• Pedrizzetti G, Martiniello AR, Bianchi V, D'Onofrio A, Caso P, Tonti G. Changes in electrical activation modify the direction of left ventricular flow momentum: novel observations using Echocardiographic Particle Image Velocimetry. Eur Heart J, Cardiovasc Imag 2015; DOI: 10.1093/ehjci/jev137.
  • Pedrizzetti G, Martiniello AR, Bianchi V, D'Onofrio A, Caso P, Tonti G. Cardiac Fluid Dynamics Anticipates Heart Adaptation. J Biomech 2015; 48:388-391.
  • Pedrizzetti G, Sengupta PP. Vortex Imaging: New Information Gain From Tracking Cardiac Energy Loss. Eur Heart J, Cardiovasc Imag 2015; 16:719-720.
  • Pedrizzetti G, Sengupta PP. Newer Methods to Assess Diastolic Function. Chapter 43, in "ASE’s Comprehensive Echocardiography, 2e" (Editors: Lang RM, Goldstein SA, Kronzon I, Khandheria BK, Mor-Avi V). Elsevier 2015.
  • Pedrizzetti G, Domenichini F. Left Ventricular Fluid Mechanics: the long way from theoretical models to clinical applications. Ann Biomed Eng 2015; 43:26-40.
  • Voigt JU, Pedrizzetti G, Lysyansky P, Marwick TH, Houle H, Baumann R, Pedri S, Ito Y, Abe Y, Metz S, Song J, Hamilton J, Sengupta P, Kolias TJ, d’Hooge J, Aurigemma GP, Thomas JD, Badano L. Definitions for a common standard for 2D speckle tracking echocardiography: consensus document of the EACVI/ASE/Industry Task Force to standardize deformation imaging. Eur Heart J, Cardiovasc Imag 2015; 16:1-11. & J Am Soc Echocardiogr2015; 28:183-93.



  • Pedrizzetti G, Sengupta S, Caracciolo G, Park CS, Amaki M, Goliasch G, Narula J, Sengupta PP. Three-dimensional Principal Strain Analysis for Characterizing Subclinical Changes in Left Ventricular Function. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2014; 27;1041-50.
  • Kutty S, Li L, Danford DA, Houle H, Xiao Y, Pedrizzetti G, Porter TR. Effects of Right Ventricular Hemodynamic Burden on Intraventricular Flow in Tetralogy of Fallot: An Echo Contrast Particle Imaging Velocimetry Study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2014; 27:1311-8.
  • Falahatpisheh A, Pedrizzetti G, Kheradvar A. Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Cardiac Flows Based on Multi-Planar Velocity Fields. Experiments in Fluids 2014; 55:1848.
  • Stefani L, De Luca A, Toncelli L, Pedrizzetti G, Galanti G. 3D Strain Helps Relating LV Function to LV and Structure in Athletes. Cardiovasc Ultrasound 2014; 2:33.
  • Pedrizzetti G, La Canna G, Alfieri O, Tonti G. The vortex - an early predictor of cardiovascular outcome. Nature Reviews Cardiology 2014; 11:545–53.
  • Amaki M, Savino J, Ain DL, Sanz J, Pedrizzetti G, Kulkarni H, Narula J, Sengupta PP. Diagnostic Concordance of Echocardiography and CMR-based Feature Tracking for Differentiating Constrictive Pericarditis from Restrictive Cardiomyopathy. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2014;7:819-827.
  • Agati L, Cimino S, Tonti G, Cicogna F, Petronilli V, Pedrizzetti G. Quantitative Analysis of Intraventricular Blood Flow Dynamics by Echocardiographic Particle Image Velocimetry in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction at Different Stages of Left Ventricular Dysfunction. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2014; 15:1203-1212.
  • Pedrizzetti G, Mangual J, Tonti G. On the Relationship between Global Longitudinal Strain and Ejection Fraction. J Biomech 2014; 47:746-749.



