Dott. Giuseppe Berton
Dott. Giuseppe BertonPresident - Founder

Our collaborators

This study wouldn't have been possible without the help of many people who shared with us their knowledge, experience and passion.

To all of them goes our deep gratitude!

Conegliano Hospital

  • Cardiology
    Accorsi Franco,
    Berton Giuseppe,
    Buttazzi Patrizio,
    Delise  Pietro,
    De Longhi Chiara,
    Giacomini Giulia,
    Oliana Federica,
    Pellegrinet Marco.
  • Internal Medicine
    Citro Tiziana,
    Guarnieri Gianluigi,
    Maccioni Antonio.
  • Analysis Lab
    Sessa L.

Adria Hospital

  • Cardiology
    Bagato Francesco,
    Cordiano Rocco,
    Palmieri Rosa,
  • Analysis Lab
    Querzoli V,
    Sponton GL,

Bassano Hospital

  • Cardiology
    Cavuto Fiorella,
    Civiero Jessica,
    Cucchini Francesco,
    Mbaso Sebastian,
    Michelazzo Paola,
    Petucco Stefania,
    Stefani Maria.

Padova Hospital

  • Medical Clinic IV
    De Toni Renzo,
    Mormino Paolo,
    Palatini Paolo.

Treviso Hospital

  • Nephrology
    Mastrosimone Stefania.
  • Internal Medicine
    Pagliara Valeria.

Venice Hospital

  • Statistic Dptm
    Mazzuco Stefano.

Vittorio Veneto Hospital

  • Internal Medicine
    Pianca Sigismondo.

Rovigo Hospital

  • Cardiology
    Zampieri P,


  • Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland, USA
    Katz Ethan.


The nurses of the Cardiology Departments of Conegliano, Adria, and Bassano General Hospitals for patient care.


In particular, we would like to thank the first two nurses involved in the project for being there from the very beginning:

Paola Michelazzo, RN, and Jessica Civiero, RN (Bassano del Grappa)

We need to thank also all the patients that made this study possible by participating in it - to all of them goes our deep gratitude.

Chief department - Acknowledgments

Veneto Region referee

Dr. Francesca Russo

Conegliano Hospital

Dr. F. Accorsi
Dr. P. Delise

Adria Hospital

Dr.  A.Caruso
Dr.  M.Licitra

Bassano del Grappa Hospital

Prof. F. Cucchini

Medical Clinic IV, University of Padova

Prof. C. Dal Palù
Prof. P. Palatini
Dott. R.De Toni

Thanks to the Medical Researchers for following the patients over the years.

Conegliano Hospital

Dott. GianLuigi Guarnieri,
Dott. Giuseppe Berton

Adria Hospital

Dott. Rocco Cordiano,
Dott.ssa Rosa Palmieri

Bassano del Grappa Hospital

Dott. Sebastan Mbaso,
Dott.ssa Stefania Petucco,
Dott.ssa Fiorella Cavuto,

Dolo Hospital

Dott.ssa Maria Stefani.

Thanks to

Rosanna Cedran -  RN,
Gilberto Paro - RN,
Lidia Mandaio - RN,
Davide Lascala

for actively collaborating to the ABC program.

Thanks to the Doctors

Marco Pellegrinet, MD,
Francesco Bagato, MD,

for working on our research.

Last but not least, we are deeply grateful to Dr. Paolo Mormino for his assistance in statistical analysis since the beginning of this study.