Luigi Tritapepe was born in Rome March 6, 1959. He graduated in medicine and surgery at the University of Studies "La Sapienza" of Rome in 1985 with honors and at the same university he graduated with honors as a specialist in anesthesia and intensive care in 1988. Working since 1989 at the University Hospital Umberto I in Rome, where he held various roles and assignments, although mainly devoted to cardiac anesthesia. He is responsible for the service of cardiovascular anesthesia since 2000. He is Associate Professor in Anesthesia and Intensive Care since 2005. He had periods of professional training in Italy and abroad (1994 Paris, Creteil, at Henry Mondor Hospital ; 2001-2002 in Lyon, Clinique Mutualiste Eugene Andre; 2003 in Houston, at the Medical Center (Texas Heart and Episcopal Methodists Hospitals) to the project of Jarvick 2000 in the team of Prof. Frezier, Prof. Jarvick and Prof. J Coselli Prof. Tritapepe is a member of SIAARTI (Italian Society of Anesthesiology) since 1991, of ESICM (European Society of Intensive Care Medicine) since 1993, of ESA (European Society of Anesthesia) since 1999, of EACTA (European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia) since 2001. He is now head of the Study Group for cardiac and thoraco-vascular anesthesia of SIAARTI. Prof. Tritapepe has participated in more than 100 national and international conferences where many of them were invited speaker. His main researches are related to pulmonary hypertension, to the role of opioids and induction agents in cardiac anesthesia, to aortic dissection, to the stunning and myocardial ischemic preconditioning, to the blood coagulation problems in extracorporeal circulation. He has published more than 130 scientific papers in national and international journals. Actually, he is responsible of the Cardiac anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine service, in the Department of Surgery of the Heart and Large Vessels "A. Reale” at Sapienza University of Rome.
Biography Updated on 18 October 2012