F Lombardi

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Heart rate turbulence and variability in patients with ventricular arrhythmias
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Odontology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan Italy
    Heart Int 3:51. 2007
  2. pmc Origin of heart rate variability and turbulence: an appraisal of autonomic modulation of cardiovascular function
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Ospedale San Paolo, University of Milan Milan, Italy
    Front Physiol 2:95. 2011
  3. pmc Assessment of the dynamics of atrial signals and local atrial period series during atrial fibrillation: effects of isoproterenol administration
    Luca T Mainardi
    Department of Biomedical Eng, Polytechnic University of Milan, Via Golgi 39, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Biomed Eng Online 3:37. 2004
  4. doi MMP-1 and MMP-3 polymorphism and arrhythmia recurrence after electrical cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:37-42. 2011
  5. ncbi Utility of implantable loop recorder (Reveal Plus) in the diagnosis of unexplained syncope
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, Universita di Milano, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milano, Italy
    Europace 7:19-24. 2005
  6. ncbi Prognostic value of C-reactive protein in patients with stress induced myocardial ischemia
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, Universita di Milano, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 98:313-7. 2005
  7. ncbi Pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation: mechanisms of action and efficacy of class III drugs
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 13:1635-53. 2006
  8. ncbi Azimilide vs. placebo and sotalol for persistent atrial fibrillation: the A-COMET-II (Azimilide-CardiOversion MaintEnance Trial-II) trial
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Department of Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, 20142 Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:2224-31. 2006
  9. ncbi Anti-arrhythmic properties of N-3 poly-unsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA)
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 14:2070-80. 2007
  10. doi C-reactive protein but not atrial dysfunction predicts recurrences of atrial fibrillation after cardioversion in patients with preserved left ventricular function
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Odontoiatry, Hospital San Paolo, University of Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:581-8. 2008

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  1. pmc Heart rate turbulence and variability in patients with ventricular arrhythmias
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Odontology, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan Italy
    Heart Int 3:51. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Origin of heart rate variability and turbulence: an appraisal of autonomic modulation of cardiovascular function
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Ospedale San Paolo, University of Milan Milan, Italy
    Front Physiol 2:95. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Assessment of the dynamics of atrial signals and local atrial period series during atrial fibrillation: effects of isoproterenol administration
    Luca T Mainardi
    Department of Biomedical Eng, Polytechnic University of Milan, Via Golgi 39, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Biomed Eng Online 3:37. 2004
    ....
  4. doi MMP-1 and MMP-3 polymorphism and arrhythmia recurrence after electrical cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:37-42. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between MMP-1 and MMP-3 polymorphisms and arrhythmia recurrence...
  5. ncbi Utility of implantable loop recorder (Reveal Plus) in the diagnosis of unexplained syncope
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, Universita di Milano, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milano, Italy
    Europace 7:19-24. 2005
    ..In about 30% of patients with syncope, the responsible mechanisms remain unrecognised. Nevertheless, the possibility of an arrhythmic aetiology remains, however, difficult to rule out...
  6. ncbi Prognostic value of C-reactive protein in patients with stress induced myocardial ischemia
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, Universita di Milano, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 98:313-7. 2005
    ..Inflammation plays a critical role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Possible association between C-reactive protein (CRP), stress-induced myocardial ischemia and clinical outcome was investigated...
  7. ncbi Pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation: mechanisms of action and efficacy of class III drugs
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 13:1635-53. 2006
    ..Experimental and clinical data on dronedarone, ibutilide, dofetilide, azimilide, ersentilide and ambasilide will be hereby discussed...
  8. ncbi Azimilide vs. placebo and sotalol for persistent atrial fibrillation: the A-COMET-II (Azimilide-CardiOversion MaintEnance Trial-II) trial
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Department of Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, 20142 Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:2224-31. 2006
    ..Treatment of atrial fibrillation remains a major clinical challenge owing to the limited efficacy and safety of anti-arrhythmic drugs, particularly in patients with structural heart disease...
  9. ncbi Anti-arrhythmic properties of N-3 poly-unsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA)
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 14:2070-80. 2007
    ....
  10. doi C-reactive protein but not atrial dysfunction predicts recurrences of atrial fibrillation after cardioversion in patients with preserved left ventricular function
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Odontoiatry, Hospital San Paolo, University of Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:581-8. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi Simultaneous ST-segment elevation in the right precordial and inferior leads in Brugada syndrome
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Ospedale San Paolo, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:201-4. 2007
    ..A flecainide test was markedly positive. Four appropriate cardioverter-defibrillator discharges occurred during a two-year follow-up period after implantation of the device...
  12. ncbi Autonomic nervous system and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: a study based on the analysis of RR interval changes before, during and after paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Ospedale San Paolo, Universita di Milano, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 25:1242-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the presence of an abnormal autonomic modulation before, during and immediately after paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF)...
