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Welcome to the European Society of Cardiology. Our mission: to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe


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A new executive-style MSc in Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences

Launched by the London School of Economics in collaboration with the European Heart Academy of the ESC, this post graduate-course targets medical doctors, healthcare professionals and scientists working within cardiovascular disease and related fields.

Apply now for the only health economics MSc that focuses on cardiovascular sciences.

Webinar recording: Managing device system infections: clinical cases
This webinar provides comprehensive knowledge about the clinical management of pacemaker and ICD patients with local and systemic device infections. Issues concerning the diagnostic work-up, timing of extraction and re-implantation, and care of device-dependent patients will be discussed.
Access the recording (restricted to 2014 EHRA members).
ESC webinar: The new ESC Guidelines on myocardial revascularisation: Percutaneous or surgery for my patients?

Stephan Windecker and Jean Marco discuss the new ESC Guidelines on myocardial revascularisation: Percutaneous or surgery for my patients?
Watch this webinar to help you to develop an answer to the question: "What is the best myocardial revascularisation strategy for each patient presenting with multivessel coronary artery disease, considering his/her clinical status, and in the light of best available evidence and clinical experience?"

NEW: e-learning in General Cardiology

Over 50 interactive courses are now available online.
They cover the first five topics of the ESC Core Curriculum.
It's free access. So don't loose time and try it now.

ESC Congress 2014 abstracts, slides, videos and reports are available online, free of charge on ESC Congress 365

Review the latest findings presented during ESC Congress....thousands of webcasts, slides, abstracts and reports from the world's leading cardiology congress – online, anytime, without subscription!


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Discover the programme 2014 - 2015 of live and interactive webinars in general cardiology.
A whole programme between September 2014 and June 2015 based on the latest ESC Guidelines.
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The Core Curriculum of the European Society of Cardiology aims to provide an agreed framework for the purposes of training doctors in the specialty. Furthermore, it provides a basis for the development of continuing medical education (CME) for trained, practicing Cardiologists.
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To help us all speak the same language, the ESC has put together a glossary of 31 defined terms related to education in cardiology.

Read the glossary and learn how to speak ESC

07 November - 08 November 2014
EACPR training course on the use of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Cardiology
The course aims at promoting knowledge and use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) in cardiology, offering participants the opportunity to meet well-known experts in the field, assist in live demonstrations of CPET and discuss clinical cases.

12 February - 14 February 2015
Advanced Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology
This course is designed to help fellows in training to prepare the EHRA Certification Exam.

26 February - 28 February 2015
Resistant Hypertension Course - 3rd edition
Effective management of hypertensive patients is associated with a reduction in cardiovascular mortality, stroke and myocardial infarction.