Paolo Bosco MD, was appointed consultant cardiac surgeon at St Thomas’ Hospital in November 2016.
Paolo had an extensive training in Italy and UK in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery. He worked in several university hopitals in Italy, including Bologna, Turin, Rome and Catania. Paolo Moved in UK in 2008 and worked at Essex CTC, Papworth Hospital and St Thomas’ Hospital.
Paolo developed a special interest in valve repair and he was trained by internationally recognised surgeons in Italy and Cambridge. Paolo has joined the mitral Team at St Thomas’ following his substantive appointment
Paolo’s research interests include mainly surgical revascularization and valve repair
A simple method to obtain the correct length of the artificial chordae in complex chordal replacement. Calafiore AM, Scandura S, Iacò AL, Contini M, Di Mauro M, Bivona A, Giordano G, Bosco P. J Card Surg. 2008; 23:204-6
Distortion of the proximal circumflex artery during mitral valve repair. Calafiore AM, Iacò AL, Varone E, Bosco P, Di Mauro M. J Card Surg. 2010; 25:163-5
Mitral valve surgery for functional mitral regurgitation: should moderate-or-more tricuspid regurgitation be treated? A propensity score analysis. Calafiore AM, Gallina S, Iacò AL, Contini M, Bivona A, Bosco P, Di Mauro M. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009; 87:698-703
Impact of ischemic mitral regurgitation on long-term outcome of patients with ejection fraction above 0.30 undergoing first isolated myocardial revascularization. Calafiore AM, Mazzei V, Iacò AL, Contini M, Bivona A, Gagliardi M, Bosco P, Gallina S, Di Mauro M. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Aug; 86:458-64
In patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis, cardiac surgery may cut down the 1% annual risk of sudden cardiac death. Calafiore AM, Iacò AL, Bosco P, Gallina S, Di Mauro M. G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 2010; 11:432-6