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1:   Nasso G, Moscarelli M, Fattouch K, Zebele C, Iacopino S, Fiore F, Speziale G. Mid-Term Performance of Bipolar Radiofrequency Ablation for Isolated Atrial Fibrillation Through a Right Minithoracotomy. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017  Summer;29(2):160-172. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2017.01.005. Epub 2017 Jan 14. PubMed PMID: 28823322.


2:   Moscarelli M, Athanasiou T, Speziale G, Punjabi PP, Malietzis G, Lancellotti P, Fattouch K. The value of adding sub-valvular procedures for chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation surgery: a meta-analysis. Perfusion. 2017 Sep;32(6):436-445. doi: 10.1177/0267659117693683. Epub 2017 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 28820034.


3:   Fattouch K, Moscarelli M, Castrovinci S, Murana G, Dioguardi P, Guccione F, Nasso G, Speziale G, Lancellotti P. Mid-term results of bicuspid aortic valve repair guided by morphology and function assessment. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr 3. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivx027. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28379458.

4.   Fattouch K, Moscarelli M, Castrovinci S, Guccione F, Dioguardi P, Speziale G, Lancellotti P. A Comparison of 2 Mitral Annuloplasty Rings for Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Clinical and Echocardiographic Outcomes. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Summer;28(2):261-268. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2016.04.007. PubMed PMID: 28043427


5.   Moscarelli M, Athanasiou T, Sevdalis N, Vescovi F, Fattouch K, Nasso G,Speziale GControlled Exponentially Weighted Moving Average Chart in Cardiac Surgery: A Simulation Study Across 9 Italian Cardiac Centers. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Summer;28(2):253-258. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2016.04.005. PubMed PMID: 28043425


6.   Abdullahi YS, Athanasopoulos LV, Moscarelli M, Casula RP, Speziale G, Fattouch K, Castrovinci S, Athanasiou T. What are the benefits of a minimally invasive approach in frail octogenarian patients undergoing aortic valve replacement? J Geriatr Cardiol. 2016 Sep;13(6):514-6. doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2016.06.007. PubMed PMID: 27582767


7.   Castrovinci S, Emmanuel S, Moscarelli M, Murana G, Caccamo G, Bertolino EC, Nasso G, Speziale G, Fattouch K. Minimally invasive aortic valve surgery. J Geriatr Cardiol. 2016 Sep;13(6):499-503. doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2016.06.005. PubMed PMID: 27582764


8.   Athanasopoulos LV, Moscarelli M, Speziale G, Punjabi PP, Athanasiou T. are adjunct subvalvular techniques more effective than isolated restrictive annuloplasty for treating ischemic mitral regurgitation? Perfusion. 2016 Jul 28. pii: 0267659116662520. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 27469247


9.   Massari F, Iacoviello M, Scicchitano P, Mastropasqua F, Guida P, Riccioni G, Speziale G, Caldarola P, Ciccone MM, Di Somma S. Accuracy of bioimpedance vector analysis and brain natriuretic peptide in detection of peripheral edema in acute and chronic heart failure. Heart Lung. 2016 Apr 22. pii: S0147-9563(16)30004-8. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2016.03.008. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27117421


10.   Moscarelli M, Emmanuel S, Athanasiou T, Speziale G, Fattouch K, Casula R. The role of minimal access valve surgery in the elderly. A meta-analysis of observational studies. Int J Surg. 2016 Apr 27. pii: S1743-9191(16)30071-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.04.040. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 27131758.
 
 
11:   Fattouch K, Moscarelli M, Del Giglio M, Albertini A, Comoglio C, Coppola R, Nasso G, Speziale GNon-sutureless minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: mini-sternotomy versus mini-thoracotomy: a series of 1130 patients. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 May 8. pii: ivw104. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27160409.
 
 
12:   Riccioni G, Speziale G, Scotti L, Bucciarelli V, Cappetti S, Nasso G, Gallina S, Bucciarelli T. Dilated cardiomyopathy following use of xenadrine EFX. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2016 Mar;29(1):137-9. doi: 10.1177/0394632015599701. Epub 2015 Dec 17. PubMed PMID: 26680256.
 
