Alberto Palazzuoli

Summary

Affiliation: University of Siena
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinical relevance of biomarkers in heart failure and cardiorenal syndrome: the role of natriuretic peptides and troponin
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology Section, Le Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 19:267-84. 2014
  2. doi request reprint [Incidental myocardial mass: differential diagnosis, clinical approach and literature review]
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Malattie Metaboliche, Ospedale S Maria alle Scotte, Siena
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 13:765-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Natriuretic peptides and NGAL in heart failure: does a link exist?
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine, UOS Cardiology, S Maria alle Scotte Hospital Siena, University of Siena, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 413:1832-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Current therapeutic strategies in cardiorenal syndrome
    A Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 60:375-83. 2012
  5. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide as an independent predictor of coronary disease extension in non-ST elevation coronary syndromes with preserved systolic function
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Disease Cardiology Section, University of Siena, Italy
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:366-73. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of BNP and other emerging biomarkers in heart failure evaluation and management
    A Palazzuoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Siena, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 60:183-94. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Natriuretic peptides in coronary disease with non-ST elevation: new tools ready for clinical application?
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Disease, Section of Cardiology, Le Scotte Hospital, University of Siena Italy
    Recent Pat Cardiovasc Drug Discov 2:1-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Anaemia in heart failure: a common interaction with renal insufficiency called the cardio-renal anaemia syndrome
    A Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Cardiology, Le Scotte Hospital, Siena, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 62:281-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of beta-erythropoietin treatment on left ventricular remodeling, systolic function, and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with the cardiorenal anemia syndrome
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Cardiology, Le Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Am Heart J 154:645.e9-15. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Emerging cardiac markers in coronary disease: role of brain natriuretic peptide and other biomarkers
    A Palazzuoli
    Unit of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, S Maria alle Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:491-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. doi request reprint Clinical relevance of biomarkers in heart failure and cardiorenal syndrome: the role of natriuretic peptides and troponin
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology Section, Le Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 19:267-84. 2014
    ..Specific studies about the exact role of biomarkers as in HF as in CRS should be planned and considered for future trials...
  2. doi request reprint [Incidental myocardial mass: differential diagnosis, clinical approach and literature review]
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Malattie Metaboliche, Ospedale S Maria alle Scotte, Siena
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 13:765-8. 2012
    ..This case highlights the utility of cardiac MRI to assess a myocardial mass noninvasively and delineate its anatomy and tissue characterization, which potentially avoids myocardial biopsy...
  3. doi request reprint Natriuretic peptides and NGAL in heart failure: does a link exist?
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine, UOS Cardiology, S Maria alle Scotte Hospital Siena, University of Siena, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 413:1832-8. 2012
    ..The combination of two laboratory biomarkers could potentially identify patients with more elevated risks of both cardiac hemodynamic impairment and kidney dysfunction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Current therapeutic strategies in cardiorenal syndrome
    A Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 60:375-83. 2012
    ..Subsequently, therapy inducing an improvement in the renal function, a reduction of neurohormonal activation and an improvement of renal blood flow, could lead to a reduction in mortality and hospitalization in patients with CRS...
  5. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide as an independent predictor of coronary disease extension in non-ST elevation coronary syndromes with preserved systolic function
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Disease Cardiology Section, University of Siena, Italy
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:366-73. 2012
    ..It is not yet established if early BNP measurements provide additional information to troponin and electrocardiographic analysis in patients without ventricular enlargement and systolic dysfunction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of BNP and other emerging biomarkers in heart failure evaluation and management
    A Palazzuoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Universita di Siena, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 60:183-94. 2012
    ..We reviewed traditional and some of emerging biomarkers of potential clinical application in HF setting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Natriuretic peptides in coronary disease with non-ST elevation: new tools ready for clinical application?
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Disease, Section of Cardiology, Le Scotte Hospital, University of Siena Italy
    Recent Pat Cardiovasc Drug Discov 2:1-4. 2007
    ..Some recent patents discuss the role of cardiac hormones, especially focus on natriuretic peptide for the treatment of acute coronary syndrome...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anaemia in heart failure: a common interaction with renal insufficiency called the cardio-renal anaemia syndrome
    A Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Cardiology, Le Scotte Hospital, Siena, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 62:281-6. 2008
    ..Patients with advanced renal failure, significant anaemia, diffuse atherosclerosis, respiratory disease and more elderly patients have been systematically excluded from the great majority of the randomised clinical trials...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of beta-erythropoietin treatment on left ventricular remodeling, systolic function, and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with the cardiorenal anemia syndrome
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Cardiology, Le Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Am Heart J 154:645.e9-15. 2007
    ..Although anemia is frequently found in congestive heart failure (CHF), little is known about the effect of its correction with erythropoietin (EPO) on cardiac structure and function...
  10. ncbi request reprint Emerging cardiac markers in coronary disease: role of brain natriuretic peptide and other biomarkers
    A Palazzuoli
    Unit of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, S Maria alle Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:491-6. 2007
    ..We describe the most widely used laboratory tools in coronary artery disease with potential prognostic power that could provide incremental predictive information in clinical practice...
  11. doi request reprint Left ventricular remodelling and systolic function measurement with 64 multi-slice computed tomography versus second harmonic echocardiography in patients with coronary artery disease: a double blind study
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology Section University of Siena, S Maria alle Scotte Hospital, Siena 53100, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 73:82-8. 2010
    ..The combination of non-invasive coronary artery imaging and assessment of global LV function might became in the future a fast and conclusive cardiac work-up in patients with CAD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin improves anemia exercise tolerance and renal function and reduces B-type natriuretic peptide and hospitalization in patients with heart failure and anemia
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Cardiology Section, Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Le Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Am Heart J 152:1096.e9-15. 2006
    ..We report a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the combination of s.c. EPO and oral iron versus oral iron alone in patients with anemia and resistant CHF...
  13. ncbi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide and other risk markers for outcome assessment in patients with non-ST-elevation coronary syndromes and preserved systolic function
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Cardiology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 98:1322-8. 2006
    ..Early BNP measurement could provide incremental information to TnT and CRP, and it may be the strongest independent predictor of cardiac outcome in subjects without left ventricular dysfunction or enlargement...
  14. doi request reprint Osteoprotegerin and B-type natriuretic peptide in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes: relation to coronary artery narrowing and plaques number
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases Cardiology Section, University of Siena, S Maria alle Scotte Hospital, Viale Bracci, Siena, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 391:74-9. 2008
    ..OPG has been found in several tissues, including the cardiovascular system, BNP is selectively produced by myocardial cells...
  15. pmc Prevalence of risk factors, coronary and systemic atherosclerosis in abdominal aortic aneurysm: comparison with high cardiovascular risk population
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, University of Siena, Le Scotte Hospital, Viale Bracci I, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:877-83. 2008
    ..Aims of the study were to evaluate associations between risk factors and to establish the prevalence of carotid, peripheral vascular and coronary atherosclerosis in patients with AAA...
  16. doi request reprint Beta-erythropoietin effects on ventricular remodeling, left and right systolic function, pulmonary pressure, and hospitalizations in patients affected with heart failure and anemia
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology Section, Le Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 53:462-7. 2009
    ..In patients with anemia and CHF, correction of anemia with beta-EPO and oral iron over 1 year leads to an improvement in left and right ventricular systolic function by reducing cardiac remodeling, BNP levels, and hospitalization rate...
  17. ncbi request reprint [B-type natriuretic peptide and Doppler echocardiography in the diagnosis of heart failure: alternative or complementary tools?]
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Malattie Metaboliche, Università degli Studi A O S Maria alle Scotte, Vale Bracci, 53100 Siena
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 10:545-52. 2009
    ..They will lead to a better and earlier identification, better risk stratification and management of patients referring for heart failure...
  18. doi request reprint Heart failure: pathophysiology and clinical picture
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology Section, S Maria alle Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 164:1-10. 2010
    ..Clinical presentation depends on pulmonary congestion, organ perfusion, presence of coronary disease, fluid retention and systemic pressure. For these reasons, the picture of HF is widely varied...
