Giuseppe Tarantini

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of baseline hemorrhagic risk on the benefit of bivalirudin versus unfractionated heparin in patients treated with coronary angioplasty: a meta-regression analysis of randomized trials
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy Electronic address
    Am Heart J 167:401-412.e6. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of drug-eluting stent generation on patient- and stent-related adverse events of diabetic patients treated by percutaneous coronary intervention
    G D'Amico
    Department of Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Sciences University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 62:9-18. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of patients with de novo coronary bifurcation lesions treated with the Tryton Side Branch Stent. The SAFE-TRY prospective multicenter single arm study
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Cardiology Clinic, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:5323-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Six-year clinical outcomes of first-generation drug-eluting stents: a propensity-matched analysis
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Via Giustiniani 2, Padua, Italy
    Coron Artery Dis 24:440-8. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Late severe left ventricular dysfunction after successful transapical aortic valve implantation: a cause for concern
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Cardiology Division, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:259-60. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Paclitaxel- and sirolimus-eluting stents in older patients with diabetes mellitus: results of a real-life multicenter registry
    Paolo Buja
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:1117-24. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Impact of multivessel coronary artery disease on early ischemic injury, late clinical outcome, and remodeling in patients with acute myocardial infarction treated by primary coronary angioplasty
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Coron Artery Dis 21:78-86. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Relationship between myocardial blush grades, staining, and severe microvascular damage after primary percutaneous coronary intervention a study performed with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance in a large consecutive series of patients
    Martina Perazzolo Marra
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Am Heart J 159:1124-32. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention for unprotected left main disease in very high risk patients: safety of drug-eluting stents
    Martino Pepe
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Heart Vessels 26:17-24. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and effectiveness of a selective strategy for coronary artery revascularization before transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Valeria Gasparetto
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:376-83. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of baseline hemorrhagic risk on the benefit of bivalirudin versus unfractionated heparin in patients treated with coronary angioplasty: a meta-regression analysis of randomized trials
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy Electronic address
    Am Heart J 167:401-412.e6. 2014
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of drug-eluting stent generation on patient- and stent-related adverse events of diabetic patients treated by percutaneous coronary intervention
    G D'Amico
    Department of Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Sciences University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 62:9-18. 2014
    ..Aim of the present study was to assess stent- and patient-related outcomes of the first- vs. second-generation drug-eluting stents (DES) in diabetics, according to the insulin requirement status...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of patients with de novo coronary bifurcation lesions treated with the Tryton Side Branch Stent. The SAFE-TRY prospective multicenter single arm study
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Cardiology Clinic, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:5323-8. 2013
    ..Coronary bifurcation lesions represent a difficult problem regularly confronting interventional cardiologist, in part due to the lack of dedicated device...
  4. doi request reprint Six-year clinical outcomes of first-generation drug-eluting stents: a propensity-matched analysis
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Via Giustiniani 2, Padua, Italy
    Coron Artery Dis 24:440-8. 2013
    ..The aim of the present report is to investigate the 6-year clinical outcomes of PES versus SES in a matched cohort of single-center registry patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Late severe left ventricular dysfunction after successful transapical aortic valve implantation: a cause for concern
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Cardiology Division, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:259-60. 2013
    ..Necrosis involved the apical and mid-inferior wall, the apical lateral wall, and the apical segment...
  6. doi request reprint Paclitaxel- and sirolimus-eluting stents in older patients with diabetes mellitus: results of a real-life multicenter registry
    Paolo Buja
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:1117-24. 2013
    ..Performance of the two widely used drug-eluting stents (DES), i.e. sirolimus- (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES), is understudied in this subset...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of multivessel coronary artery disease on early ischemic injury, late clinical outcome, and remodeling in patients with acute myocardial infarction treated by primary coronary angioplasty
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Coron Artery Dis 21:78-86. 2010
    ..We assessed whether the impact of MVD on outcome of STEMI patients is because of ischemic damage after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) or to late ischemic events...
  8. doi request reprint Relationship between myocardial blush grades, staining, and severe microvascular damage after primary percutaneous coronary intervention a study performed with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance in a large consecutive series of patients
    Martina Perazzolo Marra
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Am Heart J 159:1124-32. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the correlation between MBG and morphologic aspects on cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR)...
  9. doi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention for unprotected left main disease in very high risk patients: safety of drug-eluting stents
    Martino Pepe
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Heart Vessels 26:17-24. 2011
    ..004). DES placement for ULMCA stenosis also appears to be a safe therapeutic choice in very high-risk patients, as it provides the benefit of a reduction in restenosis without increasing the risk of early or late stent thrombosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and effectiveness of a selective strategy for coronary artery revascularization before transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Valeria Gasparetto
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:376-83. 2013
    ..We assessed the safety and effectiveness of a selective percutaneous revascularization strategy before TAVI in a single-center prospective registry...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison between sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents for the treatment of older patients affected by coronary artery disease: results from a single-center allcomers registry
    Paolo Buja
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padua, Italy
    Heart Vessels 27:553-8. 2012
    ..6). In this real-world population of elderly patients treated by DES-PCI for CAD, the overall efficacy and safety have been excellent in both DES, and the choice between SES and PES did not influence the clinical outcome...
  12. doi request reprint Myocardial abnormalities underlying persistent ST-segment elevation after anterior myocardial infarction
    Massimo Napodano
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:44-50. 2009
    ..However, its pathophysiological basis is still undefined. This study sought to evaluate myocardial structural and functional abnormalities underlying persistent ST-segment elevation, using contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging...
  13. doi request reprint Incidence, predictors, and outcome of conduction disorders after transcatheter self-expandable aortic valve implantation
    Chiara Fraccaro
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:747-54. 2011
    ..The independent predictors of PPM implantation were the depth of prosthesis implantation and pre-existing right bundle branch block...
  14. doi request reprint Performance of valve-in-valve for severe para-prosthetic leaks due to inadequate transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Massimo Napodano
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:996-1003. 2011
    ..This study reports on mid-term safety and performance of valve-in-valve implantation as rescue strategy to overcome acute PPL after TAVI...
  15. doi request reprint Predictors and time-related impact of distal embolization during primary angioplasty
    Massimo Napodano
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Interventional Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, 2 via Giustiniani, 35100 Padova, Italy
    Eur Heart J 30:305-13. 2009
    ..We sought to identify predictors of distal embolization (DE) occurring during primary percutaneous coronary intervention (p-PCI) as well as to assess its impact on both myocardial reperfusion and necrosis, according to time-to-treatment...
  16. doi request reprint Paclitaxel versus sirolimus eluting stents in diabetic patients: does stent type and/or stent diameter matter?: long-term clinical outcome of 2,429-patient multicenter registry
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:80-9. 2013
    ..Less certain is the relative performance of the two widely used DES-sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES)-in diabetic patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Thrombus burden and myocardial damage during primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Massimo Napodano
    Cardiology Clinic, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 113:1449-56. 2014
    ..In conclusion, LTB in the setting of p-PCI is related to larger myocardial damage as detected by CE-CMR, regardless of angiographic detectable distal embolization. ..
  18. doi request reprint Valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis with low transvalvular gradient and left ventricular ejection fraction exceeding 0.50
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, University Hospital, Pauda, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1808-15. 2011
    ..This study investigated the outcome of aortic valve replacement (AVR) in patients with severe aortic stenosis and a low transvalvular gradient despite normal LVEF...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gender-related differences of diabetic patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with drug-eluting stents: a real-life multicenter experience
    Paolo Buja
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 168:139-43. 2013
    ..Gender-based differences in diabetic patients are understudied in the field of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with drug-eluting stents...
