Giovanni Landoni

Anesthesiologist and Intensivist


Professor Giovanni Landoni is the Director of the Anesthesia and Intensive Care Research Center of the IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele. He is also an adjunct professor at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan.

After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Milan in 1996, in 2000 he specialized in anesthesiology and intensive care at the same university. For three years he worked and conducted research abroad (USA, Spain, Holland, India, Uganda).

Professor Landoni mainly deals with general anesthesia and patient management in the intensive care unit headed by Professor Alberto Zangrillo.

As a researcher, he is an expert in reducing perioperative morbidity and mortality, as well as organ damage. He is also interested in the introduction of innovative intensive treatment methods to support vital functions (cardiovascular and respiratory systems) and innovations in the field of critical medicine

He is the author and co-author of more than 400 scientific articles published in prestigious industry journals. His Hirsch index is 48 (Scopus) and 61 (Scholar). He constantly participates as a speaker at national and international congresses and conferences.


University of Milan
Diploma in Medicine and Surgery - 1996

University of Milan
Specialization in anesthesia and intensive care - 2000

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Latest publications

Minimise Nosocomial Spread of 2019-nCoV When Treating Acute Respiratory Failure
Lancet PMID: 32059800 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30359-7
Luca Cabrini, Giovanni Landoni, Alberto Zangrillo
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Accelerated surgery versus standard care in hip fracture (HIP ATTACK): an international, randomised, controlled trial. HIP ATTACK Investigators.
Lancet. 2020 Feb 7. pii: S0140-6736(20)30058-1. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30058-1.
Borges FK. at all
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European Association of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology (EACTA) Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia Fellowship Curriculum: First Edition
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019. PMID 31948892
G Erdoes et al.
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Association Between Propofol Dose and 1-year Mortality in Patients With or Without a Diagnosis of Solid Cancer
Br J Anaesth 124 (3), 271-280. Mar 2020. PMID 31902588
MS Schaefer et al.
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Development of a Prototype Anti-Pollution Filter for Volatile Anesthetics
Int J Artif Organs 391398819895991. 2020. PMID 31894709
C Nigro Neto et al.
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Adrenergic Downregulation in Critical Care: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Evidence
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019. PMID 31839459. - Review
A Belletti et al.
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O2, Do We Know What to Do?
Crit Care Resusc 21 (4), 230-32. Dec 2019. PMID 31778627.
PJ Young et al.
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Perspectives on the Fellowship Training in Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Anesthesia and Critical Care in Europe From Program Directors and Educational Leads Around Europe
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 34 (2), 512-520. Feb 2020. PMID 31668743
MR El Tahan et al.
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Tranexamic Acid in Open Aortic Aneurysm Surgery: A Randomised Clinical Trial
Br J Anaesth 124 (1), 35-43. Jan 2020. PMID 31607387 - Randomized Controlled Trial
F Monaco et al.
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Volatile Anesthetics Versus Total Intravenous Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery
N Engl J Med 380 (13), 1214-1225. 2019. PMID 30888743. - Randomized Controlled Trial
G Landoni et al.
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Tranexamic Acid in Patients Undergoing Coronary-Artery Surgery
N Engl J Med 2017 - Clinical Trial. Among authors: Landoni G. PMID 27774838 Free article.
Myles PS, et al.
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Levosimendan for Hemodynamic Support After Cardiac Surgery
N Engl J Med 376 (21), 2021-2031. 2017. PMID 28320259. - Randomized Controlled Trial
G Landoni et al.
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Intraoperative use of tranexamic acid to reduce transfusion rate in patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy: double blind, randomised, placebo controlled tria
BMJ 2011 - Clinical Trial. Among authors: Landoni G. PMID 22012809
Crescenti A, et al.
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Aspirin in Patients With Previous Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery
Ann Intern Med. 2018 Feb 20;168(4):237-244. doi: 10.7326/M17-2341. Epub 2017 Nov 14.
Graham MM, Sessler DI, Parlow JL, Biccard BM, Guyatt G, Leslie K, Chan MTV, Meyhoff CS, Xavier D, Sigamani A, Kumar PA, Mrkobrada M, Cook DJ, Tandon V, Alvarez-Garcia J, Villar JC, Painter TW, Landoni G, Fleischmann E, Lamy A, Whitlock R, Le Manach Y, Aphang-Lam M, Cata JP, Gao P, Terblanche NCS, Ramana PV, Jamieson KA, Bessissow A, Mendoza GR, Ramirez S, Diemunsch PA, Yusuf S, Devereaux PJ.
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Renoprotective action of fenoldopam in high-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a prospective, double-blind, randomized clinical trial.
Circulation. 2005 Jun 21;111(24):3230-5.
Bove T, Landoni G, Calabrò MG, Aletti G, Marino G, Cerchierini E, Crescenzi G, Zangrillo A.
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