E Vizzardi

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Left ventricular function in rheumatoid arthritis during anti-TNF-α treatment: a speckle tracking prospective echocardiographic study
    Enrico Vizzardi
    University of Brescia
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 84:716. 2016
  2. doi Red cell distribution width and chronic heart failure: prognostic role beyond echocardiographic parameters
    Enrico Vizzardi
    University of Brescia
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 84:59. 2016
  3. doi Ascending Aortic Dimensions in Hypertensive Subjects: Reference Values for Two-Dimensional Echocardiography
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, Community Hospital and University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 29:827-37. 2016
  4. ncbi Subclinical cardiac involvement in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis: an echocardiographic case-control study
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Panminerva Med 58:115-20. 2016
  5. ncbi Role of the old and new echocardiographic technologies in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Ivano Bonadei
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 64:572-80. 2016
  6. doi Effects of spironolactone on ventricular-arterial coupling in patients with chronic systolic heart failure and mild symptoms
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Clin Res Cardiol 104:1078-87. 2015
  7. doi Quantitative analysis of right ventricular (RV) function with echocardiography in chronic heart failure with no or mild RV dysfunction: comparison with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Sections of Cardiovascular Disease E V, I B, E S, n p, A D, M M and Radiology D F, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 34:247-55. 2015
  8. doi Echocardiographic evaluation of aortic atheromas in patients with aortic stenosis
    Enrico Vizzardi
    From the Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy E V, A D, E S, I B, M M Heart and Vessels Department, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy S G and Experimental Cardiac Surgery Laboratory, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Civil Hospital, Brescia, Italy R L
    J Ultrasound Med 34:105-10. 2015
  9. ncbi Need for ongoing anti arrhythmic drugs after ablation of atrial fibrillation. Review
    Francesca Salghetti
    Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    Recent Pat Cardiovasc Drug Discov 8:204-15. 2013
  10. doi Elastic aortic properties in patients with X syndrome
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Study of Brescia, Italy Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 23:114-8. 2014

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Publications53

  1. doi Left ventricular function in rheumatoid arthritis during anti-TNF-α treatment: a speckle tracking prospective echocardiographic study
    Enrico Vizzardi
    University of Brescia
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 84:716. 2016
    ..We aimed to assess global left ventricular (LV) systolic function using global longitudinal strain (GLS) as a measure of myocardial deformation, in a group of RA patients before and during anti-TNF-α treatment...
  2. doi Red cell distribution width and chronic heart failure: prognostic role beyond echocardiographic parameters
    Enrico Vizzardi
    University of Brescia
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 84:59. 2016
    ..The present study aimed to compared its prognostic role with that of echocardiographic parameters in this kind of patients...
  3. doi Ascending Aortic Dimensions in Hypertensive Subjects: Reference Values for Two-Dimensional Echocardiography
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, Community Hospital and University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 29:827-37. 2016
    ..Also, most previous research has investigated this relationship regarding only the aortic root, and no information is available for the ascending aorta (AscAo)...
  4. ncbi Subclinical cardiac involvement in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis: an echocardiographic case-control study
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Panminerva Med 58:115-20. 2016
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  5. ncbi Role of the old and new echocardiographic technologies in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Ivano Bonadei
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 64:572-80. 2016
    ..This article will review the role of old and new echocardiographic techniques to predict CRT response. ..
  6. doi Effects of spironolactone on ventricular-arterial coupling in patients with chronic systolic heart failure and mild symptoms
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Clin Res Cardiol 104:1078-87. 2015
    ..We have assessed the effects of spironolactone on VAC and its components, aortic elastance (Ea) and end-systolic LV elastance (Ees), in patients with HF...
  7. doi Quantitative analysis of right ventricular (RV) function with echocardiography in chronic heart failure with no or mild RV dysfunction: comparison with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Sections of Cardiovascular Disease E V, I B, E S, n p, A D, M M and Radiology D F, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 34:247-55. 2015
    ....
  8. doi Echocardiographic evaluation of aortic atheromas in patients with aortic stenosis
    Enrico Vizzardi
    From the Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy E V, A D, E S, I B, M M Heart and Vessels Department, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy S G and Experimental Cardiac Surgery Laboratory, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Civil Hospital, Brescia, Italy R L
    J Ultrasound Med 34:105-10. 2015
    ..Therefore, this study evaluated the extent and severity of thoracic aortic atheromas in patients with different grades of aortic stenosis using transesophageal echocardiography...