 
13:  Moscarelli M, Fattouch K, Casula R, Speziale G, Lancellotti P, Athanasiou T. What Is the Role of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in High-Risk Patients? A Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct 23. pii: S0003-4975(15)01411-3. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.08.050. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26603021.
 
 
14:  Moscarelli M, Casula R, Speziale G, Athanasiou T. Can we use minimally invasive mitral valve surgery as a safe alternative to sternotomy in high-risk patients? Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;22(1):92-6. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivv275. Epub 2015 Oct 8. PubMed PMID: 26451001.
 
 
15:   Lainscak M, Pelliccia F, Rosano G, Vitale C, Schiariti M, Greco C, Speziale G, Gaudio C. Safety profile of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists: Spironolactone and eplerenone. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Dec 1;200:25-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.05.127. Epub 2015 May 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 6404748.
 
 
16:   Fattouch K, Castrovinci S, Murana G, Moscarelli M, Speziale G. Surgical management of moderate ischemic mitral valve regurgitation: Where do we stand? World J Cardiol. 2014 Nov 26;6(11):1218-22. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v6.i11.1218. Review. PubMed PMID: 25429333; PubMed Central PMCID: MC4244618.
 
 
17:   Galetta F, Franzoni F, Mancuso M, Orsucci D, Tocchini L, Papi R, Speziale G, Gaudio C, Siciliano G, Santoro G. Cardiac involvement in chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia. J Neurol Sci. 2014 Oct 15;345(1-2):189-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2014.07.044. Epub 2014 Jul 28. PubMed PMID: 25139213.
 
 
18:    Paparella D, Guida P, Mazzei V, Carbone C, Speziale G, Fanelli V, Zaccaria S, Labriola C, Scrascia G. Hemoglobin and renal replacement therapy after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery: a predictive score from the Cardiac Surgery Registry of Puglia. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Oct 20;176(3):866-73. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.08.003. Epub 2014 Aug 8. PubMed PMID: 25131910.
 
 
19:    Pelliccia F, Schiariti M, Terzano C, Keylani AM, D'Agostino DC, Speziale G, Greco C, Gaudio C. Treatment of acute pulmonary embolism: update on newer pharmacologic and interventional strategies. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:410341. doi: 10.1155/2014/410341. Epub 2014 Jun 15. Review. PubMed PMID: 25025049; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4082891.
 
 
20:    Paparella D, Guida P, Bisceglia L, Caparrotti S, Carbone C, Cassese M, Contini M, de Luca Tupputi Schinosa L, De Pasquale C, Di Eusanio G, Fanelli V, Gregorini R, Martinelli G, Mazzei V, Rocco D, Speziale G, Visicchio G, Zaccaria S, Fiore T, Bux F. Development and results of Puglia adult cardiac surgery registry. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2014 Nov;15(11):810-6. doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000000115. PubMed PMID: 24979114.
 
 
21:    Riccioni G, Scotti L, D'Orazio N, Gallina S, Speziale G, Speranza L, Bucciarelli T. ADMA/SDMA in elderly subjects with asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis: values and site-specific association. Int J Mol Sci. 2014 Apr 15;15(4):6391-8. doi: 10.3390/ijms15046391. PubMed PMID: 24739810; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4013635.
 
 
22:    Nasso G, Bonifazi R, Romano V, Bartolomucci F, Rosano G, Massari F, Fattouch  K, Del Prete G, Riccioni G, Del Giglio M, Speziale G. Three-year results of repaired Barlow mitral valves via right minithoracotomy versus median sternotomy  in a randomized trial. Cardiology. 2014;128(2):97-105. doi: 10.1159/000357263. Epub 2014 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: 24714349.
 
 
23:    Fattouch K, Castrovinci S, Murana G, Dioguardi P, Guccione F, Nasso G, Speziale G. Papillary muscle relocation and mitral annuloplasty in ischemic mitral valve regurgitation: midterm results. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Nov;148(5):1947-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.02.047. Epub 2014 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 24656671.
 
 
24:    Fattouch K, Castrovinci S, Murana G, Dioguardi P, Guccione F, Bianco G, Nasso G, Speziale G. Relocation of papillary muscles for ischemic mitral valve regurgitation: the role of three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Jan-Feb;9(1):54-9. doi: 10.1097/IMI.0000000000000040. PubMed PMID: 24534765.
 
