Francesco Portaluppi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ferrara
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Consistency and accuracy of the Medical Subject Headings thesaurus for electronic indexing and retrieval of chronobiologic references
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Medicine, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 24:1213-29. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Circadian rhythms and cardiovascular health
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 16:151-66. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Platelet alpha2-adrenoceptor alterations in patients with essential hypertension are normalized after treatment with doxazosin but not propranolol
    F Portaluppi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Hypertens 18:217-21. 2000
  4. doi request reprint Ethics and methods for biological rhythm research on animals and human beings
    Francesco Portaluppi
    International Society for Chronobiology, Hypertension Center, Department of Medicine, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 27:1911-29. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Perspectives on the chronotherapy of hypertension based on the results of the MAPEC study
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Medicine, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 27:1652-67. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Ethical and methodological standards for laboratory and medical biological rhythm research
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Medicine, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 25:999-1016. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Do restless legs syndrome (RLS) and periodic limb movements of sleep (PLMS) play a role in nocturnal hypertension and increased cardiovascular risk of renally impaired patients?
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center and Clinica Medica, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 26:1206-21. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronobiology and chronotherapy of ischemic heart disease
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 59:952-65. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythms in cardiac arrhythmias and opportunities for their chronotherapy
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 59:940-51. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress in essential hypertension
    F Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 10:1695-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Consistency and accuracy of the Medical Subject Headings thesaurus for electronic indexing and retrieval of chronobiologic references
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Medicine, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 24:1213-29. 2007
    ..For common chronobiologic concepts and definitions, the use of available MeSH headings appears to often yield inconsistent and inaccurate results; moreover, the MeSH thesaurus remains incomplete...
  2. doi request reprint Circadian rhythms and cardiovascular health
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Sleep Med Rev 16:151-66. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Platelet alpha2-adrenoceptor alterations in patients with essential hypertension are normalized after treatment with doxazosin but not propranolol
    F Portaluppi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
    J Hypertens 18:217-21. 2000
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Ethics and methods for biological rhythm research on animals and human beings
    Francesco Portaluppi
    International Society for Chronobiology, Hypertension Center, Department of Medicine, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 27:1911-29. 2010
    ..The journal editors strive to consistently achieve high standards for the research of original and review papers reported in Chronobiology International, and current examples of expectations are presented herein...
  5. doi request reprint Perspectives on the chronotherapy of hypertension based on the results of the MAPEC study
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Medicine, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 27:1652-67. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Ethical and methodological standards for laboratory and medical biological rhythm research
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Medicine, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 25:999-1016. 2008
    ..An important aspect of the peer review of manuscripts submitted to Chronobiology International entails judgment of the conformity of research protocols and methods to the standards described in this article...
  7. doi request reprint Do restless legs syndrome (RLS) and periodic limb movements of sleep (PLMS) play a role in nocturnal hypertension and increased cardiovascular risk of renally impaired patients?
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center and Clinica Medica, University Hospital S Anna of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 26:1206-21. 2009
    ..In renal failure, attention to sleep quality and related perturbations of the sleep/wake cycle may help prevent the occurrence and progression of cardiovascular disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronobiology and chronotherapy of ischemic heart disease
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 59:952-65. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythms in cardiac arrhythmias and opportunities for their chronotherapy
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 59:940-51. 2007
    ..Further research in this field is warranted and could bring new insight and clinical advantage...
  10. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress in essential hypertension
    F Portaluppi
    Hypertension Center, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 10:1695-8. 2004
    ....
  11. pmc Predictive value of admission N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and renal function in older people hospitalized for dyspnoea
    Fabio Fabbian
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Clinica Medica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria S Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    Dis Markers 35:735-40. 2013
    ..We investigated the relationship between NT-pro-BNP, glomerular filtration rate (GFR), and all-cause mortality rates in a cohort of older people discharged from an internal medicine unit after admission for dyspnoea...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dipper and non-dipper blood pressure 24-hour patterns: circadian rhythm-dependent physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms
    Fabio Fabbian
    Section of Clinica Medica, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 30:17-30. 2013
    ..This knowledge contributes to a better understanding of the pathophysiology of abnormalities of the 24-h BP pattern and level and their correction through circadian rhythm-based chronotherapeutic strategies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four-hour patterns in occurrence and pathophysiology of acute cardiovascular events and ischemic heart disease
    Roberto Manfredini
    Section of Clinica Medica, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 30:6-16. 2013
    ..e., circadian time, in proportion to need as determined by established temporal patterns in risk of CV events, and in a manner that averts or minimizes undesired side effects...
