Simona Storti

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Affiliation: Institute of Clinical Physiology
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Analytical performance and clinical results of a fully automated MEIA system for brain natriuretic peptide assay: comparison with a point of care testing method
    Simona Storti
    Laboratory of Cardiovascular Endocrinology, CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 42:1178-85. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Response of cardiac endocrine function to surgery stress is age dependent in neonates and children with congenital heart defects: consequences in diagnostic and prognostic accuracy of brain natriuretic peptide measurement
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Regione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:508-17. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pilot study on harmonization of cardiac troponin I immunoassays using patients and quality control plasma samples. On behalf of the Italian Section of the European Ligand Assay Society (ELAS) and of the Study Group on Cardiovascular Biomarkers of the Soci
    Aldo Clerico
    Fondazione CNR Regione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 456:42-8. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Comparison between analytical performances of polyclonal and monoclonal electrochemiluminescence immunoassays for NT-proBNP
    Concetta Prontera
    Fondazione Toscana Gabriele Monasterio and CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 400:70-3. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a fully automated immunoassay with a point-of-care testing method for B-type natriuretic peptide
    Concetta Prontera
    Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem 51:1274-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the analytical performance of the advanced method for cardiac troponin I for the AxSYM platform: comparison with the old method and the Access system
    Simona Storti
    CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 44:1022-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Thyroid and brain natriuretic Peptide response in children undergoing cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease- age-related variations and prognostic value
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy
    Circ J 77:188-97. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Clinical relevance of time course of BNP levels in neonates with congenital heart diseases
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione CNR Regione Toscana G Monasterio and Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 412:2300-4. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Analytical performance and diagnostic accuracy of immunometric assays for the measurement of plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal proBNP
    Aldo Clerico
    Laboratory of Cardiovascular Endocrinology, CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem 51:445-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The non-thyroidal illness syndrome after coronary artery bypass grafting: a 6-month follow-up study
    Alfredo Giuseppe Cerillo
    Operative Unit of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Ospedale G Pasquinucci, Institute of Clinical Physiology, The National Research Council, Massa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 43:289-93. 2005

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Analytical performance and clinical results of a fully automated MEIA system for brain natriuretic peptide assay: comparison with a point of care testing method
    Simona Storti
    Laboratory of Cardiovascular Endocrinology, CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 42:1178-85. 2004
    ..Then, different reference values, as well as cut-off values, should be taken into account for the clinical use of these two immunoassays...
  2. doi request reprint Response of cardiac endocrine function to surgery stress is age dependent in neonates and children with congenital heart defects: consequences in diagnostic and prognostic accuracy of brain natriuretic peptide measurement
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Regione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:508-17. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic and prognostic accuracy of brain natriuretic peptide assay in neonates and children undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease...
  3. doi request reprint Pilot study on harmonization of cardiac troponin I immunoassays using patients and quality control plasma samples. On behalf of the Italian Section of the European Ligand Assay Society (ELAS) and of the Study Group on Cardiovascular Biomarkers of the Soci
    Aldo Clerico
    Fondazione CNR Regione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 456:42-8. 2016
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Comparison between analytical performances of polyclonal and monoclonal electrochemiluminescence immunoassays for NT-proBNP
    Concetta Prontera
    Fondazione Toscana Gabriele Monasterio and CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 400:70-3. 2009
    ..We evaluated the analytical characteristics of electrochemiluminescence (ECLIA) immunoassay for NT-proBNP (proBNP II, Roche Diagnostics, Germany) and compared its analytical performance to that of the previous polyclonal method...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a fully automated immunoassay with a point-of-care testing method for B-type natriuretic peptide
    Concetta Prontera
    Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem 51:1274-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the analytical performance of the advanced method for cardiac troponin I for the AxSYM platform: comparison with the old method and the Access system
    Simona Storti
    CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 44:1022-9. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Thyroid and brain natriuretic Peptide response in children undergoing cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease- age-related variations and prognostic value
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy
    Circ J 77:188-97. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to test age-related variations and prognostic values of thyroid hormones, and brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels before and after surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Clinical relevance of time course of BNP levels in neonates with congenital heart diseases
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione CNR Regione Toscana G Monasterio and Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 412:2300-4. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Analytical performance and diagnostic accuracy of immunometric assays for the measurement of plasma B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal proBNP
    Aldo Clerico
    Laboratory of Cardiovascular Endocrinology, CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem 51:445-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The non-thyroidal illness syndrome after coronary artery bypass grafting: a 6-month follow-up study
    Alfredo Giuseppe Cerillo
    Operative Unit of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Ospedale G Pasquinucci, Institute of Clinical Physiology, The National Research Council, Massa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 43:289-93. 2005
    ..However, we observed significant alterations of the thyroid profile in 5 out of 40 patients. Further studies are needed to define the long-term consequences of postoperative NTIS...
  11. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy and clinical relevance of brain natriuretic peptide assay in pediatric patients with congenital heart diseases
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Unit, Molecular Cardiology and Genetics Laboratory, G Monasterio Foundation and Institute of Clinical Physiology National Research Council, Heart Hospital, Massa, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:706-13. 2009
    ..We evaluated the diagnostic accuracy and clinical relevance of this assay in different cardiovascular hemodynamic conditions in pediatric patients with congenital heart diseases...
  12. pmc SERCA2a, phospholamban, sarcolipin, and ryanodine receptors gene expression in children with congenital heart defects
    Simona Vittorini
    Molecular Cardiology and Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, G Pasquinucci Hospital, Massa, Italy
    Mol Med 13:105-11. 2007
    ..These data suggest a complex mechanism aimed to enhance the intracellular Ca(2+) reserve in children affected by tetralogy of Fallot...
  13. ncbi request reprint Free triiodothyronine: a novel predictor of postoperative atrial fibrillation
    Alfredo Giuseppe Cerillo
    U O Cardiochirurgia Adulti, Institute of Clinical Physiology, The National Research Council, CREAS, Massa, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 24:487-92. 2003
    ..A reduced incidence of postoperative AF has been described in CABG patients receiving IV tri-iodothyronine (T3). This study was designed to define the role of thyroid metabolism on the genesis of postoperative AF...
  14. ncbi request reprint The neuroendocrinal system of the heart after construction of a Glenn anastomosis or the Fontan circulation
    Simona Vittorini
    Laboratory of Molecular Cardiology and Genetics, Clinical Physiology Institute, National Research Council, Massa, Italy
    Cardiol Young 15:21-5. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms in folate and homocysteine metabolism as risk factors for DNA damage
    Nicoletta Botto
    CNR, Institute of Clinical Physiology, G Pasquinucci Hospital, Via Aurelia Sud Montepepe, 54100 Massa, Italy
    Eur J Hum Genet 11:671-8. 2003
    ..2+/-3.6 vs 13.8+/-4.0 and 10.3+/-1.7, respectively; P=NS). Our results indicate that genetic instability may be associated with increased risk for multiple Hcy-related diseases...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neoangiogenesis, T-lymphocyte infiltration, and heat shock protein-60 are biological hallmarks of an immunomediated inflammatory process in end-stage calcified aortic valve stenosis
    Annamaria Mazzone
    Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Ospedale Pasquinucci, Massa, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1670-6. 2004
    ..We investigated the main biomolecular features in the evolution of aortic stenosis, focusing on advanced lesions...
  17. doi request reprint Evaluation of analytical performance and comparison of clinical results of the new generation method AccuTnI+3 for the measurement of cardiac troponin I using both patients and quality control plasma samples
    Simona Storti
    Fondazione CNR Regione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 451:129-34. 2015
    ..Our results confirm that the AccuTnI+3 method for the Access2 and DxI 800 platforms is a clinically usable method for cTnI measurement...
  18. doi request reprint Adiponectin plasma levels decrease after surgery in pediatric patients with congenital heart disease
    Chiara Caselli
    Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Institute of Clinical Physiology, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Biochemistry, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Biochem 45:1510-2. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the response of plasma adiponectin to cardiac surgery in children with congenital defects to determine whether its measurement is associated to the response to injury...
  19. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of B-type natriuretic hormone for congenital heart disease in the first month of life
    Massimiliano Cantinotti
    Fondazione Toscana G Monasterio, G Pasquinucci Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:1333-8. 2010
    ..The goal of the present study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of B-type natriuretic hormone (BNP) assay in children with congenital heart disease (CHD) in the first month of life...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association between 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T and A1298C polymorphisms and conotruncal heart defects
    Simona Storti
    Molecular Cardiology Laboratory, IFC CNR G Pasquinucci Hospital, Massa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 41:276-80. 2003
    ..However, none of the odds ratios was statistically significant. We observed a higher frequency of the 677T allele in Italy than in other European countries. No association has been demonstrated between the 677TT MTHFR genotype and CD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery is associated with a marked reduction in serum homocysteine and folate levels in the early postoperative period
    Simona Storti
    Clinical Chemistry Laboratory Unit, Ospedale G Pasquinucci, Institute of Clinical Physiology, The National Research Council, Via Aurelia Sud 54100 Massa, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:682-6. 2004
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the Hcy metabolism in CABG patients during the early postoperative period...
  22. pmc Analysis of the variation in the hsp70-1 and hsp90alpha mRNA expression in human myocardial tissue that has undergone surgical stress
    Simona Storti
    Clinical Physiology Institute, G Pasquinucci Hospital, National Research Council, Massa, Italy
    Cell Stress Chaperones 8:18-25. 2003
    ..The lack of any observed increase in the hsp70-1 expression level may be due to the high basal level of the Hsp70 protein in the tissues examined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of analytical performance of the Siemens ADVIA TnI ultra immunoassay
    Concetta Prontera
    Clin Chem 53:1722-3. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Heat shock protein 70-1 gene expression in pediatric heart surgery using blood cardioplegia
    Simona Vittorini
    Molecular Cardiology and Genetics Laboratory, National Research Council, Institute of Clinical Physiology, G Pasquinucci Hospital, Massa, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:244-8. 2007
    ..We assessed hsp70-1 gene expression during blood cardioplegic arrest in children undergoing surgical correction of congenital heart defects...