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With the synergy of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and cardioestestists, the Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino can offers less invasive surgical techniques and the most up-to-date intervention procedures.

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Electrophysiology Clinical research

Electrophysiology Clinical research

Clinical Research in Electrophysiology
The Electrophysiology and Electro-stimulation Department at Cardiocentro is strongly committed to various lines of research, including:

• Transcatheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) and malignant ventricular arrhythmias: The department focuses on the research and development of new ablation techniques for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and other malignant ventricular arrhythmias.
• Mapping of the arrhythmic substrate: The study and mapping of the arrhythmic substrate are important to understand the causes and mechanisms of different arrhythmias. The department is committed to research to identify the specific arrhythmic substrate associated with each arrhythmia and to develop targeted treatment strategies.
• Identification of the best left ventricular stimulation strategies: In the context of patients with dual-chamber pacemakers and/or implantable cardioverters, the department is dedicated to researching optimal approaches for left ventricular stimulation, with the aim of improving cardiac function and patients’ quality of life.
• New pacing technologies: The department focuses on evaluating and implementing new pacing technologies, in order to define new standards of care in the treatment of arrhythmias.
• Prevention of sudden cardiac death: The research focuses on preventing sudden cardiac death by identifying risk factors, developing new therapeutic approaches, and assessing the effectiveness of preventive measures.

Prof. Angelo Auricchio, Head of the Electrophysiology and Electro-stimulation Operational Unit, currently holds the prestigious role of Editor in Chief of the Europace journal, which is the official journal of the European Society of Arrhythmology. The Europace journal is a fundamental reference point for the publication and updating of the latest guidelines and the most recent publications in the field of arrhythmology.

Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino

Via Tesserete 48
CH-6900 Lugano

Riferimenti e informazioni

T. +41 (0) 91 811 53 96

Secretariat Prof. A. Auricchio
Mrs. Enrica Dasso
T. +41 (0) 91 811 53 63

Deputy Head of Cardiology
Prof. Dr. Angelo Auricchio
T. +41 (0) 91 811 53 63

Head of Service
Prof. Dr. Giulio Conte

Specialist doctor
Dr. Maria Luce Caputo

Senior Consultant Cardiologist
Dr. Marco Bergonti
Dr. Tardu Özkartal

Head Nurse
Mr. Raffaele Mautone


Prof. Dr. Angelo Auricchio
Deputy Chief Cardiology