Pubblicazioni Ingegneria Cardiovascolare

•    Ferrari G., De Lazzari C., Mimmo R., Tosti G., Ambrosi D. A modular numerical model of the cardiovascular system for studying and training in the field of cardiovascular physiopathology. Journal of Biomedical Engineering, 14-2,91-107, 1992.    

•    Ferrari G., Górczyńska K., De Lazzari C., Grodzicki K., Mimmo R., Ambrosi D., Tosti G. In vitro testing of a left ventricular assist device: study of the effect of its control strategy on energetic relationships inside the left ventricle. Technology and Health Care. 3, 231-239, 1996    

•    Ferrari G., De Lazzari C., Mimmo R., Tosti G., Ambrosi D., Górczyńska K. A computer controlled mock circulatory system for mono and biventricular assist device testing. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 21, 26-36, 1998.    

•    Darowski M., De Lazzari C., Ferrari G., Clemente F. The influence of simultaneous intra-aortic balloon pumping and mechanical ventilation on hemodynamic parameters – numerical simulation. Frontiers of Medical and Biological Engineering, 9(2),155-174,1999.    

•    De Lazzari C., Darowski M., Ferrari G., Clemente F., Guaragno M. Computer simulation of haemodynamic parameters changes with left ventricle assist device and mechanical ventilation. Computers in Biology and Medicine 30(2),55-69,2000.    

•    Ferrari G., Nicoletti A., De Lazzari C., Clemente F., Tosti G., Guaragno M., Mimmo R., Ambrosi D., Górczyńska K. A physical model of human systemic arterial tree. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 23(9), 647-657,2000.    

•    Ferrari G. Progetto di ricerca Sostituzioni funzionali, organi artificiali e trapianti di organo: Valutazione in vitro di sistemi di assistenza meccanica al circolo: sviluppo di un banco idraulico per la prova, la messa a punto e l'addestramento all'uso. Rapporti ISTISAN 00/5,102-05.    

•    Ferrari G., Górczyńska K., Mimmo R., De Lazzari C., Clemente F., Tosti G., Guaragno M. Mono and Bi-ventricular assistance: their effect on ventricular energetics. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 24(6), 380-91,2001.    

•    Ferrari G., Kozarski M., De Lazzari C., Clemente F., Merolli M., Tosti G., Guaragno M., Mimmo R., Ambrosi D., Głapinski J. A hybrid (numerical-physical) model of the left ventricle. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 24(7), 456-62,2001.    

•    Ferrari G., De Lazzari C., Kozarski M., Clemente F., Górczyńska K., Mimmo R., Monnanni E., Tosti G., Guaragno M. A hybrid (numerical-physical) mock circulatory system prototype: testing in physiological and pathological conditions. ASAIO J, 48(5),487-494,2002.    

•    Ferrari G., Kozarski M., De Lazzari C., Clemente F., Mimmo R., Guaragno M., Tosti G. Physical modelling of the cardiovascular system: development of a new simulation system based on hybrid (numerical-hydraulic) components. Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, 23(2),3-15,2003.    

•    Kozarski M., Ferrari G., Clemente F., Górczyńska K., De Lazzari C., Darowski M., Mimmo R., Tosti G., Guaragno M. A hybrid mock circulatory system: development and testing of an electro-hydraulic impedance simulator. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 26(1),53-63,2003.    

•    Ferrari G., Kozarski M., De Lazzari C., Górczyńska K., Mimmo R., Guaragno M., Tosti G., Darowski M. Modelling of cardiovascular system: development of a hybrid (numerical-physical) model. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 26(12),1104-14,2003.    

•    Ferrari G., Kozarski M., De Lazzari C., Górczyńska K., Tosti G., Darowski M. Development of a hybrid (numerical-hydraulic) circulatory model: prototype testing and its response to IABP assistance. The International Journal of Artificial Organs 28(7),750-759,2005.    

•    Ferrari G., Kozarski M., De Lazzari C., Górczyńska K., Darowski M., Tosti G. Development of hybrid (numerical-physical) models of the cardiovascular system: numerical-electrical and numerical-hydraulic applications. Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, 25(4),3-15,2005.    

