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LHCH welcomes eminent cardiologist for visiting lecture

Date: 08 October 2019 12:48

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (LHCH) was delighted to welcome eminent cardiologist Professor Tatjana Potpara this week, to deliver a key visiting lecture critically reviewing the field of atrial fibrillation and to talk about her latest work.

‘Contemporary management of patients with atrial fibrillation: The known knowns, and known unknowns.’


The lecture, being held in conjunction with Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science (LCCS), was hosted by Professor Gregory Lip, honorary consultant cardiologist at LHCH, and the David A. Price-Evans Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease.

Professor Potpara is Associate Professor in Cardiology in the School of Medicine, Belgrade University and runs the Department for Intensive Care in Cardiac Arrhythmias, Cardiology Clinic, Clinical Centre of Serbia.

Her clinical practice is mostly dedicated to cardiac arrhythmias and the full range of cardiovascular disorders, whilst she is involved in local and international research collaboration mainly dedicated to atrial fibrillation.

Prof Potpara is President of the Serbian AF Association (SAFA), Vice-President of the Serbian Society of Cardiology, and she is a European Heart Rhythm Association Board member, chairing the EHRA Scientific Initiatives Committee, Chair of the EORP-AF III Registry, Fellow of the ESC.

Professor Lip said: “It was a privilege to be able to welcome Professor Potpara here at LHCH. Her talk on atrial fibrillation was fascinating and provided real challenge and current evidence-based insight into how we manage our patients.” 

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