Carlos Ignacio Mena MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Medical Director Vascular Medicine - YNHH

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchInternal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Interventional Cardiology

Research Interests

Angioplasty; Endovascular therapy; Stents


  • M.D., University of Antioquia Medical School, 1999

Selected Publications

  • Prasad M, Buller G, Mena C and Sofair A. Sum of the parts. NEJM 2006; 355( 23)
  • Mena C, McNamara R, Wencker D, and Krumholz HM. “Detection of heart transplant rejection by echocardiography: an evidence base medicine review of the literature”. J Am Soc Echocardiography 2006;29:1295-1300
  • Mena C. “Cardiac Catheterization and Coronary Intervention” in Bender J, Rosenfeld L, Russell K, Chaudry S, eds. Oxford American Handbook of Cardiology, Oxford University Press, 2010


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