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Associate Professor Walter Stefan Speidl

Medical University of Vienna, Vienna (Austria)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Associate Professor Dr. Walter Speidl is clinical cardiologist and intensivist at the Medical University of Vienna in Austria. He started his residency at the Medical University of Vienna in 2003 and was research fellow at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York from 2006 to 2008. In 2014 he finished his clinical fellowships for cardiology and for intensive care medicine. He is working as deputy chair of the medical intensive care unit and as interventionist. In 2018 he founded a dedicated cardiac lipid clinic to improve secondary prevention of high-risk patients and is its head since then. His clinical research focuses on lipids and biomarkers of inflammation and thrombosis in stable coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndromes. In addition, he devotes his time on basic research regarding the interplay of innate immunity and thrombosis in critical ill patients and in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and acute coronary events.

An update on indications and results of left atrial interventions

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) / Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure

Session type: Symposium


The role of the innate and the adaptive immune system in cardiovascular pathologies

Event: Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology 2018

Topic: Vascular Diseases

Session type: Featured Symposium


Open questions in cardiogenic shock

Event: Acute Cardiovascular Care 2018

Topic: Acute Cardiac Care – CCU, Intensive, and Critical Cardiovascular Care

Session type: Case-Based Symposium


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