Dr. Fabio Guarracino Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa - Italy. Head of the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine and Director of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Intensive Care at Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria in Pisa, Italy. Active member of ESICM, ESA, EACTA, EACVI, SCA, SIAARTI. Board member of the Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, of Seminars of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and of Current Anesthesiology Reports. Associate Editor of Minerva Anestesiologica. Reviewer for several international peer-review journals in the field of intensive care, cardiothoracic anaesthesia, heart failure, echocardiography. Main research interests are in echocardiography, acute heart failure, shock, anaesthetic preconditioning, and the design of intensive care pathways to improve the effectiveness of the patient journey in the perioperative period.
Invited speaker at international meetings, congresses and echocardiography courses. Author of manuscripts published in peer-review journals in the field of cardiothoracic anaesthesia, echocardiography, intensive care medicine.