Patrizio Lancellotti

Professor of Cardiology
University of Liège
CHU Sart Tilman, Liège Belgium


Present Position

Professor of Cardiology at University of Liège, CHU Sart Tilman, Liège Belgium
Director of the Cardiologist Intensive Unit at University Hospital of Liège
Head of the Echocardiography Laboratory and the Heart Valve Clinic
Director of the GIGA Cardiovascular Sciences Research Programme at the University of Liège, Belgium

Training and Education

University of Liège, Doctor of Medicine. 1995
Internship License at University Hospital of Liège 1998
Cardiologist License at University Hospital of Liège 2000
Licensed in Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital of Liège 2002
Training in heart transplantation 2001

Post Graduate Degrees

PhD Thesis at University Hospital of Liège 2002
Thesis of Higher Education 2005
Clinical Professor at University Hospital Liège 2007
Professor of Cardiovascular Imaging at University of Liège: 2010

Research Interest

Major Research Interest

Project leader

• PV-COAT study for the prevention of prosthetic valve thrombosis funded by an ERC (European Research Commission, 2015–‐2019) grant
• EACVI/HFA EURObservational Research Programme committee (EORP) on Cardiac-Oncology Toxicity in Breast Cancer(ESC-COT)
• New Insights into the Development and Progression of Aortic valve Stenosis (TheNID-PAS Study):FRS-FNRS Funded
• Progression and Outcome of secondary mitral regurgitation (POMAR Registry): 3D Echocardiography
• Radiation-induced heart disease (AVRI study): Animal study
• Normal Reference Ranges for Echocardiography: Rationale, Study design and Methodology (NORRE Study)
• HeArt ValvE Clinic International Database (HAVEC)
• European multicenter validation study of the accuracy of E/e’ ratio in estimating invasive left ventricular Filling pressure (EURO-FILLING STUDY)

Scientific Activities


• Fellow of the European Association of cardiology (FESC) 2010
• Fellow of the American College of Cardiology(FACC) 2012
• Honorary member of the British Society of Echocardiography 2014
• Honorary citizen of the city of Liege, Belgium 2014
• Honorary Member of the Hungarian Society of Cardiology 2014
• Invited Professor for the 8th Annual Tajik/Seward lectureship, Mayo Clini 2013
• InBev–‐Baillet Latour Award for clinical research in the field of cardiovascular disease, 2008
• Lambertine Lacroix Award in the field of cardiovascular disease, 2008.
• Award from the «Fondation Jaumain», 2006
• Best poster presented of the French Society of Cardiology, 2005
• Best poster presented of the XXVII Congress of the European Society of Cardiology, 2005
• Jacqueline Bernheim Award of the« foundation pour la chirurgie cardiaque», 2004
• Young Investigator Award of the Belgian Society of Cardiology, 2001


Some Major Publications

More than 335 peer-reviewed papers. Several book chapters
1. Lancellotti P, et al. Therapeutic decision-making for patients with fluctuating mitral regurgitation. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2015.
2. Lancellotti P, et al. ESC Working Group on Valvular Heart Disease Position Paper–heart valve clinics: organization, structure, and experiences. Eur Heart J. 2013
3. Lancellotti P, et al. Determinants and prognostic significance of exercise pulmonary hypertension in asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis. Circulation 2012
4. Lancellotti P, et al. Clinical outcome in asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis: insights from the new Proposed aortic stenosis grading classification. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012
5. LA Piérard, P. Lancellotti. The role of ischemic mitral regurgitation in the pathogenesis of acute pulmonary edema. N Engl J Med 2004
6. Lancellotti P, et al. Detection and clinical usefulness of a biphasic response during exercise echocardiography early after myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 2003
7. Lancellotti P, et al. Prognostic importance of exercise-induced changes in mitral regurgitation in patients with chronic ischemic left ventricular dysfunction. Circulation 2003