Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Unit

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Unit

Headquarters: “Centro Vincenzo Gallucci” – Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova

Director: Prof Vladimiro Vida

Secretary: Sonia Panepinto, 0498212427, cardiochirurgia.peditarica@aopd.veneto.it

Education: Lara Salviato, 0498212410, lara.salviato@unipd.it

Assistance: Sonia Panepinto, 0498212427, cardiochirurgia.peditarica@aopd.veneto.it

 

ASSISTANCE ACTIVITY

Type of care activity: clinical and surgical management of patients with congenital heart disease, in pediatric and developmental age

Main surgical technologies / approaches: Early correction of congenital heart disease, mechanical assistance to the circulation in terminal heart failure, minimally invasive correction of congenital heart disease

Italian and / or foreign quality certification: see AOPD.

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITY

Pathologies of interest: decellularized valves; Evaluation of biochemical markers of neurological and pulmonary damage during extracorporeal circulation and clinical correlations; 3D printing and operative planning; European registry of anomalies of origin of coronary arteries from the aorta; management of congenital heart disease patients in developmental and adult age; univentricular hearts; preservation of the pulmonary valve in TOF; minimally invasive approaches for the treatment of congenital heart disease; mechanical assistance to the circulation in children.

Methods: Retrospective clinical studies, prospective clinical studies, experimental studies with mouse models, national and international multicenter studies.

Italian and / or foreign quality certification: Not applicable

Main national and international collaborations: Collaboration with the European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association (ECHSA); European AAOCA Registry; EU studies funded with University of Hannover, Germany.

 

DIDACTIC ACTIVITIES

1. II level Master "clinical risk management" ay 2019/2020 (ongoing)

2. II level Master "clinical risk management" AY 2020/2021 (in the process of being activated)

3. First Level Master "Diagnosis and management of congenital heart disease in pediatric and developmental age", AY 2020/2021 (in the process of being activated)

4. PhD in Cardiovascular Sciences 5. School of specialization in Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Surgery and Pediatrics

6. Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery

7. Degree Course in Nursing Sciences

 

EDUCATIONAL SPACES “P.G. Cevese Library” at “V. Gallucci Center “

LABORATORIES (specify if there is a manager, where they are and a telephone number): Experimental surgery laboratory (Dr Arben Dedja) 

STRUCTURE STAFF TEACHERS: Prof Vladimiro Vida, Prof Massimo Padalino 

SURGICAL STAFF: Prof Vladimiro Vida, Prof Massimo Padalino , Dr Fabio Scattolin 

UNIVERSITY TECHNICAL-ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF: Mrs.Lara Salviato 

PERSONNEL OF THE PADUA HOSPITAL COMPANY: Mrs. Sonia Panepinto 

PHD STUDENTS: NA 

GRANTS: NA 

FELLOWS: Dr Arben Dedia, Researcher type A 

ATTENDEES: medical students in thesis