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Professor Ricardo Fontes Carvalho

Hospital Center of Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology
Heart Failure Association

Ricardo Fontes-Carvalho, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC is currently Head Cardiology Department at Centro Hospitalar de Gaia and Professor at Faculty of Medicine University of Porto, Portugal. In his everyday clinical practice he is mostly involved in cardiac imaging, especially in advanced echocardiography, and clinical cardiology. He has also been involved in both basic and clinical research and in several major clinical trials. For this research he has received 14 national and international awards. At the European Society Cardiology (ESC), he was the founder of the ESC Cardiologists of Tomorrow initiative and worked for five years as member of the Board of the ESC Education Committee, where he was responsible, for the scientific coordination and creation of the ESC webinars in general Cardiology. He is member of the Board of the European Association Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and member of the ESC Global Affairs Committee

Imaging for risk stratification of native valvular regurgitation

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Imaging of Valvular Heart Disease

Session type: Advances in Science


Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring in Cardiology: from temporary adoption during pandemic to standard of care?

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: e-Cardiology/Digital Health

Session type: Satellite Symposium


Cardiovascular Imaging for organ damage in hypertension

Event: EuroEcho 2019

Topic: Echocardiography, Other

Session type: New ESC Guidelines


Clinical cases moderated - Masses and sources of emboli in young patients

Event: EuroEcho-Imaging 2018

Topic: Echocardiography

Session type: Moderated Posters


General cardiology crash course - part 2

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Training and Education

Session type: HowTo


How to interpret statistics in clinical trials - A guide for the clinical cardiologist

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2016

Topic: Miscellaneous

Session type: Symposium


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