Dr Remo Albiero is Director of the Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory at the Clinica San Rocco (Gruppo San Donato) in Brescia, Italy. He was previously Senior Associate of the Catheterisation Laboratory at EMO Centro Cuore Columbus in Milan, Italy. Since 1989 he has had 124 abstracts presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/European Society of Cardiology (ESC)/American Heart Association (AHA) congresses – 21 as first author. He also has 68 English language publications, with 20 of these as first author. He has been co-author on numerous journal articles. Dr Albiero graduated in medicine and surgery from the University of Verona in 1987, and a obtained diploma in cardiology from the same university in 1991.