Cardiologo

Il Dott. Sebastiano Immé, nato a Siracusa, ha conseguito il diploma di Maturità Scientifica e si è laureato in Medicina e Chirurgia presso l’Università degli studi di Catania con voti 110/110 e lode.

Ha conseguito la Specializzazione in Cardiologia con voti 70/70 e lode presso l’Università degli studi di Catania nel 2014.

Ha lavorato presso l’Divisione di Cardiologia Ospedale Ferrarotto – A.O. Universitaria Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele-Via Citelli, 95100 Catania

Unità di Malattie Cardiovascolari

Principali attività:
– Angiografia coronarica (almeno 2500 come primo operatore)
– Right heart catheterizations (almeno 150 come primo operatore)
– intervento coronarico percutaneo (almeno 100 come primo operatore)
– Percutaneous coronary interventions (almeno 600 come secondo operatore)
– Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and atrial sept defect (almeno 60 come secondo operatore)
– Percutaneous aortic valvuloplasty (almeno 20 come primo operatore e 60 come secondo operatore)
– Percutaneous closure of post myocardial infarction ventricular sept defect (3 casi come secondo operatore)
– Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) with Medtronic CoreValve System (almeno 250 come secondo o terzo operatore) and Edwards-SAPIEN XT (120 come secondo o terzo operatore)
– Percutaneous left ventricular restoration device Parachute (8 come secondo operatore)
– Percutaneous mitral valve repair with MitraClip System (almeno 180 come secondo o terzo operatore)
– Percutaneous closure of left atrial appendage (7 casi come secondo operatore)

Unità di Terapia Intensiva

Attività nell’ambulatorio di Ecocardiografia

– Screening for TAVI and MitraClip procedures
– Follow-up for TAVI and MitraClip procedures
– Screening and follow-up in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
– Evaluation of structural heart disease in the adult

Attività di ricerca nel campo delle malattie cardiache valvolari.

Dal 2008 – 2009

Divisione di Cardiologia Ospedale Ferrarotto – A.O. Universitaria Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele-Via Citelli, 95100 Catania

Attività nell’Unità di Terapia Intensiva.

Ambulatorio di Ecocardiografia

– Screening for TAVI, MitraClip and Parachute procedures
– Follow-up for TAVI, MitraClip and Parachute procedures
– Screening and follow-up in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
– Evaluation of structural heart disease in the adult

CORSI E CONVEGNI

4-5 April 2012

CoreValve TAVI Advance Practicum – IV Edition, Baveno, Varese, ITALY.
Program in the area of TAVI treatment using the Medtronic CoreValve System.
Certificate of Participation.

20-21 November 2012, 28 February-1 March 2013, 6-7 June 2013
Meet the Masters Course III
Program in the area of interventional cardiology.

LAVORI ACCETTATI E PRESENTATI IN CONGRESSI/MEETING SCIENTIFICI:

1. Attizzani GF, Ohno Y, Capodanno D, Cannata S, Dipasqua F, Immé S, Mangiafico S, Barbanti M, Ministeri M, Cageggi A, Pistritto AM, Giaquinta S, Farruggio S, Chiarandà M, Ronsivalle G, Scandura S, Tamburino C, Capranzano P, Grasso C. Gender-related clinical and echocardiographic outcomes at 30-day and 12-month follow up after MitraClip implantation in the GRASP registry. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Nov 4.

