R Valle

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [A comprehensive management system for heart failure improves clinical outcomes and reduces medical resource utilization]
    Roberto Valle
    Ambulatorio per lo Scompenso Cardiaco, UO di Cardiologia, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, VE
    Ital Heart J Suppl 5:282-91. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint [Is early discharge possible in patients with uncomplicated heart failure? Cost-efficacy analysis]
    Roberto Valle
    Unità per lo Scompenso Cardiaco Ospedale Civile, Via Sauro, 25 30027 San Donà, di Piave, VE
    Ital Heart J Suppl 4:965-72. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint [Proposed protocol for the ambulatory management of patients discharged with heart failure diagnosis: collaborative project Venice-HF]
    Roberto Valle
    Ambulatorio per lo Scompenso Cardiaco, U O di Cardiologia, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, VE
    Ital Heart J Suppl 5:282-91. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of plasma brain natriuretic peptide, urea nitrogen, and creatinine in outpatients >70 years of age with heart failure
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce, Carle Cuneo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:705-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide predicts postdischarge prognosis in elderly patients admitted due to cardiogenic pulmonary edema
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, Italy
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:202-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Fall in readmission rate for heart failure after implementation of B-type natriuretic peptide testing for discharge decision: a retrospective study
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 126:400-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint [BNP-guided therapy optimizes the timing of discharge and the medium term risk stratification in patients admitted for congestive heart failure]
    Roberto Valle
    Centro per lo scompenso cardiaco, Unità Operativa Complessa di Cardiologia, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 68:154-64. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Heart failure in Eastern Veneto: prevalence, hospitalization rate, adherence to guidelines and social costs]
    Roberto Valle
    Centro per lo scompenso cardiaco U O Cardiologia UTIC, San Dona di Piave
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 66:63-74. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The NT-proBNP assay identifies very elderly nursing home residents suffering from pre-clinical heart failure
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Cardiology Department, Ospedale Civile, Via Sauro, 30027, San Dona di Piave, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:542-51. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The BNP assay does not identify mild left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in asymptomatic diabetic patients
    R Valle
    Heart Failure Centre, Cardiology Unit, Ospedale Civile, Via Sauro 26, San Dona di Piave, I 30027 VE, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 7:40-4. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint [A comprehensive management system for heart failure improves clinical outcomes and reduces medical resource utilization]
    Roberto Valle
    Ambulatorio per lo Scompenso Cardiaco, UO di Cardiologia, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, VE
    Ital Heart J Suppl 5:282-91. 2004
    ..Hospital admissions for heart failure are common and readmission rates are high. Many admissions and readmissions may be avoidable, so that alternative strategies are needed to improve long-term management...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Is early discharge possible in patients with uncomplicated heart failure? Cost-efficacy analysis]
    Roberto Valle
    Unità per lo Scompenso Cardiaco Ospedale Civile, Via Sauro, 25 30027 San Donà, di Piave, VE
    Ital Heart J Suppl 4:965-72. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that a rapid optimization of care and a guideline-based approach would allow an early discharge of patients, still maintaining a greater quality and efficiency of care...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Proposed protocol for the ambulatory management of patients discharged with heart failure diagnosis: collaborative project Venice-HF]
    Roberto Valle
    Ambulatorio per lo Scompenso Cardiaco, U O di Cardiologia, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, VE
    Ital Heart J Suppl 5:282-91. 2004
    ..Hospital admissions for heart failure are common and readmission rates are high. Many admissions and readmissions may be avoidable, so that alternative strategies are needed to improve long-term management...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of plasma brain natriuretic peptide, urea nitrogen, and creatinine in outpatients >70 years of age with heart failure
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale S Croce, Carle Cuneo, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:705-9. 2005
    ..0001). In patients with HF who were >70 years old, BNP, NYHA class, and renal function predicted adverse outcome. In patients with severe HF, BNP was better than NYHA class in predicting future events...
  5. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide predicts postdischarge prognosis in elderly patients admitted due to cardiogenic pulmonary edema
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, Italy
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 15:202-7. 2006
    ..3200; p=0.0174), to the highest, for BNP > or = 500 pg/mL (HR=3.6233; p=0.0009). This study demonstrates that BNP is useful in predischarge risk stratification of elderly patients with cardiogenic pulmonary edema...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fall in readmission rate for heart failure after implementation of B-type natriuretic peptide testing for discharge decision: a retrospective study
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 126:400-6. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint [BNP-guided therapy optimizes the timing of discharge and the medium term risk stratification in patients admitted for congestive heart failure]
    Roberto Valle
    Centro per lo scompenso cardiaco, Unità Operativa Complessa di Cardiologia, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 68:154-64. 2007
    ..Neurohormonal activation characterizes the disease; plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP), is correlated with the severity of left ventricular dysfunction and relates to outcome...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Heart failure in Eastern Veneto: prevalence, hospitalization rate, adherence to guidelines and social costs]
    Roberto Valle
    Centro per lo scompenso cardiaco U O Cardiologia UTIC, San Dona di Piave
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 66:63-74. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the assumption of furosemide lends itself as a good marker for identifying patients with heart failure. Patient identification is simple, cheap and cost-efficient, and can be easily reproduced in other regional areas...
