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Delayed Coronary Obstruction After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, TAVI; TAVR; coronary obstruction; transcatheter aortic valve replacement,

[Updated SICI-GISE position paper on institutional and operator requirements for transcatheter aortic valve implantation], ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2018 Sep;19(9):519-529

Optimal structure of TAVI heart centres in 2018, ,EuroIntervention. 2018 Aug 31;14(AB):AB11-AB18

Femoropopliteal atherosclerosis: do drug-eluting stents improve outcome?, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2018 Feb;19 Suppl 1:e91-e92

Contrast-Zero Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Patients With Severe Renal Dysfunction: A Single-Center Experience, ,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Apr 23;11(8):820-822

Right anterior mini-thoracotomy vs. conventional sternotomy for aortic valve replacement: a propensity-matched comparison, Aortic valve replacement; central cannulation; mini-thoracotomy; minimally invasive surgery,J Thorac Dis. 2018 Mar;10(3):1588-1595

Needle-Delivered Drug Elution in Femoral Artery Disease, drug delivery to vessel wall; drug elution; femoral disease,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 May 28;11(10):932-933

Drug-Coated Balloon Treatment of Femoropopliteal Lesions for Patients With Intermittent Claudication and Ischemic Rest Pain: 2-Year Results From the IN.PACT Global Study, angioplasty; drug-coated balloon; femoropopliteal artery; peripheral artery disease; target lesion revascularization,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 May 28;11(10):945-953

Response by Schneider et al to Letter Regarding Article, “Treatment Effect of Drug-Coated Balloons Is Durable to 3 Years in the Femoropopliteal Arteries: Long-Term Results of the IN.PACT SFA Randomized Trial”, ,Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Jun;11(6):e006699

Radial versus femoral access and bivalirudin versus unfractionated heparin in invasively managed patients with acute coronary syndrome (MATRIX): final 1-year results of a multicentre, randomised controlled trial, ,Lancet. 2018 Sep 8;392(10150):835-848.

Carotid artery stenting with a new generation double-mesh stent in 3 high-volume Italian centres: 12-month follow-up results, ,EuroIntervention. 2018 Sep 4.

Correlation between frequency-domain optical coherence tomography and fractional flow reserve in angiographically-intermediate coronary lesions, Fractional flow reserve; Intermediate coronary lesions; Optical coherence tomography,Int J Cardiol. 2018 Feb 15;253:55-60

Successful percutaneous paravalvular leak closure followed by transfemoral aortic lotus valve-in-valve implantation in a degenerated surgical bioprosthesis, aortic valve disease; paravalvular leak; percutaneous intervention; transcatheter valve implantation,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Jan 1;91(1):169-174

The chronic ischaemic cardiovascular disease ESC Pilot Registry: Results of the six-month follow-up, Registries; ischaemic cardiovascular disease; outcomes; stable angina,Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2018 Mar;25(4):377-387

Micro-mesh technology in routine CAS: the final piece of the puzzle?, ,EuroIntervention. 2018 Feb 20;13(14):1629-1630

Obesity and increased susceptibility to arsenic-related type 2 diabetes in Northern Chile, Arsenic; Body Mass Index (BMI); Obesity; Synergy; Type 2 diabetes (T2D),Environ Res. 2018 Jul 27; 167:248-254

Treatment Effect of Drug-Coated Balloons Is Durable to 3 Years in the Femoropopliteal Arteries: Long-Term Results of the IN.PACT SFA Randomized Trial, Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Jan.,11(1):e005891

A comparison of intracoronary treatment strategies for thrombus burden removal during primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a COCTAIL II substudy, ,Coron Artery Dis. 2018 May;29(3):186-193

PCR Peripheral @ GISE: a unique educational link between peripheral endovascular solutions and interventional cardiologists, ,EuroIntervention. 2017 Oct 13;13(9):e1013-e1017

Impact of oral P2Y12 inhibitors on residual thrombus burden and reperfusion indexes in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2016 Sep;17(9):701-6

Carotid artery stenting with a new-generation double-mesh stent in three high-volume Italian centres: clinical results of a multidisciplinary approach, ,EuroIntervention. 2016 Aug 5;12(5):e677-83

Ticagrelor versus Clopidogrel in Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease, ,N Engl J Med. 2017 Jan 5;376(1):32-40

Results of Lutonix drug-coated balloons angioplasty in below the knee arteries in critical limb ischemia patients, ,Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2016;23:1-4

Bail-Out Use of Impella CP as a Bridge to TAVI in a Cardiogenic Shock Patient: The “Pump-Rewiring” Technique, ,J Invasive Cardiol. 2016 Jan;28(1):E1-5

Acquired coronary artery aneurysm following treatment with bioresorbable vascular scaffolds, ,EuroIntervention. 2016 Oct 20;12(9):1174

Double right coronary artery in primary PCI: Finding the hidden treasure…., Double right coronary artery; Percutaneous coronary intervention; ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction,Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2017 Dec;18(8):601-603

Comparison between intermediate and severe coronary stenoses and clinical outcomes of an OCT-guided PCI strategy, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2016 May;17(5):361-7

Reproducibility of serial optical coherence tomography measurements for lumen area and plaque components in humans (The CLI-VAR [Centro per la Lotta Contro l’Infarto-variability] II study), Atherosclerotic plaque; Measurements reproducibility; Optical coherence tomography,Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Mar;32(3):381-7

Time-related changes in neointimal tissue coverage of a novel Sirolimus eluting stent: Serial observations with optical coherence tomography, Early endothelisation; OCT; Orsiro DES; Strut coverage,Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2016 Jan-Feb;17(1):38-43

Right ventricular evaluation to improve survival outcome in patients with severe functional mitral regurgitation and advanced heart failure undergoing MitraClip therapy, Percutaneous mitral valve repair,Int J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 15;223:574-580

Procedural and 30-day clinical outcomes following transcatheter aortic valve replacement with lotus valve: Results of the RELEVANT study, aortic valve disease; percutaneous intervention; structural heart disease intervention; transcatheter valve implantation,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Dec 1;90(7):1206-1211

Long-term follow-up after trans-catheter tricuspid valve-in-valve replacement with balloon-expandable aortic valves, Structural heart interventions; Trans-catheter tricuspid valve replacement; Tricuspid valve; Valve-in-valve,Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 15;235:141-146

Role of residual acute stent malapposition in percutaneous coronary interventions, optical coherence tomography; percutaneous coronary intervention; registry; stent malapposition,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Oct 1;90(4):566-575

EURObservational Research Programme: the Chronic Ischaemic Cardiovascular Disease Registry: Pilot phase (CICD-PILOT), Cardiac procedures; Drug therapy; Ischaemic cardiovascular disease; Management; Stable angina,Eur Heart J. 2016 Jan 7;37(2):152-60

Carotid artery stenting, ,Heart. 2016 Jul 1;102(13):1059-69

Trends of percutaneous coronary intervention in Italy in the last 10 years, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2017 Mar;18(3):170-177

Impact on outcome of different types of carotid stent: results from the European Registry of Carotid Artery Stenting, ,EuroIntervention. 2016 Jun 12;12(2):e265-70

Patterns and trends of transcatheter aortic valve implantation in Italy: insights from RISPEVA, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2017 Feb;18(2):96-102

The role of residual intrastent thrombus during primary angioplasty: insights from the COCTAIL II study, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2017 May;18(5):348-353

Independent Modular Filter for Embolic Protection in Carotid Stenting, carotid artery; embolic protection; embolic stroke; myocardial infarction; stenting,Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Mar;10(3). pii: e004244

Distinct gene expression profiles associated with Notch ligands Delta-like 4 and Jagged1 in plaque material from peripheral artery disease patients: a pilot study, Inflammation; Macrophages; Notch; Peripheral artery disease; Vascular smooth muscle cells; microRNA,J Transl Med. 2017 May 4;15(1):98

An update of the Italian Stroke Organization-Stroke Prevention Awareness Diffusion Group guidelines on carotid endarterectomy and stenting: A personalized medicine approach, Practice guidelines; carotid endarterectomy; personalized medicine; stenting; stroke control; stroke prevention,Int J Stroke. 2017 Jul;12(5):560-567

Stent and Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Duration Comparisons in the Setting of a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial: Can the Operator Experience Affect the Study Results?, clinical outcomes; operator; percutaneous coronary intervention; randomized trial,J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Dec 23;6(12). pii: e007150

[New technologies and applications for drug-coated balloons], ,G ltal Cardiol (Rome). 2017 Feb; 18(2 Suppl 1):22S-30S. Italian

Acute Kidney lnjury After Radial or Femoral Access for Invasive Acute Coronary Syndrome Management: AKl-MATRIX., ST-segment elevation; bleeding; coronary intervention; creatinine; estimated glomerular filtration rate,J Am Coli Cardiol. 2017 May 11. pii: 80735-1097(17)36897-3.

Repositionable and retrievable Lotus Valve System for the treatment of bicuspid aortic stenosis: is it time to treat all valves?, Bicuspid aortic valve; Lotus Valve System; TAVI; Paravalvular leak; Sizing,Expert Rev Med Devices. 2017 Jul; 14(7):557-563.

Drug-coated balloons and in-stent restenosis: a new tale of an old story., Interventional Cardiology,Eurolntervention. 2017 Jul 20;13(4):386-387.

Stellarex drug-coated balloon for treatment of femoropopliteal arterial disease – The ILLUMENATE Global Study: 12-Month results from a prospective, multicenter, single-arm study., Drug-coated balloon; Peripheral arterial disease; Superficial femoral artery,Catheter Cardiovasc lnterv. 2017 Oct 31

Limitations of OCT in identifying and quantifying lipid components, An in-vivo comparison study with IVUS-NIRS, ,EuroIntervention, 2016 Dec. 15. pii: EIJ-D-16-00317

Significant Drop in Right Atrial Pressure Does Not lnfluence Fractional Flow Reserve Coronarv Assessment, ,J Heart Valve Dis. 2017 May

2-Year Results of Paclitaxel-Coated Balloons for Long Femoropopliteal Artery Disease: Evidence From the SFA-Long Study., Cardiovascular Interventions,JACC Cardiovasc lnterv. 2017 Apr 10;10(7):728-734.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve-in-Valve Implantation Using Lotus Valve for Failed Surgical Bioprostheses., ,Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Feb 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)31622-8.

Mini-Bentall: An lnteresting Approach far Selected Patients., ,lnnovations (Phila). 2017 Jan/Feb; 12(1):41-45.

Comparison of paclitaxel drug-elutinq balloon and paclitaxel-eluting stent in small coronary vessels in diabetic and nondiabetic patients – results from the BELLO {balloon elution and late loss optimization) trial., Diabetes mellitus; Drug-eluting balloon; Paclitaxel-eluting stent; Small coronary vessel disease,Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2017 Jan-Feb; 18(1):4-9.

A propensity score matched comparative study between paclitaxel-coated balloon and everolimus-eluting stents for the treatment of small coronary vessels., ,Catheter Cardiovasc lnterv. 2017 Jan 21. 90(3):380-386.

The year in cardiology 2016: peripheral circulation., Aorta and Peripheral Vascular Diseases ,Eur Heart J. 2017 Jan 2. pii: ehw643.

Use of carbon dioxide as contrast agent to perform balloon angioplasty of the superficial femoral artery in a patient with severe renal impairment, ,G ltal Cardiol (Rome). 2015 Dec; 16(12):696-9. Italian

How should I treat renai artery in-stent restenosis and stent fracture after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair?, ,Eurolntervention. 2016 Nov 20; 12(10):1312-1316.

lmpact of oral P2Y12 inhibitors on residual thrombus burden and reperfusion indexes in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction., ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2016 Sep; 17(9):701-6

Vascular Scaffold far Below-the-Knee Vascular Disease: Have We Got a New Challenger?, Below-the-knee; Bioresorbable scaffolds; Critical limb ischemia,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Aug 22; 9(16):1729-30.

Working in the Mirror: Left Atrial Appendage Closure in a Patient With Dextrocardia, Dextrocardia; Left atrial appendage closure; Mirroring,JACC Cardiovasc lnterv. 2016 Jun 27; 9(12):e117-20.

How should I treat Budd-Chiari syndrome after liver transplantation with inferior vena cava occlusion?, ,Eurolntervention. 2016 May 17; 12(1):124-8.

1-Year Results of Paclitaxel-Coated Balloons far Long Femoropopliteal Artery Disease: Evidence From the SFA-Long Study, Paclitaxel-coated balloon; Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty; Peripheral artery disease,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 May 9; 9(9):950-6.

Needing a Helping Hand: Left Amplatz Catheter to Facilitate Anterior Leaflet Grasping in the MitraClip Procedure., MitraClip; Asymmetrical tethering; Challenging grasping; Left Amplatz catheter,JACC Cardiovasc lnterv. 2016 May 9; 9(9):e91-3

First Lotus aortic valve-in-valve implantation to treat degenerated Mitroflow bioprostheses, ,EuroIntervention. 2016 Apr 20; 11(13):1545-8.

