Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to dissemintate 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: To promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our goal is to reduce the burden in 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"
To improve quality of life and logevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
Working Groups goals is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
ESC Councils goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Improving transcatheter valve interventions across Europe.
This initiative was launched mid 2015 and aims to improve transcatheter valve interventions (both aortic and mitral) across Europe and
TAVI Public campaign to assess public awareness of TAVI - Television campaign with video spots- Dedicated pages on social network- Campaign stats grouping television, radio, press, interviews, social media: reached out to 11+ million people
Meeting with Ministry of Health in October 2015
Special session dedicated to transcatheter valve therapies at the Warsaw Course on Cardiovascular Interventions on 6th April 2016 with new Ministry of Health
Debate at the Editorial Office of one of the Polish largest newspapers on 26 April 2016 with Deputy Ministry of Health with preliminary agreement for constructing of the National Transcatheter Valve Therapies Programme in Poland
Results and Expectations- In 2015 the total number of TAVI procedures in Poland was 670: the growth in TAVI number (218) was higher (48%) than predicted by EAPCI 20% increase for 2020. Penetration of TAVI increased from 12/mlliion to 17/million.- According to questionnaire sent to all TAVI centres in 2016 we can expect 1.039 TAVI procedures in Poland (55% increase in comparison to 2015)
Barriers identification- Increase the number of reimbursed procedures (TAVI)- Improve the difficult relations between cardiac surgeons and interventional cardiologists- Increase the reimbursement for patients with secondary MR not included in Mitrafr and primary MR. (Mitraclip)
Preparation of two Registries for 2016- Registry 1 on TAVI (RAC registry)- Registry 2 on transcathether Mitral interventions (Mitragister registry)
Read the recent article from Stephan Windecker (President EAPCI); Michael Haude (EAPCI President-Elect) and Andreas Baumbach (EAPCI Secretary) published in EuroIntervention in January 2016 "Introducing a new EAPCI programme: the Valve for Life initiative"
This initiative is supported since 2015 by Abbott and Edwards Lifesciences in the form of an unrestricted educational grant. They have no influence on the scientific content of the Initiative.
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