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Meet the 2019 Faculty

MVSIC Course Directors

 Francesco Bedogni
Francesco Bedogni MD
Director of Cardiology and CICU, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato – Milano, Italy
Antonio Colombo
Antonio Colombo MD
Director of Interventional Cardiology at Unit Columbus Clinic Center – Milano, Italy. Cardiologist Consultant at Maria Cecilia Hospital, Cotignola IT
Dimitrios Nikas
Dimitrios Nikas MD
Interventional Cardiologist at Ioannina University Hospital – Ioannina, Greece
Bernhard Reimers
Bernhard Reimers MD
Director of Clinical and Invasive Cardiology Unit at Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano – Milano, Italy

MVSIC Scientific Committee

Federico De Marco
Federico De Marco MD, PhD
Head of Structural Heart Disease Interventions Unit, Department of Cardiology
IRCCS Policlinico San Donato – Milano, Italy
Paolo Pagnotta
Paolo Pagnotta MD
Clinical and Invasive Cardiology Unit at Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano – Milano, Italy
Damiano Regazzoli
Damiano Regazzoli MD
Clinical and Invasive Cardiology Unit at Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano – Milano, Italy
Marco L. Rossi
Marco L. Rossi MD
Interventional Cardiology Unit – Columbus Clinic Center – Milano, Italy
Luca Testa
Luca Testa MD
Department of Cardiology
IRCCS Policlinico San Donato – Milano, Italy

 Invited Speakers

Name Title Affiliation
Ottavio Alfieri MD San Raffaele Research Hospital – Heart Surgery – Milano, Italy
Marco Barbanti MD Ferrarotto Hospital – Cardiology Dept. and CICU – Catania, Italy
Antonio Bartorelli MD Monzino Heart Center – Cardiology Unit – Milano, Italy
Mario Carminati MD IRCCS Policlinico San Donato – Pediatric Cardiac Surgery – Milano, Italy
Fausto Castriota MD Humanitas Gavazzeni Hospital – Interventional and Structural Cardiology – Bergamo, Italy
Efrem Civilini MD Humanitas Research Hospital – Interventional Cardiology – Milano, Italy
Gaetano Contegiacomo MD Cath Lab Anthea Hospital, Santa Maria Hospital and Villa Lucia Hospital – Bari, Italy
Alberto Cremonesi MD Humanitas Gavazzeni Hospital – Cardiovascular Department Chief – Bergamo, Italy
Mauro De Benedictis MD Ordine Mauriziano Hospital – Cardiology Unit – Torino, Italy
Carlo Di Mario MD Careggi University Hospital – Head of Structural Interventional Cardiology – Firenze, Italy
José Diaz MD Hospital Juan Ramón Jiménez – Huelva, Spain
Giuseppe Ferrante MD Humanitas Research Hospital, Interventional Cardiology – Milano, Italy
Caterina Gandolfo MD IRCCS ISMETT-UPMC – Interventional Cardiology – Palermo, Italy
Francesco Giannini MD Maria Cecilia Hospital, Interventional Cardiology – Cotignola RA, Italy
Carmelo Grasso MD Ferrarotto Hospital – Cardiology Dept. and CICU – Catania, Italy
Micahel Haude MD Städtische Kliniken Neuss, Lukaskrankenhaus GmbH – Neuss, Germany
Andreas Holzamer MD Regensburg University Hospital – Regensburg, Germany
Richard Jabbour MD Imperial College – Interventional Cardiology – London, UK
Giovanni La Canna MD San Raffaele University Hospital – Interventional Cardiology and CathLab – Milano, Italy
Antonio Mangieri MD Maria Cecilia Hospital, Interventional Cardiology – Cotignola RA, Italy
Giulia Masiero MD S. Croce e Carle Hospital, Interventional Cardiology – Cuneo, Italy
Alessio Mattesini MD Careggi Hospital – Interventional Cardiology – Firenze, Italy
Ghada Mikhail MD Imperial College – Interventional Cardiology – London, United Kingdom
Cesar Moris MD Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Interventional Cardiology – Oviedo, Spain
Giuseppe Musumeci MD S. Croce e Carle Hospital, Interventional Cardiology – Cuneo, Italy
 Jacopo Oreglia MD Niguarda Hospital – Cardiology Unit – Milano, Italy
Vasileios Panoulas MD Imperial College – Cardiology – London, United Kingdom
Anna Sonia Petronio MD Cisanello University Hospital – Interventional Cardiology – Pisa, Italy
Michele Pighi MD University of Verona – Interventional Cardiology – Verona, Italy
Francesco Pisano MD Aosta City Hospital- Interventional Cardiology – Aosta, Italy
Patrizia Presbitero MD Humanitas Research Hospital – Cardiology Unit – Milano, Italy
Flavio Ribichini MD University of Verona – Interventional Cardiology – Verona, Italy
Neil Ruparelia MD Imperial College – Interventional Cardiology – London, united Kingdom
Francesco Saia MD S. Orsola Malpighi University Hospital – Interventional Cardiology – Bologna, Italy
Joachim Schofer MD Herz Zentrum Hamburg – Interventional Cardiology – Hamburg, Germany
Horst Sievert MD Cardiovascular Center CVC – Interventional Cardiology – Frankfurt, Germany
Miroslava Stolcova MD Careggi Hospital – Interventional Cardiology Unit – Firenze, Italy
Corrado Tamburino MD Ferrarotto Hospital – Cardiology Dept. and CICU – Catania, Italy
Lucia Torracca MD Humanitas Research Hospital – Heart Surgery – Milano, Italy
Kostantinos Toutouzas MD Ippokrateion Hospital – Athina, Greece
Carlo Trani MD A. Gemelli University Hospital – Head of CathLab – Roma, Italy

 Local Faculty

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MVSIC event

Next MVSIC event will take place in Milano on 8, 9 and 10 May 2019.

A spin-off course about Stroke Prevention was held at Policlinico San Donato on 6 and 7 March 2019

Main topics:

  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Intervention

  • Leak closure

  • Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Intervention

  • LAA Complex

  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Intervention

  • PFO Closure

  • Non Aortic ViV

The format will include:

  • Absolutely Live Live case transmission from top notch centers

  • Invited cases by the Maestros – Experts challenging case presentation

  • MVSIC’s got Talent – A competition for most interesting cases

  • Accessorize it! – Latest news from the Industry

  • MTV MVSIC Training Village – Parallel sessions in small groups to maximize interaction and learn how to treat difficult cases and manage complications.

  • AperiTAVI – A smart conversation with friends about structural heart disease and procedural complications.

Playing MVSIC together

Whether you prefer Roger Waters over Wolfgang A. Mozart or The Police over The Beatles we are pleased to invite you to join our MVSIC community!
Meet us in Milan during one of our courses in March and May 2019.

Wondering how? Here a few hints:

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Absolutely Live

Live case transmission from top notch centers

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Invited cases by the Maestros

Experts present their most challenging cases

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MVSIC’s got Talent

A real competition to find out who will be next generation Maestros

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Accessorize it!

Because you need technique but you also need tools.