Gani Bajraktari

University of PristinaKosovo

Dr. Gani Bajraktari graduated in Medicine at the University of Prishtina (Kosovo) in 1990 and completed his specialization in cardiology at the Second Clinic of Cardiology, University Clinical Center “Mother Teresa”, Tirana (Albania), in 1997. He finished his postgraduate studies, defending the Master\'s thesis at Medical Faculty of Zagreb (Croatia) in 2000, in the field of stress-echocardiography, whereas he defended his doctoral thesis in 2002, at Medical Faculty of the University of Prishtina. He finished his PhD studies at Semelweis University in Budapest (Hungary), defending the Ph.D. thesis in 2007. In two mandates (2001-2003 and 2007-2009) he was the director of Internal Medicine Clinic, University Clinical Centre of Kosova, Prishtina. He was elected as Professor of Internal Medicine - Cardiology at Medical Faculty in 2006, whereas in 2009, he was elected as Dean of Medical Faculty, University of Prishtina. His clinical and research interests include echocardiography, diastology, diabetes and heart failure. He published 30 articles in these fields. He is the author of three books. Dr. Bajraktari is a Fellow of European Society of Cardiology and a Fellow of American College of Cardiology.

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The book "Echocardiography - New Techniques" brings worldwide contributions from highly acclaimed clinical and imaging science investigators, and representatives from academic medical centers. Each chapter is designed and written to be accessible to those with a basic knowledge of echocardiography. Additionally, the chapters are meant to be stimulating and educational to the experts and investigators in the field of echocardiography. This book is aimed primarily at cardiology fellows on their basic echocardiography rotation, fellows in general internal medicine, radiology and emergency medicine, and experts in the arena of echocardiography. Over the last few decades, the rate of technological advancements has developed dramatically, resulting in new techniques and improved echocardiographic imaging. The authors of this book focused on presenting the most advanced techniques useful in today's research and in daily clinical practice. These advanced techniques are utilized in the detection of different cardiac pathologies in patients, in contributing to their clinical decision, as well as follow-up and outcome predictions. In addition to the advanced techniques covered, this book expounds upon several special pathologies with respect to the functions of echocardiography.

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