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    Dr. Hugo Katus

    Hypertensive Heart Disease · Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

    Heidelberg University Hospital

    Baden-Württemberg, Germany


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    Dr. Hugo Katus is a heart specialist with substantial experience in the department of cardiology. He has earned several awards for his chief inputs in the cardiology department. He currently provides his services at Heidelberg University Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany. He has scored many achievements as his work is recognized nationwide and has been acting as the President of the German Society of Cardiology since 2016. QUALIFICATION AND GREAT WORKING EXPERIENCE OF DR. HUGO KATUS Dr. Hugo Katus completed his degree in doctor of medicine from the University of Heidelberg in 1976. He earned his Training in Internal Medicine at the University of Heidelberg from 1976 to 1978. Dr. Hugo Katus has vast experience in treating disorders related to the heart. In 1984, he developed a cardiac-specific troponin assay. He was the first to create it. The higher performance of the marker in patients with suspected myocardial infarction was witnessed in its initial tests. Dr. Hugo Katus has his specialization in Hypertensive Heart Disease and Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He currently chairs the cardiology department and is the Chief of internal medicine at the University Hospital, Heidelberg. He is exceptionally hard-working and retains the heart's position, being an essential organ of the body. Due to his exquisite work in the field of cardiology, Dr. Hugo Katus has been able to develop a new types of tactics and techniques that sit well with the modern machinery to treat disorders of the heart.