Gabriele Savioli

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AIMS Echocardiographic evaluation of 2D longitudinal peak systolic strain (LPSS) can detect initial impairment of left ventricular (LV) function in heart disease. Global LPSS (GLPSS) variability has been assessed in small groups and segmental LPSS has not been determined. We compared variability of GLPSS and segmental LPSS with that of 2D LV volumes and(More)
Cardiovascular disease is a common cause of morbidity and mortality after solid organ transplantation, due to a combination of pre-existing cardiovascular risk factors and immunosuppressive drug toxicity. The prevalence of new-onset hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes mellitus, and metabolic syndrome was assessed after lung transplantation in a cohort of(More)
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