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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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European Roots, International Scope

The dissemination of the latest scientific research, Clinical Practice Guidelines and education tools is a major part of the ESC's strategy, both within and beyond Europe.

Developing collaborative relationships with ESC Affiliated Cardiac Societies - the main professional bodies within cardiovascular medicine based in regions outside Europe and the Mediterranean basin - is essential to sharing, learning and advancing the battle against cardiovascular diseases. 

There are 38 ESC Affiliated Cardiac Societies with whom the ESC is proud  to develop activities and partnerships .

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Get an update on the right indications of CRT in Heart Failure patients
Christophe Leclercq & Haran Burri will interact with you on the evolving role of CRT in Heart Failure: recommended indications, best patient selection, the potential role of imaging techniques and follow-up.

for free by 13 May
Register and book your hotel for ESC Congress 2014

Register now to save on your registration fee for ESC Congress 2014 and don't forget to book your hotel in Barcelona! Rooms go quickly so ensure you get the best choice in terms of comfort, services and of course location - use the map to pick the hotel location that suits you.

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Watch the webinar on Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
Theresa McDonagh and Burkert Pieske hold a webinar on the most common diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. 
Update your knowledge thanks to this case-base session.  
ESC Congress 2014 Advance Programme now available!

Discover the scope of the scientific sessions at the world's largest and most influential cardiovascular event. Under this year's spotlight 'Innovation and the heart', outstanding quality sessions are designed to meet your professional needs. Search by topic, session type and be sure to note important sessions that will impact your daily practice.
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ESC TV 2013 - Global Scientific Activities Extending the reach of the ESC

View the full list of all Affiliated Cardiac Societies and further info on each.


What can we offer your organisation?

The status of Affiliated Cardiac Society comes from the wish of the ESC Board to create a platform for Cardiac Societies and other professional bodies interested in cardiovascular medicine, based outside Europe and the Mediterranean basin, to enable their closer collaboration with the ESC – more about the programme.

What’s in it for your affiliated members?

Individual members of the Affiliated Cardiac Societies are entitled to the same benefits as members of the ESC National Cardiac Societies (European and Mediterranean countries) under the condition that they can provide written confirmation of membership – more about member benefits. 

Download documentation on the status, objectives and benefits of the Affiliation Programme.

Do you want your organisation to become an Affiliated Cardiac Society member?

Affiliate status allows Cardiac Societies that cannot become members of the European Society of Cardiology for geographic reasons, to collaborate closely with the Society and its constituent bodies. Any Cardiac Society or other professional body with an interest in cardiovascular medicine may apply to the ESC for Affiliated Membership - details on how to apply.

Find information about the Affiliated Cardiac Societies of the ESC

Access details of each of the Affiliated Cardiac Societies (board members, contact information, activities, publications) and start networking with your collegues worldwide - overview of all ESC Affiliated Cardiac Societies.