• 3460 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
19952019

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Research Output

  • 3460 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
  • 131 Article
  • 73 Other
  • 25 Book/Film/Article review
  • 2 Paper
2013

Efficacy and safety of a microsomal triglyceride transfer protein inhibitor in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: a single-arm, open-label, phase 3 study

Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Vigna, G. B., Hegele, R. A., Sirtori, C. R., Du Plessi, A. M. E., Shah, P. K., Stefanutti, C., Theron, H. D. T., Theron, H. D. T., Gaudet, D., Sasiela, W. J., Bloedon, L. T., Cuchel, M., Meagher, E. A., Blom, D. J., Marais, A. D., Rader, D. J., Propert, K. J. & Noto, D., 2013, In : The Lancet. 381, p. 40-46 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

442 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced Lipid Peroxidation and Platelet Activation as Potential Contributors to Increased Cardiovascular Risk in the Low-HDL Phenotype

Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Lattanzio, S., Vazzana, N., Cefalù, A. B., Santoro, N., Ganci, A., Noto, D., Saggini, R., Puccetti, L., Averna, M., Davì, G. & Noto, D., 2013, In : JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION. CARDIOVASCULAR AND CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE. 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Nonalcoholic fatty liver and metabolic syndrome in Italy: Results from a multicentric study of the Italian Arteriosclerosis society

Notarbartolo, A., Averna, M., Soresi, M., Cefalu', A. B., Cocorullo, G., Noto, D., Cattin, L., Fonda, M., Martini, S., Fellin, R., Manzato, E. & Vigna, G. B., 2013, In : Acta Diabetologica. 50, p. 241-249 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Nonalcoholic fatty liver and metabolic syndrome in Italy: Results from a multicentric study of the Italian Arteriosclerosis society

Soresi, M., Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Cocorullo, G., Fellin, R., Manzato, E., Vigna, G. B., Cattin, L., Fonda, M., Martini, S., Notarbartolo, A. & Noto, D., 2013, In : Acta Diabetologica. 50, p. 241-249 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Spectrum of mutations and phenotypic expression in patients with autosomal dominant hypercholesterolemia identified in Italy

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Fresa, R., Rabacchi, C., Signori, A., Calandra, S., Pisciotta, L., Bertolini, S., Fasano, T. & Noto, D., 2013, In : ATHEROSCLEROSIS. 227, p. 342-348 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Citations (Scopus)

The Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Genetic Variant Rs5068 Is Associated With a Favorable Cardiometabolic Phenotype in a Mediterranean Population

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Burnett Jr., J. C., Pagano, M., Cavera, G., Cannone, V., Sapienza, M., Bailey, K. R., Scott, C. G. & Noto, D., 2013, In : Diabetes Care. 36, p. 2850-2856 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Lipid and apoprotein composition of HDL in partial or complete CETP deficiency

Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Dernick, G., Von Der Mark, E., Niesor, E. J., Tarugi, P., Calabresi, L. & Nilsson, P., 2012, In : Current Vascular Pharmacology. 10, p. 422-431 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Nonalcoholic fatty liver and metabolic syndrome in Italy: results from a multicentric study of the Italian Arteriosclerosis society

Notarbartolo, A., Averna, M., Soresi, M., Cefalu', A. B., Cattin, L., Fonda, M., Martini, S., Fellin, R., Manzato, E. & Vigna, G. B., 2012, In : Acta Diabetologica. 50, p. 241-249 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus based on a twenty-year follow-up of the Ventimiglia heart study

Cefalu', A. B., Barbagallo, C. M., Averna, M., Pagano, M., Cavera, G., Sapienza, M., Nardi, I., Notarbartolo, A. & Falletta, A., 2012, In : Acta Diabetologica. 49, p. 145-151 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of ANGPTL3 and APOB gene mutations in subjects with combined hypolipidemia

Valenti, V., Averna, M., Spina, R., Cefalu', A. B., Yue, P., Pinotti, E., Vigna, G., Kathiresan, S., Tarugi, P. & Fayer, F., 2012, In : Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 32, p. 805-809 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Prothrombotic gene variants as risk factors of acute myocardial infarction in young women.

