Cecilia Becattini

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Affiliation: University of Perugia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc New anticoagulants for the prevention of venous thromboembolism
    Cecilia Becattini
    Internal and Cardiovascular, Medicine and Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Italy
    Drug Des Devel Ther 4:49-60. 2010
  2. ncbi Treatment of DVT: how long is enough and how do you predict recurrence
    Giancarlo Agnelli
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Perugia, Via G Dottori 1, Perugia, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 25:37-44. 2008
  3. doi Aspirin for preventing the recurrence of venous thromboembolism
    Cecilia Becattini
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine and Stroke Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    N Engl J Med 366:1959-67. 2012
  4. ncbi A randomized study on 1-week versus 4-week prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism after laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer
    Maria Cristina Vedovati
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy Oncology Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy General Surgery, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Perugia, Italy Unit of Angiology, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy General Surgery, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy General Surgery, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Foligno, Italy Unit of Angiology, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Foligno, Italy Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, Section of Surgical Clinic I, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy General and Emergency Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Ann Surg 259:665-9. 2014
  5. ncbi Multidetector CT scan for acute pulmonary embolism: embolic burden and clinical outcome
    Maria Cristina Vedovati
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Italy
    Chest 142:1417-24. 2012
  6. doi Old and new oral anticoagulants for venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation: a review of the literature
    Cecilia Becattini
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine and Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Italy
    Thromb Res 129:392-400. 2012
  7. doi Venous thromboembolism after laparoscopic bariatric surgery for morbid obesity: clinical burden and prevention
    Cecilia Becattini
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine and Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:108-15. 2012
  8. doi D-dimer for risk stratification in patients with acute pulmonary embolism
    Cecilia Becattini
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 33:48-57. 2012
  9. ncbi Initial treatment of venous thromboembolism
    Cecilia Becattini
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 96:242-50. 2006
  10. doi New oral anticoagulants for the treatment of venous thromboembolism
    Giancarlo Agnelli
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 26:151-61. 2013

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  1. pmc New anticoagulants for the prevention of venous thromboembolism
    Cecilia Becattini
    Internal and Cardiovascular, Medicine and Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Italy
    Drug Des Devel Ther 4:49-60. 2010
    ..Differences in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics could offer the potential for individualized anticoagulant therapies in the near future...
  2. ncbi Treatment of DVT: how long is enough and how do you predict recurrence
    Giancarlo Agnelli
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Perugia, Via G Dottori 1, Perugia, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 25:37-44. 2008
    ..At the end of this treatment period physicians should decide for definitive withdrawal or indefinite anticoagulation with scheduled periodic re-assessment of the benefit from extending anticoagulation...
  3. doi Aspirin for preventing the recurrence of venous thromboembolism
    Cecilia Becattini
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine and Stroke Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    N Engl J Med 366:1959-67. 2012
    ..Extending anticoagulation prevents recurrences but is associated with increased bleeding. The benefit of aspirin for the prevention of recurrent venous thromboembolism is unknown...
  4. ncbi A randomized study on 1-week versus 4-week prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism after laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer
    Maria Cristina Vedovati
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy Oncology Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy General Surgery, S Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Perugia, Italy Unit of Angiology, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy General Surgery, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy General Surgery, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Foligno, Italy Unit of Angiology, S Giovanni Battista Hospital, Foligno, Italy Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, Section of Surgical Clinic I, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy General and Emergency Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Ann Surg 259:665-9. 2014
    ..To compare the efficacy and safety of antithrombotic prophylaxis given for 1 week or 4 weeks in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer...
  5. ncbi Multidetector CT scan for acute pulmonary embolism: embolic burden and clinical outcome
    Maria Cristina Vedovati
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Italy
    Chest 142:1417-24. 2012
    ..Patients with symptomatic acute PE diagnosed based on MDCT angiography were included in a multicenter study aimed at assessing the prognostic role of the embolic burden evaluated with MDCT scan...
  6. doi Old and new oral anticoagulants for venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation: a review of the literature
    Cecilia Becattini
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine and Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Italy
    Thromb Res 129:392-400. 2012
    ..In these patients rivaroxaban and apixaban reduced the incidence of hemorrhagic stroke with a similar incidence of ischemic stroke. No bleeding concern emerged with the new anticoagulant agents in this indication...
  7. doi Venous thromboembolism after laparoscopic bariatric surgery for morbid obesity: clinical burden and prevention
    Cecilia Becattini
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine and Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:108-15. 2012
    ..The clinical benefit of prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in laparoscopic bariatric surgery is unclear. Our objective was to assess the clinical burden of VTE after laparoscopic bariatric surgery...
  8. doi D-dimer for risk stratification in patients with acute pulmonary embolism
    Cecilia Becattini
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 33:48-57. 2012
    ..Risk stratification is currently recommended for the initial management of patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  9. ncbi Initial treatment of venous thromboembolism
    Cecilia Becattini
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 96:242-50. 2006
    ..An oral anticoagulant agent to be used without laboratory monitoring for both acute and long-term treatment of VTE remains an unsolved clinical need in the treatment of VTE...
