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Laureato in Medicina e Chirurgia nel 1992 presso Università di Ancona. Iscritto all'Ordine dei Medici di Ancona.

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CURRICULUM VITAE
ALESSANDRO BRUNELLI
Via S. Margherita 23, 60129 Ancona
Tel. 071 0715964433; Fax# 071 5964481
email- alexit_2000@yahoo.com
STUDI:
Liceo Scientifico "Luigi di Savoia", Ancona, 1980-1985
Maturit Scientifica Giugno '85 (60/60).
Facolt di Medicina e Chirurgia Universit degli Studi di
Milano 1985/1986;
Facolt di Medicina e Chirurgia Universit degli Studi di
Ancona 1986-1992;
Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia 27/10/1992 (110 e Lode)
Esame di Abilitazione alla Professione...

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di Medico e
Chirurgo Novembre 1992 (100/100).
-ECFMG, United States Medical Licensure Examination superato nel
Giugno 1993 (step 1) e Settembre 1993(step 2).
Diploma di Specialit in Chirurgia Toracica 4/11/1998
(50 e Lode)
American College of Surgeons, Advanced Trauma Life Support certified, 2005



ESPERIENZE PROFESSIONALI:
Gennaio 1993-Giugno 1993 Assitente volontario borsista presso il reparto chirurgico della Casa di Cura "Villa Adria", Ancona.
Marzo 1993 a Gennaio 1994 456 (quattrocentocinquantasei) ore attive di guardia medica interdisciplinare presso la Casa di Cura "Villa Adria", Ancona.
Luglio 1993, Visiting Physician presso Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.
Novembre 1994, Visiting Physician presso Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA.
Maggio 1996, Visiting Physician presso Department of Thoracic Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA.
Maggio-Giugno 1998 Visiting Physician presso Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California San Diego, CA, USA.
Gennaio 1994_Novembre 1998 in servizio presso la Clinica di Chirurgia Toracica di Ancona in qualit di Assistente in Formazione della Scuola di Specialit di Chirurgia Toracica, Universit degli Studi di Ancona.
Novembre 1998-Giugno 1999 in servizio presso la Clinica di Chirurgia Toracica Universit di Ancona in qualit di Medico Frequentatore Volontario.
Luglio 1999-Febbraio 2000 in servizio con Contratto di Collaborazione Coordinata e Continuativa presso la Clinica di Chirurgia Toracica Universit di Ancona.
18 Gennaio 2000: vincitore di concorso per titoli ed esame per 1 posto di Dirigente Medico presso la Clinica di Chirurgia Toracica, Azienda Ospedaliera Umberto I Ancona.
dal 1 Marzo 2000 assunto a tempo indeterminato come Dirigente Medico presso la Clinica di Chirurgia Toracica di Ancona.
dal 1 Gennaio 2005 Clinical Audit Lead U.O. Chirurgia Toracica Ancona
Professore a contratto, Universit Politecnica delle Marche, insegnamento in Malattie chirurgiche dellapparato respiratorio del mediastino e della parete toracica (Scuola di Specializzazione in Chirurgia Toracica), Anni Accademici 2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008, 2008/2009.
Lecturer European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) European School of Thoracic Surgery.
Membro dellAudit and Clinical Excellence ad hoc Committee, ESTS. 2007-2008
Membro del Database Committee, ESTS. 2004-
Membro dello Scientific Committee, ESTS. 2007-2008
Membro dellAnnual Meeting Committee, ESTS. 2007-
Chair European Respiratory Society/European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Fitness for Radical Therapy task force (2007-2009)
Director ESTS Database (2008- )
Membro del Council ESTS (2008- )
November 2009-May 2010 Clinical Visiting Program , Division of Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
April 2010, Visiting Physician, Dept. Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.
Membro dellEditorial Board, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery (2010-)

ESPERIENZA CHIRURGICA
(fino a Agosto 2009)
1454 interventi eseguiti dal 1994 a tutto Luglio 2009. 837 come PRIMO OPERATORE, 276 come TUTOR di specializzandi, 341 come SECONDO OPERATORE. Tra gli interventi ho eseguito le procedure seguenti: 110 wedge resections; 37 segmentectomie; 349 lobectomie; 73 pneumonectomie; 8 esofagectomie; 41 timectomie; 20 resezioni di tumori mediastinici; 188 procedure in VATS (di cui 105 con approccio uniportale).


RICERCHE E PUBBLICAZIONI:
- "Drenaggio microchirurgico biliopancreatico nella pancreatite da ceruleina del ratto dopo allopurinolo" Tesi di Laurea, Ottobre1992; relatore Prof. Nino Masera.
- " Analisi dell'indice multifattoriale di rischio POSSUM in chirurgia toracica" Tesi di Specialit, Novembre 1998, relatore Prof. A. Fianchini.
1) Brunelli A. Sui particolari istologici della pancreatite sperimentale da ceruleina. Rass Ger 1993; 3-4: 307-310.
2) Brunelli A. Approccio microchirurgico alla valutazione della pancreatite sperimentale da ceruleina dopo allopurinolo. Rass Ger 1994; 1-4: 31-42.
3) Brunelli A. Microsurgical evaluation of experimental pancreatitis after allopurinol: a secretory serological and morphological study. Pancreas 1995; 11: 55-62. (i.f. 1.662)
4) Sledzinski Z, Wozniak M, Antosiewicz J, Lezoche E, Familiari M, Bertoli E, Greci L, Brunelli A, Masera N, Wajda Z. Protective effect of 4-hydroxy-TEMPO, a low molecular weight superoxide dismutase mimic, on free radical toxicity in experimental pancreatitis. Int J Pancreatol 1995; 18: 153-160. (i.f. 0.825)
5) Brunelli A, Sabbatini A, Catalini G, Fianchini A. Descending necrotizing mediastinitis: cervicotomy or thoracotomy? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1996; 111: 485-486. (i.f. 2.954)
6) Brunelli A, Catalini G, Fianchini A. Pregnancy exacerbating unsuspected mediastinal lymphangioleiomyomatosis and chylothorax. Int J Gynecol Obstet 1996; 52: 289-290. (i.f; 0.376)
7) Brunelli A, Sabbatini A, Catalini G, Fianchini A. Intrapulmonary benign fibrous tumor of the pleura. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1996; 111: 1292-1293. (i.f. 2.954)
8) Brunelli A, Sabbatini A, Catalini G, Fianchini A. Descending necrotizing mediastinitis: surgical drainage and tracheostomy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1996; 122: 1326-1329. (i.f.1.136)
9) Fianchini A, Bertani A, Greco F, Brunelli A, Muti M. Transthoracic forequarter amputation and left pneumonectomy. Ann Thorac Surg 1996, 62: 1841-1843. (i.f. 2,190)
10) Brunelli A, Fianchini A. Predicted postoperative FEV1 and complications in lung resection candidates. Chest 1997; 111: 1145-1146.(i.f. 2.246)
11) Brunelli A, Scutti G. An ultrastructural study to investigate the effect of allopurinol on cerulein-induced damage to pancreatic acinar cells in rat. Int J Pancreatol 1998; 23: 25-29. (i.f. 0.825)
12) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Fianchini A. Isolated bronchogenic cyst of the lower mediastinum. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1998; 116: 372-373. (i.f. 2.954)
13) Brunelli A, Fianchini A, Xium F, Gesuita R, Mattei A, Carle F. Evaluation of the possum scoring system in lung surgery. Thorac Cardiovasc Surgeon 1998; 46: 141-146. (i.f. 0.641)
14) Brunelli A, Fianchini A, Gesuita R, Carle F. Possum scoring system as an instrument of audit in lung resection surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 1999; 67: 329-331. (i.f. 2.190)
15) Al Refai M, Brunelli A, Fianchini A. Giant Schwannoma of the posterior mediastinum. Chest 1999; 115: 907-908. (i.f. 2.246)
16) Marmorale C, Scib R, Siquini W, Massa M, Brunelli A, Landi E. Parietal seeding of unsuspected gallbladder carcinoma after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Ann Ital Chir 1998; 69(5): 613-617.
17) Campanella N, Moraca A, Pergolini M, Daher W, Fianchini A, Sabbatini A, Brunelli A, Al Refai M. Paraneoplastic syndromes in 68 cases of resectable non-small cell lung carcinoma: can they help in early detection? Med Oncol 1999; 16: 129-133 (i.f. 0.636).
18) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Fianchini A. Malignant small cell (Askin) tumor of the thoracopulmonary region originating from the phrenic nerve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1999; 118: 373-374 (i.f. 2.954).
19) Brunelli A, Fianchini A. Prolonged air leak following upper lobectomy: in search of the key. Chest 1999; 116: 848 (i.f. 2.246).
20) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Muti M, Sabbatini A, Fianchini A. Pleural tent after upper lobectomy: a prospective randomized study. Ann Thorac Surg 2000; 69: 1722-1724 (i.f. 2.190).
21) Sledzinski Z, Wozniak M, Brunelli A, Lezoche E, Scutti G, Kossowska E, Jankowski K, Stanek A, Bertoli E. Experimental pancreatitis induced by sinthetic prooxidant tert-butyl hydroperoxide. Pancreas 2000; 20: 146-151 (i.f. 1.662).
22) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Muti M, Sabbatini A, Fianchini A. Pleural tent after upper lobectomy: routine or selective. (Reply to the Editor). Ann Thorac Surg 2001, 71: 2083 (i.f. 2.190).
23) Brunelli A, Fianchini A, Al Refai M, Gesuita R, Carle F. Internal comparative audit in a thoracic surgery unit using the physiological and operative severity score for the enumeration of mortality and morbidity. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 2001; 19: 924-928. (i.f. 0,759).
24) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Fianchini A. Anaerobic threshold and thoracotomy chest pain. Chest 2001; 120: 1747-1748. (i.f. 2,246).
25) Brunelli A, Monteverde M, Salati M, Borri A, Al Refai M, Fianchini A. Stair climbing test to evaluate the maximum aerobic capacity early after lung resection. Ann Thorac Surg, 2001; 72: 1705-1710. (i.f. 2,190)
26) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Monteverde M, Borri A, Salati M, Fianchini A. Stair climbing test predicts cardiopulmonary complication after lung resection. Chest 2002; 121: 1106-1110. (i.f. 2,246)
27) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Monteverde M, Sabbatini A, Xium F, Fianchini A. Predictors of early morbidity after major lung resection in patients with and without airflow limitation. Ann Thorac Surg, 2002; 74: 999-1003.
28) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Monteverde M, Borri A, Salati M, Sabbatini A, Fianchini A. Pleural tent after upper lobectomy: a study of efficacy and duration of action. Ann Thorac Surg 2002; 74: 1958-1962.
29) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Monteverde M, Borri A, Salati M, Fianchini A. Predicted versus observed maximum oxygen consumption early after lung resection. Ann Thorac Surg 2003; 76: 376-380.
30) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Monteverde M, Borri A, Salati M, Fianchini. Predictors of exercise oxygen desaturation following major lung resection. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2003; 24: 145-148.
31) Brunelli A, Fianchini A. Stair climbing test in lung resection candidates with low predicted postoperative FEV1. Chest 2003; Chest 2003 124: 1179.
32) Brunelli A, Monteverde M, Al Refai M, Fianchini A. Stair climbing test as predictor of cardiopulmonary complications after pulmonary lobectomy in the elderly. Ann Thorac Surg 2004; 77: 266-270.
33) Brunelli A, Monteverde M, Borri A, Salati M, Marasco RD, Fianchini A. Predictors of prolonged air leak after pulmonary lobectomy. Ann Thorac Surg 2004; 77: 1205-1210.
34) Brunelli A, Fianchini A, Al Refai M, Salati M. A model for the internal evaluation of the quality of care after lung resection in the elderly. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2004; 25: 884-889.
35) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Monteverde M, Borri A, Salati M, Marasco RD, Fianchini A. Water seal versus suction after pulmonary lobectomy: a prospective randomized trial. Ann Thorac Surg 2004; 77:1932-1937.
36) Brunelli A, Sabbatini A, Xium F, Borri A, Salati M, Marasco RD, Fianchini A. Inability to perform maximal stair climbing test before lung resection: a propensity score analysis on early outcome. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2005; 27: 367-372.
37) Brunelli A, Sabbatini A, Xium F, Al Refai M, Borri A, Salati M, Marasco RD, Fianchini A. A model to predict the decline of the forced expiratory volume in one second and the carbon monoxide lung diffusion capacity early after major lung resection. Inter Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2005, 4: 61-65.
38) Berrisford R, Brunelli A, Rocco, G, Treasure T, Utley M. The European thoracic surgery database project: modelling the risk of in-hospital death following lung resection. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2005; 28: 306-311.
39) Brunelli A, Sabbatini A, Xium F, Al Refai M, Salati M, Marasco R. Alternate suction reduces prolonged air leak after pulmonary lobectomy: a randomised comparison versus water seal. Ann Thorac Surg 2005; 80: 1052-1055.
40) Brunelli A. Gender and early mortality following lung resection in elderly patients. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2005; 28: 182.
41) Berardi R, Brunelli A, Tamburrano T, Verdecchia L , Onofri A, et al. Perioperative anemia and blood transfusions as prognostic factors in patients undergoing resection for non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer 2005; 49: 371-376.
42) Brunelli A, Pieretti P, Al Refai M, Lacava N, Xium F, Boaron M, Zanello M, Sabbatini A. Elective intensive care admission after major lung resection: a multicentric propensity matched analysis of outcome. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2005; 4: 609-613.
43) Brunelli A. Planned ICU admission following lung resection: a debatable issue. Respiration 2006; 73:145-146.
44) Brunelli A, Xium F, Al Refai M, Salati M, Marasco R, Sabbatini A. Risk adjusted morbidity, mortality and faliure to rescue models for internal provider profiling after major lung resection. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2006, 5: 92-96.
45) Brunelli A, Xium F, Al Refai M, Salati M, Marasco R, Sabbatini A. Gemcitabine-Cisplatin chemotherapy bifore lung resection: a case-matched analysis on early outcome. Ann Thorac Surg 2006; 81: 1963-1968.
46) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Xium F, Sabbatini A, Morgan-Hughes N, Rocco G. Carbon monoxide lung diffusion capacity improves risk stratification in patients without airflow limitation: evidence for systematic measurement before lung resection. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006; 29: 567-570.
47) Brunelli A, Rocco G. Internal validation of risk models in lung resection surgery: bootstrap versus training and test sampling. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006; 131: 1243-1247.
48) Brunelli A. Mechanical ventilation and air leaks after lung biopsy for the Acute Distress Respiratory Syndrome. Invited Commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 2006; 82: 267.
49) Brunelli A, Xium F, Refai M, Salati M, Marasco R, Sabbatini A. Postlobectomy air leaks increase the risk of empyema but not of cardiopulmonary complications: a case-matched analysis. Chest 2006; 130: 1150-1156.
