Enzo Ballotta

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Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized study on asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis and perioperative stroke risk in patients undergoing major vascular surgery: prophylactic or deferred carotid endarterectomy?
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Ospedale Giustinianeo, Via N Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:876-81. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Cerebral hemodynamics after contralateral carotid endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid occlusion: a 10-year follow-up
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 26:899-905. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Routine electroencephalographic monitoring for selective shunting in carotid surgery
    Claudio Baracchini
    Am J Surg 192:409-10. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Lower extremity arterial reconstruction for critical limb ischemia in diabetes
    Enzo Ballotta
    2nd Surgical Clinic, Vascular Surgery Group, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:708-19. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic low-grade carotid stenosis
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Group, 2 nd Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:25-31. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Reconstructive surgery for complex aortoiliac occlusive disease in young adults
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 56:1606-14. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The impact of gender on outcome after infrainguinal arterial reconstructions for peripheral occlusive disease
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 56:343-52. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Octogenarians with contralateral carotid artery occlusion: a cohort at higher risk for carotid endarterectomy?
    Enzo Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Padua School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 39:1003-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Patency and limb salvage rates after distal revascularization to unclampable calcified outflow arteries
    Enzo Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 39:539-46. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized study on reversed saphenous vein infrapopliteal bypass to treat limb-threatening ischemia: common femoral artery versus superficial femoral or popliteal and tibial arteries as inflow
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua School of Medicine, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 40:732-40. 2004

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Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized study on asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis and perioperative stroke risk in patients undergoing major vascular surgery: prophylactic or deferred carotid endarterectomy?
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Ospedale Giustinianeo, Via N Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 19:876-81. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Cerebral hemodynamics after contralateral carotid endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid occlusion: a 10-year follow-up
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 26:899-905. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Routine electroencephalographic monitoring for selective shunting in carotid surgery
    Claudio Baracchini
    Am J Surg 192:409-10. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Lower extremity arterial reconstruction for critical limb ischemia in diabetes
    Enzo Ballotta
    2nd Surgical Clinic, Vascular Surgery Group, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:708-19. 2014
    ..This study analyzed the outcome of IAR in diabetic patients with CLI over a 17-year period...
  5. doi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic low-grade carotid stenosis
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Group, 2 nd Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:25-31. 2014
    ..This study analyzes the early-term and long-term outcomes of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) performed in patients with low-grade (≤ 50% on North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial criteria) symptomatic carotid stenosis...
  6. doi request reprint Reconstructive surgery for complex aortoiliac occlusive disease in young adults
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 56:1606-14. 2012
    ..This study investigated whether young patients with AIOD have worse outcomes in patency, limb salvage, and long-term survival rates after reconstructive surgery than their older counterparts...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of gender on outcome after infrainguinal arterial reconstructions for peripheral occlusive disease
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 56:343-52. 2012
    ..This study analyzed the outcome of IARs performed over 15 years, stratifying the results by sex...
  8. ncbi request reprint Octogenarians with contralateral carotid artery occlusion: a cohort at higher risk for carotid endarterectomy?
    Enzo Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Padua School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 39:1003-8. 2004
    ..We analyzed 30-day mortality and stroke risk rates of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in patients aged 80 years or older with concurrent carotid occlusive disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patency and limb salvage rates after distal revascularization to unclampable calcified outflow arteries
    Enzo Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 39:539-46. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized study on reversed saphenous vein infrapopliteal bypass to treat limb-threatening ischemia: common femoral artery versus superficial femoral or popliteal and tibial arteries as inflow
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua School of Medicine, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 40:732-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical outcome of vein infrapopliteal bypass arising from the CFA and from the distal superficial femoral or popliteal and tibial arteries in patients with limb-threatening ischemia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in octogenarians before and after the adoption of endovascular grafting procedures
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgery Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Padua, 2 Piano Ospedale Giustinianeo, Via N Giustiniani 2, Padua, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 47:23-30. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Predictors of electroencephalographic changes needing shunting during carotid endarterectomy
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:1045-52. 2010
    ..This study aimed to analyze the results of CEA with intraoperative electroencephalographic (EEG) monitoring to identify factors associated with EEG changes consistent with cerebral ischemia which needed shunting...
  13. ncbi request reprint Durability of carotid endarterectomy for treatment of symptomatic and asymptomatic stenoses
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Padua, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 40:270-8. 2004
    ..Carotid artery angioplasty and stenting (CAS) has recently been proposed as a potential alternative to CEA. We analyzed the incidence of late occlusion and recurrent stenosis after CEA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Surgical vs medical treatment for isolated internal carotid artery elongation with coiling or kinking in symptomatic patients: a prospective randomized clinical study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Vascular Surgery Section of the Surgical Geriatric Clinic, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 42:838-46; discussion 846. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Extracranial severe carotid stenosis and incidental intracranial aneurysms
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:5-8. 2006
    ..In an average 5-year follow-up, no patients had subarachnoid hemorrhage. Having an IA does not seem to be an additional risk factor for CEA, nor does CEA seem to increase the chance of IA rupture...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival and stroke-free survival after eversion carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 46:265-70. 2007
    ....
