C Basso

Summary

Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Myocyte necrosis underlies progressive myocardial dystrophy in mouse dsg2-related arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Kalliopi Pilichou
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua, 35121 Padua, Italy
    J Exp Med 206:1787-802. 2009
  2. doi request reprint The metamorphosis of myocardial infarction following coronary recanalization
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli 61, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:22-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli, 61 35121 Padova, Italy
    Nat Rev Cardiol 9:223-33. 2012
  4. pmc Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia
    Gaetano Thiene
    Pathological Anatomy, Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 2:45. 2007
  5. pmc Cardiac involvement in patients with Becker muscular dystrophy: new diagnostic and pathophysiological insights by a CMR approach
    Ali Yilmaz
    Division of Cardiology, Robert Bosch Krankenhaus, Stuttgart, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 10:50. 2008
  6. pmc Missense mutations in desmocollin-2 N-terminus, associated with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, affect intracellular localization of desmocollin-2 in vitro
    Giorgia Beffagna
    Department of Biology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    BMC Med Genet 8:65. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Sudden cardiac death with normal heart: molecular autopsy
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:321-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Adipositas cordis, fatty infiltration of the right ventricle, and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Just a matter of fat?
    Cristina Basso
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua Medical School, Padua 35121, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 14:37-41. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cesk Patol 46:43-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy in athletes: diagnosis, management, and recommendations for sport activity
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli 61, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Cardiol Clin 25:423-9, vi. 2007

Detail Information

Publications109 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Myocyte necrosis underlies progressive myocardial dystrophy in mouse dsg2-related arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Kalliopi Pilichou
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua, 35121 Padua, Italy
    J Exp Med 206:1787-802. 2009
    ..Insight into mechanisms initiating myocardial damage in ARVC is a prerequisite to the future development of new therapies aimed at delaying onset or progression of the disease...
  2. doi request reprint The metamorphosis of myocardial infarction following coronary recanalization
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli 61, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:22-8. 2010
    ..The knowledge and correct interpretation of these findings at post-mortem by the general and forensic pathologists is of great importance, to provide useful information to the clinicians...
  3. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli, 61 35121 Padova, Italy
    Nat Rev Cardiol 9:223-33. 2012
    ..Crosstalk from the desmosome to the nucleus, gap junctions, and ion channels is under investigation, to move from symptomatic to targeted therapy, with the ultimate aim to stop disease onset and progression...
  4. pmc Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia
    Gaetano Thiene
    Pathological Anatomy, Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 2:45. 2007
    ..Preparticipation screening for sport eligibility has been proven to be effective in detecting asymptomatic patients and sport disqualification has been life-saving, substantially declining sudden death in young athletes...
  5. pmc Cardiac involvement in patients with Becker muscular dystrophy: new diagnostic and pathophysiological insights by a CMR approach
    Ali Yilmaz
    Division of Cardiology, Robert Bosch Krankenhaus, Stuttgart, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 10:50. 2008
    ..Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) has the potential to detect cardiac involvement by depicting early scar formation that may appear before onset of wall motion abnormalities...
  6. pmc Missense mutations in desmocollin-2 N-terminus, associated with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, affect intracellular localization of desmocollin-2 in vitro
    Giorgia Beffagna
    Department of Biology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    BMC Med Genet 8:65. 2007
    ..We screened 54 ARVC probands for mutations in desmocollin-2 (DSC2), the only desmocollin isoform expressed in cardiac tissue...
  7. doi request reprint Sudden cardiac death with normal heart: molecular autopsy
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:321-5. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Adipositas cordis, fatty infiltration of the right ventricle, and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. Just a matter of fat?
    Cristina Basso
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua Medical School, Padua 35121, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 14:37-41. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cesk Patol 46:43-8. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy in athletes: diagnosis, management, and recommendations for sport activity
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli 61, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Cardiol Clin 25:423-9, vi. 2007
    ..This article focuses on uncommon heart diseases associated with an increased risk for sudden death during exercise, namely, myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy...
