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Doctor Marco A R Torres

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre (Brazil)

Medical Doctor (MD) graduated at Federal Fluminense University in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. Residency in Internal Medicine with an emphasis in Cardiology in Hospital dos Servidores do Estado (Ministry of Health), Brazil). Fellowship in Cardiology in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (UCLA), in Los Angeles, Califórnia, USA. Ph.D. in the School of Medicine - Cardiology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and National Research Council (NRC), Pisa, Italy. Visiting Professor in Princess Alexandra Hospital, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Also Visiting Professor in NRC, Pisa, Italy. Full Professor of University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Full Professor of Department of Internal Medicine - Cardiology of UFRGS, Brazil. Researcher of Echocardiography of Stress Echocardiography (SE) 2020 and SE 2030 projects.

Changes in left atrial dimensions during stress echocardiography: linear vs planimetric methods

Event: EuroEcho 2019

Topic: Stress Echocardiography

Session: Stress Echocardiography


Blunted heart rate reserve as an imaging-independent prognostic predictor during dipyridamole-echocardiography test

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Stress Echocardiography

Session: Advances in stress echocardiography in different clinical scenarios


Lung ultrasound B-Lines readings by medical residents: the need of training and quality control.

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Imaging

Session: Chronic heart failure – Diagnostic methods


Left ventricular contractile reserve during stress-echo: the value of a simplified approach

Event: EuroEcho-Imaging 2017

Topic: Global left ventricular systolic function

Session: Assessment of morphology and function


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