Dr. Francesca Cortese is currently working as Cardiologist in Bari University General Hospital, Italy. She completed Specialization in Cardiology at Bari University, Italy. She received a Degree in Medicine and Surgery at Bari University. Dr. Francesca is active in clinical research in the field of cardiac and vascular ultrasound and endothelial function using the technique FMD (flow-mediated dilation). She serves as an Author and reviewer for several International scientific manuscripts. She is an expert in echo color Doppler ultrasound, transthoracic, transesophageal echocardiography and intracardiac one.