Averna, M., Caruso, A., Cefalu', A. B., Ciaccio, M., Bellia, C., Quaranta, S., Zarrilli, F., Tomaiuolo, R., Di Fiore, R., Di Micco, P. & Castaldo, G., 2012, In : Journal of Translational Medicine. 10, 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Prothrombotic gene variants in AMI young women

Averna, M., Bellia, C., Cefalu', A. B. & Ciaccio, M., 2012. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

2011

Identification of a novel mutation of MTP gene in a patient with abetalipoproteinemia.

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Mahjoob, F., Sani, M. N., Rezaei, N. & Sabbaghian, M., 2011, In : Annals of Hepatology. 10, p. 221-226 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

LIPASE MATURATION FACTOR 1 IS REQUIRED FOR ENDOTHELIAL LIPASE ACTIVITY

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Lai, C-M., Hosseini, M., Ben-Zeev, O., Péterfy, M., Doolittle, M. H., Wong, H., Ehrhardt, N. & Noto, D., 2011, In : Journal of Lipid Research. 52, p. 1162-1169 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolomic analysis of plasma from Alzheimer disease patients

Monastero, R., Averna, M., Greco, M., Tralongo, P., Cefalu', A. B., Spina, R., Palesano, O., Valenti, V., Altieri, G. I., Cannizzaro, A., Noto, D. & Fayer, F., 2011, p. 61-61. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Plasma non-cholesterol sterols in primary hypobetalipoproteinemia

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Yue, P., Schonfeld, G., Tarugi, P. & Fayer, F., 2011, In : ATHEROSCLEROSIS. 216, p. 409-413 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

PREVALENCE OF ANGPTL3 AND APOBGENE MUTATIONS IN SUBJECTS WITHCOMBINED HYPOLIPIDEMIA

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Spina, R., Valenti, V., Noto, D., Fayer, F. & Ditta, M., 2011, p. 99-99. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

VASCULOPROTECTIVE FUNCTION OF HDLFROM CETP-DEFICIENT SUBJECTS

Spina, R., Valenti, V., Cefalu', A. B. & Averna, M., 2011, p. 82-82. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

2010

A novel putative interactor for the low densitylipoprotein receptor cytoplasmic domain

Gianguzza, F., Ragusa, M. A., Costa, S., Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Nicosia, A. & Pollaccia, D., 2010, In : Molecular Medicine Reports. 3 (Marzo/Aprile), p. 341-345 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of PCSK9 variants on common carotid artery intima media thickness and relation to ApoE alleles.

Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Garlaschelli, K., Tramontana, S., Norata, G. D., Artali, R., Meneghetti, F., Buccianti, G., Catapano, A. L., Raselli, S. & Grigore, L., 2010, In : ATHEROSCLEROSIS. 208, p. 177-182 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma non-cholesterol sterols: a useful diagnostic tool in pediatric hypercholesterolemia.

Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Montali, A., Averna, M., Martino, F., Martino, E., Noto, D., Fayer, F., Barraco, G. & Mina', M., 2010, In : Pediatric Research. 67, p. 200-204 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Variable phenotypic expression of chylomicron retention disease in a kindred carrying a mutation of the Sara2 gene

Averna, M., Tramuto, F., Cefalu', A. B., Baldi, M., Cenacchi, G., Barbera, C., Lezo, A., Morra, I., Baldi, M., Lerro, P., Calvo, P. L. & Noto, D., 2010, In : METABOLISM, CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL. 59, p. 463-467 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
2009

C-reactive protein but not soluble CD40 ligand and homocysteine is associated to common atherosclerotic risk factors in a cohort of coronary artery disease patients.

Averna, M., Bivona, G., Lo Sasso, B., Ciaccio, M., Cefalu', A. B., Vivona, N., Falletta, A., Vivona, N., Cefalù, A. B., Noto, D., Averna, M. R., Falletta, A. & Noto, D., 2009, In : Clinical Biochemistry. 42, p. 1713-1718 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Down regulation of CD11b and CD18 expression in children with hypercholesterolemia: A preliminary report.

