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The art of educating a fellow: a “mother-and-child” relationship

EuroIntervention 2019;15:17-19. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV15I1A2

1. Department of Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute, University Clinic Hospital, Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Spain
In 2012, I wrote an abstract that was never accepted by any national or international congress. I would like to reproduce it here:

“Background: Professor Patrick W. Serruys (PWS) has been the Chief of the Interventional Cardiology Department at the Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam. The Thoraxcenter has been the leading centre in Europe in the field of stenting and many fellows were eager to be accepted for training by the Professor. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of PWS on the outcomes of a fellow arriving from a southern European country.

Methods: This is a single-centre, ...

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