Dr Mladen Kocica, MD, PhD - UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic for Cardiac Surgery - Deputy Director

Dr Mladen Kocica

MD, PhD

UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic for Cardiac Surgery

Deputy Director

Belgrade | Yugoslavia

Main Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Surgery

Additional Specialties: Adult Cardiac Surgery

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Dr Mladen Kocica, MD, PhD - UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic for Cardiac Surgery - Deputy Director

Dr Mladen Kocica

MD, PhD

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Mladen J. Kocica, M.D., Ph.D.


UC Clinical Centre of Serbia
Clinic for Cardiac Surgery
8th Kosta Todorovic St.
Belgrade, Serbia, 11000
Tel: +381 (69) 3670 609
E-mail: kocica@sbb.rs
URL: www.kocica.org

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Education and Qualifications:

• 2015 - Subspecialist in Cardiac Surgery - Medical School, University of Belgrade, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Serbia. Grade point average 5/5 (License No 106091);
• 2015 – PhD degree in Surgery – Cardiac Surgery with doctoral dissertation: “The Helical Ventricular Myocardial Band of Torrent-Guasp as the Basis for the Surgical Treatment of Post-infarction Remodeled Left Ventricle” UDK: 616.12-089(043.3);
• 2014 – Master Course in Reconstructive Valvular Surgery, Monaco. Certificate.
• 2008 - Basic Life Support (BLS) and Intermediate Life Support (ILS) Instructor - European Resuscitation Council;
• 2005 – Postgraduate MSc study and final exam in Vascular surgery and angiology - Medical School, University of Belgrade. Grade point average 5/5;
• 2001 - Specialist in General Surgery - Medical School, University of Belgrade, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Serbia. Grade point average 5/5. (License No 17/661)
• 1996 - Doctor General Practitioner - Ministry of Health and Welfare, Serbia. (License No 152-02-00329/96-02)
• 1995 - Diploma and MD Certificate - Medical School, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Grade point average 9.25/10. (No27229)

Career and Job Positions:

• 2015. - Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia: Deputy Director;
• 2015. - Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia: Subspecialist, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon;
• 2013. - UC Clinical Centre of Serbia: Vice-president of Health Professional Council;
• 2012. - 2014. - Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia: Deputy Director;
• 2010. - 2012. - Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia: Head of Scientific Research and Education Department;
• 2001. - Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia: Attending Surgeon;
• 1996. - 2001. - Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia: Residency in General Surgery.
• 1995.-1996. - Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia: General Internship.

Working Experience:

• 1995 - onward - Clinic for Cardiac Surgery and Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade – Serbia: Preformed more than 6000 different and case mixed, elective and urgent, adult cardiac surgical procedures, vascular surgical procedures and thymectomies, with special focus on ventricular restorative surgery for ischemic heart disease (modified Dor's procedure and other) and surgery of type A acute aortic dissections.

Research:

• 2001-2004 - Research in the laboratory of Prof. Francisco Torrent-Guasp, Denia, Spain. Anatomical dissections of the HVMB. The new concept of heart structure and function. Clinical implications. HVMB research projects development. University General Hospital Valencia, Department of Cardiac Surgery - Prof. Anastasio Montero. Surgical Ventricular Restoration. Hospital La Fe, Valencia - Prof. Juan Kosin Aguilar. Experimental work on sonomicrometric analyses of electromechanical sequences within the ventricular myocardium.
• 2002 - onward – Four Cardiovascular Research Projects Granted by Government of the Republic of Serbia - Ministry of Science Technology and Development.
• 2002 - onward - Cardiovascular Research within Serbian Academy of Science and Arts - Section of Medical Sciences, The Board for Cardiovascular Pathology.

Publications*:

• https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1391-5053
• * Complete list of publications, presentations and scientific activities available upon request.

Editorial and Reviewing activity:

• 2018 – Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
• 2009 - Serbian Medical Journal
• 2007 - Journal of Biomechanics
• 2007 - Medical Science Monitor
• 2006 - Anatomical Record
• 2005 - Annals of Thoracic Surgery
• 2004 - European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Awards:

• 2016. – The municipality of Arandjelovac “St. Archangel Gabriel Medal” - for the achievements in medicine and cardiac surgery;
• 2016. - Belgrade Chamber of Commerce Annual Award - for the best doctoral dissertation at UC Belgrade in 2014/2015;
• 2012. – Serbian Medical Society Letter of Appreciation - for overall professional and scientific contributions;
• 2011. – Serbian Academy of Science and Arts Plaque - for the contributions in scientific and research activities.

