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In memoriam Alfonso Medina Fernandez-Aceituno, MD, 1946-2017

EuroIntervention 2017;13:269. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV13I3A41

1. Hospital Reina Sofia, Cordoba, Spain; 2. Clinica San Rocco, Brescia, Italy; 3. Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom; 4. Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the S

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” – Leonardo da Vinci

Alfonso Medina studied medicine at the University of Granada (Spain). After obtaining his MD, he received training in Cardiology at the Fundacion Jimenez Diaz in Madrid and at the Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. In 1975, he arrived at the Hospital Nuestra Señora del Pino in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain), where he was appointed head of the Department of Cardiology. He worked tirelessly in this hospital (later replaced by the new Dr Negrin Hospital) until he reached retirement age in 2016. There, he developed an intense clinical, research and ...

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