G Parati

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milano-Bicocca
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effects of telmisartan alone or with hydrochlorothiazide on morning and 24-h ambulatory BP control: results from a practice-based study (SURGE 2)
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Hypertens Res 36:322-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Morning and smooth 24-h ambulatory blood pressure control is not achieved in general practice: results from the SURGE observational study
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Milano Bicocca, St Luca Hospital, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 31:616-23; discussion 623. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Effects of acetazolamide on central blood pressure, peripheral blood pressure, and arterial distensibility at acute high altitude exposure
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Cardiology, S Luca Hospital, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 34:759-66. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Recommendations for the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and hypertension
    Gianfranco Parati
    Dept of Cardiology, S Luca HospitalIstituto Auxologico Italiano IRCSS, PiaMilan, Italy
    Eur Respir J 41:523-38. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Changes in subendocardial viability ratio with acute high-altitude exposure and protective role of acetazolamide
    Paolo Salvi
    Department of Cardiology, San Luca Hospital, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Hypertension 61:793-9. 2013
  6. pmc Blood pressure control and treatment adherence in hypertensive patients with metabolic syndrome: protocol of a randomized controlled study based on home blood pressure telemonitoring vs. conventional management and assessment of psychological determinants
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy
    Trials 14:22. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Italian society of hypertension guidelines for conventional and automated blood pressure measurement in the office, at home and over 24 hours
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention University of Milano Bicocca and Department of Cardiology, Ospedale San Luca, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Via Spagnoletto 3, 20149, Milan, Italy
    High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 15:283-310. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Blood pressure variability, cardiovascular risk, and risk for renal disease progression
    Gianfranco Parati
    Cardiology and Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    Curr Hypertens Rep 14:421-31. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between short-term blood pressure variability and large-artery stiffness in human hypertension: findings from 2 large databases
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita di Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 60:369-77. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The human sympathetic nervous system: its relevance in hypertension and heart failure
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Cardiology, S Luca Hospital, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, piazza Brescia 20, 20149 Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 33:1058-66. 2012

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Publications128 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint The effects of telmisartan alone or with hydrochlorothiazide on morning and 24-h ambulatory BP control: results from a practice-based study (SURGE 2)
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Hypertens Res 36:322-7. 2013
    ..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...
  2. doi request reprint Morning and smooth 24-h ambulatory blood pressure control is not achieved in general practice: results from the SURGE observational study
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Milano Bicocca, St Luca Hospital, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 31:616-23; discussion 623. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Effects of acetazolamide on central blood pressure, peripheral blood pressure, and arterial distensibility at acute high altitude exposure
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Cardiology, S Luca Hospital, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 34:759-66. 2013
    ..We assessed the haemodynamic changes induced by exposure to high altitude hypoxia and the effects on them of acetazolamide, a drug prescribed to prevent and treat mountain sickness...
  4. doi request reprint Recommendations for the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and hypertension
    Gianfranco Parati
    Dept of Cardiology, S Luca HospitalIstituto Auxologico Italiano IRCSS, PiaMilan, Italy
    Eur Respir J 41:523-38. 2013
    ..They are also aimed at reminding respiration experts to consider the occurrence of hypertension in patients with respiratory problems at night...
  5. doi request reprint Changes in subendocardial viability ratio with acute high-altitude exposure and protective role of acetazolamide
    Paolo Salvi
    Department of Cardiology, San Luca Hospital, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Hypertension 61:793-9. 2013
    ..Further studies involving also subjects with known or subclinical coronary artery disease are needed to confirm a protective action of acetazolamide on myocardial viability under high-altitude exposure...
  6. pmc Blood pressure control and treatment adherence in hypertensive patients with metabolic syndrome: protocol of a randomized controlled study based on home blood pressure telemonitoring vs. conventional management and assessment of psychological determinants
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Cardiology, IRCCS Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy
    Trials 14:22. 2013
    ..However, all these potential advantages of HBPT have not yet been fully investigated...
  7. doi request reprint Italian society of hypertension guidelines for conventional and automated blood pressure measurement in the office, at home and over 24 hours
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention University of Milano Bicocca and Department of Cardiology, Ospedale San Luca, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Via Spagnoletto 3, 20149, Milan, Italy
    High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 15:283-310. 2008
    ..Instructions to users on how to properly perform HBPM are provided as an appendix...
