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Dr. Rafael Moguel


About Dr. Moguel

A robust staff conforms The Clinics of the Heart, with the highest levels in compassion, clinical skills, cutting-edge high-tech performance, and experience, headed by Rafael Moguel MD FSCAI.

Dr. Moguel is an interventional cardiologist with experience in thousands of minimally invasive cardiac and global endovascular procedures, a world leader on the approach by the radial artery (Moguel R, et al. Diagnostic and interventional heart catheterization through the radial artery. Arch Inst Cardiol Mex. 1996 Sep-Oct;66(5):415-8).

Leader of Catheterization by Radial Artery Approach in America

More than 10,000 interventional procedures that include coronary, peripheral and brain intervention, vein intervention and implantation of electronic devices (pacemakers, ICD’s, resynchronization therapy)

Valid Certification by the Mexican Cardiology Board for Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Moguel is

Courses and Certifications

Dr. Rafael Moguel has extensive practical experience, complete training courses and top educational.

His training included:

  • Cardiology in Mexico City
  • Interventional Cardiology in Barcelona
  • Pacemaker technology in Minneapolis
  • Peripheral Intervention in Montecarlo
  • Brain intervention in Atlanta GA
  • Medical Degree:
    Universidad Veracruzana
  • Internal Medicine
    Hospital 1° de Octubre, Mexico
  • Pacemaker Technology
    Medtronic, Minneapolis MN
  • Cardiology
    Hospital 1° de Octubre, Mexico
  • Hemodynamics
    Hospital 1° de Octubre
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Hospital Clinic i Provincial, Barcelona Spain
  • Rotablator System Training
    Heart Technology, Miami FL
  • Global Endovascular Therapy
  • Brain Intervention
    Tampa FL
  • Brain Intervention
    Atlanta GA
  • Assistant Professor for Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology
    Hospital 1° de Octubre
  • Head of Interventional Cardiology
    Hospital 1° de Octubre
  • Head of Cardiology and Hemodynamics
    Tht Clinics of the Heart
  1. Meaney E, Moguel R. Epidemiología de la hipertensión arterial sistémica. En Meaney E (ed). Hipertensión Arterial Sistémica. Tomo I. Grupo Mercadotecnia de Innovación y Desarrollo (MIND), México, D.F., 1991:51-56.
  2. Moguel R, Villagómez A. Hipertensión y embarazo. En Meaney E (ed). Hipertensión Arterial Sistémica. Tomo II. Grupo Mercadotecnia de Innovación y Desarrollo (MIND), México, D.F., 1991:34-39.
  3. Chapter co-author. Luna J, Moguel R. Endovascular treatment of cerebrospinal venous insufficiency. In: Society of Interventional Cardiology of Mexico (SOCIME) Alcocer-Gamba MA. Cardiovascular interventionism. Mexico: PyDESA; 2016; 553-556
  4. Dávila A, Meaney E, Moguel R et al. Effects of early beta- blockade with metoprolol on cardiac function in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Curr Ther Res 1989;46:1-7.
  5. Olvera R, Samaniego V, Moguel R, Meaney E. Efficacy and tolerability of amlodipine in patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension. Int J Clin Pharm Res 1991;11:237-241.
  6. Olvera R, Moguel R, Meaney E et al. Use of a combination of lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide in the treatment of arterial hypertension. Curr Ther Res 1991;49:155-161.
  7. Olvera R, Moguel R, Meaney E et al. Trombolisis y betabloqueo en el infarto agudo del miocardio. Efectos sobre la función ventricular izquierda. Arch Inst Cardiol Mex 1993;63:339-344.
  8. Samaniego V, Moguel R, Meaney E et al. Massive chylopericardium due to congenital fistulas. Am Heart J 1993;126:
  9. Alva F, Samaniego V, González V, Moguel R, Meaney E. Structural and dynamic changes in the elastic arteries due to arterial hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. Clin Cardiol 1993;16:614-618.
  10. Pereira H, Serra A, Masotti M, Moguel R, Bellet A, Turá A, Betriu A. Experiencia com o stent intracoronario de Palmaz-Shatz. Rev Port Cardiol 1995;14(11):829-832.
  11. Meaney E, Soltero E, Samaniego V, Alva F, Moguel R, Vela A, González V. Vascular dynamics in isolated systolic arterial hypertension. Clin Cardiol 1995;18:721-725.
  12. Moguel R, Baños A, Meaney E, González V, Vela A, Rivera JM. Cateterismo cardíaco diagnóstico e intervencionista a través de la arteria radial. Arch Inst Cardiol Méx 1996;66:415-418.
  13. Moguel R, Meaney E, Samaniego V, González V, Gloria F. Complex angioplasty and stenting of a saphenous bypass graft using the percutaneous radial approach. Report of a case. Arch Inst Cardiol Méx 1997;67:503-504.
  14. Meaney E, Alva F, Moguel R, Meaney A, Alva J, Webel R. Formula and nomogram for the sphygmomanometric calculation of the mean arterial pressure. Heart 2000;84:64.
  15. Aguilar-Salinas CA; Gomez-Perez FJ; Posadas-Romero C; Vazquez-Chavez C; Meaney E; Gulias-Herrero A; Guillen LE; Alvarado Vega A; Mendoza Perez E; Eduardo Romero-Nava L; Angelica Gomez-Diaz R; Salinas-Orozco S; Moguel R; Novoa G. Efficacy and safety of atorvastatin in hyperlipidemic, type 2 diabetic patients. A 34-week, multicenter, open-label study. Atherosclerosis 2000 Oct;152(2):489-496.
  16. Alfredo Rodriguez, Alexandre A. Abizaid, Rafael Moguel, William Torres, Carlos Fernandez, Vinicius Vaz, Maximo Rodriguez, Rodolfo Staico, Fausto Feres, Jose Eduardo M. Sousa, Igor F. Palacios. Randomized Trial of Balloon Angioplasty Versus Stenting for the Treatment of Long Coronary Lesions. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2003, 41(6), Suppl. A, Abstract: 1052-184.
  17. SOLACI Registry Experience on Catheter based Interventions for the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease in Latin America. Intercontinental Cardiology 2001;10:77.
  18. Percutaneous treatment of acute myocardial infarction in Latin America. Am J Cardiol 2001;88(G):73G.
  19. Ancheita RM, Virginia SM, Velazquez RCV (2018) Superior Mesenteric and Hepatic Artery Percutaneous Intervention by Left Radial Artery Approach in a Cachectic Patient with Severe Mesenteric Ischemia. J Vasc Endovasc Therapy. Vol.3 No.2:9
  20. Moguel R, Samaniego V, Vela A. Catheter based treatment of the chronic cerebrospinal insufficiency in patients with multiple sclerosis, a single center experience. J Biomed Imag Bioeng 2018;2(2):95-98
  21. Moguel R, Cabrera C. A minimal tour towards the history of the myocardial infarction. Cardiovasc Metab Sci 2020; 31 (3): 104-108
  22. Moguel R, Samaniego V, Cabrera C, Chacek S, Estrada A. Missing heart attacks during confinement. Cardiovasc Metab Sci 2020; 31 (2): 38-39
  23. Chacek-Saslavsky S, Hernández-Pérez AP, Moguel R, Gallardo-Hernández AG. Safe and effective early start of oral anticoagulant therapy in ambulatory patients with COVID-19



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