  19. doi request reprint Anemia correction by erythropoietin reduces BNP levels, hospitalization rate, and NYHA class in patients with cardio-renal anemia syndrome
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Cardiology Section, Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Le Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Viale Bracci, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Exp Med 11:43-8. 2011
    ..EPO treatment reduces BNP levels and hospitalization rate in patients with cardio-renal anemia syndrome. The correction of anemia by EPO treatment appears able to improve clinical outcome in this subset of patients with heart failure...
  20. pmc Natriuretic peptides (BNP and NT-proBNP): measurement and relevance in heart failure
    A Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Cardiology Le Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Italy
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 6:411-8. 2010
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  21. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide levels predict extent and severity of coronary disease in non-ST elevation coronary syndromes and normal left ventricular systolic function
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Disease Cardiology Section, University of Siena, Italy
    Regul Pept 167:129-33. 2011
    ..BNP is able to predict systolic dysfunction, adding new prognostic information to existing traditional markers. However is not known if there is a relation between the quantity of BNP levels and the severity of coronary artery disease...
  22. doi request reprint Anemia in Cardio-Renal Syndrome: clinical impact and pathophysiologic mechanisms
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology Section, S Maria alle Scotte Hospital University of Siena, Le Scotte Hospital, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 16:603-7. 2011
    ..Anemia should be recognized as one of the novel targets in HF treatment...
  23. doi request reprint Cardio-renal syndrome: an entity cardiologists and nephrologists should be dealing with collegially
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 16:503-8. 2011
    ..Therapy addressed to improve renal dysfunction, reduce neurohormonal activation and ameliorate renal blood flow could lead to a reduction in mortality and hospitalization in patients with cardio-renal syndrome...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rise and fall of B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with coronary artery disease and normal left ventricular function after cardiac revascularization
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrine Metabolic Diseases, Section of Cardiology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Coron Artery Dis 17:419-23. 2006
    ..Recently, it was shown that B-type natriuretic peptide levels are increased in patients with acute coronary syndromes...
  25. ncbi request reprint A case of acute heart failure associated with Guillain-Barré syndrome
    A Palazzuoli
    Institute of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Cardiology, Ospedale Le Scotte, University of Siena, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:447-50. 2006
    ..We show a rare case of transitorial and acute cardiac dysfunction by echocardiography and laboratory markers of heart failure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of carvedilol therapy on restrictive diastolic filling pattern in chronic heart failure
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Am Heart J 147:E2. 2004
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  27. ncbi request reprint Plasma brain natriuretic peptide levels in coronary heart disease with preserved systolic function
    A Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Ospedale Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Clin Exp Med 4:44-9. 2004
    ..BNP levels also seem to be related to the severity of coronary atherosclerosis and number of vessels involved. BNP could prove a novel marker for risk stratification, not only in heart failure but also in coronary heart disease...
  28. doi request reprint Natriuretic peptides in heart failure: where we are, where we are going
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, S Maria alle Scotte Hospital, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 6:63-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this review is to discuss the clinical approaches and future applications of natriuretic peptides in heart failure and coronary disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of carvedilol on left ventricular remodeling and systolic function in elderly patients with heart failure
    A Palazzuoli
    Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 4:765-70. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular diastolic function improvement by carvedilol therapy in advanced heart failure
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Cardiology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 45:563-8. 2005
    ..These changes remained significant after 1 year of therapy together with improvement in systolic function...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of carvedilol on left ventricular diastolic function and chamber volumes in advanced heart failure
    A Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 53:321-8. 2005
    ..In this study we evaluated diastolic cardiac modifications during carvedilol therapy at early and long term in patients with advanced CHF and pseudonormal or restrictive filling pattern by echo Doppler method...
  32. ncbi request reprint Relation of plasma brain natriuretic peptide levels in non-ST-elevation coronary disease and preserved systolic function to number of narrowed coronary arteries
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Division of Cardiology, Institute of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:1705-10. 2005
    ..BNP was also associated with multivessel disease and left anterior descending involvement...
  33. ncbi request reprint Transmitral and pulmonary venous flow study in elite male runners and young adults
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Siena, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 84:47-51. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to establish if the physiological adaptations following a prolonged physical training could influence the diastolic function in a professional Olympic male runner group...