  8. doi request reprint Blood pressure variability, cardiovascular risk, and risk for renal disease progression
    Gianfranco Parati
    Cardiology and Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    Curr Hypertens Rep 14:421-31. 2012
    ..This review will address whether antihypertensive treatment should target alterations in BPV, in addition to reducing absolute BP levels, in order to achieve the highest CV and renal protection in hypertensive and renal patients...
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between short-term blood pressure variability and large-artery stiffness in human hypertension: findings from 2 large databases
    Giuseppe Schillaci
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita di Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Hypertension 60:369-77. 2012
    ..This relationship is stronger with measures of BP variability focusing on short-term changes, such as ARV and weighted 24-hour SD...
  10. doi request reprint The human sympathetic nervous system: its relevance in hypertension and heart failure
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Cardiology, S Luca Hospital, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, piazza Brescia 20, 20149 Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 33:1058-66. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Position paper on the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension: joint recommendations by the European Society of Hypertension, by the European Respiratory Society and by the members of European COST (COoperation in Scientific a
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 30:633-46. 2012
    ..They are at the same time aimed at reminding respiration experts to consider the occurrence of hypertension in patients with respiratory problems at night...
  12. pmc Design of the evolution of management strategies of heart failure patients with implantable defibrillators (EVOLVO) study to assess the ability of remote monitoring to treat and triage patients more effectively
    Maurizio Marzegalli
    Cardiology Department, S, Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Trials 10:42. 2009
    ..TRIAL REGISTRATION: ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00873899...
  13. doi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of high-dose valsartan monotherapy in hypertension treatment: the ValTop study
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Hypertens Res 33:986-94. 2010
    ..High-dose valsartan is safe and effective in uncomplicated mild-to-moderate hypertension independently of the initial response to a moderate dose. High-dose ARB monotherapy may thus be a viable option in hypertension management...
  14. doi request reprint Effectiveness of barnidipine 10 or 20 mg plus losartan 50-mg combination versus losartan 100-mg monotherapy in patients with essential hypertension not controlled by losartan 50-mg monotherapy: A 12-week, multicenter, randomized, open-label, parallel-grou
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    Clin Ther 32:1270-84. 2010
    ..Increasing the dose or adding a second antihypertensive agent are 2 possible therapeutic choices when blood pressure (BP) is poorly controlled with monotherapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint [How to write a scientific paper]
    Gianfranco Parati
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, Universita degli Studi Milano Bicocca
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:189-96. 2005
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  16. pmc Arterial baroreflex control of heart rate: determining factors and methods to assess its spontaneous modulation
    Gianfranco Parati
    University of Milano Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy
    J Physiol 565:706-7. 2005
  17. doi request reprint Methods of measurements: home and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Cardiology, S Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 15:100-5. 2010
    ..This study is aimed at briefly summarizing a few important issues in this context, and at emphasizing the work done by Tom Pickering in this field, as a tribute to his unique contributions to medical science and patient care...
  18. doi request reprint European Society of Hypertension practice guidelines for home blood pressure monitoring
    G Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 24:779-85. 2010
    ..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...
  19. doi request reprint Evaluating 24-h antihypertensive efficacy by the smoothness index: a meta-analysis of an ambulatory blood pressure monitoring database
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Hypertens 28:2177-83. 2010
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis was to compare the 24-h antihypertensive efficacy of different treatments using the smoothness index...
  20. ncbi request reprint Home blood pressure telemonitoring improves hypertension control in general practice. The TeleBPCare study
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Cardiology, San Luca Hospital, Instituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 27:198-203. 2009
    ..Teletransmission facilities may offer a more efficient approach to long-term home blood pressure monitoring...
  21. doi request reprint 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
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Cardiology, S Luca Hospital, IRCCS, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Circ Heart Fail 1:178-83. 2008
    ..Regular slow breathing is known to improve autonomic cardiac regulation and reduce chemoreflex sensitivity in heart failure. We explored the acceptability and usefulness of a device for paced slow breathing at the home setting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for blood pressure measuring devices for office/clinic use in low resource settings
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan and Cardiology II, San Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 10:3-10. 2005
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  23. doi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of olmesartan/amlodipine combination therapy in patients with mild-to-severe hypertension: focus on 24-h blood pressure control
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Department of Cardiology, S Luca Hospital, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Via Spagnoletto, 3 20149 Milan, Italy
    Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis 4:301-13. 2010
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  24. doi request reprint Role of home blood pressure telemonitoring in hypertension management: an update
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 15:285-95. 2010
    ..The role of HBP teletransmission in the context of integrated patients' management programmes is also addressed, with indications for further progress in this field...
