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2020

Differential gene responses 3 days following infarction in the fetal and adolescent sheep heart

Lock, M. C., Tellam, R. L., Darby, J. R. T., Soo, J. Y., Brooks, D. A., Macgowan, C. K., Selvanayagam, J., Porrello, E. R., Seed, M., Keller-Wood, M. & Morrison, J. L., 1 Jan 2020, In : Physiological Genomics. 52, 3, p. 143-159 17 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Initial invasive or conservative strategy for stable coronary disease

ISCHEMIA Research Group, 9 Apr 2020, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 382, 15, p. 1395-1407 13 p.

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36 Citations (Scopus)

Risk Stratification of Patients With Apparently Idiopathic Premature Ventricular Contractions: A Multicenter International CMR Registry

Muser, D., Santangeli, P., Castro, S. A., Casado Arroyo, R., Maeda, S., Benhayon, D. A., Liuba, I., Liang, J. J., Sadek, M. M., Chahal, A., Magnani, S., Pieroni, M., Santarossa, E., Desjardins, B., Dixit, S., Garcia, F. C., Callans, D. J., Frankel, D. S., Alavi, A., Marchlinski, F. E. & 2 others, Selvanayagam, J. B. & Nucifora, G., 1 Jan 2020, In : JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Advanced Echocardiographic Imaging for Prediction of SCD in Moderate and Severe LV Systolic Function

Perry, R., Patil, S., Marx, C., Horsfall, M., Chew, D. P., Sree Raman, K., Daril, N. D. M., Tiver, K., Joseph, M. X., Ganesan, A. N., McGavigan, A., Nucifora, G. & Selvanayagam, J. B., 11 Oct 2019, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 13, 2P2, p. 604-612 9 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of myocardial oxygenation, strain, and diastology in MYBPC3-related hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: A cardiovascular magnetic resonance and echocardiography study

Grover, S., Lloyd, R., Perry, R., Lou, P. W., Haan, E., Yeates, L., Woodman, R., Atherton, J. J., Semsarian, C. & Selvanayagam, J., 1 Aug 2019, In : European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. 20, 8, p. 932-938 7 p., jey220.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2018
26 Citations (Scopus)

Novel cardiovascular magnetic resonance oxygenation approaches in understanding pathophysiology of cardiac diseases

Sree Raman, K., Nucifora, G. & Selvanayagam, J., 1 May 2018, In : Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. 45, 5, p. 475-480 6 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Prognostic role of serial quantitative evaluation of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake by PET/CT in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis presenting with ventricular tachycardia

Muser, D., Santangeli, P., Castro, S. A., Liang, J. J., Enriquez, A., Werner, T. J., Nucifora, G., Magnani, S., Hayashi, T., Zado, E. S., Garcia, F. C., Callans, D. J., Dixit, S., Desjardins, B., Marchlinski, F. E. & Alavi, A., 1 Jul 2018, In : European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 45, 8, p. 1394-1404 11 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)
2017
8 Citations (Scopus)

Changes of left ventricular mechanics after trans-catheter aortic valve implantation and surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis: A tissue-tracking cardiac magnetic resonance study

Nucifora, G., Tantiongco, J. P., Crouch, G., Bennetts, J., Sinhal, A., Tully, P. J., Bradbrook, C., Baker, R. A. & Selvanayagam, J. B., 1 Feb 2017, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 228, p. 184-190 7 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Ten-year results of the Freedom Solo stentless heart valve: Excellent haemodynamics but progressive valve dysfunction in the long term

Sponga, S., Barbera, M. D., Pavoni, D., Lechiancole, A., Mazzaro, E., Valente, M., Nucifora, G., Thiene, G. & Livi, U., 1 May 2017, In : Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. 24, 5, p. 663-669 7 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Multimodality imaging of right ventricular outflow tract obstruction in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Prati, G., Pavoni, D. & Nucifora, G., 1 Jun 2016, In : Cor et Vasa. 58, 3, p. e365-e366

