Full Text Journal Articles by
Author Francesco De Felice

Advertisement

Find full text journal articles






COVID-19, Acute Myocardial Injury and Infarction

Armando Del Prete, Francesca Conway, Domenico Giovanni Della Rocca, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, Francesco De Felice, Carmine Musto, Marco Picichè, Eugenio Martuscelli, Andrea Natale, Francesco Versaci,

Synopsis SARS-CoV-2 can affect the cardiovascular system yielding a wide range of complications, including acute myocardial injury. The myocardium can be damaged by direct viral invasion or indirect mechanisms, sustained by systemic inflammation, immune-mediated response and dysregulation of the renin-angiotensin system. Myocardial injury affects about one-quarter of patients with COVID-19, ... Read more >>

Card Electrophysiol Clin (Cardiac electrophysiology clinics)
[2021, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



A Comparison Between Gore Cardioform and Amplatzer Septal Occluder for Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale Associated With Atrial Septal Aneurysm: Clinical and Echocardiographic Outcomes.

Carmine Musto, Alberta Cifarelli, Francesco Dipasquale, Diana Chin, Marco Stefano Nazzaro, Rocco Edoardo Stio, Mauro Pennacchi, Francesco De Felice,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To evaluate the short- and long-term clinical and echocardiographic outcomes of the percutaneous closure of the patent foramen ovale (PFO) with an atrial septal aneurysm (ASA) using 2 different devices.<h4>Methods</h4>We enrolled 100 patients with PFO and ASA. Fifty consecutive patients had transcatheter closure of the PFO with the Gore Cardioform ... Read more >>

J Invasive Cardiol (The Journal of invasive cardiology)
[2021, 33(11):E857-E862]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Advertisement

Implantation of one, two or multiple MitraClips for transcatheter mitral valve repair: insights from a 1824-patient multicenter study.

Arturo Giordano, Paolo Ferraro, Filippo Finizio, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, Paolo Denti, Francesco Bedogni, Antonio P Rubbio, Anna S Petronio, Antonio L Bartorelli, Annalisa Mongiardo, Salvatore Giordano, Francesco DE Felice, Marianna Adamo, Matteo Montorfano, Cesare Baldi, Giuseppe Tarantini, Francesco Giannini, Federico Ronco, Ida Monteforte, Emmanuel Villa, Maurizio Ferrario, Luigi Fiocca, Fausto Castriota, Corrado Tamburino,

<h4>Background</h4>Transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) with the MitraClip device is an established treatment for mitral regurgitation (MR). More than one MitraClip may be implanted if a single one does not reduce MR adequately. We aimed at appraising the outlook of patients undergoing implantation of one, two or multiple MitraClips for ... Read more >>

Panminerva Med (Panminerva medica)
[2021, :]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Characteristics and outcomes of MitraClip in octogenarians: Evidence from 1853 patients in the GIOTTO registry.

Arturo Giordano, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, Filippo Finizio, Paolo Ferraro, Paolo Denti, Antonio Popolo Rubbio, Anna Sonia Petronio, Antonio L Bartorelli, Annalisa Mongiardo, Francesco De Felice, Marianna Adamo, Matteo Montorfano, Cesare Baldi, Giuseppe Tarantini, Francesco Giannini, Federico Ronco, Ida Monteforte, Emmanuel Villa, Maurizio Ferrario, Luigi Fiocca, Fausto Castriota, Corrado Tamburino,

<h4>Background</h4>We aimed at appraising features and outcomes of patients undergoing MitraClip treatment according to their age.<h4>Methods</h4>We queried the prospective GIse registry Of Transcatheter treatment of mitral valve regurgitaTiOn (GIOTTO) multicenter registry dataset including 19 Italian centers performing MitraClip implantation, distinguishing patients <80 vs ≥80 years of age.<h4>Results</h4>In total, 1853 patients were ... Read more >>

Int J Cardiol (International journal of cardiology)
[2021, 342:65-71]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Platypnea and orthodeoxia syndrome as an uncommon clinical indication for a challenging percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure: a case report.