  25. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure variability: its measurement and significance in hypertension
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnology, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Hypertens Suppl 23:S19-25. 2005
    ..Long-lasting drugs or drug combinations are preferable to ensure a homogeneous and smooth 24-h blood pressure profile...
  26. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four hour blood pressure monitoring: in ambulatory conditions or in-hospital?
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnologies, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 24:265-7. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Point: cardiovascular variability is/is not an index of autonomic control of circulation
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine Prevention and Applied Biotechnology University of Milano Bicocca Milan, Italy
    J Appl Physiol 101:676-8; discussion 681-2. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessment of overall blood pressure variability and its different components
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Health Biotechnology, University of Milano Bicocca and Cardiology II, S Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 8:155-9. 2003
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  29. doi request reprint Optimization of hypertension management: the role of angiotensin receptor blocker-calcium channel blocker combinations
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 53:352-8. 2009
    ..The development of fixed-dose angiotensin receptor blocker-calcium channel blocker therapy offers additional benefits in terms of adherence to treatment...
  30. pmc Benefits of tight blood pressure control in diabetic patients with hypertension: importance of early and sustained implementation of effective treatment strategies
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Care 34:S297-303. 2011
    ..The importance of effective BP control in type 2 diabetic patients to prevent CV outcomes and other diabetes-related complications is underlined, with emphasis on early, tight, and continuous BP control to optimize patients' protection...
  31. doi request reprint Practical aspects of treatment discontinuation and adherence
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Hypertens Suppl 27:S18-21. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure variability: its measurement and significance in hypertension
    Gianfranco Parati
    Istituto Scientifico Ospedale, S Luca, Milan, Italy
    Curr Hypertens Rep 8:199-204. 2006
    ..Further studies are still needed to confirm that, in humans, interventions that can reduce BPV can also reduce the rate of cardiovascular events...
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessing the prognostic relevance of blood pressure variability: discrepant information from different indices
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnology, University of Milano Bicocca, Cardiology II, S Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 23:483-6. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Do we need out-of-office blood pressure in every patient?
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:321-8. 2007
    ..This review offers an update on the most recent data published on the above issues...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and relation to cardiovascular risk
    Gianfranco Parati
    Dept of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, Univ of Milano Bicocca and Ospedale San Luca, IRCCS, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Via Spagnoletto 3, 20149, Milano, Italy
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 293:R1671-83. 2007
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  36. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnoea and hypertension
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnology, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 11:201-14. 2002
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  37. ncbi request reprint [Blood pressure variability]
    G Parati
    Laboratorio Ricerche Cardiologiche, Istituto Aulxologico Italianio, Universita degli Studi Milano Bicocca
    Ital Heart J Suppl 2:455-71. 2001
    ..Finally methodological aspects related to the use of noninvasive ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in the assessment of blood pressure variability are discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Dynamic modulation of baroreflex sensitivity in health and disease
    G Parati
    Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Via Spagnoletto, 3 20149 Milano, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 940:469-87. 2001
    ..In particular, these methods offer the possibility of investigating the dynamic modulation of baroreflex sensitivity occurring either on a minute-to-minute basis or over 24 hours...
  39. doi request reprint Detecting sodium-sensitivity in hypertensive patients: information from 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
    Paolo Castiglioni
    Department of Cardiology, Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Hypertension 57:180-5. 2011
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  40. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure measurement in research
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Cardiology, University of Milano Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 7:83-7. 2002
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  41. doi request reprint 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
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 26:1505-26. 2008
    ..The final section deals with the problems related to the implementation of these recommendations in clinical practice...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of masked hypertension
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnology, University of Milano Bicocca, II Cardiology Unit, San Luca Hospital, IRCCS, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 19:887-8. 2006
  43. ncbi request reprint 24-h ambulatory non-invasive blood pressure monitoring in the assessment of the antihypertensive action of celiprolol
    G Parati
    Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore, Milan, Italy
    J Int Med Res 16:52A-61A. 1988
    ..These results demonstrate that celiprolol is an effective once daily treatment for hypertension...
