Oxford University Press launches European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes
July 3, 2015
Oxford University Press (OUP) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) are delighted to announce the launch of European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes (EHJQCCO), whose first issue published on the 2nd July.
Patient access to cardiovascular devices delayed by bureaucracy
July 2, 2015
Patients are experiencing significant delays in access to approved cardiovascular devices due to bureaucratic inefficiencies, reveals a Devices White Paper from the Cardiovascular Round Table (CRT) published today in European Heart Journal.
Experts call for ‘all hands on deck’ to tackle global burden of non-communicable disease
July 2, 2015
A group of some of the world’s top doctors and scientists working in cardiology and preventive medicine have issued a call to action to tackle the global problem of deaths from non-communicable diseases through healthy lifestyle initiatives. "Stakeholders for healthy lifestyle interventions must share a common and collaborative vision. This message is central to all the scientific bodies that took part in this joint policy statement. Our hope is that this global collaborative effort spurs a new approach." Prof Marco Guazzi, EACPR Board member and paper co-author.
Unique consensus paper on patient preferences for arrhythmias management published
June 24, 2015
A unique consensus paper on patient preferences for arrhythmias management is presented today1 at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015 and published in EP Europace.
First ESC recommendations for arrhythmias and chronic kidney disease published
June 24, 2015
The first ESC recommendations for patients with cardiac arrhythmias and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are presented today1 at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015 and published in EP Europace.
Uninterrupted NOAC therapy during AF ablation is safe
June 24, 2015
Uninterrupted treatment with novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) is safe, reveals research presented today at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015 by Dr Carsten Wunderlich, senior consultant in the Department of Invasive Electrophysiology, Heart Centre Dresden, Germany.
ESC recommends uninterrupted vitamin K antagonists during ablation and device implantation
June 23, 2015
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has recommended uninterrupted anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists during ablation and device implantation in a position paper presented today at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015 and published in EP Europace.
Cardiac device wearers should keep distance from smartphones
June 22, 2015
Cardiac device wearers should keep a safe distance from smartphones to avoid unwanted painful shocks or pauses in function, reveals research presented today at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015 by Dr Carsten Lennerz, first author and cardiology resident in the Clinic for Heart and Circulatory Diseases, German Heart Centre, Munich, Germany.
Patients test drive pacemaker before choosing permanent implant
June 22, 2015
Patients are test driving a pacemaker outside the skin before deciding whether to have a permanent implant, reveals novel research presented today at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015 by Professor Michael Giudici, director of arrhythmia services in the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, US.
ESC Congress 2015 Press Schedule Announced Today
June 19, 2015
The press schedule for ESC Congress 2015 is announced today. The packed programme includes six hot line press conferences and four press conferences under the themes environment and the heart (this year’s congress spotlight); cardiac arrest: improving outcomes; lifestyle and hypertension; and life-threatening scenarios.
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We organise leading scientific courses and congresses: The ESC Congress, the largest medical meeting in Europe, aims to be the European forum for the latest research in cardiovascular disease, both clinical and experimental. Other Congresses organised by the ESC include EuroEcho-Imaging, EHRA Europace, Heart Failure, EuroPRevent, ICNC and many others...
European Heart Journal
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The European Heart Journal is the official general cardiology journal of the ESC. The European Heart Journal aims to publish the highest quality material, both clinical and scientific, on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine.
The European Society of Cardiology comprises
6 Associations, 15 Working Groups, 5 Councils
Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA)
Our mission: To improve the quality of care and outcomes of patients with acute cardiovascular diseases.
European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR)
Our mission: To promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation in Europe.
European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)
Our mission: To promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI)
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)
Our mission: To improve the quality of life of the European population by reducing the impact of cardiac arrhythmias and reduce sudden cardiac death.
Heart Failure Association of the ESC (HFA)
Our mission: To improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.