Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Dr Gianluigi Bisleri

Dr Gianluigi Bisleri, Cardiac SurgeonUniversity Position:
Associate Professor

Current Appointment:
Attending Staff, Hotel Dieu Hospital
Attending Staff, Kingston General Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest:

Arrhythmia Surgery, Aortic Surgery, Minimally Invasive/Transcatheter and Valve Therapies





Areas of Research Interest:

Hybrid treatment of rhythm management, Aortic valve repair, Hybrid treatment of aortic disease, Biomechanical simulation for aortic disease, Novel Technologies for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Contact Information:
Department of Surgery
Division of Cardiac Surgery
Victory 3
Kingston General Hospital
76 Stuart Street
Kingston, ON    K7L 2V7

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1990-1995
B.S. (Liceo Scientifico “N. Copernico”, Brescia, Italy)

1995-2001
University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy

1998
Visiting Scholarship, Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Innsbruck Medical School, Innsbruck, Austria.

2001
Visiting Scholarship, Artificial Heart Program-Presbyterian Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

MD graduation, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy: summa cum laude

2001-2006
Residency in Cardiac Surgery, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy.

2003
Research Fellowship in Arrhythmia and Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery at Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons – Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA. 

2006
Clinical Fellow, Silesian Center for Heart Diseases, Zabrze, Poland             

Board Specialist in Cardiac Surgery, University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy: summa cum laude.

2008-2009
Senior Clinical Fellow (Associate Specialist), Essex Cardiothoracic Center, Basildon University Hospital, Basildon, UK. 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

12/2006-02/2008
Staff Surgeon, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Italy.

05/2009-12/2014
Attending Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy.

01/2015-09/2016
Attending Surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy. Co-Director of the Arrhythmia Program. Director of the Aortic Surgery Program 


LICENSE TO PRACTICE

- CANADA: CPSO registration # 110967
- ITALY: Italian Board of Physicians and Surgeons, Registration n°7146
- UK: GMC Registration n°7000467 (currently inactive)


RESEARCH ACTIVITY

- Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation: particularly aimed at the evaluation of a hybrid approach combining a minimally invasive surgical technique combined with transcatheter ablation, especially in patients with persistent AF

          *Co-Investigator, HISTORIC-AF study (international, prospective, multicenter): Hybrid Staged Operating Room and Interventional Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

          *Co-Investigator, Genetic analysis of familiar AF, Development of iPS models for atrial fibrillation

          *Co-Director, Atricure Advanced AF Course

- Hybrid treatment of rhythm management: complex laser lead extraction and PM/ICD implantation

- Aortic valve repair: in combination with aortic root surgery or as a stand-alone procedure, with the use of a novel expansible ring for aortic annulus remodeling

- Hybrid treatment of aortic disease: combining open surgical and endovascular procedures

- Biomechanical simulation for aortic disease : mechanical testing of aortic wall properties in diseased aorta.

- Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: with peculiar interest in sutureless valves in minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, minimally invasive conduits harvesting (development of a novel endoscopic retractor)

*International Principal Investigator: I-EVH study group (International Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting) , aimed at analysing the clinical outcomes following endoscopic vessels harvesting with a reusable retractor and an impedance-controlled vessel sealing system

- Pharmacological treatment of patients undergoing cardiac surgery: evaluation of novel platelet inhibitors for CABG surgery

* Italian Principal Investigator : TICAB trial (Ticagrelor for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Trial)


PATENTS

- BISLERI Endoscopic Radial Artery Retractor , US patent N°585547
- Scissor bit for endoscopy, US patent N°677386


RESEARCH GRANTS

2002-2005     Awarded from the Italian Ministry of Health: “Treatment of ischemic cardiomyopathy by means of auto-transplantation of multipotent stem cells” (Amount: ca. 500.000 Euro)

2014-2016  Awarded from the CARIPLO foundation (Italy): “iPS-derived human Cardiomyocytes: a powerful tool to investigate the cellular Dell'Era Patrizia mechanisms of genetically determined Lone AtRIal Fibrillation (CLARIFY)” (Amount: ca. 345.000 Euro)

2015-2019     Awarded from the European Union - Horizon 2020 - Marie Curie Actions: “CARDIALLY Project: Capturing and quantitative analysis of multi-scale multi-channel diagnostic data.”  (Amount: ca. 639.000 Euro)


PROFESSIONAL HONORS

• 1998       
Grant from the IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Students’ Association) for a clinical clerkship at the Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Innsbruck Medical School, Innsbruck, Austria

• 2003
Grant from the University of Padua Medical School for Research Activity in the field of Arrhythmia and Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery at the Columbia University – Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

• 2004-2008       
Appointed as the Chairman of the Junior Committee, European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery

• 2006       
New Era Cardiac Care Scholarship for Residents in Cardiothoracic Surgery


MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

• Italian Board of Physicians & Surgeons , Brescia Section

• Society of Thoracic Surgeons
• European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
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International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
• American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
• New York Academy of Sciences


SCIENTIFIC BOARDS

• European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (Chairman, Junior Committee, 2004-2010)
• European Society of Cardiology (Member, Working Group of Computers in Cardiology, 2010-)
• European Society of Cardiology (Nucleus Member, Working Group of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2014-2018)
• International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS) Program Committee (Member, 2011-)
• Aegis Cardiovascular Research Foundation, (Member, Scientific Board, 2012-)


EDITORIAL BOARDS

CardioThoracic Surgery Network – CTSNet   (Editorial Board) (2006-2009)
CardioThoracic Surgery Network – CTSNet  Resident Section   (Editorial Board, 2006-2009)
Italian Board of Physicians and Surgeons – Section of Brescia (Junior Committee Board Member, 2006-2009)
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery Journal (Editorial Board)
Central European Journal of Medicine (Section Editor – Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery)
European Journal of General Medicine (advisory editorial board)
Circulation (reviewer)
Chest (reviewer)
Annals of Thoracic Surgery (reviewer)
European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery (reviewer)
Canadian Medical Association Journal  (reviewer)
Interventional Cardiology Review Online (reviewer)
Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy (reviewer)
Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (reviewer)
Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine (reviewer)
Medical Science Monitor (reviewer)
The Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery (reviewer)
The Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal (Editorial Board)
Archives of Medical Science (reviewer)
Journal of Clinical Rehabilitative Tissue Engineering Research (reviewer)
Journal of Chinese Clinical Medicine (reviewer)


