Catherine Klersy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Serum levels of CXCL13 are associated with ultrasonographic synovitis and predict power Doppler persistence in early rheumatoid arthritis treated with non-biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs
    Serena Bugatti
    Division and Laboratory of Rheumatology, University of Pavia School of Medicine, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, Piazzale Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R34. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of remote monitoring of heart failure patients
    Catherine Klersy
    Service of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, Scientific Direction Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:1683-94. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Italian translation, cultural adaptation and validation of KDQOL-SF, version 1.3, in patients with severe renal failure
    Catherine Klersy
    Unit of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Nephrol 20:43-51. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Burnout in health care providers of dialysis service in Northern Italy--a multicentre study
    Catherine Klersy
    Service of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2283-90. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Prognostic relevance of the echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular function in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Stefano Ghio
    Division of Cardiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 140:272-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Serum prealbumin: an independent marker of short-term energy intake in the presence of multiple-organ disease involvement
    Riccardo Caccialanza
    Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Nutrition 29:580-2. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Nutritional status independently affects quality of life of patients with systemic immunoglobulin light-chain (AL) amyloidosis
    Riccardo Caccialanza
    Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Ann Hematol 91:399-406. 2012
  8. pmc Improvement in insulin resistance and favourable changes in plasma inflammatory adipokines after weight loss associated with two months' consumption of a combination of bioactive food ingredients in overweight subjects
    Mariangela Rondanelli
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, Azienda di Servizi alla Persona di Pavia, Servizio Endocrino Nutrizionale, Istituto di Riabilitazione Santa Margherita, Via Emilia 12, Pavia, Italy
    Endocrine 44:391-401. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Clinical and prognostic relevance of echocardiographic evaluation of right ventricular geometry in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Stefano Ghio
    Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:628-32. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Baseline and 6-month B-type natriuretic peptide changes are independent predictors of events in patients with advanced heart failure awaiting cardiac transplantation
    Carlo Campana
    Department of Cardiology, Clinical Epidemiology and Biometry Service, Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:671-6. 2009

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Publications123 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Serum levels of CXCL13 are associated with ultrasonographic synovitis and predict power Doppler persistence in early rheumatoid arthritis treated with non-biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs
    Serena Bugatti
    Division and Laboratory of Rheumatology, University of Pavia School of Medicine, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, Piazzale Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R34. 2012
    ..The current study was undertaken to investigate whether baseline serum levels of the chemokine CXCL13 might predict clinical and ultrasonographic (US) outcomes in patients with recent-onset RA...
  2. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of remote monitoring of heart failure patients
    Catherine Klersy
    Service of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, Scientific Direction Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:1683-94. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of remote patient monitoring (RPM) on the outcome of chronic heart failure (HF) patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Italian translation, cultural adaptation and validation of KDQOL-SF, version 1.3, in patients with severe renal failure
    Catherine Klersy
    Unit of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Nephrol 20:43-51. 2007
    ..This study aims to confirm the reliability and validity of the KDQOL-SF in its Italian version. Cultural adaptation of such an instrument to assess quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease is a major challenge...
  4. ncbi request reprint Burnout in health care providers of dialysis service in Northern Italy--a multicentre study
    Catherine Klersy
    Service of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2283-90. 2007
    ..Aims of the present study were to assess and compare burnout levels in a sample of nurses and physicians working in dialysis units, and to investigate their relationships with quality of life, in a cross-sectional observational study...
  5. doi request reprint Prognostic relevance of the echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular function in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Stefano Ghio
    Division of Cardiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 140:272-8. 2010
    ..Although several echocardiographic variables have been associated with outcome in previous studies, a comparative evaluation of all right ventricular (RV) function indices obtainable at echocardiography has never been performed...
  6. doi request reprint Serum prealbumin: an independent marker of short-term energy intake in the presence of multiple-organ disease involvement
    Riccardo Caccialanza
    Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Nutrition 29:580-2. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Nutritional status independently affects quality of life of patients with systemic immunoglobulin light-chain (AL) amyloidosis
    Riccardo Caccialanza
    Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Ann Hematol 91:399-406. 2012
    ..Nutritional evaluation should be integral part of the clinical assessment of AL patients. Nutritional support intervention trials are warranted in such patients' population...