  14. doi request reprint In-hospital mortality in patients with renal dysfunction admitted for myocardial infarction: the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy database of hospital admissions
    Fabio Fabbian
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinica Medica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Via Aldo Moro, 44124, Ferrara, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:769-75. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate in-hospital mortality for MI in chronic kidney disease (CKD), in end-stage renal disease (ESRD), and in subjects admitted for MI without renal dysfunction living in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based statin prescription for cardiovascular protection in renal impairment
    Fabio Fabbian
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Clinica Medica, University of Ferrara, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria S Anna, Corso Giovecca, 203, 44123 Ferrara, Italy
    Clin Exp Nephrol 15:456-63. 2011
    ..Patients on renal replacement therapy could obtain an advantage from this treatment; however, the patient's clinical prognosis should be taken into account when evaluating treatment...
  16. doi request reprint In-hospital mortality for pulmonary embolism: relationship with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease. The hospital admission and discharge database of the Emilia Romagna region of Italy
    Fabio Fabbian
    Clinica Medica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, University of Ferrara, via Aldo Moro 8, 44124, Cona, Ferrara, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 8:735-40. 2013
    ..065, 95 % CI 1.016-1.116, p = 0.008). Age and comorbidity are associated with in-hospital mortality for PE, whereas CKD does not appear to be an independent predictor of adverse outcomes in patients hospitalized for PE...
  17. doi request reprint Risk factors for renal disease and urinary abnormalities in men and women: data from the World Kidney Day in the province of Ferrara, Italy
    Fabio Fabbian
    Clinica Medica, Department of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria S Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    Ren Fail 35:440-5. 2013
    ..World Kidney Day (WKD) has been planned to improve disease prevention. The aim of this study was to evaluate CKD risk factors and urinary abnormalities, collected on WKD along several years, in men and women...
  18. doi request reprint Relationship between N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide plasma levels and renal function evaluated with different formulae in older adult subjects admitted because of dyspnea
    Fabio Fabbian
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Clinical Medicine, University Hospital St Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    Gerontology 58:50-5. 2012
    ..Reduced renal function increases NT-proBNP concentrations, and therefore it might be a confounding factor in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Low molecular weight heparins and glomerular filtration rate: a report to be considered
    Fabio Fabbian
    Clinica Medica, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 9:693-7. 2011
    ..Further studies relating glomerular filtration rate to LMWH effectiveness and side effects are required...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for metabolic syndrome in stable Italian renal transplant patients
    Fabio Fabbian
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Hospital St Anna, University of Ferrara, Corso Giovecca, 203, 44123 Ferrara, Italy
    Clin Exp Nephrol 15:560-6. 2011
    ..The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) in renal transplant recipients (RTR) is still under investigation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of doxazosin and propranolol on A2A adenosine receptors in essential hypertension
    Katia Varani
    Pharmacology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Hypertension 40:909-13. 2002
    ..The binding and functional parameters of A2A adenosine receptors appear to be normalized after treatment with doxazosin but not with propranolol...
  22. doi request reprint Stroke and renal dysfunction: are we always conscious of this relationship?
    Fabio Fabbian
    Clinica Medica, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 18:305-11. 2012
    ..Reduced renal function and risk of stroke appear to be related to the highest risk of patients on dialysis treatment. Primary and secondary prevention of stroke should be encouraged in participants with renal dysfunction...
  23. ncbi request reprint Influence of circadian rhythm on mortality after myocardial infarction: data from a prospective cohort of emergency calls
    Roberto Manfredini
    Section of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, I 14400 Ferrara, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 22:555-9. 2004
    ..This could be of practical interest for emergency doctors and could have significant implications for acute treatment, because several studies have reported a lowered efficacy of thrombolytic drugs in the morning hours...
  24. ncbi request reprint Daily and circadian rhythms of tissue factor pathway inhibitor and factor VII activity
    Mirko Pinotti
    Deparment of di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita di Ferrara, Via L Borsari 46, 44100 Ferrara, Italia
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:646-9. 2005
    ..We sought for temporal fluctuations of tissue factor pathway inhibitor (TFPI) activity in human and mouse plasma...
  25. pmc Circadian pattern in occurrence of renal colic in an emergency department: analysis of patients' notes
    Roberto Manfredini
    First Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara Medical School, Via Savonarola 9, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    BMJ 324:767. 2002
  26. doi request reprint Elevated NT-proBNP levels should be interpreted in elderly patients presenting with dyspnea
    Fabio Fabbian
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Hospital St Anna, Corso Giovecca, 203, I 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 22:108-11. 2011
    ..On the other hand many other diseases could affect BNP levels. The aim of this study was to investigate a group of elderly patients admitted to an Internal Medicine unit because of dyspnea...