Membership:

• European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery – Member;
• European Society for Cardiology – Member of WG for Cardiovascular Surgery;
• The European Registry for Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support - EUROMACS – Member;
• Serbian Academy for Science and Arts – The Board for Cardiovascular Pathology – Member;
• European Society of Cardiovascular Surgery – Member;
• Scandinavian Society for Research in Cardiothoracic Surgery – Member;
• Serbian Association for Cardiac Surgery – Founder;
• Serbian Society for Cardiovascular Surgeons - Secretary-General;
• Society for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery of Serbia and Montenegro – Member;
• National Physician Society - Surgical Section – Member;

Primary Affiliation: UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic for Cardiac Surgery - Belgrade , Yugoslavia

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Education

Jan 2010 - Jan 2015
University of Belgrade Medical School
PhD - Doctoral Dissertation
Jan 2007 - Jan 2015
University of Belgrade Medical School
Subspeciality in Cardiac Surgery
Clinic for Cardiac Surgery UC Clinical Centre of Serbia

Experience

Jan 1995
UC Clinical Centre of Serbia
Deputy Director
Clinic for Cardiac Surgery

Publications

23Publications

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106Profile Views

Off-Pump Plicating Ascending Aortoplasty With External Wrapping: Magnum in Parvo.

Heart Lung Circ 2019 Dec 3;28(12):1866-1871. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, Belgrade, Serbia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2018.10.018DOI Listing
December 2019
43 Reads
1.172 Impact Factor

Dabigatran - Metabolism, Pharmacologic Properties and Drug Interactions.

Curr Drug Metab 2017 ;18(7):622-635

Department of Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade. Serbia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1389200218666170427113504DOI Listing
September 2018
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What Is the Heart? Anatomy, Function, Pathophysiology, and Misconceptions.

J Cardiovasc Dev Dis 2018 Jun 4;5(2). Epub 2018 Jun 4.

UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, 8th Kosta Todorovic St., 11000 Belgrade, Serbia.

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June 2018
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The impact of the metabolic syndrome on the outcome after aortic valve replacement.

J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 2014 Oct;15(10):745-51

aUniversity Clinical Hospital Center 'Dr Dragisa Misovic-Dedinje' bClinic of Cardiac Surgery cClinic of Cardiology, Clinical Center of Serbia dFaculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.

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October 2014
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A comprehensive morphometric analysis of the internal thoracic artery with emphasis on age, gender and left-to-right specific differences.

Histol Histopathol 2013 10 11;28(10):1299-314. Epub 2013 Apr 11.

Institute of Histology and Embryology "Aleksandar Đ. Kostić", Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14670/HH-28.1299DOI Listing
October 2013
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[Surgical angioplasty of the left main coronary artery].

Srp Arh Celok Lek 2010 Jan-Feb;138(1-2):33-6

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May 2010
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[Effect of hypertonic-hyperoncotic solution infusion on tissue perfusion during surgical treatment of the abdominal aorta].

Vojnosanit Pregl 2007 Oct;64(10):685-9

Klinicki centar Srbije, Institut za kardiovaskularne bolesti, Odeljenje anestezije i reanimacije, Beograd, Srbija.

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October 2007
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The helical ventricular myocardial band of Torrent-Guasp.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 2007 :52-60

Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia.

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September 2007
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Potential implications of the helical heart in congenital heart defects.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 2007 :61-7

Alder Hey Royal Children Hospital, Liverpool, England, UK.

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September 2007
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'Butterfly-shaped' thrombus in the ascending aorta.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006 Dec 19;30(6):936. Epub 2006 Oct 19.

Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2006.09.008DOI Listing
December 2006
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The helical ventricular myocardial band of Torrent-Guasp: potential implications in congenital heart defects.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006 Apr 29;29 Suppl 1:S61-8. Epub 2006 Mar 29.

Alder Hey Royal Children Hospital, Eaton Road, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK.

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April 2006
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The helical ventricular myocardial band: global, three-dimensional, functional architecture of the ventricular myocardium.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006 Apr 24;29 Suppl 1:S21-40. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, 8th Kosta Todorovic St., 11000 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.

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April 2006
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Intravenous leiomyomatosis with extension to the heart: rare or underestimated?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005 Dec;130(6):1724-6

Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.08.021DOI Listing
December 2005
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Prevalence of venous obstruction in permanent endovenous pacing in newborns and infants: follow-up study.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2005 May;28(5):361-5

Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.

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May 2005
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Towards new understanding of the heart structure and function.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2005 Feb;27(2):191-201

Denia, Alicante, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2004.11.026DOI Listing
February 2005
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Giant pseudoaneurysm from Vieussens' arterial ring.

Ann Thorac Surg 2004 Nov;78(5):1833-6

Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases, UC Clinical Centre of Serbia, Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2003.07.022DOI Listing
November 2004
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Systolic ventricular filling.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2004 Mar;25(3):376-86

Denia, Alicante, Spain.

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March 2004
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