Arthur A Wilde MDProfessor of Cardiology, Heart Centre AMC, Department of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Arthur A.M. Wilde got his M.D. at the University of Amsterdam in 1983. After his Ph.D. in 1988, he started his Fellowship training in Cardiology at the Academic Medical Centre, and was registered as such in 1994. Afterwards he specialized in clinical electrophysiology at the Academic Hospital Utrecht.
From the Netherlands Heart Association he was awarded a grant as Clinical Established Investigator for five years. In 1999, he became head of the Laboratory of Experimental Cardiology, and in 2003 head of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology (Academic Medical Centre). His major focus is on different aspects of inherited arrhythmia syndromes. In more recent years also genetic factors contributing to sudden cardiac death in the general population became a focus.
In 2011 he was appointed as member of the Dutch Academy of Science and in 2012 he received the Distinguished Investigator award of the Heart Rhythm Society.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Cardiac Hypertrophy Modulates Risk in Patients With Inherited Cardiac Sodium Channelopathy
- Contemporary Outcomes in Patients With Long QT Syndrome
- Efficacy of Flecainide in the Treatment of Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
- Nadolol Decreases Incidence and Severity of Ventricular Arrhythmias During Exercise Testing Compared With Beta-1 Selective Beta Blockers in Patients With Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia