Affiliation: University of Milano-Bicocca
- Lisi E, Faini A, Bilo G, Lonati L, Revera M, Salerno S, et al. Diastolic dysfunction in controlled hypertensive patients with mild-moderate obstructive sleep apnea. Int J Cardiol. 2015;187:686-92 pubmed publisher..Moreover nocturnal hypoxia may be a key factor in determining early diastolic dysfunction, under the synergic effects of hypertension and mild-moderate OSA. ..
- Parati G, Omboni S, Albini F, Piantoni L, Giuliano A, Revera M, et al. Home blood pressure telemonitoring improves hypertension control in general practice. The TeleBPCare study. J Hypertens. 2009;27:198-203 pubmed..Patients' management based on home blood pressure teletransmission led to a better control of ambulatory blood pressure than with usual care, with a more regular treatment regimen. ..
- Parati G, Malfatto G, Boarin S, Branzi G, Caldara G, Giglio A, et al. Device-guided paced breathing in the home setting: effects on exercise capacity, pulmonary and ventricular function in patients with chronic heart failure: a pilot study. Circ Heart Fail. 2008;1:178-83 pubmed publisher..05). This pilot investigation demonstrates that device-guided paced breathing at home is feasible and results in an improvement in clinically relevant parameters for patients with heart failure and systolic dysfunction. ..
- Parati G, Schumacher H, Bilo G, Mancia G. Evaluating 24-h antihypertensive efficacy by the smoothness index: a meta-analysis of an ambulatory blood pressure monitoring database. J Hypertens. 2010;28:2177-83 pubmed publisher..An understanding of the relative effects of different antihypertensives on the smoothness index may help to differentiate their effectiveness in reducing blood pressure-related cardiovascular risk. ..
- Osculati G, Revera M, Branzi G, Faini A, Malfatto G, Bilo G, et al. Effects of hypobaric hypoxia exposure at high altitude on left ventricular twist in healthy subjects: data from HIGHCARE study on Mount Everest. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016;17:635-43 pubmed publisher..Our study, for the first time, demonstrates an increase in left ventricular twist at high altitude in healthy subjects exposed to high altitude hypoxia, suggesting the occurrence of subendocardial systolic dysfunction in such condition. ..
- Parati G, Ochoa J, Lombardi C, Bilo G. Blood pressure variability: assessment, predictive value, and potential as a therapeutic target. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2015;17:537 pubmed publisher..e., whether routine assessment of BPV in clinical practice should be regarded as an additional target of antihypertensive treatment to improve cardiovascular protection. ..
- Parati G, Omboni S. Role of home blood pressure telemonitoring in hypertension management: an update. Blood Press Monit. 2010;15:285-95 pubmed publisher..The role of HBP teletransmission in the context of integrated patients' management programmes is also addressed, with indications for further progress in this field. ..
- Bilo G, Villafuerte F, Faini A, Anza RamÃrez C, Revera M, Giuliano A, et al. Ambulatory blood pressure in untreated and treated hypertensive patients at high altitude: the High Altitude Cardiovascular Research-Andes study. Hypertension. 2015;65:1266-72 pubmed publisher..URL: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov. Unique identifier: NCT01830530. ..
- Castiglioni P, Parati G, Lazzeroni D, Bini M, Faini A, Brambilla L, et al. Hemodynamic and Autonomic Response to Different Salt Intakes in Normotensive Individuals. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5: pubmed publisher..Such dysfunction may critically contribute to induce a BP response to dietary salt. ..
- Parati G, Bilo G, Redon J. The effects of telmisartan alone or with hydrochlorothiazide on morning and 24-h ambulatory BP control: results from a practice-based study (SURGE 2). Hypertens Res. 2013;36:322-7 pubmed publisher..Only 0.8% (7/863) reported an adverse event. In summary, telmisartan and telmisartan/HCTZ increased smooth 24-h BP control in daily management of hypertension. ..
- Parati G, Stergiou G, Asmar R, Bilo G, De Leeuw P, Imai Y, et al. European Society of Hypertension guidelines for blood pressure monitoring at home: a summary report of the Second International Consensus Conference on Home Blood Pressure Monitoring. J Hypertens. 2008;26:1505-26 pubmed publisher..The final section deals with the problems related to the implementation of these recommendations in clinical practice. ..
- Parati G, Torlasco C, Omboni S, Pellegrini D. Smartphone Applications for Hypertension Management: a Potential Game-Changer That Needs More Control. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2017;19:48 pubmed publisher..Results from small studies are promising, but there is a strong need for large, long-term, well-designed clinical trials, before these potential solutions might be reliably applied in real-life patients' care. ..
- Revera M, Salvi P, Faini A, Giuliano A, Gregorini F, Bilo G, et al. Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Is Not Involved in the Arterial Stiffening Induced by Acute and Prolonged Exposure to High Altitude. Hypertension. 2017;70:75-84 pubmed publisher..Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system does not seem to play any significant role in these hemodynamic changes. URL: https://www.clinicaltrialsregister.eu/. Unique identifier: 2008-000540-14. ..
- Parati G, Stergiou G, Asmar R, Bilo G, de Leeuw P, Imai Y, et al. European Society of Hypertension practice guidelines for home blood pressure monitoring. J Hum Hypertens. 2010;24:779-85 pubmed publisher..The present document, which provides concise and updated guidelines on the use of HBPM for practising physicians, was therefore prepared by including the comments and feedback of general practitioners. ..