Daniele Andreini

Summary

Affiliation: Centro Cardiologico Monzino
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Preoperative assessment of thymoma: evaluation of mediastinal arterial anatomy by cardiac multidetector computed tomography
    Daniele Andreini
    Institute of Cardiology, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Imaging 24:31-3. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Long-term prognostic impact of CT-Leaman score in patients with non-obstructive CAD: Results from the COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Outcomes InteRnational Multicenter (CONFIRM) study
    Daniele Andreini
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol . 2016
  3. doi request reprint Long-Term Prognostic Value of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Left Ventricle Noncompaction: A Prospective Multicenter Study
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 68:2166-2181. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Coronary CT angiography with 80 kV tube voltage and low iodine concentration contrast agent in patients with low body weight
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 10:322-6. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Low-dose CT coronary angiography with a novel IntraCycle motion-correction algorithm in patients with high heart rate or heart rate variability
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Via C Parea 4, Milan 20138, Italy
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 16:1093-100. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography in 325 consecutive patients referred for transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Am Heart J 168:332-9. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Coronary stent evaluation with coronary computed tomographic angiography: comparison between low-osmolar, high-iodine concentration iomeprol-400 and iso-osmolar, lower-iodine concentration iodixanol-320
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via C Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 8:44-51. 2014
  8. pmc Individual patient data meta-analysis for the clinical assessment of coronary computed tomography angiography: protocol of the Collaborative Meta-Analysis of Cardiac CT (CoMe-CCT)
    Georg M Schuetz
    Department of Radiology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin Campus Mitte, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, Berlin 10117, Germany
    Syst Rev 2:13. 2013
  9. pmc Prognostic value of multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography in diabetes: excellent long-term prognosis in patients with normal coronary arteries
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Care 36:1834-41. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Coronary in-stent restenosis: assessment with CT coronary angiography
    Daniele Andreini
    Department of Cardiovascular Imaging, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via C Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy
    Radiology 265:410-7. 2012

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Publications78

  1. doi request reprint Preoperative assessment of thymoma: evaluation of mediastinal arterial anatomy by cardiac multidetector computed tomography
    Daniele Andreini
    Institute of Cardiology, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Thorac Imaging 24:31-3. 2009
    ..Finally, we analyzed the anatomy and patency of the coronary arteries, essential data in this patient with a high risk of coronary artery disease...
  2. doi request reprint Long-term prognostic impact of CT-Leaman score in patients with non-obstructive CAD: Results from the COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Outcomes InteRnational Multicenter (CONFIRM) study
    Daniele Andreini
    Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol . 2016
    ..CT-adapted Leaman score (CT-LeSc) showed to improve the prognostic stratification. Aim of the study was to evaluate the capability of CT-LeSc to assess long-term prognosis of patients with non-obstructive (CAD)...
  3. doi request reprint Long-Term Prognostic Value of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Left Ventricle Noncompaction: A Prospective Multicenter Study
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 68:2166-2181. 2016
    ..Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) is useful for the diagnosis of left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC). However, there are limited data regarding its prognostic value...
  4. doi request reprint Coronary CT angiography with 80 kV tube voltage and low iodine concentration contrast agent in patients with low body weight
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 10:322-6. 2016
    ..The 80 kV tube voltage increases the attenuation of iodine, allowing to use lower iodine concentration contrast agents for coronary CTA...
  5. doi request reprint Low-dose CT coronary angiography with a novel IntraCycle motion-correction algorithm in patients with high heart rate or heart rate variability
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Via C Parea 4, Milan 20138, Italy
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 16:1093-100. 2015
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of a new motion-correction (MC) algorithm used in conjunction with low-dose prospective ECG-triggering CCTA on motion artefacts, image quality, and coronary assessability...
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography in 325 consecutive patients referred for transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Am Heart J 168:332-9. 2014
    ..However, data on diagnostic performance of MDCT coronary angiography (MDCT-CA) are scarce. The aim of the study is to assess diagnostic performance of MDCT for coronary artery evaluation before TAVR...
