Nawwar_Alattar.jpgProfessor Nawwar Al-Attar

 

Name: Professor Nawwar Al-Attar


Job title: Consultant Cardiac and Transplant Surgeon, Director of Service


Qualifications: MB, ChB, MSc (Chir), FRCSEd, FETCS, PhD (Paris), FRCS (Glasgow)
Clinical specialist interests:
Heart failure, mechanical assist devices, transplantation, total arterial CABG, valve repair, aortic surgery
• Antegrade pressure-adjusted brain perfusion during aortic surgery.
• Use of robotics in endoscopic CABG.
• Right ventricular assistance in off pump CABG.
• Esmolol, an ultra-short acting β-blocker, as an alternative cardioplegic agent to potassium.
• Thermoregulation in patients undergoing off-pump CABG.
• Remote ischaemic preconditioning in heart transplantation

 

Principal Investigator/ Co-PI for :
• PARTNER EU (TAVI)
• PREVAIL TA (Transapical Placement of AoRtic Balloon Expandable Transcatheter VAlves TrIaL– Europe)
• PROTAVI-C (TAVI)
• Effect of remote ischaemic preconditioning on donor heart graft outcomes trial : NHS BT
• ISCHEMIA trial
• NOBLE trial (CABG vs. PCI in LMS disease)
• Angiogenesis and stem cell therapy in sternal breakdown after PITA CABG
• The fibrin pad CV phase III study
• TAVI-UK Trial
• VICTORY CT001 Study
• EVARREST trial
• FAME3 trail

 

University affiliation:
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, Wolfson Medical School Building, University of Glasgow
Lecturer, Masters Cardiovascular Devices, Bioengineering Unit, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Associate Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University Denis Diderot Paris 7, Paris

 

Research interests:
• Cell Therapy, INSERM Units 572 et 633
• Pressure-volumes loops versus echocardiography in the assessment of mechanisms of improvement of ventricular function after myoblast transplantation.
• Comparison between skeletal myoblasts and bone marrow CD133+ cells transplantation after myocardial infarction.
• Stem cell grafting in primates after left ventricular myocardial infarction.

 

National committees/appointments:


Member of the transplant Cardio-Thoracic Advisory Group (NHS BT)
Member of the Scottish Donation and Transplant Group (SDTG)
Member of implementation working group of the NORS review
Examiner, Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) examiner, School of Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
Educational Supervisor, Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Programme
Contributor, The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) guidelines for angina (2016)
Nucleus member of the working group on Cardiovascular surgery (WG 25) of the European Society of Cardiology www.escardio.org, member of task forces/reviewers of several ESC guidelines
Consultant for « Faculty 1000 Medicine » in Thoracic and Cardio-vascular Surgery
PI for the Heart Theme group, Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow
Representative for CT surgery research, GJNH, Glasgow
Notable publications:
More than 80 peer reviewed publication (see updated list on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=al-attar+n)
8 book chapters

Name: Professor Nawwar Al-Attar

Job title: Consultant Cardiac and Transplant Surgeon, Director of Service

Qualifications: MB, ChB, MSc (Chir), FRCSEd, FETCS, PhD (Paris), FRCS (Glasgow)

Clinical specialist interests:

Heart failure, mechanical assist devices, transplantation, total arterial CABG, valve repair, aortic surgery

·         Antegrade pressure-adjusted brain perfusion during aortic surgery.

·         Use of robotics in endoscopic CABG.

·         Right ventricular assistance in off pump CABG.

·         Esmolol, an ultra-short acting β-blocker, as an alternative cardioplegic agent to potassium.

·         Thermoregulation in patients undergoing off-pump CABG.

·         Remote ischaemic preconditioning in heart transplantation

 

Principal Investigator/ Co-PI for :

·         PARTNER EU (TAVI)

·         PREVAIL TA (Transapical Placement of AoRtic Balloon Expandable Transcatheter VAlves TrIaL– Europe)

·         PROTAVI-C (TAVI)

·         Effect of remote ischaemic preconditioning on donor heart graft outcomes trial : NHS BT

·         ISCHEMIA trial

·         NOBLE trial (CABG vs. PCI in LMS disease)

·         Angiogenesis and stem cell therapy in sternal breakdown after PITA CABG

·         The fibrin pad CV phase III study

·         TAVI-UK Trial

·         VICTORY CT001 Study

·         EVARREST trial

·         FAME3 trail

 

University affiliation:

Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, Wolfson Medical School Building, University of Glasgow

Lecturer, Masters Cardiovascular Devices, Bioengineering Unit, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Associate Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University Denis Diderot Paris 7, Paris

 

Research interests:

·         Cell Therapy, INSERM Units 572 et 633

·         Pressure-volumes loops versus echocardiography in the assessment of mechanisms of improvement of ventricular function after myoblast transplantation.

·         Comparison between skeletal myoblasts and bone marrow CD133+ cells transplantation after myocardial infarction.

·         Stem cell grafting in primates after left ventricular myocardial infarction.

 

National committees/appointments:

Member of the transplant Cardio-Thoracic Advisory Group (NHS BT)

Member of the Scottish Donation and Transplant Group (SDTG)

Member of implementation working group of the NORS review

Examiner, Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) examiner, School of Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK

Educational Supervisor, Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Programme

Contributor, The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) guidelines for angina (2016)

Nucleus member of the working group on Cardiovascular surgery (WG 25) of the European Society of Cardiology www.escardio.org, member of task forces/reviewers of several ESC guidelines

Consultant for « Faculty 1000 Medicine » in Thoracic and Cardio-vascular Surgery

PI for the Heart Theme group, Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow

Representative for CT surgery research, GJNH, Glasgow

Notable publications:

More than 80 peer reviewed publication (see updated list on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=al-attar+n)

8 book chapters

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