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Ferrara, Pacifico, Iacobini, Chiesa, Martino, Martino, E. & Noto, D., 2009, In : NMCD. NUTRITION METABOLISM AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES. 19, p. 105-109 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
18 Citations (Scopus)

Food hypersensitivity as a cause of rectal bleeding in adults

Carroccio, A., Rini, G. B., Di Fede, G., Florena, A. M., Cefalu', A. B., Ravelli, A., Iacono, G., Pirrone, G. & Di Prima, L., 2009, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 7, p. 120-122 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
12 Citations (Scopus)

Novel LMF1 nonsense mutation in a patient with severe hypertriglyceridemia

Spina, R., Barbagallo, C. M., Cefalu', A. B., Carroccio, A., Averna, M., Taskinen, M-R., Hilden, H., Péterfy, M., Tarugi, P., Arpi, M. L., Squatrito, S., Vigneri, R. & Yin, F., 2009, In : THE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM. 2009-11, p. 4584-4590 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Novel mutations of CETP gene in Italian subjects with hyeralphalipoproteinemia

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Magnolo, L., Pinotti, E., Vigna, G. B., Tarugi, P., Calabresi, L., Martini, S., Gomaraschi, M. & Noto, D., 2009, In : ATHEROSCLEROSIS. 204, p. 202-207 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Obesity and the metabolic syndrome in a student cohort from Southern Italy

Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Valenti, V., Martino, Martino, E., Niglio, Notarbartolo, A., Noto, D., Fayer, F. & Mina', M., 2009, In : NMCD. NUTRITION METABOLISM AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES. 19, p. 620-625 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
20 Citations (Scopus)

Association between plasma lipid levels and migraine in subjects aged ≥50 years: preliminary data from the Zabùt Aging Project

Camarda, R., Cefalu', A. B., Camarda, C., Turco Liveri, E., Rosano, R., Monastero, R., Pipia, C. & Monastero R; Pipia C; Cefalù Ab; Turco Liveri E; Rosano R; Camarda R; Camarda C, 2008, In : Neurological Sciences. 29, p. S179-S181

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

The metabolic syndrome predicts cardiovascular events in subjects with normal fasting glucose: Results of a 15 years follow-up in a Mediterranean population.

Cefalu', A. B., Barbagallo, C. M., Averna, M., Carroccio, A., Cavera, G., Sapienza, M., Pagano, M., Notarbartolo, A., Noto, D., Maggiore, M. & Amato, S., 2008, In : ATHEROSCLEROSIS. 197, p. 147-153 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)
2007

A NOVEL LOSS OF FUCTION MUTATION OF PCSK9 GENE IN CAUCASIANS WITH LOW PLASMA LDL-CHOLESTEROL

Cefalu', A. B., Valenti, V., Averna, M. & Pollaccia, D., 2007, p. 15-16.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

A novel loss of function mutation of PCSK9 gene in white subjects with low-plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Valenti, V., Di Leo, E., Guardamagna, O., Tarugi, P., Bonardi, R., Bocchi, L., Fasano, T., Pollaccia, D. & Noto, D., 2007, In : Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 27, p. 677-681 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

104 Citations (Scopus)

CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS ANALYSIS OF PEDIATRIC MATABOLIC SYNDROME

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Notarbartolo, A., Fertitta, E. & Cardella, G., 2007, p. S5-S5.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Decreased plasma soluble RAGE in patients with hypercholesterolemia: Effects of statins

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Ferrante, E., Pettinella, C., Santilli, F., Bucciarelli, L., Ciabattoni, G., Davì, G., Noto, D. & Davi', V., 2007, In : FREE RADICAL BIOLOGY & MEDICINE. 43(9), p. 1255-1262 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Citations (Scopus)

EFFECT OF THE 420C/G VARIANT OF THE RESISTIN GENE PROMOTER ON METABOLIC SYNDROME, OBESITY, MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND RENAL DYSFUNCTION

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Garlaschelli, K., Ongari, Tibolla, Norata, G. D., Baragetti, Vettoretti, Buccianti, G., Catapano, A. L., Raselli, S., Grigore, L., Noto, D. & Norata, G., 2007, In : Journal of Internal Medicine. 262, p. 104-112 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Citations (Scopus)

FAMILIAL HYPOBETALIPOPROTEINEMIA DUE TO APOLIPOPROTEIN B GENE MUTATIONS CAUSES INTESTINAL FAT ACCUMULATION AND LIPID MALABSORPTION.

Carroccio, A., Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Barbagallo, C. M., Notarbartolo, A., Fayer, F., Di Prima, L. & Mina', M., 2007, p. 37-37.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther