Publications


Revera M, Salvi P, Faini A, Giuliano A, Gregorini F, Bilo G, Lombardi C, Mancia G, Agostoni P, Parati G; HIGHCARE Himalaya Investigators. 
Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Is Not Involved in the Arterial Stiffening Induced by Acute and Prolonged Exposure to High Altitude. 
Hypertension. 2017 Jul;70(1):75-84. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09197. 

Caravita S, Faini A, Bilo G, Lang M, Parati G; HIGHCARE-Andes Investigators. Role of acetazolamide and telmisartan/nifedipine-GITS combination in antagonizing 
the blood pressure rise induced by high altitude exposure. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Dec 15;225:324-326. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.09.094. 

Lang M, Faini A, Caravita S, Bilo G, Anza-Ramìrez C, Villafuerte FC, Macarlupu JL, Salvioni E, Agostoni P, Parati G. Blood pressure response to six-minute walk test 
in hypertensive subjects exposed to high altitude: effects of antihypertensive combination treatment. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Sep 15;219:27-32. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.04.169.

Caravita S, Faini A, Bilo G, et al. Blood Pressure Response to Exercise in Hypertensive Subjects Exposed to High Altitude and Treatment Effects. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;66(24):2806-2807. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2015.10.031.

Osculati G, Revera M, Branzi G, Faini A, Malfatto G, Bilo G, Giuliano A, Gregorini F, Ciambellotti F, Lombardi C, Agostoni P, Mancia G, Parati G. Effects of hypobaric hypoxia exposure at high altitude on left ventricular twist in healthy subjects: data from HIGHCARE study on Mount Everest. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Jul 4. pii: jev166. [Epub ahead of print]

Parati G, Ochoa JE, Torlasco C, Salvi P, Lombardi C, Bilo G. Aging, High Altitude, and Blood Pressure: A Complex Relationship. High Alt Med Biol. 2015 Jun;16(2):97-109.

Bilo G, Villafuerte FC, Faini A, Anza-Ramírez C, Revera M, Giuliano A, Caravita S, Gregorini F, Lombardi C, Salvioni E, Macarlupu JL, Ossoli D, Landaveri L, Lang M, Agostoni P, Sosa JM, Mancia G, Parati G. Ambulatory blood pressure in untreated and treated hypertensive patients at high altitude: the high altitude cardiovascular research-andes study. Hypertension. 2015 Jun;65(6):1266-72.

Caravita S, Faini A, Lombardi C, Valentini M, Gregorini F, Rossi J, Meriggi P, Di Rienzo M, Bilo G, Agostoni P, Parati G. Gender and Acetazolamide Effects on Chemoreflex and Periodic Breathing During Sleep at Altitude. Chest. 2014 Sep 4. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-0317. [Epub ahead of print]

Parati G, Bilo G, Faini A, Bilo B, Revera M, Giuliano A, Lombardi C, Caldara G, Gregorini F, Styczkiewicz K, Zambon A, Piperno A, Modesti PA, Agostoni P, Mancia G. Changes in 24 h ambulatory blood pressure and effects of angiotensin II receptor blockade during acute and prolonged high-altitude exposure: a randomized clinical trial. Eur Heart J. 2014 Nov 21;35(44):3113-22.

Caravita S, Faini A, Bilo G, Revera M, Giuliano A, Gregorini F, Rossi J, Villafuerte FC, Salvi P, Agostoni P, Parati G. Ischemic changes in exercise ECG in a hypertensive subject acutely exposed to high altitude. Possible role of a high-altitude induced imbalance in myocardial oxygen supply-demand. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Feb 15;171(3):e100-2.

Agostoni P, Swenson ER, Fumagalli R, Salvioni E, Cattadori G, Farina S, Bussotti M, Tamplenizza M, Lombardi C, Bonacina D, Brioschi M, Caravita S, Modesti P, Revera M, Giuliano A, Meriggi P, Faini A, Bilo G, Banfi C, Parati G. Acute high-altitude exposure reduces lung diffusion: data from the HIGHCARE Alps project. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2013 Aug 15;188(2):223-8.

Salvi P, Revera M, Faini A, Giuliano A, Gregorini F, Agostoni P, Becerra CG, Bilo G, Lombardi C, O’Rourke MF, Mancia G, Parati G. Changes in subendocardial viability ratio with acute high-altitude exposure and protective role of acetazolamide. Hypertension. 2013 Apr;61(4):793-9.

Lombardi C, Meriggi P, Agostoni P, Faini A, Bilo G, Revera M, Caldara G, Di Rienzo M, Castiglioni P, Maurizio B, Gregorini F, Mancia G, Parati G; HIGHCARE Investigators. High-altitude hypoxia and periodic breathing during sleep: gender-related differences. J Sleep Res. 2013 Jun;22(3):322-30.

