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Research Output

2020

Rare dyslipidaemias, from phenotype to genotype to management: a European Atherosclerosis Society task force consensus statement

Averna, M., Ray, K. K., Hegele, R. A., Kronenberg, F., Hegele, R. A., Gaudet, D., Borén, J., Frikke-Schmidt, R., Ginsberg, H. N., Tokgözoğlu, L., Von Eckardstein, A., Hovingh, G. K., Frikke-Schmidt, R., Cuchel, M., Raal, F. J., Stroes, E. S., Calabresi, L., Lütjohann, D., Parhofer, K. G., Catapano, A. L. & 6 others, Remaley, A. T., Arca, M., Binder, C. J., Von Eckardstein, A., Stock, J. K. & Chapman, M. J., 2020, In : THE LANCET DIABETES & ENDOCRINOLOGY. 8, p. 50-67 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Is echocardiography mandatory for patients with chronic kidney disease?

Geraci, G., Giammanco, A., Mule', G., Averna, M., Nardi, E. & Bentivegna, R., 2019, In : Internal and Emergency Medicine. 14, p. 923-929 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Polyvascular subclinical atherosclerosis in familial hypercholesterolemia: The role of cholesterol burden and gender

Mattina, A., Averna, M., Redheuil, A., Béliard, S., Bittar, R., Mattina, A., Rosenbaum, D., Bruckert, É., Gallo, A., Quartarone, A., Carrié, A., Cluzel, P., Giral, P. & Noto, D., 2019, In : NMCD. NUTRITION METABOLISM AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES. 29, p. 1068-1076 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment effect of alirocumab according to age group, smoking status, and hypertension: Pooled analysis from 10 randomized ODYSSEY studies

Averna, M., Robinson, J. G., Navarese, E. P., Santos, R. D., Tuomilehto, J., Louie, M. J., Ferdinand, K. C., Lee, L. V., Robinson, J. G., Lerch, D. M., Wright, R. S., Letierce, A., Farnier, M., Raal, F. J., Sposito, A. C., Fonseca, F. A. & Wright, R. S., 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 13, p. 735-743 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

An irregular atrial tachycardia : What is the underlying mechanism?

Averna, M., Aguglia & Noto, D., 2018, In : Netherlands Heart Journal. 26, p. 106-108 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Citations (Scopus)

Autosomal Recessive Hypercholesterolemia: Long-Term Cardiovascular Outcomes

Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Masana, L., Fellin, R., Manzato, E., Sánchez-Hernández, R. M., Sirtori, C., Minicocci, I., Prieto-Matos, P., Vogt, A., Sjouke, B., D'Erasmo, L., Fuentes, F. J., Pavanello, C., Scardapane, M., Real, J. T., Real, J. T., Ascaso, J. F., Lafuente, E. E., Sánchez-Hernández, R. M. & 16 others, Roeters Van Lennep, J. E., Pintus, P., Zambon, S., Harada-Shiba, M., Pes, G. M., Bertolini, S., Calabresi, L., Nicolucci, A., Pocovi, M., Mata, P., Muntoni, S., Zambon, A., Arca, M., Fuentes, F. J., Pacifico, A. A. & Noto, D., 2018, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 71, p. 279-288 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of patients with familial chylomicronaemia syndrome (FCS) and multifactorial chylomicronaemia syndrome (MCS): Establishment of an FCS clinical diagnostic score

Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Banach, M., D'Erasmo, L., Reiner, Ž., Bruckert, E., Stefanutti, C., Gouni-Berthold, I., Johnson, C., Di Costanzo, A., Hughes, E., Dufour, R., Borén, J., Pintó, X., Hughes, E., Van Lennep, J. R., Van Lennep, J. R., Soran, H., Marçais, C., Stroes, E. & 6 others, Pintó, X., Cramb, R., Arca, M., Moulin, P., Walther, L. A. A-S. & Noto, D., 2018, In : Data in Brief. 21, p. 1334-1336 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Diabetes and aortic root dimension: A controversial subject

Geraci, G., Averna, M., Nardi, E. & Mule', G., 2018, In : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY. 264, p. 190-190 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

9 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic epidemiology of autosomal recessive hypercholesterolemia in Sicily: Identification by next-generation sequencing of a new kindred

Ingrassia, V., Misiano, G., Cefalu', A. B., Spina, R., Scrimali, C., Giammanco, A., Barbagallo, C. M., Monastero, R., Averna, M., Valenti, V., Valenti, V., Spina, R., Cefalù, A. B., Ingrassia, V., Misiano, G., Averna, M. R., Noto, D. & Baschi, R., 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 12, p. 145-151 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Identification and diagnosis of patients with familial chylomicronaemia syndrome (FCS): Expert panel recommendations and proposal of an “FCS score”

Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Banach, M., D'Erasmo, L., Reiner, Ž., Bruckert, E., Stefanutti, C., Gouni-Berthold, I., Johnson, C., Di Costanzo, A., Hughes, E., Dufour, R., Borén, J., Pintó, X., Hughes, E., Van Lennep, J. R., Van Lennep, J. R., Alvarez-Sala Walther, L. A., Soran, H., Marçais, C. & 6 others, Stroes, E., Pintó, X., Cramb, R., Arca, M., Moulin, P. & Noto, D., 2018, In : ATHEROSCLEROSIS. 275, p. 265-272 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity is increased in patients with definite familial hypercholesterolemia compared with other forms of hypercholesterolemia

Mattina, A., Averna, M., Bittar, Mattina, A., Rosenbaum, Bruckert, E., Bonnefont-Rousselot, Giral & Noto, D., 2018, In : NMCD. NUTRITION METABOLISM AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES. 28, p. 517-523 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Liver and statins: a critical appraisal of the evidence

Giammanco, A., Licata, A., Petta, S., Averna, M. & Minissale, M. G., 2018, In : Current Medicinal Chemistry. 25, 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Major adverse cardiovascular events in non-valvular atrial fibrillation with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the ARAPACIS study

Corrao, S., Mule', G., Giammanco, A., Averna, M., Tuttolomondo, A., Di Raimondo, D., Cerasola, G., Barbagallo, M., Scordo, A., Salzano, F. A., Rini, G. B., Fattorini, A., Butta', C., Torres, D., Sposito, F. P., Melis, G., Cangemi, M. R., Sprovieri, M., Anzaldi, M., Glorioso, N. S. & 1 others, Zaccone, V., 2018, In : Internal and Emergency Medicine. 13, p. 651-660 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Statin utilization and lipid goal attainment in high or very-high cardiovascular risk patients: Insights from Italian general practice

Averna, M., Gorcyca, K., Ansell, D., Iorga, Ş. R., Tomic, R., Paizis, G., Fanelli, F., Maggioni, A. P., Catapano, A. L. & Arca, M., 2018, In : ATHEROSCLEROSIS. 271, p. 120-127 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2017

ANMCO/ISS/AMD/ANCE/ARCA/FADOI/GICR-IACPR/SICI-GISE/SIBioC/SIC/SICOA/SID/SIF/SIMEU/SIMG/SIMI/SISA Joint Consensus Document on cholesterol and cardiovascular risk: Diagnostic-therapeutic pathway in Italy

Averna, M., Ciaccio, M., Ricciardi, G., Medea, G., Parretti, D., Zito, G. B., Graziani, M. S., Ferrari, R., Ciaccio, M., Nardi, F., Giampaoli, S., Maseri, A., Colivicchi, F., Perrone Filardi, P., Gulizia, M. M., Maggioni, A. P., Musacchio, N., Gulizia, M. M., Musacchio, N., Musacchio, N. & 23 others, Cricelli, C., Panno, A. V., Scherillo, M., Abrignani, M. G., Musumeci, G., Ceriotti, F., Campanini, M., Di Lenarda, A., Bonora, E., Griffo, R., Romeo, F., Averna, M., Cantelli Forti, G., Faggiano, P. M., Perticone, F., Riccio, C., Catapano, A., Bolognese, L., Mugelli, A., Arca, M., Ruggieri, M. P., Rossi, F. & Pusineri, E., 2017, In : EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL SUPPLEMENTS. 19, p. 3-54 52 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Atorvastatin but not pravastatin impairs mitochondrial function in human pancreatic islets and rat β-cells. Direct effect of oxidative stress

Averna, M., Di Pino, A., Filippello, A., Urbano, F., Scicali, R., Scamporrino, A., Di Mauro, S., Bugliani, M., Rabuazzo, A. M., Purrello, F., Piro, S., Marchetti, P. & Noto, D., 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular efficacy and safety of bococizumab in high-risk patients

Averna, M., 2017, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 376, p. 1527-1539 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

308 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical and biochemical characteristics of individuals with low cholesterol syndromes: A comparison between familial hypobetalipoproteinemia and familial combined hypolipidemia

Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Spina, R., Minicocci, I., D'Erasmo, L., Polito, L., Di Costanzo, A., Di Leo, E., Cantisani, V., Tarugi, P., Arca, M. & Noto, D., 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 11, p. 1234-1242 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnostic algorithm for familial chylomicronemia syndrome