  17. pmc High-grade symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis in the very elderly. A challenge for proponents of carotid angioplasty and stenting
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:12. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Natural history of symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid artery occlusion contralateral to carotid endarterectomy: a prospective study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:206-11. 2007
    ..Overall, there were 19 late deaths, none of them stroke-related. CO, with or without symptoms, contralateral to CEA could be considered a locally benign condition in the long term...
  19. ncbi request reprint Progression of atherosclerosis in asymptomatic carotid arteries after contralateral endarterectomy: a 10-year prospective study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 45:516-22. 2007
    ..This prospective study was undertaken to determine whether disease progressed in the contralateral ICA of patients who had undergone carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and were followed up clinically and by duplex ultrasound (US) scan...
  20. ncbi request reprint Infrapopliteal arterial revascularization for limb-threatening ischemia in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Institute of Geriatric Surgery, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua Italy
    J Nephrol 20:80-7. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to ascertain whether infrapopliteal arterial revascularization (IAR) for limb-threatening ischemia is worthwhile in patients with severe chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized study on bilateral above-knee femoropopliteal revascularization: Polytetrafluoroethylene graft versus reversed saphenous vein
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 38:1051-5. 2003
    ..We compared the 5-year patency rate with reversed SV and PTFE grafts in patients with claudication who underwent bilateral above-knee femoropopliteal revascularization...
  22. ncbi request reprint Selective shunting with eversion carotid endarterectomy
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 38:1045-50. 2003
    ..Concern remains, however, regarding insertion of a shunt during the procedure. We studied the advisability of shunting with eversion CEA by comparing patients who underwent eversion CEA with and without shunting...
  23. doi request reprint Common femoral artery endarterectomy for occlusive disease: an 8-year single-center prospective study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Surgery 147:268-74. 2010
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Early and long-term outcomes of carotid endarterectomy in the very elderly: an 18-year single-center study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Geriatric Surgery Clinic Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 50:518-25. 2009
    ..Although the efficacy of CEA in preventing stroke in selected patients has been clearly demonstrated, concern has been expressed about the role of CEA in people over 80 years old...
  25. ncbi request reprint Elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the very elderly: a systematic review
    E Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Geriatric Surgery Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Minerva Med 100:95-103. 2009
    ..Although the mid- and long-term survival rates after OAR and EVAR could seem acceptable, more information is needed on the long-term outcome after EVAR in larger samples in order to assess the durability of this less invasive procedure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Abdominal aortic aneurysm in liver transplant recipients
    E Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Policlinico Universitario, via N Giustiniani, 2, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 386:426-9. 2001
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report on this issue in liver transplant recipients...
  27. doi request reprint Natural history of common iliac arteries after aorto-aortic graft insertion during elective open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: a prospective study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgery Clinic, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Surgery 144:822-6. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the natural history of common iliac arteries (CIAs) after elective open infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair with an aorto-aortic prosthetic graft...
  28. doi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy within 2 weeks of minor ischemic stroke: a prospective study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgery Clinic, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 48:595-600. 2008
    ..We prospectively analyzed the safety and benefit of CEA performed within 2 weeks of a stroke...
  29. doi request reprint Diabetes and asymptomatic carotid stenosis: does diabetic disease influence the outcome of carotid endarterectomy? A 10-year single center experience
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Surgery 143:519-25. 2008
    ..We compared perioperative (30-day) and late outcomes in diabetic versus nondiabetic patients undergoing CEA for severe asymptomatic carotid disease...
  30. doi request reprint Revascularization to an isolated ("blind") popliteal artery segment: a viable procedure for critical limb ischemia
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Surgical, and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
    Surgery 145:426-34. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Subclavian carotid transposition for symptomatic subclavian artery stenosis or occlusion. A comparison with the endovascular procedure
    E Ballotta
    Service of Vascular Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Int Angiol 21:138-44. 2002
    ..Aim: to assess safety, efficacy and durability of SCT in the treatment of symptomatic SA stenosis or occlusion...
  32. ncbi request reprint Carotid eversion endarterectomy: perioperative outcome and restenosis incidence
    Enzo Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:422-9. 2002
    ..Main end points were perioperative stroke and death, and restenosis. Our results showed that use of the CEE procedure can reduce perioperative mortality and stroke risk rates to around zero and results in no restenosis...