  9. ncbi request reprint The NT-proBNP assay identifies very elderly nursing home residents suffering from pre-clinical heart failure
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Cardiology Department, Ospedale Civile, Via Sauro, 30027, San Dona di Piave, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:542-51. 2005
    ..Recently, brain natriuretic peptides have emerged as important diagnostic and prognostic serum markers for congestive heart failure...
  10. ncbi request reprint The BNP assay does not identify mild left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in asymptomatic diabetic patients
    R Valle
    Heart Failure Centre, Cardiology Unit, Ospedale Civile, Via Sauro 26, San Dona di Piave, I 30027 VE, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 7:40-4. 2006
    ..We examined the usefulness of BNP for screening for left ventricular (LV) diastolic dysfunction in a sample of type 2 diabetic patients, without structural heart disorder, who have never presented symptoms or signs of heart failure (HF)...
  11. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic Peptide-guided treatment for predicting outcome in patients hospitalized in sub-intensive care unit with acute heart failure
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, S Donà di Piave Venice
    J Card Fail 14:219-24. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to demonstrate that variations in BNP levels during hormone-guided treatment and measured body hydration status enable the timing of the patient's discharge to be optimized...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prognostic role of B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with diabetes and acute decompensated heart failure
    N Aspromonte
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale S Croce Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    Diabet Med 24:124-30. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint [Heart failure in nursing homes: prevalence, hospitalization, compliance to guidelines]
    R Valle
    Unita Operativa di Cardiologia, Ospedale Civile, ASL 10 Veneto Orientale, San Donà di Piave VE
    Ital Heart J Suppl 2:772-4. 2001
    ..The prevalence of heart failure, the hospitalization rates for DRG 127 and the adherence to the recommendations included in the guidelines on pharmacological treatment among very old persons are poorly known...
  14. ncbi request reprint Early diagnosis of congestive heart failure: clinical utility of B-type natriuretic peptide testing associated with Doppler echocardiography
    Nadia Aspromonte
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Santo Spirito Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 7:406-13. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide can predict the medium-term risk in patients with acute heart failure and preserved systolic function
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, San Dona di Piave, Italy
    J Card Fail 11:498-503. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that measurement of BNP levels in ambulatory patients with HF and preserved LVEF can predict the occurrence of cardiovascular events in the next 6 months...
  16. doi request reprint Plasma brain natriuretic peptide predicts short-term clinical outcome in heart failure patients with restrictive filling pattern
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases Ospedale Santa Croce Carle Cuneo, Cuneo, Italy
    J Card Fail 14:420-5. 2008
    ..Plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is an important parameter of severity in congestive heart failure (CHF). We analyzed if BNP might stratify 6-month clinical outcome in outpatients with CHF with restrictive mitral filling pattern...
  17. ncbi request reprint Inpatient monitoring and prognostic importance of B-type natriuretic peptide
    Nadia Aspromonte
    Heart Failure Unit, St Spirito Hospital, Cardiology, Rome, Italy
    Congest Heart Fail 14:30-4. 2008
    ..The addition of predischarge BNP levels to a clinical/instrumental decisional score for discharge decision should make possible the detection of high-risk patients who need reinforced treatment or follow-up...
  18. ncbi request reprint Rapid brain natriuretic peptide test and Doppler echocardiography for early diagnosis of mild heart failure
    Nadia Aspromonte
    Heart Failure Unit and Department of Cardiology, Santo Spirito Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Clin Chem 52:1802-8. 2006
    ..The early identification of patients at risk for the development of clinical heart failure (HF) is a new challenge in an effort to improve outcomes...
  19. doi request reprint Use of brain natriuretic Peptide and bioimpedance to guide therapy in heart failure patients
    Roberto Valle
    Department of Cardiology, Ospedale Civile, Chioggia, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 164:209-16. 2010
    ..This could in the next future offer an aid in monitoring heart failure patients or actively guiding optimal titration of therapy...
  20. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic Peptide: application in the community
    Ken McDonald
    St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Congest Heart Fail 14:12-6. 2008
    ..The following review will outline established and potential new roles for natriuretic peptide assessment in the community...
  21. ncbi request reprint Correlation between cognitive impairment and prognostic parameters in patients with congestive heart failure
    Mauro Feola
    Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Ospedale Santa Croce ASL, Cuneo, Italy
    Arch Med Res 38:234-9. 2007
    ..Cognitive impairment has been observed in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). We analyzed in-hospital CHF patients with neuropsychological tests attempting to correlate the results with prognostic parameters...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Recommendations for the clinical use of cardiac natriuretic peptides]
    Michele Emdin
    Istituto di Fisiologia Clinica del CNR, Pisa
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:308-25. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the clinical use of cardiac natriuretic peptides
    Michele Emdin
    Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Pisa, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:430-46. 2005