  9. ncbi Need for ongoing anti arrhythmic drugs after ablation of atrial fibrillation. Review
    Francesca Salghetti
    Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, Italy
    Recent Pat Cardiovasc Drug Discov 8:204-15. 2013
    ..The article presented a short discussion of recent patents related to Anti Arrhythmic Drugs. ..
  10. doi Elastic aortic properties in patients with X syndrome
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Study of Brescia, Italy Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 23:114-8. 2014
    ..Elastic properties of the aorta represent an important determinant of left ventricular function and coronary blood flow but there are few data about aortic stiffness in patients with X syndrome...
  11. ncbi Aortic valve stenosis and lipid-lowering therapy: the state of the art
    I Bonadei
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Panminerva Med 55:391-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize and analyze the findings of contemporary studies and to discuss the rationale for statin usage in AS populations. ..
  12. doi Aortic atheromas and stroke: review of literature
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, Brescia University, Brescia, Italy
    J Investig Med 61:956-66. 2013
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  13. doi Echocardiographic evaluation of asymptomatic patients affected by rheumatoid arthritis
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Investig Med 60:1204-8. 2012
    ..Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with increased mortality and morbidity because of accelerated atherosclerosis. The study assessed the prevalence of left and right ventricle diastolic and systolic dysfunction in outpatients with RA...
  14. ncbi Efficacy of ranolazine in a patient with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy and electrical storm
    E Vizzardi
    Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Drug Discov Ther 7:43-5. 2013
    ..In this case, the ranolazine administration was safe and effective for the prevention of further electrical storms...
  15. doi A focus on antiarrhythmic properties of ranolazine
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Department of Applied and Experimental Medicine, Chair of Cardiology University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 17:353-6. 2012
    ..Our aim is to briefly review the main points of these studies, most more experimental than clinical...
  16. doi When should we use nitrates in congestive heart failure?
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Cardiovasc Ther 31:27-31. 2013
    ..The purpose of this review is to examine the various trials that have evaluated the use of nitrates in acute and chronic heart failure...
  17. doi Carbohydrate antigen 125: a new biomarker in heart failure
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Applied and Experimental Medicine Department, Department of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Cardiol Rev 21:23-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this article is to review the data currently available on serum levels of tumor markers in patients with chronic HF, focusing attention on the potential clinical use of CA-125...
  18. doi Long-term prognostic value of the right ventricular myocardial performance index compared to other indexes of right ventricular function in patients with moderate chronic heart failure
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Echocardiography 29:773-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the possible prognostic role of RV MPI in moderate CHF patients compared to others traditional RV parameters...
  19. doi Early regression of left ventricular mass associated with diastolic improvement after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Cardiovascular Disease Section, Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:1091-8. 2012
    ..There are few and conflicting data on LV mass remodeling and LV diastolic function after TAVI...
  20. ncbi Stem cells and repair of the heart: cell-releasing epicardial scaffolds
    E Vizzardi
    Department of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 53:685-90. 2012
    ..Finally these systems may be applied through minimally invasive procedures and act as external constraint to enhance ventricular reverse remodelling or limit further cardiac dilatation...
  21. doi Elastic properties of the ascending aorta in patients with α1-antitrypsin deficiency (Z homozygotes)
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Cattedra di Cardiologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Applicata, Universita di Brescia, Italy
    Heart 98:1354-8. 2012
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  22. doi When oral anticoagulation therapy is needed in patients with cardiomyopathies: a review of literature
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Study of Brescia, Italy
    Heart Lung Circ 21:63-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of our work is to review literature about the role of anticoagulation in the main cardiomyopathies...
  23. doi Long-term prognostic value of CA 125 serum levels in mild to moderate heart failure patients
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Department of Applied and Experimental Medicine, Chair of Cardiology University of Brescia, Italy
    J Card Fail 18:68-73. 2012
    ..Plasma levels of tumor marker carbohydrate 125 antigen (CA 125) have been found elevated among patients with advanced heart failure (HF). We evaluated the prognostic value of CA125 in a population of patients with mild to moderate HF...
