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Czech Society of Cardiology

Czech Society of Cardiology

The Czech Society of Cardiology is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Czech Republic, CZ


As a member of the Czech Society of Cardiology you are automatically a member of the European Society of Cardiology and the ESC Community.

Board 2015-2019

President: Prof. M. Taborsky, FESC
Past-President: Prof. P. Widimsky, FESC
Scientific Secretary: Prof. A. Linhart, FESC
Treasurer: Prof. P. Ostadal, FESC

Key information

Number of members: 2336
Year of Foundation: 1929
ESC Member since: 1993

Czech Society of Cardiology Guidelines

All guidelines are available from the Czech Society of Cardiology website


Cor et Vasa, is the official journal of the Czech Society of Cardiology. Its first publication was in 1957. Publisher: Medical Tribune CZ. The language of the journal is Czech only. Published monthly with a print run of 2500 copies, the journal includes original articles. The on-line journal edition, with free access, features an electronic submission system. The journal is recorded in Embase and Scopus.
For further information, please contact the editorial secretary: Jirina Kaderavkova, email.

A newsletter, "Kardio", is included with the Journal Cor et Vasa, as an information supplement.

Working Groups

  • Electrophysiology and Cardiac Pacing
  • Echocardiography
  • Valvular and Congenital Heart Disease in Adult
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
  • Cardiovascular Rehabilitation
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • General Cardiologists
  • Heart Failure
  • Acute Cardiology
  • Pulmonary Circulation
  • Nursing

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming events

  • European Heart Rhythm Association

    Thursday 20 - Saturday 22 April 2017 (3 Days)

    Prague 2 - Czech Republic

    What you need to know to be well prepared for the EHRA examination.


  • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

    Thursday 25 - Saturday 27 May 2017 (3 Days)

    Prague - Czech Republic

    Save the date for the European’s leading clinical CMR meeting

    • 2.5 days of science and clinical training
    • 800+ delegates from 40+ countries
    • 300+ abstract submitters
    • 35+ scientific sessions
    • 90+ international speakers
    • Abstract, posters and cases sessions
    • The opportunity to get CMR level 1 certified

    Scientific programme REGISTRATION



  • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

    Saturday 27 May 2017

    Prague - Czech Republic

    The next CMR certification exam will be held during EuroCMR 2017 Congress, on Saturday 27 May 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.

    Registration will open in November 2016.


  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    Spotlight 2017: 40 Years of PCI


  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    Munich - Germany