50) Brunelli A, Rocco G. Should carbon monoxide lung diffusion capacity (DLCO) measurement be mandatory before lung resection? Reply to Pramesh and Mistry. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006; 30: 203.
51) Rocco G, Brunelli A, et al Uniportal VATS for mediastinal nodes diagnosis and staging. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2006, 5: 430-432.
52) Brunelli A, Xium F, Refai M, Sabbatini A. Bilateral staged uniportal VATS for synchronous lung cancers. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2006; 5: 658-659.
53) Varela G, Brunelli A, Rocco G, et al. Predicted versus observed FEV1 in the immediate postoperative period after pulmonary lobectomy. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006 ; 30: 644-648.
54) Brunelli A, Xium F, Refai M, Salati M, Marasco R, Sciarra V, Sabbatini A. Evaluation
of expiratory volume, diffusion capacity and exercise tolerance following major lung resection: a prospective follow-up analysis. Chest 2007; 131: 141-147.
55) Brunelli A, Morgan-Hughes NJ, Al Refai M, Salati M, Sabbatini A, Rocco G. Risk-adjusted morbidity and mortality models to compare the performance of two units after major lung resections. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007, 133: 88-96.
56) Brunelli A, Xium F, Refai M, Salati M, Sabbatini A. Predicted versus observed FEV1 and DLCO after major lung resection: a prospective evaluation at different postoperative periods. Ann Thorac Surg 2007; 83: 1134-1139.
57) Varela G, Brunelli A, Rocco G, et al. Measured FEV1 in the first postoperative day and not ppoFEV1is the best predictor of cardiorespiratory morbidity afterlung resection. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2007; 31: 518-521.
58) Varela G, Brunelli A, Rocco G, et al. Evidence of lower alteration of expiratory volume in patients with airflow limitation in the immediate period after lobectomy. Ann Thorac Surg 2007 ; 84:417-422.
59) Brunelli A, Salati M, Refai M, Xium F, Rocco G, Sabbatini A. Risk-adjusted econometric model to estimate the postoperative costs: an additional instrument for monitoring the performance after major lung resection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007; 134:624-629.
60) Brunelli A, Socci L, Refai M, Salati M, Xium F, Sabbatini A. Quality of life before and after major lung resections: a prospective follow-up analysis. Ann Thorac Surg 2007; 84:410-416.
61) Brunelli A, Varela G, Rocco G, Socci L, Novoa N, Gatani T, Salati M, LaRocca A. A model to predict the immediate postoperative FEV1 following major lung resections. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2007; 32: 783-786
62) Brunelli A, Refai M, Xium F, Salati M, Marasco R, Sciarra V, Socci L, Sabbatini A. Oxygen desaturation during maximal stair climbing test and postoperative complications after major lung resections. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2008; 33: 77-82.
63) Brunelli A, Varela G, Berrisford R, Rocco G. Audit, Quality Control and Performance in Thoracic Surgery A European perspective. Thorac Surg Clin 2007; 17: 387-393
64) Brunelli A, Rocco G. Clinical and non clinical indicators of performance in thoracic surgery. Thorac Surg Clin 2007; 17: 369-377
65) Brunelli A, Rocco G, Varela G. Predictive ability of preoperative indices for major pulmonary surgery. Thorac Surg Clin 2007; 17: 329-336
66) Brunelli A, Rocco G. The comparison of performance between thoracic surgical units. Thorac Surg Clin 2007; 17: 413-424
67) Brunelli A, Varela G, van Schil P, Salati M, Novoa N, Hendricks JM, Jimenez MF, Lawers P. Multicentric analysis of performance after major lung resections by using the European Society Objective Score (ESOS). Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2008; 33: 284-288
68) Salati M, Brunelli A, Xiume F, Refai M, Sciarra V, Soccetti A, Sabbatini A. Uniportal videoassisted thoracoscopic surgery for primary spontaneous pneumothorax: clinical and economic analysis in comparison to the traditional approach. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2008; 7: 63-66.
69) Brunelli A. Preoperative evaluation of the lung resection candidate. Preface. Thorac Surg Clin 2008; 18:xi.
70) Ferguson MK, Lehman AG, Bolliger CT, Brunelli A. The role of DLCO and exercise tests. Thorac Surg Clin 2008; 18: 9-17.
71) Brunelli A, Rocco G. Spirometry: predicting risk and outcome. Thorac Surg Clin 2008; 18:1-8.
72) Brunelli A. Stair climbing test before lung resection: back to the future. Respiration 2008; 75:372-373.
73) Brunelli A, Refai M, Xium F, Salati M, Sciarra V, Socci L, Sabbatini A. Performance at Symptom-Limited Stair Climbing Test is Associated with Increased Cardiopulmonary Complications, Mortality and Costs Following Major Lung Resection. Ann Thorac Surg 2008; 86:240-248.
74) Brunelli A, Ferguson MK, Rocco G, Pieretti P, Vigneswaran WT, Morgan-Hughes NJ, Zanello M, Salati M. A Scoring System Predicting the Risk for ICU Admission for Complications after Major Lung Resection. A Multicenter Analysis. Ann Thorac Surg 2008; 86:213-218.
75) Brunelli A, Salati M. Preoperative evaluation of lung cancer: predicting the impact of surgery on physiology and quality of life. Curr Opinion Pulm Med 2008; 14:275-281.
76) Salati M, Brunelli A, Rocco G. Uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for diagnosis and treatment of intrathoracic conditions. Thorac Surg Clin 2008; 18: 305-310.
77) Brunelli A, Belardinelli R, Refai M, Salati M, Socci L, Pompili C, Sabbatini A. Peak oxygen consumption during cardiopulmonary exercise test improves risk-stratification in candidates to major lung resection. Chest 2009; 135:1260-1267.
78) Salati M, Brunelli A, Xium F, Refai M, Sabbatini A. Quality of life in the elderly after major lung resectionfor lung cancer. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2009; 8: 79-83.
79) Refai M, Brunelli A, Xium F, Salati M, Sciarra V, Socci L, Di Nunzio L, Sabbatini A. Short-term perioperative treatment with ambroxol reduces pulmonary complications and hospital costs after pulmonary lobectomy: a randomized trial. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009; 35:469-473.
80) Brunelli A, Berrisford RG, Rocco G, Varela G, on behalf of the ESTS Database Committee. The European Thoracic Database project: composite performance score to measure quality of care after major lung resection. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009; 35:769-774.
81) Brunelli A. Algorithm for functional evaluation of lung resection candidates: time for reappraisal? Respiration 2009; 78:117-118
82) Brunelli A, Charloux A, Bolliger CT, Rocco G, Sculier JP, Varela G, Licker M, Ferguson MK, Faivre-Finn C, Huber RM, Clini EM, Win T, De Ruysscher D, Goldman L; European Respiratory Society; European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Joint Task Force on Fitness For Radical Therapy. The European Respiratory Society and European Society of Thoracic Surgeons clinical guidelines for evaluating fitness for radical treatment (surgery and chemoradiotherapy) in patients with lung cancer. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009; 36:181-184
83) Brunelli A, Charloux A, Bolliger CT, Rocco G, Sculier JP, Varela G, Licker M, Ferguson MK, Faivre-Finn C, Huber RM, Clini EM, Win T, De Ruysscher D, Goldman L; European Respiratory Society; European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Joint Task Force on Fitness For Radical Therapy. ERS/ESTS clinical guidelines on fitness for radical therapy in lung cancer patients (surgery and chemo-radiotherapy). Eur Respir J 2009; 34:17-41.
84) Brunelli A, Salati M, Refai M, Di Nunzio L, Xium F, Sabbatini A. Evaluation of a new chest tube removal protocol using digital air leak monitoring after lobectomy: a prospective randomised trial. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009; in press
85) Salati M, Cardillo G, Carbone L, Rea F, Marulli G, Brunelli A, Voltolini L, Gotti G, Rocco G. Iatrogenic phrenic nerve injury during thymectomy: The extent of the problem. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 139:77-78
86) Manieri M, Murano I, Fianchini A, Brunelli A, Cinti S. Morphological and immunohistochemical features of brown adipocytes and preadipocytes in a case of human hibernoma. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2009, in press
87) Charloux A, Brunelli A, Bolliger CT, Rocco G, Sculier JP, Varela G, Licker M, Ferguson MK, Faivre-Finn C, Huber RM, Clini EM, Win T, De Ruysscher D, Goldman L.
Lung function evaluation before surgery in lung cancer patients: how are recent advances put into practice? A survey among members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons and of the Thoracic Oncology Section of the European Respiratory Society. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2009; 9:925-931
88) Pompili C, Brunelli A, Xiume' F, Sabbatini A. Chest wall reconstruction with a titanium rib bridge for post-traumatic parietal hernia. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009, in press
89) Varela G, Brunelli A, Jimnez MF, Di Nunzio L, Novoa N, Aranda JL, Sabbatini A. Chest drainage suction decreases differential pleural pressure after upper lobectomy and has no effect after lower lobectomy. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009, in press.
90) Refai M, Brunelli A, Rocco G, Ferguson MK, Fortiparri SN, Salati M, La Rocca A, Kawamukai K. Does induction treatment increase the risk of morbidity and mortality after pneumonectomy? A multicentre case-matched analysis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009, in press
91) Pompili C, Brunelli A, Refai M, Xium F, Sabbatini A. Does chronic obstructive pulmonary disease affect postoperative quality of life in patients undergoing lobectomy for lung cancer? A case-matched study. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009, in press
92) Bolliger CT, Brunelli A, Charloux A. Preoperative evaluation of lung function tests results before lung resection. Eur Respir J, 2009 in press
93) Brunelli A, Xium F, Refai M, Salati M, Di Nunzio, Pompili C, Sabbatini A. Peak Oxygen consumption measured during stair climbing test in lung resection candidates. Respiration 2010, in press.
94) Brunelli A, Belardinelli R, Pompili C. Beyond VO2 peak: ventilatory inefficiency measured during cardiopulmonary exercise test to refine risk-stratification in lung resection candidates. Editorial comment. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2010, in press.


