George Cremona

Profession:
Pulmonologist
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Biography

Dr. George Cremona is the Head of the Pulmonology and Respiratory Pathophysiology Service at the Ospedale San Raffaele Clinical Research Institute in Milan. He studied at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome, where he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and specialized in respiratory diseases. Between 1991 and 1994, he studied for a doctorate at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

In the service he heads, all respiratory diseases are treated in multidisciplinary outpatient clinics designed for the treatment of severe forms of bronchial asthma, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary neoplasia and sleep apnea. Dr. Cremona provides specialized consultations in all inpatient departments of the hospital.

Dr. Cremona is a visiting professor at Vita-Salute University. Since 2000, he has been the coordinator of a comprehensive course in pulmonology for a Master’s degree program in Medicine and Surgery. He is the author of textbook chapters and scientific articles published in international journals, as well as a reviewer providing one-time services to industry journals such as the European Respiratory Journal, Journal of Applied Physiology, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care.

Education

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Degree in Medicine and Surgery – 1986

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Respiratory Diseases Specialization – 1990

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Doctorate – 1991

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Publications

He is the author of textbook chapters and scientific articles published in international journals, as well as a reviewer providing one-time services to industry journals such as the European Respiratory Journal, Journal of Applied Physiology, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care.

Latest publications

Impairment of endothelium-dependent pulmonary-artery relaxation in chronic obstructive lung disease.
New England Journal of Medicine 324, 1539-1547
dinh-xuan, a. t., higenbottam, t. w., clelland, c. a., pepke-zaba, j., cremona, g., butt, a. y., large, s. r., wells, f. c. & wallwork, j.
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Effects of inhibitors of nitric oxide release and action on vascular tone in isolated lungs of pig, sheep, dog and man.
Journal of Physiology (London) 481.1, 185-195.
cremona, g., wood, a. m., hall, l. w., bower, e. a. & higenbottam, t. w.
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The role of prostacyclin in the treatment of primary pulmonary hypertension.
American Journal of Cardiology (suppl) 74, 1C-7C.
cremona, g. & higenbottam, t.
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Exhaled nitric oxide in isolated pig lungs.
Journal of Applied Physiology 78, 59-63.
cremona, g., higenbottam, t., takao, m., hall, l. w. & bower, e. a.
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Elevated exhaled nitric oxide in patients with hepatopulmonary syndrome.
European Respiratory Journal 8, 1883-1885.
cremona, g., higenbottam, t. w., mayoral, v., alexander, g., demoncheaux, e., borland, c., roe, p. & jones, g. j.
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Nature and site of action of endogenous nitric oxide in the vasculature of isolated pig lungs
Journal of Applied Physiology 82, 23-31
cremona, g., higenbottam, t., takao, m., bower, e. a. & hall, l. w.
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Treatment of pulmonary hypertension with the continuous infusion of a prostacyclin analogue, iloprost.
Heart. 79(2):175-9.
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Minimizing the Inhaled Dose of NO With Breath-by-Breath Delivery of Spikes of Concentrated Gas.
Circulation 98: 2429-2432.
katayama, y., higenbottam, t., cremona, g., akamine, s., demoncheaux, e.a.g., smith, a.p.l. and siddons, t.e.
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High-dose heparin impairs nitric oxide pathway and vasomotion in rats.
Circulation 99: 2861-2863.
bachetti, t., pasini, e., clini, e. cremona, g. and ferrari, r.
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Hemodynamic effects of basal and stimulated release of endogenous nitric oxide in isolated human lungs.
Circulation 100:1316-1321.
cremona, g., higenbottam, t., bower, e.a. wood, a.m. and stewart, s.
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Production of endogenous nitric oxide in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and patients with cor pulmonale. Correlates with echo-doppler assessment.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 162(2 Pt 1):446-50.
clini e, cremona g, campana m, scotti c, pagani m, bianchi l, giordano a, ambrosino n.
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Pulmonary extravascular fluid accumulation in recreational climbers.
Lancet. 359:303-9.
cremona g, asnaghi r, baderna p, brunetto b, brutsaert t, cavallaro c, clark tm, cogo a, donis r, lanfranchi p, luks a, novello n, panzetta s, perini l, putnam m, spagnolatti l, wagner h and wagner p
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Alveolar derived exhaled nitric oxide is reduced in obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome.
Chest. 2007 Jul 23.1.
foresi a, leone c, olivieri d, cremona g.
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Localized organizing pneumonia: report of 21 cases.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Jun;83(6):1946-51.
melloni g, cremona g, bandiera a, arrigoni g, rizzo n, varagona r, muriana g, carretta a, ciriaco p, canneto b, zannini p.
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Mechanisms of gas exchange response to lung volume reduction surgery in severe emphysema (2011)
Journal of Applied Physiology, 110 (4), pp. 1036-1045.
cremona, g., barbara, j.a., melgosa, t., appendini, l., roca, j., casadio, c., donner, c.f., rodriguez-roisin, r., wagner, p.d.
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Are atopy and eosinophilic bronchial inflammation associated with relapsing forms of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps?
Clin Mol Allergy. 2015 Sep11;13(1):23
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