Tagliamonte Ercole, MD

ercoletagliamonte@gmail.com

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2008 – 2014

“Umberto I” Hospital – Nocera Inferiore (SA) – ITALY

Operative Unit of Cardiology

Consultant

Coronary unit – III level echocardiography (TTE, TOE, stress-echo, coronary flow reserve, 3D-echocardiography, pediatric echocardiography) – Cath Lab (Coronary Angiography)

 

2005 – 2008

“Santa Maria della Misericordia” Hospital – Sorrento (Naples) – ITALY

Operative Unit of Cardiology

Consultant

Coronary unit – III level echocardiography (TTE, TOE, stress-echo, pediatric echocardiography)


2001 – 2005

“San Giovanni” Hospital – Lagonegro (PZ) – ITALY

Operative Unit of Cardiology

Consultant

Coronary unit – III level echocardiography (TTE, stress-echo, pediatric echocardiography)

2004

Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter (Dr. J.W. Deckers) – Rotterdam – Netherlands

Echocardiography – Coronary TC

 

2009

Department of Cardiology (Director: Prof. Luciano Daliento) – University of Padua – Italy

Health management

 

2009

“Mario Negri” Institute (Director: Prof. Silvio Garattini) – Milan – Italy

Health management – Medical research and publications

 

 EDUCATION AND TRAINING

1996 – 2000

Department of Cardiology – Second University of Naples / Monaldi Hospital, Naples – Italy

Clinical cardiology – Intensive care in cardiology – Pediatric cardiology – Interventional cardiology – Echocardiography

Board certification in Cardiology (awarded in 2000)

 

1989 – 1995

Second University of Naples – Italy

Doctor of Medicine (awarded in 1995)

 

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

Advanced course on “Formazione clinica, comunicazione e management in Cardiologia” organized by Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Padova and Department of Pedagogy of the University of Paris 13.

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

Excellent competence in echocardiography – transthoracic echocardiography, Tissue Doppler analysis, Strain analysis, assessment for resynchronization therapy,  stress echocardiography, noninvasive assessment of coronary flow and coronary flow reserve.

Good competence on diagnostic coronary angiography.

ACLS instructor ANMCO-American Heart Association from 2006

ACLS provider ANMCO-American Heart Association from 2005

BLS provider ANMCO-American Heart Association from 2005

Certificate of competence in Transthoracic Echocardiography released by the Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echography (SIEC) – 2005

Course for Certificate of competence in Transoesophageal Echocardiography released by the Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echography (SIEC) – 2010

 

RELATIONS AND TEACHING IN MEDICAL CONGRESSES/COURSES

Professor at the Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Naples “Federico II” in 2012 (teaching on Cardiovascular Disease).

Professor at the Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Salerno – in 2013 and 2014 (teaching on Cardiovascular Disease).

Invited as discussant at the 21st Regional Congress of ANMCO – Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri. Avellino, “San Giuseppe Moscati” Hospital, may 17-18,  2013.

Invited as chairman at the 20th Regional Congress of ANMCO – Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri. Avellino, “San Giuseppe Moscati” Hospital, may 4-5, 2012.

Invited as expert at round table on “New technologies in cardiovascular imaging”, during 18th Regional Congress of ANMCO – Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri. Napoli, Hotel Royal Continental, 22-23 November 2010.

Teaching in 18th Regional Congress of ANMCO – Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri. Title of relation: “Neoplastic Pericarditis”

Relation at 17th Regional Congress of ANMCO (Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri). Naples, 19 Nov 2009

Relation at workshop “Stress-echo: the dark side”, organized by Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echography (SIEC). Sorrento, 7 Oct 2008

Teaching in course “Il paziente ad alto rischio cardiovascolare con adiposità viscerale”, organized by Simulearn Medical Education. Torre del Greco (NA), 24 oct – 14 nov 2007

Teaching in course “Identificazione precoce e gestione diagnostico-terapeutica dei pazienti ad alto rischio cardiovascolare”, organized by Simulearn Medical Education. Vico Equense, 16 jun – 27 oct 2006.

Teaching in Pediatric Cardiology Master, organized by ANMCO (Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri). Azienda Ospedaliera “San Carlo” – Potenza, april-october 2004

 

PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL CLINICAL TRIALS

GISSI-HF (a large scale clinical trial testing the effects of n-3 PUFA and Rosuvastatin on mortality/morbidity of patients with symptomatic Congestive Heart Failure)

EXTRACT TIMI-25 (EnoXaparin and Thrombolysis Reperfusion for Acute myocardial infarCtion Treatment – Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction – study 25)

SHIfT (Systolic Heart Failure treatment with the If inhibitor ivabradine Trial):

European CRT-Survey, organized by Heart Failure Association of European Society of Cardiology and by European Heart Rhythm Association