67 Original Articles come primo Autore.

Journal Impact factor n. pubblicazioni Total Impact Factor
Pancreas 1.872 2 3.744
Int J Pancreatol 1.542 2 3.084
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 3 8 24
Ann Thorac Surg 2.244 19 42.636
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2 21 42
Chest 4.008 9 36.064
Arch Otolaryngol 1.408 1 1.408
Int J Gynecol Obstet 0.754 1 0.754
Lung Cancer 3.172 1 3.172
Med Oncol 1.159 1 1.159
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 0.753 1 0.753
Respiration 2 4 8
Curr Opinion Pulm Med 2.494 1 2.494
Eur Respir J 5.545 2 11
Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 3.565 1 3.565
Cumulative Personal IF 182






RICONOSCIMENTI:
- Tesi di Laurea insignita della dignit di stampa dalla Commissione di Laurea, Ottobre 1992.
- Borsa di Studio semestrale "Ninon" Fondazione Anziano Operato "Biancalana Masera, Novembre 1992, come Premio di Laurea.
- Borsa di Studio semestrale "Galvani-Rotary" FAO "Biancalana Masera", Aprile 1993, per tirocinio negli U.S.A.
- Borsa di Studio annuale "Biancalana" FAO "Biancalana Masera", Settembre 1993, per studi sperimentali.
- Borsa di Ricerca FAO "Biancalana-Masera", anno 1999, per studio chirurgico su" Analisi dell'indice multifattoriale di rischio POSSUM in chirurgia polmonare".
- Guest Reviewer per le seguenti riviste: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, The European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Medical Science Monitor, Respiration, British Medical Journal, Lung Cancer, Journal of Surgical Research.
- Citato in Marquis Whos Who in the World, 18th edition, 2001.




