Internal Medicine/Cardiology

 

Ralph J. Wessel, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine,UCSF

 

 

 

  Medical School University of Illinois
  Residency: Internship (Rotating) Valley Medical Center, Fresno, CA
Internal Medicine Residency, Valley Medical Center, Fresno, CA
  Fellowship: Cardiology, UCSF Fresno, Valley Medical Center, Fresno, CA
  Board Certified: Internal Medicine
Cardiology
  Awards and Recognition: Navy Commendation Medal with Combat Distinction
For Meritorious Achievement as Medical Officer – USS Tripoli (LPH –10)
October 1971 – August 1972
  Publications:  
   
  1. Ambrose, JA and Wessel, RJ. Vulnerable Plaque, the Present and Future. In: Ocular Coherence Tomography in Cardiovascular Research( Ed. E. Regar, PW Serruys ), Informa Healthcare, London 2006
  2. Rowe, DW, Desai B, JM, Wessel RJ, Grayson LH: Two-Dimensional Echocardiography in Double Orifice Mitral Valve. JACC 1984; 4: 429-33
  3. Fenner JE, Knopp R, Lee B, Dos Santos PA, Wessel RJ, Dang CV, Parks SN: The use of Gated Radionuclide Angiography in the Diagnosis of Cardiac Contusion  Ann Emer Med 1984; 13: 688-94
  4. Wessel RJ: Using the DAD Mode. Focus on Physiological Pacing 1984; 2:1-2
  5. Wessel RJ, Sarkaria P, Rowe DW, Kelley F, Grayson LH: New catheter for performing balloon occlusion pulmonary angiography.  XIIth Inter-American Congress of Cardiology June 16-21, 1985; Vancouver B.C., Canada
  6. Wessel RJ, Grayson LH: Experience with a new catheter for balloon occlusion pulmonary angiography (BOPA). Richard K. Root Research Seminar, University of California-San Francisco, Jan 7, 1987; Fresno, CA
  7. Wessel RJ, Grayson LH: Evaluation of efficacy and safety of Cilazapril versus placebo in patients with essential hypertension and extended long-term treatment with Cilazapril in patients with essential hypertension.  Richard K. Root Research Seminar, University of California-San Francisco, Jan 7, 1987; Fresno, CA