  11. pmc The pathophysiology of myocardial reperfusion: a pathologist's perspective
    C Basso
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Heart 92:1559-62. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death
    Cristina Basso
    Pathological Anatomy, Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Virchows Arch 452:11-8. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis and management strategies in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    D Corrado
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Pathology, University of Padua Medical School, Italy
    J Electrocardiol 33:49-55. 2000
    ..In case of refractory congestive heart failure, the patients may become candidates for heart transplantation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile and long-term follow-up of 37 families with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    A Nava
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:2226-33. 2000
    ..We sought to define the clinical picture and natural history of familial arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dispersion of ventricular depolarization-repolarization: a noninvasive marker for risk stratification in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    P Turrini
    Department of Pathology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Circulation 103:3075-80. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: QRS dispersion (>/=40 ms) was the strongest independent predictor of sudden death in ARVC. Syncope, QT dispersion >65 ms, and negative T wave beyond V(1) refined arrhythmic risk stratification in these patients...
  16. doi request reprint Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Cristina Basso
    University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Lancet 373:1289-300. 2009
    ..Cascade genetic screening of family members of gene-positive probands allows the identification of asymptomatic carriers who would require lifelong follow-up due to the age-related penetrance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ventricular preexcitation in children and young adults: atrial myocarditis as a possible trigger of sudden death
    C Basso
    Department of Pathology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Circulation 103:269-75. 2001
    ..A left accessory pathway was the most frequent substrate, and its subendocardial location supports the feasibility of catheter ablation. Isolated atrial myocarditis may act as a trigger of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation that leads to SD...
  18. ncbi request reprint Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy in athletes: diagnosis, management, and recommendations for sport activity
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli 61, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Cardiol Clin 25:415-22, vi. 2007
    ..Systematic cardiovascular screening (including 12-lead ECG) of all subjects embarking on sports activity has the potential to identify those athletes at risk and to reduce mortality...
  19. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional electroanatomic voltage mapping increases accuracy of diagnosing arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia
    Domenico Corrado
    Division of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Circulation 111:3042-50. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Right bundle branch block, right precordial st-segment elevation, and sudden death in young people
    D Corrado
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Circulation 103:710-7. 2001
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Pathology and pathogenesis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    G Thiene
    Department of Pathology, University of Padua Medical School, Italy
    Herz 25:210-5. 2000
    ..Apoptosis may be triggered by T-lymphocytes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Trends in sudden cardiovascular death in young competitive athletes after implementation of a preparticipation screening program
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    JAMA 296:1593-601. 2006
    ..A nationwide systematic preparticipation athletic screening was introduced in Italy in 1982. The impact of such a program on prevention of sudden cardiovascular death in the athlete remains to be determined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous coronary artery dissection mimicking aortic dissection
    Alessandro Daniotti
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 13:330-3. 2004
    ..The in vivo diagnosis of spontaneous coronary dissection is rather difficult because of the dramatic clinical presentation and selective coronary angiography requirement...
  24. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive risk stratification in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Pietro Turrini
    Department of Pathology, University of Padua Medical School, Padova, Italy
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 8:161-9. 2003
    ..At present only QRS dispersion, history of syncope and right and/or left ventricular abnormalities at radionuclide angiography proved to be independent noninvasive predictors of sudden death...
  25. doi request reprint 12-lead ECG in the athlete: physiological versus pathological abnormalities
    D Corrado
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Via Giustiniani 2, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Br J Sports Med 43:669-76. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint Unexpected mechanical bileaflet valve thrombosis in mitral position: what is better to do, re-replacement or thrombolysis
    T Bottio
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery V Gallucci, University of Padua, Medical School, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 387:166-9. 2002
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of clinicopathologic manifestations of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia: a multicenter study
    D Corrado
    University of Padua Medical Center, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 30:1512-20. 1997
    ..The aim of the present investigation was to redefine the clinicopathologic profile of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia (ARVC), with special reference to disease progression and left ventricular (LV) involvement...