ATTI DI CONGRESSI NAZIONALI:
1) A Brunelli. Tavola Rotonda su "Valutazione del rischio in chirurgia toracica", XXV Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Roma 5-8 Novembre 1996.
2) A Brunelli. Pancreatite sperimentale da ceruleina dopo allopurinolo (studio microchirurgico secretorio sierologico e morfologico). Atti Accademia Medico Chirurgica del Piceno, Vol. 1, Giugno 1993.
3) A Brunelli, N Masera. Rilievi secretori nella pancreatite da ceruleina di ratti trattati con allopurinolo e con TEMPO. Atti VII Congresso Nazionale Societ Italiana di Fisiopatologia Chirurgica, S. Pellegrino Terme (BG) 15-17 Maggio 1994.
4) A Fianchini, A Sabbatini, A Brunelli, M Al Refai, N Campanella, A Moraca, W Daher, M Pergolini. Prevalenza delle sindromi paraneoplastiche nei tumori polmonari non a piccole cellule candidati all'intervento chirurgico con intenti curativi. 7 Congresso Nazionale FONICAP; 11-13 Giugno, 1998, Bari.
5) A Fianchini, A Brunelli. Resezioni polmonari allargate: indicazioni, tecniche e risultati. International Congress, Lung cancer surgery and lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema; 26-27 Ottobre 1998, Fano.
6) Alessandro Brunelli, Majed Al Refai, Marco Monteverde, Alessandro Borri, Michele Salati, Francesco Xium, Armando Sabbatini, Aroldo Fianchini. Il test delle scale nei candidati a resezione polmonare ad alto rischio. 4 Congresso AIPO, Sezione Centro Adriatica, 4 Ottobre 2002, Pesaro.
7) Marco Monteverde, Alessandro Brunelli, Majed Al Refai, Alessandro Borri, Michele Salati, Francesco Xium, Armando Sabbatini, Aroldo Fianchini. Predittori di complicanze postoperatorie dopo resezione polmonare maggiore. 4 Congresso AIPO, Sezione Centro Adriatica, 4 Ottobre 2002, Pesaro.
8) M Monteverde, A Brunelli, A Sabbatini, F Xium, M Al Refai, A Fianchini. Predictors of morbidity after major lung resection for lung carcinoma. XXVIII Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirugia Toracica, 24-27 Novembre 2002, Roma.
9) M Al Refai, A Brunelli, M Monteverde, A Borri, M Salati, A Fianchini. Il test delle scale nella valutazione del rischio operatorio in candidati a resezione polmonare con pi di 70 anni. XXVIII Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, 24-27 Novembre 2002, Roma.
10) A Brunelli, M Monteverde, A Borri, M Salati, A Sabbatini, A Fianchini. Predicted versus observed maximum oxygen consumption after lung resection. XXVIII Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirugia Toracica, 24-27 Novembre 2002, Roma.
11) A Brunelli, M Monteverde, M Salati, A Borri, M Al Refai, A Fianchini. Stair climbing test in high risk lung resection candidates. XXVIII Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, 24-27 Novembre 2002, Roma.
12) Marasco R, Borri A, Salati M, Al Refai M, Brunelli A, Sabbatici A, Xium F, Fianchini A. Mediastinite Discendente Necrotizzante: 10 casi. XXIX Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Pozzuoli 17-20 Novembre 2004.
13) Salati M, Borri A, Marasco RD, Al Refai M, Brunelli A, Sabbatici A, Xium F, Fianchini A. Funzione respiratoria dopo lobectomia in pazienti con FEV1< 70%. XXIX Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Pozzuoli 17-20 Novembre 2004.
14) Salati M, Refai M, Sabbatini A, Jutley R, Rocco G, Brunelli A. Modelli di morbilit e mortalit per il confronto della performance di due unit dopo resezione polmonare maggiore nellanziano. XXX Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Assisi 25-28 Ottobre 2006.
15) Xium F, Brunelli A, Refai M, Salati M, Sabbatini A. Chirurgia videotoracoscopica uniportale: esperienza iniziale in un singolo centro. XXX Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Assisi 25-28 Ottobre 2006.
16) V. Sciarra, L. Socci, L. Di Nunzio, C. Pompili, A. Brunelli, F. Xium, M. Refai, M. Salati, A. Sabbatini. VATS uniportale per il trattamento del pneumotorace spontaneo primitivo: esperienza di un singolo centro. XXXI Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Castrocaro Terme 15-18 Ottobre 2008.
17) L. Di Nunzio, V. Sciarra, L. Socci, C. Pompili, A. Brunelli, F. Xium, M. Refai, M. Salati, A. Sabbatini. Valutazione di un protocollo di rimozione dei drenaggi toracici dopo lobectomia polmonare utilizzante un nuovo sistema di misurazione digitale delle perdite aeree. XXXI Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Castrocaro Terme 15-18 Ottobre 2008.
18) C. Pompili, L. Di Nunzio, V. Sciarra, L. Socci, A. Brunelli, F. Xium, M. Refai, M. Salati, A. Sabbatini. Qualit della vita in pazienti ad alto rischio operatorio e sottoposti a resezione maggiore polmonare per neoplasia. XXXI Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Castrocaro Terme 15-18 Ottobre 2008.
19) L. Socci,. C. Pompili, L. Di Nunzio, V. Sciarra, L. Socci, A. Brunelli, F. Xium, M. Refai, M. Salati, A. Sabbatini. Complicanze e mortalit postoperatoria in pazienti ad alto rischio respiratorio e sottoposti a resezione polmonare maggiore per neoplasia polmonare. XXXI Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Castrocaro Terme 15-18 Ottobre 2008.

ATTI CONGRESSI INTERNAZIONALI

1) Z Sledzinski, M Wozniak, A Brunelli, E Lezoche, E Bertoli, Z Wajda. Acute necrotizing pancreatitis induced by prooxidant agent T-Butyl Hydroperoxide. European Congress I.H.P.B.A. 25-28 Maggio 1995, Atene, Grecia.
2) N Campanella, A Moraca, W Daher, M Pergolini, A Fianchini, A Sabbatini, A Brunelli, M Al Refai. Prevalence of paraneoplastic syndromes in non small cell lung cancer bearing patients, eligible for surgery. 10th NCI-EORTC symposium on new drugs in cancer therapy; June 16-19, 1998, Amsterdam.
3) A Brunelli, A Sabbatini, F Xium, A Borri, M Salati, RD Marasco, A Fianchini. A model to predict the decline of FEV1 and DLCO early after major lung resection. 3rd EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting, 13-15 September 2004, Leipzig, Germany.
4) Brunelli A, Sabbatini A, Xium F, Al Refai M, Salati M, Marasco R. Risk-adjusted morbidity, mortality and failure-to-rescue models to evacuate the internal quality of care after major lung resection. 4th EACTS/ESTS joint meeting, 24-28 September 2005, Barcelona, Spain.
5) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Salati M, Morgan-Hughes N, Sabbatini A, Rocco G. Modelling the risk of emergency ICU admission following initial recovery after major lung resection. 42 STS Meeting, 29 January- 2 February 2006, Chicago, Il, USA.
6) Berardi R, Scartozzi M, Squadroni M, Santinelli A, Brunelli A, Gasparini S, Valeri G, Mormorale C, Fianchini A, Cascinu S. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) status in different stages of resected non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): implications for treatment with EGFR-targeted monoclonal antibodies. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2006 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings Part I. Vol 24, No. 18S (June 20 Supplement), 2006: 20015