PUBLICATION LIST

An updated list of peer-reviewed, full-text publications by Dr. Bisleri is available at the following links:

Pubmed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=bisleri+g 

Scopus: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=6602860790


MEETING PRESENTATIONS

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Bisleri, Di Bacco, Turturiello, Mazzoletti, Giroletti, Repossini, Muneretto

Improved Outcomes Of Total Arterial Myocardial Revascularization In Elderly Patients At Long-Term Follow-Up: A Propensity-Match Analysis
Accepted for presentation at the STS 2016 meeting, Phoenix, AZ, USA

• Repossini A, Bruno Passaretti, Lorenzo Di Bacco, Claudio Muneretto, Flavia Nicoli, Gianluigi Bisleri, Vincenzo Arena, Christina Schäfer, Benjamin Claus, and Herko Grubitzsch.
Long Term Durability and Haemodynamic Performance of Freedom Solo Stentless Valve        for Aortic Valve Replacement: A European, Multicenter Experience
Presented at the AHA 2015 Meeting, Orlando, Florida

• A. Repossini; L. Di Bacco; G. Bisleri; C. Muneretto
Ten years follow-up after minimally invasive left anterior descending revascularization
Presented at the EACTS 2015 meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands

• C. Muneretto, G. Bisleri, F. Rosati, L. Di Bacco, L. Bontempi, M. Cerini, A. Curnis
Epicardial, Biatrial Ablation with Integrated Uni-Bipolar Radiofrequency Technology in           Patients with Stand-Alone Persistent-Long Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: Mid-         Term Rhythm Outcome
Presented at the EACTS 2015 meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands

• Muneretto C, Alfieri O, Cesana BM, Bisleri G, De Bonis M, Di Bartolomeo R, Savini C, Folesani G, Di Bacco L, Rambaldini M, Maureira JP, Laborde F, Tespili M, Repossini A, Folliguet T.  
Does Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Improve Outcomes Compared To Surgery       in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis and Renal Dysfunction? A Propensity Matched   Study
Presented at the EACTS 2015 meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands

• C. Muneretto, G. Bisleri, L. Di Bacco, A. Repossini, M. Tespili
Long term follow-up following total arterial versus conventional and hybrid myocardial       revascularisation: a propensity-match analysis
Presented at the ESC 2015 meeting, London, UK

• C. Muneretto, G. Bisleri, GL. Polvani, A. Curnis, F. Rosati, E. Merati, G. Fassini, M. Moltrasio, C. Tondo, R. Krakor
The Historic - AF Trial: European, prospective multicenter study of hybrid thoracoscopic       and transcatheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation
Presented at the EHRA 2015 meeting, Milan, Italy

• C. Muneretto, G. Bisleri, F. Rosati, L. Di Bacco, L. Bontempi, M. Cerini, A. Curnis
Excellent outcomes at long term follow-up following minimally invasive surgical ablation        for stand-alone atrial fibrillation
Presented at the EHRA 2015 meeting, Milan, Italy

• C Muneretto, G Bisleri, F Rosati, E Gorga, A Curnis, E Chiari
Successful endoscopic surgical ablation in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation is           associated with recovery of atrial transport function
Presented at the EHRA 2015 meeting, Milan, Italy

• Bisleri G, Giroletti L, Hrapkowicz T, Bertuletti M, Zembala M, Arieti M, Muneretto C
Five Years Clinical Outcome Of Endoscopic Versus Open Radial Artery Harvesting: A       Propensity-Score Analysis
Presented at the AATS 2015 meeting, Seattle, WA, USA

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Polvani G, Curnis A, Bontempi L, Rosati F, Merati E, Fassini G, Moltrasio M, Tondo C, Krakor R
European Prospective Multicenter Study of Hybrid Thoracoscopic and Transcatheter Ablation of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: The Historic - AF Trial
Presented at the AATS 2015 meeting, Seattle, WA, USA

• Muneretto C, Alfieri O, Cesana BM, Bisleri G, De Bonis M, Di Bartolomeo R, Savini C, Folesani G, Di Bacco L, Rambaldini M, Maureira JP, Laborde F, Tespili M, Repossini A, Folliguet T.
A Multicenter Propensity-score Analysis of 991 Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis and       Intermediate-high Risk Profile: Conventional Surgery versus Sutureless Valves versus            TAVR
Presented at the AATS 2015 meeting, Seattle, WA, USA

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Muneretto C, Giroletti L, Di Bacco L, Repossini A, Bisleri G.
Antegrade Versus Retrograde Arterial Cannulation In Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve        Replacement: A Propensity-score Analysis Of Early Outcomes 
Accepted for presentation at the ISMICS 2015 Meeting

• Bisleri G, Rosati F, Chiari E, Gorga E, Muneretto C
Successful Endoscopic Surgical Ablation in Patients with Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Is       Associated With Recovery of Atrial Transport Function
Accepted for presentation at the ISMICS 2015 Meeting

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Bisleri G, Giroletti L, Rosati F, Guarneri B, Muneretto C
Neurological Sequelae at the Harvest Site Following Endoscopic Radial Artery              Harvesting
Accepted for presentation at the ISMICS 2015 Meeting

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Bisleri G, Rosati F, Di Bacco L, Curnis A, Muneretto C
Minimally Invasive surgical ablation for stand-alone atrial fibrillation is associated with         excellent outcomes at long term follow-up
Accepted for presentation at the 2015 Meeting of the European Arrhythmia Cardiac Society

• Bisleri G, Rosati F, Gorga E, Muneretto C, Chiari E
Recovery of Atrial Transport Function Following Successful Endoscopic Surgical                    Ablation in Patients with Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
Accepted for presentation at the 2015 Meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society

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Bisleri G, Giroletti L, Hrapkowicz T, Nozyski J, Zembala M, Muneretto C
Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting Combining a Reusable Retractor With a                     Nanoscale-controlled Radiofrequency Vessel Sealing System: Early Histological                   Analysis and Late Clinical Outcomes
Accepted for presentation at the ISMICS 2014 Meeting

