M G Bongiorni

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pacing and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator transvenous lead extraction
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Arrhythmology Unit, Cardio Thoracic Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:261-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [Iatrogenic risk of permanent pacemaker and defibrillator implantation]
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    U O di Malattie Cardiovascolari II, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 10:395-406. 2009
  3. doi request reprint ELECTRa (European Lead Extraction ConTRolled) Registry--shedding light on transvenous lead extraction real-world practice in Europe
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Second Cardiology Department, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Paradisa Street 2, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 24:171-5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint How European centres diagnose, treat, and prevent CIED infections: results of an European Heart Rhythm Association survey
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Second Cardiology Department, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Europace 14:1666-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Current practice in transvenous lead extraction: a European Heart Rhythm Association EP Network Survey
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Second Cardiology Department, University Hospital of Pisa, Italy
    Europace 14:783-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of mechanical transvenous dilation and location of areas of adherence in patients undergoing coronary sinus lead extraction
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Cardiac and Thoracic Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana and University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Cisanello, Pisa 56100, Italy
    Europace 9:69-73. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Techniques for transvenous leads extraction
    M G Bongiorni
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Medicine, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:771-81. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Is local myocardial contractility related to endocardial acceleration signals detected by a transvenous pacing lead?
    M G Bongiorni
    CNR CREAS Clinical Physiology Institute, Pisa, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 19:1682-8. 1996
  9. ncbi request reprint Management of cardiac device infections: A retrospective survey of a non-surgical approach combining antibiotic therapy with transvenous removal
    C Tascini
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    J Chemother 18:157-63. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term efficacy of oral encainide in frequent and repetitive ventricular arrhythmias
    M G Bongiorni
    Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Heart J 9:765-76. 1988

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Pacing and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator transvenous lead extraction
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Arrhythmology Unit, Cardio Thoracic Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:261-6. 2005
    ..The success rate and the incidence of complications are highly affected by the staff experience. The use of the jugular approach, in the presence of free-floating or difficult exposed leads, increases both safety and success rate...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Iatrogenic risk of permanent pacemaker and defibrillator implantation]
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    U O di Malattie Cardiovascolari II, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 10:395-406. 2009
    ..Thus, both the implanting physician or the clinical cardiologist must be concerned not only with measures to avoid complications, but also with their early recognition and treatment...
  3. doi request reprint ELECTRa (European Lead Extraction ConTRolled) Registry--shedding light on transvenous lead extraction real-world practice in Europe
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Second Cardiology Department, Santa Chiara University Hospital, Paradisa Street 2, 56100, Pisa, Italy
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 24:171-5. 2013
    ..The independence of the registry, the consecutiveness of the patient enrolment, and the monitoring of the study are characteristics of this registry that will contribute to the scientific validity of the objectives to be achieved...
  4. doi request reprint How European centres diagnose, treat, and prevent CIED infections: results of an European Heart Rhythm Association survey
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Second Cardiology Department, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Europace 14:1666-9. 2012
    ..In the case of systemic infection or evidence of lead or valvular endocarditis, 95% of centres treat these conditions by extracting the leads, which indicates that the adherence to the lead extraction guidelines is quite good...
  5. doi request reprint Current practice in transvenous lead extraction: a European Heart Rhythm Association EP Network Survey
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Second Cardiology Department, University Hospital of Pisa, Italy
    Europace 14:783-6. 2012
    ..Current practice with regard to transvenous lead extraction among European implanting centres was analysed by this survey...
  6. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of mechanical transvenous dilation and location of areas of adherence in patients undergoing coronary sinus lead extraction
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Cardiac and Thoracic Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana and University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Cisanello, Pisa 56100, Italy
    Europace 9:69-73. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate feasibility, safety, and effectiveness of CS lead extraction, focusing on MD usefulness, in the event that lead traction (LT) was ineffective...