Averna, M., Löhr, J-M., Stroes, E., Averna, M., Parhofer, K. G., Moulin, P. & Rebours, V., 2017, In : Atherosclerosis Supplements. 23, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of aspirin on renal disease progression in patients with type 2 diabetes: A multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial. The renaL disEase progression by aspirin in diabetic pAtients (LEDA) trial. Rationale and study design

Averna, M., Farcomeni, A., Vestri, A., Violi, F., Pastori, D., Pastori, D., Pastori, D., Carnevale, R., Cipollone, F., Targher, G., Lenzi, A. & Angelico, F., 2017, In : American Heart Journal. 189, p. 120-127 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of Lomitapide in the Treatment of Familial Homozygous Hypercholesterolemia: Results of a Real-World Clinical Experience in Italy

Cefalu', A. B., Giammanco, A., Averna, M., Suppressa, P., Calabrò, P., Sbrana, F., Vigna, G. B., Sirtori, C., D’Erasmo, L., Pavanello, C., Medde, P., Bigazzi, F., Pintus, P., Sampietro, T., Sileo, F., Natale, F., Sabbà, C., Calabresi, L., Arca, M., Bucci, M. & 2 others, Bonomo, K. & Noto, D., 2017, In : Advances in Therapy. 34, p. 1200-1210 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

How to assess and manage cardiovascular risk associated with lipid alterations beyond LDL

Averna, M., Ogura, M., Suppressa, P., Calabrò, P., Postadzhiyan, A., Cercek, M., Stroes, E. & Averna, M., 2017, In : Atherosclerosis Supplements. 26, p. 16-24 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of a novel LMF1 nonsense mutation responsible for severe hypertriglyceridemia by targeted next-generation sequencing

Valenti, V., Altieri, G. I., Ingrassia, V., Cocorullo, G., Cefalu', A. B., Barbagallo, C. M., Spina, R., Giammanco, A., Palesano, O., Averna, M., Misiano, G., Scrimali, C., Valenti, V., Spina, R., Cefalù, A. B., Ingrassia, V., Scrimali, C., Misiano, G., Averna, M. R., Ganci, A. & 2 others, Noto, D. & Fayer, F., 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 11, p. 272-281 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term efficacy and safety of the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein inhibitor lomitapide in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia

Averna, M., Vigna, G. B., Hegele, R. A., Sirtori, C. R., Larrey, D., Foulds, P., Shah, P. K., Stefanutti, C., Foulds, P., Toit Theron, H. D., Hegele, R. A., Gaudet, D., Bloedon, L. T., Cuchel, M., Meagher, E. A., Blom, D. J. & Rader, D. J., 2017, In : Circulation. 136, p. 332-335 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)
21 Citations (Scopus)

Severe reduction of blood lysosomal acid lipase activity in cryptogenic cirrhosis: A nationwide multicentre cohort study

Averna, M., Raparelli, V., Masotti, M., Polimeni, L., Napoleone, L., Tovoli, F., Di Michele, D., Angelico, M., Corazza, G. R., Violi, F., Pastori, D., Ippolito, A. M., Parlati, L., Ferri, F., Baratta, F., Ciacciarelli, M., Santopaolo, F., Bolondi, L., Pujatti, P. L., Bucci, T. & 28 others, D'Amico, J., Croce, G., Faedo, A., Pellone, M., Bolondi, L., Pellone, M., Corradini, S. G., Davì, G., Faedo, A., Pastori, D., Pastori, D., Colzi, M., Francioso, S., Andreozzi, P., Del Ben, M., Labbadia, G., Tozzi, G., Fracanzani, A. L., Andriulli, A., Fargion, S., Basili, S., Bergamaschi, G., Angelico, F., Perticone, F., Iuliano, L., Persico, M., Davì, G. & Mischitelli, M., 2017, In : ATHEROSCLEROSIS.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
18 Citations (Scopus)

The role of registries in rare genetic lipid disorders: Review and introduction of the first global registry in lipoprotein lipase deficiency

Averna, M., Zibellini, M., Johnson, C., Iotti, G., Ossenkoppele, B., Dippel, M., Soran, H., Steinhagen-Thiessen, E., Stroes, E., Averna, M. R. & Moulin, P., 2017, In : ATHEROSCLEROSIS. 262, p. 146-153 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Threshold Effects of Circulating Angiopoietin-like 3 Levels on Plasma Lipoproteins