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Bisleri G, Giroletti L, Hrapkowicz T, Nozyski J, Zembala M, Muneretto C
Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting Combining a Reusable Retractor With a                     Nanoscale-controlled Radiofrequency Vessel Sealing System: Early Histological                     Analysis and Late Clinical Outcomes
Accepted for presentation at the ISMICS 2014 Meeting

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Muneretto C, Giroletti L, Repossini A, Bisleri G
Safety and efficacy of Routinary Retrograde Arterial Flow Via Femoral Artery During               Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Accepted for presentation at the ISMICS 2014 Meeting

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Bisleri G, Rosati F, Chiari E, Dalla Pina P, Muneretto C
Successful Endoscopic Surgical Ablation in Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Is Associated            With Improved Atrial Function at Short Term Follow-up
Accepted for presentation at the ISMICS 2014 Meeting

• Bisleri G,
Bagozzi L, Muneretto C.
Clinical Application Of Genetic Testing In Patients With Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Accepted for presentation at the AATS 2014 Aortic Surgery Symposium, April 24-25 2014, New        York, USA

• Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Rosati F, Bontempi L, Curnis A.
MID-LONG TERM RESULTS OF HYBRID SURGICAL - ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL APPROACH IN PATIENTS WITH PERSISTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
Accepted for presentation at the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society Meeting 2014, March            23-25, Munich, Germany

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Rosati F, Curnis A, Krakor R.
PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM THE HISTORIC-AF TRIAL : A EUROPEAN, PROSPECTIVE MULTICENTER STUDY
50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Thoracic Surgeons, January 25-29 2014, Orlando, Florida 

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Moggi A, Di Bacco L, Repossini A, Tespili M, Rambaldini M
Treating the Patients in the "Grey-zone" with Aortic Valve Disease: A Comparison                   Among Conventional Surgery, Sutureless Valves and TAVR
50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Thoracic Surgeons, January 25-29 2014, Orlando, Florida 

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Bisleri G, Di Bacco L, Negri A, Muneretto C
TOTAL ARTERIAL GRAFTING IS ASSOCIATED WITH IMPROVED CLINICAL OUTCOMES COMPARED TO CONVENTIONAL MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION AT 10-YEAR FOLLOW-UP
27th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, October 6-9 2013,       Vienna, Austria

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Bagozzi L, Repossini A, Berlinghieri N, Chiari E
RESULTS OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE, VIDEO-ASSISTED MITRAL VALVE REPAIR IN ADVANCED  BARLOW'S DISEASE WITH BILEAFLET PROLAPSE
27th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, October 6-9 2013, Vienna, Austria

• Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Rosati F, Bontempi L, Curnis A
Left atrial radiofrequency isolation for surgical treatment of persistent AF: the value of            entrance block as procedural end-point on mid-term rhythm outcome
ESC Congress 2013, 31 Aug - 04 Sep 2013 , Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Bisleri G, Muneretto C
Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting: a Versatile Technique Without CO2 Insufflation             and Combining a Reusable Retractor With Different Vessel Sealing Systems
2013 ISMICS Annual Meeting, June 2013, Prague, Czech Republic

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Bisleri G, Giroletti L, Guarneri B, Cheema FH, Muneretto C
Early and Mid-Term Outcomes of Endoscopic versus Open Radial Artery Harvesting: a           Case-Match Study
2013 ISMICS Annual Meeting, June 2013, Prague, Czech Republic

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Rosati F, Bontempi L, Curnis A
The Double-Isolation Procedure Provides Superior Outcomes than the Box Lesion Set in        Patients with Persistent AF
2013 ISMICS Annual Meeting, June 2013, Prague, Czech Republic

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Rosati F, Bontempi L, Curnis A
The hybrid thoracoscopic-transcatheter approach is associated with incremental         benefits at mid-term in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation
EHRA EUROPACE 2013, 23 - 26 Jun 2013 , Athens, Greece

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Bontempi G, Rosati F, Curnis A
Hybrid approach for the treatment of long standing persistent AF: electrophysiogical findings and clinical results
26th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, October 27-31 October 2012, Barcelona, Spain

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Bontempi L, Curnis A.
Staged Hybrid Surgical-EP Ablation for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiostim 2012 - 18th World Congress of Cardiac Electrophysiology & Cardiac Techniques, June 13-16 2012, Nice, France

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Benzoni P, Bisleri G, De Luca, A, Crescini E, Barbuti A, Baruscotti M, Muneretto C, Richaud Y, Raya A, Dell’Era P.
iPS technology as a tool to investigate atrial fibrilllation
Frontiers in Cardiac and Vascular Regeneration, May 30 - June 2, 2012, Trieste, Italy 

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Bisleri G, Hrapkowicz T, Giroletti L, Zembala M, Muneretto C
Endoscopic radial artery harvesting: intraoperative, functional assessment and mid-    term results
Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, May        30 - June 2, 2012, Los Angeles, USA

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Bisleri G, Bordonali T, Vizzardi E, Berlinghieri N, Cheema FH, Muneretto C,
Successful Surgical Ablation Of Lone-Standing, Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Improves            Left Atrial Transport Function
Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, May        30 - June 2, 2012, Los Angeles, USA

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Cheema FH, Pervez MB, Mahmood M, Younus MJ, Munir MB, Bisleri G, Barili G, Ayala IL, Ad N, Cox JL, Roberts HR, Jr.
Does Cryomaze Injure The Circumflex Artery? A Preliminary Search For Occult Post-  Procedure Stenoses
Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, May        30 - June 2, 2012, Los Angeles, USA

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Bontempi L, Curnis A.
Durable Staged Hybrid Ablation With Thoracoscopic and Percutaneous Approach for             Treatment of Long Standing Atrial Fibrillation: Results at 30 Month Assessed With        Continuous Monitoring
92nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, April 28-May 2, 2012,          San Francisco, USA

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Bisleri G, Moggi A, Repossini A, Cheema FH, Muneretto C
Early and Late Outcome following aortic valve replacement in a population of extremely          high-risk, elderly patients
Valves in the heart of the big apple VII, April 12-14 2012, New York, USA

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Bontempi L, Curnis A. Successful treatment of lone persistent AF by means of a hybrid thoracoscopic-transcatheter approach
Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, June       8-11 2011, Washington D.C., USA

