Cardiology Experts

Guy Hugues Fontaine

member of the Editorial Board


Guy Hugues Fontaine has made 16 original contributions in the design and the use of the First Cardiac Pacemakers in the early 60s. He has serendipitously identified ARVD during his contributions to Antiarrhythmic surgery in the early 70s. He has developed the technique of Fulguration to replace surgery in the early 80s. He has been one of the “216 individuals who have made a significant contribution to the study of Cardiovascular Disease since the 14th century”, one of the “500 Greatest Geniuses of the 21st century” (USA Books), one of the “100 Life Time Achievement” awardees (UK Book). He has 900 publications including 201 book chapters. Reviewer of 23 scientific journals both in basic and clinical science. He has served as a member of the Editorial Board of Circulation during 5 years after reviewing during decades papers for this Journal. He has given 11 master lectures of 90’ each in inland China in 2014. He has developed new techniques of hypothermia for neurologic brain protection in OHCA, stroke and spinal cord injury. He is the first to have resuscitated his wife at home with an external defibrillator (Schiller) still working after 30 years. He has also invented a high-tech device which can be considered as the ultimate in palliative care

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cardiovascular disease,hypertension

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