Cesar Mario Hernandez Baravoglia

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a Cardiology Unit, Department for the Treatment and Study of Cardiothoracic Diseases and Cardiothoracic Transplantation, IRCCS— ISMETT (IstitutoMediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad alta Specializzazione), Via Tricomi 5, 90127 Palermo, Italy b Cardiac Surgery and Heart Transplantation Unit, Department for the Treatment and Study of Cardiothoracic(More)
A female patient with severe pulmonary hypertension was admitted for lung transplant evaluation. As an incidental finding, the chest CT showed diffuse and dilated coronaries, not detected at previous echocardiography. A coronary CT angiography was then performed using a 64-multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) scanner to better evaluate the coronary(More)
BACKGROUND Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy has been characterized by impaired contractile response to stress and/or altered diastolic relaxation, with electrophysiological abnormalities in the absence of known cardiac disease. However, the clinical significance of diastolic dysfunction (DDF) in cirrhotic patients has not been clarified. METHODS We studied 84(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Compensatory renal hypertrophy following unilateral nephrectomy (UNX) occurs in the remaining kidney. However, the long-term cardiac adaptive process to UNX remains poorly defined in humans. Our goal was to characterize myocardial structure and function in living kidney donors (LKDs), approximately 12 years after UNX. METHODS AND(More)
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