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Doctor Rocco Montone

IRCCS Foundation Agostino Gemelli University Hospital, Rome (Italy)

Interventional Cardiologist and Intensive Cardiac Care Consultant at Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome Italy. Young Investigator Award Winner ESC 2020. ESC-Acute CardioVascular Care Research Prize 2021 Finalist. Most cited paper Award Italian Society of Cardiology 2020. Clinical and Research Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge UK. PhD in Clinical Research in Cardiology. Master of Science in Intensive Cardiac Care. Skilled in Optical Coherence Tomography and Coronary Physiology Assessment. Research focused on Acute Coronary Syndromes, MINOCA, Microcirculation, Microvascular obstruction. >100 papers in peer-review Journals

The interplay between myocardial bridging and coronary spasm in patients with myocardial infarction and non-obstructive coronary arteries: pathogenic and prognostic implications

Event: ACVC 2021

Topic: Myocardial Infarction with Nonobstructive Coronary Arteries (MINOCA)

Session: ACVC Research Prize


Macrophage infiltrates in coronary plaque erosion portend a worse cardiovascular outcome in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Event: ESC Congress 2020

Topic: Pathophysiology and Mechanisms

Session: Young Investigator Award Session Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation


Brain-derived neurotrophic factor is associated with coronary macrophage infiltrates in patients with acute coronary syndrome.

Event: ESC Congress 2020

Topic: Inflammation and Immunity

Session: Coronary Artery Disease (Chronic) ePosters


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