  20. doi request reprint Three-dimensional electroanatomical voltage mapping and histologic evaluation of myocardial substrate in right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia
    Domenico Corrado
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:731-9. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Time-dependent detrimental effects of distal embolization on myocardium and microvasculature during primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Massimo Napodano
    Laboratory of Epidemiological Methods and Biostatistics, Department of Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:1170-7. 2012
    ..The authors sought to investigate the impact of distal embolization (DE) on myocardial damage and microvascular reperfusion, according to time-to-treatment, using contrast-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance (CE-CMR)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of endocardial voltage mapping in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia
    Federico Migliore
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Medical School, Padova, Italy
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:167-76. 2013
    ..We prospectively assessed the prognostic value of EVM in a consecutive series of patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia (ARVC/D)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Periprocedural abciximab administration in ST elevation myocardial infarction patients. Effect on severe microvascular obstruction beyond the restoration of epicardial coronary flow by primary angioplasty
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cardiology 110:129-34. 2008
    ..The impact of periprocedural (before primary percutaneous coronary angioplasty, PCI) abciximab administration on microvascular obstruction in patients with occluded infarct-related artery (IRA) is unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction: immediate and mid-term results, a multicenter study
    Chiara Fraccaro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Padova, Italy
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 5:253-60. 2012
    ..Few data exist about transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in patients with low ejection fraction. The aim of the study was to analyze safety, feasibility, and efficacy of TAVI in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influence of transmurality, infarct size, and severe microvascular obstruction on left ventricular remodeling and function after primary coronary angioplasty
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 98:1033-40. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A case of combined percutaneous transfemoral mitral valvuloplasty and aortic valve implantation
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Policlinico Universitario, 2 via Giustiniani, 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Invasive Cardiol 23:E200-1. 2011
    ..This case reports the feasibility of a totally percutaneous approach in combined rheumatic mitral and aortic valve disease for patients with prohibitive surgical risk...
  27. doi request reprint Transfemoral aortic valve implantation of an Edwards Sapien XT valve in a patient with a mechanical mitral prosthesis
    Chiara Fraccaro
    Cardiology Clinic, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:669-70. 2011
    ..We present the images of this case, demonstrating the feasibility of transcatheter balloon-expandable aortic valve implantation even in the presence of a mechanical mitral valve...
  28. ncbi request reprint Explanation for the survival benefit of primary angioplasty over thrombolytic therapy in patients with ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    The Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 96:1503-5. 2005
    ..Mortality risk and angioplasty-related time delay were independently correlated to 30-day survival benefit of primary angioplasty over lytic therapy. A PCI-related delay>60 minutes could be justified for high-risk patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Moderate-to-severe ischemic mitral regurgitation and multivessel coronary artery disease: Impact of different treatment on survival and rehospitalization
    Paolo Buja
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 111:26-33. 2006
    ..We analysed the effect of different treatments, i.e. medical therapy (MT), coronary artery by-pass grafting (CABG) alone and CABG with mitral valve surgery (MVS), on the survival and rehospitalization of these patients...
  30. doi request reprint LAD coronary artery myocardial bridging and apical ballooning syndrome
    Federico Migliore
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:32-41. 2013
    ..This study sought to evaluate the prevalence and potential role of myocardial bridging in the pathogenesis of apical ballooning syndrome (ABS)...
  31. doi request reprint Apicobasal gradient of left ventricular myocardial edema underlies transient T-wave inversion and QT interval prolongation (Wellens' ECG pattern) in Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy
    Martina Perazzolo Marra
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
    Heart Rhythm 10:70-7. 2013
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Time delay-adjusted survival benefit of angioplasty over thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction: influence of time from symptom onset
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:844-50. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Myocardial perfusion grade and survival after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in patients with cardiogenic shock
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padova Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 93:1081-5. 2004
    ..Also, risk stratification after mechanical revascularization should include assessment of restoration of myocardial reperfusion...
  34. doi request reprint Comparison of variables in men versus women undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation for severe aortic stenosis (from Italian Multicenter CoreValve registry)
    Paolo Buja
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 111:88-93. 2013
    ..Overall, the early and mid-term outcomes were similar between genders, although women might have a survival benefit with longer follow-up...
  35. doi request reprint Relation of aortic valve weight to severity of aortic stenosis
    Renato Razzolini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:741-6. 2011
    ..0026). In conclusion, the heavier the valve, the less frequent were hypercholesterolemia, valve cholesterol clefts, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus...
  36. doi request reprint PCI versus CABG for multivessel coronary disease in diabetics
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 73:50-8. 2009
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Postconditioning during coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction: the POST-AMI trial
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 162:33-8. 2012
    ..We aimed to explore the cardioprotective effect of PC using cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients treated by PPCI...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mitral paravalvular leak closure by antegrade percutaneous approach: three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiographic guided multiple Amplatzer implantation by a modified sequential anchoring-based technique
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Policlinico Universitario, Padua, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 82:E626-9. 2013
    ..Real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiographic guidance was crucial to ensure successful recrossings of the target defect and the optimal anatomical closure...