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Bisleri G, Curnis A, Bontempi L, Cheema FH, Muneretto C.
Successful treatment of lone persistent AF by means of a hybrid thoracoscopic-           transcatheter approach
60th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 20-22,            2011, Moscow, Russia

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Bisleri G, Moggi A, Cosciani S, Antonelli A, Cheema FH, Muneretto C
A novel surgical perfusional technique for the treatment of renal cancer extending into           the heart  
60th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 20-22, 2011, Moscow, Russia

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Muneretto C, Cheema FH, Bisleri G
An innovative hybrid strategy for extensive treatment of acute De-Bakey type I aortic   dissection.
60th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 20-22,            2011, Moscow, Russia

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Tononi L, Bisleri G, Cheema FH, Siddiqui O, Maqbool B, Moggi A, Bordonali T, Repossini A, Muneretto C.
Reduced Inflammatory response with a novel cardiopulmonary bypass circuit: a           prospective randomized evaluation
Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (American Heart Association) Scientific Sessions   2011, May 12-14 2011, Washington D.C., USA

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Bisleri G, Moggi A, Curnis A, Bontempi L, Muneretto C.
Trattamento chirurgico endoscopico della fibrillazione atriale
19mo Corso di Aggiornamento in Cardiologia, Aprile 19-22, 2011, Bormio, Italy

• Muneretto C,
Bisleri G, Bontempi L, Curnis A.
Hybrid treatment of lone persistent AF: a safe and effective therapeutic option
7th Annual Congress of the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society, April 10-12, 2011, Paris,   France

• Bisleri G
, Curnis A, Bontempi L, Muneretto C. 
Hybrid treatment of lone persistent AF: a safe and effective therapeutic option 7th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, March 24-27, 2011, Antalya, Turkey

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Muneretto C, Calza S, Bisleri G. Logistic Euroscore should not be used to select patients for TAVI: the clinical outcome of high-risk elderly patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement
7th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, March 24-27,          2011, Antalya, Turkey

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Bisleri G, Curnis A, Bontempi L, Muneretto C.
Hybrid treatment of lone persistent AF: a safe and effective therapeutic option
CardioRhythm 2011, February 25-27 2011, Hong Kong

• Bisleri G, Curnis A, Bontempi L, Muneretto C. Hybrid treatment of lone persistent AF: a safe and effective therapeutic option
14th International Symposium on Progress in Clinical Pacing, November 30- December 3,     2010, Rome, Italy

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Tononi L, Bisleri G, Moggi A, Bordonali T, Repossini A, Muneretto C. Reduced inflammatory response with a novel cardiopulmonary bypass circuit: a prospective evaluation
59th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, April  15-18 2010, Izmir, Turkey

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Bisleri G, Curnis A, Moggi A, Repossini A, Muneretto C.Transabdominal approach for arrhythmia surgery in long-standing isolated atrial fibrillation
59th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, April  15-18 2010, Izmir, Turkey

• Repossini A, Chiari E, Vizzardi E, Antonioli E, Caretta G, Rambaldini M, Bisleri G, Muneretto C Rest and Exercise Hemodynamic performance of the sorin supraanular stentless          pericardial bioprosthesis following aortic valve replacement.
59th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, April  15-18 2010, Izmir, Turkey

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Repossini A, Bisleri G, Moggi A, Costetti A, Chiari E, Berlinghieri N, Muneretto C. Minimally Invasive Valve Repair in Barlow Mitral Regurgitation
59th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, April  15-18 2010, Izmir, Turkey

• Repossini A, Bisleri G, Moggi A, Costetti A, Chiari E, Manzato A, Muneretto C. High risk aortic valve replacement: is risk really high?
59th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, April 15-18   2010, Izmir, Turkey

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Bisleri G, Berlinghieri N, Piccoli P, Mangili S, Manzato A, Muneretto C
Surgical treatment of lone atrial fibrillation: clinical results and and echocardiografic evaluation of atrial function following ablation 
57th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, April 24-26 2008, Barcelona, Spain

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Piccoli P, Bisleri G, Invernici G, Madeddu P, Fascio U, Alessandri G, Parati E, Muneretto C
Human adult skeletal muscle stem cells differentiate into cardiomyocite and improve LV function in an ischemic injury model
57th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, April 24-26 2008, Barcelona, Spain

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Bisleri G, Piccoli P, Moggi A, Muneretto C
No-touch aorta technique improves outcomes of CABG surgery in elderly patients
57th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, April 24-26 2008, Barcelona, Spain

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Piccoli P, Manzato A, Bottio T
The Present and The Future In Aortic Valve Management: On-pump Awake Aortic Valve Surgery
21st Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, September 15-19  2007, Geneva Switzerland

• Bisleri G, Hrapkowicz T, Nozynski J, Muneretto C, Zembala M
Feasibility and Safety of Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting with A Novel Vessel Sealing System
10th  Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, June 6-9 2007, Rome, Italy

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Muneretto C, Negri A, Bottio T, Bisleri G, Piccoli P, Manzato A
Awake Surgery with Epidural Anesthesia Reduces Morbidity and Mortality in High Risk Heart Valve Patients
10th  Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, June 6-9 2007, Rome, Italy

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Muneretto C, Manzato A, Bottio T, Negri A, Piccoli P, Bisleri G
Full Endoscopic Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation : Techinques and Results
10th  Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, June 6-9 2007, Rome, Italy

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Bisleri G, Manzato A, Bottio T, Piccoli P, Muneretto C
Full Endoscopic Treatment of Lone AF in an Awake Patient with Epidural Anesthesia
10th  Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, June 6-9 2007, Rome, Italy

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Bisleri G, Hrapkowicz T, Nozynski J, Zembala M
Feasibility and Safety Of Endoscopic Radial Harvesting With a Novel Vessel Sealing System
56th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 17-20 2007, Venice, Italy

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Piccoli P, Bottio T, Bisleri G, Negri A,  Manzato A, Muneretto C
High Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia Reduces Morbidity and Mortality in High Risk Heart Valve Patients
56th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 17-20 2007, Venice, Italy

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Bisleri G, Manzato A, Bottio T, Negri A, Piccoli P, Muneretto C
Full Endoscopic Surgical Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation: Techniques and Results
56th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 17-20 2007, Venice, Italy

