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Professor Luc Pierard

University of Liege, Liege (Belgium)

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Luc Pierard obtained his MD degree at the age of 23 years, and his PhD in 1986, both in the University of Liège, Belgium. He was the first to introduce dobutamine stress ehocardiography to identify ischaemia (in 1986) and myocardial viability (in 1990) and also the first to introduce exercise echocardiography in valvular heart disease: ischaemic mitral regurgitation (published in JACC, Circulation, Eur Heart J and N Engl J Med), asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis (Circulation,EHJand primary mitral regurgitation (JACC and Circulation). He is the author of 500 peer-review articles and 50 book chapters. Luc Pierard was Professor of Medicine and Head of the University Hospital Liège from 2002 to 2017. He is Honorary Professor of Medicine and consultant cardiologist. He is past chair of the ESC WG in echo and ESC Council in VHD, past president of the BSC. Professor Pierard was Editor-in-Chief of Acta Cardiologica and is Senior Associate Editor of Eur Heart J Cardiovascular Imaging.

Lifetime and cardiac remodeling

Event: ESC Congress 2022

Topic: Valvular Heart Disease

Session type: Moderated ePosters

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SARS-CoV-2 in the heart: a reason to worry?

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Myocardial Disease

Session type: Abstract Sessions

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The fantastic 4: the 4 best papers of my journal in 2018

Event: EuroEcho 2019

Topic: Cross-Modality and Multi-Modality Imaging Topics, Other

Session type: Symposium

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Advanced echo techniques II: principles and pitfalls in interpretation

Event: EuroEcho 2019

Topic: Technology

Session type: Teaching Course

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Imaging in aortic regurgitation

Event: EuroEcho 2019

Topic: Valvular Heart Disease

Session type: Teaching Course

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Expert Advice - Tips and tricks in imaging your patient with valvular heart disease

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Imaging of Valvular Heart Disease

Session type: Focus with the Experts

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Understanding and treating low gradient aortic stenosis

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Valvular Heart Disease

Session type: Advances in Science

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Advances in valvular heart disease

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Valvular Heart Disease

Session type: Advances in Science

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Impact of low-surgical-risk TAVI trials on clinical decision making

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: Diseases of the Aorta

Session type: Satellite Symposium

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Cardiac imaging and transcatheter aortic valve replacement - In collaboration with the ESC council of Valvular Heart Disease

Event: EuroEcho-Imaging 2018

Topic: Imaging of Valvular Heart Disease

Session type: Clinical Seminar

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