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Structure Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences
Telephone 0498272286
Qualification Professore ordinario
Scientific sector MED/08 - PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY
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Office hours
Monday from 12:00 to 13:00 Studio, 1 piano Istituto di Anatomia Patologica Previo appuntamento via e-mail
(updated on 22/11/2013 11:12)

Proposals for thesis
- Morte improvvisa giovanile
- Cardiomiopatie aritmiche
- Biopsie endomiocardiche
- Surgical pathology cardiovascolare (valvulopatie, tumori del cuore)

Curriculum Vitae
Cristina Basso graduated in Medicine in 1990 at the University of Medical School in Padua and then did the Postgraduate Courses in Cardiology and in Pathology and the PhD Course in Cardiological Sciences. She is now Full Professor of Pathology at the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua. Her research interest has been always in the field of cardiovascular medicine, with special reference to anatomoclinical aspects and clinical implications of basic research. She wrote more than 400 papers per-extenso of which 270 in English peer reviewed journals, including New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Lancet, Circulation, Journal of American College of Cardiology, American Journal of Pathology.
She has a total IMPACT FACTOR 2048; Contemporary H-Index (Scopus)63, Citations number (Scopus):16902
She did more than 120 invited lectures and at scientific meetings and is coauthor of 6 monographs: Cardiovascular Therapy Imaging-Anatomy and Pathology. CD-ROM. Medical Channel Information, Milano 1996; Cardiomiopatia aritmogena. Arti Grafiche Color Black, Novate, Milano 2001; e Tumori del cuore, Grafiche Color Black, Novate, Milano 2005.; Basso C, Valente M, Thiene G. Cardiac Tumor Pathology. Springer Humana Press, New York; 2013 edition; Thiene G, Corrado D, Basso C. Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young and Athletes.Springer 2016.
She is Director of the Cardiovascular Pathology Unit Azienda Ospedaliera of Padova, and is in charge of the "Cardiopathology and sudden death” Departmental Unit. Major research fields are: cardiomyopathies, sudden death, coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, conduction system disease and cardiac tumors.
She is Fellow/Member of Società Italiana di Cardiologia, of Gruppo di Studio Italiano di Patologia Cardiovascolare, of Society for Cardiovascular Pathology and of European Society of Cardiology. She has been awarded of 10 national and international prizes. She is currently President of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology, United States and General Secretary of the Italian Society of Cardiology.

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): D242E82B07E52C9D3E85C5BF5F2B17E5.pdf

Research areas
- Morte improvvisa giovanile
- Cardiomiopatia aritmogena e aritmiche
- Biopsie endomiocardiche
- Surgical pathology cardiovascolare (valvulopatie, tumori del cuore)

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
ME1728 COMMON MEO2046742 10 5th Year (2019/20) Annual ITA CRISTINA BASSO
ME1726 COMMON MEP8085260 4 1st Year (2019/20) Second