  33. doi request reprint Infrapopliteal arterial revascularization for critical limb ischemia: is the peroneal artery at the distal third a suitable outflow vessel?
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 47:952-9. 2008
    ..We analyzed our experience of using the distal PA and inframalleolar or pedal branches arteries as outflow tracts in revascularizations for critical limb ischemia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy contralateral to carotid artery occlusion: analysis from a randomized study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Policlinico Universitario, Via N Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 387:216-21. 2002
    ..This study analyzed perioperative and late outcomes in a recent trial in which patients were randomized to carotid eversion endarterectomy (CEE) or traditional CEA with patching (CEAP)...
  35. doi request reprint Infrapopliteal arterial reconstructions for limb salvage in patients aged > or =80 years according to preoperative ambulatory function and residential status
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section, Geriatric Surgery Clinic, Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Surgery 148:119-28. 2010
    ..This study aimed to analyze early and long-term outcomes in very elderly patients who underwent surgical infrapopliteal revascularization for CLI according to their pre-operative ambulatory function and residential status...
  36. ncbi request reprint Major elective surgery for vascular disease in patients aged 80 or more: perioperative (30-day) outcomes
    Enzo Ballotta
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:772-9. 2007
    ..Though overall mortality after major vascular surgery was higher in patients > or 80 years old, age per se was not an independent factor of a higher perioperative mortality risk or fatal and nonfatal complications...
  37. doi request reprint Predictors of neck bleeding after eversion carotid endarterectomy
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 54:699-705. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to identify predictors for neck bleeding after eversion carotid endarterectomy (eCEA)...
  38. doi request reprint Gender-based outcomes after eversion carotid endarterectomy from 1998 to 2009
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 55:338-45. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of female gender on perioperative (30-day) and long-term outcomes after eversion CEA (eCEA)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy in high-risk patients: a challenge for endovascular procedure protocols
    Enzo Ballotta
    Vascular Surgery Section of the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Surgery 135:74-80. 2004
    ..Current CAS protocols include "high-risk" patients. The goal of this study was to compare the perioperative outcome of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) between high-risk and non-high-risk patients...
  40. doi request reprint Midline abdominal wall incisional hernia after aortic reconstructive surgery: a prospective study
    Mario Gruppo
    Vascular Surgery Section, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Surgery 151:882-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate rate of formation of midline abdominal wall incisional hernia (MAIH) after elective open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and revascularization for aortoiliac occlusive disease (AOD)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Early versus delayed carotid endarterectomy after a nondisabling ischemic stroke: a prospective randomized study
    Enzo Ballotta
    Section of Vascular Surgery, the 1st Medical Clinic of the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, and the Department of Neurologic Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Surgery 131:287-93. 2002
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Autologous great saphenous vein tailored graft to replace an infected prosthetic graft in the groin
    Bruno Barbon
    Department of Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine Padova, Italy
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:358-61. 2007
    ..If validated by further experiences, this might be an attractive alternative to restoring flow through clean tissue planes using extra-anatomic bypass or the femoral vein in the infected fields...
  43. doi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction in carotid elongation
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine
    J Neuroimaging 23:18-20. 2013
    ..Since vasomotion is known to be impaired in spontaneous cervical vessel dissection, we investigated whether endothelial-dependent vasodilation in subjects with carotid coiling and kinking is compromised...
  44. doi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy protects elderly patients from cognitive decline: a prospective study
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Surgery 151:99-106. 2012
    ..This prospective study sought to determine early and long-term neurocognitive outcomes after CEA for severe unilateral carotid artery stenosis...
  45. doi request reprint Using Protamine Can Significantly Reduce the Incidence of Bleeding Complications after Carotid Endarterectomy without Increasing the Risk of Ischemic Cerebral Events
    Franco Mazzalai
    Vascular Surgery Group, 2nd Surgical Clinic, Department of Surgical, Oncological, and Gastroenterological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Ospedale Giustinianeo, 2nd Floor, via N Giustiniani, 2, 35128, Padua, Italy
    World J Surg 38:1227-32. 2014
    ..The goal of the present study was to test the hypothesis that reversing heparin with PS after CEA significantly reduces the incidence of bleeding complications without increasing the risk of postoperative stroke...
  46. doi request reprint Jugular veins in transient global amnesia: innocent bystanders
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Padua School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani, 5, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Stroke 43:2289-92. 2012
    ..These findings have led to the assumption of hemodynamic alterations in intracranial veins inducing focal hippocampal ischemia. We investigated this hypothesis in patients with TGA and control subjects...
  47. doi request reprint Neurosonographic monitoring of 105 spontaneous cervical artery dissections: a prospective study
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Neurology 75:1864-70. 2010
    ..To monitor the sonographic course of spontaneous cervical artery dissections (sCADs) and investigate their recanalization and recurrence rates...
