Franco Valenza

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Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preoperative changes of forced vital capacity due to body position do not correlate with postoperative respiratory function in obese subjects
    F Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia Rianimazione Intensiva e Subintensiva e Terapia del dolore, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 79:342-8. 2013
  2. pmc Sodium bicarbonate treatment during transient or sustained lactic acidemia in normoxic and normotensive rats
    Franco Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia, Rianimazione e Terapia del Dolore, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e46035. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Extracorporeal lung perfusion and ventilation to improve donor lung function and increase the number of organs available for transplantation
    F Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia, Terapia Intensiva e Subintensiva e Terapia del Dolore, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Transplant Proc 44:1826-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint β-adrenergic agonist infusion during extracorporeal lung perfusion: effects on glucose concentration in the perfusion fluid and on lung function
    Franco Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia, Terapia Intensiva e Subintensiva e Terapia del Dolore, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via F Sforza 35, Milan, Italy
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:524-30. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of the beach chair position, positive end-expiratory pressure, and pneumoperitoneum on respiratory function in morbidly obese patients during anesthesia and paralysis
    Franco Valenza
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Anesthesiology 107:725-32. 2007
  6. pmc Do recruitment maneuvers simply improve oxygenation?
    Franco Valenza
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico Ca Granda, Via F, Sforza 35, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Crit Care 14:173. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of mechanical ventilation during laparoscopic surgery
    Franco Valenza
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Anestesiologia, Terapia Intensiva e Scienze Dermatologiche, Via Festa del Perdono n 7, Milano, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 24:227-41. 2010
  8. pmc Lactate as a marker of energy failure in critically ill patients: hypothesis
    Franco Valenza
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena Fondazione IRCCS di Natura Pubblica, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care 9:588-93. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The consumption of glucose during ex vivo lung perfusion correlates with lung edema
    F Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia, Terapia Intensiva e Subintensiva e Terapia del Dolore, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:993-6. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Prone position delays the progression of ventilator-induced lung injury in rats: does lung strain distribution play a role?
    Franco Valenza
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano IRCCS, Via F Sforza 35, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Crit Care Med 33:361-7. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Preoperative changes of forced vital capacity due to body position do not correlate with postoperative respiratory function in obese subjects
    F Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia Rianimazione Intensiva e Subintensiva e Terapia del dolore, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 79:342-8. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that preoperative changes in dynamic spirometry due to body posture would correlate with the drop of forced vital capacity (FVC) measured early after surgery...
  2. pmc Sodium bicarbonate treatment during transient or sustained lactic acidemia in normoxic and normotensive rats
    Franco Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia, Rianimazione e Terapia del Dolore, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e46035. 2012
    ..We set up an experimental model of lactic acid infusion in normoxic and normotensive rats to investigate the systemic effects of lactic acidemia per se without the confounding factor of an underlying organic cause of acidosis...
  3. doi request reprint Extracorporeal lung perfusion and ventilation to improve donor lung function and increase the number of organs available for transplantation
    F Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia, Terapia Intensiva e Subintensiva e Terapia del Dolore, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Transplant Proc 44:1826-9. 2012
    ..Ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) has been validated as a valuable technique to increase the pool of organs available for lung transplantation...
  4. doi request reprint β-adrenergic agonist infusion during extracorporeal lung perfusion: effects on glucose concentration in the perfusion fluid and on lung function
    Franco Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia, Terapia Intensiva e Subintensiva e Terapia del Dolore, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via F Sforza 35, Milan, Italy
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:524-30. 2012
    ..We investigated whether salbutamol, a β-adrenergic receptor agonist known to upregulate fluid transport in the lung, modulates glucose concentration in the perfusate during EVLP...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of the beach chair position, positive end-expiratory pressure, and pneumoperitoneum on respiratory function in morbidly obese patients during anesthesia and paralysis
    Franco Valenza
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Anesthesiology 107:725-32. 2007
    ..The authors studied the effects of the beach chair (BC) position, 10 cm H2O positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP), and pneumoperitoneum on respiratory function in morbidly obese patients undergoing laparoscopic gastric banding...
  6. pmc Do recruitment maneuvers simply improve oxygenation?
    Franco Valenza
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico Ca Granda, Via F, Sforza 35, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Crit Care 14:173. 2010
    ..When a recruitment maneuver is performed, the patho-physiological consequences of lung recruitment should guide clinicians more than oxygenation improvement alone...
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of mechanical ventilation during laparoscopic surgery
    Franco Valenza
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Anestesiologia, Terapia Intensiva e Scienze Dermatologiche, Via Festa del Perdono n 7, Milano, Italy
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 24:227-41. 2010
    ..Ventilatory and non-ventilatory strategies to protect the lung are discussed...
  8. pmc Lactate as a marker of energy failure in critically ill patients: hypothesis
    Franco Valenza
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena Fondazione IRCCS di Natura Pubblica, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care 9:588-93. 2005
    ..Conversely, once the mitochondria are deranged, energy failure occurs even in the presence of normoxia. The lactate increase in critically ill patients may therefore be viewed as an early marker of a potentially reversible state...