 
25:    Paparella D, Guida P, Di Eusanio G, Caparrotti S, Gregorini R, Cassese M, Fanelli V, Speziale G, Mazzei V, Zaccaria S, Schinosa Lde L, Fiore T. Risk stratification for in-hospital mortality after cardiac surgery: external validation of EuroSCORE II in a prospective regional registry. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Nov;46(5):840-8. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezt657. Epub 2014 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 24482382.
 
 
26:    Pelliccia F, Rosano G, Marazzi G, Vitale C, Spoletini I, Franzoni F, Speziale G, Polacco M, Greco C, Gaudio C. Pharmacodynamic effects of atorvastatin versus rosuvastatin in coronary artery disease patients with normal platelet reactivity while on dual antiplatelet therapy--the PEARL randomized cross-over study. Eur J  Pharmacol. 2014 Feb 15;725:18-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2014.01.006. Epub 2014 Jan 17. PubMed PMID: 24444439.
 
 
27:    Pelliccia F, Rosano G, Marazzi G, Vitale C, Spoletini I, Franzoni F, Speziale G, Polacco M, Greco C, Gaudio C. Pharmacodynamic comparison of pitavastatin versus atorvastatin on platelet reactivity in patients with coronary artery disease treated with dual antiplatelet therapy. Circ J. 2014;78(3):679-84. Epub2013 Dec 27. PubMed PMID: 24389597.
 
 
28:    Riccioni G, Masciocco L, Benvenuto A, Saracino P, De Viti D, Massari F, Meliota G, Buta F, Speziale G. Ivabradine improves quality of life in subjects with chronic heart failure compared to treatment with β-blockers: results of a multicentric observational APULIA study. Pharmacology. 2013;92(5-6):276-80. doi:  10.1159/000355169. Epub 2013 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 24296869.
 
 
29:    Fattouch K, Castrovinci S, Murana G, Nasso G, Guccione F, Dioguardi P, Salardino M, Bianco G, Speziale G. Functional annulus remodelling using a prosthetic ring in tricuspid aortic valve repair: mid-term results. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2014 Jan;18(1):49-54; discussion 54-5. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivt410. Epub 2013 Sep 24. PubMed PMID: 24065345; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3867032.
 
 
30:    Gaudino M, Nasso G, Romano V, Pragliola C, Di Cesare A, Speziale G, Massetti M. Acute aortic pathology, Munchausen syndrome, and confirmation bias. J Emerg Med. 2013 Dec;45(6):e183-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2013.05.067. Epub 2013 Sep 21. PubMed PMID: 24063876.
 
 
31:    Pelliccia F, Marazzi G, Greco C, Franzoni F, Speziale G, Gaudio C. Current evidence and future perspectives on n-3 PUFAs. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Dec 20;170(2 Suppl 1):S3-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.06.044. Epub 2013 Jul 19. Review. PubMed PMID: 23871631.
 
 
32:    Greco C, Pelliccia F, Tanzilli G, Tinti MD, Salenzi P, Cicerchia C, Schiariti M, Franzoni F, Speziale G, Gallo P, Gaudio C. Usefulness of local delivery of thrombolytics before thrombectomy in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (the  delivery of thrombolytics before thrombectomy in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention [DISSOLUTION] randomized trial). Am J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 1;112(5):630-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.04.036. Epub 2013 May 24. PubMed PMID: 23711809.
 
 
33:    Galetta F, Franzoni F, Tocchini L, Camici M, Milanesi D, Belatti F, Speziale  G, Rossi M, Gaudio C, Carpi A, Santoro G. Effect of physical activity on heart rate variability and carotid intima-media thickness in older people. Intern Emerg Med. 2013 Apr;8 Suppl 1:S27-9. doi: 10.1007/s11739-013-0919-9. PubMed PMID: 23475209.
 
 34:   Gaudio C, Pelliccia F, Evangelista A, Viceconte N, Greco C, Franzoni F, Galetta F, Speziale G, Pelliccia A. Sudden death and physical exercise: timely diagnosis of congenital anomalies of the coronary arteries with the new 320-slide multi-detector computed tomography. Intern Emerg Med. 2013 Apr;8 Suppl 1:S35-9. doi: 10.1007/s11739-013-0923-0. Review. PubMed PMID: 23462892.
 
