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Mesoglycan improves vascular reactivity and insulin sensitivity in patients with metabolic syndrome.

Atherosclerosis 2015 Dec 9;243(2):407-13. Epub 2015 Oct 9.

Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Federico II University, Naples 80131, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.10.007DOI Listing
December 2015

IGF-1 predicts survival in chronic heart failure. Insights from the T.O.S.CA. (Trattamento Ormonale Nello Scompenso CArdiaco) registry.

Int J Cardiol 2014 Oct 11;176(3):1006-8. Epub 2014 Jul 11.

Department of Traslational Medical Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.07.003DOI Listing
October 2014

ALERT-HF: adherence to guidelines in the treatment of patients with chronic heart failure.

J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 2014 Jun;15(6):491-7

aA.R.C.A. (Associazioni Regionali Cardiologi Ambulatoriali), Campania, Via M. Testa, Salerno bLaboratorio di Elettrofisiologia, Clinica Mediterranea, Via Orazio, Naples cDepartment of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital 'Scuola Medica Salernitana' Salerno dDepartment of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy eBoston Scientific Therapy Development, via Forlanini 23, Milan fDepartment of Translational Medical Sciences, University Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini, Naples, Italy *ALERT-HF Investigators: Alma Giovanni; Autiero Ciro; Carbone Vincenzo; Cardone Andrea; Carella Giovanni; Carotenuto Andrea; Ciotola Ciro; Di Giorgio Massimo; Ferrara Ferdinando; Fortunato Salvatore; Iandolo Alessandro; Lerro Luciana; Montefusco Domenico; Murolo Sabato; Olivares Maurizio; Soreca Silvia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2459/JCM.0000000000000038DOI Listing
June 2014

A giant pseudoaneurysm of the forearm as unusual complication of bacterial endocarditis.

Case Rep Vasc Med 2013 23;2013:549529. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

Department of Translational Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Federico II University, 5 Via Sergio Pansini, 80131 Napoli, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/549529DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3794644PMC
November 2013

Migraine attack restores the response of vascular smooth muscle cells to nitric oxide but not to norepinephrine.

World J Cardiol 2013 Oct;5(10):375-81

Raffaele Napoli, Vincenzo Guardasole, Emanuela Zarra, Antonietta De Sena, Antonio Ruvolo, Simona Grassi, Speranza Giugliano, Giovanna De Michele, Antonio Cittadini, Luigi Saccà, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Federico II University School of Medicine, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4330/wjc.v5.i10.375DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3817279PMC
October 2013

Cardiovascular abnormalities in Klinefelter syndrome.

Int J Cardiol 2013 Sep 23;168(2):754-9. Epub 2012 Oct 23.

Department of Cardiothoracic and Respiratory Science, Endocrinology Unit, Second University of Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.09.215DOI Listing
September 2013

The GH/IGF-1 axis in chronic heart failure.

Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 2013 Mar;13(1):76-91

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Sciences and Clinical Immunology, University Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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March 2013

Metformin prevents the development of chronic heart failure in the SHHF rat model.

Diabetes 2012 Apr 16;61(4):944-53. Epub 2012 Feb 16.

Department of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular and ImmunologicalSciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/db11-1132DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3314362PMC
April 2012

The uncontrolled clinical trial: scientific, ethical, and practical reasons for being.

Authors:
Luigi Saccà

Intern Emerg Med 2010 Jun 19;5(3):201-4. Epub 2010 Feb 19.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Via Pansini 5, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11739-010-0355-zDOI Listing
June 2010

[Anabolic/catabolic imbalance in chronic heart failure].

Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 2010 Jun;74(2):53-6

Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Scienze Cardiovascolari ed Immunologiche,Universitc Federico II, Napoli, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2010.266DOI Listing
June 2010

Impaired diastolic function in naïve untreated human immunodeficiency virus infected patients.

World J Cardiol 2010 Apr;2(4):98-103

Ugo Oliviero, Giorgio Bosso, Valentina Apuzzi, Antonio Valvano, Raffaele Napoli, Luigi Saccà, Department of Internal Medicine, University Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4330/wjc.v2.i4.98DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2999046PMC
April 2010

Growth hormone deficiency in patients with chronic heart failure and beneficial effects of its correction.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2009 Sep 7;94(9):3329-36. Epub 2009 Jul 7.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Via Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2009-0533DOI Listing
September 2009

Human immunodeficiency virus per se exerts atherogenic effects.

Atherosclerosis 2009 Jun 1;204(2):586-9. Epub 2008 Nov 1.

Department of Internal Medicine, University Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2008.10.012DOI Listing
June 2009

Recombinant human thyrotropin enhances endothelial-mediated vasodilation of conduit arteries.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2009 Mar 23;94(3):1012-6. Epub 2008 Dec 23.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2008-2298DOI Listing
March 2009

Heart failure as a multiple hormonal deficiency syndrome.

