Michele A Tedesco
- Comparison of losartan and hydrochlorothiazide on cognitive function and quality of life in hypertensive patientsM A Tedesco
Medical Surgical Institute of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Italy
Am J Hypertens 12:1130-4. 1999..The elderly patients in our sample had worse scores and cognitive performance was lower than in younger patients, even if in the losartan group the score improvement was the same at all ages. The same could not be said for HCTZ...
- Arterial distensibility and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in young patients with neurofibromatosis type 1M A Tedesco
Medical Surgical Department of Cardio Thoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Italy
Am J Hypertens 14:559-66. 2001..We emphasize the importance of a careful vascular evaluation using a noninvasive method, such as Complior and a periodic ambulatory blood pressure monitoring to detect NF1 patients at high risk of vascular complications...
- Educational level and hypertension: how socioeconomic differences condition health careM A Tedesco
Medical Surgical Department of Cardio Thoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
J Hum Hypertens 15:727-31. 2001..Thus, we stress the importance of a sound health policy able to reach out to the uneducated and make them aware of hypertension and the health care services available to them...
- The heart in neurofibromatosis type 1: an echocardiographic studyMichele Adolfo Tedesco
Medical Surgical Department of Cardio Thoracic Sciences, and the Department of Pediatrics, Second University of Naples, Italy
Am Heart J 143:883-8. 2002..The goal of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of cardiovascular abnormalities with echocardiography with color Doppler scan (ECHO) in a large, consecutive series of patients with NF1...
- Does the angiotensin II receptor antagonist losartan improve cognitive function?Michele A Tedesco
Department of Cardio Thoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Drugs Aging 19:723-32. 2002....
- Visceral adiposity and arterial stiffness: echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness reflects, better than waist circumference, carotid arterial stiffness in a large population of hypertensivesFrancesco Natale
Department of Cardiothoracic Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Via L Bianchi 1, Naples, Italy
Eur J Echocardiogr 10:549-55. 2009....
- Early cardiac morphologic and functional changes in neurofibromatosis type 1 hypertensives: an echocardiographic and tissue Doppler studyMichele Adolfo Tedesco
Department of Cardio Thoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
Int J Cardiol 101:243-7. 2005..No data are available on cardiac damage in NF1 patients with hypertension. We evaluated cardiac function in NF1 patients with hypertension diagnosed by 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM), compared with normal children...
- Effects of monotherapy and combination therapy on blood pressure control and target organ damage: a randomized prospective intervention study in a large population of hypertensive patientsMichele Adolfo Tedesco
Division of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 8:634-41. 2006....
- Feasibility, accuracy, and clinical relevance of a rapid thyroid evaluation during carotid duplex ultrasonography in hypertensive patientsFrancesco Natale
Department of Cardiology, Second University of Naples, Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:518-21. 2007..Thyroid screening during carotid ultrasonography is cost-effective, rapid, sensitive, and specific and may affect the patient's diagnostic and therapeutic management...
- Blood pressure and cardiovascular involvement in children with neurofibromatosis type1Giuliana Lama
Department of Pediatrics, Second University of Naples, Via L De Crecchio 4, 80138 Naples, Italy
Pediatr Nephrol 19:413-8. 2004..Our data emphasize the importance of periodic ABPM in NF1 patients to diagnose hypertension early and avoid target organ damage and increased mortality...