 
35:   Gaudio C, Pelliccia F, Evangelista A, Tanzilli G, Paravati V, Pannarale G, Pannitteri G, Barillà F, Greco C, Franzoni F, Speziale G, Pasceri V. 320-row computed tomography coronary angiography vs. conventional coronary angiography in patients with suspected coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 30;168(2):1562-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.12.067. Epub 2013 Jan 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 23347611.
 
 
36:    Riccioni G, Prencipe G, Benvenuto A, Masciocco L, Ventra S, Rizzo U, Russi C, Speziale G. Ivabradine improves all aspects of quality of life assessed with the 36-item short form health survey in subjects with chronic ischemic heart disease compared with beta-blockers. Pharmacology. 2013;91(1-2):35-8. doi: 10.1159/000343631. Epub 2012 Nov 9. PubMed PMID: 23146926.
 
 
37:    Nasso G, Bonifazi R, Romano V, Brigiani MS, Fiore F, Bartolomucci F, Lamarra M, Fattouch K, Rosano G, Gaudino M, Spirito R, Gaudio C, Speziale G. Increased plasma homocysteine predicts arrhythmia recurrence after minimally invasive epicardial ablation for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Oct;146(4):848-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.07.099. Epub 2012 Aug 31. PubMed PMID: 22944088.
 
 
38:    Fattouch K, Murana G, Castrovinci S, Nasso G, Mossuto C, Corrado E, Ruvolo G, Speziale G. Outcomes of aortic valve repair according to valve morphology andsurgical techniques. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Oct;15(4):644-50. Epub 2012 Jul 3. PubMed PMID: 22761124; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3445347.
 
 
39:    Nasso G, Popoff G, Lamarra M, Romano V, Coppola R, Bartolomucci F, Giglio MD, Romeo F, Tavazzi L, Speziale G. Impact of arterial revascularization in patients  undergoing coronary bypass. J Card Surg. 2012 Jul;27(4):427-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2012.01481.x. Epub 2012 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 22690758.
 
 
40:    Fattouch K, Murana G, Castrovinci S, Nasso G, Speziale G. The role of papillary muscle relocation in ischemic mitral valve regurgitation. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Winter;24(4):246-53. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2012.12.002. PubMed PMID: 23465672.
 
 
41:    Fattouch K, Lancellotti P, Castrovinci S, Murana G, Sampognaro R, Corrado E, Caruso M, Speziale G, Novo S, Ruvolo G. Papillary muscle relocation in conjunction with valve annuloplasty improve repair results in severe ischemic mitral regurgitation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jun;143(6):1352-5. doi:
10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.09.062. Epub 2011 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 22050990.
 
 
42:    Ranucci M, Castelvecchio S, Conte M, Megliola G, Speziale G, Fiore F, Guarracino F, Scolletta S, Escobar RM, Falco M, Bignami E, Landoni G. The easier, the better: age, creatinine, ejection fraction score for operative mortality risk stratification in a series of 29,659 patients undergoing elective cardiac
surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Sep;142(3):581-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.11.064. Epub 2011 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 21703638.
 
 
43:    Nasso G, Bonifazi R, Del Prete A, Del Prete G, Lopriore V, Bartolomucci F, Calafiore AM, Speziale G. Long-term results of ablation for isolated atrial
fibrillation through a right minithoracotomy: toward a rational revision of treatment protocols. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Aug;142(2):e41-6. doi:
10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.04.009. Epub 2011 May 13. PubMed PMID: 21570696.
 
 
44:  Speziale G, Nasso G, Piancone F, Generali K, Paterno C, Miccoli A, Fiore F, Del Prete A, Del Prete G, Lopriore V, Spirito F, Caldarola P, Paparella D,
Massari F, Tavazzi L. One-year results after implantation of the CorCap for dilated cardiomyopathy and heart failure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 May;91(5):1356-62. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.02.006. PubMed PMID: 21524444.
 
 
45:   Fattouch K, Sampognaro R, Speziale G, Ruvolo G. New technique for aortic valve functional annulus reshaping using a handmade prosthetic ring. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr;91(4):1154-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.12.050. PubMed PMID: 21440137.
 