  8. pmc Improvement in insulin resistance and favourable changes in plasma inflammatory adipokines after weight loss associated with two months' consumption of a combination of bioactive food ingredients in overweight subjects
    Mariangela Rondanelli
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, Azienda di Servizi alla Persona di Pavia, Servizio Endocrino Nutrizionale, Istituto di Riabilitazione Santa Margherita, Via Emilia 12, Pavia, Italy
    Endocrine 44:391-401. 2013
    ..These results suggest that the combination of bioactive food ingredients studied might be useful for the treatment of obesity-related inflammatory metabolic dysfunctions...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical and prognostic relevance of echocardiographic evaluation of right ventricular geometry in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Stefano Ghio
    Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:628-32. 2011
    ..6837). In conclusion, in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, a larger RV diameter is a marker of a poor prognosis but a greater RV wall thickness reduces the risk of death associated with a dilated right ventricle...
  10. ncbi request reprint Baseline and 6-month B-type natriuretic peptide changes are independent predictors of events in patients with advanced heart failure awaiting cardiac transplantation
    Carlo Campana
    Department of Cardiology, Clinical Epidemiology and Biometry Service, Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:671-6. 2009
    ..To assess the prognostic role of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) measured at baseline and after 6 months in advanced heart failure patients, candidates for heart transplantation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Role of adenoids and adenoiditis in children with allergy and otitis media
    Gian Luigi Marseglia
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo University of Pavia, P le Golgi, 2 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 9:460-4. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Return to work after thoracic organ transplantation in a clinically-stable population
    Lucia Petrucci
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:1112-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the rate of return to work after transplantation and its determinants in a clinically-stable population of patients transplanted and followed-up at a single institution in Italy...
  13. doi request reprint Failure of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator leads: a matter of lead size?
    Roberto Rordorf
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Heart Rhythm 10:184-90. 2013
    ..Small-diameter implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) Sprint Fidelis and Riata leads have been recalled owing to an increased risk of lead failure, thus arousing the suspicion that lead size might be a critical issue...
  14. doi request reprint Validation of the new comprehensive cytogenetic scoring system (NCCSS) on 630 consecutive de novo MDS patients from a single institution
    Paolo Bernasconi
    Division of Hematology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Hematol 88:120-9. 2013
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Getting old with a new heart: impact of age on depression and quality of life in long-term heart transplant recipients
    Valentina Martinelli
    DSSAeP, Section of Psychiatry, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:544-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the role of age on depression and quality of life in a sample of long-term heart transplant recipients...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of bleaching on shear bond strength of brackets bonded with a resin-modified glass ionomer
    Vittorio Cacciafesta
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:83-7. 2006
    ..This study assessed the effect of a 35% hydrogen peroxide bleaching gel on the shear bond strength and bond failure site of a resin-modified glass ionomer (Fuji Ortho LC, GC Europe, Leuven, Belgium)...
  17. ncbi request reprint The contribution of cell phenotype to the behavior of gastric cancer
    Enrico Solcia
    Department of Pathology, University of Pavia, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Gastric Cancer 16:462-71. 2013
    ..Unfortunately, most studies have dealt with single or a few markers and have paid limited attention to their interplay with tumor histological types, which are potentially informative of prognosis...
  18. pmc Enoximone echocardiography: a novel test to evaluate left ventricular contractile reserve in patients with heart failure on chronic beta-blocker therapy
    Stefano Ghio
    Division of Cardiology, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 1:13. 2003
    ..We therefore tested the hypothesis that enoximone may be an alternative to dobutamine in evaluating left ventricular contractile reserve in patients with systolic dysfunction on chronic beta-blocker therapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Epoprostenol in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension with distal lesions
    Laura Scelsi
    Division of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:618-23. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility, safety and efficacy of epoprostenol therapy in surgically untreatable patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension...
  20. doi request reprint Long-term outcome after pulmonary endarterectomy
    Angelo G Corsico
    Division of Respiratory Diseases, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:419-24. 2008
    ..There are few follow-up studies on long-term cardiopulmonary function after pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA), the operation of choice for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Two simple echo-Doppler measurements can accurately identify pulmonary hypertension in the large majority of patients with chronic heart failure
    Luca Lanzarini
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:745-54. 2005
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Acute effect on satiety, resting energy expenditure, respiratory quotient, glucagon-like peptide-1, free fatty acids, and glycerol following consumption of a combination of bioactive food ingredients in overweight subjects
    Mariangela Rondanelli
    Department of Applied Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine, Endocrinology and Nutrition Unit, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Nutr 32:41-9. 2013
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The rapid FEV(1) decline in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is associated with predominant emphysema: a longitudinal study
    Isa Cerveri
    Division of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Molecular Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    COPD 10:55-61. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the clinical, functional and imaging characteristics associated with the rapid FEV(1) decline in COPD...
