Dr. Xavier Freixa Rofastes

  • Cardiología
  • Cardiología Intervencionista

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Formación

  • Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Barcelona.
  • Specialist in Cardiology at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona.
  • Sub-specialty in cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology at Toronto General Hospital. University of Toronto.
  • Sub-specialty in interventional cardiology and congenital structural abnormalities in adult at the Montreal Heart Institute. University of Montreal.

Areas of interest

  • Coronary revascularization of high complexity.
  • Closure / repair defects / congenital communications.
  • Left atrial appendage closure, repair / replacement aortic and mitral (valve replacement, TAVI, MitraClip).

Research

  • Efficacy and safety of left atrial appendage closure.
  • Effectiveness of the MitraClip system in patients nonresponders to cardiac resynchronization.
  • Impact of coronary artery disease in TAVI.
  • Effects of hypothermia on coronary revascularization.

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