  13. ncbi Hypertension and concurrent arrhythmias
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 9:1703-13. 2003
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  14. ncbi [Arrhythmia risk stratification in patients with heart failure: prognostic evaluation of arrhythmia risk]
    F Lombardi
    Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Universita degli Studi, Ospedale San Paolo Via A di Rudinì, 8 20142 Milano
    Ital Heart J Suppl 2:1284-90. 2001
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  15. ncbi Heart rate variability patterns before ventricular tachycardia onset in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Participating Investigators of ICD-HRV Italian Study Group
    F Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp S Paolo, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 86:959-63. 2000
    ..33 +/- 0.04) also confirmed the presence of an altered HRV pattern in comparison to controls. Thus, both abnormal autonomic modulation and dynamic patterns of HRV seem to characterize the minutes before arrhythmia onset in these patients...
  16. ncbi Heart rate variability and early recurrence of atrial fibrillation after electrical cardioversion
    F Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Ospedale S Paolo, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:157-62. 2001
    ..The study evaluated the role of the autonomic nervous system in atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence...
  17. ncbi Clinical implications of present physiological understanding of HRV components
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 6:245-9. 2002
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  18. ncbi [The autonomic nervous system in myocardial infarction]
    F Lombardi
    Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Università degli Studi Ospedale San Paolo, via A Di Rudinì 8 20142 Milano
    Ital Heart J Suppl 2:865-70. 2001
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  19. ncbi Assessment of the coupling between RTapex and RR interval as an index of temporal dispersion of ventricular repolarization
    F Lombardi
    Istituto di Scienze Biomediche Osp S Paolo, Universita di Milano, Italy
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 21:2396-400. 1998
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  20. ncbi [Detection and assessment of myocardial stunning with perfusion tomographic scintigraphy using gated SPECT]
    A Bestetti
    Cattedra di Medicina Nucleare, Universita degli Studi, Milano
    Ital Heart J Suppl 1:790-6. 2000
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  21. doi Prognostic implications of stress-induced transient ischemic dilation of the left ventricle in patients with systolic dysfunction and fixed perfusion defects
    Alberto Bestetti
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Institute of Radiological Sciences, University of Milan School of Medicine, Casa di Cura San Pio X, Via Nava, 31, 20159 Milano, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 140:323-7. 2010
    ..To verify whether stress-induced transient ischemic dilation (TID) of the left ventricle may help refine prognostic assessment of patients with resting systolic dysfunction and fixed perfusion defects...
  22. ncbi Renin-angiotensin system block and atrial fibrillation
    Federico Lombardi
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Osp San Paolo, University of Milan, 20142 Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 12:1331-7. 2005
    ..ACE inhibitors and AT(1) receptor blockers represent new and efficient therapeutical options to contrast the nearly inevitable progression of this arrhythmia towards its permanent form...
  23. ncbi Conditional entropy approach for the evaluation of the coupling strength
    A Porta
    Dipartimento di Scienze Precliniche, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
    Biol Cybern 81:119-29. 1999
    ..On the contrary, it strongly decreases after myocardial infarction, thus detecting and measuring the uncoupling between the heart period and ventricular repolarisation interval...
  24. ncbi Myocardial viability assessment after acute myocardial infarction: low-dose dobutamine echocardiography versus rest-redistribution thallium-201 SPECT
    D Castini
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Universita degli Studi, Ospedale San Paolo, Milano
    Cardiologia 44:817-23. 1999
    ..The present study was undertaken in order to compare low-dose dobutamine echocardiography and rest-redistribution thallium SPECT for predicting late improvement of regional left ventricular function after acute myocardial infarction...
  25. ncbi Non-pulmonary effects induced by the addition of formoterol to budesonide therapy in patients with mild or moderate persistent asthma
    S Centanni
    Respiratory Disease Unit, University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Respiration 67:60-4. 2000
    ..The present study was designed to assess the non-pulmonary effects of a 2-week treatment with the addition of formoterol to budesonide therapy in 10 patients with mild or moderate asthma...
  26. ncbi Heart rate turbulence and left ventricular ejection fraction in Chagas disease
    Fabrizio Tundo
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Ospedale San Paolo, Universita di Milano, Via A Di Rudini 8, 20142 Milan, Italy
    Europace 7:197-203. 2005
    ..As frequent PVCs may complicate HRV computation, we measured heart rate turbulence (HRT) and evaluated the correlation between ejection fraction and HRT or HRV in Chagas disease...
  27. ncbi Cardiac autonomic modulation in normal, high-risk, and in vitro fertilization pregnancies during the first trimester
    Patrizio Antonazzo
    Unit of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:199-205. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the adaptation of autonomic modulation of heart rate in high-risk or in vitro fertilization (IVF) pregnancies during the first trimester...
  28. ncbi Assessment of spatial organization in the atria during paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and adrenergic stimulation
    Valentina D A Corino
    Dipartimento di Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Biomed Tech (Berl) 51:260-3. 2006
    ..Moreover, passing from the NLA to the S index, the capability of the parameter to capture the subtle changes due to isoproterenol administration increased...
