Massimo Iacoviello

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Affiliation: University of Bari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Independent role of left ventricular global longitudinal strain in predicting prognosis of chronic heart failure patients
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Echocardiography 30:803-11. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Clinical predictors of head-up tilt test outcome during the nitroglycerin phase
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Clin Auton Res 20:167-73. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Altered two-dimensional strain measures of the right ventricle in patients with Brugada syndrome and arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 12:773-81. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Independent role of reduced arterial baroreflex sensitivity during head-up tilt testing in predicting vasovagal syncope recurrence
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Europace 12:1149-55. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Prognostic role of sub-clinical hypothyroidism in chronic heart failure outpatients
    M Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 14:2686-92. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Impaired arterial baroreflex function before nitrate-induced vasovagal syncope during head-up tilt test
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Europace 10:1170-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Ventricular repolarization dynamicity provides independent prognostic information toward major arrhythmic events in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:225-31. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms in hypertensive and normotensive offspring
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:316-21. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Beta1- and beta2-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms affect susceptibility to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Cinzia Forleo
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:589-95. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Ventricular asynchrony predicts a better outcome in patients with chronic heart failure receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Maria Vittoria Pitzalis
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:65-9. 2005

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Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Independent role of left ventricular global longitudinal strain in predicting prognosis of chronic heart failure patients
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Echocardiography 30:803-11. 2013
    ..To evaluate the independent prognostic role of two-dimensional (2D) strain measures reflecting global longitudinal left ventricular (LV) systolic function in outpatients affected by chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  2. doi request reprint Clinical predictors of head-up tilt test outcome during the nitroglycerin phase
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Clin Auton Res 20:167-73. 2010
    ..Given the few data currently available, the aim of this study was to assess correlations between nitrate-induced HUT outcomes and the clinical characteristics of patients...
  3. doi request reprint Altered two-dimensional strain measures of the right ventricle in patients with Brugada syndrome and arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 12:773-81. 2011
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  4. ncbi request reprint Independent role of reduced arterial baroreflex sensitivity during head-up tilt testing in predicting vasovagal syncope recurrence
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Europace 12:1149-55. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of arterial baroreflex sensitivity (BRS) at baseline and during head-up tilt testing (HUT) in predicting the recurrence of VVS...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prognostic role of sub-clinical hypothyroidism in chronic heart failure outpatients
    M Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 14:2686-92. 2008
    ..It has been suggested that low thyroid hormones levels may be associated with increased mortality in patients with cardiovascular disease...
  6. doi request reprint Impaired arterial baroreflex function before nitrate-induced vasovagal syncope during head-up tilt test
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Europace 10:1170-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate arterial baroreflex control of heart rate immediately before head-up tilt test (HUT)-induced vasovagal syncope (VVS)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ventricular repolarization dynamicity provides independent prognostic information toward major arrhythmic events in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:225-31. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to evaluate whether ventricular repolarization dynamicity predicts major arrhythmic events in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms in hypertensive and normotensive offspring
    Massimo Iacoviello
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:316-21. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to verify whether these differences are associated with a different genotype distribution of functionally relevant polymorphisms of the alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptor (AR) genes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Beta1- and beta2-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms affect susceptibility to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Cinzia Forleo
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:589-95. 2007
    ..We investigated whether functionally relevant polymorphisms within the genes encoding for these receptors indicate susceptibility to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ventricular asynchrony predicts a better outcome in patients with chronic heart failure receiving cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Maria Vittoria Pitzalis
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:65-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the clinical benefit of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can be prospectively predicted by means of the baseline evaluation of left ventricular asynchrony...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between genetic polymorphisms affecting sympathetic activity and tilt-induced vasovagal syncope
    Sandro Sorrentino
    Department, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Auton Neurosci 155:98-103. 2010
    ..None of the considered polymorphisms influencing sympathetic activity is a major risk factor for vasovagal syncope in Italian patients...
  12. doi request reprint Endothelin system polymorphisms in tilt test-induced vasovagal syncope
    Sandro Sorrentino
    Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Italy
    Clin Auton Res 19:347-54. 2009
    ..As the endothelin system participates in the regulation of cardiovascular homeostasis, the aim of this study was to analyse the role of these genetic variants in influencing tilt-induced vasovagal syncope...
  13. doi request reprint Nitrate-potentiated head-up tilt testing in older patients: outcomes, hemodynamic responses and prodrome recognition
    Pietro Guida
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, Bari, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:1210-6. 2010
    ..To compare head-up tilt testing (HUT) outcomes and hemodynamic responses, and the prevalence and correlates of prodromes, in elderly and younger patients with suspected vasovagal syncope (VVS)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association of beta-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms and progression to heart failure in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Cinzia Forleo
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Am J Med 117:451-8. 2004
    ..We assessed the effects of beta-adrenergic receptor variants on heart failure in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Enhanced reflex response to baroreceptor deactivation in subjects with tilt-induced syncope
    Mariavittoria Pitzalis
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1167-73. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate whether changes in resting baroreflex control of heart rate are a distinctive feature of healthy subjects with a history of syncope prone to a positive tilt-test response...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy tailored by echocardiographic evaluation of ventricular asynchrony
    Maria Vittoria Pitzalis
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1615-22. 2002
    ..The value of interventricular and intraventricular echocardiographic asynchrony parameters in predicting reverse remodeling after cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) was investigated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Independent and incremental prognostic value of endogenous ouabain in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Maria Vittoria Pitzalis
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:179-86. 2006
    ..This study provides the first evidence that circulating EO is a novel, independent and incremental marker that predicts the progression of heart failure...
