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Dr Yasir Parviz is a UK Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist with experience of working in the leading health care systems of the UK, Canada and the USA. He has particular interest in cardiovascular management of patient with chronic diseases in particular diabetes and CKD. He has master degree in the subject of cardio-renal diseases, from university of central Lancashire UK.

He has not only certificate of completion of training (CCT) in medicine/ cardiology and intervention from the UK. He has received interventional fellowship training from accredited programs in UK, Canada and the USA. He has received dedicated training in coronary imaging and physiology from Columbia Medical Center and Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) New York, USA.

His clinical practice interests focuses on the utility of intravascular imaging and physiology technologies such as optical coherence tomography, intravascular ultrasound and pressure wire assessment to optimize coronary interventions and hence improve the clinical outcomes for patients.

He is fully competent in coronary and endovascular interventions. He has extensive experience in primary and salvage angioplasty, in treating chronic total occlusions, bifurcation lesions, vein graft disease and restenosis. Furthermore, He is proficient in techniques including direct coronary atherectomy, rot-ablation, and the use of distal protection devices. He is trained to perform the renal and peripheral limb interventions.

Dr Parviz is trained in performing the interventions without contrast administration, including intravascular imaging-guided zero-contrast PCI, protecting patients with advanced kidney disease from contrast associated acute kidney injury and the need for dialysis.  He is competent in the use of intravascular imaging like IVUS, OCT and developing novel techniques in this field.

He was awarded the best presenter award during Gulf PCR conference. He was selected as Chief Fellow at London Health Sciences, during his fellowship at Western University London Ontario.

Qualification & Certifications

  • MSc – University of Central Lancashire University of UK
  • MRCP (UK) – Royal College of physicians, London
  • PLAB – General Medical Council, UK
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) Cardiology, UK
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) Internal Medicine, UK

Fellowships

  • Interventional Research Fellowship Columbia University Medical Centre. New York. Presbyterian Hospital. USA
  • Interventional Fellowship, The University of Western Ontario. London. London Health Sciences Centre. Canada
  • Interventional Fellowship, The Sheffield Hallam University. Sheffield Teaching Hospital. South Yorkshire. U.K

Memberships

  • The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions,USA
  • Royal College of Physicians, London UK
  • General Medical Council, UK
  • European Society of Percutaneous Intervention (EAPCI)
  • British Society of Cardiology, UK
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
  • The Canadian Medical Protective Association

Special Interests

  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
  • Radial PCI
  • Complex PCI
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Intravascular imaging (IVUS, OCT)
  • Intracoronary physiology(FFR/IFR)
  • Minimal Contrast angiography
  • Renal Angiography and Stenting
  • Rotational atherectomy
  • Right Heart catheterization
  • Pulmonary Angiogram
  • Temporary Pacing
  • Reveal Devices
  • Peri cardiocentesis

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Publications – Dr Yasir Parviz has been involved in over 50 academic research led publications. A selection are cited below:

  1. Role Of Intra Coronary Imaging And Physiology In Diagnosis And Management Of Coronary Artery Disease
  2. P28 DOES MILD CORONARY ARTERY ATHEROSCLEROSIS PROGRESS AT SERIAL ANGIOGRAPHY?
  3. Cellular and Molecular Approaches to Enhance Myocardial Recovery After Myocardial Infarction
  4. Pressure Wire Compared to Microcatheter Sensing for Coronary Fractional Flow Reserve: The PERFORM Study
  5. INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND MECHANISMS OF IN-STENT RESTENOSIS IN SAPHENOUS VEIN GRAFT LESIONS
  6. Utility of intracoronary imaging in the cardiac catheterization laboratory: Comprehensive evaluation with intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography
  7. Mechanisms of Orbital Versus Rotational Atherectomy Plaque Modification in Severely Calcified Lesions Assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography
  8. Imaging and Physiology to Guide Venous Graft Interventions Without Contrast Administration in Advanced Renal Failure.
  9. TCT-474 Ultra-Low Contrast Coronary Angiography in Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease – Feasibility and Outcomes Compared to Standard Angiography
  10. TCT-18 Feasibility, safety and outcomes of chronic total occlusion revascularization in end-stage renal disease
  11. TCT-655 Derivation and Validation of a Luminal Diameter Correction Factor for Determination of Stent Sizing by Optical Coherence Tomography: An ILUMIEN III sub-study
  12. TCT-297 External elastic lamina vs luminal diameter for determination of stent diameter by optical coherence tomography
  13. Nitroglycerin-Derived Pd/Pa for the Assessment of Intermediate Coronary Lesions
  14. Cephalic Vein Access – A Feasible, Safe And Effective Method For Device Implantation
  15. COMPARISON OF P2Y12 INHIBITORS FOR MORTALITY AND STENT THROMBOSIS IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES: SINGLE CENTRE STUDY OF 10,793 CONSECUTIVE ‘REAL-WORLD’ PATIENTS
  16. Randomized Trial of Compression Duration After Transradial Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention
  17. A Review of Strategies for infarct size reduction during acute myocardial infarction
  18. Coronary Plaque Characteristics in Hemodialysis-Dependent Patients as Assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography
  19. Emergency intervention in a case of an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the left anterior descending artery
  20. Comparison of P2Y 12 inhibitors for mortality and stent thrombosis in patients with acute coronary syndromes: Single center study of 10 793 consecutive ‘real-world’ patients

For the full list of Cardiology Academic Publications involving Dr Parviz, please click here.

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