Dr Francesc J Casals Sole

Spain

As PhD
Current research : Foam engineering, micro-bubbles production by sonication and interaction with high-intensity ultrasounds.
Previous research : Human platelets kinetics mathematical models of platelet sequestration and cell destruction. Platelet volume, shape and emergence of cellular dust following acute vascular thrombosis (1975-1985)
Hematopoietic stem cells differentiation and regulation in mouse (1977-1985)
Antiphospholipid antibodies in thrombocytopenia and vascular thrombosis (1986-1988)
Use of platelet growth factors for venous ulcer repair (1991 to 2003)
Laboratory for Anticoagulant control (1997-today), using low anticoagulation intensity for long-term treatment in patients with venous thromboembolism.
As MD
Current interest : Diagnosis and treatment of venous disorders, using activated microbubbles for venous insufficiency treatment. Bayesian approaches to Health-Care evaluation.
Previous: Head of a research group for thrombocytopenia and clinical arterial thrombosis studies(1973-1997).
Member Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit (1977-1983).
Clinical aspects and risk factors of venous thromboembolism (1984-today).
Vascular Laboratory in Hospital Clinic (Barcelona, Spain) (1990-1998)
Private clinical consultation, head of Instituto Medicina Vascular of Barcelona (1992-today)
Use of foam sclerotherapy using CO2/O2 in varicose veins treatment (2002-today)
Coordinator of Thrombosis Unit in the Barcelona Hospital Clinic (2007-2011)
Teaching
Associate Professor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis in the Barcelona University (1977-1995)
Visiting Professor McMaster University (Hamilton,Canada) (1989)
Two books