Reperfusion therapy for ST elevation acute myocardial infarction 2010/2011: current status in 37 ESC countries, Europe; Primary percutaneous coronary intervention; STEMI; Treatment variation,Eur Heart J. 2014 Aug 1;35(29):1957-70

Ivabradine in stable coronary artery disease without clinical heart failure, ,N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 18;371(12):1091-9

Design and rationale for the Minimizing Adverse haemorrhagic events by TRansradial access site and systemic Implementation of angioX program, ,Am Heart J. 2014 Dec;168(6):838-45.e6

Cath Lab and cardiac arrest, ,Ambulance Today 2015 [In Press]

Radial versus femoral access in patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing invasive management: a randomised multicentre trial, ,Lancet. 2015 Jun 20;385(9986):2465-76

Correlation between coronary microvascular function and angina status in patients with stable microvascular angina, ,Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014;18(3):374-9

Peripheral arterial function and coronary microvascular function in patients with variant angina, ,Cardiology. 2014;129(1):20-4

Clinical and procedural impact of aortic arch anatomic variants in carotid stenting procedures, aortic arch anatomy; carotid artery stenting; periprocedural stroke,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Sep;86(3):480-9

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: contemporary management and future perspectives, ,Heart. 2015 Sep;101(18):1505-16

Physician-initiated prospective Italian Registry of carotid stenting with the C-Guard mesh-stent: the IRON-Guard registry. Rationale and design, ,J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2015 Oct;56(5):787-91. Epub 2015 May 21

Bivalirudin or Unfractionated Heparin in Acute Coronary Syndromes, ,N Engl J Med. 2015 Sep 10;373(11):997-1009

Two-year outcomes after first- or second-generation drug-eluting or bare-metal stent implantation in all-comer patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a pre-specified analysis from the PRODIGY study (PROlonging Dual Antiplatelet Treatment After Grading stent-induced Intimal hyperplasia studY), BMS; CI; CK-MB; DES; EES; MACE; MI; PES; ST; TLR; TVR; ZES-S; all-comer randomized clinical trial; bare-metal stent(s); confidence interval; creatine kinase myocardial band; drug-eluting stent(s); everolimus-eluting stent(s); major adverse cardiac event(s); myocardial infarction; paclitaxel-eluting stent(s); stent thrombosis; target lesion revascularization; target vessel revascularization; zotarolimus-eluting Endeavor Sprint stent(s); zotarolimus-eluting stent(s),JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Jan;7(1):20-8

Revascularization strategies in patients with combined carotid and coronary artery disease, ,J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jun 24;63(24):2745-6

“In-stent” renal denervation for the treatment of severe resistant hypertension., ,Int J Cardiol. 2014 May 15;173(3):e25-6

Reproducibility of the Carpet View system: a novel technical solution for display and off line analysis of OCT images, ,Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Oct;30(7):1225-33

Obesity and excess weight in early adulthood and high risks of arsenic-related cancer in later life, Arsenic; BMI; Bladder cancer; Cancer; Chile; Drinking water; Inflammation; Lung cancer; Obesity,Environ Res. 2015 Oct;142:594-601

Emergency coronary and peripheral arteries combined with percutaneous intervention in the elderly: success or therapeutic excess?, acute coronary syndrome; acute peripheral artery disease; elderly patients; percutaneous intervention,Future Cardiol. 2015 Sep;11(5):521-4

Drug-coated balloon treatment of coronary artery disease: a position paper of the Italian Society of Interventional Cardiology, coronary artery disease; drug-coated balloon; percutaneous coronary intervention,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Feb 15;83(3):427-35

Aorfix™ device for abdominal aortic aneurysm with challenging anatomy, ,J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2014 Feb;55(1):61-70

Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of extracranial carotid artery stenosis from the Italian Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, ,J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2014 Feb;55(1):119-31

An update on Italian Stroke Organization guidelines on carotid endarterectomy and stenting, carotid endarterectomy; practice guidelines; stenting; stroke control; stroke prevention,Int J Stroke. 2014 Oct;9 Suppl A100:14-9

Olfactory non-cancer effects of exposure to ionizing radiation in staff working in the cardiac catheterization laboratory, Cath Lab; Exposure; Ionizing radiation; Neurodegeneration; Olfaction,Int J Cardiol. 2014 Feb 15;171(3):461-3

Optical Coherence Tomography Guidance during Peripheral Vascular Intervention, ,Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2015 Jun;38(3):768-72

Transcatheter treatment of chronic mitral regurgitation with the MitraClip system: an Italian consensus statement, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2014 Mar;15(3):173-88

The DESERVE study: diffusion weighted-MRI based evaluation of the effectiveness of endovascular clamping during carotid artery stenting with the Mo.Ma device, Carotid artery; Embolic protection; Stenosis; Stent; Stroke,Int J Cardiol. 2014 Jun 15;174(2):382-3

Perioperative management of antiplatelet therapy in patients with coronary stents undergoing cardiac and non-cardiac surgery: a consensus document from Italian cardiological, surgical and anaesthesiological societies, ,EuroIntervention. 2014 May;10(1):38-46

Safety and feasibility of iliac endovascular interventions with a radial approach. Results from a multicenter study coordinated by the Italian Radial Force, Iliac intervention; Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty; Transradial approach,Int J Cardiol. 2014 Aug 1;175(2):280-4

Endovascular treatment of late coronary-subclavian steal syndrome, ,J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Nov;148(5):2112-6

Quantification of manual thrombus removal in patients with acute coronary syndromes: a study exploiting serial frequency domain-optical coherence tomography, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2015 Mar;16(3):204-12

Carotid artery stenting: second consensus document of the ICCS/ISO-SPREAD joint committee, ,Cerebrovasc Dis. 2014;38(2):77-93

Carotid artery stenting: an update, ,Eur Heart J. 2015 Jan 1;36(1):13-21

Old and New Drugs for Treatment of Stable Angina: New Anti-Anginal Drugs and Coronary Revascularization, ,Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem. 2015;13(1):21-4. Review

Suboptimal stent deployment is associated with subacute stent thrombosis: optical coherence tomography insights from a multicenter matched study. From the CLI Foundation investigators: the CLI-THRO study, ,Am Heart J. 2015 Feb;169(2):249-56

How should I treat a complex left subclavian artery stenosis involving the vertebral artery in a patient with subclavian steal syndrome and left internal mammary artery bypass graft?, ,EuroIntervention. 2015 Mar 22;10(11):e1-7

Optical coherence tomography during carotid artery stenting: A new niche application?, ,Int J Cardiol. 2015;187:372-3

SICI-GISE position paper on standards and guidelines for diagnostic and catheterization laboratories, ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2015 Oct;16(10):590-600

Vertebral-subclavian bifurcation treatment. “The wedding ring technique” for a vertebral in-stent restenosis associated with stent fracture, ,Gac Med Mex. 2015 Sep-Oct;151(5):655-9

