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Alec studied medicine at the University of Paris VII and came to cardiology almost by chance after he was handed a rotation in psychiatry based on the alphabetical order of surnames. He wasn’t keen to pursue the rotation, so he swapped with a friend who had been given cardiology and found the discipline much more to his liking.
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French interventionalist Alec Vahanian is best known for his expertise in valvular heart disease and percutaneous valve interventions
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This page is a summary of: Alec Vahanian MD, European Heart Journal, October 2019, Oxford University Press (OUP), DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz683.
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