Averna, M., Tavori, H., Minnier, J., Shapiro, M. D., Tsimikas, S., Tarugi, P., Arca, M. & Fazio, S., 2017, In : THE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM. 102, p. 3340-3348 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Under-prescription of statins in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Averna, M., Polimeni, L., Violi, F., Pastori, D., Baratta, F., Pastori, Pastori, Del Ben, M., Loffredo, L. & Angelico, F., 2017, In : NMCD. NUTRITION METABOLISM AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES. 27, p. 161-167 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Albumin versus solvent/detergent-treated pooled plasma as replacement fluid for long-term plasma exchange therapy in a patient with primary hypertriglyceridemia and recurrent hyperlipidemic pancreatitis

Averna, M., Barbagallo, C. M., Cefalu', A. B., Caruso, C., Giammanco, A., Rizzo, C. M., Rizzo, S., Lima, G. M., Scirè, E., Di Bona, D., Rizzo, S., Caruso, C. & Lima, G. M., 2016, In : Transfusion. p. 755-760 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Baseline metabolic disturbances and the twenty-five years risk of incident cancer in a Mediterranean population

Valenti, V., Averna, M., Cefalu', A. B., Giammanco, A., Spina, R., Barbagallo, C. M., Sbordone, Burrascano, Termini, La Seta, Crupi, Cavera, G., Ganci, A. & Noto, D., 2016, In : NMCD. NUTRITION METABOLISM AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES. 26, p. 1020-1025 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of a mutant form of human apolipoprotein B (Thr26-Tyr27del) associated with familial hypobetalipoproteinemia

Cefalu', A. B., Averna, M., Magnolo, L., Calandra, S., Tarugi, P., Yao, Z. & Noto, D., 2016, In : BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY OF LIPIDS. 1861, p. 371-379 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Colesterolo e rischio cardiovascolare: Percorso diagnostico-terapeutico in Italia

Averna, M., Ciaccio, M., Ricciardi, G., Medea, G., Parretti, D., Zito, G. B., Graziani, M. S., Ferrari, R., Ciaccio, M., Nardi, F., Giampaoli, S., Maseri, A., Colivicchi, F., Filardi, P. P., Gulizia, M. M., Maggioni, A. P., Forti, G. C., Musacchio, N., Gulizia, M. M., Musacchio, N. & 23 others, Musacchio, N., Cricelli, C., Panno, A. V., Scherillo, M., Abrignani, M. G., Musumeci, G., Ceriotti, F., Campanini, M., Di Lenarda, A., Bonora, E., Griffo, R., Romeo, F., Averna, M., Faggiano, P. M., Perticone, F., Riccio, C., Catapano, A., Bolognese, L., Mugelli, A., Arca, M., Ruggieri, M. P., Rossi, F. & Pusineri, E., 2016, In : Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia. 17, p. 3-57 55 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Documento di consenso intersocietario ANMCO/ISS/AMD/ANCE/ARCA/FADOI/ GICR-IACPR/SICI-GISE/SIBioC/SIC/SICOA/ SID/SIF/SIMEU/SIMG/SIMI/SISA Colesterolo e rischio cardiovascolare: percorso diagnostico-terapeutico in Italia

Ciaccio, M., Averna, M., Ricciardi, G., Medea, G., Parretti, D., Zito, G. B., Graziani, M. S., Ferrari, R., Ciaccio, M., Nardi, F., Giampaoli, S., Maseri, A., Colivicchi, F., Filardi, P. P., Gulizia, M. M., Rossi, F., Maggioni, A. P., Musacchio, N., Gulizia, M. M., Musacchio, N. & 24 others, Musacchio, N., Cricelli, C., Panno, A. V., Scherillo, M., Abrignani, M. G., Musumeci, G., Ceriotti, F., Campanini, M., Di Lenarda, A., Bonora, E., Griffo, R., Romeo, F., Averna, M., Cantelli Forti, G., Faggiano, P. M., Perticone, F., Riccio, C., Catapano, A., Bolognese, L., Mugelli, A., Arca, M., Ruggieri, M. P., Rossi, F. & Pusineri, E., 2016, In : Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia. 17, p. 3-57 55 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Efficacy and safety of adding alirocumab to rosuvastatin versus adding ezetimibe or doubling the rosuvastatin dose in high cardiovascular-risk patients: The ODYSSEY OPTIONS II randomized trial

Averna, M., Du, Y., Jones, P., Donahue, S., Severance, R., Hanotin, C., Colhoun, H. M., Steinhagen-Thiessen, E. & Farnier, M., 2016, In : ATHEROSCLEROSIS. 244, p. 138-146 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

131 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)