Dr. Giuseppe Rescigno graduated in Pavia, Italy, where he completed the General Surgery training. Then he moved to France to become a Cardiac Surgeon of the adult. Back to Italy, he worked in several hospitals as a Consultant. He is currently a Locum Consultant Cardiac Surgeon of the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust in Wolverhampton, UK. Clinical research has always been one of his main activities. He has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He was investigator surgeon of the STICH (Surgical Treatment for Ischemic Heart Failure) Trial in Bergamo, the eSVS Mesh Trial and the Observant Study both in Ancona. In 2001-2002, he was Lecturer for the pHD Course, University of Modena (Italy). He holds one patent on an original technique to assess bronchial ischemia after lung transplantation.