  24. doi High sensitivity C-reactive protein: a predictor for recurrence of atrial fibrillation after successful cardioversion
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Pzzle Spedali civili 1, 25124 Brescia, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 4:309-13. 2009
    ..The patients with AF may have elevated values of CRP, and the assessment of this increase may be predictive of early relapses of AF after electrical cardioversion...
  25. ncbi Plasma homocysteine levels and late outcome in patients with unstable angina
    E Vizzardi
    University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Cardiology 107:354-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate a possible relationship between HCY levels and the severity of coronary artery disease (CAD) and its prognostic value in patients with unstable angina (UA)...
  26. pmc Asymptomatic quadricuspid aortic valve
    E Vizzardi
    Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, Brescia Study University, Brescia, Italy
    Can J Cardiol 24:e8. 2008
  27. ncbi Coronary artery fistula: diagnostic role of transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography
    E Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 56:361-4. 2008
    ..This case represents a typical sample of this rare anomaly and puts into evidence the essential role of echocardiography to define and complete the angiographic diagnosis...
  28. doi CA 125 tumoral marker plasma levels relate to systolic and diastolic ventricular function and to the clinical status of patients with chronic heart failure
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Institute of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Echocardiography 25:955-60. 2008
    ..CA 125 could be used as an additional, noninvasive, easily determinable, and low-cost marker of the clinical condition of patients affected by heart failure...
  29. doi Tako-tsubo-like left ventricular dysfunction: transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome
    E Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, Department of Cardiology, University Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 64:67-74. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is a complete evaluation of epidemiology, clinical and instrumental features, pathophysiological mechanisms, therapy and prognosis of this syndrome...
  30. pmc Thrombus or tumor? a case of fibroelastoma as indicated during the submission process
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, Brescia University, Brescia, Italy
    Cases J 2:31. 2009
    ..v. Only after a transoesophageal echocardiography a tumour cardiac mass was suspected. The diagnosis of fibroelastoma was confirmed by MRI and then from the anatomic and histoligical definition after surgery...
  31. ncbi Homocysteine and heart failure: an overview
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Department of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Recent Pat Cardiovasc Drug Discov 4:15-21. 2009
    ..Moreover, larger intervention trials are needed to clarify whether modification of plasma HCY by B-vitamin supplementation improves the clinical outcome in CHF patients...
  32. ncbi [Usefulness of left atrial diametres and volumes for the evaluation of left ventricular diastolic function]
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Unità Operativa Complessa di Cardiologia, Universita, Brescia
    Recenti Prog Med 100:294-8. 2009
    ..The diastolic function of the left ventricle is a main point of the physiological adaptations of the cardiovascular system to the various situations...
  33. doi Measurement of the myocardial performance index in ambulatory patients with heart failure: correlation with other clinical and echocardiographic parameters and independent prognostic value
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Echocardiography 27:123-9. 2010
    ..We assessed the correlation with other clinical and echocardiographic measurements and the prognostic value of MPI in patients with HF...
  34. ncbi [Homocysteine: a casual link with heart failure?]
    E Vizzardi
    Department of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Med 100:421-7. 2009
    ..Regarding the potential mechanistic role of HHCY in CHF, all of these studies do not provide any mechanistic insights because of their epidemiological nature. Future studies need to explore the exact pathomechanisms of HHCY in CHF...
  35. ncbi Imaging of caseous calcification of the mitral annulus
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, Brescia University, Brescia, Italy
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:726-7. 2009
    ..The case is reported of a 65-year-old woman in whom a suspicious mass was detected with transthoracic echocardiography performed for dyspnea...
  36. ncbi Helicobacter pylori and ischemic heart disease
    E Vizzardi
    Department of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Panminerva Med 53:193-202. 2011
    ..The results are contradictory and require further investigation...
  37. ncbi The importance of reducing heart rate in cardiovascular diseases: effects of Ivabradine
    E Vizzardi
    Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Med 102:373-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this review is to investigate the main trials that support Ivabradine adoption in clinical practice...
  38. doi Effect of spironolactone on left ventricular ejection fraction and volumes in patients with class I or II heart failure
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Department of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 106:1292-6. 2010
    ..Cardiopulmonary exercise testing parameters did not change. In conclusion, administration of spironolactone to patients with NYHA class I to II HF has beneficial effects on LV remodeling and diastolic function...
