Vittorio Palmieri

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Linkage study of fibrinogen levels: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 9:77. 2008
  2. pmc Genetic and other factors determining mannose-binding lectin levels in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:5. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic strain pattern and left ventricular diastolic function in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Hypertens 24:2079-84. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Relation of fibrinogen to cardiovascular events is independent of preclinical cardiovascular disease: the Strong Heart Study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 145:467-74. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Pulse pressure/stroke index and left ventricular geometry and function: the LIFE Study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Hypertens 21:781-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic wall motion abnormalities in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE Study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Hypertension 41:75-82. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Change in pulse pressure/stroke index in response to sustained blood pressure reduction and its impact on left ventricular mass and geometry changes: the life study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:701-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Interstudy reproducibility of parameters of left ventricular diastolic function: a Doppler echocardiography study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:1128-35. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint [Cycle ergometer stress testing for identification of significant coronary artery disease: improved accuracy by the use of chronotropic reserve adjustment of ST-segment depression]
    Vittorio Palmieri
    U O C di Cardiologia UTIC, Ospedale dei Pellegrini, ASL 1, Napoli
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:627-36. 2008
  10. doi request reprint High prevalence of subclinical cardiovascular abnormalities in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in spite of a very low clinical damage index
    V Palmieri
    Unit of Cardiology, Ospedale dei Pellegrini, ASL Napoli 1, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:234-40. 2009

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Publications105 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Linkage study of fibrinogen levels: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 9:77. 2008
    ..The Strong Heart Study has demonstrated an increased incidence of cardiovascular disease in the American Indian population, and therefore represents an important source for genetic-epidemiological investigations...
  2. pmc Genetic and other factors determining mannose-binding lectin levels in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:5. 2009
    ..The genetic control of MBL2 expression is complex and genetic background effects in specific populations are largely unknown...
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic strain pattern and left ventricular diastolic function in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Hypertens 24:2079-84. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Relation of fibrinogen to cardiovascular events is independent of preclinical cardiovascular disease: the Strong Heart Study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 145:467-74. 2003
    ..It is unclear whether fibrinogen predicts cardiovascular events independently of echocardiographic cardiovascular abnormalities and traditional risk factors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pulse pressure/stroke index and left ventricular geometry and function: the LIFE Study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Hypertens 21:781-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the relationship between arterial stiffness estimated by the pulse pressure/stroke index ratio (PP/SVi) and prognostically relevant abnormalities of left ventricular geometry and function...
  6. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic wall motion abnormalities in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE Study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Hypertension 41:75-82. 2003
    ..No significant differences were found between patients with global or segmental wall motion abnormalities...
  7. doi request reprint Change in pulse pressure/stroke index in response to sustained blood pressure reduction and its impact on left ventricular mass and geometry changes: the life study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:701-7. 2008
    ..In cross-sectional data in hypertensive subjects, brachial pulse pressure (PP)/Doppler stroke index (SVi), (PP/SVi) correlates weakly but significantly with left ventricular (LV) mass and relative wall thickness (RWT)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Interstudy reproducibility of parameters of left ventricular diastolic function: a Doppler echocardiography study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:1128-35. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint [Cycle ergometer stress testing for identification of significant coronary artery disease: improved accuracy by the use of chronotropic reserve adjustment of ST-segment depression]
    Vittorio Palmieri
    U O C di Cardiologia UTIC, Ospedale dei Pellegrini, ASL 1, Napoli
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:627-36. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint High prevalence of subclinical cardiovascular abnormalities in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in spite of a very low clinical damage index
    V Palmieri
    Unit of Cardiology, Ospedale dei Pellegrini, ASL Napoli 1, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 19:234-40. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Associations of aortic and mitral regurgitation with body composition and myocardial energy expenditure in adults with hypertension: the Hypertension Genetic Epidemiology Network study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 145:1071-7. 2003
    ..However, the relations of valvular regurgitation to body composition and myocardial bioenergetic expenditure have not been previously investigated in a population-based sample...
  12. doi request reprint Troponin I and right ventricular dysfunction for risk assessment in patients with nonmassive pulmonary embolism in the Emergency Department in combination with clinically based risk score
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Cardiology Unit, Ospedale dei Pellegrini, ASL Napoli 1, Naples, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 3:131-8. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the assessment of the appropriateness of left ventricular mass to detect left ventricular systolic and diastolic abnormalities in absence of echocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study
    V Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 18:423-30. 2004
    ..In conclusion, inappropriately high LV mass was associated with relevant, often preclinical, manifestations of cardiac disease in the absence of traditionally defined echocardiographic LV hypertrophy and concentric geometry...