  24. doi request reprint The repertoire of λ light chains causing predominant amyloid heart involvement and identification of a preferentially involved germline gene, IGLV1-44
    Vittorio Perfetti
    Amyloid Research and Treatment Center, Biotechnology Research Laboratories, Pavia, Italy
    Blood 119:144-50. 2012
    ..Study of the characteristics of IGVL1-44-LC with, and of the minority without, heart involvement might lead to identification of LC/tissue interactions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Response of the right ventricle to acute pulmonary vasodilation predicts the outcome in patients with advanced heart failure and pulmonary hypertension
    Antonello Gavazzi
    Dipartimento di Cardiologia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Am Heart J 145:310-6. 2003
    ..In such patients, the reversibility of PHT after acute vasodilator administration is associated with a low early mortality rate after heart transplantation. However, its short-term prognostic value has not yet been determined...
  26. doi request reprint Determinants of quality of life in Marfan syndrome
    Paolo Fusar-Poli
    DSSAeP, Sezione di Psichiatria, Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Psychosomatics 49:243-8. 2008
    ..Marfan syndrome (MFS) is a rare, heritable disorder that affects connective tissue. Men and women are equally affected. Clinical manifestations involve multiple sites, especially bones and ligaments and heart and blood vessels...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of sirolimus-eluting stents for treatment of in-stent restenosis: long-term follow-up
    Nedy Brambilla
    Cardiology Division, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Piazzale Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:699-705. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Reverse right ventricular remodeling after pulmonary endarterectomy
    Andrea M D'Armini
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pavia School of Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS San Matteo Hospital, Pavia, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:162-8. 2007
    ....
  29. pmc JAK2 V617F genotype is a strong determinant of blast transformation in primary myelofibrosis
    Giovanni Barosi
    Unit of Clinical Epidemiology and Center for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e59791. 2013
    ..In a large cohort of patients we applied competing risks analysis for studying the influence of JAK2V617F mutation on BT in PMF...
  30. pmc Platelet size for distinguishing between inherited thrombocytopenias and immune thrombocytopenia: a multicentric, real life study
    Patrizia Noris
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology Service, University of Pavia and IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, Piazzale Golgi, Pavia, Italy
    Br J Haematol 162:112-9. 2013
    ..The diagnostic accuracy of MPD was lower than that obtained with MPV. We concluded that MPV is a useful parameter for differentiating ITP from IT provided that it is measured by appropriate cell counters...
  31. pmc Nutritional parameters associated with prolonged hospital stay among ambulatory adult patients
    Riccardo Caccialanza
    Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    CMAJ 182:1843-9. 2010
    ..Comprehensive evaluations of the nutritional parameters associated with length of hospital stay are lacking. We investigated the association between malnutrition and length of hospital stay in a cohort of ambulatory adult patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Interventricular and intraventricular dyssynchrony are common in heart failure patients, regardless of QRS duration
    Stefano Ghio
    Division of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Hospital, Pavia, Italy
    Eur Heart J 25:571-8. 2004
    ..The study aimed at evaluating the prevalence of interventricular and intraventricular contractile dyssynchrony in heart failure patients with either normal or prolonged QRS duration...
  33. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation in heart failure patients: prevalence in daily practice and effect on the severity of symptoms. Data from the ALPHA study registry
    Gaetano M De Ferrari
    Department of Cardiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:502-9. 2007
    ..Estimates of the prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in heart failure (HF) originate from patients enrolled in clinical trials...
  34. ncbi request reprint Changes in multiple myeloma epidemiology in the last thirty years: a single centre experience
    Patrizia Zappasodi
    Division of Hematology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Viale Golgi 19, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 42:396-402. 2006
    ..The new therapeutic approaches, chemotherapy and supportive therapy, allowed better control of the disease with an improvement of survival...
  35. doi request reprint Clinical assessment of nasal decongestion test by VAS in adolescents
    Gian Luigi Marseglia
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Università di Pavia Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:187-91. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the use of VAS appears as clinically relevant, in that it allows, with a fair reliability, to perform the decongestion test in the absence of rhinomanometry...