  27. doi request reprint Estimation of renal function in patients with eating disorders
    Fabio Fabbian
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Hospital, St Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    Int J Eat Disord 44:233-7. 2011
    ..Clinical application of different formulae in conditions with severe energy restriction or in obese subjects is still a matter of investigation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythms in mouse blood coagulation
    Cristiano Bertolucci
    Department of Biology and Neuroscience Centre, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    J Biol Rhythms 20:219-24. 2005
    ..These findings help to elucidate the complex control on the coagulation process and might contribute in explaining the temporal variations in the frequency of cardiovascular events observed in humans...
  29. ncbi request reprint Morning preference in onset of symptomatic third-degree atrioventricular heart block
    Roberto Manfredini
    Internal Medicine and Hypertension Center, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara Medical School, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 19:785-91. 2002
    ....
  30. pmc Pulmonary hypertension in dialysis patients: a cross-sectional italian study
    Fabio Fabbian
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Hospital St Anna, Corso Giovecca 203, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    Int J Nephrol 2011:283475. 2011
    ..861, 95% CI 0.766-0.967, P = .011). Conclusions. PHT is frequent in dialysis patients, it appears to be a late complication of HD treatment, mainly related to cardiac performance and cardiovascular disease history...
  31. ncbi request reprint Chronobiological patterns of acute aortic dissection
    Rajendra H Mehta
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Circulation 106:1110-5. 2002
    ..However, the effects of the time of the day, the day of the week, or monthly/seasonal changes on acute aortic dissection (AAD) have not been well studied...
  32. ncbi request reprint Circadian variation of blood pressure: the basis for the chronotherapy of hypertension
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, 36200 Spain
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 59:904-22. 2007
    ..The features of the circadian BP profile have direct implications for improving the drug-delivery of antihypertensive therapies as well as the qualification of patients for medication trials and assessment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Chronotherapy of hypertension: administration-time-dependent effects of treatment on the circadian pattern of blood pressure
    Ramon C Hermida
    Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario, Vigo, 36200 Spain
    Adv Drug Deliv Rev 59:923-39. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Biological rhythms, medication safety, and women's health
    Michael H Smolensky
    University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:38-46. 2005
    ..Medication trials must be comprehensive and representative of women and men of different life stages, ethnicities, and likely times (morning vs. evening) of drug use...
  35. ncbi request reprint Chronotherapy in hypertensive patients: administration-time dependent effects of treatment on blood pressure regulation
    Ramon C Hermida
    University of Vigo, Bioengineering and Chronobiology Laboratories, Campus Universitario, Vigo, Spain
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 5:463-75. 2007
    ..Chronotherapy provides a means of individualizing the treatment of hypertension according to the circadian BP profile of each patient, and constitutes a new option to optimize BP control and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of sleep-wake cycle on blood pressure circadian rhythms and hypertension
    Michael H Smolensky
    School of Public Health, RAS W606, The University of Texas Houston Health Sciences Center, 1200 Herman Pressler, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sleep Med 8:668-80. 2007
    ..In any case, changes in the circadian BP rhythm are known to be strongly related to one's risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, thus representing strong prognostic indicators worthy of further investigation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the efficacy of morning versus evening administration of olmesartan in uncomplicated essential hypertension
    Michael H Smolensky
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston Health Sciences Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Chronobiol Int 24:171-81. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Typical chest pain and onset of acute myocardial infarction in a prospective cohort of emergency calls
    Roberto Manfredini
    Ann Emerg Med 41:759; author reply 759-60. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Loss of nocturnal blood pressure fall in patients with renal impairment
    Francesco Portaluppi
    Arch Intern Med 166:2158-9; author reply 2159. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Ethics, standards, and procedures of animal and human chronobiology research
    Yvan Touitou
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France
    Chronobiol Int 23:1083-96. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Regarding "The safety, efficacy and pharmacoeconomics of low-dose alteplase compared with urokinase for catheter-directed thrombolysis of arterial and venous occlusions"
    Roberto Manfredini
    J Vasc Surg 38:411-2. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Morning surge in blood pressure as a predictor of silent and clinical cerebrovascular disease in elderly hypertensives
    Roberto Manfredini
    Circulation 108:e72-3; author reply e72-3. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint ST segment monitoring as a predictor of reperfusion after blood transfusion in a patient with acute non-Q-wave myocardial infarction
    Benedetta Boari
    Am J Emerg Med 21:449. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Ethical principles and standards for the conduct of human and animal biological rhythm research
    Yvan Touitou
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France
    Chronobiol Int 21:161-70. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Circadian variability in hemorrhagic stroke
    Ilaria Casetta
    JAMA 287:1266-7. 2002