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Walter Ageno, MD

Walter Ageno, MD

Professor of Medicine
University of Insubria
Director of the Short-Stay Medical Unit and Thrombosis Center
Ospedale di Circolo of Varese

Walter Ageno is Professor of Medicine at the University of Insubria and Director of the Short-Stay Medical Unit and Thrombosis Center at the Ospedale di Circolo of Varese, Italy.

Dr. Ageno has authored and co-authored more than 420 articles indexed in MEDLINE, as well as several abstracts presented at national and international meetings and more than 10 book chapters in the fields of venous and arterial thrombosis. He is coordinating international trials on the treatment of unusual site thrombosis and has also been a member of the steering committee or the safety monitoring board in a number of phase III and IV studies on the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism.

Dr. Ageno is chairman of the Italian Society of Hemostasis and Thrombosis and chairman of the Scientific Subcommittee board of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis. He is deputy editor for Thrombosis and Haemostasis, associate editor for Internal and Emergency Medicine, Blood Transfusion, and Monaldi Archive for Chest Disease and member of the Advisory Board of Vascular Medicine and Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. He has contributed to a number of national and international guidelines on venous and arterial thrombosis.