  36. doi request reprint The combination of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) at presentation and changes in N-terminal natriuretic peptide type B (NT-proBNP) after chemotherapy best predicts survival in AL amyloidosis
    Giovanni Palladini
    Amyloidosis Research and Treatment Center and Department of Biochemistry, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo and University of Pavia, Viale Golgi 19, Pavia, Italy
    Blood 116:3426-30. 2010
    ..In AL amyloidosis, hs-cTnT is the best baseline prognostic marker. Therapy should be aimed at preventing progression of cardiac biomarkers, whereas NT-proBNP response confers an additional survival benefit...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prognostic stratification of patients with chronic systolic heart failure using biomarkers and Doppler echocardiography
    Stefano Ghio
    aDivisione di Cardiologia bServizio di Analisi Chimico Cliniche cDipartimento di Biometria ed Epidemiologia Clinica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 15:470-5. 2014
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  38. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status of outpatients with systemic immunoglobulin light-chain amyloidosis 1
    Riccardo Caccialanza
    Nutrition and Dietetics Service and the Department of Health Sciences, Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:350-4. 2006
    ..Maintenance of a good nutritional status is associated with prolonged survival in many chronic diseases. To date, the nutritional status of outpatients with immunoglobulin light-chain (AL) amyloidosis has not been evaluated...
  39. doi request reprint Advantages of the lognormal approach to determining reference change values for N-terminal propeptide B-type natriuretic peptide
    Catherine Klersy
    Department of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 413:544-7. 2012
    ..Currently, there is no consensus on which approach (nANOVA or lognormal) to determining RCV is better...
  40. doi request reprint Comparison of standard and bicaval approach in orthotopic heart transplantation: 10-year follow-up
    Antonino M Grande
    Divisione Cardiochirurgia, Istituto di Chirurgia Generale e dei Trapianti d Organo, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:493-7. 2008
    ..The present study compared 86 patients who underwent orthotopic heart transplantation by bicaval and standard techniques...
  41. ncbi request reprint Passive exposure to smoke results in defective interferon-gamma production by adenoids in children with recurrent respiratory infections
    Gian Luigi Marseglia
    Department of Paediatric Sciences, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 29:427-32. 2009
    ..The effect of smoke exposure seems to be specific to the IFN-gamma-producing CD8+ cells in adenoids and may contribute to the increased susceptibility to the recurrence of respiratory infections...
  42. ncbi request reprint Aortic dimensions in Turner's syndrome: two-dimensional echocardiography versus magnetic resonance imaging
    Luca Lanzarini
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:428-37. 2007
    ..Patients with Turner's syndrome have an increased risk of cardiac death caused by aortic disease. Consensus has not been reached about the best method to image the aorta in this syndrome...
  43. doi request reprint Chromium release from new stainless steel, recycled and nickel-free orthodontic brackets
    Maria Francesca Sfondrini
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Angle Orthod 79:361-7. 2009
    ..To test the hypothesis that there is no difference in the amounts of chromium released from new stainless steel brackets, recycled stainless steel brackets, and nickel-free (Ni-free) orthodontic brackets...
  44. ncbi request reprint In-vitro fluoride release rates from 9 orthodontic bonding adhesives
    Vittorio Cacciafesta
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 132:656-62. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the in-vitro fluoride release rates from 9 orthodontic adhesives in distilled water...
  45. ncbi request reprint Depression and quality of life in patients living 10 to 18 years beyond heart transplantation
    Paolo Fusar-Poli
    DSSAeP, Sezione di Psichiatria, Università di Pavia and Servizio Psichiatrico di Diagnosi e Cura San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:2269-78. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to advance current understanding of factors that influence long-term quality-of-life (QoL) outcomes after heart transplantation, by addressing the influence of depression on perceived health status...
  46. ncbi request reprint Positive trend in survival to hospital discharge after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a quantitative review of the literature
    Simone Savastano
    aDepartment of Cardiology bDepartment of Biometry and Statistics cAAT 118 AREU Emergency System, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo dAPT American Heart Association Training Centre, Bornasco, Pavia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 15:609-15. 2014
    ..Seven editions of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency cardiovascular care guidelines have been published with many changes, in particular, about CPR...
  47. doi request reprint Comparison of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) and NT-proBNP in screening for pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Lorenzo Cavagna
    Division of Rheumatology, University and IRCCS Foundation Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Rheumatol 37:2064-70. 2010
    ..To compare the performance of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in screening for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  48. doi request reprint Evolving surgical techniques for pulmonary endarterectomy according to the changing features of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension patients during 17-year single-center experience
    Marco Morsolini
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Pavia School of Medicine, Foundation IRCCS San Matteo Hospital, Pavia, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:100-7. 2012
    ..Hence, we developed alternative cardiopulmonary bypass management and cerebral protection strategies to obtain satisfactory surgical results according to the changing patient features...
  49. doi request reprint Diagnostic work-up and risk stratification in X-linked dilated cardiomyopathies caused by dystrophin defects
    Marta Diegoli
    Centre for Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases, Istituto Di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy Department of Pediatric Sciences and Human Pathology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:925-34. 2011
    ..We sought to describe the diagnostic work-up, phenotype, and long-term evolution of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) associated with Dystrophin (DYS) defects...
  50. doi request reprint Administration of a dietary supplement ( N-oleyl-phosphatidylethanolamine and epigallocatechin-3-gallate formula) enhances compliance with diet in healthy overweight subjects: a randomized controlled trial
    Mariangela Rondanelli
    Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Department of Applied Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Br J Nutr 101:457-64. 2009
    ..NOPE-EGCG treatment improved insulin resistance (P < 0.001), the sensation feelings of fullness (P < 0.05), depressive symptoms (P < 0.004) and severity of binge eating (P < 0.0001)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effects of nebivolol in elderly heart failure patients with or without systolic left ventricular dysfunction: results of the SENIORS echocardiographic substudy
    Stefano Ghio
    Division of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:562-8. 2006
    ..An echocardiographic substudy was designed to evaluate the effects of nebivolol on systolic and diastolic left ventricular (LV) function in patients stratified according to the presence or absence of systolic LV dysfunction...
  52. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin, IL-10 and metabolic syndrome in obese children and adolescents
    Valeria Calcaterra
    Department of Pediatrics, Found IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo and University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Acta Biomed 80:117-23. 2009
    ..Our obese children showed hypoadiponectin and hyper-IL10 values. MetS was not associated with low IL-10. We probably observe a first phase of the complex mechanism implicated in the development of the MetS in children...
  53. ncbi request reprint Clinical and therapeutical follow-up of HIV-associated pulmonary hypertension: prospective study of 10 patients
    Franco Recusani
    Dipartimento di Cardiologia, Università degli Studi di Pavia e IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    AIDS 17:S88-95. 2003
    ..The secondary objective was to ascertain whether more powerful antiretroviral treatments (highly active antiretroviral therapy) could modify the course of PH in HIV-infected patients...
  54. ncbi request reprint Feasibility, safety, and prognostic value of dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients > or = 70 years of age early after acute myocardial infarction
    Mario Previtali
    Department of Cardiology, Scientific Direction, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 90:792-5. 2002
  55. doi request reprint MYH9-related disease: a novel prognostic model to predict the clinical evolution of the disease based on genotype-phenotype correlations
    Alessandro Pecci
    Department of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation and University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Hum Mutat 35:236-47. 2014
    ..E1841K, p.D1424N, and C-terminal deletions had low risk of noncongenital defects. These findings are essential to patients' clinical management and genetic counseling and are discussed in view of molecular pathogenesis of MYH9-RD. ..
  56. ncbi request reprint Familial occurrence of Turner syndrome: casual event or increased risk?
    Daniela Larizza
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pavia and IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 24:223-5. 2011
    ..The prevalence of Turner syndrome (TS) at birth has been estimated as approximately 1 in 2500 live female births. An increased risk of TS in subsequent pregnancies for couples who already have a daughter with TS has not been reported...
  57. doi request reprint A combined histologic and molecular approach identifies three groups of gastric cancer with different prognosis
    Enrico Solcia
    Anatomic Pathology Service, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Virchows Arch 455:197-211. 2009
    ....
  58. doi request reprint High-dose erythropoietin in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a pilot, randomised, placebo-controlled study
    Maurizio Ferrario
    Cardiology Department, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 147:124-31. 2011
    ..Mortality and morbidity after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) remain high even when myocardial reperfusion is successful. Erythropoietin (EPO) protects against experimental MI...
  59. doi request reprint Economic impact of remote patient monitoring: an integrated economic model derived from a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in heart failure
    Catherine Klersy
    Service of Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:450-9. 2011
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive estimation of both systolic and diastolic pulmonary artery pressure from Doppler analysis of tricuspid regurgitant velocity spectrum in patients with chronic heart failure
    Luca Lanzarini
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Am Heart J 144:1087-94. 2002
    ..We sought to verify the accuracy of this method in a large population of patients with heart failure...