  39. ncbi Psoriasis and cardiovascular diseases
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Dept of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Acta Cardiol 65:337-40. 2010
    ..In this review we analysed the link between psoriasis and cardiovascular disease and the possible physiopathologic mechanism of this correlation...
  40. pmc Tricuspid valve myxoma in a patient with congestive heart failure
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, University Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Cases J 3:21. 2010
    ..We describe the case of a woman with moderate dyspnoea of unknown origin and the presence of tricuspid myxoma who underwent tricuspid valve curettage...
  41. pmc Infectious endocarditis during pregnancy, problems in the decision-making process: a case report
    Enrico Vizzardi
    Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Brescia Study University, P le Spedali Civili, 1 Brescia, Italy
    Cases J 2:6537. 2009
    ..The difficulties in selecting the appropriate management strategy, particularly optimal time and mode of delivery, optimal time and type of valve surgery, are emphasized...
  42. doi A quadricuspid aortic valve associated with severe aortic regurgitation and left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    A D'Aloia
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Applied Experimental Medicine, University Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:724-5. 2009
    ..We report a case of a quadricuspid aortic valve associated with severe aortic regurgitation and left ventricular systolic dysfunction...
  43. ncbi Mitral valve prolapse and conduction disturbances: the forgotten association
    A D'Aloia
    Department of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Cardiovasc J Afr 21:327-9. 2010
    ..It is hoped that this short communication will once again focus attention on the as yet unexplained association between mitral valve prolapse and various cardiac conduction disorders...
  44. doi Endothelial dysfunction and vascular stiffness in women with previous pregnancy complicated by early or late pre-eclampsia
    R Orabona
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 49:116-123. 2017
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  45. doi Insights into cardiac alterations after pre-eclampsia: an echocardiographic study
    R Orabona
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 49:124-133. 2017
    ....
  46. ncbi Cardiac arrest in a patient with a mobile right atrial thrombus in transit and amyloidosis
    A D'Aloia
    Department of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:141-2. 2008
    ..All these characteristics were highly suggestive for an infiltrative form of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The final diagnosis was amyloidosis...
  47. doi Elastic properties of ascending aorta in women with previous pregnancy complicated by early- or late-onset pre-eclampsia
    R Orabona
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 47:316-23. 2016
    ....
  48. ncbi [Raised homocysteine plasma concentration in patients with heart failure: clinical significance]
    E Vizzardi
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Applicata, Cattedra di Cardiologia, Universita degli Studi di Brescia
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 68:96-102. 2007
    ..On this ground we have analysed levels of homocysteine in patients with heart failure and possible correlation between these levels and clinical-functional pattern (NYHA class and ejection fraction)...
  49. ncbi Elastic aortic properties in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a single center echocardiographic evaluation
    E Vizzardi
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Study of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 18:3251-5. 2014
    ..We aimed to extend our knowledge about this topic, considering tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) and tissue strain...
  50. ncbi [Recurrent episodes of acute non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema caused by ingesting hydrochlorothiazide]
    C Fiorina
    Cattedra di Cardiologia, , Brescia
    Ital Heart J Suppl 2:904-7. 2001
    ..The pathogenesis and the cause of the increased pulmonary sensitivity are reviewed and discussed...
  51. doi Non-obstructive membranes of the left atrial appendage
    Tania Bordonali
    Istitute of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili Brescia, Italy
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:e1-2. 2012
    ..In this study we describe the presence of a non-obstructive membrane traversing the cavity of the LAA, found incidentally on transoesophageal echocardiography...
  52. ncbi Brain cancer mimicking an acute coronary syndrome
    E Vizzardi
    Department of Cardiology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 55:503-7. 2007
    ..Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging and stereotaxis biopsy confirmed the etiology of the lesion to be a glioblastoma. The patient died soon thereafter from respiratory and cardiocirculatory arrest...
  53. ncbi Effects of ranolazine on cardiovascular system
    Ivano Bonadei
    Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Study of Brescia
    Recent Pat Cardiovasc Drug Discov 6:215-21. 2011
    ..Moreover, have been recently developed new interesting patents of novel pharmaceutical effects and derivates of Ran...