Carlo Palombo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Radiofrequency-based carotid wall tracking: a comparison between two different systems
    Carlo Palombo
    Section of Anesthesiology, Department of Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Hypertens 30:1614-9. 2012
  2. pmc Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and large artery structure and function in young subjects with uncomplicated type 1 diabetes
    Carlo Palombo
    Department of Surgery, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, Pisa, 56 124, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:88. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Arterial wave reflection during antihypertensive therapy with barnidipine: a 6-month, open-label study using an integrated cardiovascular ultrasound approach in patients with newly diagnosed hypertension
    Carlo Palombo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Ther 31:2873-85. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Relation between left ventricular midwall function and coronary vasodilator capacity in arterial hypertension
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine and CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy
    Hypertension 42:528-33. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Epicardial coronary artery size in hypertensive and physiologic left ventricular hypertrophy
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 20:279-84. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Reduced left ventricular functional reserve in hypertensive patients with preserved function at rest
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Italy
    Hypertension 45:619-24. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Physical activity, adiponectin, and cardiovascular structure and function
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa, Italy
    Heart Vessels 28:91-100. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness in asymptomatic patients with arterial hypertension without clinical cardiovascular disease: relation with left ventricular geometry and mass and coexisting risk factors
    Vitantonio Di Bello
    Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Angiology 60:705-13. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Body composition and common carotid artery remodeling in a healthy population
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3325-32. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Effect of sedentary behaviour and vigorous physical activity on segment-specific carotid wall thickness and its progression in a healthy population
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67, Pisa 56122, Italy
    Eur Heart J 31:1511-9. 2010

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Radiofrequency-based carotid wall tracking: a comparison between two different systems
    Carlo Palombo
    Section of Anesthesiology, Department of Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Hypertens 30:1614-9. 2012
    ..In addition, a local carotid pulse pressure (PP) obtained from calibrated distension waveforms was compared with that obtained from pressure waveforms...
  2. pmc Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and large artery structure and function in young subjects with uncomplicated type 1 diabetes
    Carlo Palombo
    Department of Surgery, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, Pisa, 56 124, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 10:88. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Arterial wave reflection during antihypertensive therapy with barnidipine: a 6-month, open-label study using an integrated cardiovascular ultrasound approach in patients with newly diagnosed hypertension
    Carlo Palombo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Ther 31:2873-85. 2009
    ..Increased central aortic pressure resulting from large artery stiffening and increased wave reflection is associated with higher hypertension-related morbidity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relation between left ventricular midwall function and coronary vasodilator capacity in arterial hypertension
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine and CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy
    Hypertension 42:528-33. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that a decrease in myocardial performance may be related, at least in part, to chronic intermittent myocardial ischemia caused by a critical impairment of coronary vasodilator capacity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Epicardial coronary artery size in hypertensive and physiologic left ventricular hypertrophy
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 20:279-84. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Reduced left ventricular functional reserve in hypertensive patients with preserved function at rest
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Italy
    Hypertension 45:619-24. 2005
    ..This alteration seems to be related mainly to increase in left ventricular relative wall thickness...
  7. doi request reprint Physical activity, adiponectin, and cardiovascular structure and function
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa, Italy
    Heart Vessels 28:91-100. 2013
    ..Bouts of moderate-to-vigorous PA seem to induce LV mass increase, which may be partially related to a decrease in plasma adiponectin level...
  8. doi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness in asymptomatic patients with arterial hypertension without clinical cardiovascular disease: relation with left ventricular geometry and mass and coexisting risk factors
    Vitantonio Di Bello
    Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Angiology 60:705-13. 2009
    ..Altered patterns of LV geometry and carotid structural changes occur in many patients with essential hypertension. LVH or carotid remodeling are greater in elderly, in patients with higher systolic BP and with associated CV risk factors...
  9. doi request reprint Body composition and common carotid artery remodeling in a healthy population
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3325-32. 2008
    ..Body composition (BC) influences systemic hemodynamics and may participate in the remodeling of common carotid artery (CCA), independently of risk factors...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of sedentary behaviour and vigorous physical activity on segment-specific carotid wall thickness and its progression in a healthy population
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67, Pisa 56122, Italy
    Eur Heart J 31:1511-9. 2010
    ..This study investigated whether sedentary behaviour and different activity levels have an independent association with carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) and with the 3-year IMT progression in different carotid segments...
  11. doi request reprint Adiponectin and left ventricular structure and function in healthy adults
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2811-8. 2008
    ..Adiponectin inhibits protein synthesis in cardiac myocytes, thereby opposing the effect of cardiac workload and trophic factors (in particular, insulin) on left ventricular (LV) mass and wall thickness (WT)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Contrasting effects of acute and chronic cigarette smoking on skin microcirculation in young healthy subjects
    Laura Dalla Vecchia
    Department of Internal Medicine, L Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 22:129-35. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the effects of acute and chronic smoking on skin microvascular properties of young healthy subjects...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of prolonged cardiac unloading on left ventricular mass and longitudinal myocardial performance: an experimental bed rest study in humans
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Hypertens 29:137-43. 2011
    ..Five-week head-down tilt (-6°) bed rest (HDTBR) was used as a model of prolonged circulatory unloading...
  14. doi request reprint Fatty liver index, gamma-glutamyltransferase, and early carotid plaques
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Hepatology 55:1406-15. 2012
    ..g., body mass index, waist circumference, plasma triglycerides, and GGT), the independent determinants of plaque presence were age (P < 0.001), GGT (P = 0.001), and current smoking (P < 0.05)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Coronary vasodilator capacity and exercise-induced myocardial ischemia are related to the pulsatile component of blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy
    J Hypertens 21:1407-14. 2003
    ..This study was designed to investigate the relationships of coronary vasodilator capacity and exercise-induced myocardial ischemia to pulsatile and steady components of office blood pressure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Myocardial ultrasonic backscatter in hypertension: relation to aldosterone and endothelin
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Hypertension 41:230-6. 2003
    ..The data of this study suggest that in human hypertension, circulating aldosterone and immunoreactive endothelin may induce alterations in left ventricular myocardial texture, possibly related to increased myocardial collagen content...
  17. ncbi request reprint Coronary vasodilator capacity and hypertension-induced increase in left ventricular mass
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
    Hypertension 41:224-9. 2003
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Hypnotizability modulates the cardiovascular correlates of subjective relaxation
    Enrica L Santarcangelo
    Department of Physiological Sciences, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 60:383-96. 2012
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Habitual physical activity and vascular aging in a young to middle-age population at low cardiovascular risk
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Stroke 38:2549-55. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of age and habitual physical activity on carotid artery wall thickness and stiffness in a population of young to middle-age subjects at low cardiovascular risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of age and physical fitness on microcirculatory function
    Ferdinando Franzoni
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Via Roma 67, Pisa 56100, Italy
    Clin Sci (Lond) 106:329-35. 2004
    ..46, P<0.001). Stimulated SBFs were correlated with NOx (r>0.30, P<0.05). These findings show that chronic exercise may improve endothelial function in older (and young) men, probably by increasing NO availability...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ventricular repolarization is prolonged in nondipper hypertensive patients: role of left ventricular hypertrophy and autonomic dysfunction
    Claudio Passino
    Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Pisa, Italy
    J Hypertens 21:445-51. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of circadian behavior of blood pressure, left ventricular hypertrophy, and autonomic function on QTc interval duration in untreated hypertensive patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Myocardial perfusion response to dipyridamole in hypertensive left ventricular hypertrophy: a human study using myocardial contrast echocardiography
    Michaela Kozakova
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Microvasc Res 64:482-5. 2002