Scientific Contributions

Brugada Syndrome

Natural History of Brugada Syndrome: Insights for Risk Stratification and Management
Silvia G. Priori, Carlo Napolitano, Maurizio Gasparini, Carlo Pappone, Paolo Della Bella, Umberto Giordano, Raffaella Bloise, Carla Giustetto, Roberto De Nardis, Massimiliano Grillo, Elena Ronchetti, Giovanna Faggiano and Janni Nastoli.
Circulation 2002;105;1342-1347.

Clinical and Genetic Heterogeneity of Right Bundle Branch Block and ST-Segment Elevation Syndrome: A Prospective Evaluation of 52 Families
Silvia G. Priori, Carlo Napolitano, Maurizio Gasparini, Carlo Pappone, Paolo Della Bella, Michele Brignole, Umberto Giordano, Tiziana Giovannini, Carlo Menozzi, Raffaella Bloise, Lia Crotti, Liana Terreni and Peter J. Schwartz.
Circulation 2000;102;2509-2515.

Cardiac Channelopathies

When is genetic testing useful in patients suspected to have inherited cardiac arrhythmias?
Steven J. Fowler, Carlo Napolitano and Silvia G. Priori
Current Opinion in Cardiology January 2010;25:1;37–45.

Cardiomyopathy

The Genetics of Cardiomyopathy: Genotyping and Genetic Counseling
Steven J. Fowler, Carlo Napolitano and Silvia G. Priori
Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine;11:6;433-446.

Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (CPVT)

Clinical and Molecular Characterization of Patients With Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
Silvia G. Priori, Carlo Napolitano, Mirella Memmi, Barbara Colombi, Fabrizio Drago, Maurizio Gasparini, Luciano DeSimone, Fernando Coltorti, Raffaella Bloise, Roberto Keegan, Fernando E.S. Cruz Filho,
Gabriele Vignati, Abraham Benatar and Angelica DeLogu.
Circulation 2002;106;69-74.

Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia: A paradigm to understand mechanisms of arrhythmias associated to impaired Ca2+ regulation
Marina Cerrone, MD, Carlo Napolitano, MD, PhD, Silvia G. Priori, MD, PhD.
HeartRhythm Volume 6, Issue 11, Pages 1652-1659 (November 2009).

Mutations in the Cardiac Ryanodine Receptor Gene (hRyR2) Underlie Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
Silvia G. Priori, Carlo Napolitano, Natascia Tiso, Mirella Memmi, Gabriele Vignati, Raffaella Bloise, Vincenzo Sorrentino and Gian Antonio Danieli.
Circulation 2001;103;196-200.

Long QT Syndrome

Polymorphisms in the NOS1AP Gene Modulate QT Interval Duration and Risk of Arrhythmias in the Long QT Syndrome
Marta Tomas, PhD, Carlo Napolitano, MD, PhD, Luciana De Guili, PhD, Raffaella Bloise, MD, Isaac Subirana, MS, Alberto Malovini, MS, Roccardo Bellazzi, PhD, Dan E. Arking, PhD,  Eduardo Marban, MD, PhD, Aravinda Chakravarti, PhD, Peter M. Spooner, PhD and Silvia G. Priori, MD, PhD
JACC Vol. 55, No. 24, 2010:  2745-52.

Genetic Testing in the Long QT Syndrome: Development and Validation of an Efficient Approach to Genotyping in Clinical Practice
Carlo Napolitano; Silvia G. Priori; Peter J. Schwartz; et al.
JAMA. 2005;294(23):2975-2980.

Risk Stratification in the Long-QT Syndrome
Silvia G. Priori, M.D., Ph.D., Peter J. Schwartz, M.D., Carlo Napolitano, M.D., Ph.D., Raffaella Bloise, M.D., Elena Ronchetti, Ph.D., Massimiliano Grillo, M.D., Alessandro Vicentini, M.D., Carla Spazzolini, M.V., Janni Nastoli, B.S., Georgia Bottelli, B.S., Roberta Folli, B.S., and Donata Cappelletti, B.S.
N Engl J Med 2003;348:1866-74.

Short QT Syndrome

A Novel Form of Short QT Syndrome (SQT3) Is Caused by a Mutation in the KCNJ2 Gene
Silvia G. Priori, Sandeep V. Pandit, Ilaria Rivolta, Omer Berenfeld, Elena Ronchetti, Amit Dhamoon, Carlo Napolitano, Justus Anumonwo, Marina Raffaele di Barletta, Smitha Gudapakkam, Giuliano Bosi, Marco Stramba-Badiale and José Jalife.
Circ. Res. 2005;96;800-807.