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Research group


Cardiovascular Diseases Research Group

Academic Unit: Faculty of Medicine

Colombian Ministry of Science








Medical and health sciences


Clinical medicine

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Strategic Focus

The group is dedicated to the study of cardiovascular diseases and their impact on the population, giving relevance to those diseases with the highest prevalence that rank among the top ten causes of mortality in Colombia. The work has not only been limited to research within the area but to develop intervention programs that change the panorama found after thoroughly studying some of the selected diseases defined as a strategic focus, managing to change the conditions in some of them, and extending the outcomes to the community.

Research Areas and Topics

  • Acute coronary syndrome.
  • Heart failure.
  • Heart disease and pregnancy.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Group Coordinator

Juan Manuel Senior Sánchez, MSc

Master’s in Clinical Sciences.

Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia.

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Scientific Cooperation

Collaborative Relationships

  • San Vicente Fundación Hospital.
  • Cardiovid Clinic.
  • Medellin Clinic.
  • Institute for Technology Assessment (IETS)
  • Ministry of Health and Social Protection.
  • Colombian Society of Cardiology.
  • Colombian Association of Internal Medicine.

Main Research Results

  • Manual of Standards and Procedures in Cardiology. ISBN 9789588813448
  • Heart Failure and Transplantation Syndrome. ISBN 9789588379289
  • Clinical Practice Guide for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of heart failure. ISBN 978-958-8903-33-0
  • Clinical Practice Guide for Acute Coronary Syndrome. ISBN: 978-958-8838-84-7

Research Portafolio

The group is dedicated to research in the aforementioned lines, from which extension programs structured in:

  • Courses.
  • Symposia.
  • Internships in the area of interest are derived.

Additionally, a Cardio-Obstetric Clinic program has been developed with projection to the community and an agreement with Help Promoting Entities (EPS for its Spanish Acronym) for the comprehensive care of remaining patients with heart disease. It also participates in the Heart Failure Clinic whose objectives are similar in the hospital and ambulatory care settings.

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