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Associate Professor Iacopo Olivotto

Careggi University Hospital (AOUC), Florence (Italy)

Trained in Florence and London, Dr. Olivotto has pursued a career in Emergency Medicine and subsequently in Cardiology at Careggi University Hospital in Florence, Italy, where he currently serves as Head of the Cardiomyopathy Unit. Over the last two decades, his main clinical and research interests have includes various aspects of cardiomyopathies, with special focus on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), ranging from clinical predictors of disease progression and outcome, arrhythmias, characterization of the end-stage phase, medical and surgical management, imaging studies of coronary flow reserve with PET, functional and prognostic relevance of magnetic resonance studies, echocardiographic screening and early HCM diagnosis, studies of pre-hypertrophic phenotype, genetic studies addressing the prevalence and characterization of HCM-causing mutations, genotype-phenotype correlations, family studies and developmental aspects of HCM.

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