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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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Preventive cardiology – a major challenge: Reports from Latvia and Lithuania

"This month, Latvia and Lithuania are being added to the prevention map of Europe.  With a cardiovascular risk burden and mortality still among the highest in Europe, preventive cardiology undoubtedly remains a major challenge!  Read the country reports of the National CVD Prevention Coordinators and be inspired by their hard work to win the battle against premature cardiac death.”
Joep Perk, EACPR Prevention Implementation Committee Chair

How hot is your sports cardiology knowledge? Take the new ECG quiz!

“Trabeculations of the athlete's heart - A marker of physiological adaptation or a cardiomyopathy phenotype”

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The 2014 ESC/ESA Guidelines on non-cardiac surgery: cardiovascular assessment and management is now available

The 2014 ESC/ESA Guidelines cover the entire field including surgical risk assessment, pre-operative evaluation, and optimal peri-operative management, and will also address relevant cardiological and anaesthesiological issues in patients with specific cardiac diseases and common co-morbidities who are scheduled to undergo non-cardiac surgery.
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Preventive cardiology – a major challenge: Reports from Latvia and Lithuania
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NEW! You can now test your knowledge on Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPX)
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Abstract submission services are now open!
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The 2014 ESC/ESA Guidelines on non-cardiac surgery: cardiovascular assessment and management is now available
The 2014 ESC/ESA Guidelines cover the entire field including surgical risk assessment, pre-operat...
Discover the position paper from the Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases
Triage strategy for urgent management of cardiac tamponade: a position statement of the Europ...
Join us for Acute Cardiovascular Care 2014 in Geneva from 18 to 20 October
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News for the EORP Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis Registry
On behalf of the Cardiomyopathy Executive Committee of the EURObservational Research Programme (E...
The 2014 EHRA White Book
Discover the current state of arrhythmia management in European countries in the 2014 EHRA White ...
Patient website on atrial fibrillation now in French and German
English speaking patients with atrial fibrillation and their families had a website to answer the...
The world's premier international congress in cardiovascular medicine
Media Alert: The world's greatest event in cardiology, ESC Congress 2014, will take place in Barc...
Prevent premature deaths from heart failure, urges the Heart Failure Association
Awareness of Heart Failure is alarmingly poor among the general public and healthcare professiona...
Guidelines on Diabetes: new resources available
In addition to the Full text of the ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines on Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes an...
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Display name of the link 38th Meeting of the ESC Working Group on Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology
Maastricht - Netherlands
20 September to 22 September 2014

Display name of the link EuroThrombosis Summit 2014
Paris - France
28 September to 30 September 2014

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Display name of the link ESC Congress 2014
Barcelona - Spain
30 August to 03 September 2014

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Geneva - Switzerland
18 October to 20 October 2014

Display name of the link EuroEcho-Imaging 2014
Vienna - Austria
03 December to 06 December 2014

ICNC12, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT ICNC12, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT
Madrid - Spain
03 May to 05 May 2015

EuroHeartCare 2015 EuroHeartCare 2015
Dubrovnik - Croatia
08 May to 09 May 2015

EuroPRevent 2015 EuroPRevent 2015
Lisbon - Portugal
14 May to 16 May 2015

Heart Failure 2015 Heart Failure 2015
Seville - Spain
23 May to 26 May 2015

Display name of the link EHRA EUROPACE-CARDIOSTIM 2015
Milan - Italy
21 June to 24 June 2015
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