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Andrew Sharp

Consultant Cardiologist

University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK

Biography

Prof Andrew Sharp is a Consultant Cardiologist at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK. Prof Sharp qualified from Edinburgh Medical School in 1998. He was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in 2011 and Honorary Associate Professor by the University of Exeter in 2018 before moving to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff in the summer of 2019.

 

Prof Sharp conducted his early training at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, before moving to London for his senior clinical training, completing the prestigious Milan-Imperial Interventional Cardiology Fellowship programme. Dr Sharp was awarded an MD postgraduate research degree from the University of Edinburgh for his work on the hypertensive heart and his current research interests include device-based treatments for hypertension, pulmonary embolism, intracoronary imaging and coronary physiology.

 

Prof Sharp's specialist interests include the pharmacological and interventional treatment of resistant hypertension (including renal denervation); intra-coronary physiology to assess the causes of chest pain; complex angioplasty and stenting of coronary artery disease and CT coronary angiography

Featured Courses

Renal Denervation in Patients with Treatment-resistant Hypertension
  • 1.00 EBAC

Learning objectives

  • Describe the evidence to support the use of renal denervation as a treatment modality in patients with resistant hypertension
  • Understand renal denervation and how effective it is as a treatment option
  • Identify patients with resistant hypertension suitable for renal denervation
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