  14. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular chamber and myocardial systolic function reserve in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: insight from traditional and Doppler tissue imaging echocardiography
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:848-56. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Isolated left ventricular diastolic dysfunction: implications for exercise left ventricular performance in patients without congestive heart failure
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:491-8. 2006
    ..Clinical relevance of left ventricular (LV) diastolic dysfunction in the absence of congestive heart failure (CHF) and LV systolic dysfunction is not fully established...
  16. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and left ventricular structure and functional abnormalities
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 19:206-7. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four-hour mean heart rate and likelihood of left ventricular hypertrophy
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Federico II University School of Medicine, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 19:178. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Relations of longitudinal left ventricular systolic function to left ventricular mass, load, and Doppler stroke volume
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 7:348-55. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Relations of left ventricular mass and systolic function to endothelial function and coronary flow reserve in healthy, new discovered hypertensive subjects
    V Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 19:941-50. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of Doppler echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular diastolic function in multicenter setting
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:99-106. 2005
    ..Whether Doppler echocardiography allows reliable assessment of left ventricular (LV) diastolic parameters in multicenter studies is disputed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Uncomplicated type 1 diabetes and preclinical left ventricular myocardial dysfunction: insights from echocardiography and exercise cardiac performance evaluation
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Division of Cardiology, Ospedale dei Pellegrini, ASL Napoli 1, Naples, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:262-8. 2008
    ..Whether LV abnormalities identified at rest by echocardiography predict peak exercise LV performance in uncomplicated type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM1) is largely unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint Inter- and intra-study reproducibility of contrast echocardiography for assessment of interventricular septal wall perfusion rate in humans
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 5:367-74. 2004
    ..To assess inter- and intra-study reproducibility of myocardial contrast echocardiography (MCE) imaging for quantitative measurement of myocardial perfusion rate in humans in ambulatory setting...
  23. doi request reprint Changes in components of left ventricular mechanics under selective beta-1 blockade: insight from traditional and new technologies in echocardiography
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Unit of Cardiology, Ospedale dei Pellegrini ASL Napoli 1, Naples 80134, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:745-52. 2009
    ..However, relationships between components of left ventricular (LV) systolic mechanics under beta1-block accounting for physiological correlates are only partially explored...
  24. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular function and hemodynamic features of inappropriate left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with systemic hypertension: the LIFE study
    V Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 141:784-91. 2001
    ..The ratio of observed/predicted LV mass may allow more physiologically correct comparisons of LV geometry, systolic and diastolic functions, and hemodynamics among hypertensive patients...
  25. doi request reprint Novel wall motion score-based method for estimating global left ventricular ejection fraction: validation by real-time 3D echocardiography and global longitudinal strain
    Vittorio Palmieri
    CHF Center, Cardiology Unit, Ospedale dei Pellegrini, ASL Napoli 1 via Portamedina 41, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:125-30. 2010
    ..To evaluate the reliability of a regional wall motion score index (WMSI)-based method for assessment of left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction (EF)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen and preclinical echocardiographic target organ damage: the strong heart study
    V Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 38:1068-74. 2001
    ..38; P<0.001). Thus, in a population sample of adults without clinically overt coronary heart disease, elevated fibrinogen is an independent correlate of prognostically relevant cardiovascular target organ damage...
  27. ncbi request reprint Aortic root dilatation at sinuses of valsalva and aortic regurgitation in hypertensive and normotensive subjects: The Hypertension Genetic Epidemiology Network Study
    V Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hypertension 37:1229-35. 2001
    ..Sinuses of Valsalva dilatation was associated with higher left ventricular mass and lower systolic function, which may contribute to higher cardiovascular risk in subjects with aortic root dilatation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relation of various degrees of body mass index in patients with systemic hypertension to left ventricular mass, cardiac output, and peripheral resistance (The Hypertension Genetic Epidemiology Network Study)
    V Palmieri
    Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Cardiol 88:1163-8. 2001
    ..83), and total peripheral resistance-height(1.83) detected significant preclinical cardiovascular abnormalities with obesity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of type 2 diabetes mellitus on left ventricular geometry and systolic function in hypertensive subjects: Hypertension Genetic Epidemiology Network (HyperGEN) study
    V Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Circulation 103:102-7. 2001
    ..It remains to be elucidated in a large, population-based sample whether diabetes is associated with changes in left ventricular (LV) structure and systolic function independent of obesity and systolic blood pressure (BP)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Utility of the myocardial performance index in a population with high prevalences of obesity, diabetes, and hypertension: the strong heart study
    Rakesh K Mishra
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Echocardiography 24:340-7. 2007
    ..There are scant data on the correlates and prognostic value of MPI in a population without overt cardiovascular (CV) disease...
