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Education

Jun 2011July 2016

Degree in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine - Final grade 70/70 cum laude

    Department of Medical-Surgical Pathophysiology and Organ Transplantation, UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO - MILAN, ITALY

Thesis: "Transfusion of red blood cells stored for longer durations increases extravascular hemolysis and risk of adverse events"

Oct 2010Jul 2010

Degree in Medicine and Surgery - Final grade 110/110 cum laude

    Università degli Studi di Milano - Milan, Italy 

Thesis: "Analysis of factors involved in triage decisions in the ICU"

Sep 1999Jul 2004

High school diploma - Final mark 100/100

    Liceo Scientifico G.B. Vico - Corsico, Milan

Work History

Apr 2016July 2016

Resident Physician - Operating Room

Ospedale Maggiore di Milano - Milan

Anesthesia and analgesia for thoracic, abdominal and endocrinologic surgery. 


Jan 2016Apr 2016

  Resident Physician - Operating room

Ospedale Maggiore di Milano - Milan

General and regional anaesthesia for pediatric general surgery. Anesthesia and analgesia management in obstetrics and gynecology. 


Jan 2015Dec 2015

   Research Fellow

Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Pathology & Cell biology - New York City, ny

Research Fellow at Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Pathology & Cell biology, New York City, NY


May 2014Dec 2014

    Resident Physician - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Ospedale Papa Giovanni XXIII - Bergamo
Treatment of pediatric critically ill patients at Ospedale Papa Giovanni XXIII, Bergamo. Intensive care of children with liver and lung transplantation, congenital heart diseases, metabolic diseases, respiratory insufficiency. Competences in invasive and non invasive mechanical ventilation and sedation of pediatric critically ill patients.
May 2013May 2014

    Resident Physician - Clinical and preclinical research

Ospedale Maggiore di Milano - Milan

Clinical and preclinical research on lung transplantation and Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion at Centro di Ricerche Precliniche Chirurgiche Università degli Studi di Milano, Ospedale Maggiore di Milano with Dr. Franco Valenza.


Jul 2012Apr 2013

    Resident Physician - Operating Room

 A.O. San Paolo, Polo Universitario - Milan

General and regional anaesthesia for adult general, vascular, endocrinologic, orthopaedic and urologic surgery. Management of analgesia in the post-operative period.


Jun 2011Jun 2012

    Resident Physician - Adult Intensive Care Unit

 A.O. San Paolo, Polo Universitario - Milan

Treatment of critically ill patients, both in- and out-of-hospital, competences in mechanical invasive and non-invasive ventilation, cardiovascular and metabolic support and sedation of critically ill patients.


Mar 2007Jun 2011

 Internship - Adult Intensive Care Unit

A.O. San Paolo, Polo Universitario - Milan 

Treatment of critically ill patients, both in- and out-of-hospital, competences in mechanical invasive and non-invasive ventilation, cardiovascular and metabolic support and sedation of critically ill patients.


Publications

A Galimberti, G Mistraletti, F Rapido, M Gomarasca, B Salihovic, L D'Amato, T Crespi, C Reali-Forster, P Spanu, G Iapichino
Non-invasive CPAP with face mask: comparison between different devices.

Critical Care 03/2010; 14(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc8470

 

M Umbrello, F Colombo Pavini, L Bolgiaghi, E Carloni, F Rapido, M Gomarasca, E D'Angelo, G Iapichino
Asymmetric and symmetric dimethylarginines: metabolism and role in severe sepsis.

Critical Care 03/2009; 13(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc7525

 

M Umbrello, S Marzorati, E Mantovani, F Colombo Pavini, F Rapido, G Mistraletti, M Langer, G Iapichino
Daily assay of procalcitonin, C-reactive protein and IL6 roles in diagnosis and management of severe sepsis.

Critical Care 03/2009; 13(Suppl 1). DOI:10.1186/cc7548

 

R. P. Moreno, P. Pelosi, Z. Š. Bauer et al.
Mortality after surgery in Europe: a 7 day cohort study.

The Lancet 09/2012; 380(9847):1059-65. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61148-9.
(Collaboration with the European Society of Anaesthesiology, in a multicenter observational study)

 

M. Nacoti, D. Corbella, F. Fazzi, F. Rapido, E. Bonanomi
Coagulopathy and transfusion therapy in pediatric liver transplantation

World J Gastroenterology 2016 Feb 14;22(6):2005-23. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i6.2005

F Valenza, V Salice, F Rapido, J Fumagalli, B Safee Fakhr, A Barassi, C Damele, G Bellani, G Biolo, L Gattinoni, G Iapichino
Lungs from brain-death donors show signs of catabolic distress during ex-vivo lung perfusion
(under submission)

ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS

 

SMART (Simposio Mostra e Anestesia Rianimazione e Terapia Intensiva - Exhibition and Symposium Anesthesia and Intensive Care) 2015

  • Lung pre-conditioning during ex-vivo lung perfusion: results of an experimental study.

