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Heart failure prognosis over time: how the prognostic role of oxygen consumption and ventilatory efficiency during exercise has changed in the last 20 years.

Stefania Paolillo, Fabrizio Veglia, Elisabetta Salvioni, Ugo Corrà, Massimo Piepoli, Rocco Lagioia, Giuseppe Limongelli, Gianfranco Sinagra, Gaia Cattadori, Angela B Scardovi, Marco Metra, Michele Senni, Alice Bonomi, Domenico Scrutinio, Rosa Raimondo, Michele Emdin, Damiano Magrì, Gianfranco Parati, Federica Re, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Chiara Minà, Michele Correale, Maria Frigerio, Maurizio Bussotti, Elisa Battaia, Marco Guazzi, Roberto Badagliacca, Andrea Di Lenarda, Aldo Maggioni, Claudio Passino, Susanna Sciomer, Giuseppe Pacileo, Massimo Mapelli, Carlo Vignati, Francesco Clemenza, Simone Binno, Carlo Lombardi, Pasquale Perrone Filardi, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, ,

AIMS:Exercise-derived parameters, specifically peak exercise oxygen uptake (peak VO2 ) and minute ventilation/carbon dioxide relationship slope (VE/VCO2 slope), have a pivotal prognostic value in heart failure (HF). It is unknown how the prognostic threshold of peak VO2 and VE/VCO2 slope has changed over the last 20 years in parallel with HF ... Read more >>

Eur. J. Heart Fail. (European journal of heart failure)
[2019, 21(2):208-217]

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Exercise gas exchange in continuous-flow left ventricular assist device recipients.

Alessandro Mezzani, Massimo Pistono, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Andrea Giordano, Marco Gnemmi, Alessandro Imparato, Pierluigi Temporelli, Ugo Corrà,

Exercise ventilation/perfusion matching in continuous-flow left ventricular assist device recipients (LVAD) has not been studied systematically. Twenty-five LVAD and two groups of 15 reduced ejection fraction chronic heart failure (HFrEF) patients with peak VO2 matched to that of LVAD (HFrEF-matched) and ≥14 ml/kg/min (HFrEF≥14), respectively, underwent cardiopulmonary exercise testing with ... Read more >>

PLoS ONE (PloS one)
[2018, 13(6):e0187112]

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Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists for heart failure: a real-life observational study.

Noemi Bruno, Gianfranco Sinagra, Stefania Paolillo, Alice Bonomi, Ugo Corrà, Massimo Piepoli, Fabrizio Veglia, Elisabetta Salvioni, Rocco Lagioia, Marco Metra, Giuseppe Limongelli, Gaia Cattadori, Angela B Scardovi, Valentina Carubelli, Domenico Scrutino, Roberto Badagliacca, Marco Guazzi, Rosa Raimondo, Piero Gentile, Damiano Magrì, Michele Correale, Gianfranco Parati, Federica Re, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Maria Frigerio, Maurizio Bussotti, Carlo Vignati, Fabrizio Oliva, Alessandro Mezzani, Giuseppe Vergaro, Andrea Di Lenarda, Claudio Passino, Susanna Sciomer, Giuseppe Pacileo, Roberto Ricci, Mauro Contini, Anna Apostolo, Pietro Palermo, Massimo Mapelli, Cosimo Carriere, Francesco Clemenza, Simone Binno, Romualdo Belardinelli, Carlo Lombardi, Pasquale Perrone Filardi, Michele Emdin, Piergiuseppe Agostoni,

AIMS:Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) have been demonstrated to improve outcomes in reduced ejection fraction heart failure (HFrEF) patients. However, MRAs added to conventional treatment may lead to worsening of renal function and hyperkalaemia. We investigated, in a population-based analysis, the long-term effects of MRA treatment in HFrEF patients. METHODS AND ... Read more >>

ESC Heart Fail (ESC heart failure)
[2018, 5(3):267-274]

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Pressure injuries in elderly with acute myocardial infarction.

Klara Komici, Dino F Vitale, Dario Leosco, Angela Mancini, Graziamaria Corbi, Leonardo Bencivenga, Alessandro Mezzani, Bruno Trimarco, Carmine Morisco, Nicola Ferrara, Giuseppe Rengo,

To assess pressure injury (PI) incidence among patients hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in an intensive coronary care unit (ICCU) and to detect the impact of specific risk factors on the development of PI in this clinical setting.Prospective cohort study in ICCU setting. Patients admitted for AMI: patients mean ... Read more >>

Clin Interv Aging (Clinical interventions in aging)
[2017, 12:1495-1501]

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Multiparametric prognostic scores in chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: a long-term comparison.

Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Stefania Paolillo, Massimo Mapelli, Piero Gentile, Elisabetta Salvioni, Fabrizio Veglia, Alice Bonomi, Ugo Corrà, Rocco Lagioia, Giuseppe Limongelli, Gianfranco Sinagra, Gaia Cattadori, Angela B Scardovi, Marco Metra, Valentina Carubelli, Domenico Scrutinio, Rosa Raimondo, Michele Emdin, Massimo Piepoli, Damiano Magrì, Gianfranco Parati, Sergio Caravita, Federica Re, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Chiara Minà, Michele Correale, Maria Frigerio, Maurizio Bussotti, Fabrizio Oliva, Elisa Battaia, Romualdo Belardinelli, Alessandro Mezzani, Luigi Pastormerlo, Marco Guazzi, Roberto Badagliacca, Andrea Di Lenarda, Claudio Passino, Susanna Sciomer, Elena Zambon, Giuseppe Pacileo, Roberto Ricci, Anna Apostolo, Pietro Palermo, Mauro Contini, Francesco Clemenza, Giovanni Marchese, Paola Gargiulo, Simone Binno, Carlo Lombardi, Andrea Passantino, Pasquale Perrone Filardi,

AIMS:Risk stratification in heart failure (HF) is crucial for clinical and therapeutic management. A multiparametric approach is the best method to stratify prognosis. In 2012, the Metabolic Exercise test data combined with Cardiac and Kidney Indexes (MECKI) score was proposed to assess the risk of cardiovascular mortality and urgent heart ... Read more >>

Eur. J. Heart Fail. (European journal of heart failure)
[2018, 20(4):700-710]

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Gait speed has comparable prognostic capability to six-minute walk distance in older patients with cardiovascular disease.

Kentaro Kamiya, Nobuaki Hamazaki, Yuya Matsue, Alessandro Mezzani, Ugo Corrà, Ryota Matsuzawa, Kohei Nozaki, Shinya Tanaka, Emi Maekawa, Chiharu Noda, Minako Yamaoka-Tojo, Atsuhiko Matsunaga, Takashi Masuda, Junya Ako,

Background Although gait speed and six-minute walk distance are used to assess functional capacity in older patients with cardiovascular disease, their prognostic capabilities have not been directly compared. Methods The study population was identified from the Kitasato University Cardiac Rehabilitation Database and consisted of 1474 patients ≥60 years old with ... Read more >>

Eur J Prev Cardiol (European journal of preventive cardiology)
[2018, 25(2):212-219]

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Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing: Basics of Methodology and Measurements.

Alessandro Mezzani,

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing adds measurement of ventilation and volume of oxygen uptake and exhaled carbon dioxide to routine physiological and performance parameters obtainable from conventional exercise testing, furnishing an all-around vision of the systems involved in both oxygen transport from air to mitochondria and its use during exercise. Peculiarities of ... Read more >>

Ann Am Thorac Soc (Annals of the American Thoracic Society)
[2017, 14(Supplement_1):S3-S11]

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Short-term cardiopulmonary efficiency improvement after transcatheter baffle leak closure in a Mustard-operated patient.

Alessandro Mezzani, Gianfranco Butera, Massimo Chessa, Angelo Micheletti, Diana Negura, Rita Calaciura, Mario Carminati,

J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) (Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.))
[2017, 18(6):447-449]

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Different Determinants of Ventilatory Inefficiency at Different Stages of Reduced Ejection Fraction Chronic Heart Failure Natural History.

Alessandro Mezzani, Andrea Giordano, Klara Komici, Ugo Corrà,

It is not known whether determinants of ventilation (VE)/volume of exhaled carbon dioxide (VCO2) slope during incremental exercise may differ at different stages of reduced ejection fraction chronic heart failure natural history.VE/VCO2 slope was fitted up to lowest VE/VCO2 ratio, that is, a proxy of the VE/perfusion ratio devoid of ... Read more >>

J Am Heart Assoc (Journal of the American Heart Association)
[2017, 6(5):]

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Prognostic role of β-blocker selectivity and dosage regimens in heart failure patients. Insights from the MECKI score database.