•    De Lazzari C, Darowski M, Ferrari G, Pisanelli DM, Tosti G. Modelling in the study of interaction of Hemopump device and artificial ventilation. Comput Biol Med. 36(11):1235-51, 2006.    

•    Ferrari G., De Lazzari C., de Kroon T.L., Elstrodt J.M., Rakhorst G., Gu Y.J. Numerical simulation of hemodynamic changes during beating heart surgery: analysis of the effects of cardiac position alteration in an animal model. Artificial Organs 31(1), 73-9, 2007.    

•    De Lazzari C., Ferrari G. Right Ventricular Assistance by Continuous Flow Device - A Numerical Simulation. Methods of Information in Medicine 46(5): 530-537, 2007.    

•    Kozarski M., Ferrari G., Zieliński K., Górczyńska K., Pałko K.J., Tokarz A., Darowski M. A New Hybrid Electro-Numerical Model of the Left Ventricle. Computers in Biology and Medicine. 38(9),979-989,2008.    

•    Ferrari G., Kozarski M., Gu Y.J., De Lazzari C., Di Molfetta A., Palko K.J., Zieliński K., Górczyńska K., Darowski M., Rakhorst G. Application of a user friendly comprehensive circulatory model for hemodynamic and ventricular variables estimate. The International Journal of Artificial Organs 31(12),1043-1054,2008.    

•    De Lazzari C., Neglia D., Ferrari G., Bernini F., Micalizzi M., L´Abbate A., Trivella M. G. Computer Simulation of Coronary Flow Waveforms during Caval Occlusion. Methods of Information in Medicine 48(2),113-22,2009.    

•    Di Molfetta A, De Lazzari C, Ferrari G, Moscariello F, Aguzzi G, Fresiello L, Darowski M, Trivella MG and Alessandri N. Biventricular pacemaker synchronization: a numerical cardiocirculatory model application to reproduce in vivo data. Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering 30(1),3-15,2010.    

•    Golczewski T, Zieliński K, Ferrari G, Palko KJ, Darowski M. Influence of ventilation mode on blood oxygenation - investigation with Polish virtual lungs and Italian model of circulation. Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering 30(1),16-25,2010.    

•    Di Molfetta, M. Cesario, C. Tota, L. Santini, G.B. Forleo, M. Sgueglia, G.Ferrari, F. Romeo. Use of a comprehensive numerical model to improve biventricular pacemaker temporization in patients affected by heart failure undergoing to CRT-D therapy. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing (Med Biol Eng Comput) 48(8):755-64,2010.    

•    L. Fresiello, Y.J. GU, G. Ferrari, A. Di Molfetta and G. Rakhorst. PUCA pump and IABP comparison: analysis of hemodynamic and energetic effects using a digital computer model of the circulation. The International Journal of Artificial Organs 34(5),442-455,2011    

•    G. Ferrari, A. W. Khir, L. Fresiello, A. Di Molfetta and M. Kozarski. Hybrid model analysis of IABP performance as a function of ventricular and circulatory parameters. Artificial Organs 35(9),902-11,2011.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Santini L, Forleo G, Minni V, Mafhouz K, Della Rocca D, Fresiello L, Romeo F, Ferrari G. Towards a personalized and dynamic CRT-D: a computational cardiovascular model dedicated to therapy optimization. Methods of Information in Medicine 2012;51(6):495-506.    

•    Fresiello L, Khir AW, Di Molfetta A, Kozarski M and Ferrari G. Effects Of Iabp Timing On Baroreflex Activities In A Closed Loop Cardiovascular Hybrid Model. Artificial Organs 2013;37(3):237-47. DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1594.2012.01540.x.    

•    Kozarski M, Ferrari G, Zieliński K, Górczyńska K, Pałko KJ, Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A, Darowski M. A hybrid (Hydro-Numerical) Cardiovascular Model Application to Investigate Continuous-Flow Pump Assistance Effect. Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering 2012;32(4):77-91.    