  28. pmc In vivo evidence of apoptosis in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    M Valente
    Department of Pathology, University of Padova Medical School, Italy
    Am J Pathol 152:479-84. 1998
    ..Myocardial destruction with replacement by fat may be episodic rather than gradual and continuous...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is prevention of sudden death in young athletes feasible?
    G Thiene
    Istituto di Anatomia Patologica, Universita degli Studi, Padova
    Cardiologia 44:497-505. 1999
    ..With increased awareness of diagnostic criteria, also athletes with concealed arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy will be identified in the future and sudden death possibly prevented...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cardiogenic shock due to metastatic cardiac lymphoma: still a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge
    L Testolin
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Padova Medical School, Via N Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:365-8. 2001
    ..Extensive use of transesophageal echocardiographic examination and early endomyocardial biopsy are highly recommended...
  31. pmc Images in cardiology: Fatal cardiac tamponade in a child due to rupture of a mycotic aneurysm
    C Basso
    Heart 88:89. 2002
  32. doi request reprint von Willebrand factor abnormalities in aortic valve stenosis: Pathophysiology and impact on bleeding
    Alessandra Casonato
    Dept of Cardiologic, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Via Ospedale Civile 105, Padua, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 106:58-66. 2011
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Myocardial infarction: a paradigm of success in modern medicine
    Gaetano Thiene
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:1-5. 2010
    ..The achievements in its prevention, diagnosis, and treatment should be considered as a pride of cardiovascular medicine...
  34. doi request reprint Molecular biology and clinical management of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia
    Domenico Corrado
    Inherited Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy Unit, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Heart 97:530-9. 2011
    ....
  35. doi request reprint The contribution of intramyocardial hemorrhage to the "no-reflow phenomenon": a study performed by cardiac magnetic resonance
    Martina Perazzolo Marra
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Echocardiography 27:1120-9. 2010
    ..Hemoglobin degradation products have magnetic susceptibility effects which help in detecting hemorrhagic AMI by Tâ‚‚ -weighted cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) images...
  36. ncbi request reprint Strategies for the prevention of sudden cardiac death during sports
    Domenico Corrado
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:197-208. 2011
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint How to screen athletes for cardiovascular diseases
    Domenico Corrado
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova Medical School, Via Giustiniani 2, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Cardiol Clin 25:391-7, v-vi. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Exercise and the risk of sudden cardiac death
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Herz 31:553-8. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Pathology and pathogenesis of infective endocarditis in native heart valves
    Gaetano Thiene
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 15:256-63. 2006
    ..Particular emphasis is given to hidden bicuspid aortic valve and the need of early carrier identification for prophylaxis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Does sports activity enhance the risk of sudden cardiac death?
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiology and Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padova, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:228-33. 2006
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Prophylactic implantable defibrillator in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia and no prior ventricular fibrillation or sustained ventricular tachycardia
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Via Giustiniani 2, Padua, Italy
    Circulation 122:1144-52. 2010
    ..The role of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia and no prior ventricular fibrillation (VF) or sustained ventricular tachycardia is an unsolved issue...
  42. doi request reprint Relationship between myocardial blush grades, staining, and severe microvascular damage after primary percutaneous coronary intervention a study performed with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance in a large consecutive series of patients
    Martina Perazzolo Marra
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Am Heart J 159:1124-32. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the correlation between MBG and morphologic aspects on cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR)...
  43. doi request reprint Sudden cardiac death in athletes: can it be prevented by screening?
    Domenico Corrado
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Herz 34:259-66. 2009
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Prevention of sudden cardiac death in the young and in athletes: dream or reality?