2. Ohno Y, Attizzani GF, Capodanno D, Dipasqua F, Barbanti M, Cannata S, Immé S, Ministeri M, Caggegi A, Pistritto AM, Ronsivalle G, Capranzano P, Mangiafico S, Scandura S, Tamburino C, Grasso C. Acute Left Atrial Spontaneous Echocardiographic Contrast and Suspicious Thrombus Formation Following Mitral Regurgitation Reduction With the MitraClip System. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Oct 7. pii: S1936-8798(14)01244-8

3. Jerez-Valero M, Urena M, Webb JG, Tamburino C, Munoz-Garcia AJ, Cheema A, Dager AE, Serra V, Amat-Santos IJ, Barbanti M, Immè S, Alonso Briales JH, Al Lawati H, Benitez LM, Cucalon AM, Garcia del Blanco B, Revilla A, Dumont E, Barbosa Ribeiro H, Nombela-Franco L, Bergeron S, Pibarot P, Rodés-Cabau J. Clinical impact of aortic regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: insights into the degree and acuteness of presentation. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Sep;7(9):1022-32.

4. Barbanti M, Petronio AS, Capodanno D, Ettori F, Colombo A, Bedogni F, De Marco F, De Carlo M, Fiorina C, Latib A, Testa L, Bruschi G, Poli A, Giannini C, Curello S, Maffeo D, Sgroi C, Martina P, Gulino S, Patanè M, Ohno Y, Attizzani GF, Immè S, Cannata S, Gentili A, Rossi A, Tamburino C. Impact of balloon post-dilation on clinical outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement with the self-expanding CoreValve prosthesis. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Sep;7(9):1014-21

5. Ohno Y, Attizzani GF, Capodanno D, Cannata S, Dipasqua F, Immé S, Barbanti M, Ministeri M, Caggegi A, Pistritto AM, Chiarandà M, Ronsivalle G, Giaquinta S, Farruggio S, Mangiafico S, Scandura S, Tamburino C, Capranzano P, Grasso C. Association of tricuspid regurgitation with clinical and echocardiographic outcomes after percutaneous mitral valve repair with the MitraClip System: 30-day and 12-month follow-up from the GRASP Registry. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Nov;15(11):1246-55

6. Allende R, Webb JG, Munoz-Garcia AJ, de Jaegere P, Tamburino C, Dager AE, Cheema A, Serra V, Amat-Santos I, Velianou JL, Barbanti M, Dvir D, Alonso-Briales JH, Nuis RJ, Faqiri E, Imme S, Benitez LM, Cucalon AM, Al Lawati H, Garcia del Blanco B, Lopez J, Natarajan MK, DeLarochellière R, Urena M, Ribeiro HB, Dumont E, Nombela-Franco L, Rodés-Cabau J. Advanced chronic kidney disease in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: insights on clinical outcomes and prognostic markers from a large cohort of patients. Eur Heart J. 2014 Oct 7;35(38):2685-96

7. Urena M, Webb JG, Tamburino C, Muñoz-García AJ, Cheema A, Dager AE, Serra V, Amat-Santos IJ, Barbanti M, Immè S, Briales JH, Benitez LM, Al Lawati H, Cucalon AM, García Del Blanco B, López J, Dumont E, Delarochellière R, Ribeiro HB, Nombela-Franco L, Philippon F, Rodés-Cabau J. Permanent pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: impact on late clinical outcomes and left ventricular function. Circulation. 2014 Mar 18;129(11):1233-43

8. Barbanti M, Sgroi C, Immè S, Aruta P, Deste W, Gulino S, Cannata S, Giarratana A, Bottari V, Giannazzo D, Garretto V, Patanè M, Benvenuto E, Capodanno D, Tamburino C. Usefulness of contrast injection during balloon aortic valvuloplasty before transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a pilot study. EuroIntervention. 2014 Jun;10(2):241-7

9. Immè S, Attizzani GF, Sgroi C, Barbanti M, Patané M, Capodanno D, Tamburino C. Pre-defining optimal C-arm position for TAVI with CT-scan using free software. EuroIntervention. 2013 Nov 22;9(7):878-9

10. Barbanti M, Latib A, Sgroi C, Fiorina C, De Carlo M, Bedogni F, De Marco F, Ettori F, Petronio AS, Colombo A, Testa L, Klugmann S, Poli A, Maffeo D, Maisano F, Aruta P, Gulino S, Giarratana A, Patanè M, Cannata S, Immè S, Mangoni L, Rossi A, Tamburino C. Acute kidney injury after transcatheter aortic valve implantation with self-expanding CoreValve prosthesis: results from a large multicentre Italian research project. EuroIntervention. 2014 May;10(1):133-40