  31. ncbi request reprint Progressive hypertrophy regression with sustained pressure reduction in hypertension: the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint Reduction study
    Richard B Devereux
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Hypertens 20:1445-50. 2002
    ..To examine the time course of left ventricular (LV) geometric response to blood pressure (BP) control during 2 years of systematic antihypertensive treatment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association of albuminuria with systolic and diastolic left ventricular dysfunction in type 2 diabetes: the Strong Heart Study
    Jennifer E Liu
    Division of Cardiology, Box 222, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:2022-8. 2003
    ..We sought to compare systolic and diastolic function in American Indians with diabetes mellitus (DM) based on albuminuria status...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gender difference in diastolic function in hypertension (the HyperGEN study)
    Jonathan N Bella
    Department of Medicine, Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1052-6. 2002
    ..This gender difference in diastolic function may provide insight into gender differences in congestive heart failure and other specific cardiovascular diseases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of relations of left ventricular systolic dysfunction with body composition and myocardial energy expenditure: the Strong Heart Study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:66-71. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors and awareness of non-pharmacological approach for risk prevention in young survivors of acute myocardial infarction. The cardiovascular risk prevention project "Help Your Heart Stay Young"
    Paola Migliaresi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:468-72. 2007
    ..Knowledge of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in young patients who experienced myocardial infarction (MI) is poorly described...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of fat-free mass on detection of appropriateness of left ventricular mass: the HyperGEN Study
    Giovanni de Simone
    Department of Medicine, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Hypertens 21:1747-52. 2003
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Increased troponin I predicts in-hospital occurrence of hemodynamic instability in patients with sub-massive or non-massive pulmonary embolism independent to clinical, echocardiographic and laboratory information
    Giovanni Gallotta
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Medical School, Naples, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 124:351-7. 2008
    ..03 mug/L) predicts in-hospital occurrence of hemodynamic instability and death independent to prognostically relevant clinical, laboratory and echocardiographic information is not fully established...
  38. ncbi request reprint Association of left ventricular hypertrophy with metabolic risk factors: the HyperGEN study
    Giovanni de Simone
    Department of Medicine, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Hypertens 20:323-31. 2002
    ..To determine whether combinations of metabolic risk factors (obesity, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia) influence the magnitude of left ventricular (LV) mass and prevalence of LV hypertrophy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Left atrial diameter as an independent predictor of first clinical cardiovascular events in middle-aged and elderly adults: the Strong Heart Study (SHS)
    Jorge R Kizer
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 151:412-8. 2006
    ..Less is known about the predictive ability of anteroposterior LA diameter, a simpler measure of LA size obtained routinely during echocardiographic evaluation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of ejection fraction from linear echocardiographic dimensions: the Strong Heart Study
    Richard B Devereux
    Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 146:527-34. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in left ventricular chamber and midwall systolic function in normotensive and hypertensive adults
    Aldo Celentano
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 21:1415-23. 2003
    ..Whether left ventricular (LV) systolic function differs between healthy men and women independent of afterload, LV geometry, age, heart rate and body size is disputed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic characteristics and metabolic risk factors associated with inappropriately high left ventricular mass in patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE Study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Hypertens 25:1079-85. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Association of inappropriate left ventricular mass with systolic and diastolic dysfunction: the HyperGEN study
    Giovanni de Simone
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:828-33. 2004
    ..No information is available on whether inappropriate LVM is associated with alterations of LV diastolic properties in unselected population-based studies...
  44. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in left ventricular systolic function in American Indians (from the Strong Heart Study)
    Jonathan N Bella
    Department of Medicine, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:834-7. 2006
    ..Gender-specific partition values for measures of LV systolic function may be necessary to detect abnormal contractility in clinical and epidemiologic studies...