  61. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in Turner syndrome and relation between body composition and clinical, genetic, and ultrasonographic characteristics
    Valeria Calcaterra
    1 Department of Internal Medicine University of Pavia and Department of the Mother and Child Health, Pediatric Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 12:159-64. 2014
    ..No data are currently available on the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in TS subjects. We evaluated the frequency of metabolic syndrome in obese and nonobese patients with TS...
  62. ncbi request reprint Coronary atherosclerosis in end-stage idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: an innocent bystander?
    Alessandra Repetto
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Piazzale Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:1519-27. 2005
    ..This study investigates the pathology of coronary trees in IDCM patients and correlates the findings with risk factors for atherosclerosis...
  63. doi request reprint Long-term outcome and risk stratification in dilated cardiolaminopathies
    Michele Pasotti
    Centre for Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1250-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the long-term follow-up of dilated cardiolaminopathies...
  64. ncbi request reprint Serum N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide is a sensitive marker of myocardial dysfunction in AL amyloidosis
    Giovanni Palladini
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Circulation 107:2440-5. 2003
    ..We investigated the prognostic value of NT-proBNP and its utility in monitoring amyloid heart dysfunction...
  65. doi request reprint The effect of melatonin, magnesium, and zinc on primary insomnia in long-term care facility residents in Italy: a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Mariangela Rondanelli
    Section of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Department of Applied Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Azienda di Servizi alla Persona di Pavia, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:82-90. 2011
    ..To determine whether nightly administration of melatonin, magnesium, and zinc improves primary insomnia in long-term care facility residents...
  66. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the SF-36 questionnaire in identifying obese patients with psychological discomfort
    Aliria Callegari
    Unit of Psychology, IRCCS Fondazione Maugeri, Pavia, Italy
    Obes Surg 15:254-60. 2005
    ..The association of other patients' characteristics and of Cognitive Behavioral Assessment (CBA) scales with quality of life (QoL) was also evaluated...
  67. doi request reprint Energy balance in patients with pressure ulcers: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    Emanuele Cereda
    Servizio di Dietetica e Nutrizione Clinica, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:1868-76. 2011
    ..1) should be considered to accurately assess energy needs. Moreover, an energy intake of 30 kcal/kg/day seems appropriate to cover the daily requirements of patients with PUs...
  68. doi request reprint Regional abnormalities of myocardial deformation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: correlations with delayed enhancement in cardiac magnetic resonance
    Stefano Ghio
    Division of Cardiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia 27100, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:952-7. 2009
    ..We sought to characterize regional left ventricular contractility in HCM patients using deformation analysis and to compare it with the presence or absence of delayed enhancement in cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Increased circulating hematopoietic and endothelial progenitor cells in the early phase of acute myocardial infarction
    Margherita Massa
    Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Mecical Oncology, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Blood 105:199-206. 2005
    ..05). No significant difference was documented between patients with SA and CTRLs. Spontaneous mobilization of both HPCs and EPCs occurs within a few hours from the onset of AMI and is detectable until 2 months...
  70. ncbi request reprint Video capsule endoscopy and histology for small-bowel mucosa evaluation: a comparison performed by blinded observers
    Federico Biagi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:998-1003. 2006
    ..We studied whether the capsule can discriminate different degrees of mucosal damage caused by different conditions; we also evaluated interobserver and intraobserver variability in the assessment of villous atrophy with the capsule...
  71. doi request reprint High versus standard dose methylprednisolone in the acute phase of idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: a randomized study
    Carlo L Balduini
    Internal Medicine, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Ann Hematol 89:591-6. 2010
    ..Results of present study indicate that the association of PE with high-dose instead of standard-dose steroids reduces the percentage of TTP patients that fail to achieve complete remission...
