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Professor Lars Wallentin

Uppsala University, Uppsala (Sweden)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Lars Wallentin became Professor of Cardiology at Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden in 1991 and was Head of the Department of Cardiology from 1991 to 1999. In 1992 he started the Swedish Registry of Acute Cardiac Care (RIK-HIA). In 2001, he founded the Uppsala Clinical Research Center and was its first Director until 2008. He has been the leader of many national and international clinical trials. His research group developed many new concepts concerning pathogenesis, diagnosis, risk stratification, antithrombotic and interventional treatments in acute coronary artery disease and stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. Professor Wallentin has served as President of the Swedish Cardiac Society and the Swedish Heart Association. Currently he is co-chairing the ESC EuroHeart registry project. He published more than 700 papers and received several prestigious research awards including the ESC Gold Medal for his contributions to the science and and practice of cardiology.

From a single Macintosh at a local Swedish hospital to EuroHeart - A 30-year journey to the future

Event: ESC Congress 2023

Topic: Other

Session type: Special Session


Why should registry data impact clinical practice?

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Session type: Symposium


Intensive platelet inhibition in acute coronary syndromes - Where are we a decade after PLATO study results? (EBAC Accredited)

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Acute Coronary Syndromes

Session type: Satellite Symposium


Back in Barcelona with PLATO: 5 years of science, guidelines, practice and controversies

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2014

Topic: Infarction acute phase STEMI

Session type: Satellite Symposium


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