Authors:
Luigi Saccà

Circ Heart Fail 2009 Mar;2(2):151-6

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.108.821892DOI Listing
March 2009

Long-term cardiovascular effects of levothyroxine therapy in young adults with congenital hypothyroidism.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008 Jul 29;93(7):2486-91. Epub 2008 Apr 29.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Via S. Pansini 5, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2007-2315DOI Listing
July 2008

Enhancement of vascular endothelial function by recombinant human thyrotropin.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008 May 11;93(5):1959-63. Epub 2008 Mar 11.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Via Pansini 5, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2007-2797DOI Listing
May 2008

Effects of growth hormone on exercise capacity and cardiopulmonary performance in patients with chronic heart failure.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2007 Nov 14;92(11):4218-23. Epub 2007 Aug 14.

Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular and Immunological Sciences, University Federico II School of Medicine, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2007-1189DOI Listing
November 2007

Acute effects of triiodothyronine on endothelial function in human subjects.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2007 Jan 17;92(1):250-4. Epub 2006 Oct 17.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, Via Pansini, 80131 Napoli, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2006-1552DOI Listing
January 2007

Clustering of insulin resistance with vascular dysfunction and low-grade inflammation in type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes 2006 Apr;55(4):1133-40

Department of Internal Medicine and CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67, 56100 Pisa, Italy.

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April 2006

Effects of biventricular pacing on interstitial remodelling, tumor necrosis factor-alpha expression, and apoptotic death in failing human myocardium.

Eur Heart J 2006 Jan 16;27(2):201-6. Epub 2005 Nov 16.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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http://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article/27/2/201/553668/Ef
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehi579DOI Listing
January 2006

[The role of aldosterone in the development of postinfarction fibrosis].

Ital Heart J 2005 May;6 Suppl 1:43S-50S

Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Scienze Cardiovascolari ed Immunologiche, Università degli Studi Federico II, Napoli.

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May 2005

Red wine consumption improves insulin resistance but not endothelial function in type 2 diabetic patients.

Metabolism 2005 Mar;54(3):306-13

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II School of Medicine, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.metabol.2004.09.010DOI Listing
March 2005

Food and red wine do not exert acute effects on vascular reactivity.

Metabolism 2004 Aug;53(8):1081-6

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II School of Medicine, Naples, Italy.

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August 2004

Growth hormone, acromegaly, and heart failure: an intricate triangulation.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2003 Dec;59(6):660-71

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2265.2003.01780.xDOI Listing
December 2003

Acute effects of growth hormone on vascular function in human subjects.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2003 Jun;88(6):2817-20

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2003-030144DOI Listing
June 2003

Growth hormone prolongs survival in experimental postinfarction heart failure.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2003 Jun;41(12):2154-63

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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June 2003

A preliminary randomized study of growth hormone administration in Becker and Duchenne muscular dystrophies.

Eur Heart J 2003 Apr;24(7):664-72

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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April 2003

Prospective evaluation of hypertensive patients with carotid kinking and coiling: an ultrasonographic 7-year study.

Angiology 2003 Mar-Apr;54(2):169-75

Department of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular and Immunological Science, Federico II University, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000331970305400205DOI Listing
April 2003

[Placebo in clinical research--a continual compromise between ethical requirements and scientific rigor].

Authors:
Luigi Saccà

Ann Ital Med Int 2002 Oct-Dec;17(4):215-20

Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Scienze Cardiovascolari ed Immunologiche, Università degli Studi Federico II di Napoli.

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March 2003

Islet transplantation under the kidney capsule corrects the defects in glycogen metabolism in both liver and muscle of streptozocin-diabetic rats.

Cell Transplant 2002 ;11(2):103-12

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Federico II School of Medicine, Napoli, Italy.

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December 2002

Effects of canrenone on myocardial reactive fibrosis in a rat model of postinfarction heart failure.

Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 2002 May;16(3):195-201

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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May 2002

Supraphysiological doses of GH induce rapid changes in cardiac morphology and function.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2002 Apr;87(4):1654-9

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, Federico II University, 80131 Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jcem.87.4.8363DOI Listing
April 2002

Differential expression of TNF-alpha, IL-6, and IGF-1 by graded mechanical stress in normal rat myocardium.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2002 Mar;282(3):H926-34

Department of Medicina Clinica, Scienze Cardiovascolari ed Immunologiche, L Califano Facoltà di Medcina e Chirurgia, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00436.2001DOI Listing
March 2002

Growth hormone corrects vascular dysfunction in patients with chronic heart failure.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2002 Jan;39(1):90-5

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, University Federico II School of Medicine, Naples, Italy.

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January 2002