  44. doi request reprint Aortic root dilatation in hypertensive patients: a multicenter survey in echocardiographic practice
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press 20:267-73. 2011
    ..Data from clinical practice are rather scant. Thus, we examined the prevalence and correlates of ARD in a large sample of hypertensive patients referred by general practitioners for a routine echocardiographic examination...
  45. ncbi request reprint Estimation of blood pressure variability from 24-hour ambulatory finger blood pressure
    S Omboni
    Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Hypertension 32:52-8. 1998
    ..For systolic BP, the greater error can be minimized by using correction factors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Spectral analysis of 24 h blood pressure recordings
    G Parati
    Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore, Milano, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 6:188S-193S. 1993
    ..It is now possible to perform 24 h dynamic spectral analysis of blood pressure and heart rate on continuous blood pressure recordings obtained noninvasively by a finger pressure device...
  47. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four hour ambulatory blood pressure in the Hypertension Optimal Treatment (HOT) study
    G Mancia
    Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    J Hypertens 19:1755-63. 2001
    ..Office measurement, however, gives no information about blood pressure outside the office. This paper describes a HOT substudy in which patients underwent both office measurement and 24 h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring...
  48. ncbi request reprint Sympathoadrenergic and metabolic factors are involved in ambulatory blood pressure rise in childhood obesity
    L Gilardini
    Unit of Metabolic Diseases and Diabetes, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 22:75-82. 2008
    ..In conclusion, in our cohort of obese children and adolescents, daytime and night-time hypertension were associated with activation of the sympathoadrenal system and worst metabolic conditions, respectively...
  49. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and heart rate variability in autonomic disorders: a critical review
    S Omboni
    Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Centro Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy
    Clin Auton Res 6:171-82. 1996
    ..This is particularly the case when these analyses are performed on 24 h continuous BP and HR recordings in ambulant subjects...
  50. ncbi request reprint Clinical value of blood pressure variability
    G Parati
    Istituto Scientifico Ospedale S Luca, IRCCS, Fondazione Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Milan
    Blood Press Suppl 2:91-6. 1997
    ..Their role as additional surrogate endpoints in essential hypertension needs to be addressed in future studies...
  51. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal of indices for the assessment of baroreflex sensitivity
    M Di Rienzo
    LaRC Centro di Bioingegneria, Fondazione Pro Juventute, Milano, Italy
    Methods Inf Med 36:246-9. 1997
    ..5 threshold also after baroreceptor denervation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Performance of the AM-5600 blood pressure monitor: comparison with ambulatory intra-arterial pressure
    S Omboni
    Istituto Scientifico Ospedale S Luca, Centro Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    J Appl Physiol 82:698-703. 1997
    ..The AM-5600 allows accurate description of SBP and DBP profiles and thus may be suitable to describe the abrupt BP changes accompanying a number of clinical events...
  53. ncbi request reprint Circadian blood pressure profile in patients with active Cushing's disease and after long-term cure
    F Pecori Giraldi
    Chair of Endocrinology, University of Milan, Ospedale San Luca, Instituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Horm Metab Res 39:908-14. 2007
    ..These findings identify additional cardiovascular risk factors for patients cured of Cushing's disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure variability as a risk factor
    G Parati
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Milano Bicocca, S Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 6:341-7. 2001
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  55. ncbi request reprint Zofenopril plus hydrochlorothiazide: Combination therapy for the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension
    Alberto Zanchetti
    Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Drugs 66:1107-15. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular effects of an earthquake: direct evidence by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
    G Parati
    Laboratorio di Ricerche Cardiologiche, Istituto Scientifico Ospedale S. Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy
    Hypertension 38:1093-5. 2001
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint How to measure baroreflex sensitivity: from the cardiovascular laboratory to daily life
    G Parati
    Istituto Scientifico Ospedale S Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan
    J Hypertens 18:7-19. 2000
    ..This review will briefly survey the methods most widely used to assess baroreflex function in humans, in the laboratory and in daily life...
  58. ncbi request reprint The importance of blood pressure variability in hypertension
    G Mancia
    Clinica Medica, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Ospedale S Gerardo, Monza
    Blood Press Monit 5:S9-S15. 2000
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The role of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in elderly hypertensive patients
    G Mancia
    Clinica Medica, St Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
    Blood Press Suppl 2:12-6. 2000
    ..Since 24-h blood pressure control is now widely accepted as an important goal of antihypertensive therapy, ABPM has a potentially useful role in monitoring treatment in clinical trials in elderly patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and organ damage
    G Mancia
    Clinica Medica and Department of Clinical Medicine, Research and Applied Biotechnology, University of Milan, Italy
    Hypertension 36:894-900. 2000
    ..This is the case for daytime versus nighttime BP, the day/night BP difference, the morning BP rise, and overall BP variability...
