Following last year’s visit of the Heads of Cardiology Research Teams of the International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno (FNUSA-ICRC) at the University of Medicine and the General Hospital in Vienna Prof. Christian Hengstenberg – Head of the Department of Cardiology and his colleague Professor Julia Mascherbauer – Head of the Department of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, arrived on September 11.
The visit to the laboratories of cardiology research teams was followed by public lectures. Professor Hengstenberg spoke about his experience with Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in a lecture entitled Modern Therapy of Valvular Heart Disease. Professor Mascherbauer followed up with a presentation entitled Mitral and Tricuspid Valves.
One of the points of the visit program was also the establishment of cooperation between the 1st Department of Internal Cardio-angiology (I. IKAK) of the of St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno in Brno and the Clinic of Cardiology of the General Hospital in Vienna. “Cooperation with the workplace in Vienna seems to be very promising for us,” added prof. MUDr. Lenka Špinarová, Ph.D, FESC, head of I. IKAK.