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Clinical & Experimental Cardiology

Clinical & Experimental Cardiology
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ISSN: 2155-9880

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Xavier Pint

Xavier Pint

Hospital de Belvitge, Spain

Biography
Xavier Pintó was born in Barcelona in 1956. He graduated in Medicine in 1980 at University of Barcelona and became Internal Medicine specialist after a 5-year residency at Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge. He completed a Doctoral thesis on lipoprotein and apolipoprotein abnormalities in patients with cerebral, coronary and peripheral atherosclerosis in 1988 at University of Barcelona. He is the Director of the Lipid and Atherosclerosis Unit of the Internal Medicine Service at the Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Barcelona. Dr. Pintó research focuses on hiperlipidemia, atherosclerosis, lipid-lowering agents and non-traditional cardiovascular risk factors, with special interest in homocysteine. He is a founding member of the Spanish Atherosclerosis Society and is on the editorial boards of the journals Clinica e Investigacion en Arteriosclerosis and Medicina Clínica (Barc.). He is also a regular participant in different national committees. His research has resulted in the publication of more than 50 scientific papers, 11 book chapters and two books.
Research Interest

hiperlipidemia, atherosclerosis, lipid-lowering agents and non-traditional cardiovascular risk factors

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