7) Brunelli A, Al Refai M, Jutley RS, Salati M, Rocco G. Risk-adjusted morbidity and mortalit models to compare the performance of two units after major lung resection in the elderly. Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, 2006 Annual Meeting, 13-16 March 2006, Dublin.
8) Brunelli A, Morgan-Hughes NJ, Al Refai M, Salati M, Sabbatini A, Rocco G. Risk-adjusted morbidity and mortality models to compare the performance of two units after major lung resections. 86th American Associatian of Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting, 29 April- 3 May 2006, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
9) Brunelli A. Can we predict postoperative pulmonary function. 3rd Spring Meeting European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 12-13 May 2006, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
10) Brunelli A. Alternate suction to reduce prolonged air leak. Techno-College, 5th EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting, Stockholm 9-13 September 2006.
11) Varela G, Brunelli A, Rocco G, et al. Measured FEV1 in the first postoperative day, and not ppoFEV1, is the best predictor of cardio-respiratory morbidity after lung resection. 5th EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting, Stockholm 9-13 September 2006.
12) Brunelli A, Varela G, Van Schil P, Salati M, Novoa N, Hendricks JM, Jimenez MF, Lauwers P. Multicenrtic analysis of performance after major lung resection by using the European Society Objective Score (ESOS). 15th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Leuven, Belgium 3-6 June 2007.
13) Refai M, Brunelli A, Xium F, Salati M, Marasco R, Sciarra V, Socci L, Sabbatini A. Oxygen desaturation during maximal stair climbing test and postoperative complications. 15th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Leuven, Belgium 3-6 June 2007.
14) Brunelli A. European Society of Thoracic Surgeons online Database. ThoraxChirurgie X, van Hoytema stichting. Enschede, The Netherlands, 14 December 2007.
15) Brunelli A, Refai M, Xiume F, Salati M, Sciarra V, Socci L, Sabbatini A. Performance at symptom limited stair climbing test is associated with increased cardiopulmonary complications, mortality and costs following major lung resection. 44th Annual Meeting Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 28-30 January 2008.
16) Brunelli A, Ferguson MK, Rocco G, Pieretti P, Vigneswaran WT, Morgan-Hughes N, Zanello M, Salati M. A scoring system predicting the risk for ICU admission for complications after major lung resection. A multicenter analysis. 44th Annual Meeting Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 28-30 January 2008.
17) Salati M, Brunelli A, Refai M, Xiume F, Socci L, Di Nunzio L, Sabbatini A. Quality of life in the elderly after major lung resection for lung cancer. 16th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Bologna, Italy 8-11 June 2008.
18) Refai M, Brunelli A, Xium F, Salati M, Sciarra V, Sabbatini A. Short-term perioperative treatment with ambroxol reduces pulmonary complications and hospital costs after pulmonary lobectomy. A randomized trial. 16th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Bologna, Italy 8-11 June 2008.
19) Refai M, Brunelli A, Ferguson MK, Rocco G et al. Induction treatment does not increase the risk of morbidity and mortality after pneumonectomy for lung cancer: a multicenter case-matched analysis. 17th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Krakow, Poland, 31 May-3 June 2009.
20) Pompili C, brunelli A, Xium F, Refai M, Socci L, Sabbatini A. Does chronic obstructive pulmonary disease affect postoperative quality of life in patients undergoing lobectomy for lung cancer? A case-matched study. 17th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Krakow, Poland, 31 May-3 June 2009.
21) Brunelli A, Varela,G, Refai M, Jimenez MF, Pompili C, Sabbatini A, Aranda JL. A scoring system to predict the risk of prolonged air leak after lobectomy. 46th Annual Meeting Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 25-27 January 2010.
22) Brunelli A, Varela G, Salati M, Jimenez, Refai M, Pompili C, Sabbatini A.Validation of the revised cardiac risk index in lung resection candidates. 46th Annual Meeting Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 25-27 January 2010




PRESENTAZIONI A CONGRESSI REGIONALI
1) Pancreatite sperimentale da ceruleina dopo allopurinolo (studio microchirurgico secretorio sierologico e morfologico) Accademia Medico Chirurgica del Piceno, Ancona, Gennaio 1993.
2) I tumori polmonari estesi alla parete toracica. Giornate pneumologiche del Piceno, Ascoli Piceno, 27 Aprile 2001.
3) Il test delle scale come predittore di complicanze nei pazienti ad alto rischio dopo resezione polmonare. 4 Congresso AIPO, sezione Interregionale Centro-Adriatica, Pesaro 4 Ottobre 2002.
4) Criteri funzionali di resecabilit Congresso Interregionale ACOI, 24-25 Settembre 2004, Fano.
5) Criteri di operabilit: ovvero chi deve essere operato da chi, Giornate maceratesi di chirurgia toraco-polmonare, Abbadia di Fiastra (MC) 22-23 Aprile 2005.
6) La resezione polmonare nel paziente con BPCO, Corso Teorico-Pratico per Medici MG sulliter diagnostico terapeutico del paziente con BPCO, AOU Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, 5 Novembre 2005.
7) Modelli di stratificazione del rischio per la valutazione della qualit della assistenza in chirurgia recettiva polmonare, 2 Conferenza dei Servizi, AOU Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, 20 Dicembre 2005.
8) Specializzazione e volume: la necessit di aumentare la centralizzazione per migliorare la qualit in chirurgia toracica Seminari Dipartimentali Valutazione funzionale pre-resezione polmonare e novit in chirurgia toracoscopia uniportale Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, 10 Giungo 2006.
9) Chirurgia videotoracoscopica uniportale: un nuovo approccio per una tecnica consolidata. Indicazioni, tecnica e limiti. Seminari Dipartimentali Valutazione funzionale pre-resezione polmonare e novit in chirurgia toracoscopia uniportale Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, 10 Giungo 2006.
10) La chirurgia dellenfisema polmonare Seminario Enfisema polmonare: prevenzione, trattamento medico e chirurgico Morro, Camerino, 17 Giungo 2006.
11) La resezione polmonare nel paziente con BPCO, Corso Teorico-Pratico per Medici MG sulliter diagnostico terapeutico del paziente con BPCO,AOU Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, 21 Ottobre 2006.
12) La selezione preoperatoria del paziente con enfisema candidato alla resezione polmonare, VI Convegno Interregionale SIMFER Abruzzo e Molise La riabilitazione nelle disabilit respiratorie. Lanciano 27 Ottobre 2006.



