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Harry Acquatella

Joseph Harry Acquatella Monserratte, Venezuelan cardiologist (Ciudad Bolivar, Bolivar State 04 September 1936 –


Authored over 100 scientific works and 30 book chapters


Internationally known for his contributions to stress echocardiography 


ACHIEVEMENTS

Discovered increased natriuresis during acute saline loading in Chagas disease (1969)

With G. Whittembury proposed a fluid for maintenance of renal functions during transplants widely used (1973)

With D. Paniagua, J.A. Condado, J. Besso, M. Velez et al. presented the first human case of retrograde transcatether implant of an aortic valve prosthesis (2006)

With J.A. Condado, L. Rodríguez, P. Whitlow et al. reported the first in human mitral valve repair using the percutaneous technology (2006)


HONOURS

Distinguished International Member, American Society of Echocardiography (1996)

Blaine Brower Fellow, American College of Physicians (1991)