  45. ncbi request reprint Association of pulse pressure with cardiovascular outcome is independent of left ventricular hypertrophy and systolic dysfunction: the Strong Heart Study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:601-7. 2006
    ..Whether increased pulse pressure (PP) predicts cardiovascular (CV) events independent of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and systolic dysfunction is unclear...
  46. ncbi request reprint Relation of left ventricular geometry and function to aortic root dilatation in patients with systemic hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy (the LIFE study)
    Jonathan N Bella
    Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:337-41. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint Relation of left ventricular hypertrophy to inflammation and albuminuria in adults with type 2 diabetes: the strong heart study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2764-9. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Mitral ratio of peak early to late diastolic filling velocity as a predictor of mortality in middle-aged and elderly adults: the Strong Heart Study
    Jonathan N Bella
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 105:1928-33. 2002
    ..However, the prognostic significance of low or high E/A in older adults remains to be elucidated in population-based samples...
  49. pmc Arterial stiffness and wave reflection: sex differences and relationship with left ventricular diastolic function
    Cesare Russo
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 60:362-8. 2012
    ..Women's higher arterial stiffness, independent of body size, may contribute to their greater susceptibility to develop HFNEF...
  50. doi request reprint Relation of flow-mediated dilation to global arterial load: impact of hypertension and additional cardiovascular risk factors
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Cardiology Unit, Ospedale dei Pellegrini, ASL Napoli 1, Naples, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 152:225-30. 2011
    ..Therefore, we evaluated whether brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMD) is related to global arterial load...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of rheumatic heart disease in American Indians (the Strong Heart Study)
    Wendy L Schaffer
    Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1379-82. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Reduced hemodynamic load and cardiac hypotrophy in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Carmela Romano
    Center for Obesity and Eating Disorders, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Naples
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:308-12. 2003
    ..Anorexia nervosa is associated with lower left ventricular mass (LVM) and systolic dysfunction. Whether these abnormalities reflect chronic protein-energy malnutrition or are primarily related to lower cardiac workload is unclear...
  53. ncbi request reprint Relation of insulin to left ventricular geometry and function in African American and white hypertensive adults: the HyperGEN study
    Richard B Devereux
    Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:1029-35. 2002
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mass regression in the LIFE study: effect of previous antihypertensive treatment
    Gerard P Aurigemma
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:180-6. 2003
    ..Accordingly, our aim was to study the relationship between prior treatment and both baseline and 1-year echocardiographic LV mass in subjects enrolled in the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction (LIFE) study...
  55. ncbi request reprint Body build and risk of cardiovascular events in hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE (Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension) study
    Giovanni de Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Via S Pansini, No 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Circulation 111:1924-31. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Individuals' cardiovascular risk profile projected by family doctors and individuals' knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors: a challenge for primary prevention. The cardiovascular risk prevention project "Help Your Heart Stay Young"
    Aldo Celentano
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:557-64. 2005
    ..Accordingly, we evaluated patients' knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors and lifestyle in healthy subjects whose family doctors provided individual cardiovascular risk score...
  57. ncbi request reprint Peak exercise oxygen uptake and left ventricular systolic and diastolic function and arterial mechanics in healthy young men
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Edificio 1 A, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 91:664-8. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Appetite suppressants and valvular heart disease in a population-based sample: the HyperGEN study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Med 112:710-5. 2002
    ..We assessed whether the use of the appetite suppressants fenfluramine/dexfenfluramine, either alone or with phentermine, was associated with aortic regurgitation while adjusting for these variables...
