Publications

Cardiovascular Risk Associated With White-Coat Hypertension: Pro Side of the Argument.
Hypertension 2017 Oct 28;70(4):668-675. Epub 2017 Aug 28.
From the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy (G.M.); Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy (M.B., C.C., R.F., G.G.); Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS, Milan, Italy (C.C.); and IRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy (G.G.).

Renal artery stenosis and left ventricular hypertrophy: an updated review and meta-analysis of echocardiographic studies.
J Hypertens 2017 Aug 3. Epub 2017 Aug 3.
aDepartment of Health Science, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan bIstituto Auxologico Italiano, Meda cDepartment of Medicine and Surgery, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico di Milano, University of Milano, Milan, Italy dDepartment of Cardiology, Charité-University-Medicine Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany eIstituto di Ricerche a Carattere Scientifico Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy.

Nocturnal hypertension and right heart remodeling.
J Hypertens 2017 Aug 16. Epub 2017 Aug 16.
aDepartment of Cardiology, University Clinical Hospital Center 'Dr Dragisa Misovic - Dedinje', Belgrade, Serbia bClinical Research Unit, University of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Meda cUniversity of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Piazza dell'Ateneo, Milano, Italy.

The relationship between right ventricular deformation and heart rate variability in asymptomatic diabetic patients.
J Diabetes Complications 2017 Jul 13;31(7):1152-1157. Epub 2017 Apr 13.
University Clinical Hospital Center "Dr. Dragisa Misovic - Dedinje", Department of Cardiology, Heroja Milana Tepica 1, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia.

The relationship between left ventricular deformation and heart rate variability in patients with systemic sclerosis: Two- and three-dimensional strain analysis.
Int J Cardiol 2017 Jun 14;236:145-150. Epub 2017 Feb 14.
University Clinical Hospital Center "Dr. Dragisa Misovic - Dedinje", Cardiology Department, Heroja Milana Tepica 1, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia.

Long-term changes in left ventricular mass echocardiographic findings from a general population.
J Hypertens 2017 Jun 24. Epub 2017 Jun 24.
aDepartment of Health Science, University of Milano-Bicocca bIstituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS cDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milano and Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy dDepartment of Cardiology, Charité-University-Medicine Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany eIRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milano, Italy.

Right ventricular strain in heart failure: Clinical perspective.
Arch Cardiovasc Dis 2017 Jun 29. Epub 2017 Jun 29.
Department of cardiology, Charité-university-medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Deutsches Zentrum für Herz-Kreislauf-Forschung (DZHK), Standort Berlin/Charité, Berlin, Germany; Department of cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (DHZB), Berlin, Germany.

Is night-time hypertension worse than daytime hypertension? A study on cardiac damage in a general population: the PAMELA study.
J Hypertens 2017 Mar;35(3):506-512
aDepartment of Health Science, University of Milano-Bicocca bIstituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS cDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community Health University of Milano and Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy dUniversity Clinical Hospital Centre 'Dragisa Misovic', Belgrade, Serbia eIRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milano, Italy.

Blood pressure control in hypertension. Pros and cons of available treatment strategies.
J Hypertens 2017 Feb;35(2):225-233
aUniversity of Milano-Bicocca bIRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Italy cDivision of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Public Health, Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods dDepartment of Health Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca eIRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy.

Prognostic relevance of electrocardiographic Tpeak-Tend interval in the general and in the hypertensive population: data from the Pressioni Arteriose Monitorate E Loro Associazioni study.
J Hypertens 2016 Sep;34(9):1823-30
aDepartment of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca bIstituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS cIRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milano, Italy.

New-onset left atrial enlargement in a general population.
J Hypertens 2016 Sep;34(9):1838-45
aDepartment of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano bIstituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS cDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milano dFondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy eUniversity Clinical Hospital Centre 'Dragisa Misovic', Belgrade, Serbia fIRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milano, Italy.