Bilo G, Revera M, Bussotti M, Bonacina D, Styczkiewicz K, Caldara G, Giglio A, Faini A, Giuliano A, Lombardi C, Kawecka-Jaszcz K, Mancia G, Agostoni P, Parati G. Effects of slow deep breathing at high altitude on oxygen saturation, pulmonary and systemic hemodynamics. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49074.

Parati G, Revera M, Giuliano A, Faini A, Bilo G, Gregorini F, Lisi E, Salerno S, Lombardi C, Ramos Becerra CG, Mancia G, Salvi P. Effects of acetazolamide on central blood pressure, peripheral blood pressure, and arterial distensibility at acute high altitude exposure. Eur Heart J. 2013 Mar;34(10):759-66.

Valentini M, Revera M, Bilo G, Caldara G, Savia G, Styczkiewicz K, Parati S, Gregorini F, Faini A, Branzi G, Malfatto G, Magrì D, Agostoni P, Parati G. Effects of Beta-Blockade on Exercise Performance at High Altitude: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial Comparing the Efficacy of Nebivolol versus Carvedilol in Healthy Subjects. Cardiovasc Ther. 2012 Aug;30(4):240-8.

Mainini V, Gianazza E, Chinello C, Bilo G, Revera M, Giuliano A, Caldara G, Lombardi C, Piperno A, Magni F, Parati G. Modulation of urinary peptidome in humans exposed to high altitude hypoxia. MolBiosyst. 2012 Apr;8(4):959-66.

Modesti PA, Rapi S, Paniccia R, Bilo G, Revera M, Agostoni P, Piperno A, Cambi GE, Rogolino A, Biggeri A, Mancia G, Gensini GF, Abbate R, Parati G. Index measured at an intermediate altitude to predict impending acute mountain sickness. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Oct;43(10):1811-8.

Agostoni P, Swenson ER, Bussotti M, Revera M, Meriggi P, Faini A, Lombardi C, Bilo G, Giuliano A, Bonacina D, Modesti PA, Mancia G, Parati G; HIGHCARE Investigators. High-altitude exposure of three weeks duration increases lung diffusing capacity in humans. J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jun;110(6):1564-71.

Piperno A, Galimberti S, Mariani R, Pelucchi S, Ravasi G, Lombardi C, Bilo G, Revera M, Giuliano A, Faini A, Mainini V, Westerman M, Ganz T, Valsecchi MG, Mancia G, Parati G; HIGHCARE investigators. Modulation of hepcidin production during hypoxia-induced erythropoiesis in humans in vivo: data from the HIGHCARE project. Blood. 2011 Mar 10;117(10):2953-9.

Bilo G, Caldara G, Styczkiewicz K, Revera M, Lombardi C, Giglio A, Zambon A, Corrao G, Faini A, Valentini M, Mancia G, Parati G. Effects of selective and nonselective beta-blockade on 24-h ambulatory blood pressure under hypobaric hypoxia at altitude. J Hypertens. 2011 Feb;29(2):380-7.

Di Rienzo M, Castiglioni P, Rizzo F, Faini A, Mazzoleni P, Lombardi C, Meriggi P, Parati G; HIGHCARE investigators. Linear and fractal heart rate dynamics during sleep at high altitude. Investigation with textile technology. Methods Inf Med. 2010;49(5):521-5.

Di Rienzo M, Meriggi P, Rizzo F, Castiglioni P, Lombardi C, Ferratini M, Parati G. Textile technology for the vital signs monitoring in telemedicine and extreme environments. IEEE Trans InfTechnol Biomed. 2010 May;14(3):711-7.

Agostoni P, Caldara G, Bussotti M, Revera M, Valentini M, Gregorini F, Faini A, Lombardi C, Bilo G, Giuliano A, Veglia F, Savia G, Modesti PA, Mancia G, Parati G; HIGHCARE Investigators.Continuous positive airway pressure increases haemoglobin O2 saturation after acute but not prolonged altitude exposure. Eur Heart J. 2010 Feb;31(4):457-63.

Bussotti M, Agostoni P, Bonacina D, Bilo G, Styczkiewicz K, Faini A, Caldara G, Modesti PA, Lombardi C, Parati G.  [The strange story of the Sherpa and the tank of carbon monoxide: that is the story of a scientific adventure. A HIGHCARE 2008 substudy]. G ItalCardiol (Rome). 2009 Feb;10(2):97-100.

Agostoni P, Valentini M, Magrí D, Revera M, Caldara G, Gregorini F, Bilo G, Styczkiewicz K, Savia G, Parati G. Disappearance of isocapnic buffering period during increasing work rate exercise at high altitude. Eur J CardiovascPrevRehabil. 2008 Jun;15(3):354-8.

Modesti PA, Vanni S, Morabito M, Modesti A, Marchetta M, Gamberi T, Sofi F, Savia G, Mancia G, Gensini GF, Parati G. Role of endothelin-1 in exposure to high altitude: Acute Mountain Sickness and Endothelin-1 (ACME-1) study.Circulation. 2006 Sep 26;114(13):1410-6.