Durability of Treatment Effect Using a Drug-Coated Balloon for Femoropopliteal Lesions: 24-Month Results of IN.PACT SFA., ,J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Dec 1; 66(21):2329-2338

3-Year Follow-Up of the Balloon Elution and Late Loss Optimization Study (BELLO), ,JACC Cardiovasc lnterv. 2015 Jul; 8(8):1132-4

A 2-year follow-up of a randomized multicenter study comparing a paclitaxel drug-eluting balloon with a paclitaxel-eluting stent in small coronary vessels the BELLO study, Drug-eluting balloon, Paclitaxel-eluting stents, Randomized controlled trial, Small vessel disease,Int J Cardiol. 2015 Apr 1; 184:17-21

New imaging modalities in peripheral interventions, Peripheral angioplasty, CO2 angiography, Optical coherence tomography, Critical limb ischaemia,European Heart Journal Supplements, Volume 17, Issue suppl_A, 1 March 2015, Pages A18–A22

Drug-coated balloon versus standard percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for the treatment of superficial femoral and popliteal peripheral artery disease: 12-month results from the IN.PACT SFA randomized trial, Drug-eluting balloons; Peripheral arterial disease; Peripheral vascular diseases,Circulation. 2015 Feb 3; 131(5):495-502

Drug-eluting balloon versus standard balloon angioplasty for infrapopliteal arterial revascularization in critical limb ischemia: 12-month results from the IN.PACT DEEP randomized trial, Critical limb ischemia; Drug-eluting balloon; Peripheral vascular disease,J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Oct 14; 64(15):1568-76

David Versus Goliath: The First Round, Critical limb ischemia; Drug-eluting balloon; Drug-eluting stent; Peripheral angioplasty,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Sep; 7(9):1057-9.

Saline vs contrast infusion during optical coherence tomography imaging of peripheral percutaneous intervention, Atherectomy; Optical coherence tomography (OCT); Peripheral percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA),Int J Cardiol. 2014 Mar 1; 172(1):246-8

Evaluation of the biodegradable peripheral Igaki-Tamai stent in the treatment of de novo lesions in the superficial femoral artery: the GAIA study, Biodegradable stent; GAIA study; Igaki-Tamai; Peripheral artery disease; PLLA stent(s); Superficial femoral artery,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Mar; 7(3):305-12.

IN.PACT Amphirion paclitaxel eluting balloon versus standard percutaneous transluminal angioplasty for infrapopliteal revascularization of critical limb ischemia: rationale and protocol for an ongoing randomized controlled trial, Peripheral vascular disease; Critical limb ischemia; Infrapopliteal; Drug-eluting balloon,Trials. 2014 Feb 19; 15:63

Residual shunt after patent foramen ovale closure: preliminary results from Italian patent foramen ovale survey, Patent foramen ovale; closure; right-to-left shunt; stroke; transient ischemic attack,J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013 Oct;22(7):e219-26

Coronary artery bypass grafting vs percutaneous coronary intervention in a ‘real-world’ setting: a comparative effectiveness study based on propensity score-matched cohorts, Cardiac surgery; Coronary artery bypass grafting; Percutaneous coronary angioplasty,Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jul;44(1):e16-24

Confronto delle caratteristiche cliniche e del dolore anginoso tra pazienti con sindrome X cardiaca e pazienti con malattia coronarica aterosclerotica, ,Italian Journal of Practice Cardiology On-Line 2012;0:15-21

Transient endothelial dysfunction following flow-mediated dilation assessment, ,Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2012 Aug;22(8):626-34

Effect of bariatric surgery on peripheral flow-mediated dilation and coronary microvascular function, ,Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2012 Aug;22(8):626-34

Letter by Montone et al regarding article, “Atrial fibrillation: outpatient presentation and management”, ,Circulation. 2012 Jan 31;125(4):e318; author reply e319

Coronary microvascular function and cortical pain processing in patients with silent positive exercise testing and normal coronary arteries, ,Am J Cardiol. 2012 Jun 15;109(12):1705-10

Coronary microvascular dysfunction after elective percutaneous coronary intervention: correlation with exercise stress test results, Coronary microvascular dysfunction; Exercise stress test; Percutaneous coronary intervention,Int J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 20;168(1):121-5

Clinical correlates and prognostic value of flow mediated dilation in patients with non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes, ,Am J Cardiol. 2013 Jan 1;111(1):51-7

Differential effects of heart rate reduction by atenolol or ivabradine on peripheral endothelial function in type 2 diabetic patients, ,Heart. 2012 Dec;98(24):1812-6

Effect of ranolazine on arterial endothelial function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, ,Atherosclerosis. 2013 Jan;226(1):157-60

Metformin improves endothelial function in type 1 diabetic subjects: a pilot, placebo-controlled randomized study, ,Diabetes Obes Metab. 2013 May;15(5):427-31

Comment on: Koivikko et al. Autonomic cardiac regulation during spontaneous nocturnal hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care 2012;35:1585-1590, ,Diabetes Care. 2013 Jan;36(1):e19

Lack of effect of nitrates on exercise stress test results in patients with microvascular angina, ,Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2013 Jun;27(3):229-34

Effects of ivabradine and ranolazine in patients with microvascular angina pectoris, ,Am J Cardiol. 2013 Jul 1;112(1):8-13

Transradial versus transfemoral intervention for acute myocardial infarction: a propensity score-adjusted and -matched analysis from the REAL (REgistro regionale AngiopLastiche dell’Emilia-Romagna) multicenter registry, ,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Jan;5(1):23-35

Ticagrelor, but not clopidogrel and prasugrel, prevents ADP-induced vascular smooth muscle cell contraction: a placebo-controlled study in rats, ,Thromb Res. 2012 Jul;130(1):65-9

Short- versus long-term duration of dual-antiplatelet therapy after coronary stenting: a randomized multicenter trial, ,Circulation. 2012 Apr 24;125(16):2015-26

Management of patients with patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke: a collaborative, multidisciplinary, position paper, ,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Jul 1;82(1):E38-51

Combined endovascular treatment for acute multi-district atherosclerotic disease, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2013 Aug;20(4):552-3

Adenosine improves post-procedural coronary flow but not clinical outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized trials, ,Atherosclerosis. 2012 May;222(1):1-7

Management of combined severe carotid and coronary artery disease, ,Curr Cardiol Rep. 2012 Apr;14(2):125-34

ESC guidelines for the treatment and diagnosis of peripheral artery disease. Guideline includes extracranial carotid artery, vertebral, mesenteric, renal, upper and lower extremity arteries, ,Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2012 Mar;40 Suppl 1:5-60