  18. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prevalence of hypothyroidism in patients affected by chronic heart failure: role of amiodarone
    Vincenzo Triggiani
    Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 12:86-94. 2012
    ..Furthermore, amiodarone, an iodine-containing antiarhythmic drug frequently used in CHF patients, is often the cause of primary hypothyroidism...
  19. ncbi request reprint QT-interval prolongation in right precordial leads: an additional electrocardiographic hallmark of Brugada syndrome
    Maria Vittoria Pitzalis
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1632-7. 2003
    ..e., right bundle branch block, coved-type ST-segment elevation, and T-wave inversion in the right precordial leads) is characterized by a concomitant lengthening of QT intervals in the right precordial leads...
  20. ncbi request reprint Allelic variants of natriuretic peptide receptor genes are associated with family history of hypertension and cardiovascular phenotype
    Maria Vittoria Pitzalis
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Hypertens 21:1491-6. 2003
    ..We evaluated the associations between a family history of hypertension, cardiovascular phenotype and allelic variants of Npr1 and Npr3, two candidate genes that codify for natriuretic peptide receptors...
  21. doi request reprint Endothelin system polymorphisms in tilt test-induced vasovagal syncope
    Sandro Sorrentino
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Dept, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    Clin Auton Res 19:123-9. 2009
    ..As the endothelin system participates in the regulation of cardiovascular homeostasis, the aim of this study was to analyse the role of endothelin system polymorphisms in influencing tilt-induced vasovagal syncope...
  22. doi request reprint Reversibility of the endothelial dysfunction after CPAP therapy in OSAS patients
    Marco Matteo Ciccone
    Department of Cardiology, University of Bari, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 158:383-6. 2012
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Prevalence, timing, and haemodynamic correlates of prodromes in patients with vasovagal syncope induced by head-up tilt test
    Pietro Guida
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Europace 11:1221-6. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effect of valsartan and lisinopril on autonomic nervous system activity in chronic heart failure
    Elisabetta De Tommasi
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Am Heart J 146:E17. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate, in CHF, the different effects of an ACE inhibitor (lisinopril) and of an AT1 receptor antagonist (valsartan) on heart rate variability, baroreflex sensitivity and norepinephrine plasma levels...
  25. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of endothelial function in chronic heart failure
    Marco Matteo Ciccone
    Cardiovascular Diseases Section, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Clin Res Cardiol 100:515-21. 2011
    ..Brachial flow-mediated dilation (FMD) is a validated non-invasive measure of endothelial function. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical correlates of FMD in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Shortened head-up tilting test guided by systolic pressure reductions in neurocardiogenic syncope
    Mariavittoria Pitzalis
    Institute of Cardiology, and Innovative Technologies for Signal Detection and Processing Center, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Circulation 105:146-8. 2002
    ..Asymptomatic reductions in arterial pressure have been reported to occur before the onset of tilt-induced syncope. We investigated the predictive value of these reductions for a positive tilt result...
  27. ncbi request reprint The renal arterial resistance index: a marker of renal function with an independent and incremental role in predicting heart failure progression
    Marco Matteo Ciccone
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 16:210-6. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate clinical correlates and the prognostic relevance of RRI in a group of patients affected by chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Head-up tilt testing for diagnosing vasovagal syncope: a meta-analysis
    Cinzia Forleo
    Cardiology Unit, Emergency and Organ Transplantation Department, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 168:27-35. 2013
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis of studies comparing HUT outcome between patients with syncope of unknown origin and control subjects without previous syncope...
  29. ncbi request reprint Thyroid disorders in chronic heart failure: from prognostic set-up to therapeutic management
    Vincenzo Triggiani
    Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine, University of Bari Aldo Moro School of Medicine, Policlinico, Bari, Italy
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 13:22-37. 2013
    ..The aim of this review is to focus on the prognostic consequences of thyroid disorders in heart failure patients. Moreover, the therapeutical approach and the possible beneficial effects of restoring euthyroidism are reviewed. ..
  30. doi request reprint A novel cardiac bio-marker: ST2: a review
    Marco Matteo Ciccone
    Cardiovascular Diseases Section, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation DETO, University of Bari, Bari 70124, Italy
    Molecules 18:15314-28. 2013
    ..The aim of this review is to explore the possible role of ST2 derived-protein as an early marker of cardiovascular diseases, above all in heart failure and ischemic heart diseases. ..
  31. doi request reprint The glucocorticoid in acute decompensated heart failure: Dr Jekyll or Mr Hyde?
    Francesco Massari
    Cardiologia UTIC, ASL BA, Altamura, Bari, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:517.e5-10. 2012
    ..These data support the possible usefulness of glucocorticoids in this setting...
  32. pmc Increased carotid IMT in overweight and obese women affected by Hashimoto's thyroiditis: an adiposity and autoimmune linkage?
    Marco M Ciccone
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Italy
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:22. 2010
    ..Hashimoto's thyroiditis is a systemic disease. The aim is to examine whether autoimmune thyroiditis and adiposity can effect carotid IMT independently of thyroid hormones and cardiovascular risk factors...
  33. doi request reprint Could dilated cardiomyopathy alter the peripheral microcirculation and blood rheology?
    Giuseppe Cicco
    Interdepartmental Center of Research on Hemorheology, Microcirculation, Oxygen Transport and Non Invasive Optical Technologies, UniversitĂ  degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare, 11 70124, Bari, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 662:41-7. 2010
    ..Due to the lower oxygenation and to a non-significant increase in the number of capillaries after CRT, DCM patients are at higher cardiovascular risk than healthy subjects...