Giuseppe Ciconte is Electrophysiologist Assistant at the Arrhythmology Department of the IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milano. He graduated at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milano, Italy and in 2013 he moved to Belgium, to perform advanced Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing at the Heart Rhythm Management Centre of the Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel –VUB directed by Prof. Pedro Brugada, where he also served as Consultant. He is directly involved in clinical and research activities, focusing his scientific interest in multiple issues regarding: risk factors and progression of atrial fibrillation, risk stratification of symptomatic and asymptomatic Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, transvenous lead extraction, Cryoballoon ablation and risk stratification in Brugada Syndrome. More recently, the main focus of his research is directed to the treatment of Brugada Syndrome patients at risk of sudden death by the means of epicardial catheter ablation. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation, European Heart Journal and Heart Rhythm. He currently performs invasive electrophysiological procedures including conventional and complex ablation as well as cardiac implantable electronic devices as first independent operator.
Giuseppe Ciconte Research interests are: Atrial Fibrillation, Brugada Syndrome, WPW, catheter ablation, heart failure, CRT.