  61. ncbi request reprint Relation between blood pressure variability and carotid artery damage in hypertension: baseline data from the European Lacidipine Study on Atherosclerosis (ELSA)
    G Mancia
    Clinica Medica, Università di Milano Bicocca and Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    J Hypertens 19:1981-9. 2001
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether IMT independently relates to additional information obtained through ambulatory BP, in particular to SBP or PP variability...
  62. ncbi request reprint Guiding antihypertensive treatment decisions using ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnologies, and Clinica Medica, University of Milano Bicocca, St Gerardo Hospital, Via Donizetti 106, 20052 Monza, Milano, Italy
    Curr Hypertens Rep 8:330-7. 2006
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  63. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four hour ambulatory blood pressure in the International Nifedipine GITS Study Intervention as a Goal in Hypertension Treatment (INSIGHT)
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    J Hypertens 20:545-53. 2002
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  64. ncbi request reprint Daily life blood pressure changes are steeper in hypertensive than in normotensive subjects
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Tecnologie Sanitarie, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Milano and Ospedale San Gerardo, Via Donizetti 106, 20052 Monza
    Hypertension 42:277-82. 2003
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  65. pmc Statins, antihypertensive treatment, and blood pressure control in clinic and over 24 hours: evidence from PHYLLIS randomised double blind trial
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    BMJ 340:c1197. 2010
    ..To investigate the possibility that statins reduce blood pressure as well as cholesterol concentrations through clinic and 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring...
  66. doi request reprint Blood pressure control by the nifedipine GITS-telmisartan combination in patients at high cardiovascular risk: the TALENT study
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Hypertens 29:600-9. 2011
    ..Because of the complementary mechanism of action and the evidence of cardiovascular protective effects they include the combination of a calcium antagonist and an angiotensin receptor antagonist among the priorital ones to employ...
  67. ncbi request reprint Hypertension prevalence, awareness, control and association with metabolic abnormalities in the San Marino population: the SMOOTH study
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Clinica Medica and Department Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, Universita di Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Hypertens 24:837-43. 2006
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  68. doi request reprint Modulation of hepcidin production during hypoxia-induced erythropoiesis in humans in vivo: data from the HIGHCARE project
    Alberto Piperno
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca and S Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
    Blood 117:2953-9. 2011
    ..The combined and significant changes in other variables probably contribute to the suppression of hepcidin in this setting...
  69. ncbi request reprint The role of blood pressure variability in end-organ damage
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, , Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    J Hypertens Suppl 21:S17-23. 2003
    ..Future directions for research and treatment of hypertension will need to consider the circadian cycle of blood pressure, the effect of treatment on blood pressure variability, and the magnitude of blood pressure changes in daily life...
  70. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure measurement in research and in clinical practice: recent evidence
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnologies, University of Milano Bicocca, and Cardiology II, San Luca Hospital, Italian Auxological Institute, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:343-57. 2004
    ..This paper is intended to provide an overview of important recent progress in this field, and to highlight future perspectives...
  71. ncbi request reprint The role of blood pressure variability in end-organ damage
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, Universita Milano Bicocca, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    J Hypertens Suppl 21:S17-23. 2003
    ..Future directions for research and treatment of hypertension will need to consider the circadian cycle of blood pressure, the effect of treatment on blood pressure variability, and the magnitude of blood pressure changes in daily life...
  72. ncbi request reprint Assessment of long-term antihypertensive treatment by clinic and ambulatory blood pressure: data from the European Lacidipine Study on Atherosclerosis
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Clinica Medica and Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca and Ospedale S Gerardo, Monza, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:1087-94. 2007
    ..Information on the features of long-term modifications of clinic and 24-h ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) by treatment is limited. The present study aimed to address this issue...
  73. doi request reprint How does illness severity influence depression, health satisfaction and life satisfaction in patients with cardiovascular disease? The mediating role of illness perception and self-efficacy beliefs
    P Steca
    Department of Psychology, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Psychol Health 28:765-83. 2013
    ..30, p = n.s.). Overall, findings underline the importance of working on illness perception and self-efficacy beliefs to contrast depression and to improve health and life satisfaction in patients with CVD...
