Focusing on better cardiovascular research, education and care

Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS is the first hospital in Europe exclusively dedicated to medical and surgical treatment and the study of cardiovascular diseases. It is a fundamental benchmark indeed for cardiovascular heart care throughout Italy and abroad.

Why choosing Centro Cardiologico Monzino?

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As a Centre of Excellence, Centro Cardiologico Monzino (CCM) offer complete cardiac care, addressing a wide variety of issues including:

  • coronary heart disease
  • arrhythmias
  • heart value and replacement
  • heart failure and hypertension
  • thoracic and abdominal aortic disease
  • aneurysms
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • venous insufficiency
  • non-healing wounds

Our experts also work closely with other departments to address related health issues that affect the vascular system such as diabetes.

The hard work and dedication of our surgeons, interventional cardiologists, cardiologists and staff has paid off, making our program one of the leading cardiovascular centers in this area.

Clinical Activity

A team approach to individualized care.

The Clinical Activity of Centro Cardiologico Monzino is patient oriented and based on multidisciplinary projects and activities involving all the cardiovascular areas in order to provide the best possible experience for our patients. Moreover the research performed at CCM involves all the Institute’s Units and is aimed at developing innovations in the diagnostic therapeutic field and transferring the results of scientific work into clinical practice.

CCM Clinical Activity is performed on 4 main areas; Cardiovascular Imaging (diagnostic services), Interventional Cardiology (heaemodinamic and electrophysiology),Cardiovascular Surgery, Critical and Clinical Cardiology.

Our Performances per year (2016):

  • 1,500 Surgical Interventions
  • 7,000 Electrophysiology Haemodynamic and Cardioversion procedures
  • 72,000 Medical Examinations
  • 55,000 Major diagnostic tests of which 2.400 for research protocols
  • 11,300 E.R. admissions

CCM is consistently placed among the top Italian hospitals for Cardiovascular Surgery, Haemodinamic and Electrophysiology. Moreover, it houses both cardiovascular imaging (CT/MRI/Echo) and Heart Failure (Mecki Score/ Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test) top-ranked programs.

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Research activity

Our mission is to develop research in the cardiovascular field, providing an intellectual home and a critical mass of researchers who pursue translational research, favouring the interaction between basic researchers and cardiologists and/or cardiac or vascular surgeons. We aim to expand this critical mass by educating teaching staff to translational research, and functioning as a point of contact for external investigators and agencies interested in pursuing translational research in the cardiovascular field.

Tremoli Team Ricerca

In 2016, in our 12 Research Unit, the activity of 75 researchers led to 212 publications in scientific magazines (total of 1.423 Impact Factor points). Currently there are 188 research projects and 68 Clinical Trials running.

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