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Ospedale Maggiore - Dept. Cardiology

General Information

  • Address:

    Largo Nigrisoli, 2

  • City: Bologna
  • Postal Code: 40133
  • Country: Italy
  • Phone: 00390516478976
  • Type of centre:
  • Number of Cath labs in your centre: 2
  • Number of Cath operators working in your centre: 4
  • Number of interventionists in your centre: 4
  • Additional comments: Primary PCI referring center, CTO, pulmonary embolism mechanical treatment

PCI Procedures

  • Number of cath procedures performed each year in the centre: 1950
  • Number of PCIs performed each year in the centre: 1070
  • 24/7 Primary PCI service in the centre?: Yes
  • Number of Primary PCIs performed per year in the centre: 340

Techniques and Quality

  • Techniques available in the centre:
  • Subtechniques available in the centre: Cardiac computed tomography, Volume of radial activity, Single-photon emission computed tomograph, IVUS, Coronary angiography, Primary PCI, Stress echocardiography, CTO PCI, Rotational atherectomy, FFR/iFR, Left atrial appendage closure
  • Centre affiliated to a quality insurance programme: Yes
  • Centre participate in scientific studies: Yes
  • Centre participate in national/international registries: Yes, both national and international
  • Centre participate in randomised clinical trials:


  • Centre has Peer reviewed scientific publications?: Yes
  • Number of articles related to interventional cardiology published by the centre in the last 5 years: 15
  • Scientific fields of interests: Management of Percutaneous Intervention Complications, Pharmacology, Indication for Treatment and Patient Selection

Fellowship programme

  • Number of local fellows in interventional cardiology who attend the centre: 1
  • Number of international fellows accepted by the centre (per year): 1
  • Type of fellowship offered by the centre: Both
  • Possibility to develop a thesis during the stay: Yes
  • Does the centre have a specific fellowship program with defined objectives?: No
  • Language(s) used to perform clinical activity: English, Italian

Person in charge of the Fellowship programme: