Position: Head of the EP laboratory
Location: Krakow PL
Professor Marek Jastrzebski, MD, PhD, graduated from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, in 1995 and since then works in the 1st. Dep. of Cardiology and Interventional Electrocardiology of the Jagiellonian University; currently as the Head of the EP laboratory. After short stays in several centers in Europe and USA (London, St George's, Bad Krozingen, Germany, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA,), he introduced over the years many new treatment options in his institution: ICDs, RF ablations of SVT, AFL, AT, VT, 3D mapping, focal cryoablation, fluoroless ablation, CRT, cardiac venoplasty, cryoballoons, His bundle pacing, left bundle branch pacing, etc. This led to an increase in the number of procedures from 100/year in 1995 to 1250/year in 2019, the creation of an active research team and the emergence of a new leading EP center in Poland. His major research interests include conduction system pacing, electrocardiographic aspects of CRT and electrocardiographic diagnosis of wide QRS tachycardias ("VT score" method).