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Associate Professor Elke Platz

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston (United States of America)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology
Heart Failure Association

Dr. Platz’ research has focused on the role of lung ultrasound and echocardiography in patients with or at risk for heart failure. She has served as principal investigator of several multidisciplinary investigations which resulted in publications in high-impact cardiovascular journals. Her work has been supported by the NIH, Harvard University and the American Heart Association. She was a visiting physician-scientist at the Novartis Institutes of BioMedical Research (2020-2021), where she designed and co-led early phase clinical trials. At Brigham and Women’s Hospital she founded and directs the Ultrasound Research Core Laboratory (ULTRA), an academically-oriented core imaging laboratory. Dr. Platz is both an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at Harvard Medical School. She serves on the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Heart Failure and as Guest Editor for the EHJ - Acute Cardiovascular Care.

Device therapy in acute heart failure and cardiogenic shock

Event: ESC Congress 2023

Topic: Treatment

Session type: Moderated ePosters


State of the art: imaging during and after cardiac arrest

Event: ESC Congress 2022

Topic: Cardiac Arrest

Session type: Official Joint Session


Emerging concepts to manage patients with acute heart failure in the Emergency Department

Event: ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2022

Topic: Acute Heart Failure

Session type: How To ...


Moderated Poster session 3 - Diagnosis

Event: Heart Failure 2017 - 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Topic: Miscellaneous

Session type: Moderated Posters


Troponin rules

Event: ESC Congress 2016

Topic: Infarction acute phase non STEMI

Session type: Advances in Science


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