Stefano Rimoldi

PD Dr. Stefano Rimoldi
Head Hypertension and High Altitude Section
Department of Cardiology and Clinical Research
Universität Bern
BHH, A143
CH-3010 Bern

Phone: +41 (0) 31 632 41 50
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 632 96 54
Fax: +41 (0) 31 632 42 11
E-mail: stefano.rimoldi(at)

Key Publications of Stefano Rimoldi (up to ten) :
1)Bloch J, Duplain H, Rimoldi SF, Stuber T, Kriemler S, Allemann Y, Sartori C, Scherrer U.Prevalence and time course of acute mountain sickness in older children and adolescents after rapid ascent to 3450 meters.Pediatrics.2009;123(1):1-5. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-0200

2)Rimoldi SF, Sartori C, Seiler C, Delacrétaz E, Mattle HP, Scherrer U, Allemann Y.High-altitude exposure in patients with cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and practical recommendations.Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2010;52(6):512-24. doi:10.1016/j.pcad.2010.03.005.

3)Rexhaj E1, Garcin S, Rimoldi SF, Duplain H, Stuber T, Allemann Y, Sartori C, Scherrer U.
Reproducibility of acute mountain sickness in children and adults: a prospective study.Pediatrics.2011;127(6):e1445-8. doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-3756.

4)Rimoldi SF, Rexhaj E, Pratali L, Bailey DM, Hutter D, Faita F, Salmòn CS, Villena M, Nicod P, Allemann Y, Scherrer U, Sartori C.Systemic vascular dysfunction in patients with chronic mountain sickness.Chest.2012;141(1):139-46. doi: 10.1378/chest.11-0342.

5)Allemann Y, Stuber T, de Marchi SF, Rexhaj E, Sartori C, Scherrer U, Rimoldi SF. Pulmonary artery pressure and cardiac function in children and adolescents after rapid ascent to 3,450 m.Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol.2012;302(12):H2646-53. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00053.2012. Epub 2012 Apr 20.

6)Bailey DM, Rimoldi SF, Rexhaj E, Pratali L, Salinas Salmòn C, Villena M, McEneny J, Young IS, Nicod P, Allemann Y, Scherrer U, Sartori C.Oxidative-nitrosative stress and systemic vascular function in highlanders with and without exaggerated hypoxemia.Chest. 2013 Feb 1;143(2):444-51.

7)Scherrer U, Allemann Y, Rexhaj E, Rimoldi SF, Sartori C.Mechanisms and drug therapy of pulmonary hypertension at high altitude.High Alt Med Biol. 2013;14(2):126-33. doi: 10.1089/ham.2013.1006.

8)Pratali L, Allemann Y, Rimoldi SF, Faita F, Hutter D, Rexhaj E, Brenner R, Bailey DM, Sartori C, Salmon CS, Villena M, Scherrer U, Picano E, Sicari R.RV contractility and exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension in chronic mountain sickness: a stress echocardiographic and tissue Doppler imaging study.JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6(12):1287-97. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2013.08.007.

9)Brenner R, Pratali L, Rimoldi SF, Murillo Jauregui CX, Soria R, Rexhaj E, Salinas Salmón C, Villena M, Romero C, Sartori C, Allemann Y, Scherrer U.Exaggerated pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular dysfunction in high-altitude dwellers with patent foramen ovale.Chest. 2015;147(4):1072-9. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-1353.

Specialties of Stefano Rimoldi:
Cardiovascular diseases
High altitude
Arterial and pulmonary hypertension

Last update: 5/13/15
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