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ARTICLES OF LAST 10 YEARS

  1. Galassi AR, Werner GS, Tomasello SD, Azzarelli S, Capodanno D, Barrano G, Marza’ F, Costanzo L, Campisano MB, Tamburino C. Prognostic value of exercise myocardial scintigraphy in patients with chronic total occlusions. J Interven Cardiol 2010; 23: 139-48.
  2. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Costanzo L, Campisano MB, Marza F, Tamburino C. Recanalization of complex coronary chronic total occlusions using the high-frequency vibrational energy CROSSER catheter as first-line therapy: a single center experience. J Interv Cardiol 2010; 23: 130-38.
  3. Galassi AR, Werner GS, Sianos G, Bonnier H, Tomasello SD, Costanzo L, Reifart N. Highlights and essentials from the first “Expert-live” course of the EuroCTO club. Eurointerv 2010; 5: 888-90.
  4. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Capodanno D, Seminara D, Canonico L, Occhipinti M, Tamburino C. A novel 3-D reconstruction system for the assessment of bifurcation lesions treated by the mini-crush technique. J Interven Cardiol 2010; 23; 46-53.
  5. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Costanzo L, Tamburino C. Retrograde recanalization of an in-stent ostial chronically occluded right coronary artery. Int J Cardiol 2010; 142; 304-6.
  6. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Costanzo L, Tamburino C. Anterograde techniques for percutaneous revascularization of chronic total coronary occlusions. Interv Cardiol 2010; 2 (3); 377-390 .
  7. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Costanzo L, Tamburino C. Retrograde approach for chronic total occlusion percutaneous revascularization. Interv Cardiol 2010; 2 (3); 391-403.
  8. Garibaldi S, Godino C, Carlino M, Mussardo M, Latib A, Costanzo L, Tomasello SD, Lo Schiavo AE, Evola R, Tamburino C, Galassi AR, Colombo A. Trattamento delle occlusioni croniche totali delle coronarie mediante la tecnica subintimal tracking and reentry (STAR) modificata. La tecnica STAR guidata dal contrasto. G Ital Cardiol 2010; 11: 584-9.
  9. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Costanzo L, Tamburino C. Mid-term follow-up after retrograde recanalization of chronically occluded saphenous vein graft. Clin Res Cardiol, 2010; 99: 257-9.
  10. Galassi AR, Costanzo L, Tomasello SD, Speciale G. Right coronary artery chronic total occlusion revascularization by knuckle technique through right gastroepiploic artery graft. Clin Res Cardiol, 2010; 99: 587-90.
  11. Prati F,  Petronio S , Van Boven AJ, Tendera M, De Luca L, de Belder MA, Galassi AR, Imola F,  Montalescot G, Peruga JZ, Barnathan ES, Ellis S, Savonitto S, on behalf of the FINESSE angiographic sub-study investigators. Evaluation of Infarct Related Coronary Artery Patency and Microcirculatory Function after Facilitated Percutaneous Primary Coronary Angioplasty. The FINESSE-ANGIO (Faciliated Intervention With Enhanced Reperfusion Speed to Stop Events Angiographic) Study. JACC Intv 2010; 3: 1284-91.
  12. Azzarelli S, Galassi AR, Grosso G, Tomasello D, Campisano B, Giacoppo M, Argentino V, Amico F, Fiscella A. Clinical and angiographic outcomes in elderly patients treated with endothelial progenitor cell capture coronary stents: results from a prospective single-center registry. J Invas Cardiol 2010; 22. 594-598.
  13. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD. How could I treat. EuroInterv 2011; 6: 1011-16.
  14. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Reifart N, Werner GS, Sianos G, Bonnier H, Sievert H, Ehladad E, Bufe A, Shofer J, Gershlick G, Hildick-Smith D, Escaned J, Erglis A, Sheiban I, Thuesen L, Serra A, Christiansen E, Buettner A, Costanzo L, Barrano G, Di Mario C. In-Hospital Outcomes of Contemporary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Chronic Total Occlusion: Insights from the ERCTO (European Registry of Chronic Total Occlusion) Registry. EuroInterv 2011; 7: 472-79.
  15. Tomasello SD, Costanzo L, Campisano MB, Barrano G, Capodanno D, Tamburino C, Galassi AR. Does occlusion duration influence procedural and clinical outcome of patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention for chronic total occlusion. J Interven Cardiol 2011; 2: 223-31.
  16. Tomasello SD, Costanzo L, Galassi AR. Coronary revascularization strategies in patients with chronic heart failure Interv Cardiol 2011; 3 (1); 1-10.
  17. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Costanzo L, Campisano B, Barrano G, Tamburino C. Long term clinical and angiographic results of the Sirolimus Eluting stent in complex coronary Chronic Total Occlusion Revascularization: the SECTOR Registry. J Interv Cardiol 2011; 24: 426-36. I.F. 1.056.