C Lonati, G Bassani, P Leonardi, A Carlin, D Brambilla,  F Rapido, S Gatti, L Gattinoni and F Valenza

  • The application of an open lung strategy after cardio-circulatory death in rats preserves lung viability and promotes the up-regulation of protective genes

G Bassani, C Lonati, P Leonardi, A Carlin, S Coppola, S Froio,  F Rapido, A Faversani, V Vaira, S Ferrero, P Braidotti, S Gatti, F Valenza and L Gattinoni


ESOT (European Society for Organ Transplantation) 2015

  • Lung pre-conditioning during ex-vivo lung perfusion: results of an experimental study

C Lonati, G Bassani, P Leonardi, A Carlin, D Brambilla,  F Rapido, S Gatti, L Gattinoni and F. Valenza

  • The application of an open lung strategy after cardio-circulatory death in rats promotes the up-regulation of protective genes

Lonati C,  Rapido F, Bassani GA, Leonardi P, Carlin A, Gatti S, Valenza F, Gattinoni L.

 

  • Propensity score to reduce bias in observational studies: the case of enteral sedation in ICU patients

 Rapido F, Umbrello M, D'Angelo E, Mistraletti G, Gomarasca M, Palmisano D, Bolgiaghi L, Salihovic B, Morabito A, Iapichino G

SMART 2014

  • Protective role of PEEP in a porcine model of acid aspiration lung injury and brain death

Safaee Fakhr B, Fumagalli J, Rapido F, Ruggeri GM, Villa A, Salice V, Spada L, Dondossola D, Coppola S, Froio S, Mendogni P, Rosso L, Cavenago M, Gatti S, Valenza F, Gattinoni L.

ESICM (European Society of Intensive Care Medicine) 2014

  • The application of an open lung strategy after cardio-circulatory death in rats preserves lung viability and promotes the up-regulation of protective genes

F Valenza, C Lonati, P Leonardi, A Carlin, S Coppola, S Froio, F Rapido, G Bassani, A Faversani, V Vaira, S Ferrero, P Braidotti, S Gatti, S Bosari, L Gattinoni


SMART 2009

  • Pulse and systolic pressure variation assessment in partially assisted ventilatory support

Curti M, Formenti P, Umbrello M, Carloni E, Pirrone M, Gomarasca M, Rapido F, D'Angelo E, Mistraletti G, Iapichino G

  • Limits of the standard "day-by-day" approach for sepsis classification

Umbrello M, Marzorati S, Mistraletti G, Spanu P, Moroni B, Rapido F, Morelli P, Palmisano D, Borotto E, Iapichino G

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

SIMTI (Società Italiana Medicina Trasfusionale e Immunoematologia) 2016

- Progressively longer duration of red blood cell storage induces progressively increased markers of extravascular hemolysis and hepcidin in autologously transfused healthy volunteers

Rapido F, Bandyopadhyay S, Francis RO, Soffing M, Divgi CR, McMahon D, Brittenham G, Spitalnik SL, Hod EA

ASH (American Society of Hematology) 2015

- Progressively longer duration of red blood cell storage induces progressively increased markers of extravascular hemolysis and hepcidin in autologously transfused healthy volunteers
Rapido F, Bandyopadhyay S, Francis RO, Soffing M, Divgi CR, McMahon D, Brittenham G, Spitalnik SL, Hod EA

SMART 2014

- The application of an open lung strategy after cardio-circulatory death in rats promotes the up-regulation of protective genes
Rapido F, Lonati C,  Bassani GA, Leonardi P, Carlin A, Gatti S, Valenza F, Gttinoni L

SMART 2010

- Propensity score to reduce bias in observational studies: the case of enteral sedation in ICU patients
Rapido F, Umbrello M, D'Angelo E, Mistraletti G, Gomarasca M, Palmisano D, Bolgiaghi L, Salihovic B, Morabito A, Iapichino G

BOOKS

RBC Storage Lesion: Evolving Concepts and Controversies
Stefanie Forest, Francesca Rapido, Eldad A. Hod
(Chapter 9 of Hematologic Abnormalities and Acute Lung Lung Syndrome, Springer Ed.)

Languages

Native language: Italian
Other languages:

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Levels: A1/A2: Basic user - B1/B2: Independent user - C1/C2: Proficient user

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Computer skills

Good command of Microsoft Office and Open Office tools, good knowledge of STATA (statistical software) and Prism graph.

Certifications

May 2016June 2016

ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support)

AREU Lombardia

Certification for the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

May 2016June 2016

ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support)

AREU Lombardia

Certification for the Advanced European Trauma Life Support

May 2015May 2015

EPLS (European Paediatric Life Support)

Italian Resuscitation Council

Certification for the Advanced European Pediatric Life Support