    Gaetano Thiene
    Pathology Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:207-17. 2010
    ..Genetic screening could play a pivotal role in early detection of asymptomatic mutation carriers of cardiovascular diseases at risk of SD...
  45. doi request reprint Systemic sclerosis and aortic valve stenosis: therapeutic implications in two cases of aortic valve replacement
    Sandro Sponga
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:560-2. 2009
    ..We describe herein two cases of valve replacement because of aortic stenosis...
  46. doi request reprint Recommendations for interpretation of 12-lead electrocardiogram in the athlete
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Via Giustiniani 2, Padova, Italy
    Eur Heart J 31:243-59. 2010
    ..When appropriate the referral options for risk stratification and cardiovascular management of the athlete are briefly addressed...
  47. doi request reprint Giant congenital aortic aneurysm with cleft sternum in a neonate: pathological and surgical considerations for optimal management
    Massimo A Padalino
    Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Unit, University of Padova Medical School, Padova, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:183-6. 2010
    ..Autopsy revealed a circumferential subendocardial myocardial infarction and misdiagnosed coronary ostial anomalies. A critical analysis of this unfortunate case may help optimal surgical planning in similar patients in the future...
  48. doi request reprint Pre-participation screening of young competitive athletes for prevention of sudden cardiac death
    Domenico Corrado
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Pauda, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1981-9. 2008
    ..On the basis of current scientific evidence the implementation of a mass-screening program aimed to prevent athletic-field sudden cardiac death should be at least carefully considered by public health administrators worldwide...
  49. pmc Clinicopathological profiles of progressive heart failure in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    Paola Melacini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Via Giustiniani 2, 35100 Padova, Italy
    Eur Heart J 31:2111-23. 2010
    ..Profiles of severe progressive heart failure symptoms and death, or heart transplantation deserve more complete definition within large patient cohorts...
  50. doi request reprint Quantitative assessment of endomyocardial biopsy in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia: an in vitro validation of diagnostic criteria
    Cristina Basso
    Pathological Anatomy, Department of Medico Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Eur Heart J 29:2760-71. 2008
    ..The Task Force criteria for the in vivo diagnosis of ARVC/D include tissue characterization by EMB as a major criterion...
  51. doi request reprint Three-dimensional electroanatomical voltage mapping and histologic evaluation of myocardial substrate in right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:731-9. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint [Molecular investigation of sudden death]
    Elisa Carturan
    Sezione di Anatomia Patologica Speciale, Dipartimento di Scienze Medico Diagnostiche e Terapie Speciali, Universita degli Studi, Padova
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 8:752-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this review was to provide evidence of the need to develop a molecular pathology investigation protocol to be used at post mortem...
  53. doi request reprint AECVP and SCVP 2009 recommendations for training in cardiovascular pathology
    Gaetano Thiene
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli 61, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:129-35. 2010
    ..It includes a detailed curriculum and describes three levels of expertise that can be developed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery anomalies and sudden death
    Cristina Basso
    Cardiovascular Pathology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:107-11. 2002
  55. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular pre-participation screening of young competitive athletes for prevention of sudden death: proposal for a common European protocol. Consensus Statement of the Study Group of Sport Cardiology of the Working Group of Cardiac Rehabilitation and
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padova, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:516-24. 2005
    ..The consensus document recommends the implementation of a common European screening protocol essentially based on 12-lead ECG...
  56. ncbi request reprint Is it time to include ion channel diseases among cardiomyopathies?
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Padova, Italy
    J Electrocardiol 38:81-7. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy causing sudden cardiac death in boxer dogs: a new animal model of human disease
    Cristina Basso
    Institute of Pathology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Circulation 109:1180-5. 2004
    ..Efforts to discern relevant pathophysiological mechanisms have been impaired by lack of a suitable animal model...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cardiomyopathies: is it time for a molecular classification?
