotonic dystrophy type-1 patients
    Gerardo Nigro
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1191-6. 2009
    ..We performed a two-year follow-up comparative study of long-term electrical parameters between the right atrial appendage (RAA) and Bachmann's Bundle (BB) stimulation in myotonic dystrophy type 1 (MD1) patients...
  12. doi request reprint The main determinant of hypotension in nitroglycerine tilt-induced vasovagal syncope
    Gerardo Nigro
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 35:739-48. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the main determinant of the fall in blood pressure (BP) responsible for the head-up tilt testing-induced syncope...
  13. pmc Cardiac resynchronization improves heart failure in one patient with myotonic dystrophy type 1. A case report
    Vincenzo Russo
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Italy
    Acta Myol 31:154-5. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Optimal site for atrial lead implantation in myotonic dystrophy patients: the role of Bachmann's Bundle stimulation
    Gerardo Nigro
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1463-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the optimal site for atrial lead implantation in myotonic dystrophy type 1 (MD1) patients...
  15. doi request reprint Dispersion of repolarization and beta-thalassemia major: the prognostic role of QT and JT dispersion for identifying the high-risk patients for sudden death
    Vincenzo Russo
    Chair of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Haematol 86:324-31. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the heterogeneity of ventricular repolarization in patients with beta-thalassemia and to test the hypothesis that an abnormal QTc and JTc dispersion may predict SCD in this population...
  16. doi request reprint Increased heterogenity of ventricular repolarization in obese nonhypertensive children
    Gerardo Nigro
    Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:1533-9. 2010
    ..The aim of our study is to define the effects of obesity on the ventricular repolarization in obese children who have no other clinically appreciable cause of heart disease...
  17. pmc Advances in basic and clinical research in laminopathies
    Luisa Politano
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Acta Myol 32:18-22. 2013
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