National Heart Hospital
Krasimira Hristova is a consultant cardiologist and expert in echocardiography at National Cardiology Hospital and a consultant in cardiology at University Wonem Hospital "Nadejda". She has defended a doctorate on the application of new echocardiographic methods for assessing myocardial deformation in patients after acute myocardial infarction. Dr. Hristova has specialized in prestigious universities in Austria and Belgium. She has successfully defenses master's degree in the field of Advance Medical Imaging in Cardiology at the Catholic University in Leuven, Belgium. She participates in the development and clinical application of the first three-dimensional software for myocardial deformation. She is an author of many scientific articles winner prize for a young investigator of the International Society of Hypertension in 2006, as well as a number of awards at national and international organizations. She was a secretary and currently Presindent of the working group on echocardiography in Bulgarian Society of Cardiology, member of the board of the European Association of Echocardiography, the board of the Scientific Committee of the American Society of Echocardiography. President of the VII Global Forum on cardiovascular disease and clinical nutrition, which took place in Sofia on 21-23 October 2013 From 2013 to 2015 she was elected president of the International College of Cardiology. Visiting Professor in Creighton University- Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Sinse December 2013 she is a member of the Board of Directors of the World Hypertension League.
Three Dimensional Right Ventricle Function, RV is systemic pumping chamber, facing increasing afterload in CHD, cardiomyopathies, pulmonary hypertension