  74. ncbi request reprint Dynamic detection of rhythmic oscillations in heart-rate tracings: a state-space approach based on fourth-order cumulants
    B Pilgram
    LaRC Centro di Bioingegneria, Fondazione Pro Juventute, Milan, Italy
    Biol Cybern 76:299-309. 1997
    ..Finally, the applicability of the procedure to biological data was verified by analysing five experimental HR tracings recorded in normal subjects during laboratory and daily life conditions...
  75. ncbi request reprint Clinical and hemodynamic effects of celiprolol in essential hypertension
    G Parati
    Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore, Milano, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 14:S14-21. 1989
    ..Available evidence therefore suggests that celiprolol is an effective and safe antihypertensive drug, the favorable ancillary properties of which are likely to make its administration feasible in a broad range of patients...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Disease management for heart failure patients: role of wireless technologies for telemedicine. The ICAROS project]
    Alessandra Villani
    Cardiologia, Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milano
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 8:107-14. 2007
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  77. ncbi request reprint A new method for assessing 24-h blood pressure variability after excluding the contribution of nocturnal blood pressure fall
    Grzegorz Bilo
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:2058-66. 2007
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  78. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure variability and cardiovascular control mechanisms in hypertension
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Health Biotechnologies, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Clin Sci (Lond) 105:545-7. 2003
    ....
  79. doi request reprint Variables influencing heart rate
    Mariaconsuelo Valentini
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 52:11-9. 2009
    ..This article will summarize, based on available epidemiologic and clinical studies, the key variables influencing heart rate and heart rate variability in view of the known association between heart rate and cardiovascular disease...
  80. doi request reprint Baseline values but not treatment-induced changes in carotid intima-media thickness predict incident cardiovascular events in treated hypertensive patients: findings in the European Lacidipine Study on Atherosclerosis (ELSA)
    Alberto Zanchetti
    Centro Interuniversitario di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Circulation 120:1084-90. 2009
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  81. ncbi request reprint Impact of chronic psychosocial stress on autonomic cardiovascular regulation in otherwise healthy subjects
    Daniela Lucini
    Centro di Ricerca sulla Terapia Neurovegetativa, Dipartimento Scienze Cliniche L Sacco, University of Milano, Milan, Italy
    Hypertension 46:1201-6. 2005
    ..The combination of sympathetic predominance, vagal withdrawal, and blunted baroreflex sensitivity might represent a treatable mechanistic link between psychosocial factors and future incidence of hypertension...
  82. ncbi request reprint [Current trends in the treatment of arterial hypertension]
    G Parati
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Prevenzione e Biotecnologie Sanitarie, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Minerva Med 94:273-95. 2003
    ....
  83. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of echocardiographic left atrial enlargement in hypertensive outpatients in clinical practice
    Cesare Cuspidi
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    Clin Exp Hypertens 33:328-35. 2011
    ..This cardiac parameter is closely related to LV mass and its severity is highly prevalent in women...
  84. doi request reprint Acute effects of levosimendan on mitral regurgitation and diastolic function in patients with advanced chronic heart failure
    Giovanna Branzi
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:662-8. 2010
    ..We analyzed the inodilator properties of levosimendan in patients with chronic heart failure and severe functional mitral regurgitation...
  85. ncbi request reprint Assessing spontaneous baroreflex function: methodological considerations
    Gianfranco Parati
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnology, University of Milan Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    Clin Sci (Lond) 103:89-91. 2002
  86. ncbi request reprint Local-scale analysis of cardiovascular signals by detrended fluctuations analysis: effects of posture and exercise
    Paolo Castiglioni
    Polo Tecnologico Biomedical Technology Department, IRCCS S Maria Nascente, Fondazione Don Gnocchi ONLUS, Milan, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:5035-8. 2007
    ..Moreover, posture and physical activity have important effects on local scaling exponents, and on the range of beat scales n where alpha(n) can be approximated by a constant alpha2 coefficient...
  87. ncbi request reprint How to improve the assessment of 24-h blood pressure variability
    Grzegorz Bilo
    Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Via Spagnoletto 3, 20149 Milan, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 10:321-3. 2005
    ..The actual clinical relevance of this new parameter has to be assessed by longitudinal outcome studies...