PRESENTAZIONI A CONGRESSI NAZIONALI

1) Rilievi secretori nella pancreatite da ceruleina di ratti trattati con allopurinolo e con TEMPO VII Congresso Nazionale Societ Italiana di Fisiopatologia Chirurgica, S. Pellegrino Terme (BG) 15-17 Maggio 1994.
2) Il punteggio multifattoriale POSSUM come predittore di rischio nei candidati a resezione polmonare. Tavola Rotonda su "Valutazione del rischio in chirurgia toracica", XXV Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Roma 5-8 Novembre 1996.
3) Predicted versus observed maximum oxygen consumption after lung resection. XXVIII Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirugia Toracica, 24-27 Novembre 2002, Roma.
4) Stair climbing test in high risk lung resection candidates. XXVIII Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirugia Toracica, 24-27 Novembre 2002, Roma.
5) La resecabilit funzionale del parenchima polmonare Corso di perfezionamento Anestesia e Chirurgia polmonare, Bologna 6-7 Maggio 2005.
6) Selezione preoperatoria funzionale Corso Selezione preoperatoria e procedure anestesiologiche in chirurgia toraco-polmonare, Napoli 30 Giugno 2005.
7) La resecabilit funzionale del parenchima polmonare 2 Corso di perfezionamento Anestesia e Chirurgia polmonare, Bologna 11-12 Novembre 2005.
8) La resecabilit funzionale del parenchima polmonare 3 Corso di perfezionamento Anestesia e Chirurgia polmonare, Bologna 19-20 Maggio 2006.
9) Valutazione ergometrica preoperatoria, XXXI Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Castrocaro Terme 15-18 Ottobre 2008.
10) Pneumonectomia: una malattia? 2 giornata forlivese di pneumooncologia. Meldola 17 Aprile 2009.





PRESENTAZIONI A CONGRESSI INTERNAZIONALI

1) A model to predict the decline of FEV1 and DLCO early after major lung resection 3rd EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting, 13-15 September 2004, Leipzig, Germany.
2) Risk-adjusted morbidity, mortality and failure to rescue models to evaluate the internal quality of care after major lung resection 4th EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting, 24-28 September 2005, Barcelona, Spain.
3) Risk-adjusted morbidity and mortality models to compare the performance of two units after major lung resections. 86th Meeting American Association for Thoracic Surgery, 29 April-3 May 2006, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
4) Can we predict postoperative pulmonary function? 3rd Spring Meeting European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 12-13 May 2006, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
5) Alternate suction to reduce prolonged air leak. Techno-College, 5th EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting, 9-13 September 2006, Stockholm, Sweden.
6) Multicentric analysis of performance after major lung resection by using the European Society Objective Score (ESOS) 15th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Leuven, Belgium 3-6 June 2007.
7) Oxygen desaturation during maximal stair climbing test and postoperative complications 15th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Leuven, Belgium 3-6 June 2007.
8) European Society of Thoracic Surgeons online Database: capturing data to improve quality. ThoraxChirurgie X, van Hoytema stichting. Enschede, The Netherlands, 14 December 2007.
9) Performance at symptom limited stair climbing test is associated with increased cardiopulmonary complications, mortality and costs following major lung resection. 44th Annual Meeting Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 28-30 January 2008.
10) A scoring system predicting the risk for ICU admission for complications after major lung resection. A multicenter analysis. 44th Annual Meeting Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 28-30 January 2008. (POSTER)
11) A comparison of protocols when using a chest drain with continuous monitoring vs. traditional chest drain. Sponsored Satellite Dinner Presentation, 44th Annual Meeting STS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 27 January 2008.
12) VATS treatment of primary spontaneous pneumothorax. Lecture ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery. 8 April 2008. Elancourt, France.
13) VATS treatment of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax. Lecture ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery. 8 April 2008. Elancourt, France.
14) Audit and Quality control as foundation of future thoracic surgery. Postgraduate Course, 16th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Bologna, Italy 8-11 June 2008.
15) Low-tech exercise tests. Joint ERS-ESTS task force session. 16th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Bologna, Italy 8-11 June 2008.
16) DLCO: evidence for systematic measurement. (in replacement of Mark Ferguson) Joint ERS-ESTS task force session. 16th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Bologna, Italy 8-11 June 2008.
17) Digital air leak meter: does it make a difference? Thoracic Techno Meeting. 16th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Bologna, Italy 8-11 June 2008.
18) How to increase the chances to recovery of good quality of life after ICU stay. 22nd Annual Meeting EACTS, Postgraduate Course, 13-17 September 2008, Lisbon, Portugal.
19) Auditing Quality of care in thoracic surgery: a European perspective. Honorary guest lecture. Annual meeting Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland, Bournemouth (UK) 22-25 March 2009.
20) The ESTS Thoracic surgery database and accreditation. X Belgian Surgical Week, Ostend, Belgium 1 May 2009.
21) Preoperative evaluation of the lung resection candidates. XXVIII Congreso SOCALPAR, Zamora, Spain, 9 May 2009.
22) Invited lecture: Preoperative evaluation of the lung resection candidates: the new ERS-ESTS guidelines. Salamanca 8 May 2009
23) The European Thoracic Surgery database. ESTS Database Symposium. 17th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Krakow, Poland, 31 May-3 June 2009.
24) ESTS Institutional Accreditation. ESTS General Assembly, 17th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Krakow, Poland, 2 June 2009.
25) Split lung function: the clinical role of predicted postoperative (ppo)FEV1 and ppoDLCO. (in replacement of Gaetano Rocco). European Respiratory Society Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 14 September 2009
26) Low-technology exercise tests: an alternative to high-technology tests? European Respiratory Society Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 14 September 2009.
27) Update on preoperative risk assessment: the ERS-ESTS guidelines. ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Elancourt, France, 8-9 October 2009.
28) Functional operability: evidence-based approach. Evidence-based lecture. Postgraduate Course. 23 EACTS Annual Meeting, 18 October 2009, Vienna, Austria
29) A scoring system to predict the risk of prolonged air leak after lobectomy. 46th Annual Meeting Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 25-27 January 2010.
30) Validation of the revised cardiac risk index in lung resection candidates. 46th Annual Meeting Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 25-27 January 2010.
31) Update on the European Database project. Thoracic Surgery Forum, Cambridge, UK, 6 February 2010.
32) Interpreting papers: from univariate to multivariate analysis and beyond. Lecture ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Antalya 17 March 2010.
33) Fitness for resection and risk stratification for lung resection. Lecture ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Antalya 17 March 2010.
34) Fundamentals of Adjuvant chemotherapy. Lecture ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Antalya 18 March 2010.
35) Fundamentals of neoadjuvant chemotheraoy. Lecture ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Antalya 18 March 2010.
36) Bilateral staged uniportal VATS resection for synchronous non small cell lung cancer. How to do it. Lecture ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Antalya 18 March 2010.
37) Management of esophageal trauma. Lecture ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Antalya 21 March 2010.
38) Management of diaphragmatic trauma. Lecture ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Antalya 21 March 2010.


Chairman/organizer SESSION AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS
-Joint ERS-ESTS task force session. 16th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Bologna, Italy 9 June 2008 (C,O).
- Pulmonary non-neoplastic. 16th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Bologna, Italy 9 June 2008 (C).
- ESTS Database Symposium. 17th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Krakow, Poland, 1 June 2009 (C,O).


