Hello from Paris! Dr. Anton Titov, MD. We are with Dr. Pascal Leprince, who is Director of the Department of Cardiothoracic surgery at La Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, France. He is Professor of Surgery, Sorbonne University in Paris, France. Dr. Leprince obtained his MD from Sorbonne University Faculty of Medicine in Paris. Ph.D. In Electrical Engineering from Paris University. He did a residency in surgery and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at La Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France. Clinical and research interests of Dr. Pascal Leprince include diagnosis and surgical treatment of heart disease, including heart failure, heart transplantation, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Cardiogenic shock treatment. Dr. Pascal Leprince co-authored international clinical guidelines concerning the diagnosis of primary heart transplant graft dysfunction after heart transplantation. His Ph.D. In electrical engineering focused on the concept of new electric activators for mechanical circulatory support. Dr. Pascal Leprince is a renowned expert on end-stage heart failure and heart transplantation. His team at La Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris performs more than 90 heart transplantations every year. It is the biggest heart transplantation center in Europe. Dr. Leprince is a member of the French Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Member of the Academy of Surgery. Paris Transplant Group. Dr. Pascal Leprince has authored and co-authored over 400 peer-reviewed publications in international medical journals. He presented numerous talks at international conferences on cardiac surgery, heart transplantation. Heart failure research and treatment. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. Dr. Leprince, hello. Welcome!