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Doctor Karel Medilek

University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Hradec Kralove (Czechia)

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Dr. Medilek graduated from Charles University in 1994. After finishing core training in general medicine he joined Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery where he gained his cardiology speciality. He introduced perioperative TOE monitoring enabling development of mitral valvuloplasties there. His further career was associated with in UK, where he was appointed to the post of non-invasive consultant cardiologist in Trafford General Hospital, Manchester in years 2007-2012. After extensive training he launched stress echo service to the site. He eventually moved back to the Czech Republic and he has been working at Dept. of Cardiology, University Hospital Hradec Kralove since then, from 2017 as clinical lead in echocardiography. Since 2015 he has been also involved in development of cardiac magnetic resonance. Dr. Medilek holds EACVI Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography, BSE Stress Echocardiography and EACVI CMR level 2 accreditations. He regularly presents at national cardiology meetings.

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Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2022

Topic: European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)

Session: Imaging during exercise testing: (when) is there an added value?

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Echo stress testing: from purpose to interpretation- a practical overview.

Event: ESC Preventive Cardiology 2022

Topic: European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)

Session: Imaging during exercise testing: (when) is there an added value?

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Echocardiography is inferior to computed tomography in predicting balloon expandable transcutaneous implantation valve size in routine clinical setting-single centre study

Event: EuroEcho 2021

Topic: Intraoperative and Interventional Echocardiography

Session: e-posters session - Echocardiography

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hsTnT in lower risk patients undergoing stress echocardiography with normal result

Event: EuroEcho-Imaging 2018

Topic: Stress Echocardiography

Session: Stress Echocardiography

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