  34. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy differences in male professional runners and in young patients suffering from mild hypertension
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Disease, Section of Cardiology, University of Siena
    Blood Press 13:14-9. 2004
    ..Twenty-one male sprinter runners were checked during a period of training and compared with 19 young patients suffering from mild hypertension and 15 healthy controls matched for gender and body size...
  35. ncbi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide levels during cardiac reperfusion: comparison between percutaneous coronary angioplasty and aorto-coronaric bypass
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Cardiology, University of Siena, Ospedale Le Scotte, Viale Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 342:87-92. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Different effect of statins on platelet oxidized-LDL receptor (CD36 and LOX-1) expression in hypercholesterolemic subjects
    Fulvio Bruni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Internal Medicine Division, Center for Atherosclerosis Research, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11:417-28. 2005
    ..Rapid and consistent reduction of CD36 and LOX-1 could be considered a direct anti-atherothrombotic mechanism related to the role of ox-LDL in platelet activation, platelet-endothelium interactions, and NO synthase activity...
  37. ncbi request reprint 3'UTR/T polymorphism of lectin-like oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor-1 (LOX-1) is associated with modified anti-platelet activity of atorvastatin in hypercholesterolemic subjects
    Luca Puccetti
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Internal Medicine Division, Center for Atherosclerosis Research, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Atherosclerosis 183:322-8. 2005
    ..Such data suggest that in T carriers LDL lowering is needed to achieve anti-platelet action...
  38. ncbi request reprint Platelet hyperactivity after statin treatment discontinuation
    Luca Puccetti
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Internal Medicine Division, Policlinico Le Scotte, V le Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Thromb Haemost 90:476-82. 2003
    ..Such a finding could participate in the increased cardiovascular event rate after statin discontinuation...
  39. doi request reprint Cross-sectional study: CagA-positive Helicobacter pylori infection, acute coronary artery disease and systemic levels of B-type natriuretic peptide
    Natale Figura
    Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurological Sciences, University of Siena and Policlinico S Maria alle Scotte, Siena, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 67:251-7. 2014
    ..CAD originates from vascular atherosclerotic processes and is stimulated by inflammatory events, which may also be triggered by chronic bacterial infections...
  40. doi request reprint Usefulness of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction assessed by pulsed tissue Doppler imaging as a predictor of atrial fibrillation recurrence after successful electrical cardioversion
    Maria Caputo
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Siena, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 108:698-704. 2011
    ..757, p = 0.0078) and time-dependent (OR 1.319, p = 0.0003) analyses. In conclusion LV diastolic dysfunction independently predicts AF recurrence in patients with nonvalvular AF undergoing successful electrical cardioversion...
  41. ncbi request reprint H pylori infection and systemic antibodies to CagA and heat shock protein 60 in patients with coronary heart disease
    Cristina Lenzi
    Department of Internal Medicine Endocrine Metabolic Sciences and Biochemistry, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7815-20. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Dyslipidemias and fibrinolysis
    Luca Puccetti
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Medical Semeiotics, Center for Metabolic Diseases and Atherosclerosis, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Ital Heart J 3:579-86. 2002
    ..Fibrinolysis is related to endothelial function and presents many molecular links with platelet and coagulation activity. Furthermore, reduced fibrinolysis has been reported in several dysmetabolic conditions...
  43. ncbi request reprint Lectin-like oxidized-LDL receptor-1 (LOX-1) polymorphisms influence cardiovascular events rate during statin treatment
    L Puccetti
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunology, Internal Medicine Division, Center for Atherosclerosis Research, Policlinico Le Scotte, University of Siena, V le Bracci, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 119:41-7. 2007
    ..LOX-1 gene allelic variants (3'UTR/T) have been related with cardiovascular events and reduced anti-platelet activity induced by statins...
  44. ncbi request reprint Relationship between serum complement and different lipid disorders
    A L Pasqui
    Istituto di Semeiotica Medica, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Italy
    Clin Exp Med 2:33-8. 2002
    ..In particular, hypertriglyceridemia may be associated with endothelial and fibrinolytic disturbances, and the decrease of HDL may induce the failure of the regulatory proteins transported by the same HDL...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of diet and treatment with statins on platelet-dependent thrombin generation in hypercholesterolemic subjects
    L Puccetti
    Institute of Medical Semeiotics, Centro per lo Studio delle Malattie Dismetaboliche e della Aterosclerosi, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:378-87. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to detect the effect on platelet-dependent thrombin generation (PDTG) of a reduction in cholesterol obtained by means of a lipid-lowering diet or treatment with statins...
