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Office location

Smidt Heart Institute
3104233851
127 S San Vicente Blvd #A3600
Los Angeles
CA
90048

Specialty

  • Surgery-Cardio-Thoracic

    Provider Info

    GENDER

    Male

    LANGUAGES

    Italian, English

    Research

    The research of Alfredo Trento, MD, focuses on several areas: heart and heart-lung transplantation procedures, graft atherosclerosis (and ways to prevent it by creating an animal model of heart transplantation and using different immunosuppressant agents) and the process of calcification and degeneration of valve bioprosthesis.

    PUBLICATIONS

    • Goland S, Czer LS, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Kass RM, Fontana GP, Chang W, Trento A. Risk factors associated with reoperation and mortality in 252 patients after aortic valve replacement for congenitally bicuspid aortic valve disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007;83(3):931-937.
    • Goland S, Czer LS, Kass RM, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Coleman B, Capelli C, Raissi S, Cheng W, Fontana G, Trento A. Pre-existing pulmonary hypertension in patients with end-stage heart failure: impact on clinical outcome and hemodynamic follow-up after orthotopic heart transplantation.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007;26(4):312-318.
    • Goland S, Czer LS, Kass RM, Siegel RJ, Mirocha J, De Robertis MA, Lee J, Raissi S, Cheng W, Fontana G, Trento A. Use of cardiac allografts with mild and moderate left ventricular hypertrophy can be safely used in heart transplantation to expand the donor pool. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;51(12):1214-1220.
    • Goland S, Czer LS, Siegel RJ, Tabak S, Jordan S, Luthringer D, Mirocha J, Coleman B, Kass RM, Trento A: Intravenous immunoglobulin treatment for acute fulminant inflammatory cardiomyopathy: series of six patients and review of literature. Can J Cardiol. 2008;24(7):571-574.
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    Achievements

    Board Certifications

    • Board Certified in Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

    Awards & Activities

    • Estelle, Abe, and Marjorie Sanders Chair in Cardiac Surgery - 2002
    • American Association for Thoracic Surgery - 1997
    • International Society of Heart Failure - 1995
    • Western Thoracic Surgical Association - 1994
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    Ratings

    Average Rating:
    4.9 / 5
    155 Ratings

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    Comments

    By Cedars-Sinai Patienton Apr 06, 2021

    I was very impressed with Dr. Trento and our meeting only fortified my decision that he was the best choice for my particular case

    By Cedars-Sinai Patienton Mar 11, 2021

    On General everything was good.

    By Cedars-Sinai Patienton Mar 03, 2021

    They were so nice and explained to me everything. Thank you.

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