Matteo Montorfano

Biography

Dr Matteo Montorfano is the Head of the Operative Unit of Interventional Cardiology and Hemodynamics at IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital. Since 2008 he is Director of the Unit for percutaneous treatment of valve and structural heart diseases. He also works at Casa di Cura La Madonnina.

After graduating in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Milan, he specialized in Cardiology at the Sapienza University of Rome. Since 2005 he is Professor of the Master Course in Cardiology at the University Vita e Salute San Raffaele in Milan.

He has been involved in Interventional Cardiology for over 20 years, gaining extensive experience in performing cardio-vascular interventions. He has more than 10,000 coronary interventions (PTCA) and peripheral interventions including percutaneous transluminal carotid angioplasty (PTA). In addition, he conducts more than 500 per year for complex structural pathologies such as percutaneous valve replacement (TAVI), auricular closure and treatment of cardiac pathologies.

Within his intense research activity, Dr Matteo Montorfano is a speaker at numerous national and international conferences, responsible investigator of numerous clinical trials and author of over 250 scientific articles published in international journals. He is a co-founder of Cephea Valve Technologies, a start-up company developing a transcatheter mitral valve prosthesis, and author of several patents for percutaneous heart valve treatment.

Education

University of Milan
School of Medicine - 1991

University “La Sapienza” School
Postgraduate School in Cardiovascular Medicine - 1998

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Publications

Within his intense research activity, Dr Matteo Montorfano is a speaker at numerous national and international conferences, responsible investigator of numerous clinical trials and author of over 250 scientific articles published in international journals.

Latest publications

Transcatheter aortic bioprosthesis durability: A single center experience.
Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2022 May 19:S1553-8389(22)00241-X. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2022.05.011.
Moroni F, Ziviello F, Federico F, Di Stefano D, Beneduce A, Vella CS, Ancona F, Ingallina G, Ancona M, Ferri LA, Russo F, Bellini B, Agricola E, Chieffo A, Montorfano M.
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Update on supra-annular sizing of transcatheter aortic valve prostheses in raphe-type bicuspid aortic valve disease according to the LIRA method.
Eur Heart J Suppl. 2022 May 18;24(Suppl C):C233-C242. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/suac014. eCollection 2022 May.
Iannopollo G, Romano V, Esposito A, Guazzoni G, Ancona M, Ferri L, Russo F, Bellini B, Buzzatti N, Curio J, Prendergast B, Montorfano M.
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Ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis in high and intermediate-high risk pulmonary embolism patients with contraindications to systemic thrombolysis: a retrospective multicentre experience.
Thromb Res. 2022 Jun;214:40-43. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2022.04.008. Epub 2022 Apr 14.PMID: 35468533
Russo F, Cianfanelli L, Chieffo A, Galli M, Chizzola G, Bossi I, Capsoni N, Branca L, De Lorenzo L, Zaccone G, Ancona MB, Guerrieri R, Montorfano M.
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TAVR in Bicuspid Valve With Pure Aortic Regurgitation: Prosthesis Sizing According to the LIRA Method.
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Oct 11;14(19):e263-e265. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2021.06.007. Epub 2021 Aug 11.
Bellini B, Iannopollo G, Buzzatti N, Romano V, Melillo F, Ancona MB, Vella C, Ferri L, Russo F, Montorfano M.
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A systematic transoesophageal echocardiography study of suture-mediated percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure.
EuroIntervention. 2022 May 15;18(1):63-67. doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-21-00242.
Beneduce A, Ancona MB, Moroni F, Ancona F, Ingallina G, Melillo F, Russo F, Ferri LA, Bellini B, Vella C, Chieffo A, Agricola E, Montorfano M.
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Patients younger than 70 undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Procedural outcomes and mid-term survival.
Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc. 2021 Jun 9;34:100817. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcha.2021.100817. eCollection 2021 Jun.
Ancona MB, Toscano E, Moroni F, Ferri LA, Russo F, Bellini B, Sorropago A, Mula C, Festorazzi C, Gamardella M, Vella C, Beneduce A, Romano V, Belluschi I, Buzzatti N, Agricola E, Montorfano M.
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Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement With 32-mm Balloon-Expandable Prosthesis: Another Strategy in Mildly Dilated RVOT.
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Mar 22;14(6):711-712. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2021.01.028.PMID: 33736781 No abstract available.
Ancona MB, Romano V, Buzzatti N, Esposito A, Montorfano M.
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Self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve infolding: Current evidence, diagnosis, and management.
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Aug 1;98(2):E299-E305. doi: 10.1002/ccd.29432. Epub 2020 Dec 14.
Ancona MB, Beneduce A, Romano V, Buzzatti N, Russo F, Bellini B, Ferri LA, Agricola E, Landoni G, Scandroglio AM, Chieffo A, Montorfano M.
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Supra-annular sizing of transcatheter aortic valve prostheses in raphe-type bicuspid aortic valve disease: the LIRA method.
Int J Cardiol. 2020 Oct 15;317:144-151. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2020.05.076. Epub 2020 May 28.PMID: 32473284
Iannopollo G, Romano V, Buzzatti N, Ancona M, Ferri L, Russo F, Bellini B, Granada JF, Chieffo A, Montorfano M.
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ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Patients With COVID-19: Clinical and Angiographic Outcomes.
Circulation. 2020 Jun 23;141(25):2113-2116. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.047525. Epub 2020 Apr 30.
Stefanini GG, Montorfano M, Trabattoni D, Andreini D, Ferrante G, Ancona M, Metra M, Curello S, Maffeo D, Pero G, Cacucci M, Assanelli E, Bellini B, Russo F, Ielasi A, Tespili M, Danzi GB, Vandoni P, Bollati M, Barbieri L, Oreglia J, Lettieri C, Cremonesi A, Carugo S, Reimers B, Condorelli G, Chieffo A.
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