  18. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Costanzo L, Campisano MB, Barrano G, Ueno M, Tello-Montoliou A, Tamburino C. Mini-STAR as bail-out strategy for percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusion. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2012; 79: 30-40. I.F. 2.363.
  19. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Crea F, Costanzo L, Campisano MB, Marza F, Tamburino C. Transient impairment of vasomotion function after successful chronic total occlusion recanalization. JACC, 2012; 59: 711-8. I.F. 14.292.
  20. Galassi AR, Azzarelli S, Marza F, Tomasello SD, Campisano MB, Costanzo L. Role of stress myocardial scintigraphy in the evaluation of incompletely revascularized post-PCI patients. Intern J of Molecular Imaging 2011; doi:10.1155/2011/180936
  21. Niccoli G, Leo A, Giubilato S, Cosentino N, Galassi AR, Minelli S, Porto I, Leone AM, Burzotta F, Trani C, Crea F. A meta-analysis of first-generation drug-eluting vs bare-metal stents for coronary chronic total occlusion: effect of length of follow-up on clinical outcome. Int J Cardiol. 2011 Aug 4; 150 (3): 351-4.
  22. Sianos G, Werner GS, Galassi AR, Papafaklis MI, Escaned J, Hildick-Smith D, Christiansen EH, Gershlick A, Carlino M, Karlas A, Kostantinidis NV, Tomasello SD, Di Mario C, Reifart N. Recanalization of Chronic Total coronary Occlusions: 2012 consensus document from the EuroCTO club. EuroInterv 2012; 8: 139-45. I.F. 3.285.
  23. Stojkovic S, Sianos G, Katoh O, Gallasi AR, Beleslin B, Vukcevic V, NedelJkovic M, Stankovic G, Orlic D, Dobric M, Tomasevic M, Ostojic M. Efficacy, safety and long term follow-up of retrograde approach for CTO recanalization: initial (Belgrade) experience with international proctorship. J Interv Cardiol 2012. I.F. 1.056
  24. Galassi AR, Tomasello SD, Crea F, Costanzo L, Campisano MB, Marza F, Tamburino C. Reply letter. J Am Coll Cardiol 2012; 60; N9, 869-74. I.F. 14.292.
  25. Tomasello SD, Marzà F, Giubilato S, Galassi AR. Retrograde approach for revascularization of coronary chronic total occlusion. Minerva Cardioangiol 2012; 60; 461-72.
  26. Di Mario C, Hildick-Smith D, Gershlick A, Ghone M, Agudo P, Alahmar A, Galassi AR, Werner G. Highlights from The Experts “Live”, 4th annual congress of the Euro CTO Club, London 2012. EuroInterv 2013; 8: 1359-1361. I.F. 3.285
  27. Galassi AR, Werner GS. An 8-year-old rapidly growing into adolescence, the Euro CTO club 2006-2014. Eur Heart J 2014; 35, (8): 477-8. I.F. 14.72
  28. Galassi AR, Ganyukov V, Tomasello SD, Haes B, Leonid B. Successful antegrade revascularization by the innovation of composite core dual coil in a three-vessel total occlusive disease for cardiac arrest patient using extracorporeal mebrane oxigenation (ECMO). . Eur Heart J 2014; 35, (8): 477-8. I.F. 14.72
  29. Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Marzà F, Bregante S, Pluchinotta FR, Galassi AR. Coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women with Type II diabetes mellitus and the impact of estrogen replacement therapy: A Narrative Review. Int J Endocrinol. 2014; 413920. I.F. 2.51
  30. Tomasello SD, Giudice P, Attisano T, Boukhris M, Galassi AR. The innovation of composite core dual coil coronary guide-wire technology: A didactic chronic total occlusion revascularization case report. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2014; 26(4): 222-5. (no I.F., indexed in Scopus and Pubmed)
  31. Galassi AR, Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Marzà F, Azzarelli S, Giubilato S, Khamis H, Long term Clinical and Angiographic Outcome of the Mini-STAR Technique as a Bail Out Strategy for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention of Chronic Total Occlusion, Can J Cardiol 2014; Nov; 30 (11):1400-6, I.F. 3.94.
  32. Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Galassi AR. Should we give into temptation and attempt all chronic total occlusions ? Interv. Cardiol 2014; 6 (5), 399–401. (no I.F., indexed in Scopus and Pubmed)
  33. Azzarelli S, Tomasello D, Boukhris M, Marza F, Galassi AR. Antegrade insertion in retrogarde device: the AIRD technique. An efficient strategy in retrograde revascularization of chronic total occlusions Acta Cardiol 2014; 69 (6): 693-4. I.F. 0.66.