A meta-analysis of proximal occlusion device outcomes in carotid artery stenting, ,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Dec 1;80(7):1072-8

European Registry of Carotid Artery Stenting: results from a prospective registry of eight high volume EUROPEAN institutions, ,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Aug 1;80(2):329-34

Prospective, multicenter European study of the GORE flow reversal system for providing neuroprotection during carotid artery stenting, ,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Dec 1;80(7):1060-8

Reproducibility of coronary optical coherence tomography for lumen and length measurements in humans (The CLI-VAR [Centro per la Lotta contro l’Infarto-VARiability] study), ,Am J Cardiol. 2012 Oct 15;110(8):1106-12

Coronary stenting and surgery: perioperative management of antiplatelet therapy in patients undergoing surgery after coronary stent implantation, ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2012 Jul-Aug;13(7-8):528-51

Regional differences and Italian charter to expand the primary angioplasty service, ,EuroIntervention. 2012 Aug;8 Suppl P:P80-5

Proposed practical anatomical-procedural classification systems for evaluating carotid lesions and carotid artery stenting, ,EuroIntervention. 2012 Sep;8(5):607-16

Angiography alone versus angiography plus optical coherence tomography to guide decision-making during percutaneous coronary intervention: the Centro per la Lotta contro l’Infarto-Optimisation of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (CLI-OPCI) study, ,EuroIntervention. 2012 Nov 22;8(7):823-9

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis: position statement of the Italian Society of Interventional Cardiology (SICI-GISE) on minimum standards for hospitals and operators, ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2012 Nov;13(11):772-6

Association between proximal stent edge positioning on atherosclerotic plaques containing lipid pools and postprocedural myocardial infarction (from the CLI-POOL Study), ,Am J Cardiol. 2013 Feb 15;111(4):526-31

Proving the safety of carotid artery stenting: now or never, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2012 Dec;19(6):757-60

Current concepts on the management of concomitant carotid and coronary disease, ,J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2013 Feb;54(1):47-54

First clinical experience with the GARDEX EPD: a novel embolic protection device for carotid artery stenting, ,EuroIntervention. 2013 Jan 22;8(9):1026-32

From the abluminal biodegradable polymer stent to the polymer free stent. Clinical evidence, ,Minerva Cardioangiol. 2013 Apr;61(2):243-54

BRAVISSIMO: 12-month results from a large scale prospective trial, ,J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2013 Apr;54(2):235-53

Patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke, ,N Engl J Med. 2013 Jul 4;369(1):89-90

The Virtual histology In CaroTids Observational RegistrY (VICTORY) study: a European prospective registry to assess the feasibility and safety of intravascular ultrasound and virtual histology during carotid interventions, Atherosclerosis; Carotid; Intravascular ultrasound; Plaque morphology; Stent; Virtual histology,Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 3;168(3):2089-93

SICI-GISE position paper on drug-coated balloon use in the coronary district, ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2013 Oct;14(10):690-8

SICI-GISE position paper on the requirements for diagnostic and interventional procedures in patients with peripheral arterial disease, ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2013 Oct;14(10):690-8

Multidisciplinary position paper on the management of patent foramen ovale in the presence of cryptogenic cerebral ischemia – Italian version 2013, ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2013 Oct;14(10):699-712

ANMCO/SICI-GISE document on antiplatelet therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome, ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2013 Dec;14(12):839-66

Stent-related defects in patients presenting with stent thrombosis: differences at optical coherence tomography between subacute and late/very late thrombosis in the Mechanism Of Stent Thrombosis (MOST) study, ,EuroIntervention. 2013 Dec;9(8):936-44

Clinical evaluation of a paclitaxel-eluting balloon for treatment of femoropopliteal arterial disease: 12-month results from a multicenter Italian registry, Femoropopliteal artery; Ischemic vascular disease; Paclitaxel-eluting balloon(s); Restenosis,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Mar; 5(3):331-8

Safety and efficacy of saline infusion for optical coherence tomography evaluation of vascular lesion induced by renal nerve ablation, Optical coherence tomography; Renal denervation; Renal nerve ablation; Resistant hypertension,Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 12; 168(5):5024-5.

Anti-inflammatory and pro-angiogenic effects of beta blockers in a canine model of chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy: comparison between carvedilol and metoprolol, Ischemic cardiomyopathy; Beta blockers; Regional flow; Regional function; Cytokines; Angiogenesis ,Basic Res Cardiol. 2013 Nov; 108(6):384.

2-year results of paclitaxel-eluting balloons for femoropopliteal artery disease: evidence from a multicenter registry, Angioplasty; Drug-eluting balloon; Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty; Peripheral artery disease,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Mar; 6(3):282-9

A randomized multicenter study comparing a paclitaxel drug-eluting balloon with a paclitaxel-eluting stent in small coronary vessels: the BELLO (Balloon Elution and Late Loss Optimization) study, Drug-eluting balloon; Drug-eluting stent; Late loss; Paclitaxel; Restenosis; Revascularization,J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Dec 18; 60(24):2473-80

[ESC guidelines for the treatment and diagnosis of peripheral artery disease. Guideline includes extracranial carotid artery, vertebral, mesenteric, renal, upper and lower extremity arteries], ,Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2012 Mar; 40 Suppl 1:5-60. Turkish

[Final results from four clinical studies in the field of cardiovascular diseases integrated in the “Mattoni del SSN – Mattone Outcome” Project], ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2011 Dec;12(12 Suppl 1):1S-58S

Ruolo della funzione endoteliale periferica nella stratificazione del rischio cardiovascolare, ,Cardiology Science 2011;9:75-82

Tako-Tsubo Cardiomyopathy and Thyroid Dysfunction, ,Int J Endocrinol Metab 2011;9:369-372

Effect of pioglitazone on systemic inflammation is independent of metabolic control and cardiac autonomic function in patients with type 2 diabetes, ,Acta Diabetol. 2010 Dec;47 Suppl 1:117-22

Cardiac adrenergic nerve function in patients with cardiac syndrome X, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2010 Mar;11(3):151-6

Low glucose blood levels are associated with abnormal cardiac sympatho-vagal balance in type 2 diabetic patients with coronary artery disease, ,Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2010 Mar;14(3):203-7

Exercise stress test results in patients with bare metal stents or drug-eluting stents: pathophysiological and clinical implications, ,Circ J. 2010 Nov;74(11):2372-8. Epub 2010 Sep 4

Inflammation-related effects of adjuvant influenza A vaccination on platelet activation and cardiac autonomic function, ,J Intern Med. 2011 Jan;269(1):118-25

The gap between vascular interventions and vascular medicine, ,EuroIntervention. 2010 May;6(1):25-7

Hybrid aortic arch debranching with staged endovascular completion in DeBakey type I aortic dissection, ,Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Dec;90(6):1847-53

Early vs. delayed invasive strategy in patients with acute coronary syndromes without ST-segment elevation: a meta-analysis of randomized studies, ,QJM. 2011 Mar;104(3):193-200

Procedure volume and outcome: you should take into account each hospital, ,J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Apr 19;57(16):1713-4; author reply 1714

The CREST study, ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2011 Apr;12(4):235-9. Italian

Ischaemic and bleeding complications with new, compared to standard, ADP-antagonist regimens in acute coronary syndromes: a meta-analysis of randomized trials, ,QJM. 2011 Jul;104(7):561-9

Low-molecular-weight heparins vs. unfractionated heparin in the setting of percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis, ,J Thromb Haemost. 2011 Oct;9(10):1902-15

Safety and efficacy of biodegradable vs. durable polymer drug-eluting stents: evidence from a meta-analysis of randomised trials, ,EuroIntervention. 2011 Dec;7(8):985-94

Endovascular carotid interventions, ,EuroIntervention. 2010 Feb;5(7):866-70

Carotid artery stenting versus surgery: adequate comparisons?, ,Lancet Neurol. 2010 Apr;9(4):339-41; author reply 341-2

Safety and effectiveness of the INVATEC MO.MA proximal cerebral protection device during carotid artery stenting: results from the ARMOUR pivotal trial, ,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Jul 1;76(1):1-8

Standardized definitions and clinical endpoints in carotid artery and supra-aortic trunk revascularization trials, ,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Sep 1;76(3):333-44

Classification for carotid artery stenting complications: manifestation, management, and prevention, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2010 Jun;17(3):275-94

Carotid artery stenting versus endarterectomy for carotid stenosis, ,Lancet. 2010 Jul 31;376(9738):327; author reply 327-8

The rapamycin-sensitive phosphoproteome reveals that TOR controls protein kinase A toward some but not all substrates, ,Mol Biol Cell. 2010 Oct 1;21(19):3475-86

Site-specific introduction of gold-carbenoids by intermolecular oxidation of ynamides or ynol ethers, ,Chem Commun (Camb). 2011 Jan 7;47(1):379-81

Clinical outcome after endovascular, surgical or hybrid revascularisation in patients with combined carotid and coronary artery disease: the Finalised Research In ENDovascular Strategies Study Group (FRIENDS), ,EuroIntervention. 2010 Aug;6(3):328-35

Stenting of renal artery stenosis in chronic renal insufficiency: an underexploited opportunity? Caution does not preclude stenting of renal artery stenosis when patients are properly selected, ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2010 Sep;11(9):693-8

Preliminary experience with optical coherence tomography imaging to evaluate carotid artery stents: safety, feasibility and techniques, ,EuroIntervention. 2011 May;7(1):98-105

Early and long-term outcomes after combined percutaneous revascularization in patients with carotid and coronary artery stenoses, ,JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 May;4(5):560-8

Device-based left atrial appendage closure, ,Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Jun;4(3):418-9

Intermolecular and selective synthesis of 2,4,5-trisubstituted oxazoles by a gold-catalyzed formal [3+2] cycloaddition, ,Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2011 Sep 12;50(38):8931-5

ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral artery diseases: Document covering atherosclerotic disease of extracranial carotid and vertebral, mesenteric, renal, upper and lower extremity arteries: the Task Force on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Artery Diseases of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), ,Eur Heart J. 2011 Nov;32(22):2851-906

A new paclitaxel-eluting balloon for angioplasty of femoropopliteal obstructions: acute and midterm results, ,EuroIntervention. 2011 May; 7 Suppl K:K77-82

Carotid artery stenting in octogenarians using a proximal endovascular occlusion cerebral protection device: a multicenter registry, Peripheral Vascular Disease,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Jul 1; 76(1):9-15

Update on the TURBO BOOSTER spectranetics laser for lower extremity occlusive disease, ,J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2010 Apr; 51(2):233-43. Abstract only.

Tibioperoneal trunk pseudoaneurysm coil embolization, ,Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Feb 1; 75(2):276-8

Ruolo dell’ECG dinamico nella stratificazione del rischio in pazienti con cardiopatia ischemica, ,Cardiology Science 2009;4:173-179

L’angina variante 50 anni dopo, ,Cuore e Vasi 2009;3:3-6

Cardiac adrenergic nerve function and microvascular dysfunction in patients with cardiac syndrome X, ,Heart. 2009 Apr;95(7):550-4

Two-year clinical outcomes with drug-eluting stents for diabetic patients with de novo coronary lesions: results from a real-world multicenter registry, ,Circulation. 2008 Feb 19;117(7):923-30

Impact of acute renal failure following percutaneous coronary intervention on long-term mortality, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2008 Apr;9(4):375-81

[Coronary angioplasty in the real world: the RESTEM registry. Outcome of patients treated with sirolimus-eluting stents], ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2008 Apr;9(4):270-9. Italian

Post-traumatic carotid-jugular arterio-venous fistula, ,Heart Lung Circ. 2009 Aug;18(4):293

[Diagnosis and management of periprocedural complications of carotid artery stenting], ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2009 Nov-Dec;10(11-12):718-24. Review. Italian

Proximal endovascular flow blockage for cerebral protection during carotid artery stenting: results from a prospective multicenter registry, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2005 Apr;12(2):156-65

PRIAMUS–proximal flow blockage cerebral protectIon during carotid stenting: results from a multicenter Italian registry, ,J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2005 Jun;46(3):219-27

Does carotid artery stenting work on the long run: 5-year results in high-volume centers (ELOCAS Registry), ,J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2005 Jun;46(3):241-7

The SPIDER Embolic Protection Device performance evaluation in the carotid artery during percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and or stenting, ,J Invasive Cardiol. 2005 Sep;17(9):463-7

Carotid angioplasty and stenting: lesion related treatment strategies, ,EuroIntervention. 2005 Nov;1(3):289-95

Surgical management of acute carotid thrombosis after carotid stenting: a report of three cases, ,J Vasc Surg. 2005 Nov;42(5):993-6

Endovascular treatment of soft carotid plaques: a single-center carotid stent experience, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2006 Apr;13(2):190-5

Rationale and design of a multidisciplinary national real-world registry on carotid stenting: the Italian Registry for Carotid Stenting (RISC), ,J Endovasc Ther. 2006 Apr;13(2):214-20

European carotid PROCAR Trial: prospective multicenter trial to evaluate the safety and performance of the ev3 Protégé stent in the treatment of carotid artery stenosis–1- and 6-month follow-up, ,J Interv Cardiol. 2006 Jun;19(3):215-21