•    Ferrari G, Kozarski M, Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A, Zieliński K, Górczyńska K, Pałko KJ, Darowski M. Continuous flow pump model study: influence of pump characteristics and cardiovascular parameters on pump performance. Journal of Artificial Organs 2013;16(2):149-156. DOI: 10.1007/s10047-013-0691-7.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Forleo GB, Santini L, Fresiello L, Minni V, Mafhouz K, Papavasileiou L, Magliano G, Sergi D, Capria A, Romeo F, Ferrari G. A novel methodology for AV and VV delay optimization in CRT:results from a randomized pilot clinical trial. Journal of Artificial Organs 2013;16(3):273-83. DOI 10.1007/s10047-013-0701-9    

•    Fresiello L, Khir AW, Di Molfetta A, Kozarski M and Ferrari G. IABP timing and ventricular performance – comparison between a compliant and a stiffer aorta: a hybrid model study including baroreflex Int J Artif Organs 2013; 36(11):749-757 DOI:10.5301/ijao.5000248  A new hybrid (hydro-numerical) model of the circulatory system.

•    Darowski M, Kozarski M, Ferrari G, Zieliñski K, Górczyñska K, Szczepanowski A, Palko KJ, Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A. Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences - Technical Sciences 2013; 61(4):993-1003. DOI:10.2478/bpasts-2013-0107    

•    Di Molfetta A, Jacobs S, Fresiello L, Trivella MG, Meyns B, Ferrari G. Simulation of apical and atrio-aortic VAD in patients with transposition or congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries. Int J Artif Organs 2014; 37(1): 58-70. DOI:10.5301/ijao.5000264    

•    Tzallas AT, Katertsidis NS, Karvounis EC, Tsipouras MG, Rigas G, Goletsis Y, Krzysztof Zielinski K, Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Terrovitis JV, Trivella MG, and Fotiadis DI. Modeling and Simulation of Speed Selection on Left Ventricular Assist Devices. Computers in Biology and Medicine. 2014; 51: 128–139. DOI:10.1016/j.compbiomed.2014.04.013    

•    Fresiello L, Zielinski K, Jacobs S, Di Molfetta A, Palko KJ, Bernini F, Martin M, Ferrari G, Trivella MG, Gorczynska K, Darowski M, Meyns B and Kozarski M. Reproduction of continuous flow lvad experimental data by means of a hybrid cardiovascular model with baroreflex control. Artificial Organs 2014; 38(6):456-68. DOI:10.1111/aor.12178    

•    Fresiello L, Trivella MG, Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Bernini F and Meste O. R wave magnitude analysis during continuous-flow LVAD, experimental study. Artificial Organs. 39(5),446–450, 2015. DOI:10.1111/aor.12407    

•    Mahmood MN, Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G. A modelling tool to study the combined effects of drug administration and LVAD assistance in pathophysiological circulatory conditions. Int J Artif Organs 2014; 37(11): 824 - 833 DOI:10.5301/ijao.5000366. –    

•    Di Molfetta A, Amodeo A, Fresiello L, Trivella MG, Iacobelli R, Pilati M and Ferrari G. Simulation of Ventricular, Cavo-Pulmonary, and Biventricular Ventricular Assist Devices in Failing Fontan. . Artificial Organs 2015; 39(7):550–558. doi:10.1111/aor.12434. –    

•    Fresiello L, Trivella MG, Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Bernini F and Meste O. R wave magnitude analysis during continous-flow LVAD, experimental study. Artificial Organs. 39(5),446–450, 2015. DOI:10.1111/aor.12407

•    Fresiello L, Ferrari G, Di Molfetta A, Zieliński, K, Tzallas A, Jacobs S, Darowski M, Kozarski M, Meyns B, Katertsidis NS, Karvounis EC, Tsipouras MG, Trivella MG. A cardiovascular simulator tailored for training and clinical uses. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2015. 57:100-112. Doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2015.07.004    

•    Molfetta A, Pilati M, Fresiello L, Amodeo A, Cristofaletti A, Pongiglione G, Gagliardi MG, Ferrari G. Tailoring the hybrid palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: A simulation study using a lumped parameter model. Medical Engineering & Physics, 2015. 37(9): 898-904.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Filippelli S, Fresiello L, Iacobelli R, Gagliardi MG and Amodeo A. The use of VAD in univentricular physiology: the role of lumped parameter models. Artif Organs, 2015. doi: 10.1111/aor.12583.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Amodeo A, Fresiello L, Filippelli S, Pilati M, Iacobelli R, Adorisio R, Colella D, Ferrari G. The use of a numerical model to simulate the cavo-pulmonary assistance in Fontan circulation: a preliminary verification. Journal of Artificial Organs, 2015. Doi: 10.1007/s10047-015-0874-5    