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Surgical management of destructive aortic endocarditis: Left ventricular outflow reconstruction with the Sorin Pericarbon Freedom stentless bioprosthesis

Sponga, S., Daffarra, C., Pavoni, D., Vendramin, I., Mazzaro, E., Piani, D., Nalli, C., Nucifora, G. & Livi, U., 1 Jan 2016, In : European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery. 49, 1, p. 242-248 7 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Value of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in the setting of familiar cardiomyopathy: A step toward pre-clinical diagnosis

Muser, D., Puppato, M., Proclemer, A. & Nucifora, G., 15 Jan 2016, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 203, p. 43-45 3 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Chromosomal DNA damage measured using the cytokinesis-block micronucleus cytome assay is significantly associated with cognitive impairment in South Australians

Lee, S. L., Thomas, P., Hecker, J., Faunt, J. & Fenech, M., 1 Jan 2015, In : Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. 56, 1, p. 32-40 9 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Incremental value of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnostic work-up of patients with apparently idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias of left ventricular origin

Muser, D., Piccoli, G., Puppato, M., Proclemer, A. & Nucifora, G., 1 Feb 2015, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 180, p. 142-144 3 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Right Ventricular Strain and Dyssynchrony Assessment in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy: Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Feature-Tracking Study

Prati, G., Vitrella, G., Allocca, G., Muser, D., Buttignoni, S. C., Piccoli, G., Morocutti, G., Delise, P., Pinamonti, B., Proclemer, A., Sinagra, G. & Nucifora, G., 1 Jan 2015, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 8, 11

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Systolic and diastolic myocardial mechanics in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and their link to the extent of hypertrophy, replacement fibrosis and interstitial fibrosis

Nucifora, G., Muser, D., Gianfagna, P., Morocutti, G. & Proclemer, A., 1 Dec 2015, In : International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 31, 8, p. 1603-1610 8 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Association between multilayer left ventricular rotational mechanics and the development of left ventricular remodeling after acute myocardial infarction

Abate, E., Hoogslag, G. E., Leong, D. P., Bertini, M., Antoni, M. L., Nucifora, G., Joyce, E., Holman, E. R., Siebelink, H. M. J., Schalij, M. J., Bax, J. J., Delgado, V. & Ajmone Marsan, N., 1 Mar 2014, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 27, 3, p. 239-248 10 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical spectrum of isolated left ventricular noncompaction: Thromboembolic events, malignant left ventricular arrhythmias, and refractory heart failure

Muser, D., Nucifora, G., Gianfagna, E., Pavoni, D., Rebellato, L., Facchin, D., Daleffe, E. & Proclemer, A., 29 Apr 2014, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 63, 16

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Disease-specific differences of left ventricular rotational mechanics between cardiac amyloidosis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Nucifora, G., Muser, D., Morocutti, G., Piccoli, G., Zanuttini, D., Gianfagna, P. & Proclemer, A., 1 Sep 2014, In : American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 307, 5

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetic resonance assessment of prevalence and correlates of right ventricular abnormalities in isolated left ventricular noncompaction

Nucifora, G., Aquaro, G. D., Masci, P. G., Pingitore, A. & Lombardi, M., 1 Jan 2014, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 113, 1, p. 142-146 5 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence and prognostic value of concealed structural abnormalities in patients with apparently idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias of left versus right ventricular origin: A magnetic resonance imaging study

Nucifora, G., Muser, D., Masci, P. G., Barison, A., Rebellato, L., Piccoli, G., Daleffe, E., Toniolo, M., Zanuttini, D., Facchin, D., Lombardi, M. & Proclemer, A., 1 Jan 2014, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 7, 3, p. 456-462 7 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Biventricular non-compaction demonstrated on multi-slice computed tomography with echocardiographic correlation

Grillone, S., Nucifora, G., Piccoli, G., Gianfagna, P., Hysko, F., Pavoni, D., Slavich, G., Proclemer, A. & Gasparini, D., 1 Sep 2013, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine. 14, 9, p. 677-680 4 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of clinical and echocardiographic response to cardiac resynchronization therapy on long-term survival.

