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Jari Laurikka

Jari Laurikka, M.D., Ph.D.

Tampere University Hospital, Heart Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Heart Center PO Box 2000
Tampere  SF-33521
Finland
358 331167669
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Role: 
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic

Background

Head of Department in Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Tampere University Hospital Heart Center, Tampere, Finland
Professor in Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Tampere University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere, Finland

Other Interests

Surgery of Thoracic Aorta
Quality Issues
OPCAB
Valve Surgery
General Thoracic Surgery
Databases

Research

124 original publications (on myocardial protection and cardioplegia, sternotomy healing, risk stratification, epidemiology).

Ongoing research on aortic valve disease, postoperative physiotherapy in cardiothoracic surgery, sternotomy healing and effectiveness of cardiac surgery at the population level. 

 

Additional Educational Information

 

Tampere University (MD 1983, PhD 1992)Tampere University Hospital (General Surgery 1991, Cardiothoracic Surgery 1994)Beth Israel Deaconess Med. Center, Harvard University (Research fellow 1996-7)