V Cavalca

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Circulating levels of dimethylarginines, chronic kidney disease and long-term clinical outcome in non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Viviana Cavalca
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, I R C C S, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e48499. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress and homocysteine in coronary artery disease
    V Cavalca
    Istituto di Cardiologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, 20138 Milan, Italy
    Clin Chem 47:887-92. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Simultaneous quantification of 8-iso-prostaglandin-F(2alpha) and 11-dehydro thromboxane B(2) in human urine by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Viviana Cavalca
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Scienze Cardiovascolari, 20138 Milano, Italy
    Anal Biochem 397:168-74. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Glutathione, vitamin E and oxidative stress in coronary artery disease: relevance of age and gender
    V Cavalca
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 39:267-72. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Anesthetic propofol enhances plasma gamma-tocopherol levels in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Viviana Cavalca
    Institute of Cardiology, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico I R C C S, Milan, Italy
    Anesthesiology 108:988-97. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Age- and gender-related oxidative status determined in healthy subjects by means of OXY-SCORE, a potential new comprehensive index
    F Veglia
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino I R C C S, Milan, Italy
    Biomarkers 11:562-73. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Whole blood folate concentrations: comparison between Stratus Folate (DADE) and radioassay (DPC) methods
    F Bamonti-Catena
    Istituto di Scienze Mediche, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Italy
    Eur J Clin Chem Clin Biochem 35:781-5. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint The aminotetraline derivative (+/-)-(R,S)-5,6-dihydroxy-2-methylamino-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-naphthalene hydrochloride (CHF-1024) displays cardioprotection in postischemic ventricular dysfunction of the rat heart
    Giuseppe Rossoni
    Department of Pharmacology, Chemotherapy and Medical Toxicology, University of Milan, Via Vanvitelli 32, 20129 Milan, Italy
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 307:633-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Neurohormonal activation is associated with increased levels of plasma matrix metalloproteinase-2 in human heart failure
    Cristina Banfi
    Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Via Balzaretti 9, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:481-8. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Effects of smoking regular or light cigarettes on brachial artery flow-mediated dilation
    M Amato
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 228:153-60. 2013