Francesco Dipasquale, Carmine Musto, Mauro Pennacchi, Francesco De Felice,

<h4>Background</h4>Platypnea and Orthodeoxia Syndrome (POS) is a rare clinical condition characterized by positional dyspnoea and arterial desaturation. Various mechanisms are related to this syndrome. The simultaneous presence of abnormal anatomical findings [aortic root dilatation, atrial septal aneurysm (ASA), Lipomatous septum, and patent foramen ovale (PFO)] and an occurring ventilation/perfusion mismatch ... Read more >>

Eur Heart J Case Rep (European heart journal. Case reports)
[2021, 5(4):ytab029]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Italian Society of Interventional Cardiology (GIse) registry Of Transcatheter treatment of mitral valve regurgitaTiOn (GIOTTO): impact of valve disease aetiology and residual mitral regurgitation after MitraClip implantation.

Francesco Bedogni, Antonio Popolo Rubbio, Carmelo Grasso, Marianna Adamo, Paolo Denti, Arturo Giordano, Maurizio Tusa, Giovanni Bianchi, Federico De Marco, Antonio L Bartorelli, Matteo Montorfano, Cosmo Godino, Rodolfo Citro, Francesco De Felice, Annalisa Mongiardo, Ida Monteforte, Emmanuel Villa, Cristina Giannini, Gabriele Crimi, Giuseppe Tarantini, Luca Testa, Corrado Tamburino,

<h4>Aims</h4>The Italian Society of Interventional Cardiology (GIse) registry Of Transcatheter treatment of mitral valve regurgitaTiOn (GIOTTO) was conceived in order to assess the safety and efficacy of MitraClip therapy in Italy. The aim of this study was to assess procedural and mid-term outcomes, and clinical and echocardiographic predictors of mid-term ... Read more >>

Eur J Heart Fail (European journal of heart failure)
[2021, 23(8):1364-1376]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Long-term outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement in nonagenarians: a multicenter age-based analysis.

Giuliano Costa, Roberto Valvo, Claudia Fiorina, Marianna Adamo, Cristina Giannini, Luca Testa, Giuseppe Bruschi, Arnaldo Poli, Francesco De Felice, Matteo Montorfano, Diego Maffeo, Alessandro Iadanza, Bernhard Reimers, Francesco Bedogni, Anna S Petronio, Corrado Tamburino, Marco Barbanti,

<h4>Aim</h4>To assess the outcome of nonagenarians patients receiving transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).<h4>Methods</h4>We aimed to stratify the overall population from an Italian, multicenter, observational project including a total of 3792 consecutive patients who underwent TAVR with CoreValve and Evolut R/PRO devices between April 2009 and October 2018, into four groups ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) (Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.))
[2021, 22(3):204-211]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation-assisted emergency percutaneous treatment of left ventricular assist device graft occlusion.

Rocco Edoardo Stio, Andrea Montalto, Mariano Feccia, Alfredo Intorcia, Vitaliano Buffa, Vincenzo Cesario, Giulia Petroni, Francesco De Felice, Francesco Musumeci,

End-stage heart failure is more often treated with Implantable left ventricular assist device (LVAD), even if the prolonged use may increase the risk of complications. In this case, a 51-year-old male patient presented to our emergency department showing acute heart failure signs and symptoms and a dramatic reduction of LVAD ... Read more >>

ESC Heart Fail (ESC heart failure)
[2021, 8(2):1627-1630]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Instantaneous wave-free ratio-guided revascularization of non-culprit lesion in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and multivessel coronary disease: design and rationale of the WAVE Registry.

Carmine Musto, Annunziata Nusca, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, Francesco DE Felice, Massimiliano Scappaticci, Marco S Nazzaro, Michele M Viscusi, Andrea Ceccacci, Francesco Versaci,

<h4>Background</h4>The optimal management of patients with ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes and multivessel coronary artery disease is challenging. There is a growing body of evidence supporting invasive functional evaluation of multivessel disease with FFR or iFR, which it has been added to the literature. In this regard, the WAVE Study recently ... Read more >>

Minerva Cardiol Angiol (Minerva cardiology and angiology)
[2021, 69(3):291-298]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Long-term clinical outcome and performance of transcatheter aortic valve replacement with a self-expandable bioprosthesis.

