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30/06/2010 00:00:00
ESC Congress 2014 'a resounding success'

'The ESC Congress has been a resounding success and I am proud of finishing my presidency on such a high note.' With these words, Prof Vardas said good bye to over 30 300 delegates who attended ESC Congress 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. With 27 clinical Hot Line presentations, 15 Clinical Trial Updates, 19 Registry studies, four new Guidelines and 4597 abstracts being presented, the ESC Congress 2014 will be remembered as one of the biggest and most exciting in the history of the society.

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New in Barcelona: a battery-free pacemaker, local anaesthesia in TAVI, and mapping AEDs
  • Swiss scientists are adapting technology from automatic watches to power pacemakers with nothing more than the motion of the beating heart.
  • Local anaesthesia (LA) is as safe and effective for TAVI as general anaesthesia (GA), according to new registry results.
  • ‘Geographic optimisation modelling’ can be used for identifying the best locations for automatic external defibrillators (AEDs), according to French investigators.
After the Mediterranean diet, now try a Nordic diet

The new Nordic diet, specially created to bridge the sometimes conflicting interests of health, gastronomy and sustainability, offers the potential to help weight control and reduce blood pressure.  The diet, Thomas Meinert Larsen will explain, was first developed after Danes described difficulties integrating a Mediterranean diet into their regular eating habits.  Read more

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2014 General Press Releases     Press Office    Primary Activities
2014 ESC Congress - Barcelona     Media AlertsESC Congress
2013 General Press Releases     VisualsCardiology Events Calendar
2013 ESC Congress - Amsterdam     Media PoliciesCardiovascular Disease in Europe

 
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Acute Cardiovascular Care
  18-20 Oct, Geneva
EuroEcho-Imaging
  3-6 Dec, Vienna

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