    Gaetano Thiene
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli, 61, 35121 Padua, Italy
    Eur Heart J 25:1772-5. 2004
    ..Moreover, the recent development of molecular genetics, with the discovery of a genetic background in several forms previously defined of unknown origin, raises the need of a debate on a possible classification based on genomics...
  59. ncbi request reprint Essay: Sudden death in young athletes
    Domenico Corrado
    Division of Cardiology and Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Lancet 366:S47-8. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Signal-averaged electrocardiographic parameter progression as a marker of increased electrical instability in two cases with an overt form of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Barbara Bauce
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:362-4. 2002
    ..This suggests a possible role of SAECG parameter progression as a marker of increased electrical instability...
  61. ncbi request reprint Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia: is there a role for viruses?
    Fiorella Calabrese
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua Medical School, 35121 Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 15:11-7. 2006
    ..Several etiopathogenetic theories are herein presented in detail with particular attention to the inflammatory/infective one and its possible links between this and the genetic/dystrophic theories are discussed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Twenty years of progress and beckoning frontiers in cardiovascular pathology: cardiomyopathies
    Gaetano Thiene
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 14:165-9. 2005
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Relation of aortic valve weight to severity of aortic stenosis
    Renato Razzolini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:741-6. 2011
    ..0026). In conclusion, the heavier the valve, the less frequent were hypercholesterolemia, valve cholesterol clefts, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus...
  64. ncbi request reprint Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. What is needed for a cure?
    G Thiene
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Herz 37:657-62. 2012
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Sudden cardiac death in young people with apparently normal heart
    D Corrado
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Res 50:399-408. 2001
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence of subtle morphologic substrates, clinically unrecognizable, underlying sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young people with apparently normal heart...
  66. ncbi request reprint Late-onset arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Gianfranco Frigo
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:74-6. 2006
    ..These two cases indicate that clinical screening should be continued throughout adult life in people who are at risk of ARVC...
  67. ncbi request reprint Left main trunk ostial stenosis and aortic incompetence in Takayasu's arteritis
    Tomaso Bottio
    Institute of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 11:291-5. 2002
    ..Although chronic inflammation of the aortic wall may result in late graft occlusion, surgical therapy is effective for short and mid-term clinical improvement...
  68. ncbi request reprint Screening for ryanodine receptor type 2 mutations in families with effort-induced polymorphic ventricular arrhythmias and sudden death: early diagnosis of asymptomatic carriers
    Barbara Bauce
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli, 86 35121 Padua, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:341-9. 2002
    ..We sought to establish the role of genetic screening for ryanodine receptor type 2 (RyR2) gene mutations in families with effort-induced polymorphic ventricular arrhythmia (PVA), syncope and juvenile sudden death...
  69. doi request reprint Comparison of clinical features of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy in men versus women
    Barbara Bauce
    Department of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 102:1252-7. 2008
    ..The cause of the under-representation of women is not clear, even if potentially important factors such as sexual hormones and physical activity could play a role...
  70. doi request reprint Myocardial bridging, a frequent component of the hypertrophic cardiomyopathy phenotype, lacks systematic association with sudden cardiac death
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medico Diagnostic Sciences, Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua Medical School, Padova, Italy
    Eur Heart J 30:1627-34. 2009
    ..The clinical significance attributable to myocardial bridging of left anterior descending coronary artery in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) remains controversial...
  71. ncbi request reprint Calcified mass in the right atrium
    Vladimiro Vida
    Institute of Cardiac Surgery, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:717. 2005
  72. ncbi request reprint Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: current diagnostic and management strategies
    D Corrado
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Via Giustiniani 2 - 35121 Padua, Italy
    Cardiol Rev 9:259-65. 2001
    ..In cases of refractory congestive heart failure, patients may become candidates for heart transplantation...
  73. ncbi request reprint Identification of mutations in the cardiac ryanodine receptor gene in families affected with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy type 2 (ARVD2)
    N Tiso
    Department of Biology, University of Padova, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Hum Mol Genet 10:189-94. 2001
    ..The detection of RyR2 mutations causing ARVD2, reported in this paper, opens the way to pre-symptomatic detection of carriers of the disease in childhood, thus enabling early monitoring and treatment...
