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Proposal for a revised definition of dilated cardiomyopathy and its implications for clinical practice

Webinar from the ESC Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases

Add to calendar29/06/201618:00 29/06/201619:00 Europe/Paris Proposal for a revised definition of dilated cardiomyopathy and its implications for clinical practice WORKING GROUP ON MYOCARDIAL AND PERICARDIAL DISEASES DD/MM/YYYY


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Learning Objectives :

By attending this Webinar the participants will learn about:

  • A revised definition of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and the new diagnostic criteria in index patients and their relatives proposed by the ESC working group on myocardial and pericardial diseases
  • The diverse familial and non familial etiopathogenetic forms of DCM
  • General and aetiology-directed diagnostic work-up in a patient with DCM
  • Clinical implications of etiology-directed diagnosis for management of the patients and relatives.

Watch the webinar recording


 Alida CaforioDr Alida Caforio - Course Director (Speaker)
 Dept Cardiological Thoracic Vascular Sciences
 Padua University Medical School
 Policlinico Universitario
 Padua -Italy


   Prof Philippe Charron (Speaker)
   Service De Cardiologie
   Chu Pitie Salpetriere
   Paris France


  Prof Yigal Pinto (Speaker)
  Heart Failure Center
  Amsterdam -  Netherlands 


  Dr Perry Elliott (Host)

  Cardiology Department
  Bart's Heart Centre
  St Bartholomew's Hospital
  London - United Kingdom


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Session information

This webinar addresses:

  • General cardiologists
  • Cardiologists specialising in inherited cardiovascular disease
  • Cardiologists in training
  • Cardiologists specialising in inflammatory cardiovascular disease
  • Heart failure specialists, imaging specialists and cardiac electrophysiologists
  • Heart transplant cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and physicians
  • Internal medicine specialists
  • Clinical geneticists