•    Di Molfetta A, Amodeo A, Gagliardi MG, Trivella MG, Fresiello L, Filippelli S, Toscano A and Ferrari G. Haemodynamic effects of VAD implantation on Norwood, Glenn and Fontan Circulation: a simulation study. Artificial Organs, 2015. Doi:10.1111/aor.12591    

•    Di Molfetta A, Filippelli S, Ferrari G, Secinaro A, Zielinski K, Amodeo A. Berlin Heart EXCOR VAD: Multilayer Membrane rupture in a pediatric patient. In press on: Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  Comunicazioni a congressi (2013-2015)     

•    Darowski M, Kozarski M, Ferrari G, Zielinski K, Gorczynska K, Di Molfetta A, Fresiello L, Palko KJ. Biological and mechanical artificial valves examinations using the hybrid cardiovascular simulator. Abstracts of the XL ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,36(8),573,2013.    

•    Fresiello L, Bernini F, Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Meste O, Trivella MG. Merging electrical and mechanical effects of lvad: an experimental study. Abstracts of the XL ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,36(8),575,2013.    

•    Ferrari G, Jacobs S, Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A, Meyns B. VAD experimental data analysis by a lumped parameter model of the cardiovascular system. study of ventricular stiffness influence on flow distribution. Abstracts of the XL ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,36(8),577,2013.    

•    Fresiello L, Zielinski K, Jacobs S, Di Molfetta A, Pałko KJ, Bernini F, Claus P, Ferrari G, Trivella MG, Darowski M, Górczynska K, Kozarski M, Meyns B. Reproduction of experimental data acquired during continous-flow lvad assistance. a hybrid cardiovascular simulator study. Abstracts of the XL ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,36(8),553,2013.    

•    Fresiello L, Darowski M, Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Gólczewski T, Górczynska K, Kozarski M, Pałko KJ, Trivella MG, Zielinski K. A computational model to simulate physical exercise in heart failure condition with a LVAD. Abstracts of the XL ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,36(8),556,2013.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Pilati M, Fresiello L, Ricci Z, Varano C, Cogo P, Gagliardi MG, Pongiglione G, Ferrari G. Optimizing the hybrid palliation and revbt placement in hypoplastic left heart syndrome: a numerical simulation. Abstracts of the XL ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,36(8),559,2013.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Fresiello L, Jacobs S, Meyns B, Trivella MG, Verbelen T. Simulation of apical and atrio-aortic vad in patients with transposition or congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries. Abstracts of the XL ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,36(8),561,2013.    

•    Tortora G, Fontana R, Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A, Silvestri M, Vatteroni M, Zielinski K, Kozarski M, Trivella MG, Dario P, Ferrari G. Experimental Integration of Autoregulation Unit for Left Ventricular Assist Devices in a Cardiovascular Hybrid Simulator. 36th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Pilati M, Iacobelli R, Fresiello L, Trivella MG, Amodeo A. VAD in failing Fontan: simulation of ventricular, cavo-pulmonary and biventricular assistance in systolic/diastolic ventricular dysfunction and in pulmonary vascular resistance increase. Abstracts of the XLI ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,37(8),583,2014.    

•    Fresiello L, Zielinski K, Tortora G, Fontana R, Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Silvestri M, Vatteroni M, Trivella MG, Darowski M, Dario P., Kozarski M. A hybrid cardiovascular simulator as test bench for VAD autoregulation control. Abstracts of the XLI ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,37(8),587,2014.    

•    Fresiello L., Trivella MG, Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Bernini F, Meste O. Analysis of R wave amplitude during VAD implantation, experimental study. Abstracts of the XLI ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,37(8),600,2014.    

•    Di Molfetta A., Frigerio M, Fresiello L, Zielinski K, Verde A, Palko KJ, Trivella MG, Ferrari G. Mitral regurgitation changes after LVAD implantation: a numerical study. Abstracts of the XLI ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,37(8),613,2014.    

•    Tortora G, Fontana R, Fresiello L, Zielinski K, Di Molfetta A, Kozarski M, Silvestri M, Vatteroni M, Trivella MG, Darowski M, Dario P, Ferrari G. Autoregulation unit for adaptive control of VADs: experimental scenario on a cardiovascular hybrid simulator. Abstracts of the XLI ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,37(8),615,2014.    

•    Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A, Zielinski K, Kozarski M, Peristeris S, Verde A, Darowski M, Ferrari G. A computational cardiovascular simulator for vad training. Abstracts of the XLI ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,37(8),625,2014.    

•    Mahmood MN, Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G. A model tool to study the combined effects of drug administration and LVAD assistance in pathophysiological circulatory conditions. Abstracts of the XLI ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,37(8),625,2014.    

•    Zielinski K, Kozarski M, Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Peristeris S, Verde A, Darowski M. A hybrid cardiovascular simulator for VAD training. Abstracts of the XLI ESAO Congress. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,37(8),625,2014.    

•    Zielinski K, Kozarski M, Pałko KJ, Górczynska K, Stankiewicz B, Di Molfetta A, Fresiello L, Ferrari G, Darowski M. A new coronary circulation model for hybrid applications. In: The International Journal of Artificial Organs,37(8),627,2014.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Filippelli S, Amodeo A. The Use of VAD in Univentricular Physiology: The Role of Numerica Models Arianna Di Molfetta. Abstracts of 11th International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass. June 10–13, 2015. University of Verona School of Medicine, Verona, Italy. Artificial Organs. 39(5),A6, 2015.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Gagliardi MG, Fresiello L, Iacobelli R, Toscano A, Filippelli S, Amodeo A. Surgical Options for the Treatment of Right Ventricular Failure in LVAD Patients: A Simulation Study. Abstracts of 11th International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass. June 10–13, 2015. University of Verona School of Medicine, Verona, Italy. Artificial Organs. 39(5),A15, 2015.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Gandolfo F, Testa G, Amodeo A.The Use of a Numerical Model to Simulate the Cavo-Pulmonary Assistance in Fontan Circulation: A Preliminary Verification. Abstracts of 11th International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass. June 10–13, 2015. University of Verona School of Medicine, Verona, Italy. Artificial Organs. 39(5),A16, 2015. doi:10.1016/j.medengphy.2015.04.012    

•    Fresiello L, Buys R, Vandersmissen K, Timmermans P, Driesen J, Droogne W, Vandezande E, Van Den Bossche K, Ferrari G, Meyns B. Exercise capacity in ventricular assist device patients: constant versus increasing pump speed. Abstracts of the XLII ESAO Congress. In: Int J Artif Organs 2015; 38(7): 362.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Fresiello L, Trivella MG, Amodeo A. Verification of a numerical model to simulate the cavo-pulmonary assistance in fontan circulation. Abstracts of the XLII ESAO Congress. In: Int J Artif Organs 2015; 38(7): 379.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Gagliardi MG, Toscano A, Fresiello L, Trivella MG, Amodeo A. Haemodynamic effects of vad implantation on norwood, glenn and fontan circulation: a simulation study. Abstracts of the XLII ESAO Congress. In: Int J Artif Organs 2015; 38(7): 381.    

•    Di Molfetta A, Ferrari G, Fresiello L, Trivella MG, Iacobelli R, Filippelli S, Amodeo A. Surgical strategies for the treatment of right ventricular failure after lvad implantation: a simulation study. Abstracts of the XLII ESAO Congress. In: Int J Artif Organs 2015; 38(7): 389.    

•    Ferrari G, Drent I, Fresiello L, Di Molfetta A. Estimation of ventricular flow during vad assistance basing on pressure pulsatility: a model study. Abstracts of the XLII ESAO Congress. In: Int J Artif Organs 2015; 38(7): 404.  Libri e monografie  Comprehensive Models of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems: Their Mechanical Support and Interactions. Darowski M, Ferrari G Editors. Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York, USA, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-60876-212-5