Benedetta Giordano

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BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) relapses, following transcatheter AF ablation, are frequently reported based on patients' symptoms, scheduled electrocardiograms (ECGs), or 24-hour Holter recordings. The aim of this study is to determine the incidence of asymptomatic and symptomatic AF recurrences, using continuous subcutaneous ECG monitoring, in the(More)
Endothelial dysfunction may be present years before the clinical manifestations of atherosclerosis, which is particularly frequent in the late decades of life. Therefore, we have evaluated the presence of endothelial dysfunction in the elderly by measuring, by echo-Doppler technique, the vasodilatation of brachial artery in response to the hyperemia(More)
We evaluated left ventricular (LV) mechanical efficiency in 23 elderly patients (mean age 67 +/- 2) with coronary artery disease (CAD) and in 22 patients younger than 65 years (mean age 49 +/- 8) with similar severity of CAD (2.4 +/- 0.8 and 2.2 +/- 0.8 vessels per patient, respectively) and history of myocardial infarction (34% and 41%, respectively). LV(More)
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