  72. doi request reprint Does cytogenetic evolution have any prognostic relevance in myelodysplastic syndromes? A study on 153 patients from a single institution
    Paolo Bernasconi
    Division of Hematology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Ann Hematol 89:545-51. 2010
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine-induced ST-segment elevation associated with a biphasic response of wall motion in patients with a recent myocardial infarction is caused by myocardial ischaemia and is abolished by revascularization of the infarct-related artery
    Luca Lanzarini
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Piazza Golgi, 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Acta Cardiol 58:527-33. 2003
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Ten years of "extended" life: quality of life among heart transplantation survivors
    Pierluigi Politi
    DSSAeP, Sezione di Psichiatria, Università di Pavia and Servizio Psichiatrico di Diagnosi e Cura, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Transplantation 78:257-63. 2004
    ..Long-term quality of life (QOL) outcome in heart transplant recipients still remains uncertain. This study evaluates the health status and QOL of survivors with associated predictors 10 years after heart transplantation...
  75. ncbi request reprint Identification of a lower grade muconodular subtype of gastric mucinous cancer
    Enrico Solcia
    Department of Human Pathology and Genetics, University of Pavia and IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Via Forlanini 16, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Virchows Arch 445:572-9. 2004
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Prednisone plus methotrexate for polymyalgia rheumatica: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Roberto Caporali
    University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 141:493-500. 2004
    ..Steroids are the standard treatment for polymyalgia rheumatica. The efficacy of the candidate drug methotrexate has not yet been demonstrated in controlled studies...
  77. ncbi request reprint The VAD-DCEP sequence is an effective pre-transplant therapy in untreated multiple myeloma
    Alessandro Corso
    The Division of Hematology from IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo University of Pavia, Ospedale Niguarda Milano, Italy
    Haematologica 89:1124-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a new regimen and compare it with that of a previous regimen...
  78. doi request reprint A gluten-free diet score to evaluate dietary compliance in patients with coeliac disease
    Federico Biagi
    Coeliac Centre First Department of Internal Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Piazzale Golgi 19, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Br J Nutr 102:882-7. 2009
    ..Death risk was also significantly correlated with the lowest score results. We conclude that our questionnaire is a reliable and simple method of verifying compliance with a gluten-free diet...
  79. doi request reprint Comparison of clinical versus ultrasound-determined synovitis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Silvia Magni-Manzoni
    Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1497-504. 2009
    ..To compare clinical evaluation and ultrasonography (US) in the assessment of joint synovitis in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation of acute rhinosinusitis in children reflects paranasal sinus development
    Gian Luigi Marseglia
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Rhinology 45:202-4. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to establish whether age may have any influence on the clinical presentation during childhood...
  81. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in relation to CD34 antigen expression in normal and myelodysplastic bone marrow
    Alessandro Pecci
    Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Acta Haematol 109:29-34. 2003
    ..The increase in apoptotic levels which can be observed in myelodysplastic compared to normal BM seems to be mainly due to an increase in apoptosis in the differentiated cell population...
  82. ncbi request reprint Immunological stress in kidney cancer patients undergoing either open nephrectomy or nephron-sparing surgery: an immunophenotypic study of lymphocyte subpopulations and circulating dendritic cells
    Camillo Porta
    Medical Oncology, I R C C S San Matteo University Hospital Foundation, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Oncol Rep 20:1511-9. 2008
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  83. ncbi request reprint Importance of the echocardiographic evaluation of right ventricular function in patients with AL amyloidosis
    Stefano Ghio
    Division of Cardiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo and University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:808-13. 2007
    ..Patients with AL amyloidosis often present with signs of congestive heart failure...
  84. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological correlates can predict acute myocarditis in patients with recent-onset heart failure: preliminary data
    Carlo Campana
    Dipartimento di Cardiologia, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Piazzale Golgi, 2 27100 Pavia
    Ital Heart J 3:188-93. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to verify whether or not the clinical profile could be helpful in diagnosing myocarditis in patients with recent-onset (< 6 months) heart failure, suspected myocarditis and a biopsy-proven diagnosis...
  85. ncbi request reprint The 10-day mark is a good way to diagnose not only acute rhinosinusitis but also adenoiditis, as confirmed by endoscopy
    Gian Luigi Marseglia
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Universita di Pavia, P le Golgi, 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:581-3. 2007
    ..This 10-day mark is considered to separate simple upper viral respiratory infection from ARS. Thus, the aim of the study was to evaluate a group of children with suspected ARS by performing nasal endoscopy...
  86. doi request reprint Common immunogenetic profile in children with multiple autoimmune diseases: the signature of HLA-DQ pleiotropic genes
    Daniela Larizza
    Department of Pediatrics, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Autoimmunity 45:470-5. 2012
    ....