  74. ncbi request reprint Does sports activity enhance the risk of sudden death in adolescents and young adults?
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1959-63. 2003
    ..We sought to assess the risk of sudden death (SD) in both male and female athletes age 12 to 35 years...
  75. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural evidence of intercalated disc remodelling in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: an electron microscopy investigation on endomyocardial biopsies
    Cristina Basso
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:1847-54. 2006
    ..The recent discovery of gene mutations encoding intercalated disc proteins prompted us to perform a transmission electron microscopy study on endomyocardial biopsies...
  76. ncbi request reprint Endothelin A-receptor antagonist administration immediately after experimental myocardial infarction with reperfusion does not affect scar healing in dogs
    Cristina Basso
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua Medical School, Via A Gabelli 61, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Cardiovasc Res 55:113-21. 2002
    ..The study aimed to evaluate the effect of early administration of the ET(A) receptor antagonist darusentan on scar healing in an ischemia-reperfusion model in dogs...
  77. ncbi request reprint Case report: fibroelastoma of the papillary muscle of the mitral valve: diagnostic implications and review of the literature
    Tomaso Bottio
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Padua Medical School, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:288-91. 2002
    ..Surgical treatment must be considered when such a tumor is diagnosed, even though asymptomatic, and especially if left-sided because of the high risk of systemic embolization...
  78. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for autopsy investigation of sudden cardiac death
    C Basso
    Department of Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua, Italy
    Pathologica 102:391-404. 2010
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint An echocardiographic survey of primary school children for bicuspid aortic valve
    Cristina Basso
    Cardiovascular Pathology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 93:661-3. 2004
    ..Bicuspid aortic valve was found in 0.5% of cases, with a higher prevalence in males than females (0.75% vs 0.24%), and was significantly associated with aortic root enlargement compared with children who had tricuspid aortic valves...
  80. ncbi request reprint Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: clinical registry and database, evaluation of therapies, pathology registry, DNA banking
    Cristina Basso
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua, Italy
    Eur Heart J 25:531-4. 2004
  81. ncbi request reprint Morphologic validation of reperfused hemorrhagic myocardial infarction by cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medic Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 100:1322-7. 2007
    ....
  82. pmc Prolonged durability of a Kay-Shiley mechanical valve prosthesis
    Tomaso Bottio
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Padua Medical School, 36100 Padua, Italy
    Tex Heart Inst J 33:270-1. 2006
  83. ncbi request reprint Antiphospholipid syndrome and right atrial mass
    Cristina Basso
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1462-3. 2005
  84. doi request reprint Late coronary thrombosis following brachytherapy for vasospastic angina
    Cristina Basso
    Pathology, Department of Medico Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 17:244-5. 2008
  85. ncbi request reprint Infective endocarditis in bicuspid aortic valve: atrioventricular block as sign of perivalvular abscess
    Francesco Bacchion
    Institute of Pathology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy Department of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 16:252-5. 2007
    ..Intravenous antibiotic therapy was undertaken, with rapid resolution of fever. He eventually underwent successful aortic homograft implantation and mitral valve repair with residual first-degree atrioventricular block...
  86. pmc Evidence that pharmacological strategies lack efficacy for the prevention of sudden death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    P Melacini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Heart 93:708-10. 2007
    ..To determine the efficacy of pharmacological treatment in the prevention of sudden cardiac death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)...
