Andrés Ulate Retana

Andrés Ulate Retana

Patient Demographics: Adult, Eldery

"I believe in offering a complete and high quality care to the patient that satisfies their needs and generates the maximum possible well-being."

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Procedures (19)

Dynamic Holter
Exercise echocardiogram stress test
Resting transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE)
Stress test
Arterial pressure Holter monitoring
Blood Pressure Monitoring
Cardiac ablation
Cardiac event monitor
Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) with interpretation
Forced spirometry
Pacemaker generator change
Pacemaker implantation
Pacemaker wire removal
Pharmacologic stress echocardiography with dobutamine
Preoperative evaluation including electrocardiogram
Stress electrocardiogram (ECG) test
Transesophageal echocardiogram
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Medical conditions (8)

Coronary heart disease (CHD)
Heart failure
High blood pressure
High cholesterol
Heart murmur
High triglycerides count
Low blood pressure
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General Info

About me

Medicine is the profession that allows, by scientific bases, to help a person maintaining or recovering his health. This goes hand to hand with a state of well-being to be able to perform in all areas of life, so it has a primary role.
At the same time, it implies that the lack of health exposes the person to a situation of vulnerability, both physical and emotional. Therefore, offering treatment, guidance and support to the patient and his family through the practice of medicine represents an extremely valuable and rewarding act in my life.


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  • Specialty in Cardiology. Universidad de Costa Rica. February 2010 - February 2015
  • Medicine and Surgery Degree. Universidad de Costa Rica. February 2007 - December 2008
  • Bachelor in Medical Sciences. Universidad de Costa Rica. March 2003 - December 2006
  • Good Clinical Practices, ICIMED - CONIS

    February 2020 - March 2020

  • Advanced Cardiac Support Course

    October 2015 - October 2015

  • Basic Cardiac Support - Centro internacional de entrenamiento en Emergencias, S.M.I.

    January 2015 - January 2015

  • European Congress of Cardiology

    August 2014 - September 2014

  • Advanced techniques in echocardiography

    August 2013 - August 2013

  • Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography in Cardiology

    May 2013 - May 2013

  • Methods of Scientific Research - Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica

    August 2012 - November 2012

  • New techniques in echocardiography

    May 2012 - May 2012


  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED10108 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

  • Costa Rican Association of Cardiology 10108
  • 2015 Graduation of Honor: Specialty Cardiology
  • 2015 Graduate best average score UCR-CENDEISSS
  • Biomarcadores de inflamación. La Gaceta Médica de Costa Rica 2008;10:79-85
  • Infarto de miocardio secundario a embolismo coronario en paciente con estenosis mitral. Revista Costarricense de Cardiología 2013;15: 13-15
  • Evaluación ecocardiográfica con técnica de Strain bidimiensional de los pacientes con miocardiopatía hipertrófica de la población atendida en el Servicio de Cardiología del Hospital San Juan de Dios durante el período 2012-2013. Tesis sometida a la consideración de la Comisión del Programa de Estudios de Posgrado en Especialidades Médicas para optar al título en Cardiología, Universidad de Costa Rica