Antonio Colombo

  • Antonio Colombo, MD
    Antonio Colombo, MD
    Director, Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Cardiology Unit, EMO GVM Centro Cuore, Columbus and San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy, Visiting Professor of Medicine, Columbia Medical Center

    Antonio Colombo MD practices Cardiovascular Medicine since 1978.

    Dr. Antonio Colombo is an expert interventional cardiologist with a very large experience in coronary stenting, peripheral vascular interventions and treatment of structural heart disease including TAVI and Mitral Interventions.

    Dr. Colombo works in Milano, Italy, as a Director of Cardiovascular Interventions in San Raffaele Scientific Institute (a major University Hospital in Italy), in Columbus Hospital as well as in New York, USA at Columbia Medical Center as a Visiting Professor of Medicine.

    Dr. Colombo made seminal contributions to improve the technique and the pharmacology related to coronary stenting.

    Among all his peer review papers published, dr. Colombo selected the following 3 that he considers the more relevant:

    1. A. Colombo, S.L. Goldberg, Y. Almagor, L. Maiello, L. Finci. A novel strategy for stent deployment in the treatment of acute or threatened closure complicating balloon coronary angioplasty. Use of short or standard (or both) single or multiple Palmaz-Schatz stents. J Am Coll Cardiol  1993; 22: 1887-91

    2. A. Colombo, P. Hall, S. Nakamura, Y. Almagor, L. Maiello, G. Martini,A. Gaglione, S.L. Goldberg, J.M. Tobis. Intracoronary stenting without anticoagulation accomplished with Intravascular Ultrasound Guidance. Circulation 1995; 6: 1676-1688

    3. I. Iakovou, T. Schmidt, E. Bonizzoni, L. Ge, G. Sangiorgi, G. Stankovic, F. Airoldi, A. Chieffo, M. Montorfano, M. Carlino, I. Michev, N. Corvaja, C. Briguori, E. Grube, A. Colombo. Incidence, predictors, and outcome of thrombosis after successful implantation of drug-eluting stents. JAMA 2005;293:2126-2130

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