Francesca Innocenti

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Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in diabetic patients
    Francesca Innocenti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 1, 50141, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:499-507. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Features of excessive alcohol drinking in older adults distinctively captured by behavioral and biological screening instruments. An epidemiological study
    M Di Bari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Section of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:41-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Research partnership with underserved African-American communities to improve the health of older persons with disability: a pilot qualitative study
    Mauro Di Bari
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:110-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of measures of comorbidity in older community dwellers: the Insufficienza Cardiaca negli Anziani Residenti a Dicomano Study
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:210-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Limited utility of the subcostal view for the echocardiographic evaluation of left ventricular mass in epidemiological studies of older persons
    Mauro Di Bari
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Via delle Oblate, 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 97:521-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of heart failure in the community. Comparative validation of four sets of criteria in unselected older adults: the ICARe Dicomano Study
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence, Via delle Oblate 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1601-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive medications and differences in muscle mass in older persons: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:961-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Thoracic kyphosis and ventilatory dysfunction in unselected older persons: an epidemiological study in Dicomano, Italy
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:909-15. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Beta-blockers after acute myocardial infarction in elderly patients with diabetes mellitus: time to reassess
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Drugs Aging 20:13-22. 2003
  10. pmc Care available to severely disabled older persons living at home in Florence, Italy
    Mauro Di Bari
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:31-9. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in diabetic patients
    Francesca Innocenti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 1, 50141, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:499-507. 2010
    ..245, CI: 1.503-7.005, P = 0.003). In diabetic patients with known or suspected CAD, presence of viability and severe ischemia during DSE are independently associated with higher occurrence of hard cardiac events...
  2. ncbi request reprint Features of excessive alcohol drinking in older adults distinctively captured by behavioral and biological screening instruments. An epidemiological study
    M Di Bari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Section of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:41-7. 2002
    ..Screening tests based on behavioral and biological markers identify two different sets of subjects with possible alcohol problems. This might indicate the opportunity to use these instruments in conjunction...
  3. ncbi request reprint Research partnership with underserved African-American communities to improve the health of older persons with disability: a pilot qualitative study
    Mauro Di Bari
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:110-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate an African-American community's perceptions about the barriers that hinder participation in research studies and, more broadly, on the status of institution/community relationships...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictive validity of measures of comorbidity in older community dwellers: the Insufficienza Cardiaca negli Anziani Residenti a Dicomano Study
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:210-6. 2006
    ..To compare the ability of five measures of comorbidity to predict mortality and incident disability in basic activities of daily living (BADLs) in unselected older persons...
  5. ncbi request reprint Limited utility of the subcostal view for the echocardiographic evaluation of left ventricular mass in epidemiological studies of older persons
    Mauro Di Bari
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Via delle Oblate, 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 97:521-7. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to assess whether the subcostal view is a valid alternative to estimate left ventricular mass in an unselected older population...
  6. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of heart failure in the community. Comparative validation of four sets of criteria in unselected older adults: the ICARe Dicomano Study
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Florence, Via delle Oblate 4, 50141 Florence, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1601-8. 2004
    ..We sought to compare construct and predictive validity of four sets of heart failure (HF) diagnostic criteria in an epidemiologic setting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive medications and differences in muscle mass in older persons: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:961-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether older persons using angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors have a larger lower extremity muscle mass (LEMM) than users of other antihypertensive drugs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Thoracic kyphosis and ventilatory dysfunction in unselected older persons: an epidemiological study in Dicomano, Italy
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliera Careggi, Florence, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:909-15. 2004
    ..To assess whether kyphosis is associated with ventilatory dysfunction in older community dwellers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Beta-blockers after acute myocardial infarction in elderly patients with diabetes mellitus: time to reassess
    Mauro Di Bari
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Drugs Aging 20:13-22. 2003
    ..The use of these agents in clinical practice should therefore be encouraged, in order to reduce the burden of cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in older diabetic patients post-infarction...
  10. pmc Care available to severely disabled older persons living at home in Florence, Italy
    Mauro Di Bari
    Unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:31-9. 2008
    ..To characterize the epidemiology of disability in, and the level of care available to, older community-dwellers in an Italian urban sample...
  11. doi request reprint Risk scores prognostic implementation in patients with chest pain and nondiagnostic electrocardiograms
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Careggi University Hospital, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1719-28. 2012
    ..Several risk scores are available for prognostic purpose in patients presenting with chest pain...
  12. doi request reprint Left ventricular cavity obliteration during dobutamine stress echocardiography in diabetic patients
    Francesca Innocenti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Intensive Observation Unit, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Largo Brambilla 3, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:1023-33. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Abnormal troponin level as short-term predictor of poor outcome in acute atrial fibrillation
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 31:699-704. 2013
    ..The link between minor troponin (cardiac troponin I [cTnI]) elevations and atrial fibrillation (AF) is still debated...
  14. doi request reprint Stress echocardiography in the ED: diagnostic performance in high-risk subgroups
    Francesca Innocenti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Intensive Observation Unit, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1309-14. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in octogenarians
    Francesca Innocenti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 27:65-74. 2011
    ..No parameter derived from EST showed an independent prognostic role. DSE showed a significant prognostic value in octogenarians, both for all-cause mortality and major cardiac events...
  16. doi request reprint Aggressive approach and outcome in patients presenting atrial fibrillation and hypertension
    Alberto Conti
    Emergency Medicine, Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care, University of Florence and Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 166:50-4. 2013
    ..Aggressive approach in patients presenting atrial fibrillation (AF) and hypertension could result in improving rhythm control and reducing admission...
  17. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular remodeling in the elderly with acute anterior myocardial infarction treated with primary coronary intervention
    Francesca Innocenti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Via delle Oblate 1, 50141, Florence, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 5:311-9. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates that PCI in the geriatric population with aSTEMI is as equally effective as in younger subjects, in terms of LV remodeling and function...
  18. doi request reprint Short- and long-term cardiac events in patients with chest pain with or without known existing coronary disease presenting normal electrocardiogram
    Alberto Conti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1698-705. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate incidence of adverse cardiac events in patients with chest pain with or without known existing coronary disease presenting normal electrocardiogram (ECG) and initial troponin...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prognosis and health-related quality of life in elderly patients after a mild to moderate trauma
    Francesca Innocenti
    High Dependency Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Lg Brambilla 3, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 9:467-74. 2014
    ..013) within all subgroups. Elderly patients' prognosis was significantly worse compared with the younger counterpart; despite young patients' optimal outcome, HRQOL was uniformly reduced across all age groups. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Prognostic scores for early stratification of septic patients admitted to an emergency department-high dependency unit
    Francesca Innocenti
    High Dependency Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 21:254-9. 2014
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  21. doi request reprint Coronary artery disease screening in type II diabetic patients: prognostic value of rest and stress echocardiography
    Francesca Innocenti
    Intensive Observation Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Diabetes Metab Syndr 8:18-23. 2014
    ..Presence of inducible ischemia in type II diabetic patients is associated with an adverse outcome, but less is known about prognostic value of resting wall motion abnormalities (WMA)...
  22. doi request reprint Verification of correct central venous catheter placement in the emergency department: comparison between ultrasonography and chest radiography
    Maurizio Zanobetti
    Intensive Observation Unit, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 8:173-80. 2013
    ..The less time required to perform ultrasonography allows earlier use of the catheter for the administration of acute therapies that can be life-saving for the critically ill patients...
  23. doi request reprint Usefulness of chest ultrasonography in detecting pulmonary embolism in patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic renal failure: a case report
    Maurizio Zanobetti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1665.e1-3. 2012
    ..Our case suggested that chest ultrasonography can be a valuable tool for early detection of pulmonary embolism and to establish immediately an appropriate therapy...
  24. doi request reprint Prognostic value of exercise stress test and dobutamine stress echo in patients with known coronary artery disease
    Francesca Innocenti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Unit of Geriatric Cardiology, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy
    Echocardiography 26:1-9. 2009
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  25. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of Doppler echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular diastolic function in multicenter setting
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:99-106. 2005
    ..Whether Doppler echocardiography allows reliable assessment of left ventricular (LV) diastolic parameters in multicenter studies is disputed...