Editorial Board


Prof. Dr. Matthias Thielmann
Professor for Cardiac Surgery, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West-German Heart and Vascular Center Essen, University Duisburg-Essen, Hufelandstraße 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
Interests: acute coronary syndromes; cardiac biomarker research; ischemia/reperfusion injury research; cardio-protection; coronary artery bypass grafting; minimal invasive valve surgery; aortic valve surgery; mitral & tricuspid valve repair; transcatheter and endovascular techniques; outcome research; beating heart surgery

Editorial Board Members (49)

Prof. Dr. Wilbert S. Aronow
Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College, Director of Cardiology Research at Westchester Medical Center, 100 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
Interests: hypertension and geriatric cardiology
Prof. Dr. Fausto Biancari
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku, FI-20014 Turun yliopisto, Finland
Interests: cardiac surgery; thoracic surgery; vascular surgery; teaching; biostatistics
Dr. Federico Biscetti
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Fondazione PoliclinicoUniversitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro CuoreLargo F. Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: molecular and cellular mechanisms of angiogenesis and vasculogenesis; use of angiogenic growth factors for therapeutic angiogenesis and tissue regeneration; diabetes complications; genetics of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases
Dr. James Blankenship, MD MHCM MACC MSCAI
Chair, Cardiology, Geisinger Health System, 100 North Academy Avenue Danville, PA 17822, USA
Interests: coronary stent clinical trials; cardiovascular quality improvement and best practices; patient-centered outcomes
Prof. Dr. Massimo Bonacchi
Cardiac Surgery Unit - Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, Largo Brambilla, 3 50134 Firenze, Italy
Interests: cardiac surgery; mechanical assist devices; heart failure; aortic surgery
Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Bonaros
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: coronary surgery; minimally invasive valve surgery; transcatheter valve interventions; aortic disease; clinical research
Dr. Giovanni Luca Botto

ASST RHODENSE, Rho and Garbagnate Hospitals, 20024 Milan, Italy
Interests: atrial fibrillation; cardiac implantable devices; stroke prevention; antiarrhythmic drugs; sudden death prevention
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Capucci

Clinic of Cardiology, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona 60126, Italy
Interests: hypertension; cardiology; atrial fibrillation; clinical trials; metabolic syndrome; pharmaceutical development; critical care medicine; intensive care medicine; chronic heart failure; myocardial infarction
Prof. Dr. Martin Czerny
University Hospital Freiburg, Hugstetterstrasse 55, Freiburg 79106, Germany
Interests: aortic medicine; limited access valve surgery
Dr. Domenico D'amario

Dipartimento di Scienze Cardiovascolari e Toraciche, Fondazione Policlinico A. Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo A.Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: the inflammatory hypothesis of the acute coronary syndromes with a particular interest in coronary artery thrombosis; heart failure and basic/translational sciences
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