Joint statement of the European Association for the Study of Obesity and the European Society of Hypertension: obesity and heart failure.
J Hypertens 2016 Sep;34(9):1678-88
aInstitute for Clinical Pharmacology, Medical School Hannover, Hannover, Germany bDepartment of Medicine, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria cClinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita Milano-Bicocca dIRCCS Multimedica, Milan, Italy eDepartment of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey fHypertension-24h ABPM ESH Center of Excellence, Papageorgiou Hospital, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece gIRCCS Istituto Auxologico, Milan, Italy hDepartment of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden iNational Centre for Cardiovascular Prevention and Outcomes, UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, London, UK jCenter for Stroke Research Berlin (CSB) kDepartment of Cardiology, Virchow Campus, Charite Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin lPartner Site of the German Center for Cardiovascular Diseases (DZHK), Berlin, Germany *Nick Finer and Wolfram Doehner contributed equally to the manuscript.

Prevalence and correlates of new-onset left ventricular geometric abnormalities in a general population: the PAMELA study.
J Hypertens 2016 Jul;34(7):1423-31
aDepartment of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca bIstituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS cDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community, Health University of Milano and Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy dUniversity Clinical Hospital Centre "Dragisa Misovic", Belgrade, Serbia eIRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy.

The interaction between blood pressure variability, obesity, and left ventricular mechanics: findings from the hypertensive population.
J Hypertens 2016 Apr;34(4):772-80
aDepartment of Cardiology, University Clinical Hospital Center 'Dr Dragisa Misovic - Dedinje' bFaculty of Medicine cClinical Center of Serbia, Pacemaker Center, Belgrade, Serbia dClinical Research Unit, University of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Meda, Italy.

Alterations in sympathetic nerve traffic in genetic haemochromatosis before and after iron depletion therapy: a microneurographic study.
Eur Heart J 2016 Mar 28;37(12):988-95. Epub 2015 Dec 28.
Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Università Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy IRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milano, Italy

Influence of White-Coat Hypertension on Left Ventricular Deformation 2- and 3-Dimensional Speckle Tracking Study.
Hypertension 2016 Mar 4;67(3):592-6. Epub 2016 Jan 4.
From the Cardiology Department, University Clinical Hospital Center "Dr Dragisa Misovic-Dedinje", Belgrade, Serbia (M.T., I.I., V.C., V.K.); Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia (M.T., B.I., V.C.); and Clinical Research Unit, University of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Meda, Italy (C.C.).

Nondipping pattern and carotid atherosclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
J Hypertens 2016 Mar;34(3):385-91; discussion 391-2
aDepartment of Health Science, University of Milano-Bicocca bIstituto Auxologico Italiano cDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milano dFondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico di Milano, Milano eUniversity Clinical Hospital Centre 'Dragisa Misovic', Belgrade, Serbia fIstituto di Ricerche a Carattere Scientifico Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy.

Differential effects of enalapril-felodipine versus enalapril-lercanidipine combination drug treatment on sympathetic nerve traffic and metabolic profile in obesity-related hypertension.
J Am Soc Hypertens 2016 Mar 11;10(3):244-51. Epub 2016 Jan 11.
Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy; IRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milano, Italy. Electronic address:

How Does Subclinical Hyperthyroidism Affect Right Heart Function and Mechanics?
J Ultrasound Med 2016 Feb 29;35(2):287-95. Epub 2015 Dec 29.
Departments of Cardiology (M.T., V.C., V.Z., T.M.) and Endocrinology (S.I.), University Clinical Hospital Center Dr Dragisa Misovic-Dedinje, Belgrade, Serbia; School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia (M.T., V.C., V.Z.); and Clinical Research Unit, University of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Meda, Italy (C.C.).

Within-visit BP variability, cardiovascular risk factors, and BP control in central and eastern Europe: findings from the BP-CARE study.
J Hypertens 2015 Nov;33(11):2250-6
aDipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Clinica Medica, Universita' Milano-Bicocca, Milano bIRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni (Milano) cIstituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy dPharmacology Department and INSERM U970 Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Assistance-Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris-Descartes University, Paris, France eInternal Medicine, Hospital Clinico, University of Valencia, CIBERObn, Valencia, Spain.

Risk of mortality in relation to an updated classification of left ventricular geometric abnormalities in a general population: the Pamela study.
J Hypertens 2015 Oct;33(10):2133-40
aDepartment of Health Science, University of Milano-Bicocca bIstituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS cDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community Health University of Milano and Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy dUniversity Clinical Hospital Centre 'Dragisa Misovic', Belgrade, Serbia eIRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy.