  88. ncbi request reprint Office compared with ambulatory blood pressure in assessing response to antihypertensive treatment: a meta-analysis
    Giuseppe Mancia
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnologies, University of Milano Bicocca, Cardiology II, S Luca Hospital, IRCCS, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    J Hypertens 22:435-45. 2004
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  89. ncbi request reprint Variable day/night bias in 24-h non-invasive finger pressure against intrabrachial artery pressure is removed by waveform filtering and level correction
    Berend E Westerhof
    TNO TPD Biomedical Instrumentation, Milano, Italy
    J Hypertens 20:1981-6. 2002
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  90. doi request reprint Disappearance of isocapnic buffering period during increasing work rate exercise at high altitude
    Piergiuseppe Agostoni
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, and Department of Cardiology, S Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:354-8. 2008
    ..At high altitude, ventilation increases owing to hypoxia. We hypothesize that ventilation increase reduces body CO2 stores affecting ventilation kinetics during exercise...
  91. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive beat-to-beat blood pressure monitoring: new developments
    Gianfranco Parati
    Dept of Clinical Medicine, Prevention and Applied Biotechnology, University of Milano Bicocca II Cardiology Unit, S Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy
    Blood Press Monit 8:31-6. 2003
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  92. ncbi request reprint Influence of sympathetic vascular regulation on heart-rate scaling structure: spinal cord lesion as a model of progressively impaired autonomic control
    Paolo Castiglioni
    Fondazione Don C Gnocchi Centro di Bioingegneria, Milan, Italy
    Biomed Tech (Berl) 51:240-3. 2006
    ..83+0.07, 0.91+0.05, 1.06+0.06). Results suggest that heart-rate self-similarity depends on vascular sympathetic control, because it is altered by spinal-cord lesions, even when cardiac neural control is intact...
  93. ncbi request reprint [What underlies NYHA class in elderly patients with heart failure? Role of diastolic dysfunction, functional mitral regurgitation and abnormal ventilation during exercise]
    Gabriella Malfatto
    Divisione di Cardiologia, Ospedale San Luca, Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 72:84-90. 2009
    ..e. the NYHA class, ventricular pump function and aerobic performance is sometimes difficult to estabilish...
  94. ncbi request reprint Systolic blood pressure variability as a risk factor for stroke and cardiovascular mortality in the elderly hypertensive population
    Edward Pringle
    Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, UK
    J Hypertens 21:2251-7. 2003
    ..To investigate whether baseline systolic blood pressure variability was a risk factor for stroke, cardiovascular mortality or cardiac events during the Syst-Eur trial...
  95. ncbi request reprint Smooth blood pressure control obtained with extended-release felodipine in elderly patients with hypertension: evaluation by 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
    Roberto Antonicelli
    Centro di Ipertensione, Dipartimento de Cardiologia, INRCA, Via S Margherita 5, 60121 Ancona, Italy
    Drugs Aging 19:541-51. 2002
    ..To assess, by smoothness index (SI), distribution of the antihypertensive effect of extended-release (ER) felodipine over 24 hours in elderly patients with hypertension...
  96. ncbi request reprint Trough-to-peak ratio, smoothness index and morning-to-evening ratio: why, which and when?
    Faiez Zannad
    J Hypertens 21:851-4. 2003
  97. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular variability analysis. An insight into the pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease and the impact of treatment. With caution
    Gianfranco Parati
    Clin Auton Res 12:4-8. 2002
  98. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of clinic and ambulatory heart rate for mortality in elderly subjects with systolic hypertension
    Paolo Palatini
    Clinica Medica 4, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 162:2313-21. 2002
    ..To examine the association of clinic and ambulatory heart rate with total, cardiovascular, and noncardiovascular death in a cohort of elderly subjects with isolated systolic hypertension from the Systolic Hypertension in Europe Trial...
  99. ncbi request reprint Assessing circadian blood pressure and heart rate changes: advantages and limitations of different methods of mathematical modelling
    Gianfranco Parati
    J Hypertens 22:2061-4. 2004
  100. ncbi request reprint Cardiac structural and functional changes during long-term antihypertensive treatment with lacidipine and atenolol in the European Lacidipine Study on Atherosclerosis (ELSA)
    Enrico Agabiti-Rosei
    University of Brescia, Italy
    J Hypertens 23:1091-8. 2005
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory pulse pressure as predictor of outcome in older patients with systolic hypertension
    Jan A Staessen
    Study Coordinating Centre, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Molecular and Cardiovascular Research, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Hypertens 15:835-43. 2002
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