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Giselle Preinfalk L
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Giselle Preinfalk L

Cardiology
Patient Demographics: Adult, Elderly

"I am a person who believes in integrating honesty, transparency and professional updating my professional consultation, always hand in hand with the ethics"

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Procedures (12)

Consultation
Arterial pressure Holter monitoring
Dynamic Holter
Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) with interpretation
Exercise echocardiogram stress test
Pericardiocentesis
Pharmacologic stress echocardiography with dobutamine
Preoperative evaluation including electrocardiogram
Resting transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)
Stress electrocardiogram (ECG) test
Stress test
Transesophageal echocardiogram
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Medical conditions (22)

Atrial fibrillation
Cardiac attack
Coronary disease
Coronary heart disease (CHD)
Heart failure
Abnormal heartbeat
Aneurysm
Atherosclerosis
Blood clot
Chest pain
Heart chamber or valve inflammation (endocarditis)
High blood pressure
High triglycerides count
Infarction (dead tissue)
Ischemic heart disease (IHD)
Low blood pressure
Marfan syndrome (weak connective tissue)
Pericarditis (heart sac covering inflammation)
Pulmonary hypertension
Stroke
Tachycardia
Vascular disease
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General Info

About me

I studied medicine by vocation and chose cardiology because I always wanted to know about everything related to the heart. I found it a great challenge to the knowledge I had acquired because it has always interested me the world of cardiovascular diseases and its possible solutions

Languages

English, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Specialty in Cardiology. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. February 2006 - May 2009
  • Specialty in Internal Medicine. Universidad de Costa Rica - Facultad de Medicina. February 2004 - January 2006
  • Doctor and Surgery. Escuela Aútonoma de Ciencias Médicas (Actual UCIMED). 1996 - December 2001
Courses
  • IV Advanced Echocardiography Workshop

    March 2014

  • Seminar on Electrophysiology, Cardiac Arrhythmias and Implantable Devices - Asociación Costarricense de Cardiología. San José, Costa Rica

    January 2014

  • Advanced CPR Course

    September 2013

  • 1st Advanced Echocardiography Workshop - Costa Rican Association of Cardiology. San José, Costa Rica

    May 2010

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention - Costa Rican Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. San José, Costa Rica

    February 2010

  • Good Clinical Practices - Universidad de Iberoamérica UNIBE. San José, Costa Rica

    October 2009

  • VII Regional Conference of Interventional Cardiology, 3rd Region of Central America and the Caribbean - Latin American Society of Interventional Cardiology. Montevideo, Uruguay

    November 2008

  • Regional Workshop on "Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System" - Costa Rican Association of Cardiology. San José, Costa Rica

    October 2008

  • Symposium: "From Heart Failure to Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation" - Costa Rican Association of Cardiology. San José, Costa Rica

    September 2008

  • Simposio Satélite del XVI Congreso Mundial de Cardiología: “El Maravilloso Mundo de la Ecocardiografía” - Buenos Aires, Argentina

    May 2008

  • First Symposium on "Echocardiography in Critical Patient" - Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Iberoamericana y Asociación de Médicos Intensivistas de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica

    September 2007

  • Course on "Molecular Basis of Atherothrombosis for Clinical Manifestations" - Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica

    2005

  • National Congress of Cardiology National Cardiology Research Award - Asociación Costarricense de Cardiología. San Jose, Costa Rica

    October 2003

Trainings
  • Internship

    Internship in Cardiology - Hospital Spanish. DF, Mexico. 2003

  • Internship

    Internship in Internal Medicine - San Juan de Dios Hospital CENDEISSS. April 2003

  • Internship

    Internship in Cardiology - Echocardiography Division, Fundación Favaloro. Buenos Aires, Argentina. Abril - Mayo 2009

  • Internship

    Internship in the Cardiovascular Diseases Division - Cardiovascular Prevention Clinic, Mayo Clinic. Rochester, MN. January-February 2009

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6656 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Cardiology
Publications
  • H. Fernández, G. Preinfalk, W Rodriguez, “Papiledema sin lesión espacio ocupante en paciente con adenocarcinoma gástrico” Neuroeje 2003, Vol. 17, N 1, Pag 12-18
  • Sanchez Acosta, W Rodríguez, G. Preinfalk, “ Síndrome de Weber secundario a un astrocitoma pilocítico” Neuroeje 2003, Vol. 17, N 1, Pag 19-22
  • W Rodríguez, G Preinfalk, J Arauz, “ Ruptura del septum ventricular post infarto agudo de miocardio” Revista costarricense de cardiología, 2003 mayo-agosto, vol 5, revista 2, pag 39-43
  • I Silesky, G Preinfalk, W Rodríguez, “Edema Agudo de Pulmón Secundario a Tocolíticos”, Revista Médica de Costa Rica y Centroamérica LXI(566)11-16; 2004