 
46:   Nasso G, Costantini C, Petralia A, Del Prete A, Lopriore V, Fattouch K, Paterno C, Speziale G. A new extracorporeal vacuum-assisted device to optimize cardiopulmonary bypass. Comparison with the conventional system. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr;12(4):591-5. doi: 10.1510/icvts.2010.258921. Epub 2011 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 21233260.
 
 
47:   Speziale G, Nasso G, Esposito G, Conte M, Greco E, Fattouch K, Fiore F, Del Giglio M, Coppola R, Tavazzi L. Results of mitral valve repair for Barlow disease (bileaflet prolapse) via right minithoracotomy versus conventional median sternotomy: a randomized trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jul;142(1):77-83.  doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.08.033. Epub 2010 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 20926105.
 
 
48:   Fattouch K, Sampognaro R, Speziale G, Salardino M, Novo G, Caruso M, Novo S,  Ruvolo G. Impact of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation after isolated coronary artery bypass grafting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct;90(4):1187-94. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.03.103. PubMed PMID: 20868812.
 
 
49:   Nasso G, Bonifazi R, Fiore F, Balducci G, Conte M, Lopriore V, Speziale G. Minimally invasive epicardial ablation of lone atrial fibrillation in pediatric
patient. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct;90(4):e49-51. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.06.112. PubMed PMID: 20868779.
 
 
50:   Speziale G, Nasso G, Barattoni MC, Esposito G, Popoff G, Argano V, Greco E, Scorcin M, Zussa C, Cristell D, Coppola R, Chierchia S, Marchese A, Caldarola P, Fattouch K, Tavazzi L. Short-term and long-term results of cardiac surgery in elderly and very elderly patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011
Mar;141(3):725-31, 731.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.05.010. Epub 2010 Jun 19. PubMed PMID: 20646718.
 
 
51:   Speziale G, Bonifazi R, Nasso G, Bartolomucci F, Caldarola P, Fattouch K, Martines G, Tavazzi L, Chierchia SL. Minimally invasive radiofrequency ablation of lone atrial fibrillation by monolateral right minithoracotomy: operative and early follow-up results. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jul;90(1):161-7. doi:
10.1016/j.athoracsur.2010.03.057. PubMed PMID: 20609767.
 
 
52:   Vitale C, Fini M, Speziale G, Chierchia S. Gender differences in the cardiovascular effects of sex hormones. Fundam Clin Pharmacol. 2010
Dec;24(6):675-85. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-8206.2010.00817.x. Review. PubMed PMID: 20199585.
 
 
53:   Speziale G, Nasso G, Barattoni MC, Bonifazi R, Esposito G, Coppola R, Popoff G, Lamarra M, Scorcin M, Greco E, Argano V, Zussa C, Cristell D, Bartolomucci F, Tavazzi L. Operative and middle-term results of cardiac surgery in nonagenarians: a bridge toward routine practice. Circulation. 2010 Jan 19;121(2):208-13. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.807065. Epub 2010 Jan 4. PubMed PMID: 20048216.
 
 
54:   Nasso G, Piancone F, Bonifazi R, Romano V, Visicchio G, De Filippo CM, Impiombato B, Fiore F, Bartolomucci F, Alessandrini F, Speziale G. Prospective,
randomized clinical trial of the FloSeal matrix sealant in cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Nov;88(5):1520-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.07.014. PubMed PMID: 19853105.
 
 
55:   Fattouch K, Sampognaro R, Navarra E, Caruso M, Pisano C, Coppola G, Speziale  G, Ruvolo G. Long-term results after repair of type a acute aortic dissection according to false lumen patency. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Oct;88(4):1244-50. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.06.055. PubMed PMID: 19766814.
 
 
56:    Fattouch K, Bianco G, Speziale G, Sampognaro R, Lavalle C, Guccione F, Dioguardi P, Ruvolo G. Beneficial effects of C1 esterase inhibitor in ST-elevation myocardial infarction in patients who underwent surgical reperfusion: a randomised double-blind study. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2007 Aug;32(2):326-32. Epub 2007 Jun 18. PubMed PMID: 17576071.
 
 
57:   Speziale G, Bonifazi R, Cavagnaro P, Di Gregorio O, Pasquè A, Zanardi S, Ravera G, Marini M, Coppola R. [Cardiac surgery in octogenarians: a six-year follow-up with a multidimensional intervention]. Ital Heart J Suppl. 2005 Oct;6(10):674-81. Italian. PubMed PMID: 16273755.
 