Bertini, M., Höke, U., van Bommel, R. J., Ng, A. C. T., Shanks, M., Nucifora, G., Auger, D., Borleffs, C. J. W., van Rijnsoever, E. P. M., van Erven, L., Schalij, M. J., Marsan, N. A., Bax, J. J. & Delgado, V., 1 Jan 2013, In : European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. 14, 8, p. 774-781 8 p.

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Infarct-like acute myocarditis: Relation between electrocardiographic findings and myocardial damage as assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

Nucifora, G., Miani, D., Di Chiara, A., Piccoli, G., Artico, J., Puppato, M., Slavich, G., De Biasio, M., Gasparini, D. & Proclemer, A., 1 Mar 2013, In : Clinical Cardiology. 36, 3, p. 146-152 7 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive value of electrocardiogram in diagnosing acute coronary artery lesions among patients with out-of-hospital-cardiac-arrest

Zanuttini, D., Armellini, I., Nucifora, G., Grillo, M. T., Morocutti, G., Carchietti, E., Trillò, G., Spedicato, L., Bernardi, G. & Proclemer, A., 1 Sep 2013, In : Resuscitation. 84, 9, p. 1250-1254 5 p.

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52 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Anatomy of pulmonary veins by real-time 3D TEE: Implications for catheter-based pulmonary vein ablation

Faletra, F. F., Nucifora, G., Regoli, F., Ho, S. Y., Moccetti, T. & Auricchio, A., 1 Jan 2012, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 5, 4, p. 456-462 7 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac fibroma mimicking hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Role of magnetic resonance imaging in the differential diagnosis

Nucifora, G., Pasotti, E., Pedrazzini, G., Moccetti, T., Faletra, F. F. & Gallino, A., 12 Jan 2012, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 154, 1

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Early repolarization in arrhythmogenic left ventricular cardiomyopathy: Insights from cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

Nucifora, G., Stolfo, D., Daleffe, E., Piccoli, G., Copetti, R. & Proclemer, A., 9 Aug 2012, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 159, 1, p. 66-68 3 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Global longitudinal strain predicts long-term survival in patients with chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy

Bertini, M., Ng, A. C. T., Antoni, M. L., Nucifora, G., Ewe, S. H., Auger, D., Marsan, N. A., Schalij, M. J., Bax, J. J. & Delgado, V., 1 May 2012, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 5, 3, p. 383-391 9 p.

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93 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of emergency coronary angiography on in-hospital outcome of unconscious survivors after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Zanuttini, D., Armellini, I., Nucifora, G., Carchietti, E., Trillò, G., Spedicato, L., Bernardi, G. & Proclemer, A., 15 Dec 2012, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 110, 12, p. 1723-1728 6 p.

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50 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary vein isolation guided by real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography

Regoli, F., Faletra, F. F., Scaglione, M., Nucifora, G., Moccetti, T. & Auricchio, A., Mar 2012, In : PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 35, 3

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal evolution of left ventricular dyssynchrony after myocardial infarction: Relation with changes in left ventricular systolic function

Nucifora, G., Bertini, M., Ajmone Marsan, N., Scholte, A. J., Siebelink, H. M. J., Holman, E. R., Schalij, M. J., Van Der Wall, E. E., Bax, J. J. & Delgado, V., 1 Dec 2012, In : European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. 13, 12, p. 1041-1046 6 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Value of three-dimensional speckle-tracking longitudinal strain for predicting improvement of left ventricular function after acute myocardial infarction

Abate, E., Hoogslag, G. E., Antoni, M. L., Nucifora, G., Delgado, V., Holman, E. R., Schalij, M. J., Bax, J. J. & Marsan, N. A., 1 Oct 2012, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 110, 7, p. 961-967 7 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Alterations in multidirectional myocardial functions in patients with aortic stenosis and preserved ejection fraction: A two-dimensional speckle tracking analysis

Ng, A. C. T., Delgado, V., Bertini, M., Antoni, M. L., Van Bommel, R. J., Van Rijnsoever, E. P. M., Van Der Kley, F., Ewe, S. H., Witkowski, T., Auger, D., Nucifora, G., Schuijf, J. D., Poldermans, D., Leung, D. Y., Schalij, M. J. & Bax, J. J., 1 Jun 2011, In : European Heart Journal. 32, 12, p. 1542-1550 9 p.