• Muneretto C, Negri A, Bottio T, Bisleri G, Piccoli P, Redolfi A, Manzato A
Heart Valve Surgery In a Very High Risk Population: A Preliminary Experience In Awake Patients
23rd Congress of The Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery, December 02-05, 2006, Rome, Italy

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Bisleri G, Hrapkowicz T, Nozynski J, Zembala M, Muneretto C
Endoscopic Radial Harvesting With A Novel Nanoscale Controlled Bipolar Radiofrequency Device 23rd Congress of The Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery, December 02-05, 2006, Rome, Italy

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Bisleri G
Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting: A Simplified Technique Combining A Resterilizable Retractor with Different Vessel Sealing Systems. (VIDEO)
23rd Congress of The Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery, December 02-05, 2006, Rome, Italy

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Bisleri G, Manzato A, Muneretto C.
Totally Endoscopic Surgical Treatment of Lone Atrial Fibrillation: mid-term results
23rd Congress of The Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery, December 02-05, 2006, Rome, Italy

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Bisleri G, Hrapkowicz T, Nozynski J, Zembala M, Muneretto C
Endoscopic Radial Harvesting With A Novel Nanoscale Controlled Bipolar Radiofrequency Device
72nd Annual International Congress of the American College of Chest Physicians, October 21-25 2006, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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Hrapkowicz T, Bisleri G, Przybylski R, Farmas A, Pacholewicz J, Zych B, Kubacki K, Zembala M
Does Total Occlusion Of The Left Anterior Descending Artery Affect Early Outcome And Patency Rate Following Minimally Invasive Coronary Surgery?
72nd Annual International Congress of the American College of Chest Physicians, October 21-25 2006, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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Bisleri G, Gambarotti M, Benetti A, Kaplan S, Muneretto C
Versatility of a Radiofrequency Bipolar Ablation System as A Unipolar Device
55th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 11-14 2006, St. Petersburg, Russia

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Piccoli P, Bottio T, Negri A, Bisleri G, Muzzi L, Muneretto C
Heart Valve Surgery in Very High Risk Population: a Preliminary Experience in Awake Patients
55th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 11-14 2006, St. Petersburg, Russia

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Bisleri G, Piccoli P, Negri A, Bottio T, Muzzi L, Muneretto C
Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting : a Simplified Technique Combining a Resterilizable Retractor With Different Vessel Sealing Systems
55th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 11-14 2006, St. Petersburg, Russia

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Bisleri G, Gambarotti M, Benetti A, Piccoli P, Kaplan S, Bottio T, Muneretto C
Versatility of A Radiofrequency Bipolar Ablation System As a Unipolar Device
9th New Era Cardiac Care : Innovation & Technology, January 6-8 2006, Newport Beach, CA, USA 

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Bisleri G, Bottio T, Negri A, Piccoli P, Muneretto C
Preservation of the Left Atrial Appendage During Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation Does Not Increase The Incidence Of Thromboembolic Events
9th New Era Cardiac Care : Innovation & Technology, January 6-8 2006, Newport Beach, CA, USA 

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Bisleri G, Piccoli P, Negri A, Bottio T, Muneretto C
Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting: A Simplified Technique Combining A Resterilizable Retractor With Different Vessel Sealing Systems
9th New Era Cardiac Care : Innovation & Technology, January 6-8 2006, Newport Beach, CA, USA 

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Bisleri G, Bottio T, Negri A, Manfredi J, Gavezzoli D, Muneretto C
Totally Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation
54th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 18-22 2005, Athens, Greece

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Kaplan S, Bisleri G, Morgan JA, Cobanoglu A, Oz MC
Magnesium sulfate reduces odulation of Adhesion Molecules Expression And Nitric Oxide Synthesis Following Administration Of Magnesium Sulfate In An Experimental Model Of Spinal Cord Injury
54th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 18-22 2005, Athens, Greece

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Kaplan S, Bisleri G, Morgan JA, Akman HO, Cobanoglu A, Oz MC
Minimally Invasive Saphenous Vein Harvesting Preserves Endothelial Cell Function in Human Saphenous Vein Grafts
54th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 18-22 2005, Athens, Greece

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Kaplan S, Bisleri G, Morgan JA, Akman HO, Kilinc K, Cobanoglu A, Oz MC
Preserved Endothelial Cell Integrity and Nitric Oxide Syntheses Following Endoscopic Harvesting Technique of Saphenous Vein Grafts
54th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 18-22 2005, Athens, Greece

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Bottio T, Bisleri G, Muneretto C, Basso C, Thiene G
St.Jude Medical-Biocor Porcine Prosthesis, A New Design Tissue Valve for an Extended Durability in Mitral Position: The Pathologist Point of View
54th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 18-22 2005, Athens, Greece

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ottio T, Bisleri G,  Valente M, Thiene G
Commissural Dehiscence: a Not so Rare Cause of Porcine Valve Structural Deterioration
Third Biennial Meeting of The Society for Heart Valve Disease June 17, 2005-June 20, 2005
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Bottio T, Manfredi J, Negri A, Gavezzoli D, Manzato A
Feasibility Of An innovative Thoracoscopic Surgical Treatment Of Lone Atrial Fibrillation
65th National Meeting of the Italian Society of Cardiologists, December 2004, Rome, Italy

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Muneretto C, Manzato A, Negri A, Manfredi J, Gavezzoli D, Bisleri G, Bottio T
Cardiac Surgery In Awake Patients Without General Anesthesia: Is It Feasible And Useful
22nd National Meeting of the Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery, November 2004, Bologna.

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J, Gavezzoli D
Beneficial Effects Of Total Arterial Grafting In Diabetic Patients Undergoing Coronary Surgery
22nd National Meeting of the Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery, November 2004, Bologna.

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Bottio T, Manfredi J, Negri A, Gavezzoli D
La Cardiochirurgia nella donna
Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Cardiologia Ospedaliera Accreditata, Maggio 2004, Sirmione (BS).