  39. ncbi request reprint Morphologic validation of reperfused hemorrhagic myocardial infarction by cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Cristina Basso
    Department of Medic Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 100:1322-7. 2007
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Drug-eluting stents for the treatment of coronary lesions in cardiac transplant vasculopathy: acute and mid-term clinical and angiographic outcomes
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 9:396-402. 2008
    ..We aimed to evaluate the clinical and angiographic outcomes of patients with evidence of CAV who were treated percutaneously with drug-eluting stents (DES-PCI)...
  41. doi request reprint Myocardial edema underlies dynamic T-wave inversion (Wellens' ECG pattern) in patients with reversible left ventricular dysfunction
    Federico Migliore
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padova, Italy
    Heart Rhythm 8:1629-34. 2011
    ..The pathophysiologic basis of this ECG pattern remains to be elucidated...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pressure response to vasopressors and mortality after direct angioplasty for cardiogenic shock
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Division of Interventional Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Policlinico Universitario, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 94:197-202. 2004
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Conduction disorders in the setting of transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a clinical perspective
    Chiara Fraccaro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:1217-23. 2013
    ..The aim of this report is to analyze the available data on this field and to propose some practical clinical tips to prevent or to manage these complications...
  44. doi request reprint The contribution of intramyocardial hemorrhage to the "no-reflow phenomenon": a study performed by cardiac magnetic resonance
    Martina Perazzolo Marra
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Echocardiography 27:1120-9. 2010
    ..Hemoglobin degradation products have magnetic susceptibility effects which help in detecting hemorrhagic AMI by T₂ -weighted cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) images...
  45. doi request reprint Imaging study of ventricular scar in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: comparison of 3D standard electroanatomical voltage mapping and contrast-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance
    Martina Perazzolo Marra
    Departments of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, Radiology, and Medical Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:91-100. 2012
    ..We compared endocardial voltage mapping (EVM) and contrast-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance (CE-CMR) for imaging scar lesions in ARVC patients...
  46. doi request reprint Acceptable reperfusion delay to prefer primary angioplasty over fibrin-specific thrombolytic therapy is affected (mainly) by the patient's mortality risk: 1 h does not fit all
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Eur Heart J 31:676-83. 2010
    ..We explored the relationship between risk and PPCI delay, adjusted for the delay at presentation, which leads to equivalent 30-day mortality between PPCI and fibrin-specific thrombolytic therapy (TT)...
  47. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic J waves as a hyperacute sign of Takotsubo syndrome
    Alessandro Zorzi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Italy
    J Electrocardiol 45:353-6. 2012
    ..Our case report shows that recording of ECG J waves in postmenopausal women presenting for acute chest pain may be a sign of an ongoing TTS and suggests a similarity to myocardial ischemia as the pathologic basis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Duration of ischemia is a major determinant of transmurality and severe microvascular obstruction after primary angioplasty: a study performed with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova Medical School, Padua, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1229-35. 2005
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Relationship between repolarization abnormalities and myocardial edema in atypical Tako-Tsubo syndrome
    Alessandro Zorzi
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    J Electrocardiol 46:348-51. 2013
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Collateral coronary circulation in acute coronary syndrome: sometimes it's enough, sometimes it's not!
    Alessandro Zorzi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:811-3. 2011
    ..The case underscores the crucial role of the collateral circulation in limiting the effects of acute coronary occlusions...
  51. doi request reprint Haemodynamic effects of acute intravenous metoprolol in apical ballooning syndrome with dynamic left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
    Federico Migliore
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Policlinico Universitario, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:305-8. 2010
    ..However, clear evidence of the direct haemodynamic effects of beta-blockers is still lacking. We present a case of apical ballooning syndrome complicated by dynamic LVOTO, treated with metoprolol...
  52. ncbi request reprint Impact of the presence and amount of myocardial fibrosis by cardiac magnetic resonance on arrhythmic outcome and sudden cardiac death in nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Martina Perazzolo Marra
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Heart Rhythm 11:856-63. 2014
    ..Contrast-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance has the ability to accurately identify and quantify ventricular myocardial fibrosis (late gadolinium enhancement [LGE])...
  53. doi request reprint Design and methodologies of the POSTconditioning during coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction (POST-AMI) trial
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Cardiology 116:110-6. 2010
    ..Reperfusion remains the definitive treatment for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but restoring blood flow carries the potential to exacerbate the ischemia-related injury. Postconditioning might modify reperfusion-induced adverse events...
