PIEZOSURGERY® in Practice: Suboccipital craniectomy and Laminectomy – Dr. Luca Massimi – Policlinico “Gemelli”, Rome (Italy)
Dr Luca Massimi performs a craniectomy and laminectomy using the PIEZOSURGERY® Plus. Piezosurgery promotes minimal bone loss, reduced blood loss and faster healing in craniectomy and laminectomy procedures.
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Dr. Luca Massimi
Dr. Luca Massimi is a specialist in Neurosurgery.
He mainly deals with craniosynostosis, Chiari malformation and syringomelia, hydrocephalus, pediatric brain tumors, arachnoid cysts, spina bifida and pediatric neurosurgery.
He graduated with full marks in 1999 in Medicine and Surgery from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome. He obtained, at the same institution, the specialization in Neurosurgery in 2004 and the PhD in Neurological Sciences of Development in 2013.
He carried out internships abroad at the “La Timone” Hospital in Marseille in 2004 and at the Federal University of Sao Paulo in Brazil / Department of Obstetrics at Santa Joana Hospital in 2018 (for fetal neurosurgery).
He is currently Level I Medical Director at the Department of Child Neurosurgery of the A. Gemelli Polyclinic in Rome, and adjunct professor at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome. Since 2005, he has performed over 3500 neurosurgical interventions for the diseases listed above.
He also performs surgery abroad (Kyrgyzstan) as part of the mission of the Foundation Confidence for Children (Stiftung Zuversicht fur Kinder).