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Jean Christophe Barahona Alvarado
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Jean Christophe Barahona Alvarado

Cardiology
Hemodynamics and Interventional Cardiology
Patient Demographics: Adult, Elderly

""I believe in a comprehensive vision of the cardiovascular health of young and old"
Medical Surgeon Specialist in Cardiology (UCR), Subspecialist in Hemodynamics and Cardiovascular Interventionism (Institut del Cor and Hospital Universitario Germans Trias i Pujol), Barcelona. Master Hemodynamics and Cardiovascular Interventionism-Soc. Spanish Cardi"

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Procedures (8)

Consultation
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)
Cardiac catheterization, angiocardiography, and coronariography
Exercise echocardiogram stress test
Pacemaker implantation
Pharmacologic stress echocardiography with dobutamine
Resting transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)
Stress test
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Medical conditions (17)

Abnormal heartbeat
Atherosclerosis
Atrial fibrillation
Cardiac attack
Chest pain
Coronary disease
Coronary heart disease (CHD)
Heart failure
Heart murmur
High blood pressure
High cholesterol
High triglycerides count
Infarction (dead tissue)
Ischemic heart disease (IHD)
Low blood pressure
Metabolic syndrome
Tachycardia
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General Info

Languages

English, français, Español

Education

Degrees
  • Clinical Cardiology. Universidad de Costa Rica.
  • Cardiology Specialist. Universidad de Costa Rica.
  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences and Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Universidad de Costa Rica.
Fellowships
  • Subspecialty in Hemodynamics and Cardiovascular Interventionism - iCor Institut del Cor - Germans Trias Heart Institute - Barcelona Spain

Courses
  • Revascularization Course of the Patient with Common and Multivessel Trunk Disease. - Medtronic. Madrid. Year 2018.

  • AHO Course Revascularization in Chronic Occlusions (AHO) - Barcelona 2018

Trainings
  • Diploma Degree

    Cardiac Electrostimulation Program FITNESS Jr. - Medtronic. Mexico City Year 2017.

  • Diploma Degree

    IV and V Advanced Echocardiography Workshop. Continuing Education Center - Academic Direction of ALMOTEC-GE Corporation. Year 2014 and 2015

  • Executive Fellowship Program in Interventional Cardiology. - Abbott Vascular. Madrid. Year 2018

Professional

Licenses
  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED10285 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

Affiliations
  • Costa Rican Association of Cardiology
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • Spanish Society of Cardiology
Publications
  • -Barahona J, Monge M. “Fisiopatología y seguridad del uso de AINES selectivos y no selectivos: balance de riesgos”. 2010. Revista Médica de la Universidad de Costa Rica: Volumen 5 Número 1.-Villalta-DelOlmo V, Rodriguez-Leor O, Redondo A, Cid-Alvarez B, Sanmartin X, Mauri J, Barahona-Alvarado J, Et Al. “Intracoronary lithotripsy in a high risk real world population. First experience in severely calcified, complex intracoronary lesions”. 2019. REC Interv Cardiol 2020;2:76-81-García-Guimaraes M, Bastante T, Macaya-Ten F, Barahona-Alvarado J, Et Al. “Disección Coronaria Espontánea en España: Características Clínicas, Angiográficas, Manejo y Evolución Hospitalaria”. 2019. REC Rev Esp Cardiol 2020; 2:008 (Article in press)