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Doctor Alessandro Paoletti Perini

Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova, Florence (Italy)

Member of:

European Heart Rythm Association

Born in Florence (Italy) in 1977, he attended Medical School at the University of Florence, and graduated cum laude in 2006. He first attended the School of Cardiology and then got a PhD in Clinical Science. He worked since 2010 to 2016 in the Unit of Cardiac Arrhythmias of the University of Florence. Since January 2017 he has been working in the Cardiology & Electrophysiology Unit of the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital in Florence. His main activity is focused on the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure, both in the lab and out of the lab. He is first and second operator for device implantation and ablations; he is also involved in the post-implant management of devices, especially biventricular pacemakers and ICDs. He was co-Investigator for the MADIT-CRT, MADIT-CRT LIFR and MADIT-RIT studies. He is actively involved in clinical research and is author and co-author of several publications on international peer-reviewed journals. He is reviewer for international journals.

Myocardial scar on surface ECG: high eelvester score, but not QRS fragmentation, impairs response to cardiac resynchronization therapy.

Event: HEART FAILURE 2016

Topic: Cardiac resynchronisation therapy

Session: Rapid Fire 4 - Devices

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Left ventricular dimension, but not reverse remodeling, predict the occurrence of malignant ventricular tachyarrhythmias in CRT patients.

Event: HEART FAILURE 2016

Topic: Cardiac resynchronisation therapy

Session: Rapid Fire 4 - Devices

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Left ventricular rotational dyssynchrony before cardiac resynchronization therapy: a step forward into ventricular mechanics.

Event: HEART FAILURE 2016

Topic: Cardiac resynchronisation therapy

Session: Devices / CRT / ICD

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