LINES OF RESEARCH

ADVISORS

Structural and functional myocardium changes

  • Diagnostic and prognostic evaluation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathies
  • Diagnostic and prognostic evaluation of dilated cardiomyopathies
  • Long-term clinical evolution of the main cardiomyopathies
  • Functional, biochemical and genetic aspects of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Functional, biochemical and genetic aspects of dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Diagnosis and prognosis of Chagas disease 

 

Structural and functional changes of heart valves

  • Long-term evolution of the main valve diseases
  • Catheter intervention in the main valve diseases
  • Functional aspects of valvulopathies
  • Surgical intervention of valvulopathies

 

Cardiac arrhythmias, electrophysiology and artificial cardiac stimulation

  • Scheduled ventricular stimulation
  • Study of normal and pathological intracardiac electrical conduction
  • Electrical conduction blocks of the stimulus
  • Study of the intracardiac electrical conduction by radiofrequency
  • Intracavitary electrocardiography

 

Clinical, physiological and experimental bases of arterial hypertension

  • Vascular reactivity in arterial hypertension
  • Immunological and biochemical aspects of arterial hypertension
  • Genetic aspects of arterial hypertension
  • Long-term clinical follow-up of arterial hypertension
  • Experimental arterial hypertension
  • Main intervention approaches of arterial hypertension

 

Genetic and biological bases of heart and vessel diseases

  • Phenotyping and genotyping of the main converting enzymes in arterial hypertension
  • Phenotyping and genotyping of cardiomyopathies
  • Genetic bases of chronic coronary artery disease
  • Moelcular bases of hypertrophic cardiomyopathies

 

Intensive cardiology / cardio-oncology 

 

  • Hemodynamic monitoring and support 
  • Volume replacement andoharmacological support 
  • Organic dysfunctions
  • Shock states
  • Circulatory assistance
  • Transfusional support
  • Ventilatory support

 

Coronary artery disease. Physiology and pathophysiology

  • Effort-induced myocardial ischemia
  • Clinical treatment and long-term follow-up of chronic coronary insufficiency
  • Long-term comparative study of coronary interventions
  • Quality of life of coronary artery disease patients undergoing conventional treatment
  • Surgical intervention in coronary arteries with or without extracorporeal circulation

 

Atherosclerotic vascular disease and molecular biology

  • Spontaneous and induced vascular reactivity
  • Genetic polymorphism of the main sites of cholesterol production
  • Study of the production, uptake, transportation, and metabolic pathways of lipoproteins
  • Therapeutic interaction of the main hypoproteins
  • Primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerosis

 

Physiological and clinical imaging diagnosis in cardiology

  • Metabolic imaging study in myocardial ischemia
  • Anatomical study of the main cardiomyopathies
  • Anatomical and functional study of coronary artery disease

 

Surface elecrocardiology

  • Cardiac mapping by multiple-derivation electrocardiogram
  • High-resolution electrocardiogram of the main ischemic syndromes
  • High-resolution electrocardiogram of the main cardiac arrhythmias
  • Prognostic study of the main cardiac arrhythmias

Epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases

  • Epidemiologic study of advanced cardiomyopathies
  • Evolutive study of severe heart conditions
  • Role of the tertiary hospital on the evolution of chronic cardiovascular diseases

 

Study of normal and pathological lipid metabolism

  • Study of the main lipoprotein metabolic pathways
  • Clinical therapeutics of the main dyslipidemias
  • Therapeutic intervention of familial dyslipidemia
  • Therapeutic pharmacological test for dyslipidemia

 

Diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in the cardiovascular system in hemodynamic laboratories

  • Anatomic and functional diagnosis of coronary artery disease
  • Catheter intervention of the main valve diseases
  • Balloon catheter intervention in obstructive coronary disease
  • Endo-arterial prosthesis intervention in chronic or acute coronary disease
  • Catheter intervention in high-risk congenital heart disease

 

Congenital cardiopulmonary malformations

  • Hematologic syndromes of cyanotic congenital heart diseases
  • Cyanotic congenital heart malformations
  • Acyanotic congenital heart malformations
  • Complex congenital heart malformations
  • Long-term evolutive study of surgical corrections of congenital heart diseases

 

Acute manifestations of cardiocirculatory diseases

  • Hypertensive brain disease
  • Stroke
  • Acute lung edema
  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Aortic dissection
  • Tachycardia

 

Morphology and pathology of the cardiovascular system

  • Anatomopathological study of cardiomyopathies
  • Anatomopathological study of coronariopathies
  • Morphologic study of congenital heart malformations
  • Anatomopathological study of the main heart infections

 

   

Prevention, rehabilitation, and quality of life in cardiovascular diseases

  • Quality of life of the cardiac patient
  • Physical conditioning in ischemic heart disease
  • Psychological aspects of the cardiac patient
  • Physical exercise intervention on the rehabilitation of the revascularized cardiac patient

 

Cardiac insufficiency

  • Epidemiology
  • Diagnostic Methods
  • Bookmark and Share
  • Prognosis
  • Methods of treatment
  • Rehabilitation

Infection in cardiology

  • Infection as a cause of cardiovascular diseases, such as: viral myocarditis, Chagas disease, HIV, infective endocarditis
  • Infectious complictions in patients with heart disease: infection after acute myocardial infarction, infections after cardiovacular surgeries, with emphasis on mediastinitis and osteomyelitis, sepsis in patients with heart failure
  • Infections after heart transplantation
  • Measures to control and prevent hospital-acquired infections in patients with heart disease