  59. ncbi request reprint Association between post-ischemic forearm blood flow and blood pressure response to maximal exercise in well trained healthy young men
    L Aldo Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico 2nd University of Naples, Via Sergio Pansini n 5 80131 Naples, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 111:394-8. 2006
    ..The relationship between peripheral circulation and blood pressure (BP) response to maximal exercise is an intriguing and not yet well defined topic...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular secondary prevention: patients' knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors and their attitude to reduce the risk burden, and the practice of family doctors. The "Help Your Heart Stay Young" study
    Aldo Celentano
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:767-73. 2004
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Relations of pulse pressure and other components of blood pressure to preclinical echocardiographic abnormalities
    Aldo Celentano
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 20:531-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the extent to which pulse pressure (PP) is associated with echocardiographic abnormalities, and in particular to whether PP is related to LV hypertrophy taking into account other blood pressure (BP) components...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effects of once-daily angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition and calcium channel blockade-based antihypertensive treatment regimens on left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic filling in hypertension: the prospective randomized enalapril study evaluat
    R B Devereux
    Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 10021, USA
    Circulation 104:1248-54. 2001
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide linkage mapping for valve calcification susceptibility loci in hypertensive sibships: the Hypertension Genetic Epidemiology Network Study
    Jonathan N Bella
    Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 49:453-60. 2007
    ..1-q22.3 and suggestive linkage to chromosome 19p13.11-p11 and identifies several other promising genomic regions that may contain specific susceptibility loci for valve calcification...
  64. doi request reprint Lytic failure in the current pharmacointensive ST-elevated acute myocardial infarction care: insights from a pilot real-world study
    Emiliano A Palmieri
    UOC di Cardiologia e Terapia Intensiva Cardiologica, Presidio Ospedaliero dei Pellegrini, ASL Napoli 1 Centro, Naples, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:35-42. 2013
    ..Thrombolysis remains a very acceptable reperfusion option for ST-elevated acute myocardial infarction (STEMI); however, it fails relatively frequently and unpredictably...
  65. ncbi request reprint Traditional and color M-mode parameters of left ventricular diastolic function during low-dose dobutamine stress echocardiography: relations to contractility reserve
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:483-90. 2006
    ..However, whether changes in wall-motion score index (WMSI) or 2-dimensional ejection fraction (EF) predict changes of Doppler parameters of LV diastolic function is unclear...
  66. doi request reprint Genotype-independent in vivo oxidative stress following a methionine loading test: maximal platelet activation in subjects with early-onset thrombosis
    Matteo Nicola Dario Di Minno
    Regional Reference Centre for Coagulation Disorders, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Thromb Res 128:e43-8. 2011
    ..Methionine ingestion (100mg/kg) identifies subjects in whom fasting total homocysteine (tHcy) may be normal but the post-methionine load (PML) tHcy is abnormally high...
  67. pmc Arterial wave reflection and subclinical left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    Cesare Russo
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Hypertens 29:574-82. 2011
    ..Whether increased wave reflection is inversely associated with left-ventricular (LV) systolic function in individuals without heart failure is not clear...
  68. ncbi request reprint Relationship between left ventricular diastolic relaxation and systolic function in hypertension: The Hypertension Genetic Epidemiology Network (HyperGEN) Study
    J N Bella
    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Hypertension 38:424-8. 2001
    ..Whether combined diastolic and systolic dysfunction identifies hypertensive patients at especially high risk of cardiovascular events requires further study...
  69. ncbi request reprint Diastolic dysfunction in arterial hypertension
    G De Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine, v. S. Pansini 5-80131, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 3:22-7. 2001
    ..Greater emphasis should be placed on using medications that decrease myocardial load, but also reduce the effects of neurohormonal activation. (c)2001 by Le Jacq Communications, Inc...
  70. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertension as a predictor of coronary events: relation to geometry
    Giovanni de Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 11:215-20. 2002
    ....
  71. doi request reprint Test-re-test reproducibility of Doppler echocardiography for assessment of electromechanical dyssynchrony: implications for heart failure clinic
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Heart Failure Unit, Unità complessa di Cardiologia, Ospedale dei Pellegrini ASL Napoli 1, Naples, Via Napoli 816, San Felice a Cancello E 81027, Italy
    J Cardiol 56:271-9. 2010
    ..Reproducibility of Doppler echocardiography for assessment of inter-ventricular and intra-left ventricular (LV) dyssynchrony, and its clinical implications, have not been established...
  72. ncbi request reprint Sex-related difference in regression of left ventricular hypertrophy with antihypertensive treatment: the LIFE study
    J N Bella
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 18:411-6. 2004
    ..Further studies are needed to identify the mechanisms and prognostic implications of this sex-related difference...
  73. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of the compensatory nature of left ventricular mass in arterial hypertension
    G De Simone
    Division of Cardiology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    J Hypertens 19:119-25. 2001
    ..e. higher than predicted by individual body size, sex and cardiac load [delta%LVM]) is associated with an increased rate of cardiovascular events, and whether values of LV mass lower than appropriate confer protection...
  74. ncbi request reprint Relation of insulin resistance to markers of preclinical cardiovascular disease: the Strong Heart Study
    G De Simone
    Division of Cardiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, N Y 10021, USA
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 13:140-7. 2003
    ..To investigate whether insulin-resistance influences echocardiographic markers of preclinical disease, independent of significant confounders...
  75. ncbi request reprint Myocardial contractility and total arterial stiffness in patients with overt hyperthyroidism: acute effects of beta1-adrenergic blockade
    E A Palmieri
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II School of Medicine, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 150:757-62. 2004
    ..To ascertain whether myocardial contractility and total arterial stiffness are significantly altered in human thyrotoxicosis, and to what extent they are affected by acute beta(1)-adrenergic blockade...
  76. ncbi request reprint Relation of left ventricular geometry and function to systemic hemodynamics in hypertension: the LIFE Study. Losartan Intervention For Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension Study
    J N Bella
    Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA
    J Hypertens 19:127-34. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: In patients with moderate hypertension and ECG LV hypertrophy, the levels of SV and pulse pressure/ SV, are associated with, and may be stimuli to different LV geometric phenotypes...
  77. ncbi request reprint Appropriate or inappropriate left ventricular mass in the presence or absence of prognostically adverse left ventricular hypertrophy
    G F Mureddu
    Division of Cardiology, S. Giovanni-Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Hypertens 19:1113-9. 2001
    ..The deviation of LVM from the value appropriate for stroke work, body size and sex correlates with measures of myocardial function better than LVM...
  78. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition and dihydropyridine calcium channel blockade in the treatment of left ventricular hypertrophy in arterial hypertension
    V Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Laboratory of Echocardiography, New York, NY, USA
    Minerva Cardioangiol 50:169-74. 2002
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular systolic dysfunction in a biracial sample of hypertensive adults: The Hypertension Genetic Epidemiology Network (HyperGEN) Study
    R B Devereux
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 38:417-23. 2001
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetes on left ventricular filling pattern in normotensive and hypertensive adults: the Strong Heart Study
    J E Liu
    Department of Medicine, The New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:1943-9. 2001
    ..We sought to determine the effect of diabetes mellitus (DM) on left ventricular (LV) filling pattern in normotensive (NT) and hypertensive (HTN) individuals...
  81. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular wall stresses and wall stress-mass-heart rate products in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. Losartan Intervention For Endpoint reduction in hypertension
    R B Devereux
    Department of Medicine, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    J Hypertens 18:1129-38. 2000
    ..Left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy on echocardiogram (ECG) strongly predicts coronary heart disease events, but the mechanisms linking increased LV mass to ischemic vascular events is uncertain...
  82. ncbi request reprint Separate and joint effects of systemic hypertension and diabetes mellitus on left ventricular structure and function in American Indians (the Strong Heart Study)
    J N Bella
    Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Cardiol 87:1260-5. 2001
    ..001). In conclusion, DM and SH each have adverse effects on LV geometry and function, and the combination of SH and DM results in the greatest degree of LV hypertrophy, myocardial dysfunction, and arterial stiffness...
  83. ncbi request reprint Effects of different dietary protein intakes on body composition and vascular reactivity
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University of Naples, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:643-9. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of a diet rich in protein of animal origin in comparison to one with a protein intake of about 15% of the total daily calories on body composition and arterial function...
  84. ncbi request reprint Influence of cardiovascular risk factors on relation between angiotensin converting enzyme-gene polymorphism and blood pressure in arterial hypertension
    A Celentano
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 16:985-91. 1998
    ..The angiotensin-converting enzyme gene insertion (I)/deletion (D) polymorphism might be involved in the development of several cardiovascular diseases, but its role in humans remains controversial...
  85. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of mitral valve prolapse in a population-based sample of American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    R B Devereux
    Department of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Med 111:679-85. 2001
    ..However, it is also associated with lower body weight, blood pressure, and prevalence of diabetes; a more favorable metabolic profile and ventricular geometry; and better myocardial and renal function...
  86. ncbi request reprint Relation of heart rate to left ventricular dimensions in normotensive, normal-weight children, adolescents and adults
    G De Simone
    Division of Cardiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Ital Heart J 2:599-604. 2001
    ..Accordingly, we designed this study to investigate the relation between heart rate, body size and LV dimensions in children, adolescents and adults over a broad age span...
