Flavio Ribichini

Director Cardiovascular Interventions Unit

University of Verona, IT


Medical degree obtained in 1986, at the National University of Cordoba, Argentina.
Fellow in Internal Medicine in 1987-88.
Board in Cardiology obtained at the University of Torino, Italy in 1992.
Training stages in interventional cardiology at the University of Paris VII, Henry Mondor Hospital in 1994, Stanford University, Stanford, CA in 1995 and Mount Sinai Medical School, New York in 1996.

Research Fellow of the ESC in 1997-98 at the OLVZ Cardiovascular Centre in Aalst, Belgium.
Assistant Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Catheterization Laboratory of the University.
The Cardiovascular Interventional Unit of Verona performs coronary and peripheral interventions (over 2000 diagnostic and 800 interventional cases per year of which approximately 100 TAVI), with a 24 hours emergency service for the City area of Verona (500.000 habitants). It is the Provincial referring centre for primary angioplasty, paediatric invasive cardiology, and structural cardiology. Is the Regional referring centre for renal denervation, and is a training centre for visitor cardiologists interested in IVUS, FFR, rotational atherectomy, TAVI, mitral, and peripheral interventions.

Reviewer of several scientific journals among which Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, Atherosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Heart, Clinical Chemistry, The American Journal of Cardiology, Eurointervention, American Journal of Medicine, and The Lancet.
Coordinator, Principal Investigator or member of the steering committees of several clinical trials.
Author of over 180 full publications on clinical and basic cardiovascular research in peer reviewed scientific journals available on PubMed.

Articles by Flavio Ribichini, Director Cardiovascular Interventions Unit

Why, When and How Should Clinicians Use Physiology in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes?

Roberto Scarsini, Dimitrios Terentes-Printzios, Giovanni Luigi De Maria, et al


Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2020;15:e05.

Current Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions

Gabriele Pesarini, Sara Ariotti, Flavio Ribichini, et al

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2014;9(2):94–101

The Role of Stent Design and Polymers in Safety Outcomes - A Review

Carlo Zivelonghi, Giulia Geremia, Michele Pighi, et al

Citation: European Cardiology 2012;8(1):63-6