  9. doi request reprint The consumption of glucose during ex vivo lung perfusion correlates with lung edema
    F Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia, Terapia Intensiva e Subintensiva e Terapia del Dolore, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:993-6. 2011
    ..Ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) has been recently proposed to recondition organs before transplantation from donors with marginal or unacceptable features. The aim of our investigation was to explore glucose consumption during EVLP...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prone position delays the progression of ventilator-induced lung injury in rats: does lung strain distribution play a role?
    Franco Valenza
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano IRCCS, Via F Sforza 35, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Crit Care Med 33:361-7. 2005
    ..To investigate if prone position delays the progression of experimental ventilator-induced lung injury, possibly due to a more homogeneous distribution of strain within lung parenchyma...
  11. pmc Prevalence of endotoxemia after surgery and its association with ICU length of stay
    Franco Valenza
    Dipartimento di Anestesia, Rianimazione Intensiva e Subintensiva e Terapia del Dolore, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Crit Care 13:R102. 2009
    ..The aim of this observational study was to investigate the prevalence of endotoxemia after surgery and its association with ICU length of stay...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of continuous negative extra-abdominal pressure on cardiorespiratory function during abdominal hypertension: an experimental study
    Franco Valenza
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via F Sforza 35, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 31:105-11. 2005
    ..To investigate whether negative extra-abdominal pressure (NEXAP) improves respiratory function and induces a blood shift from the intrathoracic compartment and to assess whether these effects are influenced by abdominal pressure...
  13. doi request reprint Lung stress and strain during mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Davide Chiumello
    Dipartimento di Anestesia, Rianimazione, Intensiva e Subintensivae, Terapia del Dolore, Fondazione IRCCS, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli Regina Elena di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:346-55. 2008
    ..Lung injury caused by a ventilator results from nonphysiologic lung stress (transpulmonary pressure) and strain (inflated volume to functional residual capacity ratio)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Positive end-expiratory pressure delays the progression of lung injury during ventilator strategies involving high airway pressure and lung overdistention
    Franco Valenza
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, Italy
    Crit Care Med 31:1993-8. 2003
    ..This study, however, set out to investigate the protective role of PEEP with respect to the time needed to reach similar levels of lung injury...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intra-abdominal pressure may be decreased non-invasively by continuous negative extra-abdominal pressure (NEXAP)
    Franco Valenza
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via F Sforza 35, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 29:2063-7. 2003
    ..To investigate the possibility of artificially decreasing intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) by applying continuous negative pressure around the abdomen...
  16. ncbi request reprint Static and dynamic components of esophageal and central venous pressure during intra-abdominal hypertension
    Franco Valenza
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Fondazione Policlinico Ospedale Maggiore, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Crit Care Med 35:1575-81. 2007
    ..To investigate the effects of intra-abdominal hypertension on esophageal and central venous pressure considering values obtained at end-expiration (i.e., in static conditions) and during tidal volume delivery (i.e., in dynamic conditions)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Decrease in PaCO2 with prone position is predictive of improved outcome in acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Luciano Gattinoni
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care Med 31:2727-33. 2003
    ..To determine whether gas exchange improvement in response to the prone position is associated with an improved outcome in acute lung injury (ALI)/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute respiratory distress syndrome, the critical care paradigm: what we learned and what we forgot
    Luciano Gattinoni
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Policlinico IRCCS, Milano, Italy
    Curr Opin Crit Care 10:272-8. 2004
    ..Measurements of variables as transpulmonary pressure and end expiratory lung volume, for a rational setting of mechanical ventilation, should be introduced in routine clinical practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint The role of CT-scan studies for the diagnosis and therapy of acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Luciano Gattinoni
    Istituto di Anestesiologia e Rianimazione, Dipartimento di Anestesia, Rianimazione, e Terapia del Dolore, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Clin Chest Med 27:559-70; abstract vii. 2006
    ..CT assessment of lung recruitability seems to be a prerequisite for a rational setting of positive end-expiratory pressure...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary computed tomography and adult respiratory distress syndrome
    Luciano Gattinoni
    Istituto de Anestesia e Rianimazione, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Policlinico IRCCS, Italy
    Swiss Med Wkly 135:169-74. 2005
    ..In this brief review we will emphasize the most relevant new knowledge achieved using CT scanning and we will briefly discuss its clinical use in ARDS patients...
  21. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: chest wall elastance in acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome patients
    Luciano Gattinoni
    Institute of Anesthesia and Critical Care, University of Milan, Policlinico IRCCS Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care 8:350-5. 2004
    ..It is always important in the most critically ill patients to assess the intra-abdominal pressure and the chest wall elastance...
  22. ncbi request reprint Equal increases in respiratory system elastance reflect similar lung damage in experimental ventilator-induced lung injury
    Silvio Sibilla
    Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano, IRCCS, Via F Sforza n 35, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 28:196-203. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that a 50% increase in respiratory system elastance (Ers) would indicate similar degree of lung damage (equi-damage, ED), independently of ventilation strategy...