  87. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate left ventricular mass in normotensive and hypertensive patients
    A Celentano
    Inter-University Center for Study and Research on Obesity, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 87:361-3, A10. 2001
    ..Inappropriate LV mass is associated with overweight, concentric LV geometry, and low myocardial systolic function not only in hypertensive subjects, but also in normotensive subjects...
  88. ncbi request reprint Should all patients with hypertension have echocardiography?
    G De Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 14:417-21. 2000
    ..At present, there is not sufficient evidence to extend the indication of echocardiography also to patients for whom antihypertensive management is already necessitated by identification of high or very high risk status...
  89. ncbi request reprint Reliability and limitations of echocardiographic measurement of left ventricular mass for risk stratification and follow-up in single patients: the RES trial. Working Group on Heart and Hypertension of the Italian Society of Hypertension. Reliability of M
    G De Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, Federico II University Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 17:1955-63. 1999
    ..To investigate the clinical reliability of repeated measurements of left ventricular mass in a single patient...
  90. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular abnormalities in never-treated hypertensives according to nondipper status
    A L Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Am J Hypertens 11:1352-7. 1998
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Citizens and family doctors facing awareness and management of traditional cardiovascular risk factors: results from the Global Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Project (Help Your Heart Stay Young Study)
    A Celentano
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, Via S Pansini 5, Ed 1, 80131 Napoli, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 13:211-7. 2003
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Urine albumin/creatinine ratio and echocardiographic left ventricular structure and function in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy: the LIFE study. Losartan Intervention for Endpoint Reduction
    Kristian Wachtell
    Laboratory of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Copenhagen County University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Am Heart J 143:319-26. 2002
    ..However, the relationship between these markers of cardiovascular damage has not been evaluated in a large hypertensive population...
  93. ncbi request reprint Correlates of pulse pressure reduction during antihypertensive treatment (losartan or atenolol) in hypertensive patients with electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy (the LIFE study)
    Eva Gerdts
    Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Cardiol 89:399-402. 2002
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint [Echocardiographic evaluation of ventricular hypertrophy]
    Giovanni de Simone
    Laboratorio di Ecocardiografia, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Nuovo Policlinico, Universita Federico II, Napoli
    Recenti Prog Med 93:58-62. 2002
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Change in diastolic left ventricular filling after one year of antihypertensive treatment: The Losartan Intervention For Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) Study
    Kristian Wachtell
    Copenhagen County University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Circulation 105:1071-6. 2002
    ..It is well established that hypertensive patients with left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy have impaired diastolic filling. However, the impact of antihypertensive treatment and LV mass reduction on LV diastolic filling remains unclear...
  96. ncbi request reprint Correlates of left atrial size in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: the Losartan Intervention For Endpoint Reduction in Hypertension (LIFE) Study
    Eva Gerdts
    Department of Heart Disease, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Hypertension 39:739-43. 2002
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve sclerosis and albuminuria predict cardiovascular events independently in hypertension: a losartan intervention for endpoint-reduction in hypertension (LIFE) substudy
    Michael H Olsen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Am J Hypertens 18:1430-6. 2005
    ..We aimed to investigate whether they predicted cardiovascular (CV) events independently in patients with hypertension and electrocardiographic left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy...
  98. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein as a predictor of cardiovascular risk in a population with a high prevalence of diabetes: the Strong Heart Study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    Circulation 112:1289-95. 2005
    ..CVD accounts for a large proportion of mortality and morbidity in American Indians; we sought to test the association of CRP and CVD in a population-based American Indian cohort 45 to 74 years old...
  99. ncbi request reprint Pulsology reloaded: commentary on similar effects of treatment on central and brachial blood pressure in older hypertensive subjects
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Hypertension 49:1210-2. 2007
  100. ncbi request reprint Cycle-ergometry stress testing and use of chronotropic reserve adjustment of ST depression for identification of significant coronary artery disease in clinical practice
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Int J Cardiol 127:390-2. 2008
    ..76 microV/% showed elevated sensitivity and specificity, and the best accuracy for diagnosis of significant CAD...
  101. ncbi request reprint Genetic determination of acute phase reactant levels: the strong heart study
    Lyle G Best
    Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc, Timber Lake, SD, USA
    Hum Hered 58:112-6. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the relative contributions of genetic and environmental factors influencing basal serum levels of APRs...