Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences

Cardiovascular and respiratory diseases are major causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. The mission of the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences is to foster knowledge of all aspects of heart, lung and vascular diseases. The personnel is committed to providing accurate diagnoses and optimal care for patients, promoting teaching at both undergraduate and specialisation levels and developing innovative research programmes.

The Department encompasses many complementary areas, closely integrated with each other: cardiology; pneumology; internal medicine, with particular focus on thromboembolic and vascular diseases; environmental health medicine; lung and heart diseases; cardiac surgery; thoracic surgery; vascular-endovascular surgery; paediatric-congenital cardiac surgery; and statistics.


Dipartimento di Scienze Cardiologiche, Toraciche e Vascolari
Via Giustiniani, 2 - 35128 Padova
tel. +39 0498214393 / 2527 - fax +39 0498218764