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Discover the EACPR educational offer, including 25 online courses that are interactive, case based and cover prevention, rehabilitation and sports cardiology.

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  • Cardiac imaging during exercise may unmask latent myocardial dysfunction in endurance athletes

    "The optimal 'dose' of exercise for maintaining cardiovascular health is currently a hot topic of debate, with growing evidence that excessive exertion over prolonged periods might lead to irreversible cardiac damage. Previous work has demonstrated that the thin-walled right ventricle may be the 'weak link' in the athlete's heart, being more susceptible to exercise-induced damage than the left side of the heart. New research now reveals that imaging investigations such as echocardiography and cardiac MRI can fail to detect subtle signs of exercise-induced right ventricular cardiomyopathy if they are performed whilst the athlete at rest. The findings of the paper may herald a key role for exercise imaging in the cardiovascular assessment of athletic individuals." EACPR Sports Cardiology Section. Read the editorial in the same edition by Sanjay Sharma and Abbas Zaidi

    Article in European Heart Journal
  • Training course: Sports Cardiology in practice

    New Course: You can now register for the new training course from the EACPR covering Sports Cardiology in Practice. Taking place on 28 August 2015 in London, the course provides an up-to-date and comprehensive approach to the evaluation of athletes for physicians and allied health professionals with interest in Sports Cardiology

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  • Mums who smoke and give birth preterm more than triple their CVD risk

    Mothers who smoke and have a preterm birth more than triple their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to research in more than 900 000 mothers published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

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  • Using modern criteria, ECG is the most effective strategy for screening of CVD in athletes

    Preparticipation screening for the early detection of potentially life threatening cardiac diseases is worldwide recommended by a growing number of sports and scientific organisations. According to the 30 years Italian experience, adding a 12-lead resting electrocardiogram (ECG) to the athlete's preparticipation examination (PPE) may significantly decrease the incidence of sudden cardiac death (SCD). Luis Serratosa comments on a paper published in the Journal of Electrocardiology.

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  • Experts call for ‘all hands on deck’ to tackle global burden of non-communicable disease

    A group of some of the world’s top doctors and scientists working in cardiology and preventive medicine have issued a call to action to tackle the global problem of deaths from non-communicable diseases through healthy lifestyle initiatives. "Stakeholders for healthy lifestyle interventions must share a common and collaborative vision.  This message is central to all the scientific bodies that took part in this joint policy statement. Our hope is that this global collaborative effort spurs a new approach." Prof Marco Guazzi, EACPR Board member and paper co-author.
     
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  • EuroPRevent scientific resources

    Access EuroPRevent 2015 slides and slide casts - freely available online

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  • Learn and be inspired

    “Slovakia and Slovenia are both slowing down on cardiac mortality! Read about a nationwide prevention campaign and innovative regional networking in this month’s country reports.”Joep Perk, EACPR Prevention Implementation Committee Chair


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EuroPRevent 2016

EuroPRevent 2016, the leading international congress in preventive cardiology. Over 1 200 delegates will be attending sessions including EACPR Masterclasses,

 

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By joining the EACPR you will be part of the most efficient and interactive cardiovascular epidemiology, prevention and rehabilitation network! Over 4,000 health professionals are already members of the EACPR.

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European Society
of Cardiology

Les Templiers
2035 Route des Colles
CS 80179 BIOT
06903 Sophia Antipolis
Cedex France

Phone: 33.4.92.94.76.00