  7. doi request reprint Coronary stent evaluation with coronary computed tomographic angiography: comparison between low-osmolar, high-iodine concentration iomeprol-400 and iso-osmolar, lower-iodine concentration iodixanol-320
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via C Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 8:44-51. 2014
    ..Reliability of coronary angiography by multidetector row CT (MDCT-CA) for stent evaluation is still a matter for debate, and it is unknown whether contrast medium characteristics may affect diagnostic performance of MDCT-CA...
  8. pmc Individual patient data meta-analysis for the clinical assessment of coronary computed tomography angiography: protocol of the Collaborative Meta-Analysis of Cardiac CT (CoMe-CCT)
    Georg M Schuetz
    Department of Radiology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin Campus Mitte, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, Berlin 10117, Germany
    Syst Rev 2:13. 2013
    ..The individual patient data meta-analysis is registered with the PROSPERO database (CoMe-CCT, CRD42012002780)...
  9. pmc Prognostic value of multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography in diabetes: excellent long-term prognosis in patients with normal coronary arteries
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Care 36:1834-41. 2013
    ..Use of MDCT-CA is increasing in patients with suspected CAD. However, data supporting its prognostic value in patients with diabetes are limited...
  10. doi request reprint Coronary in-stent restenosis: assessment with CT coronary angiography
    Daniele Andreini
    Department of Cardiovascular Imaging, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via C Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy
    Radiology 265:410-7. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint A long-term prognostic value of coronary CT angiography in suspected coronary artery disease
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:690-701. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the long-term prognostic role of multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography (CTA) in patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  12. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of two types of low radiation exposure protocol for prospective ECG-triggering multidetector computed tomography angiography in assessment of coronary artery bypass graft
    Daniele Andreini
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 157:63-9. 2012
    ..standard prospective ECG-triggering protocol (MDCT-XT) and retrospective ECG-triggering (MDCT-Helical), compared to invasive coronary angiography (ICA), in the assessment of grafts and nongrafted or distal runoff coronary arteries...
  13. doi request reprint An unusual case of coronary fistula diagnosed by multidetector computed tomography
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 13:141-2. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint High diagnostic accuracy of prospective ECG-gating 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography for the detection of in-stent restenosis: in-stent restenosis assessment by low-dose MDCT
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Eur Radiol 21:1430-8. 2011
    ..The aim of our study is to compare radiation dose and diagnostic performance of CT with prospective ECG-triggering versus retrospective ECG-triggering for the detection of in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  15. doi request reprint Anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery misdiagnosed by coronary angiography and correctly detected with multidetector computed tomography
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, IRCCS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:848-9. 2010
    ..This is an example of the additional clinical role of multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography in comparison to conventional coronary angiography in this clinical field...
  16. doi request reprint Sixty-four-slice multidetector computed tomography: an accurate imaging modality for the evaluation of coronary arteries in dilated cardiomyopathy of unknown etiology
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Italy
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2:199-205. 2009
    ..However, technical limitations, such as cardiac arrhythmias, an inability of patients to sustain a long breath-hold, and the need of a high dose of contrast agent may limit its accuracy and widespread use...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice multidetector computed tomographic coronary angiography versus invasive coronary angiography versus intravascular ultrasound for evaluation of in-stent restenosis
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 103:1349-58. 2009
    ..In conclusion, 64-slice multidetector computed tomography provides reliable and reproducible noninvasive evaluation of coronary stent patency and quantification of ISR...
  18. pmc Comparison of the diagnostic performance of 64-slice computed tomography coronary angiography in diabetic and non-diabetic patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:80. 2010
    ..To compare the diagnostic performance of 64-slice MDCT between diabetics and non-diabetics with suspected CAD scheduled for invasive coronary angiography (ICA)...
  19. doi request reprint Multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography for the assessment of coronary in-stent restenosis
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Department of Cardiovascular Science, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 105:645-55. 2010
    ..4% and 91.9%, respectively. Advancements in MDCT and stent technologies may further reduce the number of nonassessable stents and improve diagnostic performance...
  20. doi request reprint Complementary role of cardiac computed tomography and Doppler-echocardiography in the evaluation of an uncommon case of giant pseudoaneurysm of ascending aorta complicated by fistula to the pulmonary artery
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:173-5. 2011
    ..The complementary role of these two diagnostic techniques allowed a complete evaluation of this complex pathology...
  21. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2044-50. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to assess the safety, feasibility, and diagnostic accuracy of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) of unknown etiology...
  22. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of 16-slice multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography in 500 consecutive patients: critical role of heart rate
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Via C Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:789-801. 2007
    ....
  23. doi request reprint A long-term prognostic value of CT angiography and exercise ECG in patients with suspected CAD
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:641-50. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to perform a comparison of the prognostic performance of computed tomography coronary angiography (CTA) and exercise electrocardiography (ex-ECG) in patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of accuracy of aortic root annulus assessment with cardiac magnetic resonance versus echocardiography and multidetector computed tomography in patients referred for transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 112:1790-9. 2013
    ..In conclusion, aortic root assessment with CMR including AoA size, aortic leaflet length, and coronary artery ostia height is accurate compared with MDCT. CMR may be a valid imaging alternative in patients unsuitable for MDCT. ..
  25. doi request reprint Aortic annulus area assessment by multidetector computed tomography for predicting paravalvular regurgitation in patients undergoing balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a comparison with transthoracic and transesophageal echocardio
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Am Heart J 164:576-84. 2012
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Coronary artery disease: diagnostic accuracy of CT coronary angiography--a comparison of high and standard spatial resolution scanning
    Gianluca Pontone
    From the Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via C Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy G P, E B, S M, M L, S C, A B, E C, A A, A F, V B, D A Department of Cardiology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy A I G and Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy D A
    Radiology 271:688-94. 2014
    ..625-mm) 64-section imaging in patients at high risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) by using invasive coronary angiography (ICA) as the reference method...
  27. doi request reprint Feasibility and accuracy of a comprehensive multidetector computed tomography acquisition for patients referred for balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Milan, Italy
    Am Heart J 161:1106-13. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Feasibility and accuracy of 3DTEE versus CT for the evaluation of aortic valve annulus to left main ostium distance before transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Gloria Tamborini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Milan, Italy
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:579-88. 2012
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of coronary computed tomography angiography: a comparison between prospective and retrospective electrocardiogram triggering
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:346-55. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic performance of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) with prospective electrocardiogram (ECG) triggering versus retrospective ECG triggering...
  30. ncbi request reprint Bypass graft and native postanastomotic coronary artery patency: assessment with computed tomography
    Daniele Andreini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1672-8. 2007
    ..We studied the accuracy of multidetector computed tomography in the detection of patency and significant stenosis of both grafts and native postanastomotic coronary arteries...
  31. ncbi request reprint Carvedilol reduces exercise-induced hyperventilation: A benefit in normoxia and a problem with hypoxia
    Piergiuseppe Agostoni
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Istituto di Cardiologia, Universita di Milano, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:729-35. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether carvedilol influences exercise hyperventilation and the ventilatory response to hypoxia in heart failure (HF)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of feasibility and accuracy of transthoracic echocardiography versus computed tomography in patients with known ascending aortic aneurysm
    Gloria Tamborini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 98:966-9. 2006
    ..87 (SEE 0.50). In conclusion, transthoracic echocardiography is a feasible and accurate technique for the assessment and follow-up of thoracic aortic diameters in patients with ascending aortic aneurysms...
  33. doi request reprint Long-term effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy in heart failure patients with unfavorable cardiac veins anatomy comparison of surgical versus hemodynamic procedure
    Francesco Giraldi
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricerca e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Via Parea 4, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:483-90. 2011
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Three-dimensional dynamic assessment of tricuspid and mitral annuli using cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Francesco Maffessanti
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Via Parea 4, Milan 20138, Italy
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:986-95. 2013
    ..To explore the potentiality of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) in the quantitative evaluation of mitral valve annulus (MVA) and tricuspid valve annulus (TVA) morphology and dynamics...
  35. doi request reprint Pre-operative CT coronary angiography in patients with mitral valve prolapse referred for surgical repair: comparison of accuracy, radiation dose and cost versus invasive coronary angiography
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 167:2889-94. 2013
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Microembolization during carotid artery stenting in patients with high-risk, lipid-rich plaque. A randomized trial of proximal versus distal cerebral protection
    Piero Montorsi
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Milan, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via Parea 4, Milan, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1656-63. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the rate of cerebral microembolization during carotid artery stenting (CAS) with proximal versus distal cerebral protection in patients with high-risk, lipid-rich plaque...
  37. doi request reprint Detection of a large left anterior descending coronary artery aneurysm using low-dose coronary multidetector computed tomography
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:178-9. 2011
    ..7 mSv). Invasive coronary angiography confirmed the MDCT findings and surgical treatment was successfully performed...
  38. doi request reprint Radiation dose and diagnostic accuracy of multidetector computed tomography for the detection of significant coronary artery stenoses: a meta-analysis
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 160:155-64. 2012
    ..In conclusion, careful selection of CT scanning protocols according to the patient's characteristics is critical for keeping the radiation exposure "as low as reasonably achievable" (ALARA) without impairing Fe and Ac...
  39. doi request reprint Incidental detection of a giant ductus arteriosus aneurysm by low-dose multidetector computed tomography in an asymptomatic adult
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricerca e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Vasc Surg 51:1260-4. 2010
    ..Further evaluation with echocardiography and selective angiography confirmed the diagnosis. At surgery, the aneurysm was successfully resected via a left posterolateral thoracotomy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prognostic Benefit of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Over Transthoracic Echocardiography for the Assessment of Ischemic and Nonischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy Patients Referred for the Evaluation of Primary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Th
    Gianluca Pontone
    From the Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy G P, D A, M G, S M, A B, V B, L F, C S, E C, P G, A D R, M M, F T, C T, P A, A L B, M P Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, University Hospital Policlinico Consorziale of Bari, Italy A I G Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy A I G Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Italy D A, A s, C R, F L, P A UOC Malattie Cardiovascolari, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy F L Department of Imaging
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 9:. 2016
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Impact of an intra-cycle motion correction algorithm on overall evaluability and diagnostic accuracy of computed tomography coronary angiography
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via C Parea 4, 20138, Milan, Italy
    Eur Radiol 26:147-56. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a novel intra-cycle motion correction algorithm (MCA) on overall evaluability and diagnostic accuracy of cardiac computed tomography coronary angiography (CCT)...
  42. doi request reprint Prognostic value of coronary CTA in coronary bypass patients: a long-term follow-up study
    Saima Mushtaq
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 7:580-9. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the long-term prognostic value of coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) in a large coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) population...
  43. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of three-dimensional echocardiographic reconstruction of the Amplatzer septal occluder in patients undergoing atrial septal closure
    Mauro Pepi
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, I R C C S, Istituto di Cardiologia Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Am J Cardiol 94:1343-7. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary evidence of exercise-induced silent ischaemia
    Maurizio Bussotti
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:249-53. 2006
    ..Exercise-induced ST changes, suggestive of cardiac ischaemia, are found in asymptomatic patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic work-up of unselected patients with suspected coronary artery disease: complementary role of multidetector computed tomography, symptoms and electrocardiogram stress test
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Coron Artery Dis 18:265-74. 2007
    ..We evaluated the accuracy of multidetector computed tomography in detecting coronary artery disease and how it could change the indication to coronary angiography in patients with suspected cardiac chest pain...
  46. doi request reprint Comparison of Image Processing Techniques for Nonviable Tissue Quantification in Late Gadolinium Enhancement Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images
    M Chiara Carminati
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Thorac Imaging 31:168-76. 2016
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  47. ncbi request reprint The New Frontier of Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography: Fractional Flow Reserve and Stress Myocardial Perfusion
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via C Parea 4, 20138, Milan, Italy
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 18:74. 2016
    ..The current review evaluates the technical aspects and clinical experience of FFRCT and stress-CTP in the evaluation of functionally relevant CAD discussing the strengths and weaknesses of each approach...
  48. doi request reprint Left atrium and pulmonary vein imaging using sub-millisiviert cardiac computed tomography: Impact on radiofrequency catheter ablation cumulative radiation exposure and outcome in atrial fibrillation patients
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 228:805-811. 2017
    ..Aim of this study was comparing RFCA procedural characteristics, AF recurrence and radiation exposure between patients in whom RFCA was guided by CCT image integration with MBIR versus a CCT standard protocol...
  49. doi request reprint Incidence and severity of atherosclerotic cardiovascular artery disease in patients undergoing TAVI
    Laura Fusini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 31:975-85. 2015
    ..Several risk factors and gender correlate with the presence and severity of CAD and peripheral pathologies. Long-term mortality is increased in patients with a more compromised vascular situation...
  50. doi request reprint Feasibility and accuracy of three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography vs. multidetector computed tomography in the evaluation of aortic valve annulus in patient candidates to transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Gloria Tamborini
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Via Parea 4, Milan 20138, Italy
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 15:1316-23. 2014
    ..The aims of the study were to evaluate feasibility and accuracy of three-dimensional TTE (3DTTE) estimation of AoA dimensions in comparison with multidetector computer tomography (MDCT)...
  51. doi request reprint Carotid artery stenting in patients with left ICA stenosis and bovine aortic arch: a single-center experience in 60 consecutive patients treated via the right radial or brachial approach
    Piero Montorsi
    1 Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Endovasc Ther 21:127-36. 2014
    ..To assess the safety and efficacy of carotid artery stenting (CAS) of the left internal carotid artery (LICA) from a right radial/brachial approach in patients with bovine aortic arch...
  52. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of collateral findings detected by chest computed tomography in patients undergoing atrial fibrillation ablation
    Michela Casella
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Centre, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Europace 14:209-16. 2012
    ..Chest CT scans visualize organs other than the heart and collateral findings may be identified incidentally. Our study aims to assess the prevalence and clinical relevance of such collateral findings in patients undergoing AF ablation...
  53. ncbi request reprint The STRATEGY Study (Stress Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Versus Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography for the Management of Symptomatic Revascularized Patients): Resources and Outcomes Impact
    Gianluca Pontone
    From the Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy G P, D A, C R, M G, S M, A B, V B, L F, A s, C S, E C, P G, A A, A F, M P, A L B, M P Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Italy D A, C R, A B, A s, C S, F L Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University Hospital Policlinico Consorziale of Bari, Italy A I G Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy A I G UOC Malattie Cardiovascolari, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 9:. 2016
    ..We aimed to compare an anatomic (cTCA) versus a functional (stress-CMR) strategy in symptomatic patients with previous myocardial revascularization procedures...
  54. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of coronary plaque characteristics with coronary computed tomography angiography in patients with non-obstructive coronary artery disease: a long-term follow-up study
    Edoardo Conte
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via C Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging . 2016
    ..Aim of this study was to evaluate whether coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) may detect specific plaque characteristics that may affect prognosis in patients with non-obstructive CAD...
  55. doi request reprint Rationale and design of the PERFECTION (comparison between stress cardiac computed tomography PERfusion versus Fractional flow rEserve measured by Computed Tomography angiography In the evaluation of suspected cOroNary artery disease) prospective study
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 10:330-4. 2016
    ..The aim of this study is to compare per-vessel diagnostic accuracy of FFRCT versus stress myocardial CTP for the detection of functionally significant coronary artery disease (CAD), using invasive FFR as the reference standard...
  56. doi request reprint Prognostic value of dipyridamole stress cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease: a mid-term follow-up study
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via C Parea 4, 20138, Milan, Italy
    Eur Radiol 26:2155-65. 2016
    ..We sought to determine the prognostic value of dipyridamole stress-CMR in consecutive patients symptomatic for chest pain...
  57. doi request reprint Comparison of cardiac computed tomography versus cardiac magnetic resonance for characterization of left atrium anatomy before radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 179:114-21. 2015
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the procedural characteristics, overall radiation exposure and clinical outcomes between RFCA guided by image integration with CCT versus CMR...
  58. pmc Functional relevance of coronary artery disease by cardiac magnetic resonance and cardiac computed tomography: myocardial perfusion and fractional flow reserve
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via C Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy
    Biomed Res Int 2015:297696. 2015
    ..The current review evaluates the technical aspects and clinical experience of stress-CMR and CCT in the evaluation of functional relevance of CAD discussing the strength and weakness of each approach. ..
  59. doi request reprint Carotid stenting through the right brachial approach for left internal carotid artery stenosis and bovine aortic arch configuration
    Piero Montorsi
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology University of Milan, Via Parea, 4, 20138, Milan, Italy
    Eur Radiol 19:2009-15. 2009
    ..Bovine configuration of the aortic arch and left carotid artery stenosis were easily identified by CT angiography and successfully treated through the right brachial approach technique...
  60. doi request reprint Alveolar membrane conductance decreases as BNP increases during exercise in heart failure. Rationale for BNP in the evaluation of dyspnea
    Gaia Cattadori
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Istituto di Cardiologia, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    J Card Fail 15:136-44. 2009
    ..The reduction of DLCO and DM during exercise reflects pulmonary edema formation...
  61. doi request reprint Conservative management of the pseudoaneurysms of ascending aortic graft: a case of spontaneous regression at follow-up
    Marco Agrifoglio
    aDepartment of Cardiovascular Surgery, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 12:586-8. 2011
    ..The therapeutic steps for aortic pseudoaneurysms should be tailored to the patient and even conservative management could be effective if selected after an evaluation of the clinical status of the patient...
  62. doi request reprint Left main coronary artery occlusion after percutaneous aortic valve implantation
    Antonio L Bartorelli
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:953-5. 2010
    ..Functional recovery and survival were achieved with coronary stenting. This report highlights the importance of an integrated team approach of highly skilled specialists for these novel interventions...
  63. doi request reprint Microvascular obstruction complicating acute right ventricular myocardial infarction
    Daniele Andreini
    aCentro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy bRadiology Department University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium cFondazione C N R Regione Toscana G Monasterio, Pisa, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 16:S12-4. 2015
    ..At follow-up there was persistent akinesia of left-ventricular inferior and inferolateral walls and right-ventricular systolic dysfunction. LGE was still evident with resolution of MVO...
  64. doi request reprint Long-term prognostic effect of coronary atherosclerotic burden: validation of the computed tomography-Leaman score
    Saima Mushtaq
    From the Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy S M, G P, A L B, E B, M P, D A Cardiology Department, Hospital de Santa Cruz, CHLO, Lisbon, Portugal P D A G Cardiovascular Center, Hospital da Luz, ESS, Lisbon, Portugal P D A G CEDOC, Chronic Diseases Research Center, FCM NOVA, Lisbon, Portugal P D A G Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands H M G G, C M C, P W S Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Milan, Italy A L B, D A and Department of Cardiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom P W S
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 8:e002332. 2015
    ..The objective of the study is to evaluate CT-LeSc long-term prognostic value in patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  65. pmc Manifold benefits of choosing a minimally fluoroscopic catheter ablation approach
    Michela Casella
    Michela Casella, Antonio Dello Russo, Gaetano Fassini, Stefano Bartoletti, Stefania Riva, Claudio Tondo, Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Centre, Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, 20138 Milan, Italy
    World J Cardiol 5:8-11. 2013
    ..The second procedure was performed without using fluoroscopy at all. Thanks to the geometry reconstruction, the procedure was completely successful thus avoiding a further rehospitalization...
  66. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cardiac resynchronization therapy response
    Gaia Cattadori
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Istituto di Cardiologia, , Milan, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 136:240-2. 2009
    ..Echocardiography and CPET are complementary for the evaluation of CRT, but not in less severe CHF patients, where the role of CPET remain uncertain...