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Publications15

  1. pmc Circulating levels of dimethylarginines, chronic kidney disease and long-term clinical outcome in non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Viviana Cavalca
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, I R C C S, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e48499. 2012
    ..We measured plasma concentration of arginine, ADMA and SDMA and investigated their relationship with CKD and long-term outcome in non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress and homocysteine in coronary artery disease
    V Cavalca
    Istituto di Cardiologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, 20138 Milan, Italy
    Clin Chem 47:887-92. 2001
    ..Oxidative stress is present in cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), and hyperhomocysteinemia, an independent risk factor for these diseases, may play a role by inducing production of oxygen free radicals...
  3. doi request reprint Simultaneous quantification of 8-iso-prostaglandin-F(2alpha) and 11-dehydro thromboxane B(2) in human urine by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Viviana Cavalca
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Scienze Cardiovascolari, 20138 Milano, Italy
    Anal Biochem 397:168-74. 2010
    ..60; P=0.032). This highly sensitive, precise, and rapid method allows for the simultaneous determination of 8-iso-PGF(2alpha) and 11-DH-TXB(2) in human urine samples in order to evaluate oxidative stress and platelet aggregation...
  4. doi request reprint Glutathione, vitamin E and oxidative stress in coronary artery disease: relevance of age and gender
    V Cavalca
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 39:267-72. 2009
    ..We investigated whether the biomarkers of oxidative balance undergo the same modifications in all CAD patient groups, regardless of gender and age...
  5. doi request reprint Anesthetic propofol enhances plasma gamma-tocopherol levels in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Viviana Cavalca
    Institute of Cardiology, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico I R C C S, Milan, Italy
    Anesthesiology 108:988-97. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the effects of propofol on alpha- and gamma-tocopherol (alpha- and gamma-T) levels and on selected markers of oxidant-antioxidant and inflammatory status in patients undergoing cardiac surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Age- and gender-related oxidative status determined in healthy subjects by means of OXY-SCORE, a potential new comprehensive index
    F Veglia
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino I R C C S, Milan, Italy
    Biomarkers 11:562-73. 2006
    ..0001), after adjusting for age, gender and smoking. Combining different markers can potentially provide a powerful index in the evaluation of oxidative stress related to age, gender and CAD status...
  7. ncbi request reprint Whole blood folate concentrations: comparison between Stratus Folate (DADE) and radioassay (DPC) methods
    F Bamonti-Catena
    Istituto di Scienze Mediche, Universita di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, Italy
    Eur J Clin Chem Clin Biochem 35:781-5. 1997
    ..Moreover, with the latter assay the laboratory staff could choose the more convenient haemolysis procedure...
  8. ncbi request reprint The aminotetraline derivative (+/-)-(R,S)-5,6-dihydroxy-2-methylamino-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-naphthalene hydrochloride (CHF-1024) displays cardioprotection in postischemic ventricular dysfunction of the rat heart
    Giuseppe Rossoni
    Department of Pharmacology, Chemotherapy and Medical Toxicology, University of Milan, Via Vanvitelli 32, 20129 Milan, Italy
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 307:633-9. 2003
    ..The finding that this new aminotetraline derivative possesses anti-ischemic properties and limits NE release from cardiac nerve endings may bear some therapeutic potential in cardiovascular diseases...
  9. ncbi request reprint Neurohormonal activation is associated with increased levels of plasma matrix metalloproteinase-2 in human heart failure
    Cristina Banfi
    Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Via Balzaretti 9, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:481-8. 2005
    ..This study assessed the relationship between catecholamines and active MMPs in vivo in patients with severe congestive heart failure (CHF) and in vitro in human cardiac fibroblasts...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of smoking regular or light cigarettes on brachial artery flow-mediated dilation
    M Amato
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 228:153-60. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Isoprostanes and oxidative stress in off-pump and on-pump coronary bypass surgery
    Viviana Cavalca
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:562-7. 2006
    ..To this end urinary isoprostanes and other established oxidative stress markers were measured during the first 24 hours after CABG and OPCAB...
  12. ncbi request reprint Apocynin prevents cyclooxygenase 2 expression in human monocytes through NADPH oxidase and glutathione redox-dependent mechanisms
    Silvia S Barbieri
    E Grossi Paoletti Center, Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    Free Radic Biol Med 37:156-65. 2004
    ..Attenuation of NADPH oxidase derived ROS coupled with GSH/GSSG reduction and suppression of NF-kappaB activation are highlighted as the molecular mechanisms responsible for Cox-2 inhibition...
  13. doi request reprint Assessment of oxidative stress in coronary artery bypass surgery: comparison between the global index OXY-SCORE and individual biomarkers
    Fabrizio Veglia
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Biomarkers 14:465-72. 2009
    ..90). Only free MDA showed a similar performance, but it was insensitive to the minor variations of the oxidative balance in the OPCAB group...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diversity and similarity in signaling events leading to rapid Cox-2 induction by tumor necrosis factor-alpha and phorbol ester in human endothelial cells
    Sonia Eligini
    E Grossi Paoletti Center, Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Via Balzaretti 9, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Cardiovasc Res 65:683-93. 2005
    ..Moreover, the hypothesis that reactive oxygen species (ROS) and an altered redox status within the cell are fundamental steps for Cox-2 synthesis is verified...
  15. ncbi request reprint A new compound-specific pleiotropic effect of statins: modification of plasma gamma-tocopherol levels
    José P Werba
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Via Parea, 4, 20138 Milan, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 193:229-33. 2007
    ..3+/-17.3%, p=0.056; between groups p=0.046). In conclusion, simvastatin and pravastatin produced distinct effects on gamma-T metabolism, presumably as a result of different statin-CYP interactions...