Use of laser atherectomy in complex PCI subsets
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Dr Alfonso Jurado-Román is currently Interventional cardiologist at La Paz University Hospital (Madrid). He was...
Dr Alfonso Jurado-Román is currently Interventional cardiologist at La Paz University Hospital (Madrid). He was graduated in Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid (Extraordinary Award and Scholarship for academic excellence from the Community of Madrid) and did his training in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at University Hospital 12 de Octubre (Madrid). He achieved his PhD degree in Myocardial Infarction at 2015 from the Complutense University of Madrid. He has developed great interest in cardiomyopathies, with training at the Heart Hospital in London and working as research collaborator at University Hospital 12 de Octubre. He has been professor of Cardiology during seven years and professor of statistics during 2 years. He has been the Cardiology Trainee Program Tutor while his period at the University General Hospital of Ciudad Real. He is author of 85 Scientific publications in international journals and 185 book chapters. Currently his main interest in interventional cardiology are Complex PCI, including chronic total occlusions and calcified lesions, and intracoronary imaging and Physiology. He is currently coordinating these areas at University Hospital La Paz and is the principal investigator of several studies in this field as Roller Coaster Trial (Rotational Atherectomy, Lithotripsy or laser in calcified lesions) and LUDICO study (Coronary laser at undilatable and uncrossable lesions). He is member of EuroCTO club an also of Euro4C. In addition, he is member of the European Association of Percutaneous coronary interventions (EAPCI), member of the ESC working group on Myocardial and pericardial diseases and member of the ESC working group on Acute cardiac care. He has also coursed a Master in Clinical Management, Medical and Assistance Management and a Master in Current Approach to Structural Heart Disease.