  46. ncbi request reprint Different mechanisms of fibrinolysis impairment among dyslipidemic subjects
    L Puccetti
    Institute of Medical Semeiotics, Center for Metabolic Diseases and Atherosclerosis, University of Siena, Italy
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Res 21:147-55. 2001
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Time-dependent effect of statins on platelet function in hypercholesterolaemia
    L Puccetti
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Center for Metabolic Diseases and Atherosclerosis, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:901-8. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Variations of peripheral markers of serotoninergic system in selected vascular patients
    P Blardi
    Centro di Farmacologia Clinica, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:210-4. 2006
    ..We evaluated serotonin levels in plasma and platelets of patients with unstable angina and ischemic stroke, to identify an association between serotonin and atherosclerosis of coronary and cerebral arteries...
  49. doi request reprint Genetic influence in antithrombotic actions of atorvastatin in hypercholesterolaemia
    L Puccetti
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunology, Internal Medicine Division, Centre for Atherosclerosis Research, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Clin Invest 38:11-6. 2008
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate the influence of ox-LDL lectin-like receptor-1 (LOX-1) and NOS polymorphisms in the incidence of cardiovascular events in pure hypercholesterolaemic subjects during statin treatment...
  50. ncbi request reprint Structural and functional abnormality of systemic microvessels in cardiac syndrome X
    A L Pasqui
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunology, Internal Medicine Division, University of Siena, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 15:56-64. 2005
    ..On the hypothesis of a generalized microvascular disturbance in cardiac syndrome X, we performed a morphologic and functional study of systemic microcirculation in patients with syndrome X compared to normal subjects...
  51. ncbi request reprint Different effect induced by treatment with several statins on monocyte tissue factor expression in hypercholesterolemic subjects
    F Bruni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Medical Semeiotics Section, Policlinico Le Scotte, University of Siena, V le Bracci, I 53100, Siena, Italy
    Clin Exp Med 3:45-53. 2003
    ..In contrast, pravastatin decreased monocyte procoagulant activity with relation to cholesteroldependent modifications of platelet function...
  52. ncbi request reprint Microvascular assessment in Behçet disease: videocapillaroscopic study
    A L Pasqui
    Department of Internal Medicine and Immunology, University of Siena, Italy
    Int J Tissue React 25:105-15. 2003
    ....
  53. pmc The role of natriuretic peptides for the diagnosis of left ventricular dysfunction
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology Section, Le Scotte Hospital, 53100 Siena, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:784670. 2013
    ..In this review, we describe the current and potential role of NPs in patients with asymptomatic cardiac insufficiency, evaluating the requirement to obtain a better standardization for imaging as for laboratory criteria. ..
  54. doi request reprint Clinical impact of renal dysfunction in heart failure
    Alberto Palazzuoli
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology Section, Santa Maria alle Scotte Hospital, Siena, Italy
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 12:186-99. 2011
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of microvessels in Behçet's disease
    M Pastorelli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Immunology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 528:427-33. 2003
  56. doi request reprint Prevalence and non-invasive predictors of left main or three-vessel coronary disease: evidence from a collaborative international meta-analysis including 22 740 patients
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    Division of Cardiology, University of Turin, S Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, Corso Bramante 88 90, Turin 10126, Italy
    Heart 98:914-9. 2012
    ..Thus the aim of this study was to perform an international collaborative systematic review and meta-analysis to appraise the prevalence and predictors of LMD and 3VD...
  57. ncbi request reprint Infection by CagA-positive Helicobacter pylori strains in patients with ischemic heart disease: prevalence and association with exercise-induced electrocardiographic abnormalities
    N Figura
    Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, Italy
    Dig Dis Sci 47:831-6. 2002
    ..pylori infection with IHD. Coronary vessels of IHD patients infected by CagA-positive H. pylori strains may be damaged more severely than those of uninfected patients...