Antonio Colombo

Director, Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Cardiology Unit

EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy

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Director, Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Cardiology Unit, EMO GVM Centro Cuore, Columbus and San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy, Visiting Professor of Medicine, Columbia Medical Center.

Dr Colombo pioneered the concept of adequate stent deployment during coronary interventions, and he defined the role of intravascular ultrasound in this setting. Dr Colombo is very active in multiple medical societies, including the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Medical Association. Dr Colombo obtained his MD from the University of Milan School of Medicine in 1975.


Rotational Atherectomy: A Contemporary Appraisal

Tanush Gupta, Michael Weinreich, Mark Greenberg,


Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2019;14(3):182–9.

Delayed Coronary Occlusion After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Implications for New Transcatheter Heart Valve Design and Patient Management

Richard J Jabbour, Akihito Tanaka, Antonio Colombo,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2018;13(3):137–9.

Predilatation Prior to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Is it Still a Prerequisite?

Matteo Pagnesi, Luca Baldetti, Paolo Del Sole,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2017;12(2):116–25.

Challenges in Patients with Diabetes: Improving Clinical Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Through EVOlving Stent Technology

Robert A Byrne, Shmuel Banai, Roisin Colleran,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2018;13(1):40–4.

Patient Selection and Procedural Considerations for Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System

Yohei Sotomi, Richard A Shlofmitz, Antonio Colombo,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2016;11(1):33–8

Microvascular Complications and Outcome after Drug-eluting Stent Implantation in Diabetic Patients

Carlo Briguori, Antonio Colombo,

Citation: European Cardiovascular Disease 2007;3(1):95–6

How to Select the Most Appropriate Patient and Lesion to be Treated with a Coronary Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold

Charis Costopoulos, Azeem Latib, Antonio Colombo,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2013;8(2):90-2


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Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair - Challenges and Opportunities

Francesco Maisano, Antonio Colombo, Ottavio Alfieri,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology 2007;2(1):66-7


Antonio Colombo,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology 2010;5:8