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Professor Massimo Padalino

University of Padua, Padova (Italy)

I spent the last 25 yrs of my life researching and working as surgeon of congenital heart disease, in children and adults. After getting my MD and finishing my cardiac surgery residency at the University of Padua, Italy, I have continued my training in USA as clinical fellow at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, Boston Children Hospital, MA, and Mott Children Hospital, University of Michigan, to improve surgical skills and knowledge in repair of CHD and GUCH pts. Since my coming back at the University of Padua, I got my PhD in cardiac sciences, and I have practiced as senior surgeon, developing new minimally invasive approaches, ECMO and VAD program, pulmonary valve sparing TOF repair, Fontan failing management. I have led several multicenter clinical studies and I gained experience and knowledge trials, starting professional friendships all over the world. I am an Associate Professor of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Padua, and I have Full Professor eligibility.

Tricuspid valve intervention in congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries

Event: ESC Congress 2023

Topic: Treatment

Session: Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (CCTGA): what are the treatment challenges?


The impact of dominant ventricle morphology and accessory ventricle size on clinical outcomes after Fontan procedure

Event: ESC Congress 2022

Topic: Cardiovascular Disease in Special Populations: Paediatric Cardiology

Session: Paediatric cardiology 1


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