  48. doi request reprint Surgical versus conservative management for subclinical Cushing syndrome in adrenal incidentalomas: a prospective randomized study
    Antonio Toniato
    Surgical Pathology Clinic, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Ann Surg 249:388-91. 2009
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Elective surgery for small abdominal aortic aneurysms
    E Ballotta
    First Institute of General Surgery, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Policlinico Universitario, Padova, Italy
    Cardiovasc Surg 7:495-502. 1999
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Carotid plaque gross morphology and clinical presentation: a prospective study of 457 carotid artery specimens
    E Ballotta
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Vascular Surgery Section, University of Padua School of Medicine, Policlinico Universitario, via N Giustiniani, 2, 35128, Padua, Italy
    J Surg Res 89:78-84. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to correlate gross carotid plaque characteristics with the presenting symptoms in a relatively large series of patients who underwent carotid endarterectomy (CEA)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid artery lesions in peripheral vascular disease: a prospective study
    E Ballotta
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Vascular Surgery Section, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Policlinico Universitario, via N Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Int J Surg Investig 1:357-63. 1999
    ....
  52. pmc A prospective randomized study on bilateral carotid endarterectomy: patching versus eversion
    E Ballotta
    Service of Vascular Surgery, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Ann Surg 232:119-25. 2000
    ..To compare the clinical outcome and restenosis incidence of patients who underwent carotid endarterectomy with patch closure (CEAP) on one side and carotid eversion endarterectomy (CEE) on the other...
  53. ncbi request reprint Is diabetes mellitus a risk factor for carotid endarterectomy? A prospective study
    E Ballotta
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Surgery 129:146-52. 2001
    ..To compare the perioperative outcome of CEA in diabetic patients (group I) versus nondiabetic patients (group II), we analyzed a consecutive series of CEAs performed by the same vascular surgeon at the same institution...
  54. doi request reprint Factors influencing the rising rates of adrenal surgery: analysis of a 25-year experience
    Antonio Toniato
    Surgical Pathology Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Surg Endosc 23:503-7. 2009
    ..There is still debate on the transperitoneal versus the retroperitoneal approach, the advantages and drawbacks of which are discussed here...
  55. ncbi request reprint Regarding "Eversion technique increases the risk for post-carotid endarterectomy hypertension"
    Enzo Ballotta
    J Vasc Surg 35:1069; author reply 1069-70. 2002
  56. ncbi request reprint An unjustified return to the past
    Enzo Ballotta
    Stroke 33:879-81. 2002
  57. ncbi request reprint High-grade carotid stenosis detected before general surgery: is endarterectomy indicated?
    Enzo Ballotta
    Neurology 58:1442-3; author reply 1443. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint Regarding "Subclavian carotid transposition and bypass grafting: consecutive cohort study and systematic review"
    Enzo Ballotta
    J Vasc Surg 36:426. 2002
  59. ncbi request reprint Carotid angioplasty and stenting in high-risk patients with severe symptomatic carotid stenosis
    Enzo Ballotta
    Stroke 34:834-5; author reply 834-5. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Female sex: a questionable risk factor for carotid endarterectomy
    Enzo Ballotta
    Stroke 34:1120-5. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint Regarding: "Initial experience with eversion carotid endarterectomy: absence of a learning curve for the first 100 patients"
    Claudio Baracchini
    J Vasc Surg 43:1078; author reply 1078-9. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint Concerns on carotid stenting in octogenarians
    Claudio Baracchini
    Eur Heart J 28:2044-5; author reply 2045. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Early carotid endarterectomy in acute stroke
    Claudio Baracchini
    Cerebrovasc Dis 19:417-8. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint Regarding "The Carotid Surgery for Ischemic Stroke trial"
    Enzo Ballotta
    J Vasc Surg 37:1343. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Transient ischemic attack--proposed new definition
    Enzo Ballotta
    N Engl J Med 348:1607-9; author reply 1607-9. 2003
  66. ncbi request reprint Small abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Enzo Ballotta
    N Engl J Med 347:1112-5; author reply 1112-5. 2002
  67. ncbi request reprint Concerns regarding screening carotid angiography
    Claudio Baracchini
    J Endovasc Ther 11:749-50; author reply 750-1. 2004
  68. doi request reprint Vasomotion in multiple spontaneous cervical artery dissections
    Claudio Baracchini
    Department of Neurology, Ospedale Ca Foncello, Treviso, Italy
    Stroke 39:1148-51. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate: (1) spontaneous, (2) endothelial-dependent, and (3) endothelial-independent vasodilation in patients with multiple sCAD...