Stefania Paolillo, Massimo Mapelli, Alice Bonomi, Ugo Corrà, Massimo Piepoli, Fabrizio Veglia, Elisabetta Salvioni, Piero Gentile, Rocco Lagioia, Marco Metra, Giuseppe Limongelli, Gianfranco Sinagra, Gaia Cattadori, Angela B Scardovi, Valentina Carubelli, Domenico Scrutino, Roberto Badagliacca, Rosa Raimondo, Michele Emdin, Damiano Magrì, Michele Correale, Gianfranco Parati, Sergio Caravita, Emanuele Spadafora, Federica Re, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Maria Frigerio, Maurizio Bussotti, Chiara Minà, Fabrizio Oliva, Elisa Battaia, Romualdo Belardinelli, Alessandro Mezzani, Luigi Pastormerlo, Andrea Di Lenarda, Claudio Passino, Susanna Sciomer, Annamaria Iorio, Elena Zambon, Marco Guazzi, Giuseppe Pacileo, Roberto Ricci, Mauro Contini, Anna Apostolo, Pietro Palermo, Francesco Clemenza, Giovanni Marchese, Simone Binno, Carlo Lombardi, Andrea Passantino, Pasquale Perrone Filardi, Piergiuseppe Agostoni,

The use of β-blockers represents a milestone in the treatment of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). Few studies have compared β-blockers in HFrEF, and there is little data on the effects of different doses. The present study aimed to investigate in a large database of HFrEF patients (MECKI ... Read more >>

Eur. J. Heart Fail. (European journal of heart failure)
[2017, 19(7):904-914]

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High-Intensity Interval Training in Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction.

Øyvind Ellingsen, Martin Halle, Viviane Conraads, Asbjørn Støylen, Håvard Dalen, Charles Delagardelle, Alf-Inge Larsen, Torstein Hole, Alessandro Mezzani, Emeline M Van Craenenbroeck, Vibeke Videm, Paul Beckers, Jeffrey W Christle, Ephraim Winzer, Norman Mangner, Felix Woitek, Robert Höllriegel, Axel Pressler, Tea Monk-Hansen, Martin Snoer, Patrick Feiereisen, Torstein Valborgland, John Kjekshus, Rainer Hambrecht, Stephan Gielen, Trine Karlsen, Eva Prescott, Axel Linke, ,

BACKGROUND:Small studies have suggested that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is superior to moderate continuous training (MCT) in reversing cardiac remodeling and increasing aerobic capacity in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. The present multicenter trial compared 12 weeks of supervised interventions of HIIT, MCT, or a recommendation of ... Read more >>

Circulation (Circulation)
[2017, 135(9):839-849]

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Heart failure and anemia: Effects on prognostic variables.

Gaia Cattadori, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Ugo Corrà, Gianfranco Sinagra, Fabrizio Veglia, Elisabetta Salvioni, Alice Bonomi, Rocco La Gioia, Angela B Scardovi, Alessandro Ferraironi, Michele Emdin, Marco Metra, Andrea Di Lenarda, Giuseppe Limongelli, Rosa Raimondo, Federica Re, Marco Guazzi, Romualdo Belardinelli, Gianfranco Parati, Sergio Caravita, Damiano Magrì, Carlo Lombardi, Maria Frigerio, Fabrizio Oliva, Davide Girola, Alessandro Mezzani, Stefania Farina, Massimo Mapelli, Domenico Scrutinio, Giuseppe Pacileo, Anna Apostolo, AnnaMaria Iorio, Stefania Paolillo, Pasquale Perrone Filardi, Paola Gargiulo, Maurizio Bussotti, Giovanni Marchese, Michele Correale, Roberto Badagliacca, Susanna Sciomer, Pietro Palermo, Mauro Contini, Pantaleo Giannuzzi, Elisa Battaia, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Francesco Clemenza, Chiara Minà, Simone Binno, Claudio Passino, Massimo F Piepoli, ,

Anemia is frequent in heart failure (HF), and it is associated with higher mortality. The predictive power of established HF prognostic parameters in anemic HF patients is unknown.Clinical, laboratory, echocardiographic and cardiopulmonary-exercise-test (CPET) data were analyzed in 3913 HF patients grouped according to hemoglobin (Hb) values. 248 (6%), 857 (22%), ... Read more >>

Eur. J. Intern. Med. (European journal of internal medicine)
[2017, 37:56-63]

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Reply to Commentary by Miguel Fernández-del-Olmo on "Intensive cycle ergometer training improves gait speed and endurance in patients with Parkinson's disease: A comparison with treadmill training" by Arcolin et al., 2016.

Ilaria Arcolin, Fabrizio Pisano, Carmen Delconte, Marco Godi, Marco Schieppati, Alessandro Mezzani, Daniele Picco, Margherita Grasso, Antonio Nardone,

Restor. Neurol. Neurosci. (Restorative neurology and neuroscience)
[2016, 34(5):693-695]

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2016 European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: The Sixth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and Other Societies on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice (constituted by representatives of 10 societies and by invited experts): Developed with the special contribution of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR).

, Massimo F Piepoli, Arno W Hoes, Stefan Agewall, Christian Albus, Carlos Brotons, Alberico L Catapano, Marie-Therese Cooney, Ugo Corrà, Bernard Cosyns, Christi Deaton, Ian Graham, Michael Stephen Hall, F D Richard Hobbs, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Herbert Löllgen, Pedro Marques-Vidal, Joep Perk, Eva Prescott, Josep Redon, Dimitrios J Richter, Naveed Sattar, Yvo Smulders, Monica Tiberi, H Bart van der Worp, Ineke van Dis, W M Monique Verschuren, , , Guy De Backer, Marco Roffi, Victor Aboyans, Norbert Bachl, Héctor Bueno, Scipione Carerj, Leslie Cho, John Cox, Johan De Sutter, Günther Egidi, Miles Fisher, Donna Fitzsimons, Oscar H Franco, Maxime Guenoun, Catriona Jennings, Borut Jug, Paulus Kirchhof, Kornelia Kotseva, Gregory Y H Lip, François Mach, Giuseppe Mancia, Franz Martin Bermudo, Alessandro Mezzani, Alexander Niessner, Piotr Ponikowski, Bernhard Rauch, Lars Rydén, Adrienne Stauder, Guillaume Turc, Olov Wiklund, Stephan Windecker, Jose Luis Zamorano,

Eur J Prev Cardiol (European journal of preventive cardiology)
[2016, 23(11):NP1-NP96]

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Balancing the evidence on the cardiovascular determinants of oxygen uptake improvement after endurance training in the elderly: What are the next steps?

Alessandro Mezzani, Marco Guazzi,

Eur J Prev Cardiol (European journal of preventive cardiology)
[2016, 23(7):730-732]

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The metabolic exercise test data combined with Cardiac And Kidney Indexes (MECKI) score and prognosis in heart failure. A validation study.

Ugo Corrà, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Andrea Giordano, Gaia Cattadori, Elisa Battaia, Rocco La Gioia, Angela B Scardovi, Michele Emdin, Marco Metra, Gianfranco Sinagra, Giuseppe Limongelli, Rosa Raimondo, Federica Re, Marco Guazzi, Romualdo Belardinelli, Gianfranco Parati, Damiano Magrì, Cesare Fiorentini, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Elisabetta Salvioni, Marta Giovannardi, Fabrizio Veglia, Alessandro Mezzani, Domenico Scrutinio, Andrea Di Lenarda, Roberto Ricci, Anna Apostolo, Anna Maria Iorio, Stefania Paolillo, Pietro Palermo, Mauro Contini, Corrado Vassanelli, Claudio Passino, Pantaleo Giannuzzi, Massimo F Piepoli, , , Laura Antonioli, Chiara Segurini, Erica Bertella, Stefania Farina, Francesca Bovis, Francesca Pietrucci, Gabriella Malfatto, Teo Roselli, Andrea Buono, Raffaele Calabrò, Renata De Maria, Daniela Santoro, Saba Campanale, Domenica Caputo, Donatella Bertipaglia, Emanuela Berton,

The Metabolic Exercise test data combined with Cardiac and Kidney Indexes (MECKI) score is a prognostic model to identify heart failure (HF) patients at risk for cardiovascular mortality (CVM) and urgent heart transplantation (uHT) based on 6 routine clinical parameters: hemoglobin, sodium, kidney function by the Modification of Diet in ... Read more >>

Int. J. Cardiol. (International journal of cardiology)
[2016, 203:1067-1072]

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Exercise Performance Is a Prognostic Indicator in Elderly Patients With Chronic Heart Failure--Application of Metabolic Exercise Cardiac Kidney Indexes Score.