  67. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of punctiform chest pain
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Cardiovascular Imaging Department, IRCCS, Via Carlo Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 28:2187. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint Spironolactone improves lung diffusion in chronic heart failure
    Piergiuseppe Agostoni
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Istituto di Cardiologia, Universita di Milano, Via Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy
    Eur Heart J 26:159-64. 2005
    ..Spironolactone improves clinical conditions and prognosis in chronic HF and reduces connective tissue matrix turnover; DLCO abnormalities in chronic HF are related to increase in fibrosis and connective tissue derangement...
  69. doi request reprint Image integration-guided catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: a prospective randomized study
    Paolo Della Bella
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Institute of Cardiology of the University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:258-65. 2009
    ..Several studies have provided details of left atrial anatomy by means of the image integration techniques, particularly focusing on the atypical patterns of the pulmonary veins...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Cardiac engineered valves: state of the art]
    Luca Dainese
    U O di Cardiochirurgia, Centro Cardilogico Monzino IRCCS, Universita degli Studi, Milano
    G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:167-72. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to present a review concerning the research efforts to create a viable engineered heart valve...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Role of the multidetector computed tomography for noninvasive evaluation of ischemic heart disease]
    Gianluca Pontone
    Servizio Risonanza Magnetica, UO Radiodiagnostica, UO Cardiologia Clinica, IRCCS, Milano
    Recenti Prog Med 101:490-500. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to describe tecnical background, clinical applications and issues of radiation exposure of this new promising diagnostic method...
  72. doi request reprint Ventricular arrhythmias induced by long-term use of ephedrine in two competitive athletes
    Michela Casella
    Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Centre, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Via Parea, 4, 20138, Milan, Italy
    Heart Vessels 30:280-3. 2015
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Initial experience with a new on-line transthoracic three-dimensional technique: assessment of feasibility and of diagnostic potential
    Mauro Pepi
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Ital Heart J 4:544-50. 2003
    ..A new on-line 3D technology which allows true real-time volume rendering of the cardiac anatomy has been recently introduced and its feasibility and diagnostic advantages have been evaluated in the clinical setting...
  74. doi request reprint Clinical recommendations on Cardiac-CT in 2015: a position paper of the Working Group on Cardiac-CT and Nuclear Cardiology of the Italian Society of Cardiology
    Daniele Andreini
    aCentro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS bDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Cardiovascular Section, University of Milan, Milan cUniversity of Rome Tor Vergata, Tor Vergata, Rome dCardiology Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University Hospital Policlinico Consorziale of Bari, Bari, Italy eDepartment of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy fDivision of Cardiology, Careggi Hospital, Florence gUniversity Vita Salute, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan hFondazione per il Tuo cuore Heart Care Foundation Onlus, Florence iCarlo Tedeschi, Cardiology Unit, San Gennaro Hospital, ASL Napoli 1 Centro, Naples lAntonio Pelliccia, Institute of Sport Medicine and Science, Rome, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 17:73-84. 2016
    ....
  75. doi request reprint Unintentional embolization of a guide wire in the inferior vena cava during central venous catheter insertion successfully retrieved percutaneously 9 months later
    Daniela Trabattoni
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 83:E109-11. 2014
    ..The case we report is peculiar as an almost fully endothelialized guide wire was successfully retrieved 9 months after its unintentional embolization in the inferior vena cava...
  76. doi request reprint Rationale and design of the Prospective LongitudinAl Trial of FFRCT: Outcome and Resource IMpacts study
    Gianluca Pontone
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Am Heart J 170:438-46.e44. 2015
    ..The aim of this study is to compare standard practice guided by usual care testing to FFRCT-guided management in symptomatic subjects with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced changes in exhaled nitric oxide in heart failure
    Maurizio Bussotti
    Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Istituto di Cardiologia Università di Milano, Via Parea 4, 20138 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 6:551-4. 2004
    ..Nitric oxide (NO) might be related to all the above abnormalities...
  78. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary exercise test evidence of isolated right coronary artery disease
    Mauro Contini
    Int J Cardiol 113:281-2. 2006
    ..After revascularization by PTCA, normalization of cardiopulmonary exercise test was obtained...