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Emergency Medicine: Open Access

Emergency Medicine: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7548

Hugo A Katus

Hugo A Katus

director of the cardiovascular medicine department of the University of Heidelberg in Germany

Biography
Dr. Katus is chief of internal medicine and director of the cardiovascular medicine department of the University of Heidelberg in Germany.He is president-elect of the Academy of Cardiology of the German Society of Cardiology and editor of Clinical Research in Cardiology (formerly Zeitschrift für Kardiologie), the official journal of the German Cardiac Society. After years of work in the field, in 1984 he was the first to develop a cardiac-specific troponin assay that demonstrated in initial clinical trials the superior performance of this marker in patients with suspected myocardial infarction.In the recent years.

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