11. Grasso C, Ohno Y, Attizzani GF, Cannata S, Immè S, Barbanti M, Pistritto AM, Ministeri M, Caggegi A, Chiarandà M, Dipasqua F, Ronsivalle G, Mangiafico S, Scandura S, Capranzano P, Capodanno D, Tamburino C. Percutaneous mitral valve repair with the MitraClip system for severe mitral regurgitation in patients with surgical mitral valve repair failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Mar 4;63(8):836-8.

12. Sgroi C, Gulino S, Attizzani GF, Immè S, Patanè M, Ohno Y, Cannata S, Giarratana A, Aruta P, Bottari V, Barbanti M, Deste W, Giannazzo D, Tamburino C. Valve rupture after balloon aortic valvuloplasty successfully managed with emergency transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 20;168(1):e13-4

13. Grasso C, Capodanno D, Scandura S, Cannata S, Immè S, Mangiafico S, Pistritto A, Ministeri M, Barbanti M, Caggegi A, Chiarandà M, Dipasqua F, Giaquinta S, Occhipinti M, Ussia G, Tamburino C One- and Twelve-Month Safety and Efficacy Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Edge-to-Edge Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair (from the GRASP Registry). Am J Cardiol, 2013;

14. Scandura S, Ussia GP, Capranzano P, Caggegi A, Sarkar K, Cammalleri V, Mangiafico S, Chiarandà M, Immè S, Di Pasqua F, Pistritto AM, Millan G, Tamburino C. Left Cardiac Chambers Reverse Remodeling after Percutaneous Mitral Valve Ripair with the MitraClip System. J Am Soc Echocardiogr . 2012 Oct;25(10):1099-105

15. Ussia GP, Barbanti M, Sarkar K, Cumbo M, Aruta P, Scarabelli M, Cammalleri V, Immè S, Pistritto AM, Gulino S, Deste W, Zingali G, Garretto V, Mulè M, Scandura S, Tamburino C. Accuracy of intracardiac echocardiography for aortic root assessment in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Am Heart J. 2012;163:684-9.

16. Ussia GP, Barbanti M, Sarkar K, Aruta P, Scarabelli M, Cammalleri V, Immè S, Pistritto AM, Gulino S, Mulè M, Deste W, Cannata S, Tamburino C. Transcatheter aortic bioprosthesis dislocation: technical aspects and mid-term follow-up EuroIntervention. 2012;7:1285-92.

17. Tamburino C1, Barbanti M, Capodanno D, Mignosa C, Gentile M, Aruta P, Pistritto AM, Bonanno C, Bonura S, Cadoni A, Gulino S, Di Pasqua MC, Cammalleri V, Scarabelli M, Mulè M, Immè S, Del Campo G, Ussia GP. Comparison of complications and outcomes to one year of transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 2012 May 15;109(10):1487-93

18. Ussia GP, Cammalleri V, Scandura S, Immè S, Pistritto AM, Ministeri M, Chiarandà M, Caggegi A, Barbanti M, Aruta P, Tamburino C. Update on percutaneous mitral valve therapy: clinical results and real life experience. Minerva Cardioangiol. 2012 Feb;60(1):57-70.

19. Ussia GP, Cammalleri V, Sarkar K, Scandura S, Immè S, Pistritto AM, Caggegi A, Chiarandà M, Mangiafico S, Barbanti M, Scarabelli M, Mulè M, Aruta P, Tamburino C. Quality of life following percutaneous mitral valve repair with the MitraClip System. Int J Cardiol. 2012;155:194-200.