  29. ncbi Management of medulloblastoma and ependymoma in infants: a single-institution long-term retrospective report
    M Massimino
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 16:15-20. 2000
    ..In 4 of 6 evaluable children school performance was satisfactory. One child in whom the entire CNS was irradiated developed glioblastoma multiforme 120 months after the first diagnosis of medulloblastoma...
  30. ncbi Linear and nonlinear coupling between atrial signals. Three methods for the analysis of the relationships among atrial electrical activities in different sites
    Luca T Mainardi
    Department of Biomedical Engineering of Polytechnic University, Milan, Italy
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 25:63-70. 2006
  31. ncbi [Treatment of atrial fibrillation in dialyzed patients: the role of oral anticoagulants. The cardiologist's point of view]
    Stefano Lucreziotti
    Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina, Chirurgia e Odontoiatria, Azienda Ospedaliera San Paolo, Universita degli Studi, Milano
    G Ital Nefrol 27:222-9. 2010
    ..This paper will discuss the issues of thromboembolic risk stratification and the different options of antithrombotic strategies, including possible future alternatives...
  32. ncbi Vagal dysfunction in Chagas disease
    Antonio Luiz P Ribeiro
    Int J Cardiol 103:225-6; author reply 227-9. 2005
  33. ncbi Chronotropic incompetence and abnormal autonomic modulation in ambulatory Chagas disease patients
    Ana Luiza Lunardi Rocha
    Postgraduate Course of Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiology Service, Hospital das Clinicas, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 11:3-11. 2006
    ..We evaluated the heart rate (HR) response to exercise testing in ChD patients in order to determine the role of autonomic modulation and left ventricular dysfunction in the physiopathology of chronotropic incompetence...
  34. ncbi Atrial fibrillation requiring urgent medical care. Approach and outcome in the various departments of admission. Data from the atrial Fibrillation/flutter Italian REgistry (FIRE)
    Massimo Santini
    Department of Cardiology, San Filippo Neri Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:205-13. 2004
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  35. ncbi Exercise testing for non-invasive assessment of atrial electrophysiological properties in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation
    Oliver Husser
    Department of Cardiology, Otto von Guericke University, University Hospital, Leipziger Str 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Europace 9:627-32. 2007
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  36. ncbi Heart rate turbulence in Chagas disease
    Antonio Luiz P Ribeiro
    Hospital das Clínicas and Post Graduation Course in Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:406-10. 2003
    ..0256, TS 19.829); P < 0.001 for both comparisons. In conclusion, HRT data may be useful in the electrocardiographic analysis of autonomic heart control in Chagas disease. Its prognostic value remains to be determined...
  37. ncbi Early occurrence of anti-muscarinic autoantibodies and abnormal vagal modulation in Chagas disease
    Antonio Luiz Pinho Ribeiro
    Postgraduate Course of Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine, Av Alfredo Balena, 190 Campus Saúde, 30130 100 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Int J Cardiol 117:59-63. 2007
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  38. ncbi Abnormalities in fractal heart rate dynamics in Chagas disease
    Marcos Roberto de Sousa
    Hospital das Clínicas and Internal Medicine Department, School of Medicine, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 11:145-53. 2006
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  39. doi Prognostic value of signal-averaged electrocardiogram in Chagas disease
    Antonio Luiz Pinho Ribeiro
    Post graduate Course of Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine, Hospital das Clinicas, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:502-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this prospective longitudinal study was to determine the prognostic value of SAECG in ChD, using multivariate models with other established prognostic predictors, and to develop a simple prediction risk score...
  40. ncbi Electrocardiology of atrial fibrillation. Current knowledge and future challenges
    Andreas Bollmann
    Department of Cardiology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 25:15-23. 2006
  41. ncbi Timing of arrhythmic death after myocardial infarction: does it affect timing of ICD implantation?
    Federico Lombardi
    Eur Heart J 26:1350-2. 2005
  42. ncbi [Chronotropic-metabolic index in Chagas' disease]
    Ana Luiza Lunardi Rocha
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 38:373-6. 2005
    ..0+/-0.12, p < 0.001). Chagas' disease patients with and without left ventricular dysfunction chronotropic incompetence may exhibit reduced chronotropic response to exercise, expressed by a less steep chronotropic-metabolic index...
  43. ncbi Power-law behavior of heart rate variability in Chagas' disease
    Antonio Luiz P Ribeiro
    Hospital das Clínicas and Post Graduation in Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Am J Cardiol 89:414-8. 2002
    ..This abnormality may explain the increased risk for arrhythmic sudden death found in Chagas' disease even in the absence of signs of LV dysfunction...
  44. ncbi Sympathetic activation and sub-clinical inflammation: a new combination to identify high risk subjects
    Federico Lombardi
    Eur Heart J 25:359-60. 2004
  45. ncbi Analysis of surface electrocardiograms in atrial fibrillation: techniques, research, and clinical applications
    Andreas Bollmann
    Department of Cardiology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Str 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Europace 8:911-26. 2006
    ..Different signal processing techniques have been suggested for identification of underlying AF pathomechanisms and prediction of therapy efficacy...