  • Hong GR, KIm M, Pedrizzetti G, Vannan MA. Current Clinical Application of Intracardiac Flow Analysis Using Echocardiography. J Cardiovascular Ultrasound 2013;21:155–162.
  • Caracciolo G, Goliasch G, Amaki M, Bansal M, Nakabo A, Haruiko A,Scott L, Lipar L, Pedrizzetti G, Narula J, Sengupta PP. Myocardial stretch in early systole is a key determinant of the synchrony of left ventricular mechanical activity in vivo. Circulation Journal 2013; 77:2526-2534.
  • Goliasch G, Goscinska-Bis K, Caracciolo G, Nakabo A, Smolka G, Pedrizzetti G, Narula J, Sengupta PP. CRT Improves Left Ventricular Filling Dynamics: Insights From Echocardiographic Particle Imaging Velocimetry. J Am Coll Cardiol Img 2013; 6:704-713.
  • Abe H, Caracciolo G, Kheradvar A, Pedrizzetti G, Khandheria BK, Narula J, Sengupta PP. Contrast echocardiography for assessing left ventricular vortex strength in heart failure: a prospective cohort study. Eur Heart J, Cardiov Imag 2013; 14:1049-1060.



  • Mangual JO, De Luca A, Toncelli L, Domenichini F, Galanti G, Pedrizzetti G. Three Dimensional Reconstruction of the Functional Strain-Line Pattern in the Left Ventricle from 3D Echocardiography. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging2012; 5:808-809.
  • Padiyath A, Gribben P, Li L, Rangamani S, Schuster A, Danford DA, Pedrizzetti G, Kutty S. Echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance based feature tracking in the assessment of myocardial mechanics in tetralogy of fallot: an intermodality comparison. Echocardiography 2012; 30:203-210.
  • Bhatti S, Al-Khalidi H, Hor K, Hakeem A, Taylor M, Quyyumi AA, Oshinski J, Pecora AL, Kereiakes D, Chung E, Pedrizzetti G, Miszalski-Jamka T, Mazur W. Assessment of Myocardial Contractile Function Using Global and Segmental Circumferential Strain following Intracoronary Stem Cell Infusion after Myocardial Infarction: MRI Feature Tracking Feasibility Study. ISRN Radiology 2012; 2013:371028 (
  • Stefani L, Pedrizzetti G, De Luca A, Mercuri R, Innocenti G, Toncelli L, Vono MCR, Pedri S, Galanti G. Assessment of left ventricle twisting in athletes with Bicuspid Aortic Valve. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research 2012; 2:575-586.
  • Pedrizzetti G, Kraigher-Krainer E, De Luca A, Caracciolo G, Mangual JO, Shah A, Toncelli L, Domenichini F, Tonti G, Galanti G, Sengupta PP, Narula J, Solomon S. Functional Strain-line Pattern in the Human Left Ventricle.Phys Rev Lett 2012; 109:048103.
  • Sengupta PP, Pedrizzetti G, Narula J. Multiplanar Visualization of Blood Flow Using Echocardiographic Particle Imaging Velocimetry. J Am Coll Cardiol Img 2012; 5:566-569.
  • Sengupta PP, Pedrizzetti G, Kilner P., Kheradvar A, Ebbers T, Frazer A, Tonti G, Narula J. Emerging Trends in CV Flow Visualization. J Am Coll Cardiol Img 2012; 5:305-316.
  • Cimino S, Pedrizzetti G, Tonti G, Canali E, Petronilli V, De Luca L, Iacoboni C, Agati L. In vivo Analysis of Intraventricular Fluid Dynamics in Healthy Hearts. European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids 2012; 35:40-46. (Special Issue: Cardiovascular Flows).



  • De Luca A, Stefani L, Pedrizzetti G, Pedri S, Galanti G. The effect of exercise training on left ventricular function in young elite athletes. Cardiovascular Ultrasound 2011; 9:27.
  • Hor KN, Baumann R, Pedrizzetti G, Tonti G, Gottliebson WM, Taylor M, Benson W, Mazur W. Magnetic Resonance Derived Myocardial Strain Assessment Using Feature Tracking. JoVE 2011; 48, doi: 10.3791/2356. (as a consultant)


  • Faludi R, Szulik M, D’hooge J, Herijgers P, Rademakers F, Pedrizzetti G, Voigt J-U. Left ventricular flow patterns in healthy subjects and patients with prosthetic mitral valves: An in vivo study using echocardiographic particle image velocimetry. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 139:1501-1510.
  • Kheradvar A, Houle H, Pedrizzetti G, Tonti G, Belcik T, Ashraf M, Lindner J, Gharib M, Sahn D. Echographic Particle Image Velocimetry: a novel technique for quantification of left ventricular blood vorticity pattern. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2010; 23:86-94.



  • Stefani L, Pedrizzetti G, De Luca A, Mercuri R, Innocenti G, Galanti G. Real-time Evaluation of Longitudinal Peak Systolic Strain (Speckle Tracking Measurement) in Left and Right Ventricles of Athletes. Cardiovascular Ultrasound 2009; 7:17.
  • Stefani L, De Luca A, Maffulli N, Mercuri R, Innocenti G, Suliman I, Toncelli L, Vono MC, Cappelli B, Pedri S, Pedrizzetti G, Galanti G. Speckle tracking for left ventricle performance in young athletes with bicuspid aortic valve and mild aortic regurgitation. Eur J Echocard 2009; 10:527-531.



  • Hong GR, Pedrizzetti G, Tonti G, Li P, Wei Z, Kim JK, Bawela A, Liu S, Chung N, Houle H, Narula J, Vannan MA. Characterization and Quantification of Vortex Flow in the Human Left Ventricle by Contrast Echocardiography Using Vector Particle Image Velocimetry. JACC Cardiov Imaging 2008; 1:705-717.
  • Stefani L, Toncelli L, Di Tante V, Vono MCR, Moretti A, Cappelli B, Pedrizzetti G, Galanti G. Supernormal functional reserve of apical segments in elite soccer players : an ultrasound speckle tracking handgrip stress study.Cardiovascular Ultrasound 2008; 6:14.



  • Stefani L, Toncelli L, Gianassi M, Manetti P, Di Tante V, Vono MCR, Moretti A, Cappelli B, Pedrizzetti G, Galanti G. Two-dimensional tracking and TDI are consistent methods for evaluating myocardial longitudinal peak strain in left and right ventricle basal segments in athletes. Cardiovascular Ultrasound 2007; 5:7.



  • Di Bello V, Santini F, Di Cori A, Pucci A, Palagi C, Delle Donne MG, Giannetti M, Talini E, Nardi C, Pedrizzetti G, Fierabracci P, Vitti P, Pinchera A, Balbarini A. Relationship between preclinical abnormalities of global and regional left ventricular function and insulin resistance in severe obesity: a Color Doppler Imaging Study. International Journal of Obesity 2006; 30:948-956.



  • Vannan MA, Pedrizzetti G, Li P, Gurudevan S, Houle H, Main J, Jackson J, Nanda N. Effect of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy on Longitudinal and Circumferential Left Ventricular Mechanics by Velocity Vector Imaging: Description and Initial Clinical Application of a Novel Method Using High-Frame Rate B-Mode Echocardiographic Images. Echocardiography 2005; 22:826-830.



  • Agati L, Tonti G, Pedrizzetti G, Magri F, Funaro S, Madonna M, Celani F, Messager T, Broillet A. Clinical application of quantitative analysis in real-time MCE. Eur J Echocardiography 2004; 45:S9-S15.
  • Agati L, Tonti G, Pedrizzetti G. Clinical Application of Quantitative Analysis in Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography. In: Contrast Echocardiography in Clinical Practice, JL Zamorano, MA Garcia-Fernandez eds. Springer 2004. ISBN 88-470-0237-0.



  • Grigioni M, Tonti G, Pedrizzetti G, Daniele C, D'Avenio G. In vitro assessment of a new algorithm for quantitative echo measurement of heart valve regurgitant jet. Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 2003; 5035:287-297.



  • Amodeo A, Grigioni M, Oppido G, Daniele C, D'Avenio G, Pedrizzetti G, Giannico S, Filippelli S, Di Donato R. The beneficial vortex and best spatial arrangement in total extracardiac cavopulmonary connection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2002; 124:471-478.



  • Tonti G, Pedrizzetti G, Trambaiolo P, Salustri A. Space and time dependency of inertial and convective contribution to the transmitral pressure drop during ventricular filling. J Am Coll Card 2001; 38:290-291.