Dr. Sotir Marchev, FESC

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    • 2011    -Executive Director of  Bulgarian Cardiac Institute
    • 2010    -Executive Director of Cardiac Hospital Pleven
    • 2006    -Head of Cardiology Department, 5th MHAT Hospital - Sofia
    • 1994    -Senior Assistant Professor, Clinic of Cardiology, Department of Internal Diseases; Medical University of Sofia
    • 1994    -Consultant in Internal diseases of Bulgarian edition of British Medical Journal,
    • 1993    -Consultant in Cardiology of German – Bulgarian magazine Quintessence Interna,
    • 1993    - Participate in development of Bulgarian Holter Monitor,
    • 1993    -Specialty in Cardiology,
    • 1991    -Specialty in Internal Diseases,
    • 1991    -Participate in development of Bulgarian electrocardiographs,
    • 1988    -Assistant Professor in Clinic of Cardiology, Department of Internal Diseases, Medical University of Sofia,
    • 1987    -Doctor Internal Diseases in District Hospital of Blagoevgrad,
    • 1987    -MD - Medical University of Sofia with excellent marks,
    • 1882    -1st place in National Students Anatomy Competition,
    • 1979    -English language High School with Gold Medal for excellence,
    • 1979    -1st place in National Pupils Biology Competition,
    • 1961    -born in town of Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria,

TEACHING

    • Author of over 50 scientific publications and 6 monographs in the fields of cardiology, emergency medicine, pharmacology, general medicine, neurocardiology, AIDS
    • teaching post – graduate doctors in their preparation for Specialty in Internal Diseases and Cardiology.
    • teaching student groups from 1988 till now

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSIP:

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

    • Cardiologist in Intensive Care Unit of Medical University of Sofia
    • Cardiologist in Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Sofia
    • Experience in echocardiography from 1989

 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

1.Marchev S. How to auscultate heart, lung and abdomen. first edition, ISBN 954-799-077-2, Sofia, 128 p. 14x20 cm, 1993. second edition, ISBN 954-799-714-9, Sofia, 136 p. 14x20 cm, 1997

2.Marchev S. How to read electrocardiogram. first edition ISBN 954-799-137-X, Sofia, 136 p. 14x20 cm, 1993; second edition 1999; third edition 2001; forth edition ISBN 978-954-9806-90-8;  2009

3.Marchev S. How to communicate. How to take history. How to put diagnosis. ISBN 954-799-252-X, Sofia, 80 p. 14x20 cm, 1994

4.Marchev S. How to read roentgenography of heart and lung. ISBN 954-799-364-X, 128 p. 14x20 cm, Sofia, 1994

5.Marchev S. Medical reference book. 24 p. 11x14 cm, Sofia, 1998

 

Articles

7.Marchev S., Il. Tomov. Nitrate treatment. Quintessence Interna 1993, No. 4 p. 13-18.

8.Marchev S. Heart rate variability. Bulgarian Cardiology. 1997 No 2. p. 55-60

9.Marchev S. Heart rate variability – standards of measurement. Cardio-vascular diseases. 1998 No. 1 p. 28-35

10.Marchev S. Heart-brain interactions. Modern Medicine. 1997 No. 6 p. 41-44

11.Marchev S., Il. Tomov et al. Diseases, imitating aortic dissection. Acta Medica Bulgarica 1997 vol XXIV No 2, p. 37 - 42

12.Marchev S. et al. Fatty heart. Modern Medicine 1990 No 11, p. 25-27

13.Marchev S.et al. Myocardial stunning and hibernation. Modern Medicine. 1991 No 2, p. 7 - 9

14.Marchev S., Il. Tomov et al. Diastolic function of left ventricle. Modern Medicine. 1991, No 6, p. 10 - 14

15.Marchev S. et al. Atenolole in coronary heart disease. Cardio-vascular diseases. 1993 No 2 p. 9-13

16.Marchev S. et al. Propranolole in coronary heart disease. Cardio-vascular diseases. 1993 No 2, p. 6-8.

 

Audiocassettes

17.Marchev S. Heart auscultation. [audiocassette] Sofia, 1997

18.Marchev S. Lung auscultation. [audiocassette] Sofia, 1997

 

Audio CD

19.Marchev S. Lung auscultation [audio CD]. Sofia, 1997

 

Reference Materials

20.Marchev S. Normal laboratory values. [pocket reference tables], Sofia, 1995

21.Marchev S. Functional tests. [pocket reference tables], Sofia, 1996

22.Marchev S. Immunization schedule. [pocket reference tables], Sofia, 1996

23.Marchev S. Incubation periods. [pocket reference tables], Sofia, 1996

24.Marchev S. Obstetric table. [pocket reference tables], Sofia, 1996

25.Marchev S. Ideal body weight. [pocket reference tables], Sofia, 1997

26.Marchev S. Indications for chemoprophylaxis. [pocket reference tables], Sofia, 1997

27.Marchev S. ECG – ruler Cardiomer – Type A. Sofia, 1994

28.Marchev S. ECG – ruler Cardiomer – Type B. Sofia, 1996

 

Congresses and Symposia

 

29.    Marchev S, Kuneva Z, Denchev S. Hypertensive left ventricle – different remodelling – different longitudinal function. 8th World Congress of Echocardiography and Vascular Ultrasound  , Antalya, Turkey, 6-9 May 2004. Echocardiography. 2004.  4: 359 (abstr.)

 

30.    Marchev S, Denchev S, Dimitrov S, Majarov A, Draganov T, Kuneva Z. Coronary angioplasty abolishes postsystolic shortening in stable angina pectoris. The Seventh Annual Meeting of the European Association of Echocardiography (EUROECHO 7), Barcelona, Spain, 3-6 December 2003. European Journal of Echocardiography. 2003. Vol 4: S1 (abstr.)

 

31.    Marchev S, Kuneva Z, Denchev S. Hypertensive left ventricle – different remodelling – different longitudinal function. ESC Congress 2004, Munich, Germany, 28 August – 1 September 2004. European Heart Journal Vol:    ,p:55 2004

32.Marchev S. Computer model of AIDS epidemic. International Students Science Session. Prague, Czech Republic 1987.

33.Denchev S, Dimitrov S, Marchev S, Debnath S; Stenotic morphology in unstable angina pectoris; XVth Congress of the European Society of Cardiology, Nice, 29 Aug - 2 Sep 1993. Eur. Heart J., 14, 1993, p. 48, P458

34.Marchev S., Il. Tomov et al. Maladies imitant dissection de L`Aortte XXIe Semaine Medicale Balkanique, Varna, 2-5 Sept, 1990, Resumes – sections 1-4 p. 103.

35. Tarnovska R, Marchev S.et al. Etudes des causes les plus frequentes, pour la mortalite dans les hopitaux par suite d`infarctus du myocarde. Semaine Medicale Balkanique, Varna, 2-5 Sept, 1990, Resumes – sections 1-4 p. 98.

36.Marchev S., Z. Kuneva et al. Fibrinolysis in acute myocardial infarction decrease heterogenity of ventricular repolarisation. Second Italian – Bulgarian Cardiology Symposium. 5-6 September 1997 Albena, Bulgaria

37.Marchev S., Z. Kuneva et al. Fibrinolysis in acute myocardial infarction enhance vagal activity. Second Italian – Bulgarian Cardiology Symposium. 5-6 September 1997 Albena, Bulgaria

38.Marchev S. Short dictionary of modern terms in echocardiography. Hewlett – Packard Symposium “New methods in clinical echocardiography” Sofia, 4 November 1997

 

Last modified: 25 May 2012 by Dr. Sotir Marchev