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J, Gavezzoli D, Metra M, Nodari S, DeiCas L
Improved Graft Patency Rates And Mid-term Outcome Of Diabetic Patients Undergoing Total Arterial Myocardial Revascularization
3rd EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting,  September 12, 2004 , Leipzig, Germany

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Bisleri G, Bottio T, Manfredi J, Negri A, Gavezzoli D, Manzato A, Muneretto C
Feasibility Of An innovative Thoracoscopic Surgical Treatment Of Lone Atrial Fibrillation
53rd International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, June 2004, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J, Gavezzoli D, Muneretto C
Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion During Surgical Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation : Is It A Real Advantage?
53rd International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, June 2004, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J, Gavezzoli D
Beneficial Effects Of Total Arterial Grafting In Diabetic Patients Undergoing Coronary Surgery
53rd International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, June 2004, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Kaplan S, Bisleri G, Morgan JA, Cheema FH, Vigilance DW, Liao H, Pinsky DJ,  Oz MC
Resveratrol, A Natural Antioxidant Agent Present In Wine, Reduces Proinflammatory Cytokine Expression In A Mouse Lung Ischemia-repefursion Model
53rd International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, June 2004, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Kaplan S, Bisleri G, Morgan JA, Cheema FH, Vigilance DW, Liao H, Pinsky DJ,  Oz MC.
Adhesion Molecule Expression And Nitric Oxide Production In An Experimental Lung Ischemia-reperfusion Model: Beneficial Effects Of Resveratrol
53rd International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, June 2004, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Kaplan S, Sayin OA, Bisleri G, Morgan JA, Cheema FH, Akman HO, Ibrahimiye AN, Oz MC
Resveratrol Reduces Ischemia-reperfusion Induced Spinal Cord Injury: An Experimental Model In Rabbits
53rd International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, June 2004, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J
Clinical Results Of The Vacuum-Assisted Closure Device In The Treatment Of Sternal Wound Complications
International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery Meeting, March 2004, Hawaii, USA

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J
Short Term Delayed Surgical Repair In Acute Traumatic Rupture Of The Thoracic Aorta
International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery Meeting, March 2004, Hawaii, USA

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Alessandri G, Negri A, Manfredi J, Piccoli P, Redolfi A, Caruso A
Human skeletal muscle–derived stem cells for myocardial regeneration : development of a new cell culture technique
10th Cardiothoracic Technology and Techniques Meeting, March 2004, Miami Beach, FL , USA

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J, Tarzia E, Nodari I
Total arterial myocardial revascularization with composite grafts: is the LITA   inflow alone safe for multivessel grafting?
10th Cardiothoracic Technology and Techniques Meeting, March 2004, Miami Beach, FL , USA

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Kaplan S, Sayin OA, Cheema FH, Morgan JA, Bisleri G, Liao H, Oz MC
Membrane stabilization in harvested vein graft storage: effects of resveratrol on adhesion molecule expression and nitric oxide synthesis
Asian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, 2004, Istanbul, Turkey

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Muneretto C, Negri A, Manfredi J, Carone E, Bisleri G, Metra M, DeiCas L, Morgan JA
Safety of the single LITA inflow for multivessel grafting with composite arterial grafting
64th National Congress of the Italian Society of Cardiology, December 6-10 2003, Rome, Italy

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Muneretto C, Negri A, Manfredi J, Bisleri G, Metra M, Nodari S, DeiCas L.
Uso dell’arteria radiale come graft di prima scelta nella rivascolarizzazione miocardica  dell’anziano: valutazione prospettica randomizzata
64th National Congress of the Italian Society of Cardiology, December 6-10 2003, Rome, Italy

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Muneretto C, Manfredi J, Negri A, Carone E, Bisleri G, Tarzia V, Metra M, DeiCas L
Are composite arterial grafts able to provide adeguate blood flow in full arterial  revascularization? A transit time flow study
2nd Joint Meeting of EACTS/ESTS, October 15-17 2003, Vienna, Austria

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Muneretto C, Carone E, Negri A, Manfredi J, Bisleri G, Tarzia V
Total Arterial Revascularization in the Elderly: Randomised Comparison Between OPCAB vs ONPUMP Surgery
International Meeting on Arterial Conduits for Myocardial Revascularization, June 19-21 2003, Rome, Italy

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Bisleri G, Tisi G, Negri A, Manfredi J, Muneretto C
Different perfusional options for surgery of the thoracic aorta with the BICIRCUIT system
52nd International Meeting of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, November 7-10  2003, Istanbul, Turkey

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Alessandri G, Bisleri G, Baronio M, Bozzo L, Negri A, Manfredi J, Caruso A, Muneretto C
Human skeletal muscle–derived stem cells for myocardial regeneration : development of a new cell culture technique
52nd International Meeting of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, November 7-10  2003, Istanbul, Turkey

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J
OPCAB versus ON-PUMP surgery for elderly patients undergoing total arterial myocardial revascularization
52nd International Meeting of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, November 7-10  2003, Istanbul, Turkey

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J
Total arterial myocardial revascularization with composite grafts: is the LITA inflow alone safe for multivessel grafting?
52nd International Meeting of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, November 7-10  2003, Istanbul, Turkey

• Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Manfredi J, Negri A
Treatment of sternal wound complications with the vacuum assisted closure device
9th Cardiothoracic Technology and Techniques Meeting, March 19-22 2003, Miami Beach, FL , USA

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J
Is total arterial off-pump coronary surgery the best strategy in elderly patients?
9th Cardiothoracic Technology and Techniques Meeting, March 19-22 2003, Miami Beach, FL , USA

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Muneretto C, Negri A, Bisleri G, Manfredi J, Metra M, Nodari S, Dei Cas L
LITA-Radial artery composite grafts as the technique of choice for myocardial revascularization in the elderly: a prospective randomized evaluation
83rd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, May 4-7 2003, Boston, MA, USA

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Muneretto C, Negri A, Bisleri G, Manfredi J, Terrini A
Confronto tra arteria mammaria interna destra ed arteria radiale nella rivascolarizzazione totalmente arteriosa con grafts compositi
National Meeting of the Italian Society for Cardiology; December 15-18 2002 , Rome, Italy

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C Muneretto, G Bisleri, A Negri, J Manfredi, A Terrini
Total arterial myocardial revascularization with composite grafts improves results of coronary surgery in the elderly
American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 2002, Chicago, IL, USA

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G Bisleri, G Tisi, A Negri, A Terrini, J Manfredi, C Muneretto
Different perfusional techniques for surgery of the thoracic aorta with the Bicircuit system
21st Meeting of the Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery; November 23-27 2002, Rome, Italy. 