Valentina Carubelli, Marco Metra, Ugo Corrà, Damiano Magrì, Claudio Passino, Carlo Lombardi, Domenico Scrutinio, Michele Correale, Gaia Cattadori, Massimo F Piepoli, Elisabetta Salvioni, Marta Giovannardi, Rosa Raimondo, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Romualdo Belardinelli, Marco Guazzi, Giuseppe Limongelli, Francesco Clemenza, Gianfranco Parati, Angela B Scardovi, Andrea Di Lenarda, Maurizio Bussotti, Rocco La Gioia, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, ,

In patients with chronic heart failure (HF) the Metabolic Exercise Cardiac Kidney Indexes (MECKI) score, is a predictor of cardiovascular death and urgent heart transplantation. We investigated the relationship between age, exercise tolerance and the prognostic value of the MECKI score.We analyzed data from 3,794 patients with chronic systolic HF. ... Read more >>

Circ. J. (Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society)
[2015, 79(12):2608-2615]

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Sex Profile and Risk Assessment With Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Heart Failure: Propensity Score Matching for Sex Selection Bias.

Ugo Corrà, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Andrea Giordano, Gaia Cattadori, Elisa Battaia, Rocco La Gioia, Angela B Scardovi, Michele Emdin, Marco Metra, Gianfranco Sinagra, Giuseppe Limongelli, Rosa Raimondo, Federica Re, Marco Guazzi, Romualdo Belardinelli, Gianfranco Parati, Damiano Magrì, Cesare Fiorentini, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Elisabetta Salvioni, Marta Giovannardi, Fabrizio Veglia, Alessandro Mezzani, Domenico Scrutinio, Andrea Di Lenarda, Roberto Ricci, Anna Apostolo, Anna Maria Iorio, Stefania Paolillo, Pietro Palermo, Mauro Contini, Corrado Vassanelli, Claudio Passino, Pantaleo Giannuzzi, Massimo F Piepoli, ,

In heart failure (HF), women show better survival despite a comparatively low peak oxygen consumption (V˙o2): this raises doubt about the accuracy of risk assessment by cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in women. Accordingly, we aimed to check (1) whether the predictive role of well-known CPET risk indexes, ie, peak V˙o2 ... Read more >>

Can J Cardiol (The Canadian journal of cardiology)
[2016, 32(6):754-759]

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Quadriceps Strength as a Predictor of Mortality in Coronary Artery Disease.

Kentaro Kamiya, Takashi Masuda, Shinya Tanaka, Nobuaki Hamazaki, Yuya Matsue, Alessandro Mezzani, Ryota Matsuzawa, Kohei Nozaki, Emi Maekawa, Chiharu Noda, Minako Yamaoka-Tojo, Yasuo Arai, Atsuhiko Matsunaga, Tohru Izumi, Junya Ako,

The purpose of this study was to investigate the prognostic value of quadriceps isometric strength (QIS) in coronary artery disease (CAD).The study population consisted of 1314 patients aged >30 years (64.7 ± 10.6 years, 1051 male) with CAD who were hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome or coronary artery bypass grafting. ... Read more >>

Am. J. Med. (The American journal of medicine)
[2015, 128(11):1212-1219]

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Metabolic exercise data combined with cardiac and kidney indexes: MECKI score. Predictive role in cardiopulmonary exercise testing with low respiratory exchange ratio in heart failure.

Ugo Corrà, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Massimo F Piepoli, ,

Int. J. Cardiol. (International journal of cardiology)
[2015, 184:299-301]

Cited: 3 times

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Hemodynamic, not ventilatory, inefficiency is associated with high VE/VCO2 slope in repaired, noncyanotic congenital heart disease.

Alessandro Mezzani, Andrea Giordano, Nidhal Ben Moussa, Angelo Micheletti, Diana Negura, Antonio Saracino, Elena Canal, Pantaleo Giannuzzi, Massimo Chessa, Mario Carminati,

A high slope of the ventilation vs. carbon dioxide relationship (VE/VCO₂ slope) during incremental exercise has been reported in several congenital heart disease (CHD) types, but it is not clear whether the main cause of high VE/VCO₂ slope is excessive ventilation or reduced perfusion.We studied 169 adolescent and adult patients ... Read more >>

Int. J. Cardiol. (International journal of cardiology)
[2015, 191:132-137]

Cited: 2 times

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Intensive cycle ergometer training improves gait speed and endurance in patients with Parkinson's disease: A comparison with treadmill training.

Ilaria Arcolin, Fabrizio Pisano, Carmen Delconte, Marco Godi, Marco Schieppati, Alessandro Mezzani, Daniele Picco, Margherita Grasso, Antonio Nardone,

PURPOSE:Cycle ergometer training improves gait in the elderly, but its effect in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) is not completely known. METHODS:Twenty-nine PD inpatients were randomized to treadmill (n = 13, PD-T) or cycle ergometer (n = 16, PD-C) training for 3 weeks, 1 hour/day. Outcome measures were distance travelled during the 6-min walking ... Read more >>

Restor. Neurol. Neurosci. (Restorative neurology and neuroscience)
[2015, 34(1):125-138]

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Renal function and peak exercise oxygen consumption in chronic heart failure with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction.

Domenico Scrutinio, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Loreto Gesualdo, Ugo Corrà, Alessandro Mezzani, Massimo Piepoli, Andrea Di Lenarda, Annamaria Iorio, Claudio Passino, Damiano Magrì, Daniele Masarone, Elisa Battaia, Davide Girola, Federica Re, Gaia Cattadori, Gianfranco Parati, Gianfranco Sinagra, Giovanni Quinto Villani, Giuseppe Limongelli, Giuseppe Pacileo, Marco Guazzi, Marco Metra, Maria Frigerio, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Chiara Minà, Gabriella Malfatto, Sergio Caravita, Maurizio Bussotti, Elisabetta Salvioni, Fabrizio Veglia, Michele Correale, Angela B Scardovi, Michele Emdin, Pantaleo Giannuzzi, Paola Gargiulo, Marta Giovannardi, Pasquale Perrone-Filardi, Rosa Raimondo, Roberto Ricci, Stefania Paolillo, Stefania Farina, Romualdo Belardinelli, Andrea Passantino, Rocco La Gioia, ,

Chronic kidney disease is associated with sympathetic activation and muscle abnormalities, which may contribute to decreased exercise capacity. We investigated the correlation of renal function with peak exercise oxygen consumption (V̇O2) in heart failure (HF) patients. METHODS AND RESULTS: We recruited 2,938 systolic HF patients who underwent clinical, laboratory, echocardiographic and cardiopulmonary ... Read more >>

Circ. J. (Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society)
[2015, 79(3):583-591]

Cited: 10 times

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Deceptive meaning of oxygen uptake measured at the anaerobic threshold in patients with systolic heart failure and atrial fibrillation.

Damiano Magrì, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Ugo Corrà, Claudio Passino, Domenico Scrutinio, Pasquale Perrone-Filardi, Michele Correale, Gaia Cattadori, Marco Metra, Davide Girola, Massimo F Piepoli, AnnaMaria Iorio, Michele Emdin, Rosa Raimondo, Federica Re, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Romualdo Belardinelli, Marco Guazzi, Giuseppe Limongelli, Francesco Clemenza, Gianfranco Parati, Maria Frigerio, Matteo Casenghi, Angela B Scardovi, Alessandro Ferraironi, Andrea Di Lenarda, Maurizio Bussotti, Anna Apostolo, Stefania Paolillo, Rocco La Gioia, Paola Gargiulo, Pietro Palermo, Chiara Minà, Stefania Farina, Elisa Battaia, Antonello Maruotti, Giuseppe Pacileo, Mauro Contini, Fabrizio Oliva, Roberto Ricci, Gianfranco Sinagra, ,

Oxygen uptake at the anaerobic threshold (VO2AT), a submaximal exercise-derived variable, independent of patients' motivation, is a marker of outcome in heart failure (HF). However, previous evidence of VO2AT values paradoxically higher in HF patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) than in those with sinus rhythm (SR) raised uncertainties.We tested ... Read more >>

Eur J Prev Cardiol (European journal of preventive cardiology)
[2015, 22(8):1046-1055]

Cited: 16 times

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EaRly-start ExerciSe training afTer acute hemodynAmic decompensation in patients with chRonic hearT failure (RE-START). A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial on short-term feasibility and impact on functional capacity, symptoms and neurohumoral activation .

Alessandro Mezzani, Francesco Cacciatore, Raffaella Catanzaro, Alessandra Gualco, Daniela Guzzetti, Dario Leosco, Mauro Monelli, Franco Tarro Genta, Paolo Totaro, Egidio Traversi, Emanuela Zanelli, Pantaleo Giannuzzi,

RE-START is a multicenter, randomized, prospective, open, controlled trial aiming to evaluate the feasibility and the short- and medium-term effects of an early-start AET program on functional capacity, symptoms and neurohormonal activation in chronic heart failure (CHF) patients with recent acute hemodynamic decompensation. Study endpoints will be: 1) safety of ... Read more >>

Monaldi Arch Chest Dis (Monaldi archives for chest disease = Archivio Monaldi per le malattie del torace)
[2014, 82(1):20-22]

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