Cardiac Surgery Unit, Lancisi Cardiovascular Center, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.
Consultant cardiac surgeon at Lancisi Cardiovascular Center.
Core interest in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, catheter-based valve interventions and open, endovascular and hybrid thoracic aortic surgery.
TAVI operator with either balloon and self-expandable devices (TAVR, mitral and aortic Valve in Valve and Valve in Ring).
Main research interests encompass minimally invasive approaches, fast recovery, minimally invasive extracorporeal circulation systems, sutureless and rapid deployment technologies, thoracic aortic surgery and cerebral protection methods and mini-mitral techniques.
Author or co-author of more than 100 papers on international journals and book chapters.