Dr Mauro Biffi is a Clinical Cardiologist and Director of Electrophysiology at Sant’Orsola-Malpighi Polyclinic, Bologna, IT. He is also a tutor at the Cardiology School of Bologna University and at several European training facilities.
His main areas of interest are arrhythmias and heart failure. Dr Biffi has participated in international clinical trials of pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments (Dofetilide study of ventricular tachycardia suppression, B-LEFT study, ALSYNC trial, SOLVE CRT study, WRAP-IT trial, REVIVENT left ventricular reconstruction study, ADAPT-RESPONSE trial, ECG-BELT trial, ARTESIA study, ESC-EHRA EORP-AF registry and EV ICD Pivotal study).
He is focused on upstream prevention of complications associated to implantable cardiac devices therapy. Dr Biffi is the Clinical Coordinator of several multicenter studies (OPTIMIND Registry, ESSENTIAL Registry, DECODE Registry, CRT- Next randomized trial), and has co-authored more than 350 articles on indexed, peer-reviewed medical journals.
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