 
58:   Torre R, Bonacci R, Gigliotti A, Artioli S, Perlangeli S, Pantaleo P, Speziale G. [Infective endocarditis with para-aortic abscess in mechanical aortic prosthesis]. Recenti Prog Med. 2005 Jul-Aug;96(7-8):362-3. Italian. PubMed PMID:  16209117.
 
 
59:   Fattouch K, Sbraga F, Bianco G, Speziale G, Gucciardo M, Sampognaro R, Ruvolo G. Inhaled prostacyclin, nitric oxide, and nitroprusside in pulmonary hypertension after mitral valve replacement. J Card Surg. 2005 Mar-Apr;20(2):171-6. PubMed PMID: 15725144.
 
 
60:   Hassan C, Zullo A, Speziale G, Stella F, Lorenzetti R, Morini S. Adenocarcinoma of the ileoanal pouch anastomosis: an emerging complication? Int J Colorectal Dis. 2003 May;18(3):276-8. PubMed PMID: 12785331.
 
 
61:   Luciani C, Gonnella C, Ingrassia A, Torre R, Germani T, Castelli A, Rosatelli M, Conti E, Morlacchetti R, Miraldi F, Speziale G. [Significance of health education in schools. Strategy for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases]. Prof Inferm. 2002 Oct-Dec;55(4):235-40. Italian. Erratum in: Prof Inferm. 2003 Jun-Mar;56(1):45. Mirali F [corrected to Miraldi F]. PubMed PMID: 12599720.
 
 
62:   Ruvolo G, Fattouch K, Speziale G, Macrina F, Tonelli E, Marino B. Left ventricular thrombosis after blunt chest trauma. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2001 Apr;42(2):211-2. PubMed PMID: 11292936.
 
 
63:   Speziale G, Ferroni P, Ruvolo G, Fattouch K, Pulcinelli FM, Lenti L, Gazzaniga PP, Marino B. Effect of normothermic versus hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass on cytokine production and platelet function. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino).  2000 Dec;41(6):819-27. PubMed PMID: 11232964.
 
 
64:   Speziale G, Ruvolo G, Coppola R, Marino B. Intraoperative flow measurement in composite Y arterial grafts. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2000 May;17(5):505-8. PubMed PMID: 10814910.
 
 
65:   Speziale G, Speziali G, Ruvolo G, Marino B. Flow capacity of inferior epigastric artery in composite arterial grafts. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 1999
Dec;40(6):857-9. PubMed PMID: 10776717.
 
 
66:   Speziale G, Ruvolo G, Fattouch K, Macrina F, Tonelli E, Donnetti M, Marino B. Arrhythmia prophylaxis after coronary artery bypass grafting: regimens of magnesium sulfate administration. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2000 Feb;48(1):22-6. PubMed PMID: 10757152.
 
 
67:   Speziale G, Fattouch K, Chiavarelli R, Marino B. Repair of intramural hematoma of the ascending aorta without graft interposition. J Cardiovasc Surg
(Torino). 1999 Aug;40(4):547-8. PubMed PMID: 10532215.
 
 
68:   Speziale G, Fattouch K, Ruvolo G, Fiorenza G, Papalia U, Marino B. Myocardial infarction caused by compression of anomalous circumflex coronary artery after mitral valve replacement. Minerva Cardioangiol. 1998 Nov;46(11):455-6. PubMed PMID: 10207293.
 
 
69:   Ferroni P, Speziale G, Ruvolo G, Giovannelli A, Pulcinelli FM, Lenti L, Pignatelli P, Criniti A, Tonelli E, Marino B, Gazzaniga PP. Platelet activation and cytokine production during hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass--a possible correlation? Thromb Haemost. 1998 Jul;80(1):58-64. PubMed PMID: 9684786.
 
 
70:   Ruvolo G, Speziale G, Voci P, Marino B. "Patch-glue" annular reconstruction for mitral valve replacement in severely calcified mitral annulus. Ann Thorac Surg. 1997 Feb;63(2):570-1. PubMed PMID: 9033351.
 
