Editorial Board for section 'Cardiac Surgery'

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Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

Members

Dr. Ahamed El-Gamel
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1. Waikato Cardiothoracic Unit, Waikato Hospital, 3024 Hamilton, New Zealand
2. Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, 1010 Auckland, New Zealand
3. University of Waikato Medical Research Centre, The University of Waikato, 3255 Waikato, New Zealand
Interests: internal medicine; physical medicine & rehabilitation; left atrial appendage closure; thoracic aortic aneurysm

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Department of Clinical, Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology and Cardiovascular Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: cardiac surgery; valvulopathy; aortic surgery; minimally invasive cardiac surgery
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Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: cardiac surgery; congenital heart disease; pediatric heart surgery; tissue engineering; heart valves; heart valve homografts
Dr. Sameer Hirji
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Division of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: vascular surgery; cardiac surgery
Dr. Ali Khoynezhad
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MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute, Long Beach Medical Center, Long Beach, CA 90806, USA
Interests: open, hybrid and endovascular aortic surgery and minimal-invasive atrial fibrillation procedures
Department of Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics, and Gynaecology, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Verona Medical School, 37129 Verona, Italy
Interests: adult and paediatric cardiology surgery; restorative surgery of the valve and the aortic root; surgery of aortic aneurysms; heart transplant; restorative surgery of the mitral valve; congenital heart disease
Dr. Yoshiro Matsui
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1. Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060-0808, Hokkaido, Japan
2. Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Hanaoka Seishu Memorial Hospital, Sapporo 062-0003, Japan
Interests: cardiac surgery; vascular surgery; heart failure
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, International Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Saitama 350-1298, Japan
Interests: cardiac surgery; coronary artery bypass graft; mitral valve repair; aortic valve; aortic dissection; aortic aneurysm; minimally invasive cardiac surgery; cardiomyopathy; ventricular assist device

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Department of Cardiac Surgery, Anthea Hospital, GVM Care & Research, 70124 Bari, Italy
Interests: atrial fibrillation; mitral valve surgery; minimally invasive surgery
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1. Unit of Vascular Surgery, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Insubria School of Medicine, 21100 Varese, Italy
2. Vascular Surgery Department, Circolo University Teaching Hospital, Via Guicciardini 9, 21100 Varese, Italy
Interests: arch, thoracic and thoracoabdominal surgery (conventional, endovascular, hybrid); peripheral revascularization (conventional, endovascular, hybrid); carotid artery surgery

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Cardiac Surgery Unit, Cardio-Thoraco-Vascular Department, Azienda Ospedaliera Papardo, 98158 Messina, Italy
Interests: cardiac surgery; aortic valve; mitral valve; myocardial revascularization; aortic surgery

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Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Masonic Children's Hospital, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Interests: cardiac surgery; cardiothoracic surgery; surgery; congenital cardiac surgery; adults with congenital heart disease; ebstein anomaly; complex cardiac re-operations; stem cell therapy
Dr. Carmen Anna Maria Spaccarotella
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Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Federico II University of Naples, Via S. Pansini, 5-80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: transcatheter aortic valve replacement; percutaneous treatment of mitral and tricuspid regurgitation; Interventional cardiology; acute coronary syndromes; PCI; myocardial infarction; artificial intelligence.
Prof. Dr. Aoy Tomita-Mitchell
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Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Herma Heart Institute, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Interests: congenital heart disease; genetic; cardiac surgery
1. Department of Cardiac Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 11528 Athens, Greece
2. Department of Cardiac Surgery, Mouwasat Hospital Dammam, Dammam 32263, Saudi Arabia
Interests: cardiac surgery; coronary artery bypass grafting; heart valve surgery; thoracic aortic aneurysm; risk stratification; predictive models; in-hospital outcome; long-term outcome; postoperative complications; spinal cord ischemia; ischemic preconditioning; molecular biology of aortic aneurysms; general thoracic surgery; molecular biology of lung cancer; experimental models of aortic aneurysms
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Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart and Vascular Center, University Hospital Essen, 45147 Essen, Germany
Interests: adult cardiac surgery; interventional cardiac surgery/cardiology; minimal-invasive cardiac surgery; minimal-invasive mitral valve operations; transcatheter aortic valve implantation; experimental cardiac surgery; heart failure
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Faculty of Medicine, John Paul II Catholic University Lublin, 20-708 Lublin, Poland
Interests: heart transplantation; mechanical circulatory support; transcatheter valvular interventions
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