Luca Testa, Azeem Latib, Nedy Brambilla, Federico De Marco, Claudia Fiorina, Marianna Adamo, Cristina Giannini, Marco Angelillis, Marco Barbanti, Carmelo Sgroi, Arnaldo Poli, Erica Ferrara, Giuseppe Bruschi, Claudio Francesco Russo, Montorfano Matteo, Francesco De Felice, Carmine Musto, Salvatore Curello, Antonio Colombo, Corrado Tamburino, Anna Sonia Petronio, Francesco Bedogni,

<h4>Aims</h4>In the last decade, transcatheter aortic valve (TAV) replacement determined a paradigm shift in the treatment of patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis. Data on long-term TAV performance are still limited. We sought to evaluate the clinical and haemodynamic outcomes of the CoreValve self-expandable valve up to 8-year follow-up (FU).<h4>Methods ... Read more >>

Eur Heart J (European heart journal)
[2020, 41(20):1876-1886]

Cited: 3 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Real-World Safety and Efficacy of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair With MitraClip: Thirty-Day Results From the Italian Society of Interventional Cardiology (GIse) Registry Of Transcatheter Treatment of Mitral Valve RegurgitaTiOn (GIOTTO).

Francesco Bedogni, Luca Testa, Antonio Popolo Rubbio, Giovanni Bianchi, Carmelo Grasso, Salvatore Scandura, Federico De Marco, Maurizio Tusa, Paolo Denti, Ottavio Alfieri, Arturo Giordano, Paolo Ferraro, Antonio L Bartorelli, Annalisa Mongiardo, Anna Sonia Petronio, Cristina Giannini, Francesco De Felice, Cesare Baldi, Fausto Castriota, Marianna Adamo, Giulia Masiero, Cosmo Godino, Matteo Montorfano, Giuseppe Tarantini, Corrado Tamburino,

<h4>Background</h4>Available scientific evidence of transcatheter mitral valve repair with the MitraClip comes from randomized controlled trials, which showed controversial results that hardly translate into real-world practice, and from registries of relatively small sample size.<h4>Aim</h4>To collect real-world data in a multicenter, prospective, country-level registry.<h4>Methods and result</h4>The Italian Society of Interventional Cardiology ... Read more >>

Cardiovasc Revasc Med (Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions)
[2020, 21(9):1057-1062]

Cited: 3 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Incidence, Technical Safety, and Feasibility of Coronary Angiography and Intervention Following Self-expanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.

Akihito Tanaka, Richard J Jabbour, Luca Testa, Mauro Agnifili, Federica Ettori, Claudia Fiorina, Marianna Adamo, Giuseppe Bruschi, Cristina Giannini, Anna Sonia Petronio, Marco Barbanti, Corrado Tamburino, Francesco De Felice, Bernhard Reimers, Arnaldo Poli, Antonio Colombo, Azeem Latib,

<h4>Background</h4>Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a well-established treatment option for severe aortic stenosis (AS). AS and coronary artery disease frequently coincide, and therefore some patients may require coronary angiography (CAG) and/or intervention (PCI) post-TAVR. Due to valve stent design, most self-expanding prostheses always cover the coronary ostium, and therefore ... Read more >>

Cardiovasc Revasc Med (Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions)
[2019, 20(5):371-375]

Cited: 3 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Treatment of mitral regurgitation.

Roberto Violini, Alberta Cifarelli, Francesco De Felice, Diana Chin,

In the elderly mitral regurgitation is very frequent and surgical correction of mitral regurgitation (MR) has often a high operative risk, consequently, over the years, different percutaneous transcatheter techniques have been developed as a valid alternative to surgery. The edge-to-edge repair with the MitraClip device has gained a wide clinical ... Read more >>

Monaldi Arch Chest Dis (Monaldi archives for chest disease = Archivio Monaldi per le malattie del torace)
[2017, 87(2):854]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Instantaneous wave-free ratio and fractional flow reserve for the assessment of nonculprit lesions during the index procedure in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: The WAVE study.

Carmine Musto, Francesco De Felice, Stefano Rigattieri, Diana Chin, Andrea Marra, Marco Stefano Nazzaro, Alberta Cifarelli, Roberto Violini,

<h4>Background</h4>Functional assessment of non-infarct-related artery lesions during primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) might be useful to avoid revascularization of nonsignificant stenosis and staged procedures, thus reducing hospital stay. We aimed to assess the diagnostic performance of instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) as compared with fractional flow reserve (FFR) in this setting.<h4>Methods</h4>In ... Read more >>

Am Heart J (American heart journal)
[2017, 193:63-69]

Cited: 6 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Comparison of paclitaxel drug-eluting 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.

