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Professor Gerald Siegfried Werner

Clinic Darmstadt, Darmstadt (Germany)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Professor Gerald Werner is Director of Cardiology and Intensive Care at the Klinikum Darmstadt a teaching hospital of the University of Frankfurt since 2005. Before that he was Deputy Director of the department and Head of the catheter laboratory at Friedrich-Schiller university of Jena. Prior to that he held positions at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen as consultant in internal medicine-cardiology and Head of the echo cardiology laboratory. His research focus on the coronary interventional therapy, including intravascular ultrasound, chronic total occlusions and collateral physiology, and the applications of lasers in interventional cardiology. He is a pioneer of coronary imaging by ultrasound, his earliest publications in this field date back to 1991, and he was among the first to describe the phenomenon of intramural coronary hematoma, and subintimal vessel pathways. He received the Franz-Groedel Award of the German Cardiac Society for his work on collateral physiology.

Retrograde CTO recanalisation

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

Session type: Live in the Box


Should chronically occluded coronary arteries be reopened?

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Interventional Cardiology

Session type: Symposium


Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

Event: ESC Congress 2017

Topic: PCI: long-term outcome

Session type: Special Session


Challenges in complex PCI

Event: ESC Congress 2017

Topic: PCI / stents: devices and technique

Session type: Symposium


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