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J Manfredi, A Terrini, G Bisleri, A Negri, C Muneretto
Treatment of sternal wound complications after cardiac surgery with the Vacuum Assisted Closure Device
21st Meeting of the Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery; November 23-27 2002, Rome, Italy 

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C Muneretto, G Bisleri, A Terrini, A Negri, J Manfredi
Use of the Right Internal Thoracic Artery versus the Radial Artery for total arterial myocardial revascularization with composite grafts: a prospective study
21st Meeting of the Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery; November 23-27 2002, Rome, Italy 

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C Muneretto, G Bisleri, A Negri, J Manfredi, A Terrini
Should the OPCAB technique be preferred in total arterial myocardial revascularization with composite grafts?
21st Meeting of the Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery; November 23-27 2002, Rome, Italy 

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G Tisi, G Bisleri, A Negri, A Terrini, J Manfredi, C Muneretto
Differenti opzioni di perfusione in pazienti sottoposti a chirurgia dell’aorta toracica mediante impiego del Bicircuito
7th National Meeting of the Italian Society of Perfusionists; October 2-6 2002, Acireale, Italy

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C Muneretto, G Alessandri, G Bisleri, A Negri, J Manfredi, A Terrini, A Caruso
The Human Aortic Endothelium as the ideal source for cardiac valve engineered   prostheses.
Cardiac BioInterventions 2002; October 4-5 2002, San Francisco, California, USA. 

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G Alessandri, G Bisleri, M Baronio, L Bozzo, A Negri, A Caruso, C Muneretto
Development of a new technique to culture skeletal muscle derived stem cells for myocardial regeneration
Cardiac BioInterventions 2002; October 4-5 2002, San Francisco, California, USA

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Terrini A, Manfredi J
Total arterial myocardial revascularization with composite grafts : should the   OPCAB technique be the procedure of choice?
49th Southern Thoracic Surgical Association Annual Meeting; November 7-9   2002, Miami Beach, FL, USA

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C Muneretto, A Negri, G Bisleri, A Terrini, J Manfredi, G Rodella, S ElQarra
Is total arterial myocardial revascularization with composite grafts a safe and useful procedure in the elderly?
16th EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting ; September 22-25 2002, Montecarlo, Monaco

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Bisleri G, Muneretto C, Negri A, Manfredi J, Terrini A, Rodella G, ElQarra S
Total arterial OPCAB in the Elderly: Short-Term Outcome
5th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery; June 21-24 2002, New York, NY, USA

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Manfredi J, Bisleri G, Negri A, Terrini A, Rodella G, Turati L, Muneretto C
T
he Vacuum Assisted Closure Device: a new technique in the treatment of sternal wounds complications following cardiac surgery
51st International Congress of European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery; June 2002, Helsinki, Finland 

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Terrini A, Negri A, Bisleri G, Manfredi J, Rodella G, ElQarra S, Muneretto C
Total arterial myocardial  revascularization with composite grafts : is the OPCAB technique feasible?
51st International Congress of European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery; June 2002, Helsinki, Finland 

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Muneretto C, Bisleri G, Negri A, Manfredi J, Terrini A, Rodella G, ElQarra S, Turati L
Valutazione prospettica randomizzata della rivascolarizzazione totalmente arteriosa
23rd National Meeting of the Italian Association of Hospital Cardiologists, May 18-22  2002, Florence, Italy

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Muneretto C, Negri A, Manfredi J, Terrini A, Rodella G, Bisleri G, ElQarra S, De Carli A
Safety and usefulness of composite grafts for total arterial myocardial revascularization: a perspective randomized evaluation
82nd  Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery; 5-8 May 2002, Washington, USA. Abstract

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Bisleri G ,Tisi G, Onorati M, Zardin D, Negri A, Manfredi J, Terrini A, Rodella G, Muneretto C
The BICIRCUIT : a modified perfusional technique for patients undergoing surgery of the thoracic aorta
22nd Annual San Diego Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium; 21-23 February 2002, San Diego, USA. Book of abstracts

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Muneretto C, Negri A, Manfredi J, Terrini A, Santi C, Rodella G, Bisleri G, Turati L 
Rivascolarizzazione miocardica totalmente arteriosa con graft compositi: una valutazione prospettica randomizzata
National Meeting of the Italian Society for Cardiology; December 2001 , Rome, Italy

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Santi C, Lodi R,Negri A, Manfredi J, Terrini A, Rodella G, Bisleri G, Muneretto C
Tecnica chirurgica originale nella insufficienza della tricuspide : follow-up a 36 mesi
National Meeting of the Italian Society for Cardiology; December 2001 , Rome, Italy

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Negri A, Manfredi J, Rodella G, Bisleri G, ElQarra S, Muneretto C
Perspective evaluation of a new sternal closure method with thermoreactive clips
15th EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting ; September 16-19  2001, Lisbon, Portugal

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Muneretto C, Negri A, Rodella G, Bisleri G, ElQarra S, Turati ML                                             Thermoreactive, shape-memory Nitillium clips for sternal closure : a perspective random evaluation on 1000 patients
50th International Congress of European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery  ; June 20-23 2001, Budapest , Hungary

• Negri A, Rodella G, Bisleri G, ElQarra S, Turati ML, Muneretto C
Is acute traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta an emergency indication for surgery ? Results of short term delayed surgical repair
50th International Congress of European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery; June 20-23 2001, Budapest , Hungary

• Muneretto C, Negri A, Rodella G, Bisleri G, ElQarra S, Turati ML
Total arterial myocardial revascularization with composite arterial grafts : a random comparative study
50th International Congress of European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery; June 20-23 2001, Budapest , Hungary

Muneretto C, Negri A, Bonora Ottoni D, Benetti D, Rodella G, Bisleri G, Turati ML, ElQarra S 
Minimally invasive coronary surgery in high risk patients : impact on hospital morbidity and mortality
49th International Congress of European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery  ; June 24-27 2000, Dresden , Germany


