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Professor Andreas Baumbach

Professor Andreas Baumbach

Professor Andreas Baumbach

Honorary Professor

Area of research

Interventional Cardiology

Level 7,
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin Street BS2 8HW
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 342 6573

Research summary

The research in interventional cardiology focuses on improving outcomes of patients treated for acute coronary syndromes. This includes the use of novel interventional devices, the assessment of new medication during and after procedures. We have established tools to measure the response of the body to an acute myocardial infarction, and to assess the extent of the cell necrosis caused by ischaemia acutely and in the chronic phase. Our interest lies in minimising the size of the heart attack and also minimising the side effects of medication used adjunctively during acute procedures.

In the field of percutaneous valve implantation, I lead ...

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Biography

I am Consultant Cardiologist at the Bristol Heart Institute and honorary Professor of Interventional Cardiology at the University of Bristol.

My  prior hospital and academic appointments were at the University of Tübingen in Germany. I went to Medical School in Tübingen and graduated in 1989, then trained in the Department of Cardiology from 1989 to 1998 and completed training for the speciality of Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine.

My research invovled restenosis following coronary angioplasty, local drug delivery, and non invasive coronary imaging with Multidetector CT. I became Assistant Professor of Medicine in 1998 and was awarded the title of Professor of Medicine (apl) from the ...

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Selected publications

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