  7. ncbi request reprint Techniques for transvenous leads extraction
    M G Bongiorni
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Medicine, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:771-81. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Is local myocardial contractility related to endocardial acceleration signals detected by a transvenous pacing lead?
    M G Bongiorni
    CNR CREAS Clinical Physiology Institute, Pisa, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 19:1682-8. 1996
    ..These results suggest that the BEST could be used either as an effective sensor in closed loop pacing systems, or primarily as a diagnostic hemodynamic sensor...
  9. ncbi request reprint Management of cardiac device infections: A retrospective survey of a non-surgical approach combining antibiotic therapy with transvenous removal
    C Tascini
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    J Chemother 18:157-63. 2006
    ..This procedure prevents recurrent infections and operative mortality...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term efficacy of oral encainide in frequent and repetitive ventricular arrhythmias
    M G Bongiorni
    Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Heart J 9:765-76. 1988
    ..Uncommon, but severe, side effects may appear in patients with marked impairment of left ventricular function...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intracardiac echocardiography in patients with pacing and defibrillating leads: a feasibility study
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Cardiac and Thoracic Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Echocardiography 25:632-8. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Role of ventricular Autocapture function in increasing longevity of DDDR pacemakers: a prospective study
    Giuseppe Boriani
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bologna, Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Europace 8:216-20. 2006
    ..Autocapture is an algorithm for automatic adaptation of ventricular output to capture threshold. The aim of this prospective study was to estimate the effects of ventricular Autocapture algorithm on DDD-DDDR pacemaker longevity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acute comparative effect of right and left ventricular pacing in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation
    Enrico Puggioni
    Ospedali del Tigullio, Lavagna, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:234-8. 2004
    ..The effect seems to be equal in patients with both depressed and preserved systolic functions and in those with and without native left bundle branch block...
  14. ncbi request reprint New-onset ventricular tachycardia after cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Andrea Di Cori
    Cardiac and Thoracic Department, University of Pisa, Italy
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:231-5. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Early EPS/ICD strategy in survivors of acute myocardial infarction with severe left ventricular dysfunction on optimal beta-blocker treatment. The BEta-blocker STrategy plus ICD trial
    Antonio Raviele
    Cardiology Division, Ospedale Umberto I, Via Circonvallazione, 50 30170 Mestre Venezia, Italy
    Europace 7:327-37. 2005
    ..Previous studies have shown the benefits of such a strategy only in high-risk patients late after MI...
  16. ncbi request reprint Extraction of the inner coil of a pacemaker lead slid into the pulmonary artery
    Pier Giorgio Golzio
    Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:273-5. 2007
    ..Then, by right jugular approach, the freely floating end of the inner atrial coil was grasped by a pig-tail catheter, drawn back into the superior vena cava, exteriorized by a Lasso catheter, and finally extracted...
  17. doi request reprint Radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrioventricular nodal reciprocating tachycardia using intracardiac echocardiography in pregnancy
    Maria Grazia Bongiorni
    Cardiac and Thoracic Department, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Europace 10:1018-21. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Retrieval of pacemaker lead tip embolized into the distal pulmonary arterial bed during extraction procedure
    Pier Giorgio Golzio
    Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1558-61. 2007
    ..Despite its distal location, we were able to extract the lead tip by an Amplatz goose neck snare kit for intravascular foreign body retrieval, commonly used by interventional radiologists, in cooperation with our radiology staff...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of conduction delay of the right atrium in patients with SSS: implications for pacing site selection
    Roberto Verlato
    Cardiology Department, General Hospital, Via P Cosma 1, 35012 Camposampiero, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:706-12. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Defibrillation testing at the time of implantation of cardioverter defibrillator in the clinical practice: a nation-wide survey
    Michele Brignole
    Department of Cardiology, Arrhythmologic Centre, Ospedali del Tigullio, 16033 Lavagna, Italy
    Europace 9:540-3. 2007
    ..We conducted a systematic nation-wide retrospective survey in order to determine the DT rate and its complications...