Is carotid artery stenting in octogenarians really dangerous?, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2006 Jun;13(3):302-9

Protected carotid stenting in high-surgical-risk patients: the ARCHeR results, ,J Vasc Surg. 2006 Aug;44(2):258-68

Carotid artery stenting: first consensus document of the ICCS-SPREAD Joint Committee, ,Stroke. 2006 Sep;37(9):2400-9. Epub 2006 Aug 10

Does free cell area influence the outcome in carotid artery stenting?, ,Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2007 Feb;33(2):135-41; discussion 142-3. Epub 2006 Nov 9

SPACE and EVA-3S trials: the need of standards for carotid stenting, ,Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2007 Jan;33(1):48-9. Epub 2006 Nov 22

Are there predictive risk factors for complications after carotid artery stenting?, ,J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2007 Apr;48(2):125-30

A mechanical device for aortic compliance modulation: in vitro simulation of aortic dissection treatment, ,J Biomech. 2007;40(14):3089-95. Epub 2007 May 4

Long-term safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stents: two-year results of the REAL (REgistro AngiopLastiche dell’Emilia Romagna) multicenter registry, ,Circulation. 2007 Jun 26;115(25):3181-8. Epub 2007 Jun 11

Proximal protection in carotid artery stenting: rationale and recent findings, ,EuroIntervention. 2007 Aug;3(2):269-74

The type of embolic protection does not influence the outcome in carotid artery stenting, ,J Vasc Surg. 2007 Aug;46(2):251-6

Impact of diabetes, patient age, and gender on the 30-day incidence of stroke and death in patients undergoing carotid artery stenting with embolus protection: a post-hoc subanalysis of a prospective multicenter registry, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2007 Jun;14(3):271-8

EuroPCR 2007 highlights, ,EuroIntervention. 2007 Nov;3(3):305-8

Economic impact of endarterectomy vs carotid artery stenting: a one year, single centre study, ,EuroIntervention. 2007 Nov;3(3):340-4

RESTEM: a percutaneous coronary intervention ‘real world’ registry in the drug-eluting stent era, ,Coron Artery Dis. 2007 Dec;18(8):653-62

The First Consensus Document of ICCS-SPREAD Joint Committee on Carotid Artery Stenting was not premature but prophetic, ,Stroke. 2008 Jan;39(1):e21. Epub 2007 Nov 29

Multicenter experience with a new “hybrid” carotid stent, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2008 Apr;15(2):186-92

Carotid stent cell design: lack of benefit or lack of evidence?, ,Stroke. 2008 Aug;39(8):e130; author reply e133

Clinical endpoints in peripheral endovascular revascularization trials: a case for standardized definitions, ,Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2008 Oct;36(4):409-19

Long-term results of carotid artery stenting, ,J Vasc Surg. 2008 Dec;48(6):1431-40; discussion 1440-1

Cutting balloon angioplasty in percutaneous carotid interventions, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2008 Dec;15(6):655-62

Stent migration as a late complication following carotid angioplasty and stenting, ,EuroIntervention. 2008 Nov;4(3):397-9;

SPREAD Italian Guidelines for stroke. Indications for carotid endarterectomy and stenting, ,J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2009 Apr;50(2):171-82

Accurate risk stratification allows the identification of patients who may benefit from revascularization, ,G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2009 Oct;10(10):671-6

Safety, efficacy and long-term durability of endovascular therapy for carotid artery disease: the tailored-Carotid Artery Stenting Experience of a single high-volume centre (tailored-CASE Registry), ,EuroIntervention. 2009 Nov;5(5):589-98

Coronary-subclavian steal phenomenon late after coronary artery bypass grafting: an underappreciated cause of myocardial ischemia?, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2009 Jul; 10(7):578-80

Exercise induced atrio-ventricular (AV) block during nuclear perfusion stress testing: a case report, Atrio-ventricular block; Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging; Exercise stress testing,Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2008 Mar; 70(1):29-33

Post-ischaemic myocardial dysfunction (stunning) results from myofibrillar oedema, Coronary artery disease,Heart. 2008 Feb; 94(2):166-71

Kissing stent approach for a case of dual stenotic renai artery ostia, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2008 Feb; 9(2):211-2

Phasic changes in arterial blood volume is influenced by collateral blood flow: implications tor the quantification of coronary stenosis at rest, ,Heart. 2007 Apr; 93(4):438-43

Primary angioplasty of an anomalous single coronary artery, ,J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2006 Dec; 7(12):886-7

Cyclic variation in ultrasonic myocardial integrated backscatter is due to phasic changes in the number of patent myocardial microvessels, ,J Ultrasound Med. 2006 Aug; 25(8):1009-19

Automated quantification of the spatial extent of perfusion defects and viability on myocardial contrast echocardiography, ,J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2006 Apr; 19(4):379-85

Improvement in microvascular reflow and reduction of infarct size with adenosine in patients undergoing primary coronary stenting, ,Am J Cardiol. 2005 Nov 15; 96(10):1410-5. Epub 2005 Sep 27

Serum levels of osteoprotegerin and RANKL in patients with ST elevation acute myocardial infarction, ,Clin Sci (Lond). 2005 Oct; 109(4):389-95

Systolic wall stress may affect the intramural coronary blood flow velocity in myocardial hypertrophy, independently on the left ventricular mass, ,Echocardiography. 2005 Sep; 22(8):642-8.ì

Behavior of both epicardial and intramural coronary artery flow velocities in various models of myocardial hypertrophy: role for left ventricular outflow tract obstruction, ,Am Heart J. 2005 Jun; 149(6):1091-8. Erratum in: Am Heart J. 2005 Jul; 150(1):143.