20. Ussia GP, Barbanti M, Cammalleri V, Scarabelli M, Mulè M, Aruta P, Pistritto AM, Immè S, Capodanno D, Sarkar K, Gulino S, Tamburino C. Quality-of-life in elderly patients one year after transcatheter aortic valve implantation for severe aortic stenosis. EuroIntervention. 2011;7:573-9.

21. Ussia GP, Scarabelli M, Mulè M, Barbanti M, Sarkar K, Cammalleri V, Immè S, Aruta P, Pistritto AM, Gulino S, Deste W, Capodanno D, Tamburino C. Dual antiplatelet therapy versus aspirin alone in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Am J Cardiol. 2011; 108:1772-6

22. Tamburino C, Barbanti M, Capodanno D, Sarkar K, Cammalleri V, Scarabelli M, Mulè M, Immè S, Aruta P, Ussia GP.Early- and mid-term outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with logistic EuroSCORE less than 20%: a comparative analysis between different risk strata. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012;79:132-40

23. Tamburino C, Immè S, Barbanti M, Mulè M, Pistritto AM, Aruta P, Cammalleri V, Scarabelli M, Mangiafico S, Scandura S, Ussia GP.Reduction of mitral valve regurgitation with Mitraclip® percutaneous system. Minerva Cardioangiol. 2010;58:589-98.

24. Ussia GP, Scarabelli M, Mulè M, Barbanti M, Cammalleri V, Immè S, Aruta P, Pistritto AM, Carbonaro A, Deste W, Sciuto P, Licciardello G, Calvi V, Tamburino C.Postprocedural management of patients after transcatheter aortic valve implantation procedure with self-expanding bioprosthesis. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010;76:757-66.

25. Ussia GP, Barbanti M, Immè S, Scarabelli M, Mulè M, Cammalleri V, Aruta P, Pistritto AM, Capodanno D, Deste W, Di Pasqua MC, Tamburino C. Management of implant failure during transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010;76:440-9.

26. Ussia GP, Capodanno D, Barbanti M, Scarabelli M, Imme S, Cammalleri V, Mule M, Pistritto A, Aruta P, Tamburino C.Balloon aortic valvuloplasty for severe aortic stenosis as a bridge to high-risk transcatheter aortic valve implantation. J Invasive Cardiol. 2010;22:161-6.

27. Ussia GP, Mulè M, Cammalleri V, Scarabelli M, Barbanti M, Immè S, Mangiafico S, Marchese A, Galassi AR, Tamburino C. Percutaneous closure of left atrial appendage to prevent embolic events in high-risk patients with chronic atrial fibrillation. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2009;74:217-22.

28. Ussia GP, Mulè M, Barbanti M, Cammalleri V, Scarabelli M, Immè S, Capodanno D, Ciriminna S, Tamburino C. Quality of life assessment after percutaneous aortic valve implantation. Eur Heart J. 2009;30:1790-6.

29. Ussia GP, Cammalleri V, Mulè M, Scarabelli M, Barbanti M, Scardaci F, Mangiafico S, Immè S, Capodanno D, Tamburino C. Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale with a bioabsorbable occluder device: single-centre experience. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2009;74:607-14.

ABSTRACTS
Co-author of 100 original abstracts in national Congresses
C0-author of 50 original abstracts in international Congresses

BOOKS AND CHAPTERS
• Author of one chapters for the book: Percutaneous treatment of left side cardiac valves. A practical guide for interventional cardiologist by Corrado Tamburino and Gian Paolo Ussia. edition 2010, edited by Springer
• Author of one chapters for the book: Percutaneous treatment of left side cardiac valves. A practical guide for interventional cardiologist by Corrado Tamburino and Gian Paolo Ussia. edition 2012, edited by Springer

Specializzazione
Cardiologia
Qualifiche
Cardiologo
Università & Abilitazione
UNIVERSITA’ DEGLI STUDI DI CATANIA
Iscrizione ordine dei Medici e Odontoiatri di Siracusa: SR-3940