 
71:   Speziale G, Fattouch K, Giovannelli A, Spadaro O, Lavalle C, Ruvolo G, Marino B. [Analysis of risk factors in patients undergoing closed heart mitral
commissurotomy]. Minerva Cardioangiol. 1996 Dec;44(12):617-21. Italian. PubMed PMID: 9053814.
 
 
72:   Menichetti A, Tritapepe L, Ruvolo G, Speziale G, Cogliati A, Di Giovanni C, Pacilli M, Criniti A. Changes in coagulation patterns, blood loss and blood use after cardiopulmonary bypass: aprotinin vs tranexamic acid vs epsilon aminocaproic acid. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 1996 Aug;37(4):401-7. PubMed PMID: 8698787.
 
 
73:   Speziale G, Ruvolo G, Marino B. A role for nitric oxide in the vasoplegic syndrome. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 1996 Jun;37(3):301-3. PubMed PMID: 8698768.
 
 
74:   Speziale G, De Biase L, De Vincentis G, Ierardi M, Ruvolo G, La Francesca S, Scopinaro F, Marino B. Inhaled nitric oxide in patients with severe heart failure: changes in lung perfusion and ventilation detected using scintigraphy. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1996 Feb;44(1):35-9. PubMed PMID: 8721399.
 
 
75:   Speziale G, Ruvolo G, Marino B. Quality of life following coronary bypass surgery. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 1996 Feb;37(1):75-8. PubMed PMID: 8606214.
 
 
76:   Speziale G, Bilotta F, Ruvolo G, Fattouch K, Marino B. Return to work and quality of life measurement in coronary artery bypass grafting. Eur J
Cardiothorac Surg. 1996;10(10):852-8. PubMed PMID: 8911838.
 
 
77:   Speziale G, Spadaro O, Bianchini R, Jozdani MS, Speziale A, Ruvolo G, Marino B. [Quality of life in patients undergoing mitral valve substitution]. Minerva Cardioangiol. 1995 Jul-Aug;43(7-8):309-13. Italian. PubMed PMID: 8538904.
 
 
78:   Ruvolo G, Speziale G, Bianchini R, Greco E, Tonelli E, Marino B. Combined coronary bypass grafting and mitral valve surgery: Early and late results. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1995 Apr;43(2):90-3. PubMed PMID: 7545334.
 
 
79:   Ruvolo G, Speziale G, Greco E, Tritapepe L, Mollace V, Nistico G, Marino B. Nitric oxide release during hypothermic versus normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 1995;9(11):651-4. PubMed PMID: 8751255.
 
 
80:   La Francesca S, Ruvolo G, Greco E, Speziale G, Marino B. Left thoracotomy for coronary revascularization after esophagoplasty with substernal colon interposition. Tex Heart Inst J. 1995;22(2):200-1. PubMed PMID: 7647608; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC325244.
 
  
81:   Ruvolo G, Greco E, Speziale G, Di Natale M, Marino B. [The effect on left ventricular mass of treatment with amlodipine and diet therapy in obese patients  with arterial hypertension]. Minerva Cardioangiol. 1994 Jun;42(6):289-92. Italian. PubMed PMID: 7936332.
 
 
82:   Ruvolo G, Greco E, Speziale G, Tritapepe L, Marino B, Mollace V, Nisticò G. Nitric oxide formation during cardiopulmonary bypass. Ann Thorac Surg. 1994 Apr;57(4):1055-7. PubMed PMID: 8166517.
 
 
83:   Ruvolo G, Greco E, Speziale G, Mercogliano D, Marino B. "Mold-like" calcification of the left atrium and of the pulmonary veins. Total endoatriectomy
in a patient undergoing mitral valve replacement. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 1994;8(1):54-5. PubMed PMID: 8136173.
 
 
84:   Ruvolo G, Greco E, Speziale G, Di Natale M, Marino B. Surgical repair of pseudo-aneurysm arising from a true chronic aneurysm of the left ventricular lateral wall. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 1994;8(8):449-50. PubMed PMID: 7986564.
 
 
85:   Ruvolo G, Voci P, Greco E, Speziale G, Di Natale M, Menichetti A, Marino B. Aortic intussusception: a rare presentation of type A aortic dissection evidenced by transesophageal echocardiography. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 1993 Oct;34(5):385-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 8282743.