1977 - 1979: Fellow in Interventional Radiology Louisiana State University, U.S.A., Director Erick Lang
1979 - 1980: Assistant Professor Louisiana State University, U.S.A., Director - Erick Lang
1980: Diploma of Radiology of the European Association of Radiology (1st in Portugal)
1981 - 1998: Director of Department of Radiology of Santa Marta Hospital, Lisbon
1990: PhD in Radiology at New University of Lisbon
1992: Assistant Professor of Radiology at New University of Lisbon
1995: Associate Professor of Radiology at New University of Lisbon
Since 1997: Catedratic Professor of Radiology at New University of Lisbon
Since 1998: Director of University Department of Radiology, Pulido Valente Hospital Until August 2011
Since 1998: Director of Interventional Radiologist at Saint Louis Hospital, Lisbon
Since 2005: Member of the Scientific Board at New University of Lisbon.
Member of 12 International Societies
Pioneer of Interventional Radiology in Portugal 1980.
1 - How to select patients for PAE: List of texts to be performed by the patients. Questionnaires to be filled. The inclusion and exclusion criteria.
2 – Angio-CT information’s to be given to the patients.
3 – Medication to be taken, before, during and after PAE. How to stop the medications the patient are taken.
4 – Different steps of PAE, catheters used and embolic agents.
5 – Follow up control short, medium and long-term results, no sexual dysfunction, no urinary incontinence, fertility not changed
6 – How to repeat PAE
7 – It provides all information of a new outpatient procedure, under a local anesthesia with fast improvement and low morbidity. About 50% of the patients will refer improvement of their symptoms at the time of discharge 4-6 hours after PAE. Even patients with prostate larger than 200 cc or in acute urinary retention can be treated.
8 – How to build a strong center for PAE