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Heart Failure

Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC

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.
Submit a clinical case to Heart Failure 2015

Share your challenging clinical cases with experts during dedicated sessions at the world's leading congress in heart failure!

Download the 'Heart Failure 2015' Mobile App

Manage and prepare your Congress experience:
• View the scientific programme
• Search for sessions
• Create your personal programme
• Make your own “to do” list and take notes
• Share sessions and notes with colleagues
• Receive the latest news
• Don’t miss the key deadlines

Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to reduced risk of heart failure

A large study shows that drinking up to seven drinks a week in early to middle age is associated with a 20% lower risk of men developing heart failure in the future when compared to people who did not drink at all, and a more modest 16% reduced risk for women.

The Advance Programme is available!

View the programme in a format that you can conveniently download and print at home!

Heart Failure sessions at SCMR/EuroCMR2015

Do not hesitate to register to SCMR/EuroCMR 2015, 4-7 February, Nice, France, and attend dedicated sessions on:

  • Imaging the Ischemic Heart
  • Multimodality imaging (with ESCR)
  • Cardiomyopathy Assessment by T1/T2 Mapping in Clinical Practice
  • Assessing the Hematology/Oncology Patient
  • CMR of Heart Transplant Complications

 The HFA's new heart failure curriculum

Heart Failure 2011 resources 

A record setting congress in Athens, with 4,433 attendees and 1,444 abstracts submitted; Access Heart Failure 2014 congress news, congress reports, slides photos and more.

All congress resources

European Heart Failure Awareness Day 2012

Heart Failure Awareness Day (held on either 9-10-11 May 2014 depending on the country) is designed to raise awareness about the importance of recognising Heart Failure, getting an accurate diagnosis and receiving optimal treatment.

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