Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of the population by reducing the impact of cardiac rhythm disturbances and reduce sudden cardiac death.
Our mission is 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.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
This annual ESC Update Programme in Cardiology provides an overview of new developments and application in clinical practice. It covers broad aspects of cardiology and vascular medicine. International experts present their views in lectures and interactive case presentations.
the Scientific Programme
12.45 Opening - M.L. Simoons, F. Zijlstra (Rotterdam)Acute Coronary Syndromes - Chairmen H. Boersma, R.J. de Winter13.00 Guidelines ACS without ST segment elevation -J.P. Bassand (Besançon)13.30 Management of vascular inflammation in ACS - F. Crea (Rome)14.00 Antithrombotic therapy - M.L. Simoons (Rotterdam)14.30 Antithrombotic therapy, IIb/IIIa blockers in the ICCUCase presentation, C.J. Schultz (Rotterdam)Chairmen M.L. Simoons, J.P. Bassand15.45 Revascularization in ACS without ST segment elevationR.J. de Winter (Amsterdam)16.15 Safety of DES in ACS patients -S. Windecker (Bern)16.45 Case presentation - R.J. van Geuns (Rotterdam)
Atrial fibrillation - Chairmen L.J.L.M. Jordaens, T. Simmers9.00 Guidelines ESC: management of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation - I. Savelieva (Oxford)9.30 Anticoagulant therapy, coumadines or direct antithrombins - F. Andreotti (Rome)10.00 CHADS score, indications for anticoagulant therapyCase presentation, T. Szili Torok (Rotterdam)Supra ventricular tachycardia - Chairmen N.M.S. de Groot, I. Savelieva11.15 Palpitations, diagnostic workup, pacemaker therapyT. Simmers (Breda)11.45 When to opt for ablation? Congenital patients with SVTCase presentation, J.W. Roos-Hesselink (Rotterdam)Valvular heart disease -Chairmen T.W. Galema, A.P. Kappetein13.30 Diagnosis of mitral and aortic valve diseaseR.B.A. van den Brink (Amsterdam)14.00 Surgical or percutaneous treatment of aortic valve disease - A.S. Vahanian (Paris)14.30 Surgical or percutaneous treatment of mitral valve disease - J.F. Van der Heyden (Nieuwegein)15.00 Surgical or percutaneous aortic valve replacementCase presentation, P.P.T. de Jaegere (Rotterdam)Development in non invasive imaging - Chairmen F.J. ten Cate, R.B.A. van de Brink16.15 Echo or MRI for assessment of structural heart diseaseJ.J. Bax (Leiden)16.45 CT or PET-CT for assessment of coronary heart diseaseJ. Knuuti (Turku)17.15 Case presentation - M.L. Geleijnse (Rotterdam)
Heart failure - Chairmen C. Vrints, A.H.M.M. Balk8.30 Exercise training and adverse remodeling - D.J.G.M. Duncker (Rotterdam) 9.00 Ablation to improve ICD performance - N.M.S. de Groot (Rotterdam)9.30 Acute heart failure: guidelines - C. Vrints (Antwerp)10.00 Acute heart failure: ECMO - Case presentation, L.S.D. Jewbali (Rotterdam)Rotterdam lecture - Chairmen M.L. Simoons, F. Zijlstra11.15 Rotterdam Lecture:”From Eisenhowers’ heart attack to modern Cardiology” - T.F. Lüscher (Zurich)12.00 Concluding remarks - M.L. Simoons, F. Zijlstra (Rotterdam)
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