MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Padova , 2003 , Padova , Italy

Residency

Pediatrics
  • University of Padova , 2008 , Padova , Italy

Fellowship

Interventional Pediatric Cardiology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2011 , Boston , MA

Graduate Degree

PhD
  • University of Padova , 2011 , Padova , Italy

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. The Burden of Radiation Exposure During Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defect. Am J Cardiol. 2021 06 15; 149:126-131. View abstract
  2. Acute and Short-Term Outcomes of Percutaneous Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in Children. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 04; 14(4):e009996. View abstract
  3. Elective Non-Urgent Balloon-Atrial Septostomy in Infants with d-Transposition of the Great Arteries Does Not Eliminate the Need for PGE1 Therapy at the Time of Arterial Switch Operation. Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Mar; 42(3):597-605. View abstract
  4. The Second Time Around: Reinterventions for Transcatheter Pulmonary Valves. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 07 13; 13(13):1541-1543. View abstract
  5. The snared wire technique for Sapien valve implantation in the pulmonary position. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 10 01; 96(4):898-903. View abstract
  6. Percutaneous intraluminal downsizing of systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunts: a novel application of the Diabolo stent technique-Case series and description of the technique. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 02 15; 95(3):471-476. View abstract
  7. Transvenous single-chamber ventricular pacemaker implantation via the left superior vena cava to a collateral of the coronary sinus in a Fontan patient. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2019 Sep; 20(9):621-622. View abstract
  8. Three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography-guided transcatheter closure of multiple mitral paravalvular leaks demonstrating real time avoidance of device-induced valve malfunction. Echocardiography. 2019 07; 36(7):1418-1420. View abstract
  9. Branch Pulmonary Artery Valve Implantation Reduces Pulmonary Regurgitation and Improves Right Ventricular Size/Function in Patients With Large Right Ventricular Outflow Tracts. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 03 26; 11(6):541-550. View abstract
  10. Successful transvenous mechanical lead extraction and stent implantation in a patient after Mustard palliation for D-transposition of great arteries and superior vena cava syndrome. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2016 Dec; 17 Suppl 2:e210-e211. View abstract
  11. Aortic stenting in the growing sheep causes aortic endothelial dysfunction but not hypertension: Clinical implications for coarctation repair. Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 Jan; 12(1):74-83. View abstract
  12. Surgery for Semilunar Valve Regurgitation During Ventricular Assist Device Support in Children. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Dec; 100(6):e135-7. View abstract
  13. Endomyocardial biopsy safety and clinical yield in pediatric myocarditis: An Italian perspective. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Mar; 87(4):762-7. View abstract
  14. Novel valve replacement with an extracellular matrix scaffold in an infant with single ventricle physiology. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 25(2):165-8. View abstract
  15. Combined Surgical and Interventional Approaches for Treating Patients with Congenital Heart Disease. J Card Surg. 2015 Sep; 30(9):719-23. View abstract
  16. Late Electrical and Mechanical Remodeling After Atrial Septal Defect Closure in Children: Surgical Versus Percutaneous Approach. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jul; 100(1):181-6. View abstract
  17. Clinical Profile and Quality of Life of Adult Patients After the Fontan Procedure. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Aug; 36(6):1261-9. View abstract
  18. Club 35 Moderated Poster session: Wednesday 3 December 2014, 09:00-16:00Location: Moderated Poster area. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Dec; 15 Suppl 2:ii9-ii12. View abstract
  19. One-and-a-half ventricle repair as a surgical alternative to Fontan revision in an adult. J Card Surg. 2014 Nov; 29(6):832-5. View abstract
  20. Surgical outcomes of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection repair: a 22-year experience. J Card Surg. 2014 Sep; 29(5):678-85. View abstract
  21. Two-dimensional, M-mode and Doppler-derived echocardiographic parameters in sedated healthy growing female sheep. Lab Anim. 2013 Jul; 47(3):194-202. View abstract
  22. A concert in the heart: bilateral Melody valve implantation in the branch pulmonary arteries. J Invasive Cardiol. 2013 Apr; 25(4):E69-71. View abstract
  23. The balloon dilation of the pulmonary valve during early repair of tetralogy of Fallot. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012 Nov 15; 80(6):915-21. View abstract
  24. Tricuspid regurgitant velocity elevation in a three-year old child with sickle cell anemia and recurrent acute chest syndromes reversed not by hydroxyurea but by bone marrow transplantation. Hematol Rep. 2011 Aug 31; 3(2):e12. View abstract
  25. Age is a risk factor for maladaptive changes of the pulmonary root in rats exposed to increased pressure loading. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2012 May-Jun; 21(3):199-205. View abstract
  26. Usefulness of fetal three-dimensional ultrasonography for detecting of congenital heart defects and associated syndromes. Pediatr Cardiol. 2011 Aug; 32(6):724-36. View abstract
  27. Transapical aortic balloon valvuloplasty in a 890-gram infant: hybrid is better! Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Jan 01; 77(1):112-4. View abstract
  28. Cardiac operations after patent ductus arteriosus stenting in duct-dependent pulmonary circulation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Aug; 90(2):605-9. View abstract
  29. Pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell disease children under 10 years of age. Br J Haematol. 2010 Sep; 150(5):601-9. View abstract
  30. Surgical re-utilization of a pulmonary valve graft after failed percutaneous treatment. J Heart Valve Dis. 2010 Mar; 19(2):260-2. View abstract
  31. Congenital heart disease in adults: an 8-year surgical experience in a medium-volume cardiac center. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2010 Mar; 11(3):175-81. View abstract
  32. Is it possible to percutaneously close an atrial septal defect in babies who weigh less than four kilograms? Report of a successful case. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2008 Sep; 9(9):929-31. View abstract
  33. Three-dimensional echocardiographic evaluation of right ventricular volume and function in pediatric patients: validation of the technique. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Aug; 20(8):921-9. View abstract
  34. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Two-dimensional and real-time three-dimensional echocardiographic fetal diagnosis of aorto-ventricular tunnel. Circulation. 2005 May 31; 111(21):e367-8. View abstract
  35. Anomalous origin of one pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta. Cardiol Young. 2005 Apr; 15(2):176-81. View abstract