About the Author
The content and format of this website has been entirely prepared, maintained and often revised by Dr. Giovanni B. Ciuffo. All surgical images and clinical scenarios are derived from Dr. Ciuffo’s own practice. Quotes from other authors are identified and credited with mention of the related bibliography. Dr. Giovanni B. Ciuffo is a practising Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery. He holds certifications by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.
This website content and format has been designed to inform and educate our visitors about surgical and medical aspects of cardiovascular disease. Diagnostic and treatment options are presented with a focus on minimally invasive and bloodless heart surgery techniques. All information is presented along with relevant surgical and medical bibliography on the various topics.
The Minimally Invasive and Bloodless Heart Surgery website does not provide specific medical advice. The site provides users with information to better understand their health and their diagnosed disorders. We urge you to visit a qualified doctor for diagnosis and for specific medical advice. All views and opinions expressed in this website are from the author Giovanni B. Ciuffo, MD and not from any academic or clinical institution where Dr. Ciuffo is currently employed.
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