INVITED LECTURES

-       “Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation”, 52nd International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, November 7-10,  2003, Istanbul, Turkey

-       “Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment of Lone Atrial Fibrillation”, June 18, 2004, Portoroz, Slovenia

-       “Totally Endoscopic Microwave Ablation for The Treatment of Lone Atrial Fibrillation”, Symposium on Updates in Cardiac Surgery, January 21, 2005, Dortmund, Germany

-       “Cardiology-Heart Surgery Cooperation for The Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation”, 2nd Integrated Coronary Revascularization Workshop, January 24-25, 2005, Innsbruck, Austria

-       “Skeletal Muscle Derived Stem Cells for Myocardial Regenration”, 54th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 18-22 2005, Athens, Greece

-       “Skeletal Muscle As a Source of Stem Cells in Adults”, 4th Course of Online Cardiac Surgery, September 12, 2005, Alessandria, Italy

-       “Il Trattamento Chirurgico Della Fibrillazione Atriale Associato a Patologie Cardiache”, Nuovi Aspetti Terapeutici nel Trattamento della Fibrillazione Atriale, January 23, 2006, Brescia, Italy

-       “Endoscopic Harvesting of the Radial Artery”, February 9th 2006, Silesian Center for Heart Diseases, Zabrze, Poland

-       “Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting: surgical technique”, Training Course in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, March 30th 2006, Silesian Center for Heart Diseases, Zabrze, Poland

-        “Dealing with Scientific Investigation: A Young Surgeon’ Perspective”, April 27th 2006, Silesian Center for Heart Diseases, Zabrze, Poland

-       “Atrial Fibrillation Surgery: Current Status of Ablation Devices”, 55th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 11-14 2006, St. Petersburg, Russia

-       “Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation”, 2nd International Symposium and Course on Mitral Valve Repair, November 30-December 1, 2006, Zabrze, Poland    

-       “Surgical Treatment of AF: current status of ablation devices”, Training Course in Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation, 56th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 17-20, 2007, Venice, Italy

-       “Surgical versus Percutaneous Treatment of Lone Atrial Fibrillation: An Update”, 56th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 17-20, 2007, Venice, Italy

-       “Introduction and Presentation of Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting”, HeartLab 2007, October 17-21, 2007, Zurich, Switzerland

-       “Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting with a New Storz Device”, Endoscopic Graft Harvesting Workshop, November 23rd 2007, Munich, Germany

-       “Hybrid treatment of lone atrial fibrillation”, TCT 2008, Washington, USA

-       “Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery”, Experts Meet Experts in Minimally Invasive Surgery, IRCAD – European Institute of Telesurgery, Strasbourg, France, April 21-22, 2009

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting with a reusable system: a surgeon’s perspective”, APACVS meeting, January 25th, 2013, Los Angeles, CA

-        “Endoscopic radial artery and saphenous vein harvesting”, 1st All Russian Meeting in Robotic & Minimally Invasive Surgery, Novosibirsk, Russia, November 1, 2013

-        “Hybrid treatment of Atrial Fibrillation”, Expert Symposium, Breda, Netherlands,                November 28, 2013

-        “Unilateral thoracoscopic ablation for the hybrid treatment of persistent AF”, Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Edinburgh, UK, March 10th, 2014

-        “The Hybrid Approach: how to increase lesions’ transmurality”, Updates in Cardiology,      Turin, Italy, October 25, 2014

-        “Hybrid Surgical-Transcatheter treatment of stand-alone persistent atrial fibrillation”, All Russian Meeting of Cardiac Electrophysiology ,

-         “Aortic Valve Repair with an expansible ring”, Surgery of the thoracic aorta, Bologna, Italy, November 9-10, 2015

 

TRAINING COURSES PARTICIPATION (PROCTOR)

-       “Aggiornamento in Cardiochirurgia”, Corso di formazione aziendale – COMESA, 27 Gennaio 2005, Bergamo. 

-       “Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting”, Storz Advanced Training Course, March 1st 2007, Tuttlingen, Germany

-       “Training Course in Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation”, 56th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, May 17-20, 2007, Venice, Italy

-       “Closed-chest Treatment of Lone Atrial Fibrillation”, Training Course, August 20-21, 2007, Zabrze, Poland

-       “Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting”, Training Course, August 22nd, 2007, Katowice, Poland

-       “Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting”, Training Course, August 23rd, 2007, Krakow, Poland

-       “Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting”, HeartLab 2007 Training Course, October 17-21, 2007, Zurich, Switzerland

-       “Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting”, Endoscopic Graft Harvesting Workshop, November 23rd 2007, Munich, Germany

-         Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvesting”, HeartLab 2008 Training Course, October 2008, Zurich, Switzerland

-        Endoscopic Radial Artery Training Course, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK, March 9th 2009

-        Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting for Cardiac Surgery, Training Course & Wet Lab, Hamburg, Germany, February 21st 2009

-        Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Training Course, King Hussein Military Hospital, Amman, Jordan, September 30th, 2009

-        Minimally Invasive Radial Artery Harvesting, Wet Lab, 23rd International Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Vienna, Austria, September 17-20, 2009

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Training Course”, Wet Lab, 59th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, Izmir, Turkey, April 15-18, 2010

-       “Advanced Training Course in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery”, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany, May 17-21, 2010

-       “Endoscopic Conduits Harvesting in Cardiac Surgery”, Wet Lab, International Meeting of the European Society for Surgical Research, Geneva, Switzerland, June 9th, 2010

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Course”, Medanta-The Medicity, New Delhi, India, October 26-27, 2010

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Course”, Birla Heart Centre, Kolkata, India, October 27-28, 2010

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Course”, Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, India, October 28-29, 2010

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Course”, Hamburg, Germany, November 13th, 2010

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Course”, San Donato Milanese Hospital, Milan, Italy, March 29th, 2011

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Course”, Hamburg, Germany, November, 2011

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Course”, Hamburg, Germany, November, 2012

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Course”, La Crosse, Wisconsin, January, 2013

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Course”, Chicago, Illinois, April, 2013

-       “Endoscopic Vessels Harvesting Course”, Hamburg, Germany, November 15th, 2013

-       “Endoscopic unilateral AF ablation” - Advanced Maze Course, Barcelona, May 9-10, 2015


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