  34. Giudice P, Attisano T, Di Maio M, Bellino EM, Polito MV, Baldi C, Vigorito F, Di Muro MR, Tomasello SD, Galassi AR, Piscione F. Coronary vasomotion dysfunction after everolimus-eluting stent implantation. Interventional Medicine & Applied Science, 2014; 6 (4); 178-82. (no I.F., indexed in Scopus and Pubmed)
  35. Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Marzà F, Azzarelli S, Galassi AR. Iatrogenic Aortic Dissection Complicating Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Chronic Total Occlusion. Can J Cardiol. 2015; 31(3): 320-7. (IF 3.94)
  36. Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Marzà F, Galassi AR. Invasive assessment modalities of unprotected left main stenosis. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2015 Apr; 27(2): 109-17. (No IF but indexed)
  37. Boukhris M, Azzarelli S, Tomasello SD, Ibn Elhadj Z, Marzà F, Galassi AR. Diabetic Patient with Multivessel Disease and Left Main Involvement. Surgery Yes, but Not Always. Egypt H J. 2015; 61(1): 83-7. (No IF but indexed)
  38. Galassi AR, Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Marzà F, Azzarelli S, Giubilato S, Khamis H. Incidence, treatment, and in-hospital outcome of bifurcation lesions in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions for chronic total occlusions. Coron Artery Dis. 2015 Mar; 26(2): 142-9. (IF 1.56)
  39. Carlino M, Magri CJ, Uretsky BF, Brilakis ES, Walsh S, Spratt JC, Hanratty C, Grantham JA, Rinfret S, Thompson CA, Lombardi WL, Galassi AR, Sianos G, Latib A, Garbo R, Karmpaliotis D, Kandzari DE, Colombo A. Treatment of the chronic total occlusion: A call to action for the interventional community. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Apr; 85(5): 771-8. (IF 2.39).
  40. Frangieh AH, Klainguti M, Lüscher TF, Galassi AR, Gaemperli O. Left-sided haemothorax after iatrogenic coronary perforation in a patient with prior bypass surgery. Eur Heart J. 2015 Jan 7; 36(2): 128. (IF 14.78)
  41. Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Khanfir R, Elhadj Z, Terra AW, Marzà F, Azzarelli S, Galassi AR, Boukhris B. Impacts of cardiac rehabilitation on ventricular repolarization indexes and ventricular arrhythmias in patients affected by coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes. Heart Lung 44, 199-204, 2015 (IF 1.32).
  42. Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Azzarelli S, Ibn Elhadj Z, Marzà F, Galassi AR. Coronary perforation with tamponade successfully managed by retrograde and antegrade coil embolization, J Saudi Heart Assoc 2015 (In press). (No IF but indexed)
  43. Boukhris M, Bousselmi R, Tomasello SD, Ibn Elhadj Z, Marzà F, Azzarelli S, Galassi AR. Mechanical Post Conditioning in STEMI parients. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2015 (In press). (No IF but indexed)
  44. Galassi AR, Boukhris M, Azzarelli S, Marzà F, Tomasello SD, Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for Chronic Total Occlusions: More Benefit for the Patient or for the Interventionist's Ego?, Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2015 (In Press) (IF 3.94).
  45. Tomasello SD, Boukhris M, Ganyukov V, Galassi AR, Shukevich D, Haes B, Kochergin N, Tarasov R, Popov V, Barbarash L. Outcome of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for complex high-risk elective percutaneous coronary interventions: A single-centre experience. Heart Lung. 2015. (In press) (IF 1.32).
  46. Galassi AR, Sianos G, Werner GS, Escaned J, Tomasello SD, Boukhris M, Castaing M, Büttner JH, Bufe A, Kalnins A, Spratt JC, Garbo R, Hildick-Smith D, Elhadad S, Gagnor A, Bernward L, Bryniarski L, Christiansen EH, Thuesen L, Meyer-Geßner M, Goktekin O, Carlino M, Louvard Y, Lefèvre T, Lismanis A, Gelev VL, Serra A, Marzà F, Di Mario C, Reifart N. Retrograde Recanalization of Chronic Total Occlusions in Europe: Procedural, In-Hospital and Long-Term Outcomes from the Multicenter ERCTO Registry. J Am College Cardiol 2015; 65: 2388-400 (IF 15.32).
  47. Galassi AR, Brilakis ES, Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Sianos G, Karmpaliotis D, Di Mario C, Strauss BH, Rinfret S, Yamane M, Katoh O, Werner GS, Reifart N. Appropriateness of percutaneous revascularization of corornary chronic total occlusions: an overview. Eur Heart J 2015; 7: ahead of print (IF 14.78).
  48. Galassi AR, Luscher TF, Sianos G. The 4th European Live Summit on Retrograde CTO Revascularization 8-9 May, Zurich, Switzerland. Announcement European Heart Journal (2015) 36, 1005–1011 doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehv055 (IF 14.78).
  49. Tomasello SD, Boukhris M, Giubilato S, Marzà F, Garbo R, Contegiacomo G, Marzocchi A, Niccoli G, Gagnor A, Varbella F, Desideri A, Rubartelli P, Cioppa A, Baralis G, Galassi AR. Management strategies in patients affected by chronic total occlusions: results from the Italian Registry of Chronic Total Occlusions. Eur Heart J 2015; 2: ahead of print (IF 14.78).
  50. Boukhris M, Elhadj ZI, Terra AW, Tomasello SD, Galassi AR, Boukhris B. Reply to “Effect of cardiac rehabilitation on ventricular repolarization in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease : non-invasive quantification via transmural dispersion of repolarization” Heart & Lung 2015; 44: 458-461 (IF 1.32).
  51. Galassi AR; Alfredo Ruggero Galassi MD and the Euro CTO Club, Cardiopulse, Eur Heart J, 2015; vol 36; N32; 2128-2129.
  52. El Shafey WH, Montaser SS, Badran HM, Gabr MK, Shokry KA, Galassi AR. Assessment of left ventricular function before and after a percutaneous coronary intervention to chronic total coronary occlusion: Doppler tissue imaging study. Menoufia Medical Journal, 2015; 28: 400-6.
  53. Galassi AR, Azzarelli S. “Un Club” all’attacco delle occlusioni coronariche croniche totali. Cardiolink 2015, 3; 9.
  54. Gaemperli O, Galassi AR, Sianos G, Tchambaz L, Amstein R, Luscher TF. Varia: A PCI live course where it all began- The 4th European Live Summit on Retrograde Chronic Total Occlusions Revascularization at the Andreas Gruntzig Catheterization Laboratories on May 8-9, 2015. Cardiovascular Medicine, 2015; 6: 205-6.
  55. Boukhris M, Elhadj ZI, Galassi AR. Chronic toal improvement in ventricular function and survival. J Thorac Dic 2015; 7: 222-5. (IF 1.78).
  56. Brilakis ES, Boukhris M, Galassi AR. The benefits of attempting chronic total occlusions for the interventionalist. G Cardiol Curr Res 2015; 3: 119.
  57. Boukhris M, Azzarelli S, Tomasello SD, Ibn Elhadj Z, Marzà F, Galassi AR. The Guideliner Catheter: a Useful Tool in the Armamentarium of the Interventional Cardiologist. J Tehran Heart Cent. 2014 (In press) (No IF but indexed).
  58. Brilakis ES, Galassi AR. Role of novel guidewire support devices for crossing coronary artery chronic total occlusions. The Journal of Invasive Cardiology, 2016 Vol 28; N3: 92-93. IF 1.112
  59. Buonacera A, Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Campagna A, Cilia C, Tripedi G, Di Marca S, Terranova V, Pisano M, Mastrosimone G, Galassi AR, Stancanelli B, Cataliotti A, Malatino L. Impact of left ventricular remodeling and renal function on 24h-ECG recordings and cardiovascular outcome in elderly patients. Eur J Intern Med. 2016; 29: 71-7. IF 2.3
  60. Boukhris M, Mashayekhi K, Elhadj ZI, Galassi AR. Predictive scores in chronic total occlusions percutaneous recanalization: only fashionable or really useful? J Thorac Dis. 2016 Jun; 8 (6): 1037-41 IF 1.78
  61. Galassi AR, Boukhris M, Azzarelli S, Castaing M, Marza F, Tomasello D. Percutaneous coronary revascularization for chronic total occlusions: a novel predictive score of technical failure using advanced technologies. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv 2016, May 9; 9 (9): 911-22. IF 7.630
  62. Galassi AR, Brilakis ES, Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Sianos G, Karmpaliotis D, Di Mario C, Strauss BH, Rinfret S, Yamane M, Katoh O, Werner GS, Reifart N. Appropriateness of percutaneous revascularization of coronary chronic total occlusions: an overview. Eur Heart J 2016; 37 (35): 2692-700. IF 15.203.
  63. Brilakis ES, Karmpaliotis D, Vo MN, Carlino M, Galassi AR, Boukhris M, Alaswad K, Bryniarski L, Lombardi WL, Banerjee S. Update on coronary chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention. Interventional Cardiology Clinics 2016; 5: 177-86. (No IF but indexed in Scopus and Pubmed)
  64. Grancini L, Lualdi A, Boukhris M, Teruzzi G, Monizzi G, Galassi AR, Khamis H, Galli S, Montorsi P, Ravagnani P, Trabattoni D, Bartorelli AL. Balloon anchoring intraluminal tracking technique: a new application of an old technique for coronary artery chronic total occlusion percutaneous intervention. Coron Artery Dis. 2016 Aug; 27 (5): 429-32. IF 1.553
  65. Azzarelli S, Boukhris M, Giubilato S, Tomasello SD, Castaing M, Giunta R, Marzà F, Abdelbasset HM, Khamis H, Galassi AR. Usefulness of SYNTAX score II in complex percutaneous coronary interventions in the setting of acute coronary syndrome. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2016 Apr; 28 (2): 63-72 (No IF but indexed in Scopus).
  66. Boukhris M, Tomasello SD, Galassi AR. Fatal derecruitment of occluded left anterior descending collaterals after left circumflex revascularization. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2016 Jan; 281: 52-8. (No IF but indexed in Scopus).
  67. Galassi AR, Sumitsuji S, Boukhris M, Brilakis ES, Di Mario C, Garbo R, Spratt JC, Christiansen EH, Gagnor A, Avran A, Sianos G, Werner G. Utility of intrascular ultrasound in percutaneous revascularization of chronic total occlusions: an overview. JACC Intv 2016 J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2016; 9 (19): 1979-9.1 IF 7.630
  68. Galassi AR, Boukhris M, Toma A, MD, Elhadj ZI, Laroussi L, Gaemperli O, Behnes M, Akin I, Lüscher TF, Neumann FJ, Mashayekhi K. Percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusions in patients with low left ventricular ejection fraction. JACC Intv 2017 in press IF 7.630
  69. Baystrukov VI, Kretov EI, Boukhris M, Osiev AG, Igor O Grazhdankin IO, Biryukov A, Verin VV, Zubarev DD, Ibragimov RU, Krestyaninov OV, Khelimskii DA, Naydenov RA, Naryshkin IA, Obedinskiy AA, Bogachev-Alexey AV, Prokophiev A, Mashayekhi K, Galassi AR, Prokhorikhin AA, A randomized trial of bifurcation tenting technique in chronic total occlusions percutaneous coronary intervention. Coron Artery Dis 2017 in press IF 1.553
  70. Jiang Ming Fam1, MD; Soledad Ojeda2, MD, PhD; Roberto Garbo3, MD; Azeem Latib4, MD; Alessio La Manna5, MD; Beatriz Vaquerizo6, MD; Marouane Boukhris7, MD; Georgios J. Vlachojannis8, MD, PhD; Robert-Jan van Geuns1, MD, PhD; Babu Ezhumalai9, MD; Hiroyoshi Kawamoto4, MD; Jors van der Sijde1, MD; Cordula Felix1, MD; Manuel Pan2, MD, PhD; Roberta Serdoz10, MD; Giacomo Giovanni Boccuzzi3, MD; Marcella De Paolis1, MD; Gennaro Sardella11, MD; Massimo Mancone11, MD, PhD; Corrado Tamburino5, MD, PhD; Pieter C. Smits8, MD, PhD; Carlo Di Mario10, MD, PhD; Ashok Seth9, MD; Antonio Serra6, MD; Antonio Colombo4, MD; Patrick Serruys1, MD, PhD; Alfredo R. Galassi, MD; Felix Zijlstra1, MD, PhD; Nicolas M. Van Mieghem1, MD, PhD; Roberto Diletti, MD, PhD; Everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffolds for treatment of complex chronic total occlusions. EuroIntervention, 2017; 13:355-363
  71. Galassi AR, Decennale dell'Euro CTO Club celebrato alla Università di Zurigo al 6° European Live Summit on Retrograde CTO Revascularization. Cardiolink 2017
  72. Alessio Mattesini, Serafina Valente, Carlotta Sorini Dini, Simone Bartolini, Gianluca Caiazzo, Giorgio Baldereschi, Alfredo Galassi, Carlo Di Mario. Il trattamento delle occlusioni coronariche croniche: stato dell’arte. G Ital Cardiol 2017;18(6 Suppl 1):3S-11S
  73. Kretov, Evgeniy I.; Baystrukov, Vitaly I.; Boukhris, Marouane; Prokhorikhin, Alexey A.; Grazhdankin, Igor O.; Abcha, Farouk; Biryukov, Alexey V.; Verin, Vladimir V.; Zubarev, Dmitriy D.; Naydenov, Roman A.; Naryshkin, Ivan A.; Ponomarev, Dmitriy N.; Mahmoud, Sharaf E.; Galassi Alfredo R.; Obedinskiy, Anton A. Mid-term outcome of biolimus-eluting stents with biodegradable polymer: results from a multinational prospective ‘all-comers’ registry. Coronary Artery Disease. 28(6):457-464, September 2017.
  74. Galassi AR, CTO Experts: grande successo dell’Experts “Live” Workshop del EuroCTO Club 2017 a Berlino. Cardiolink 2017. (No IF but indexed in Scopus).
  75. Boukhris M, Seminara S, Elleuche A, Krarti T, Abdelbasset HM, Tomasello SD, Galassi AR. Intravascular ultrasound in percutanous coronary intervention for chronic total occlusions: predictors of use, indications and in-hospital outcome. Blood, Heart and Circulation 2017, 1(3): 1-5. (No IF but indexed in Scopus).
  76. Ballocca F, D'Ascenzo F, Moretti C, Diletti R, Budano C, Palazzuoli A, Reed MJ, Palmerini T, Dudek D, Galassi A, Omedè P, Mieghem NM, Ferenbach D, Pavani M, Della Riva D, Mills NL, Van Domburgh RT, Mariani A, Dziewierz A, di Cuia M, Jan van Geuns R, Zijlstra F, Bergerone S, Marra S, Biondi Zoccai G, Gaita F. High sensitive TROponin levels In Patients with Chest pain and kidney disease: A multicenter registry - The TROPIC study. Cardiol J. 2017; 24(2): 139-150. doi:10.5603/CJ.a2017.0025. 
  77. Galassi AR. The Euro CTO Club Anniversary meeting; Cardiopulse; Eur Heart J March 2018 pag 3335.
  78. Bufe A, Di Mario C, Landmesser U, Meyer Gessner M, Sianos G, Garbo R, Sorini Dini C, Lauer B, Boudou N, Grancini L, Avran A, Lauten A, Mashayekhi K, Hildik-Smith D, Escaned J, Buettner HJ, Reifart N, Galassi AR, Werner S G. The Experts “Live” Workshop of the EuroCTO Club 2017 in Berlin EuroIntervention. 2018 Apr 20;13(17):1987-1990. IF 4.417
  79. Patel S, Menon RV, Burke MN, Jaffer FA, Yeh RW, Vo M, Karmpaliotis D, Azzalini L, Carlino M, Mashayekhi K, Galassi AR, Rinfret S, Ellis SG, Patel M, Rangan BV, Karatasakis A, Barbara A. Danek, MD14; Karacsonyi J, Resendes E, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES. Current Perspectives and Practices on Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. J Invasive Cardiol 2018; 30 (2). IF 1.537
  80. Boukhris M, Abcha F, Tomasello SD, Giubilato S, Azzarelli S, Galassi AR. Residual SYNTAX score II: A combination of the assessment of the revascularization degree and the clinical evaluation after percutaneous coronary intervention. J Saudi Heart Assoc 2018; 30: 158-159 (No IF but indexed in Scopus). doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2017.11.003.
  81. Tajti P, Burke MN, Karmpaliotis D, Alaswad K, Werner GS, Azzalini L, Carlino M, Patel M, Mashayekhi K, Egred M, Krestyaninov O, Khelimskii D, Nicholson WJ, Ungi I, Galassi AR, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES. Update in the Percutaneous Management of Coronary Chronic Total Occlusions. JACC Intv 2018; 11: 615–25 IF 9.881
  82. Galassi AR. La rivascolarizzazione delle occlusion croniche totali in Europea: 10 anni di esperienza. Cuore e vasi, Anno XL, N.1/2018, Marzo.
  83. Baystrukov VI, Kretov EI, Boukhris M, Osiev AG, Igor O Grazhdankin IO, Biryukov A, Verin VV, Zubarev DD, Ibragimov RU, Krestyaninov OV, Khelimskii DA, Naydenov RA, Naryshkin IA, Obedinskiy AA, Bogachev-Alexey AV, Prokophiev A, Mashayekhi K, Galassi AR, Prokhorikhin AA, A randomized trial of bifurcation tenting technique in chronic total occlusions percutaneous coronary intervention. Coron Artery Dis. 2018, 29 (1): 30-38. IF 1.705
  84. Werner GS, Yuste VM, Hildick-Smith D, Boudou N, Sianos G, Gelev V, Rumoroso JR, Erglis A, Christiansen EH, Escaned J, Di Mario C, Hovasse T, Teruel L, Bufe A, Lauer B, Bogaerts K, Goicolea J, Sptratt JC, Gershlick AH, Galassi AR, Louvard Y. for the Euro CTO Trial. A Randomized Multicenter Trial to Compare Revascularization With Optimal Medical Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Total Coronary Occlusions Eur Heart J. 2018 7; 39 (26): 2484-2493 IF 23.425.
  85. Obedinskiy AA, Kretov EI, Boukhris M, Kurbatov VP, Osiev AG, Ibn Elhadj Z, Obedinskaya NR, Kasbaoui S, Grazhdankin IO, Prokhorikhin AA, Zubarev DD, Biryukov A, Pokushalov E, Galassi AR, Baystrukov VI. The IMPACTOR-CTO Trial. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Jul 9;11(13):1309-1311. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2018.04.017.  PubMed PMID: 29976368. IF 9.881
  86. Kostandinis NV, Werner GS, Deftereos S, Di Mario C, Galassi AR, Buettner JH, Avran A, Reifart N, Goktekin O, Garbo R, Bufe A, Mashajekhi K, Boudou N, Meyer-Gebner M, Lauer B, ElhadadS, Christianen EH, Escaned J, Hildick-Smith D, Carlino M, Louvard Y, Lefevre T, Giannopoulos G, Sianos G on the behalf of the Euro CTO Club. Temporal trends in chronic total occlusions in Europe: 17626 procedures from the ERCTO Registry. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Oct; 11(10): e006229. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.117.006229. PubMed PMID: 30354635. IF 6.504.
  87. Tajti P, Burke MN, Karmpaliotis D, Alaswad K, Werner GS, Azzalini L, Carlino M, Patel M, Mashayekhi K, Egred M, Krestyaninov O, Khelimskii D, Nicholson WJ, Ungi I, Galassi AR, Banerjee S, Brilakis ES. Reply: Strong Bias Toward Performing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients With Chronic Total Occlusion Despite Lack of Important Benefit at a Very High Cost and Risk to the Patient. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 13; 11(15): 1541-1542. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2018.05.015. PubMed PMID: 30093064. IF 9.881
  88. El Din H W, Galassi AR. Coronary collateral connection score in chronic total occlusion lesionsin  view of ELShafey speculation Indian Heart J Interv 2018; 1: 169-71.
  89. Szijgyarto Z, Rampat R, Werner GS, Ho C, Reifart N, Lefvere T, Louvard Y, Avran A, Mashayecki K, Buettner JH, Di Mario C, Gershlick A, Escaned J, Sianos G, Galassi AR, Garbo R, Goktekin O, Meyer-Gebner M, Lauer B, Elhadad S, Bufe A, Boudeau N, Sievert H, Martin V, Thuesen S, Erglis A, Christiansen E, Spratt J, Bryniarski L, Clayton T, Hildick-Smith D. Derivation and validation of a chronic total coronary occlusion intervention procedural success score from the 20,000-patient EuroCTO registry: The EuroCTO (CASTLE) score. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Feb 25;12 (4): 335-342 doi 10.1016/j.jcin.2018.11.020 PubMed PMID: 30711551. IF 9.881. 
  90. Galassi AR, Werner GS, Boukhris M, Azzalini L, Mashayekhi K, Carlino M, Avran A, Konstantinidis NV, Grancini L, Bryniarski L, Garbo R, Bozinovic N, Gershlick AH, Rathore S, Di Mario C, Louvard Y, Reifart N, Sianos G. Percutaneous Recanalization of Chronic Total Occlusions: 2019 Consensus Document from the EuroCTO Club. EuroIntervention 2019;15:198-208. IF 4.417.
  91. Behnes M, Akin I, Kuche P, Tobias Schupp MS, Reiser L, Bollow A, Taton G, Reichelt T, Ellguth D, Engelke N, El-Battrawy I,  Lang S, Brilakis ES,  Lorenzo Azzalini L, Galassi AR, Boukris M, Neuser H, Franz-Joseph Neumann FJ, Nienaber CA, Weiß C, Borggrefe M,  Mashayekhi K. Coronary chronic total occlusions represent an independent predictor of mortality in ventricular tachyarrhythmias EuroIntervention. 2019 Jan 22, doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-18-00496. [Epub ahead of print] IF 4.417.
  92. Bryniaski KL, Werner GS, Mashayekhi K, Wojcik J, Hildick-Smith D, Sianos G, Galassi AR, Garbo R, Di Mario C, Fijorek K, BoudouN, Reifart N, Bryniaski L. Differences in patients and lesion and procedure characteristics depending on the age of the coronary chronic total occlusion Adv Interv Cardiol 2019; 15, 1 (55) doi.org/10.5114/aic.2019.81389 IF 1.443.
  93. Brilakis ES, Mashayekhi K, Tsuchikane E, Abi Rafeh N, Alaswad K, Araya M, Avran A, Azzalini L, Babunashvili AM, Bayani B, Bhindi R, Boudou N, Boukhris M, Božinovic NŽ, Bryniarski L, Bufe A, Buller CE, Burke MN, Büttner HJ, Cardoso P, Carlino M, Christiansen EH, Colombo A, Croce K, Damas de Los Santos F, De Martini T, Dens J, Di Mario C, Dou K, Egred M, ElGuindy AM, Escaned J, Furkalo S, Gagnor A, Galassi AR, Garbo R, Ge J, Goel PK, Goktekin O, Grancini L, Grantham JA, Hanratty C, Harb S, Harding SA, Henriques JPS, Hill JM, Jaffer FA, Jang Y, Jussila R, Kalnins A, Kalyanasundaram A, Kandzari DE, Kao HL, Karmpaliotis D, Kassem HH, Knaapen P, Kornowski R, Krestyaninov O, Kumar AVG, Laanmets P, Lamelas P, Lee SW, Lefevre T, Li Y, Lim ST, Lo S, Lombardi W, McEntegart M, Munawar M, Navarro Lecaro JA, Ngo HM, Nicholson W, Olivecrona GK, Padilla L, Postu M, Quadros A, Quesada FH, Prakasa Rao VS, Reifart N, Saghatelyan M, Santiago R, Sianos G, Smith E, C Spratt J, Stone GW, Strange JW, Tammam K, Ungi I, Vo M, Vu VH, Walsh S, Werner GS, Wollmuth JR, Wu EB, Wyman RM, Xu B, Yamane M, Ybarra LF, Yeh RW, Zhang Q, Rinfret S.  Guiding principles for chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention: a global expert consensus document. Circualtion 2019; 140: 420-433. IF 23.6.
  94. Ribeiro MH, Bezerra CG, Campos C, Dallan LA, Boukhris M, Mammadova M, Galassi AR. Successful use of impella CP through femoral access in a patient with bilateral iliac and aorticendoprosthesis in the setting of cardiogenic shock. Acta Cardiol. 2020 75(3): 273-274. IF 1.2 
  95. Behnes M, Akin I, Kuche P, Tobias Schupp MS, Reiser L, Bollow A, Taton G, Reichelt T, Ellguth D, Engelke N, El-Battrawy I,  Lang S, Brilakis ES,  Lorenzo Azzalini L, Galassi AR, Boukris M, Neuser H, Franz-Joseph Neumann FJ, Nienaber CA, Weiß C, Borggrefe M,  Mashayekhi K. Coronary chronic total occlusions represent an independent predictor of mortality in ventricular tachyarrhythmias EuroIntervention. 2019 Jan 22, doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-18-00496. [Epub ahead of print] IF 4.417.
  96. Megaly M, Ali A, Saad M, Omer M, Xenogiannis I, Werner GS, Karmpaliotis D, Russo JJ, Yamane M, Garbo R, Gagnor A, Ungi I, Rinfret S, Pershad A, Wojcik J, Garcia S, Mashayekhi K, Sianos G, Galassi AR, Burke MN, Brilakis ES. Outcomes with retrograde versus antegrade chronic total occlusion revascularization. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020; 96 (5): 1037-1043 IF 2.04
  97. Sucato V, Novo G, Saladino A, Evola S, Galassi AR. Coronary microvascular dysfunction. Minerva Cardioangiol 2020; 68(2): 153-163. IF 0.7
  98. Galassi AR, Sucato V, Diana D, Novo G. Medical therapy or revascularization for patients with chronic total occlusion? A dilemma almost solved. Hellenic J Cardiol 2020; 61(4): 272-273. IF 4.0
  99. Ganyukov V, Sucato V, Vereshchagin I, Kochergin N, Tarasov R, Shukevic D, Shilov A, Ganyukov I, Kornelyuk R, Diana D, Vadala G, Galassi AR. Outcome of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome. J Cardiovasc Med 2020; 21: 000-000 IF 1.2.
  100. Davies A, Fox K, Galassi AR, Banai S, Ylä-Herttuala S, Lüscher TF. Management of refractory angina: an update. Eur Heart J. 2020 Dec 23:ehaa820. IF 22.6.
    206. Ribeiro MH, Dallan LAP, Boukhris M, Campos CAHM, Bezerra HG, Hanna Quesada F, Bezerra CG, Agostoni P, Azzalini L, Galassi AR. Excimer laser atherectomy in an uncrossable long chronic total occlusion through the subintimal space. Acta Cardiol. 2020 Jul 8:1-2. IF1.2.
  101. Diana G, Strollo R, Diana D, Strollo M, Galassi AR, Crea F.Cardiac safety and potential efficacy: two reasons for considering minocycline in place of azithromycin in COVID-19 management. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Pharmacother. 2020 May 7; IF 6.6
  102. Vadalà G, Galassi AR, Nerla R, Micari A. Shockwave intravascular lithoplasty for the treatment of calcified carotid artery stenosis: A very early single-center experience. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020; 96(6): E608-E613.IF 2.04
  103. Azzalini L, Alaswad K, Uretsky BF, Agostoni P, Galassi AR, Harada Ribeiro M, Filho EM, Morales-Victorino N, Attallah A, Gupta A, Zivelonghi C, Montorfano M, Bellini B, Carlino M. Multicenter experience with the antegrade fenestration and reentry technique for chronic total occlusion recanalization. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Apr 22. IF 2.04
  104. Abdalwahab A, Farag M, Brilakis ES, Galassi AR, Egred M. Management of coronary artery perforation. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2021 Nov 12: S1553-8389(20) 30687-4.