Francesco Giannini, Azeem Latib, Richard J Jabbour, Charis Costopoulos, Alaide Chieffo, Mauro Carlino, Matteo Montorfano, Alberto Menozzi, Fausto Castriota, Antonio Micari, Alberto Cremonesi, Francesco De Felice, Alfredo Marchese, Maurizio Tespili, Patrizia Presbitero, Gregory A Sgueglia, Francesca Buffoli, Corrado Tamburino, Ferdinando Varbella, Antonio Colombo,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To evaluate the impact of diabetes on the efficacy of drug-eluting balloon (DEB) as compared to paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) for the reduction of restenosis in small vessels according to the presence of diabetes in patients enrolled in the BELLO (Balloon Elution and Late Loss Optimization) trial.<h4>Background</h4>Small vessel disease is common ... Read more >>

Cardiovasc Revasc Med (Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions)
[2017, 18(1):4-9]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



A propensity score matched comparative study between paclitaxel-coated balloon and everolimus-eluting stents for the treatment of small coronary vessels.

Francesco Giannini, Azeem Latib, Marco B Ancona, Charis Costopoulos, Neil Ruparelia, Alberto Menozzi, Fausto Castriota, Antonio Micari, Alberto Cremonesi, Francesco De Felice, Alfredo Marchese, Maurizio Tespili, Patrizia Presbitero, Gregory A Sgueglia, Francesca Buffoli, Corrado Tamburino, Ferdinando Varbella, Antonio Colombo,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To compare the long-term clinical outcomes of paclitaxel drug-coated-balloons (DCB) and everolimus-eluting-stents (EES) following the treatment of de novo small vessel coronary artery disease.<h4>Background</h4>It is currently unclear whether treatment of de novo small vessel coronary disease with DCB is comparable to second generation drug-eluting stents, which are the current standard ... Read more >>

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv (Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions)
[2017, 90(3):380-386]

Cited: 8 times

View full text PDF listing >>



3-Year Follow-Up of the Balloon Elution and Late Loss Optimization Study (BELLO).

Azeem Latib, Neil Ruparelia, Alberto Menozzi, Fausto Castriota, Antonio Micari, Alberto Cremonesi, Francesco De Felice, Alfredo Marchese, Maurizio Tespili, Patrizia Presbitero, Gregory A Sgueglia, Francesca Buffoli, Corrado Tamburino, Ferdinando Varbella, Antonio Colombo,

JACC Cardiovasc Interv (JACC. Cardiovascular interventions)
[2015, 8(8):1132-1134]

Cited: 17 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Effect of Abciximab Therapy in Patients Undergoing Coronary Angioplasty for Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock.

Francesco De Felice, Francesco Tomassini, Rosario Fiorilli, Andrea Gagnor, Antonio Parma, Enrico Cerrato, Carmine Musto, Marco Stefano Nazzaro, Ferdinando Varbella, Roberto Violini,

<h4>Background</h4>The effect of abciximab on survival in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) complicated by cardiogenic shock (CS) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is not clear. METHODS AND RESULTS: We evaluated outcome in 410 consecutive patients with STEMI and CS who underwent PCI treated without (n=123) or with (n=287) abciximab. The ... Read more >>

Circ J (Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society)
[2015, 79(7):1568-1574]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



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.

Toru Naganuma, Azeem Latib, Gregory A Sgueglia, Alberto Menozzi, Fausto Castriota, Antonio Micari, Alberto Cremonesi, Francesco De Felice, Alfredo Marchese, Maurizio Tespili, Patrizia Presbitero, Vasileios F Panoulas, Francesca Buffoli, Corrado Tamburino, Ferdinando Varbella, Antonio Colombo,

<h4>Background/objectives</h4>A prospective, multi-center, randomized trial, BELLO (Balloon Elution and Late Loss Optimization), showed that the primary endpoint of in-stent (in-balloon) late loss was significantly less with drug-eluting balloons (DEB) as compared with paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES). At 6 months, DEB and PES were associated with similar rates of angiographic restenosis, target ... Read more >>

Int J Cardiol (International journal of cardiology)
[2015, 184:17-21]

Cited: 20 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Preoperative staging of resectability of colon cancer using virtual colonoscopy: correlation with surgical results. Our experience.

