Dr Kornelia Kotseva obtained her MD at the Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. She completed her PhD postgraduate specialisation at the University of Milan, Italy and the University of Ghent, Belgium, before becoming a consultant in preventive cardiology in the UK.
Research & publications
Dr Kotseva's main topics of interest are surveys in preventive cardiology and clinical trials. She is chair of the steering committee and senior project manager of the EUROASPIRE and ASPIRE-3-PREVENT surveys. The most recent EUROASPIRE V survey is currently recruiting patients in 27 European countries with the objective of determining lifestyle and risk factor management in hospital patients with coronary disease and in general practice those at risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Dr Kotseva has published more than 160 peer review publications in scientific journals and chapters in textbooks.
Kotseva, K., De Bacquer, D., Jennings, C., et al, on behalf of EUROASPIRE Investigators. (2016)Time trends in lifestyle, risk factor control and use of cardioprotective drug therapies in patients with coronary heart disease in Europe: results from three EUROASPIRE surveys, 1999-2013, of the European Society of Cardiology. Global Heart 2016.
The sixth joint task force of the European Society of Cardiology and Other Societies on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice (2016) European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice. Developed with the special contribution of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR). Eur Heart J, 8 June. Available from: doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehw106.
Kotseva, K. (2016) Implementation of cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines in clinical practice - Lessons for clinicians. E-journal of Cardiology Practice, 27 Sept, 14 (24)
Kotseva, K., De Bacquer, D., De Backer, G., et al, on behalf of the EUROASPIRE Investigators (2016) Lifestyle and risk factor management in people at high risk of cardiovascular disease. A report from the European Society of Cardiology EUROASPIRE IV cross-sectional survey in fourteen European regions. Eur J Prev Cardiology. Available from doi: 10.1177/2047487316667784
Kotseva, K., Wood, D., De Bacquer, D., et al, on behalf of the EUROASPIRE Investigators (2016) EUROASPIRE IV: A European Society of Cardiology survey on the lifestyle, risk factor and therapeutic management of coronary patients from 24 European countries. Eur J Prev Cardiology, 23, 636-48. Available from: doi:10.1177/2047487315569401.