Davide Pacini

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Visceral organ protection in aortic arch surgery: safety of moderate hypothermia†
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:438-43. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Hybrid repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysm: a two-stage approach
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1496-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Acute aortic dissection: epidemiology and outcomes
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:2806-12. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Acute type A aortic dissection: significance of multiorgan malperfusion
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:820-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Primary benign cardiac tumours: long-term results
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:812-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Aortic valve-sparing operations
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:933-40. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Use of the Valsalva graft and long-term follow-up
    Ruggero De Paulis
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, European Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:S23-7; discussion S45-51. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Bio-Valsalva prosthesis: 'new' conduit for 'old' patients
    Roberto Di Bartolomeo
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:1062-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Aortic valve replacement: results and predictors of mortality from a contemporary series of 2256 patients
    Marco Di Eusanio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:940-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Reliability of new scores in predicting perioperative mortality after mitral valve surgery
    Fabio Barili
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Croce Hospital, Cuneo, Italy Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1008-12. 2014

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  1. ncbi request reprint Visceral organ protection in aortic arch surgery: safety of moderate hypothermia†
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:438-43. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to retrospectively evaluate the outcome of aortic arch surgery using ASCP at different temperatures, focusing on visceral functions (VFs)...
  2. doi request reprint Hybrid repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysm: a two-stage approach
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1496-8. 2013
    ..We report the experience of our institution using a hybrid technique in a subgroup of high-risk patients in an attempt to improve the results. ..
  3. doi request reprint Acute aortic dissection: epidemiology and outcomes
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:2806-12. 2013
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine the incidence and mortality rates of AAD in the general population and to analyze its clinical features...
  4. doi request reprint Acute type A aortic dissection: significance of multiorgan malperfusion
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:820-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to review the Emilia-Romagna experience in the treatment of AAAD and to evaluate the effect of malperfusion on mortality and morbidity...
  5. doi request reprint Primary benign cardiac tumours: long-term results
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:812-9. 2012
    ..Primary heart tumours are rare lesions with variegated histological types. We reviewed our 35 years experience with a significant number of primary benign cardiac tumour cases...
  6. doi request reprint Aortic valve-sparing operations
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:933-40. 2010
    ..This article summarizes the principal methods of valve-sparing procedures, and describes the advantages and disadvantages of each method, and their impact on patient outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Use of the Valsalva graft and long-term follow-up
    Ruggero De Paulis
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, European Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:S23-7; discussion S45-51. 2010
    ..We reviewed a multicenter experience of the reimplantation procedure with the Valsalva graft in patients with aneurysms involving the aortic root...
  8. doi request reprint Bio-Valsalva prosthesis: 'new' conduit for 'old' patients
    Roberto Di Bartolomeo
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:1062-6. 2008
    ..The Bio-Valsalva graft, readily available in different sizes, demonstrates ease of implantability and shows good haemostatic characteristics. More patients and a longer follow-up are necessary to confirm the advantages of this graft...
  9. doi request reprint Aortic valve replacement: results and predictors of mortality from a contemporary series of 2256 patients
    Marco Di Eusanio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:940-7. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Reliability of new scores in predicting perioperative mortality after mitral valve surgery
    Fabio Barili
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Croce Hospital, Cuneo, Italy Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1008-12. 2014
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Early results of valve-sparing reimplantation procedure using the Valsalva conduit: a multicenter study
    Davide Pacini
    Cardiac Surgery Department, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:865-71; discussion 871-2. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the midterm clinical results of valve-preserving aortic root reconstruction by means of a modified conduit incorporating sinuses of Valsalva...
  12. doi request reprint Short- and midterm results after hybrid treatment of chronic aortic dissection with the frozen elephant trunk technique
    Marco Di Eusanio
    Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna University, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:875-80. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine our experience with the frozen elephant trunk in patients with chronic aortic dissection...
  13. doi request reprint Reliability of new scores in predicting perioperative mortality after isolated aortic valve surgery: a comparison with the society of thoracic surgeons score and logistic EuroSCORE
    Fabio Barili
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Croce Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1539-44. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Treatment of complex disease of the thoracic aorta: the frozen elephant trunk technique with the E-vita open prosthesis
    Roberto Di Bartolomeo
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:671-5; discussion 675-6. 2009
    ..The most recent development of the classic elephant trunk technique, the 'frozen elephant trunk' technique, represents the combination of an endovascular approach with a conventional surgical treatment for a hybrid approach...
  15. ncbi request reprint Antegrade selective cerebral perfusion in thoracic aorta surgery: safety of moderate hypothermia
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:618-22. 2007
    ..The study analyzed the outcomes of aortic surgery using ASCP at different degree of systemic hypothermia...
  16. doi request reprint Contemporary outcomes of conventional aortic valve replacement in 638 octogenarians: insights from an Italian Regional Cardiac Surgery Registry (RERIC)
    Marco Di Eusanio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:1247-52; discussion 1252-3. 2012
    ..Accordingly, we evaluated contemporary outcomes and identified predictors of reduced survival in a large series of octogenarians undergoing AVR...
  17. doi request reprint Endovascular treatment for acute traumatic transection of the descending aorta: focus on operative timing and left subclavian artery management
    Luca Botta
    Cardiothoracovascular Department, University Hospital S Orsola, Bologna, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:1558-63. 2008
    ..The operative timing and management of acute traumatic aortic rupture are matters of debate. We reviewed our experience with endovascular repair of acute traumatic aortic rupture, focusing on these topics...
  18. ncbi request reprint Traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta: ten years of delayed management
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:880-4. 2005
    ..Traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta is a highly fatal condition in which patient outcome is strongly conditioned by other associated injuries. Delayed aortic treatment has been proposed to improve results...
  19. ncbi request reprint Saccular aneurysm at the aortic isthmus
    Sofia Martin-Suarez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Policlinico S Orsola, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:744. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of aortic valve replacement in the elderly
    Bruno Chiappini
    University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Melpighi, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna 9 40138, Italy
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:359-65. 2003
    ..88). Our study confirms the good outcome of aortic valve replacement in elderly patients even in octagenarians and only concomitant CABG procedures increase the operative risk, reducing long-term survival (P<0.05)...
  21. doi request reprint Antegrade selective cerebral perfusion and moderate hypothermia in aortic arch surgery: clinical outcomes in elderly patients
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42:249-53; discussion 253. 2012
    ..To evaluate the outcome in elderly patients (≥ 75 years) undergoing elective aortic arch surgery with the aid of selective antegrade cerebral perfusion (SACP) and moderate hypothermic circulatory arrest (HCA)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does preoperative degree of aortic insufficiency influence early and midterm results of sparing surgery?
    Davide Pacini
    Cardiothoracovascular Department, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Acta Cardiol 64:171-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of preoperative aortic incompetence degree on the early and midterm outcomes of sparing surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cerebral functions and metabolism after antegrade selective cerebral perfusion in aortic arch surgery
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:1322-31. 2010
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  24. ncbi request reprint Stent repair of aortic perianastomotic leak after aortic arch and descending aorta replacement
    Emanuela Angeli
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Radiology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:951-3. 2004
    ..We successfully treated the leak by means of an endovascular stent graft procedure. These combined procedures may be useful to resolve surgical complications particularly in case of high operative risk...
  25. doi request reprint Giant aneurysm of venous aorto-right renal artery bypass
    Luca Di Marco
    Cardiac Surgery Department, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:610-2. 2013
    ..At 2-year follow-up, the angio-computed tomography (angio-CT) scan showed the patency of the bypass between the right common iliac artery and the right renal artery...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dynamic compression of the left coronary artery late after a Bentall operation: a rare cause of unstable angina
    Luca Botta
    Departmaent of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Heart Lung Circ 16:452-3. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Giant postdissection aneurysm of the ascending aorta after aortic valve replacement
    Sofia Martin-Suarez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Policlinico S Orsola, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1309. 2003
  28. doi request reprint Biology of mitral valve prolapse: the harvest is big, but the workers are few
    Claudia Loardi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Unit for Clinical Research in Atherothrombosis, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 151:129-35. 2011
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The elusive link between aortic wall histology and echocardiographic anatomy in bicuspid aortic valve: implications for prophylactic surgery
    Ornella Leone
    Department of Pathology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:322-7. 2012
    ..We aimed to identify clinical and echocardiography predictors of histological abnormalities of the aortic wall in patients with bicuspid aortic valve undergoing aortic surgery...
  30. doi request reprint Coronary artery bypass grafting vs percutaneous coronary intervention in a 'real-world' setting: a comparative effectiveness study based on propensity score-matched cohorts
    Daniela Fortuna
    Regional Agency for Health and Social Care of Emilia Romagna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:e16-24. 2013
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  31. ncbi request reprint Surgery for atrial fibrillation with radiofrequency ablation: four years experience
    Sofia Martin-Suarez
    Cardiac Surgery Department, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna University, Bologna, Italy
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:71-6. 2007
    ..However, results of these technologies need examination. We report the clinical results obtained in a 4-year experience using mono- and bipolar radiofrequency (RF) ablation of AF in a heterogeneous group of 183 patients...
  32. doi request reprint Does EuroSCORE II perform better than its original versions? A multicentre validation study
    Fabio Barili
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Croce Hospital, Via M Coppino 26, Cuneo 12100, Italy
    Eur Heart J 34:22-9. 2013
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Incidence, etiology, histologic findings, and course of thoracic inflammatory aortopathies
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1518-23. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve-sparing operations: early and midterm results
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Heart Surg Forum 9:E650-6. 2006
    ..We reviewed our total experience with aortic valve-sparing operations to determine early and midterm outcomes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Aneurysms after coarctation repair associated with hypoplastic aortic arch: surgical management through median sternotomy
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:758-60. 2006
    ..The optimal management of such cases is not clearly established. We propose a single-stage transmediastinal re-repair using moderate hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass and antegrade selective cerebral perfusion...
