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Doctor Alessandro Candreva

Cardiovascular Research Center Aalst, Aalst (Belgium)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology
EAPCI

Thanks to a pliant mentality and a ready mobility, I enriched my medical training at San Raffaele University (Milan, IT) by visiting fellowships throughout Europe (Thoraxcentrum- Rotterdam, NL; Charité- Berlin, DE). In November 2014 I started the Swiss residency program for cardiology at the University Heart Centre (Zurich, CH). In Switzerland, my passion for clinical research bloomed. While pushing forward my interest for coronary intervention, in Zurich I was involved in several research projects on percutaneous valves (MitraClip, TAVI) and clinical cardiology (HF, ACS, Takotsubo). Moreover, I was part of the pre-clinical development of two novel devices (Cardioband and TriCinch), which have now entered the clinical practice. Together with the machine-learning institute at the ETH, we established the SWISSHEART Network with the aim to apply artificial intelligent in cardiovascular science. We were awarded with the prestigious SPHN/PHRT Grant 2018.

Hyperemic hemodynamic characteristics of serial coronary lesions assessed by pressure pullbacks gradients (PPG) index.

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2020 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Invasive Imaging and Functional Assessment

Session: Interventional Cardiology ePosters

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Machine learning for improving risk stratification after ACS

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

Session: Secondary prevention

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