Dr. Carlos Porras

  • Specialist in Cardiovascular Surgery.
  • Surgeon, Marfan Units of Virgen de la Victoria University Hospital and Xanit International Hospitals, Malaga.
  • Area of expertise: surgical repair of mitral and aortic valves and thoracic aorta surgery.

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Dr. Porras was awarded his degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Navarre in 1991. He completed his MIR residency programme in Reina Sofía University Hospital, Cordoba, where he specialised in Cardiovascular Surgery, between 1993 and 1997. Specialist in the Area of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Virgen de la Victoria University Hospital in Malaga since 1998, he has also been a surgeon in the Heart Area of Xanit International Hospital since 2008. Surgeon of the Marfan Unit and the Valve repair Unit of Virgen de la Victoria and Xanit Internacional Hospital.

Member of the Board of Directors of the Sociedad Andaluza de Cirugía Cardiovascular (Andalusian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery). Member of the Working Group for Arrhythmia Surgery of the Sociedad Española de Cirugía Cardiovascular (Spanish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery). Member of the Working Group for Aorta Surgery of the Sociedad Española de Cirugía Cardiovascular. Dr. Porras has recently carried out outstanding work in the area of surgical repair of mitral and aortic valves and in thoracic aorta surgery.



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Arrhythmias

The Arrhythmias Unit of the Heart Area cares for patients with heart rhythm disorders. It is divided into two specific areas.

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Marfan Unit

ICTA has the first Marfan unit set up in the private health sector in Spain: we diagnose, follow-up and treat Marfan syndrome patients.

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Cardiac Surgery

Modern Cardiac Surgery: coronary surgery with and without extracorporeal circulation, conventional valve surgery, etc.

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Aortic Valve Unit

Our group has pioneered aortic valve replacement techniques. Our operating theatre is fully equipped for aortic root surgeries.

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Clinical Cardiology

Electrocardiograms, stress tests & echocardiograms: consultations at Hospital Xanit (Benalmádena) or Fuengirola .

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Sudden Death Unit

Early diagnosis, follow-up and treatment of potentially lethal cardiovascular diseases that may result in sudden death in athletes.

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Hemodynamics

Coronarography, studies of patients with valvulopathies: congenital heart disease in adults, transseptal catheterisation, etc.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Service specialised in full rehabilitation of patients after angina, heart attack, operations, etc.

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