Business meetings
ERS-ESTS joint task force on fitness for radical therapy, Bologna, Italy 9 June 2008
ERS-ESTS joint task force on fitness for radical therapy, Berlin, Germany, 4 October 2008
ESTS ad hoc Committee meeting, Bologna, Italy, 8 June 2008
ESTS Council meeting (invited as ad hoc committee spokeperson) Leuven, Belgium, 6 June 2007
ESTS Scientific Annual Meeting Committee meeting, Bologna, Italy , 7-8 March 2008
ESTS Council meeting, Bologna, Italy, 11 June 2008
ERS-ESTS joint task force on fitness for radical therapy meeting, Bologna, Italy, 12 June 2008
ERS-ESTS joint task force on fitness for radical therapy meeting, Berlin, Germany, 4 October 2008
ESTS Council meeting, Paris, France, 17 October 2008
ESTS web-conference Officer meeting, 11 November 2008
ESTS web-conference Officer meeting, 18 November 2008
ESTS web-Council meeting, 9 December 2008
ESTS Council meeting, Paris, France, 6 February 2009
ESTS Scientific Annual Meeting Committee meeting, Krakow, Poland , 6-7 March 2009
ESTS Scientific Annual Meeting Committee meeting, Krakow, Poland, 30 May 2009
ESTS Council meeting, Krakow, Poland, 30 May 2009
ESTS Database Committee meeting, Krakow, Poland, 31 May 2009
ESTS business meeting with Presidents of National Societies, Krakow, Poland, 2 June 2009
ESTS Council and Regents business meeting Krakow, Poland, 2 June 2009
ESTS Council meeting, Krakow, Poland, 3 June 2009
ESTS database-FSTCVS Epithor meeting, Paris CDG 24 September 2009
ESTS web-Council meeting, 8 December 2009
STS-Annals of Thoracic Surgery Editorial meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 24 January 2010.
ESTS Database Committee web-conference, 28 February 2010.
ESTS web-Council meeting, 13 April 2010





PRESENTAZIONI A LEZIONI E SEMINARI
Anno 2000: Tumori del mediastino; Miastenia Gravis; Mediastiniti; Traumi toracici (Lezioni per Studenti di Medicina e Chirurgia)
Anno 2000: Chirurgia dellenfisema (Incontri di aggiornamento per Medici di Base)
Anno 2001: Tumori del mediastino; Miastenia Gravis; Mediastiniti (Lezioni per Studenti di Medicina e Chirurgia)
Anno 2002: Chirurgia funzionale del polmone. (Seminario per Studenti Corso di Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia Universit di Ancona)
Anno 2003: Tumori del mediastino (Lezioni per Studenti di Medicina e Chirurgia)
Anno 2004: Chirurgia funzionale del polmone. (Seminario per Studenti Corso di Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia Universit di Ancona)
Anno 2005: Chirurgia funzionale del polmone. (Seminario per Studenti Corso di Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia Universit di Ancona)


Dal 1994 ha partecipato attivamente alla preparazione di lezioni e seminari per studenti del Corso di Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia, alla ideazione e composizione di Tesi di Laurea e di Specialit, alla organizzazione e allo svolgimento delle Esercitazioni teorico-pratiche per studenti di Medicina, e al tutoraggio di medici specializzandi in reparto e in sala operatoria.


PARTECIPAZIONI A CONGRESSI DI RILEVANZA INTERNAZIONALE
- 76 Annual Meeting American Association of Thoracic Surgery, 28 Aprile-1 Maggio 1996, San Diego, California, USA.
- Seminario "The Master of Mechanics" Ostruzione bronchiale, enfisema polmonare e prospettive di terapia chirurgica, 13 Settembre 1996, Parma.
- XXV Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica,
5-8 Novembre 1996, Roma.
- International Symposium "Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Emphysema- a multidisciplined approach", 5-6 Dicembre 1996, Treviso.
- Symposium "Surgery for Emphysema", 28 Giugno 1997, Zurigo, Svizzera.
- International symposium " Lung cancer surgery and lung volume reduction surgery" 27-28 Ottobre 1998, Fano.
- Postgraduate Course Problems in general thoracic surgery 27-28 Ottobre 2000, Perugia.
- 81 Annual Meeting American Association of Thoracic Surgery, 2-5 Maggio 2001, San Diego, California, USA.
- XXVIII Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, 24-27 Novembre 2002, Roma.
- 2 Joint meeting EACTS/ESTS, 12-15 Ottobre 2003, Vienna.
- IX Corso teorico-pratico CPET: il test da sforzo cardiopolmonare, 8-9 Marzo 2004, Milano.
- ESTS Spring Meeting, Marzo 2004, Zurich.
- 3rd EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting, 13-15 September 2004, Leipzig, Germany.
- XXIX Congresso Nazionale della Societ Italiana di Chirurgia Toracica, Pozzuoli 17-20 Novembre 2004.
- ESTS Spring Meeting, Athens 1-2 Aprile 2005
- 4th EACTS/ESTS joint meeting, 24-28 September 2005, Barcelona, Spain.
- 86th Meeting American Association for Thoracic Surgery, 29 April-3May 2006, Philadelphia, USA
- 3rd Spring Meeting European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 12-13 May 2006, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
- 5th EACTS/ESTS Joint Meeting, 9-13 September 2006, Stockholm, Sweden.
- 15th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Leuven, Belgium, 3-6 June 2007.
- Launching Event ESTS Educational Platform, Covidien European Training Centre, Elancourt, France, 18-19 October 2007.
- 44th Annual Meeting STS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 27-30 January 2008.
- ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Elancourt, France. 7-8 April 2008
- 16th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Bologna, Italy 8-11 June 2008.
- 22nd Annual Meeting EACTS, Postgraduate Course, 13-17 September 2008, Lisbon, Portugal.
- Annual meeting Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland, Bournemouth (UK) 22-25 March 2009
- 10th Belgian Surgical Week, Ostend, Belgium 1 May 2009.
- 17th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Krakow, Poland, 31 May-3 June 2009.
- European Respiratory Society Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 12-16 September 2009.
- ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Elancourt, France , 8-9, October 2009
- 46th Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA. 24-27 January 2010.
- ESTS School of Thoracic Surgery, Theoretical Course, Antalya, Turkey, 16-21, March 2010





LINGUA STRANIERA:
- TOEFL 613 punti, pari al 93 percentile (Aprile 1993)
- ECFMG English test superato nel Settembre 1993.


MEMBERSHIPS:
- CTSNet
- American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) (2009-)
- European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) (2003-2008)
- European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) (2004-)
- ESTS European Thoracic Database Committee (2004-).
- ESTS Audit and Clinical Excellence ad-hoc Committee (2007-2008)
- ESTS Annual Meeting Committee (2007-)
- Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) (2009-)
- Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland (Honorary membership) (SCTS) (2009-)
- Chair ERS-ESTS task force on Fitness for Thoracic Surgery
- STS- The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Editorial Board (2010-)

Ancona, 13 Aprile 2010



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Il Dr. Alessandro Brunelli è specialista di medicitalia.it dal 2008.