  10. doi New oral anticoagulants for the treatment of venous thromboembolism
    Giancarlo Agnelli
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 26:151-61. 2013
    ..Dabigatran is as effective and safe as warfarin for the extended treatment of VTE. It is conceivable that the new oral anticoagulants will become the standard therapy for VTE in the next years. ..
  11. doi Venous thromboembolism after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: clinical burden and prevention
    Fabio Rondelli
    Departement of Surgery, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Surg Endosc 27:1860-4. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess the clinical burden of VTE and the efficacy and safety of antithrombotic prophylaxis during laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  12. doi Multidetector computed tomography for acute pulmonary embolism: diagnosis and risk stratification in a single test
    Cecilia Becattini
    Stroke Unit, Department of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Eur Heart J 32:1657-63. 2011
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  13. ncbi Combined oral anticoagulants and antiplatelets: benefits and risks
    Maria Cristina Vedovati
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine and Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 5:281-90. 2010
    ..Thus, a combined regimen of anticoagulant and antiplatelet therapy should be reserved for selected patients at high risk of thromboembolic events who have a low risk of bleeding...
  14. ncbi Prognostic value of troponins in acute pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis
    Cecilia Becattini
    Medicina Interna e Cardiovascolare, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, University of Perugia, Via G Dottori 1, 06129 Perugia, Italy
    Circulation 116:427-33. 2007
    ..Whether elevated serum troponin levels identify patients with acute pulmonary embolism at high risk of short-term mortality or adverse outcome is undefined...
  15. ncbi New oral anticoagulants for venous thromboembolism: focus on factor Xa and thrombin inhibitors
    Cecilia Becattini
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine and Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Curr Drug Discov Technol 9:119-28. 2012
    ..Clinical trials on VTE treatment are currently ongoing with apixaban and edoxaban. A number of phase II clinical trials are currently ongoing with several other antiXa agents in the prophylaxis and treatment of VTE...
  16. ncbi New anticoagulants
    Giancarlo Agnelli
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine and Stroke Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Semin Thromb Hemost 32:793-802. 2006
    ..Some of them have been approved for clinical use, others are in advanced phase of clinical development, and some are still in the initial phase of investigation...
  17. ncbi Bosentan for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: findings from a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Cecilia Becattini
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Thromb Res 126:e51-6. 2010
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis aimed at assessing the effects of bosentan therapy in patients with CTEPH...
  18. ncbi Computed tomography to assess risk of death in acute pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis
    Cecilia Becattini
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine and Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Eur Respir J 43:1678-90. 2014
    ..65 (95% CI 1.79-12.07); p=0.002). Right-to-left ventricle dilation as assessed by CT angiography can be used to evaluate risk of death in all-comers with pulmonary embolism and in haemodynamically stable patients. ..
  19. doi 96 hours ECG monitoring for patients with ischemic cryptogenic stroke or transient ischaemic attack
    Giorgia Manina
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 9:65-7. 2014
    ..In patients with cryptogenic stroke or TIA, 96 h ECG monitoring detected a high rate of AF. One-third of AF was seen beyond 24 h of ECG monitoring. ..
  20. ncbi Long-term therapy of pulmonary embolism
    Giancarlo Agnelli
    Division of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:824-9. 2005
    ..Due to the limitations of the currently available oral anticoagulant agents, search for the optimal agent to be used in the long-term treatment of pulmonary embolism is still open...
  21. ncbi Endothelial dysfunction in patients with spontaneous venous thromboembolism
    Rino Migliacci
    Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Haematologica 92:812-8. 2007
    ..Endothelial dysfunction is an early marker of atherosclerosis and has predictive value for ischemic events. We have evaluated endothelial function in patients with a history of spontaneous venous thromboembolism...
  22. ncbi Long-term treatment of venous thromboembolism
    Cecilia Becattini
    Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Piazzale Menghini 1, 06129 Perugia, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 12:384-92. 2014
    ..New anticoagulants with more favourable efficacy- safety profile and reduced need for monitoring could improve the feasibility of extended anticoagulation. ..
  23. doi Risk assessment for recurrence and optimal agents for extended treatment of venous thromboembolism
    Giancarlo Agnelli
    1Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, Stroke Unit, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program 2013:471-7. 2013
    ..These agents do not require monitoring for dose adjustment and could make extended treatment more feasible and acceptable to patients. ..
  24. ncbi Direct thrombin inhibitors for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after major orthopaedic surgery
    Giancarlo Agnelli
    Stroke Unit and Division of Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 11:3885-91. 2005
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  25. ncbi Duration of anticoagulant treatment after venous thromboembolism
    Cecilia Becattini
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 33:354-7. 2003