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Antonio Zingarelli

  • MD
  • Cardiologist / Interventional Cardiologist
  • IRCCS San Martino University Hospital - National Cancer Research Institute
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About

1983 Scientific High School Certification with final full marks. 1988 beginning of the Fellowship within the Institute of Cardiology of Policlinico Gemelli in Rome. 1989 full marks with honours Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart in Rome presenting the thesis entitled “The Functional Assessment Criteria of Chronic Aortic Insufficiency in Bidimensional and Doppler Echocardiography”. 1989 Post-graduate School of Cardiology at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart in Rome, directed by Prof. Attilio Maseri, achieving the full marks with honours Certification in November 1993, presenting the thesis entitled “Persistent Myocardial Ischemia After Successfull Angioplasty: the role of the coronary microcirculation”. 1993, performing the national military service, activity as a military doctor within the Service of Cardiology at Marinferm Hospital in Naples. 1993 Postgraduate School of Sports Medicine at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart in Rome (Director: Prof . Paolo Zeppilli), obtaining the full marks with honours Certification in October 1997 with the thesis entitled “The Echo-Doppler Evaluation of the Proximal Aorta in Athletes with a Bicuspid Aortic Valve”. Since January 1994 so far, full-time job as cardiologist at San Martino Hospital in Genoa. During such a period: main clinical activity at the Intensive Coronary Care Unit and non-invasive instrumental laboratories of Echocardiography and Ergometry. From 1997-2000 and 2004 so far, employment in Interventional Cardiology Unit, performing haemodynamics procedures, mainly coronary angiography and angioplasty interventions. Moreover, high competence of transradial technique and achievement of advanced experience in transcatheter valvular interventions. Many training courses, including: -BLS-D provider and trainer (2001) and the ACLS-provider (2004 and 2007) according to the American Heart Association guidelines. -Cardiovascular Echography according to SIEC national directives (2003). -Interventional Cardiology and a training course in transradial invasive tecniques, both at the Clinical Physiology Institute-CNR Institute in Pisa (2004). -Training courses for transcatheter aortic valve interventions (2009) (Sapien Edwards in Leipzig/Germany, CoreValve Medtronic in Lousanne/Switzerland) Furthermore, partecipation as principal investigator or co-investigator to several national and international clinical trials, such as ExTRACT-TIMI25, IMPROVE-IT(TIMI40), MATRIX study and related substudy (RAD-MATRIX).

Recent publications

  • Bivalirudin or Heparin in Patients Undergoing Invasive Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes

    • Gargiulo G
    • Carrara G
    • Frigoli E
    • et al.
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  • Ezetimibe Added to Statin Therapy after Acute Coronary Syndromes

    • Cannon C
    • Blazing M
    • Giugliano R
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Cardiologist / Interventional Cardiologist

IRCCS San Martino University Hospital - National Cancer Research Institute

January 1994 - Present

Education

Sports Medicine

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

October 1993 - October 1997(4 years)

Cardiology

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

October 1989 - October 1993(4 years)

Medicine and Surgery

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

October 1983 - October 1989(6 years)