  36. ncbi request reprint Separate grafts or en bloc anastomosis for arch vessels reimplantation to the aortic arch
    Marco Di Eusanio
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, GM Lancisi Hospital, Ancona, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:2021-8. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Aortic root substitution after aortic valve replacement: a prosthesis-sparing operation
    Davide Pacini
    Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 11, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:717-9. 2005
    ..In case of normally functioning mechanical prosthesis, we always left the valve in situ and substituted the aortic root with a Dacron conduit, extending the replacement if necessary to the other diseased portions of the thoracic aorta...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Cerebral protection in aortic arch surgery]
    Luca Di Marco
    U O di Cardiochirurgia, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Universita degli Studi, Bologna
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 11:357-66. 2010
    ..This review analyzes these three methods and the strategies of cerebral protection focusing on the advantages and disadvantages of each one...
  39. ncbi request reprint In-hospital mortality risk assessment in elective and non-elective cardiac surgery: a comparison between EuroSCORE II and age, creatinine, ejection fraction score
    Fabio Barili
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Croce Hospital, Cuneo, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:44-8. 2014
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the performance of ACEF score and EuroSCORE II within classes of urgency...
  40. doi request reprint Primary cardiac tumours in the paediatric population
    Lucio Careddu
    Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and GUCH Unit, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2013:mmt013. 2013
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Outcome of cardiac surgery in low birth weight and premature infants
    Guido Oppido
    Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna Medical School, Via Massarenti, No 9, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:44-53. 2004
    ..This retrospective study was undertaken to evaluate early and mid-term results in infants, weighing less than 2500 g, who underwent surgery other than patent ductus arteriosus closure...
  42. doi request reprint Endovascular treatment for type B dissection in Marfan syndrome: is it worthwhile?
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:737-49. 2013
    ..Because these complications are relatively more frequent in patients undergoing endovascular stent grafting for chronic dissections, these data suggest caution against the routine use of endovascular stent grafting in Marfan patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Methods of cerebral protection in surgery of the thoracic aorta
    Davide Pacini
    Unita Operativa di Cardiochirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola, Via Massarenti, 940138 Bologna, Italy
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 4:71-82. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Cardiac anomalies in Turner Syndrome
    Emanuela Angeli
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 11:349-51. 2003
    ..The successful surgical procedure consisted of the replacement of the aortic root and ascending aorta with a composite valved graft...
  45. ncbi request reprint Intravenous paracetamol as adjunctive treatment for postoperative pain after cardiac surgery: a double blind randomized controlled trial
    Iolter Cattabriga
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:527-31. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy of intravenous paracetamol as an adjunctive analgesic to a tramadol-based background analgesia after cardiac surgery...
  46. doi request reprint Single-stage frozen elephant trunk reconstruction in complex disease of the aortic arch with aberrant right subclavian artery
    Alessandro Leone
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Card Surg 29:234-7. 2014
    ..We describe two cases of patients affected by complex lesions of the aortic arch with the ARSA, both treated with the frozen elephant trunk technique and reconstruction of the ARSA...
  47. doi request reprint Cerebral protection during surgery of the aortic arch
    Roberto Di Bartolomeo
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40124 Bologna, Italy
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2011:mmcts.2010.004457. 2011
    ..Our aim was to review available methods of brain protection including deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest, retrograde cerebral perfusion and antegrade cerebral perfusion. ..
  48. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with polyclonal IgM-enriched immunoglobulins in a group of patients affected by sepsis after cardiac surgery
    Simona Buda
    Department of Anesthesia e Resuscitation, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19:440-5. 2005
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  49. ncbi request reprint Protruding coronary stent
    Emmanuel Villa
    Cardiac Surgery, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:712. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Aortic root replacement with composite valve graft
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:90-8. 2003
    ..Composite valve graft replacement is currently the treatment of choice for a wide variety of lesions of the aortic root and the ascending aorta. In this study we report our experience with aortic root replacement using a composite graft...
  51. ncbi request reprint Syphilitic aortic aneurysm: a rare case of tracheomalacia
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola, Via Massarenti 9, Bologna 40138, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:900-2. 2003
  52. doi request reprint The frozen elephant trunk for the treatment of chronic dissection of the thoracic aorta: a multicenter experience
    Davide Pacini
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1663-70; discussion 1670. 2011
    ..We conducted a study of a multicenter experience to describe a multicenter experience in the treatment of this complex pathology, using the frozen elephant trunk (FET) technique...
  53. doi request reprint EuroSCORE performance in valve surgery: a meta-analysis
    Alessandro Parolari
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Unit for Clinical Research in Atherothrombosis, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:787-93, 793.e1-2. 2010
    ..We studied EuroSCORE performance in valve procedures...
  54. doi request reprint Thoracic aortic aneurysm in infancy in aneurysms-osteoarthritis syndrome due to a novel SMAD3 mutation: further delineation of the phenotype
    Anita Wischmeijer
    Department of Medical Genetics, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 161:1028-35. 2013
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  55. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Davide Pacini
    Unita Operativa di Cardiochirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1444-5. 2006