  54. ncbi request reprint Patient risk profile and benefit from an invasive approach in the initial management of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:799-802. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Inaccuracy of available surgical risk scores to predict outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
    aDivision of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Città Della Salute e Della Scienza bDivision of Cardiac Surgery, San Giovanni Battista Molinette, University of Turin, Turin cDivision of Cardiology, Azienda Ferrarotto Hospital, University of Catania, Catania dDepartment of Medico Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome eDivision of Cardiology, Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan fDivision of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:894-8. 2013
    ..We compared available surgical risk scores to describe unfavorable outcomes after TAVI...
  56. ncbi request reprint Interventional approach to reduce thromboembolic risk in patients with atrial fibrillation ineligible for oral anticoagulation
    Angelo Ramondo
    Department of Pharmacology and Anesthesiology, Egidio Meneghetti, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:414-7. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the interventional approach in patients with atrial fibrillation ineligible for oral anticoagulation seems feasible and promising, and deserves further investigation...
  57. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve replacement in severe aortic stenosis with left ventricular dysfunction: determinants of cardiac mortality and ventricular function recovery
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiology and Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Universitario, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padua, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 24:879-85. 2003
    ..The aim of our study was to examine the outcome and the preoperative predictors of postoperative cardiac death and of LV function recovery in these patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of carvedilol on ventriculo-arterial coupling in patients with heart failure
    Renato Razzolini
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy it
    Ital Heart J 5:517-22. 2004
    ..We studied the effect of carvedilol on the Ea/Ees ratio in patients with CHF treated with ACE-inhibitors, diuretics, and digoxin...
  59. doi request reprint Asymptomatic right ventricular perforation by an implantable cardioverter defibrillator lead detected by home monitoring system
    Federico Migliore
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    J Electrocardiol 43:673-5. 2010
    ..The patient was admitted to our institution, where the lead was explanted and replaced. This case illustrates the potential lifesaving benefit of the home monitoring system in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator...
  60. ncbi request reprint Metabolic treatment with L-carnitine in acute anterior ST segment elevation myocardial infarction. A randomized controlled trial
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cardiology 106:215-23. 2006
    ..Current study was aimed to assess the effect of L-carnitine administration on mortality and heart failure in patients with anterior AMI...
  61. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Giant aneurysm of the right atrial appendage in a 39-year-old woman
    Andrea I Guaricci
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Circulation 115:e194-6. 2007
  62. doi request reprint Transcatheter repair of combined ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm and aortic arch aneurysm through a cardiac transapical approach
    Gino Gerosa
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Section of Cardiac Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:2259-62. 2011
    ..The endografts were deployed through a left ventricular transapical approach by using a left mini-thoracotomy after previous debranching of the brachiocephalic vessels...
  63. ncbi request reprint Clinical images. Pulmonary edema without an obvious cause: handgrip-induced large dynamic changes in ischemic mitral regurgitation in the cath lab
    Enrico Favaretto
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:298-9. 2010
    ..We observed an increase in the patient's left ventricular systolic and end-diastolic pressures, his pulmonary and wedge capillary pressures, his heart rate and severe mitral regurgitation...
  64. doi request reprint Three-vessel coronary disease in diabetics: personalized versus evidence-based revascularization strategy
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Future Cardiol 6:797-809. 2010
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  65. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional electroanatomic voltage mapping increases accuracy of diagnosing arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia
    Domenico Corrado
    Division of Cardiology, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Circulation 111:3042-50. 2005
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  66. doi request reprint Comparison of impact of mortality risk on the survival benefit of primary percutaneous coronary intervention versus facilitated percutaneous coronary intervention
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 107:220-4. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the higher the mortality risk of patients with ST elevation myocardial infarctions, the higher the likelihood of a survival advantage of PPCI over FPCI...
  67. doi request reprint Primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction: Is it worth the wait? The risk-time relationship and the need to quantify the impact of delay
    Giuseppe Tarantini
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy
    Am Heart J 161:247-53. 2011
    ..The aim of this perspective is to use available data to individualize the approach to reperfusion therapy, taking into account temporal delays and the overall mortality risk on a case-by-case basis...