  87. ncbi request reprint ECG-based screening: not only for athletes
    Stefano Nistri
    Eur Heart J 28:1170. 2007
  88. ncbi request reprint Remodeling of myocyte gap junctions in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy due to a deletion in plakoglobin (Naxos disease)
    Starr R Kaplan
    Department of Pathology and Center for Cardiovascular Research, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63100, USA
    Heart Rhythm 1:3-11. 2004
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Juvenile sudden death in a family with polymorphic ventricular arrhythmias caused by a novel RyR2 gene mutation: evidence of specific morphological substrates
    Giulia D'amati
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, La Sapienza University, Rome 00161, Italy
    Hum Pathol 36:761-7. 2005
    ..This experience underscores the importance of a precise autopsy diagnosis in the case of sudden cardiac death, including molecular genetics, and the mission of pathologists to guide further clinical investigation of family members...
  90. ncbi request reprint Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy
    Victor A Ferrari
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 9014 E Gates Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19014, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 7:70-5. 2005
    ..Future approaches may include high-field imaging at 3 Tesla, and viability imaging to improve diagnostic accuracy...
  91. ncbi request reprint Revisiting definition and classification of cardiomyopathies in the era of molecular medicine
    Gaetano Thiene
    Eur Heart J 29:144-6. 2008
  92. doi request reprint Outcomes in athletes with marked ECG repolarization abnormalities
    Antonio Pelliccia
    Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Italian National Olympic Committee, Rome, Italy
    N Engl J Med 358:152-61. 2008
    ..We assessed long-term clinical outcomes in athletes with ECGs characterized by marked repolarization abnormalities...
  93. ncbi request reprint Frequency of bicuspid aortic valve in young male conscripts by echocardiogram
    Stefano Nistri
    Cardiology Service, CMSR Veneto Medica, Altavilla Vicentina VI, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:718-21. 2005
    ..Patients with BAVs displayed larger aortic sizes than controls at each aortic level, and the degree of dilation was related to the presence but not the severity of aortic insufficiency...
  94. ncbi request reprint Mutations in desmoglein-2 gene are associated with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Kalliopi Pilichou
    Department of Biology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Circulation 113:1171-9. 2006
    ..Therefore, desmoglein-2 (DSG2), the only desmoglein isoform expressed in cardiac myocytes, was screened in subjects with ARVC...
  95. ncbi request reprint Leiomyosarcoma of the left atrium mimicking a left atrial myxoma
    Alessandro Mazzola
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, G Mazzini Hospital, Teramo, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:224-6. 2006
  96. ncbi request reprint Letter regarding article by Norman et al, "novel mutation in desmoplakin causes arrhythmogenic left ventricular cardiomyopathy"
    Cristina Basso
    Circulation 113:e68; author reply e69. 2006
  97. ncbi request reprint Bicuspid aortic valve: abnormal aortic elastic properties
    Stefano Nistri
    Medical Service, Regione Carabinieri Veneto, Padova, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:369-73; discussion 373-4. 2002
    ..The study aim was to evaluate noninvasively the elastic properties of the aortic root in young males with BAV, to discover whether structural abnormalities of the aorta might be manifested by impairment in elasticity...
  98. ncbi request reprint Sinus node ablation for inappropriate sinus tachycardia
    Roberto Mantovan
    Division of Cardiology, Hospital Santa Maria dei Battuti, Treviso, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:804-6. 2005
  99. ncbi request reprint Letter regarding article by Nasir et al, "Electrocardiographic features of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy according to disease severity: a need to broaden diagnostic criteria"
    Andrea Nava
    Circulation 112:e68; author reply e68-9. 2005
  100. ncbi request reprint Regulatory mutations in transforming growth factor-beta3 gene cause arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy type 1
    Giorgia Beffagna
    Department of Biology, University of Padua, Via Ugo Bassi 58 B 35131 Padua, Italy
    Cardiovasc Res 65:366-73. 2005
    ..The objective of this study is to identify the gene involved in ARVD1, which has been elusive ever since its locus was mapped to chromosome 14q24.3...
  101. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Left ventricular mass after treatment with chemotherapic drugs
    Vladimiro Vida
    Institute of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, University of Padua Medical School, Padova, Italy
    Circulation 109:e300-1. 2004