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Jari Laurikka, M.D., Ph.D.
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
Surgery of Thoracic Aorta
General Thoracic Surgery
>150 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, Associate Professor 2001, Professor 2013-)Tampere University Hospital (General Surgery 1991, Cardiothoracic Surgery 1994)Beth Israel Deaconess Med. Center, Harvard University (Research fellow 1996-7)