Dr. Bragato Renato Maria is Autonomous Echocardiography Division Director in Humanitas Research Hospital and his main medical specialties are 2D, 3D transthoracic and trans-esophageal echocardiography.

He executes echo transthoracic and transoesophageal intra-operative monitoring in heart surgery, vascular surgery and hemodynamics (intra-operative diagnostics, cardiac function monitoring, mini-access treatment and intervention using the Heartport technique, monitoring implantation of vascular and valvular endoprostheses percutaneously, monitoring PFO closure, monitoring LAA Occluder and Mitral clip positioning), intraoperative evaluation and follow-up of application and correct functioning of “Ventricular Advanced Device” (VAD, NOVACOR, CIRCULATE),  resynchronisation and evaluation of bi-ventricular cardiac stimulation, vascular ultrasound (EchocolorDoppler supra-aortic trunks) and study of endothelial dysfunction (Shear test), evaluation of cardio-embolic risk using CEUS, transthoracic and transesophageal techniques.

His research activity is dedicated to Artificial Heart Device and Fusion Imaging.

Publications:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=bragato+renato