Guarracino F.

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 SIAARTI, ESICM, ESA, EACTA, EACVI, SCA. President elect of EACTA.

Section Editor of Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. Board member of the Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, of Seminars of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and of Current Anesthesiology Reports.

Reviewer for several international peer-review journals in the field of intensive care, cardiothoracic anaesthesia, heart failure, echocardiography. Main research interests are in perioperative echocardiography, hemodynamic monitoring, cardiothoracic anaesthesia, cardiovascular intensive care, acute heart failure. Invited speaker at international meetings, congresses and echocardiography courses. Author of books and manuscripts published in peer-review journals in the field of cardiothoracic anaesthesia, echocardiography, intensive care medicine.