  87. pmc Diabetes and risk of Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Emanuele Cereda
    Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Diabetes Care 34:2614-23. 2011
    ..Diabetes has been associated with chronic neurodegeneration. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the relationship between pre-existing diabetes and Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  88. doi request reprint Validation of the Italian translation of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire
    Rachele Ciccocioppo
    Center for the Study and Cure of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, First Department of Medicine, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:535-41. 2011
    ..The McMaster Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire (IBDQ) is the most used specific instrument...
  89. ncbi request reprint World Health Organization classification in combination with cytogenetic markers improves the prognostic stratification of patients with de novo primary myelodysplastic syndromes
    Paolo Bernasconi
    Division of Haematology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Br J Haematol 137:193-205. 2007
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Role of forced expiratory flow at 25-75% as an early marker of small airways impairment in subjects with allergic rhinitis
    Gian Luigi Marseglia
    Department of Pediatrics, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:74-8. 2007
    ..This study provides evidence that there is a relationship between SAD and allergic parameters such as nasal symptoms and eosinophils...
  91. doi request reprint Increased risk of otitis media with effusion in allergic children presenting with adenoiditis
    Gian Luigi Marseglia
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Universita di Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:572-5. 2008
    ..Otitis media with effusion (OME) is a common disorder in childhood. The aim of the study was to assess the association of atopy and endoscopic features with the presence of OME...
  92. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of aortic dimensions in Turner syndrome: a 2-dimensional echocardiographic study
    Luca Lanzarini
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:307-13. 2007
    ....
  93. doi request reprint Relevance of echocardiographic evaluation of right ventricular function in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Lea Scuteri
    Department of Cardiology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:1040-9. 2009
    ..Right ventricular (RV) dysfunction is a marker of poor prognosis in heart failure (HF) patients. It is still unclear whether RV function might influence response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  94. doi request reprint Mutations in ANKRD26 are responsible for a frequent form of inherited thrombocytopenia: analysis of 78 patients from 21 families
    Patrizia Noris
    Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, University of Pavia, Piazzale Golgi, Pavia, Italy
    Blood 117:6673-80. 2011
    ..Given the scarcity of distinctive characteristics, the ANKRD26-related thrombocytopenia has to be taken into consideration in the differential diagnosis of isolated thrombocytopenias...
  95. ncbi request reprint Survivin expression in acute leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes
    Rosangela Invernizzi
    Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Leuk Lymphoma 45:2229-37. 2004
    ..Its abnormal expression also in MDS may play a role in promoting aberrantly increased cell viability and contribute to the altered homeostatic balance between cell growth and cell death...
  96. doi request reprint Correlation between FIB4, liver stiffness and metabolic parameters in patients with HIV and hepatitis C virus co-infection
    Raffaele Bruno
    Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Foundation IRCCS San Matteo Hospital, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 43:575-8. 2011
    ..Aims of this study were to analyse the association of two non-invasive liver fibrosis evaluation methods, liver stiffness measurement and FIB4, and their correlation with metabolic parameters...
  97. ncbi request reprint Usefulness and limits of transthoracic echocardiography in the evaluation of patients with primary and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
    Stefano Ghio
    Dipartimento di Cardiologia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Piazza Golgi, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:1374-80. 2002
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  98. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow CD34+ cell count is predictive for adequate peripheral progenitor cell collection
    Alessandro Corso
    Division of Hematology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Via Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Leuk Res 29:159-63. 2005
    ..04), particularly in MM patients (P = 0.003). In this setting, a BM concentration of CD34+ cells lower than 66 microL(-1) was associated with a higher probability of inadequate collection...
  99. ncbi request reprint Rapid heart rate increase at onset of exercise predicts adverse cardiac events in patients with coronary artery disease
    Colomba Falcone
    Department of Lung, Blood, and Heart, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Circulation 112:1959-64. 2005
    ....
  100. doi request reprint A 4-year survey of the activity of a malnutrition task force in an Italian research hospital
    Riccardo Caccialanza
    Nutrition and Dietetics Service, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Nutrition 26:575-8. 2010
    ..This study aimed at reporting a 4-y survey on the centralized management of nutritional support by a malnutrition task force in an Italian research hospital...
  101. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics and outcome of left ventricular ballooning syndrome in a European population
    Mario Previtali
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia School of Medicine, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:120-5. 2011
    ..The extent of wall motion abnormalities was the best predictor of acute events. Contractile recovery occurred within 1 month in most patients. The long-term prognosis was good, with a recurrence rate of <2%/year...