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Associate Professor Alessandro Della Corte

University of Campania Luigi Vanvitell, Naples (Italy)

Prof. Alessandro Della Corte achieved his Cardiac Surgery Specialty Degree in 2004 and PhD Degree in 2008 in Naples, Italy. He was appointed Assistant Professor in 2006 and Associate Professor in 2014. His surgical activity takes place at the Monaldi Hospital, Naples, with particular interest in open and endovascular surgery of the aorta and aortic valve. Author of >140 papers in peer-review journals; co-author of 1 monography and 3 book chapters, editor of an eBook on bicuspid aortopathy, reviewer for the most read Journals in the cardiovascular field. He is member of the EACTS Task Force on Connective Tissue Disorders, the Scientific Committee of the Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery and the Faculty of the EACTS Academy. He is running several research projects, particularly in the fields of bicuspid aortic valve and diseases of the aorta and participating in several collaborations with national and international research groups (including BAVCon, IAASSG and GenTAC Alliance).

Aorta in aortic valve disease

Event: EuroEcho-Imaging 2016

Topic: Heart valves

Session type: New ESC Guidelines


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