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In memoriam Otto Martin Hess, MD

EuroIntervention 2011;7:13. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV7I1A1

Cardiology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland


Otto Martin Hess

At the age of 64, shortly before his planned retirement, Otto Martin Hess succumbed to an exacerbation of achronic disease. Otto has been an important figure in European and worldwide cardiology for the past 30 years. Born and raised in the Zurich area in Switzerland, he went to the medical school of Zurich University where he graduated in 1973. After becoming board certified as an internist and cardiologist at the local university hospital he spent more than a year in the United States - first in San Diego, California, and later in Ann Arbor, Michigan - to further ...

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