 

FELLOWSHIP AND MEMBERSHIP IN SOCIETIES

 

FELLOWSHIP ANMCO – from 2014

ESC member – European Society of Cardiology

EACVI member – European Association of Cardiovascular imaging

FIC/ANMCO member – Italian Fereation of Cardiology / Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri

SIEC – Italian Society of Cardiovascular Echography

 

 

MEDICAL PUBLICATIONS (only main recent papers – number of total papers: 132)

 

·       Tagliamonte E, Rigo F, Cirillo T, Astarita C, Marinelli U, Caruso A, Riccio G, Romano C, Capuano N. Comparison of the efficacy of bisoprolol and ivabradine on Doppler-derived Coronary Flow Reserve in patients with stable angina pectoris: beyond the heart rate. J Am Coll Cardiol 2014; 63: A375.     

·       Tagliamonte E, Rigo F, Cirillo T, Astarita C, Quaranta G, Marinelli U, Romano C, Capuano N. Improvement of doppler derived coronary flow reserve in asymptomatic patients with previous percutaneous coronary intervention on left anterior descending coronary artery: effects of ranolazine. European Heart Journal 2013; 34: 414.

·       Tagliamonte E, Cirillo T, Marinelli U. Astarita C, Citro R; Riccio G, Romano C, Baldi S. Ranolazine improves coronary flow reserve in patients with angina but no obstructive coronary artery disease. European Heart Journal 2012; 32: 730

·       Tagliamonte E, Cirillo T, Coppola A, Astarita C, Capuano N. Stenosis of left anterior descending coronary artery assessed using both noninvasive coronary flow reserve and diastolic to systolic peak velocity ratio of coronary flow. European Heart Journal 2010; 31: 786.

·       Tagliamonte E, Cirillo T, Coppola A, Marinelli U, Romano C, Riccio G, Citro R, Astarita C, Capuano N. Microvascular coronary impairment identified by transthoracic doppler echocardiography. European Journal of Echocardiography 2010: 167.

·       Tagliamonte E, Cirillo T, Marinelli U, Quaranta G, Desiderio A, Riccio G, Romano C, Capuano N. Fractional flow reserve and noninvasive diastolic to systolic peak velocity ratio of coronary flow in the setting of left anterior descending artery stenosis of intermediate severity. European Journal of Echocardiography 2010: 168.

·       Tagliamonte E, Cirillo. T, Coppola A, et al. Noninvasive assessment of coronary flow suggests microcirculatory impairment in takotsubo cardiomyopathy. European Journal of Echocardiography 2009; 10: 173.

·       Tagliamonte E, Cirillo T, Sannazzaro M, Astarita C.  Left ventricular pump function and myocardial contractility in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy on beta-blocker therapy. European Journal of Echocardiography 2006; 7: S206.

·       Citro R, Rigo F, Ciampi Q, Provenza G, Patella M, Tagliamonte E, Zito C, Vriz O, Silvestri F, Bossone E. Echocardiographic prognostic implications in tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy. Insights from the tako tsubo italian network (TIN). European Heart Journal 2011; 32: 704.

·       Manfredini R, Citro R, Previtali M, Vriz O, Ciampi Q, Pascotto M, Tagliamonte E, t al. Monday preference in onset of takotsubo cardiomyopathy. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010; 28: 715-19.

·       Citro R, Rigo F, Tagliamonte E, et al. Is there a distinctive pattern of coronary flow velocity curve in Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy? European Journal of Echocardiography 2009; 10: 171.

·       Masson S, Febo O, Tagliamonte E, et al. Stable Precursor fragments of Vasoactive Peptides Predict Outcome in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure, Data From the GISSI-Heart Failure Trial. Circulation 2008; 118: S866.

·       Coppola A, Marfella R, Coppola L, Tagliamonte E, et al. Effect of weight loss on coronary circulation and adiponectin level in obese women. Int J Cardiol 2008; 10: 1016-18.

·       Citro R, Previtali M, Vriz O, Tagliamonte E, et al. Seasonal Variation in the Onset of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Circulation 2008; 118: S816.

·       Coppola A, Natale S, Tagliamonte E, et al. Influence of weight-loss on coronary flow reserve and adiponectin in obese women. European Journal of Echocardiography 2006; 7: S182.

·       Pacileo G, Pisacane C, Russo MG, Crepaz R, Sarubbi B, Tagliamonte E, Calabrò R. Left ventricular remodeling and mechanics after successful repair of aortic coarctation. Am J Cardiol 2001; 87:748-752.·       Cice G, Tagliamonte E, Ferrara L, Iacono A. Efficacy of carvedilol on complex ventricular arrhythmias in dilated cardiomyopathy: double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Eur Heart J 2000;21 (15): 1259-1264.



 
 
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