The relationship between left ventricular deformation and different geometric patterns according to the updated classification: findings from the hypertensive population.
J Hypertens 2015 Sep;33(9):1954-61; discussion 1961
aUniversity Clinical Hospital Center 'Dr Dragisa Misovic - Dedinje', Cardiology Department bFaculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia cUniversity of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Clinical Research Unit, Meda, Italy.

Blood pressure responses to renal denervation precede and are independent of the sympathetic and baroreflex effects.
Hypertension 2015 Jun 30;65(6):1209-16. Epub 2015 Mar 30.
From the Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Scienze Della Salute, Universita` Milano-Bicocca (G.G., G.B., C.C., R.F., G.M.); IRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milano, Italy (G.G.); Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy (G.S., C.C., G.M.); Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Milano, Italy (D.T., A.B.); Clinica Nefrologica, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy (R.C., F.P., S.G., A.S.); and Unità Operativa di Cardiologia, Ospedale Magenta, Milano, Italy (D.S.).

Relationship between right ventricular remodeling and heart rate variability in arterial hypertension.
J Hypertens 2015 May;33(5):1090-7
aUniversity Clinical Hospital Center 'Dr Dragisa Misovic - Dedinje', Department of Cardiology, Heroja Milana Tepica, Belgrade, Serbia bUniversity of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Clinical Research Unit, Viale della Resistenza, Meda, Italy cFaculty of Medicine, Doktora Subotica, Belgrade, Serbia.

Prognostic value of left ventricular mass normalized to different body size indexes: findings from the PAMELA population.
J Hypertens 2015 May;33(5):1082-9
aDepartment of Health Science, University of Milano-Bicocca bIstituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS cDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community Health University of Milano and Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy dUniversity Clinical Hospital Centre 'Dragisa Misovic', Belgrade, Serbia eIRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy.

Is white-coat hypertension a risk factor for carotid atherosclerosis? A review and meta-analysis.
Blood Press Monit 2015 Apr;20(2):57-63
aDepartment of Health Science, University of Milano-Bicocca bResearch Institute Auxologico cDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan and Policlinico Hospital Foundation dResearch Institute Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy eUniversity Clinical Hospital Centre 'Dragisa Misovic', Belgrade, Serbia.


Left and right atrial phasic function and deformation in untreated patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2015 Jan 12;31(1):65-76. Epub 2014 Sep 12.
Department of Cardiology, University Clinical Hospital Center "Dr. Dragisa Misovic - Dedinje", Heroja Milana Tepica 1, 11000, Belgrade, Serbia,

White-coat hypertension, as defined by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, and subclinical cardiac organ damage: a meta-analysis.
J Hypertens 2015 Jan;33(1):24-32
aDepartment of Health Science, University of Milano-Bicocca bIstituto Auxologico Italiano cDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy dFondazione, Policlinico di Milano University Clinical Hspital Centre 'Dragisa Misovic', Belgrade, Serbia eIstituto di Ricerche a Carattere Scientifico Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy.

Prognostic significance of left atrial enlargement in a general population: results of the PAMELA study.
Hypertension 2014 Dec 8;64(6):1205-11. Epub 2014 Sep 8.
From the Clinica Medica (M.B., P.V., D.D., G.B., G.G.) and Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute (M.B., R.F., C.C., G.G.), Università Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy; Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS, Milano, Italy (C.C., G.M.); IRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni (Milano), Italy (G.G.); and Università Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy (G.M.).

Aortic root diameter and risk of cardiovascular events in a general population: data from the PAMELA study.
J Hypertens 2014 Sep;32(9):1879-87
aDepartment of Health Science, University of Milano-Bicocca bIstituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS cDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Community Health University of Milano and Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy dUniversity Clinical Hospital Centre 'Dragisa Misovic', Belgrade, Serbia eIRCCS Multimedica, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy.

Does the metabolic syndrome impact left-ventricular mechanics? A two-dimensional speckle tracking study.
J Hypertens 2014 Sep;32(9):1870-8
aUniversity Clinical Hospital Center 'Dr Dragisa Misovic', Heroja Milana Tepica 1, Belgrade, Serbia bUniversity of Milan-Bicocca and Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Clinical Research Unit, Viale della Resistenza 23, Meda, Italy cClinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic of Cardiology, Koste Todorovic 8 dFaculty of Medicine, Doktora Subotica 6 eClinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic of Gastroenterology, Koste Todorovic 2, Belgrade, Serbia.

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