Detection of peripheral vascular stenosis by assessing skeletal muscle flow reserve, ,J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Mar 1; 45(5):780-5

Double subepicardial aneurysm after myocardial infarction, ,Eur J Echocardiogr. 2005 Mar; 6(2):146-7

Acute myocardial infarction and rescue percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in a young HIV-infected patient, ,Int J Clin Pract. 2005 Mar; 59(3):376-8

[Coronary microembolization in acute coronary syndrome: indicative hypothesis or still unknown phenomenon? Description of a clinical case], ,Ital Heart J Suppl. 2002 May;3(5):558-62

[Salvage angioplasty in a patient with antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and cardiogenic shock], ,Ital Heart J Suppl. 2002 Oct;3(10):1042-6

Echinococcosis of the heart: echocardiographic features in a child, ,Ital Heart J. 2003 May;4(5):354

Anatomical M-mode: an old-new technique, ,Echocardiography. 2003 May;20(4):357-61

Clinical Experience with the NIR Stent: Retrospective Observation on Acute Results and Follow-up in 709 Patients, ,Int J Angiol. 2000 Mar;9(2):111-116

Multicenter registry to evaluate the efficacy of the NIROYAL stent in de novo or restenotic coronary stenosis, ,J Invasive Cardiol. 2000 May;12(5):225-32

Endovascular treatment of carotid atherosclerotic disease: early and late outcome in a non-selected population, ,Ital Heart J. 2000 Dec;1(12):801-9

Efficacy of a nitinol filter device in the prevention of embolic events during carotid interventions, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2002 Apr;9(2):155-9

Elective stenting in small coronary arteries: results of the Italian prospective multicenter registry MICROSCOPE, ,Ital Heart J. 2002 Jul;3(7):406-11

Impact of cerebral protection devices on early outcome of carotid stenting, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2002 Dec;9(6):786-92

Protected carotid stenting: clinical advantages and complications of embolic protection devices in 442 consecutive patients, ,Stroke. 2003 Aug;34(8):1936-41. Epub 2003 Jul 3

Determinants of in-stent restenosis after carotid angioplasty: a case-control study, ,J Endovasc Ther. 2003 Dec;10(6):1031-8

Routine use of cerebral protection during carotid artery stenting: results of a multicenter registry of 753 patients, ,Am J Med. 2004 Feb 15;116(4):217-22

Cutting balloon versus conventional balloon angioplasty for the treatment of in-stent restenosis: results of the restenosis cutting balloon evaluation trial (RESCUT), ,J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004 Mar 17;43(6):943-9

Mid-ventricular paradoxical dynamic obstruction in a right-sided secondary hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, ,Ital Heart J. 2003 Jul; 4(7):492-6

[Thrombo-embolic risk evaluation in patients with atrial fibrillation. Role of echocardiography], ,Minerva Cardioangiol. 2003 Jun; 51(3):287-93. Italian.

[Diagnostic contribution of magnetic resonance in clinically suspected arrhythmogenic dysplasia of the right ventricle], ,G Ital Cardiol. 1996 May;26(5):483-93. Italian

Intramural posttraumatic hematoma of the ascending aorta in a patient with a double aortic arch, ,Eur Radiol. 1997;7(1):51-3

Routine coronary angioplasty with autoperfusion balloon catheter: Can prolonged inflations reduce myocardial ischemia and preserve myocardial function?, ,Riv Eur Sci Med Farmacol. 1995 Nov-Dec;17(6):209-13

Evaluation of coronary angioplasty with autoperfusion catheter in patients aged 65 years or older, ,Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 1996;22 Suppl 1:197-200

Hemodynamic evaluation of the Carbomedics R, St Jude Medical HP and Sorin-Bicarbon valve in patients with small aortic annulus, ,Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 1997 Mar;11(3):473-5

The use of coronary angioplasty devices in carotid endovascular interventions: encouraging results in 21 consecutive patients, ,G Ital Cardiol. 1999 Apr;29(4):391-7

Angioplasty with stent positioning at the level of the carotid bifurcation and dilatation with the kissing balloon technique between the origin of the internal and external carotid arteries. Report of a case, ,Radiol Med. 1999 Jun;97(6):543-6. Italian

Femoral Arterial Hemostasis using the Angio-Sealª System after Coronary and Vascular Percutaneous Angioplasty and Stenting, ,J Invasive Cardiol. 1998 Oct;10(8):464-469

Carotid stenting using radial artery access, ,J Endovasc Surg. 1999 Nov;6(4):385-6

[Restenosis after coronary angioplasty: its pathogenesis and prevention], ,Cardiologia. 1991 Dec;36(12 Suppl 1):309-20. Review. Italian

Emergency in cardiovascular diseases, ,Rays. 1993 Apr-Jun;18(2):257-71. Review. English, Italian

[Role of magnetic resonance in the follow-up of surgically treated aortic dissection], ,Radiol Med. 1993 Sep;86(3):247-53. Italian

[The role of magnetic resonance in studying hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: the echocardiographic correlations and clinical implications], ,Cardiologia. 1994 Jan;39(1):7-15. Italian

[Clinical significance of magnetic resonance and echocardiographic correlations in the evaluation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy], ,Radiol Med. 1994 Jul-Aug;88(1-2):36-43. Italian

[Angioplasty in patients already treated with aortocoronary bypass: immediate and short-term results], ,Cardiologia. 1994 Dec;39(12 Suppl 1):451-6. Italian

Tricuspid valve incompetence caused by nonpenetrating thoracic trauma, ,Ann Thorac Surg. 1991 Feb;51(2):320-2

Fast atom bombardment and tandem mass spectrometry at high and low collision energy for the sequence analysis of low to middle-mass peptides, ,Biol Mass Spectrom. 1992 Sep;21(9):451-62

Mechanisms of tachycardia in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW), ,Boll Soc Ital Cardiol. 1977;22(11):1943-52. Italian

The anterograde GAP phenomenon: proposed new classification, ,Boll Soc Ital Cardiol. 1977;22(11):1953-65. Italian

Prophylactic therapy of attacks of tachycardia in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, ,Boll Soc Ital Cardiol. 1977;22(11):2072-85. Italian

Exercise tests with the bicycle ergometer in normal subjects: evaluation of changes in heart rate, systolic arterial pressure and the double product during exercise, ,Boll Soc Ital Cardiol. 1978;23(6):1028-32. Italian

Paroxysmal tachycardia crises due to effort: prognostic value, ,Boll Soc Ital Cardiol. 1978;23(9):1575-81. Italian

The combination of propranolol and nitrate in the therapy of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, ,Boll Soc Ital Cardiol. 1978;23(9):1601-4. Italian

Comparative study of the anti-angina effectiveness of nadolol and propranolol, ,Boll Soc Ital Cardiol. 1979;24(7):741-5. Italian

Relationship between propranolol kinetics and its electrophysiologic effects, ,Ther Drug Monit. 1980;2(2):143-4

Dynamic ECG monitoring in arrhythmias, ,Boll Soc Ital Cardiol. 1980;25(6):557-61. Italian

Dynamic ECG monitoring in ischemic cardiopathy, ,Boll Soc Ital Cardiol. 1980;25(6):563-8. Italian. No abstract available

Time course of plasma levels and electrophysiologic effects of propranolol in man, ,J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1980 Nov-Dec;2(6):707-14

Indications, advantages and limitations of ambulatory monitoring of ECG, ,G Ital Cardiol. 1981;10(Suppl 2):21-3. Italian

Effectiveness of mexiletine in arrhythmia of effort, ,Minerva Cardioangiol. 1981 Nov;29(11):655-60. Italian