Luciano Izzo, Luca Impara, Federico Pugliese, Monir Al Mansour, Francesco De Felice, Carlo De Dominicis, Anna De Santis, Carlo De Felice, Raimondo Gabriele, Luigi Basso, Pierfrancesco Di Cello, Maria Caputo, Paolo Izzo,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To evaluate the clinical usefulness of preoperative computed tomography colonography (CTC) in locoregional staging in patients with abdominal pain secondary toocclusive colorectal cancer (CRC).<h4>Materials and methods</h4>80 patients with abdominal pain underwent CTC initially without contrast and after diagnosis with contrast. 47 patients had distal CRC and 33 had proximal CRC. ... Read more >>

Ann Ital Chir (Annali italiani di chirurgia)
[2015, 86:432-436]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



One-year clinical outcome of elderly patients undergoing angioplasty for ST-elevation myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: the importance of 3-vessel disease and final TIMI-3 flow grade.

Francesco De Felice, Elena Guerra, Rosario Fiorilli, Antonio Parma, Carmine Musto, Marco Stefano Nazzaro, Roberto Violini,

<h4>Background</h4>The influence of age on clinical results of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarctions (STEMI) complicated by cardiogenic shock (CS) is poorly investigated.<h4>Methods</h4>In this study, we evaluated the outcome of 216 consecutive all-comer patients with STEMI and CS undergoing PCI who were divided into 2 ... Read more >>

J Invasive Cardiol (The Journal of invasive cardiology)
[2014, 26(3):114-118]

Cited: 5 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Response letter to "Quality of evidence for multivariate analysis to keep stable estimates".

Francesco De Felice, Antonio Parma, Rosario Fiorilli, Carmine Musto, Roberto Violini,

Int J Cardiol (International journal of cardiology)
[2013, 168(4):4266]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Comparison between the new Gore septal and Amplatzer devices for transcatheter closure of patent foramen ovale. Short- and mid-term clinical and echocardiographic outcomes.

Carmine Musto, Alberta Cifarelli, Rosario Fiorilli, Francesco De Felice, Antonio Parma, Marco Stefano Nazzaro, Elena Guerra, Francesca Fiorilli, Roberto Violini,

<h4>Background</h4>The ideal device for percutaneous patent foramen ovale (PFO) occlusion should provide effective closure with long-term biocompatibility and it should have a low profile without interfering with adjacent cardiac structures. Long-term data regarding safety and efficacy of the GORE Septal Occluder (GSO) are lacking. The aim of this study was ... Read more >>

Circ J (Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society)
[2013, 77(12):2922-2927]

Cited: 7 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Head-to-head comparison of sirolimus-eluting stent versus bare metal stent evaluation of the coronary endothelial dysfunction in the same patient presenting with multiple coronary artery lesions: the CREDENTIAL study.

Alexandru Nicolae Mischie, Marco Stefano Nazzaro, Rosario Fiorilli, Francesco De Felice, Carmine Musto, Pierpaolo Confessore, Antonio Parma, Carla Boschetti, Roberto Violini,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To assess the endothelial dysfunction (ED) after bare metal stents (BMS) and sirolimus eluting stents (SES) implantation in the same patient, overcoming the confounding role of individual variables.<h4>Background</h4>SES reduce restenosis rate compared to BMS but causes more ED. ED is a potentially unsafe phenomenon, since it is the first step ... Read more >>

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv (Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions)
[2013, 82(3):E184-91]

Cited: 9 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Effect of multivessel coronary artery disease with or without a concomitant chronic total occlusion on 1-year survival in patients treated with rescue angioplasty.

Francesco De Felice, Francesca Fiorilli, Antonio Parma, Carmine Musto, Marco Stefano Nazzaro, Pierpaolo Confessore, Massimiliano Scappaticci, Roberto Violini,

<h4>Background</h4>The effect of multivessel disease (MVD) with or without a concomitant chronic total occlusion (CTO) has never been investigated in patients treated with rescue percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).<h4>Objectives</h4>This study evaluates whether there is an increased rate of death at 1-year follow-up in patients undergoing rescue PCI with angiographic pattern of ... Read more >>

J Invasive Cardiol (The Journal of invasive cardiology)
[2013, 25(2):64-68]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Advertisement


Disclaimer

1.3333 s