Posizione ricoperta

Esperienza professionale

Da 16 Settembre 2019 ad oggi
Endovascular Surgery Unit – Diabetic Foot Revascularization Diabetic Foot Department – GVM care and research – Maria Cecilia Hospital Cotignola (RA) – Italy

Da 15 Marzo 2010 a 30 Agosto 2019
Interventional Radiology Unit. Director: Dr Marco Manzi – “Policlinico di Abano Terme” – Abano Terme (PD) – Italy.

Radiologo Interventista
Maria Cecilia Hospital Cotignola (RA) – Italy

Istruzione e formazione

  • Gennaio-Luglio 2019. Expert Course in Management of Welfare Processes in Angiology and Vascular Surgery. UDIMA University – IMG Medical Technology. Madrid – Spain.
  • 3 Novembre 2009. University of Bologna, Italy Diploma di specializzazione in Radiologia
  • 17 Maggio 2005. University of Bologna; Italy. Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia


  • Novel laser-based catheter for peripheral atherectomy: 6-month results from the Eximo Medical B-LaserTM IDE study Rundback J, Chandra P, Brodmann M, L.M. Palena et al. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019;1–8. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccd.28435.
  • Lutonix DCB: Changing the Treatment Landscape for BTK Arteries. Palena LM. Case report. Endovascular Today. 2019; 7(4): 25-32.
  • Techniques for Successful BTK Revascularization. Palena LM, Manzi M. Endovascular Today. 2019; 18 (5):9-15.
  • Multidisciplinary Care for Critical Limb Ischemia: Current Gaps and Opportunities for Improvement .Ehrin J. Armstrong, Syed Alam, Steve Henao, Arthur C. Lee, Brian G. DeRubertis, Miguel Montero-Baker, Carlos Mena, Bennett Cua, Luis Mariano Palena, Richard Kovach, Venita Chandra, Amjad AlMahameed, and Craig M. Walker. Journal of Endovasc Therapy. DOI:10.1177/1526602819826593
  • Acute and 30-Day Safety and Effectiveness Evaluation of Eximo Medical’s B-LaserTM, a novel atherectomy Device, in Subjects Affected with Infrainguinal Peripheral Arterial Disease: Results of the EX-PAD-03 Trial. N. Shammas, Pradeep Chandra, Marianne Brodmann, Barry Weinstock, Gino Sedillo, Ian Cawich, Antonio Micari, Arthur Lee, Chris Metzger, Luis Mariano Palena, John Rundback, for the EX-PAD-03 Investigators. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2018 Nov 29. pii: S1553-8389(18)30565-7. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2018.11.022. [Epub ahead of print].
  • An Interview With Luis Mariano Palena, MD. Dr. Palena discusses the necessary skills for tackling challenging CLI cases, his ongoing research of new technology in this area, and his educational work around the world, particularly as Course Director of the CLIC meeting series. Endovascular Today. September 2018. http://evtoday.com/2018/09/an-interview-with- luis-marianopalena-md/
  • Anterolateral retrograde access to the distal popliteal artery and to the tibioperoneal trunk for recanalization of femoropopliteal chronic total occlusions. Silvetro M, Palena LM, et al. Journal of Vascular Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2018.05.231
  • Precise Retrograde Supera Stenting of the Ostium (PRESTO) of the Superficial Femoral Artery for Complex Femoro-popliteal occlusions: The PRESTO Technique. Palena LM, DiazSandoval LJ, Raja LM, Morelli L, Manzi M. J Endovasc Ther. 2018 Jan 1:1526602817753388. doi: 10.1177/1526602817753388. [Epub ahead of print]

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