Greco Ernesto



Dr. Greco Ernesto is working as Medical Director in Department of Cardiac Surgery in Sapienza University of Rome, Italy from 2010 till present.Since 2011 he is serving as member of the Medical Advisory Board on Minimally Invasive Surgery ( MAB ) the Body of European Medical Consulting Edwards Lifesciences for Valvular Surgery Minimally Invasive.He has more than 10 scientific publications.


Area of Interest

Cardiac Surgery

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1) Ivabradine: a preliminary observation for a new terapeutic role in patients with multiple organ dysfunction syndrome. De Santis V, Frati G, Greco E, Tritapepe L. Clin Res Cardiol. 2014 May 8. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID:24805930
2) Total adiponectin is inversely associated with platelet activation and CHAâ‚‚DSâ‚‚-VASc score in anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation. Carnevale R, Pastori D, Peruzzi M, De Falco E, Chimenti I, Biondi-Zoccai G, Greco E, Marullo AG, Nocella C, Violi F, Pignatelli P, Calvieri C, Frati G. Mediators Inflamm. 2014;2014:908901. doi: 10.1155/2014/908901. Epub 2014 Feb 26. PMID:24771985
3.Cross-sectional survey on minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. Misfeld M, Borger M, Byrne JG, Chitwood WR, Cohn L, Galloway A, Garbade J, Glauber M, Greco E, Hargrove CW, Holzhey DM, Krakor R, Loulmet D, Mishra Y, Modi P, Murphy D, Nifong LW, Okamoto K, Seeburger J, Tian DH, Vollroth M, Yan TD. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Nov;2(6):733-8. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2013.11.11. PMID:24349974
4.Port Access (Thru-Port System) video-assisted mitral valve surgery. Chirichilli I, D'Ascoli R, Rose D, Frati G, Greco E. J Thorac Dis. 2013 Nov;5(Suppl 6):S680-5. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2013.10.14. Review. PMID:24251028
5.Results of mitral valve repair for Barlow disease (bileaflet prolapse) via right minithoracotomy versus conventional median sternotomy: a randomized trial. Speziale G, Nasso G, Esposito G, Conte M, Greco E, Fattouch K, Fiore F, Del Giglio M, Coppola R, Tavazzi L. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jul;142(1):77-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.08.033. Epub 2010 Oct 5. PMID:20926105
6.Short-term and long-term results of cardiac surgery in elderly and very elderly patients. Speziale G, Nasso G, Barattoni MC, Esposito G, Popoff G, Argano V, Greco E, Scorcin M, Zussa C, Cristell D, Coppola R, Chierchia S, Marchese A, Caldarola P, Fattouch K, Tavazzi L.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Mar;141(3):725-31, 731.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.05.010. Epub 2010 Jun 19. PMID:20646718
7.Operative and middle-term results of cardiac surgery in nonagenarians: a bridge toward routine practice. Speziale G, Nasso G, Barattoni MC, Bonifazi R, Esposito G, Coppola R, Popoff G, Lamarra M, Scorcin M, Greco E, Argano V, Zussa C, Cristell D, Bartolomucci F, Tavazzi L. Circulation. 2010 Jan 19;121(2):208-13. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.807065. Epub 2010 Jan 4. PMID:20048216
8.The surgical option in the management of acute pulmonary embolism. Sádaba JR, Greco E, Alvarez LA, Pulitani I, Juaristi A, Goiti JJ. J Card Surg. 2008 Nov-Dec;23(6):729-32. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2008.00685.x. Epub 2008 Sep 10. PMID:18793227
9.Skeletonization of the internal thoracic artery: a randomized comparison of harvesting methods. Urso S, Alvarez L, Sádaba R, Greco E. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2008 Feb;7(1):23-6. Epub 2007 Nov 12. PMID:17998305
10.Video-assisted mitral surgery through a micro-access: a safe and reliable reality in the current era. Greco E, Zaballos JM, Alvarez L, Urso S, Pulitani I, Sàdaba R, Juaristi A, Goiti JJ. J Heart Valve Dis. 2008 Jan;17(1):48-53. PMID:18365569
11.Ruptured aneurysm of the mammary artery in a patient with neurofibromatosis type I. Urso S, Carballo J, Greco E, Pulitani I, Alvarez L, Juaristi A, Larman M, Goiti JJ. J Card Surg. 2007 May-Jun;22(3):229-31. PMID:17488425
12.One-hundred aortic valve replacements in octogenarians: outcomes and risk factors for early mortality. Urso S, Sadaba R, Greco E, Pulitani I, Alvarez L, Juaristi A, Goiti JJ. J Heart Valve Dis. 2007 Mar;16(2):139-44. PMID:17484461
13.The ability of Salmonella to drill holes in the aorta. Mestres CA, Greco E, Madrid CG, Pomar JL. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2002 Jul;22(1):145. No abstract available. PMID:12103390
14.Port-Access cardiac surgery: from a learning process to the standard. Greco E, Barriuso C, Castro MA, Fita G, Pomar JL. Heart Surg Forum. 2002;5(2):145-9. PMID:12114128