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124 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the left atrial appendage with real-time 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography implications for catheter-based left atrial appendage closure

Nucifora, G., Faletra, F. F., Regoli, F., Pasotti, E., Pedrazzini, G., Moccetti, T. & Auricchio, A., 1 Sep 2011, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. 4, 5, p. 514-523 10 p.

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121 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility and acute efficacy of radiofrequency ablation of cavotricuspid isthmus-dependent atrial flutter guided by real-time 3D TEE

Regoli, F., Faletra, F. F., Nucifora, G., Pasotti, E., Moccetti, T., Klersy, C. & Auricchio, A., 1 Jul 2011, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 4, 7, p. 716-726 11 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility of diastolic function assessment with cardiac CT: Feasibility study in comparison with tissue Doppler imaging

Boogers, M. J., Van Werkhoven, J. M., Schuijf, J. D., Delgado, V., El-Naggar, H. M., Boersma, E., Nucifora, G., Van Der Geest, R. J., Paelinck, B. P., Kroft, L. J., Reiber, J. H. C., De Roos, A., Bax, J. J. & Lamb, H. J., 1 Mar 2011, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 4, 3, p. 246-256 11 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)
54 Citations (Scopus)

Intramural myocardial hemorrhagic rupture in a patient with metastatic cancer and myocardial infarction

Barison, A., Aquaro, G. D., Todiere, G., Nucifora, G., Corciu, A. I., Pasanisi, E., Neglia, D. & Coceani, M., 1 Apr 2011, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine. 12, 4, p. 277-279 3 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Lipomatous metaplasia in ischemic cardiomyopathy: Current knowledge and clinical perspective

Nucifora, G., Aquaro, G. D., Masci, P. G., Barison, A., Todiere, G., Pingitore, A. & Lombardi, M., 7 Jan 2011, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 146, 1, p. 120-122 3 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Myocardial fibrosis in isolated left ventricular non-compaction and its relation to disease severity

Nucifora, G., Aquaro, G. D., Pingitore, A., Masci, P. G. & Lombardi, M., 1 Feb 2011, In : European Journal of Heart Failure. 13, 2, p. 170-176 7 p.

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105 Citations (Scopus)

Real-time, fluoroless, anatomic-guided catheter navigation by 3D TEE during ablation procedures

Faletra, F. F., Regoli, F., Nucifora, G. & Auricchio, A., 1 Feb 2011, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 4, 2, p. 203-206 4 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between obstructive coronary artery disease and abnormal stress testing in patients with paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation

Nucifora, G., Schuijf, J. D., Van Werkhoven, J. M., Trines, S. A., Kajander, S., Tops, L. F., Turta, O., Jukema, J. W., Schreur, J. H. M., Heijenbrok, M. W., Gaemperli, O., Kaufmann, P. A., Knuuti, J., Van Der Wall, E. E., Schalij, M. J. & Bax, J. J., 1 Jul 2011, In : International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 27, 6, p. 777-785 9 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Relative merits of left ventricular dyssynchrony, left ventricular lead position, and myocardial scar to predict long-term survival of ischemic heart failure patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy

Delgado, V., Van Bommel, R. J., Bertini, M., Borleffs, C. J. W., Marsan, N. A., Ng, A. C. T., Nucifora, G., Van De Veire, N. R. L., Ypenburg, C., Boersma, E., Holman, E. R., Schalij, M. J. & Bax, J. J., 4 Jan 2011, In : Circulation. 123, 1, p. 70-78 9 p.

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184 Citations (Scopus)