Partner 18: Azienda Ospedaliera della Provincia di Lecco
The Cardiovascular Dept of Manzoni Ospital is the hub cardio-interventional centre of the Lecco and Sondrio Provinces with 520,000 inhabitants and has complete onsite capability for percutaneous and surgical interventions. Cardiac surgery performs 500 operations/year. Clinical research expertise is specifically related to STEMI and acute coronary syndrome networking. Dr. Savonitto (Chief of Cardiology) has served in the steering committee of the GUSTO trials, the FINESSE trial, where he has coordinated the Italian centres and has designed and conducted the FINESSANGIO substudy; he has also contributed to the study design of the CARESS trial, has coordinated the Italian Blitz registries in acute coronary syndromes, chaired the Italian Elderly ACS study and is currently leading the Elderly ACS-2 trial (NCT01777503) and the LADIES ACS study (NCT01997307).