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My NCS@ESC Sessions

Join your National Cardiac Society during ESC Congress 2016 (27-31 August, Rome-IT),

for a series of Guidelines in Daily Practice sessions and their implementation in your country.

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Hellenic Cardiological Society

Hellenic Cardiological Society

The Hellenic Cardiological Society is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Greece, GR


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

Board 2015-2016

President: Dr Stefanos Foussas, FESC

President Elect: Dr Konstantinos Tsioufis, FESC

Past President: Dr Ioannis Kallikazaros, FESC

Secretary: Dr J. Kanakakis

Treasurer: Dr Georgios Bompotis

Key information

Number of members: 2351

Year of foundation: 1948

ESC member since: 1952


Upcoming Events

  • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

    Monday 22August - Sunday 11 September 2016 (21Days)

    Sounio - Greece
  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 27 - Wednesday 31 August 2016 (5Days)

    Rome - Italy

    Spotlight 2016: 'The Heart Team' highlights the importance of teamwork and interactions between all professionals and specialties involved in managing patients with cardiovascular disease.

     

    Key figures

    • 5 days of scientific sessions
    • 150 cardiovascular topics
    • 500 experts sessions
    • 11 000 abstracts
    • 30 000 healthcare professionals
    • 140+ countries
    • 180 exhibiting companies

     

    Registration Final programme

     

    In-person
    event

  • Saturday 01 - Monday 03 October 2016 (3Days)

    Athens - Greece

    Endorsed by EACVI and SCMR, accredited by EBAC with 16 CMEs.

    In-person
    event

  • European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

    Monday 03 - Wednesday 05 October 2016 (3Days)

    Sounio - Greece

    The EACVI Brainstorming Meeting is an outstanding meeting and exchange platform dedicated to Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT that will be held from 3 to 5 October 2016 in Sounio, Greece.

    In-person
    event

  • Thursday 20 - Saturday 22 October 2016 (3Days)

    Athens - Greece

    In-person
    event

  • Tuesday 09 - Sunday 14 May 2017 (6Days)

    Chalkidiki - Greece

    The purpose of this European Spring School on "The Science and Practice of Venous Thromboembolism" is to provide a comprehensive overview of what is, at present, the state of the art in the rapidly evolving science and practice of venous thromboembolism.

    Participants will have the opportunity to benefit from interactive seminars and workshops moderated by renowned European experts and leaders in the field.

    Last but not least, the Spring School will offer a unique opportunity for networking, and for discussing future areas of research and collaboration projects.

    In-person
    event

  • About the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP)

    Friday 19 - Saturday 20 May 2017 (2Days)

    Jonkoping - Sweden

    The event to attend for Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professionals.

    EuroHeartCare is the annual meeting of the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP) aimed at helping support healthcare professionals deliver the best care possible to patients with cardiovascular disease.

     

    Key Figures:

    • 500+ participants
    • Participants from 40+ countries
    • Over 250 submitted abstracts and clinical cases
    • 20+ Sessions and workshops
    • Renowned International Faculty

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    The world's largest cardiovascular congress with over 500 experts sessions and 11 000 abstracts contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries.

    Abstract submission will be opened online from mid-December to 14 February 2017.

    Meanwhile, consult the scientific resources from ESC Congress 2016.

    In-person
    event


National Cardiac Journals

Hellenic Cardiological Society Guidelines

All guidelines are available from the Hellenic Cardiological Society website

Journals

 Hellenic Journal of Cardiology  is the official journal of the Hellenic Cardiological Society.

When first published in 1948, the journal was in Greek only. Since 2002, the Journal has been published in two simultaneous versions, Greek and English, with six issues per year. 

The journal provides free access to the electronic edition, with a specific web page in English. The journal is indexed in PubMed and can be accessed through several scientific databases such as Embase, Doaj, Atoz.ebsco. 

Papers in both languages are warmly welcomed and should be sent to the attention of Prof. P. Vardas, FESC , or Prof. Ch. Stefanadis, FESC, Editors-in-Chief of the Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. Instructions for authors are available here

In July 2011, the Hellenic Journal of Cardiology obtained its first impact factor of 1.172

For further information, please contact the editorial secretariat:
Athens Office: ophcs@hcs.gr
Heraklion Office: hjc@med.uoc.gr  

Library

Since 1994, the Hellenic Heart House has a modern library, accessible via sophisticated access systems. Our Library receives more than 30 cardiology periodicals and also offers more than 15 periodicals via electronic access. Moreover, our members can have  access to full text bibliographical information from MEDLINE and EMBASE CARDIOLOGY databases as well as to the following medical periodicals: BMJ, Circulation, JACC, Lancet, NEJM, Heart, Cardiovascular Research, Progress in Cardiovascular Disease, Catheterisation and Cardiovascular Interventions, PACE, etc...

Visit the on-line library on the Hellenic web site

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society

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Title

Topic(s)


Activities of your Cardiac Society

Meetings

Please consult the National Cardiac Society Meetings page.
More information about all International Meetings.

The Annual National Congress of Cardiology focuses on the exchange of scientific information, encouraging interpersonal contact between Greek cardiologists.
The Annual Seminar of the Working Groups provides a more focused view (including registries and guidelines), since proceedings are organised by the 20 Working Groups. 

Additionally, it operates an Electronic Library, which may be accessed either by visiting the Hellenic Heart House or through the HCS website. 
Other activities fostered by the Hellenic Cardiological Society include yearly grants for research and/or education, and also its Intramural Training Fellowship programme.

Educational Programme

  • Courses for Fellows in Training
  • Annual Educational Programme of the Working Group on Nuclear Cardiology of the Hellenic Cardiological Society

Working Groups

  • HEMODYNAMIC AND INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY
    Chairman:  G.PAVLIDIS
  • THE AORTA AND PERIPHERAL VESSELS
    Chairman: A.POLYDOROU
  • ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION AND THE HEART
    Chairman:  D. MENTZIKOF
  • VALVULAR HEART DISEASE
    Chairman: Th. PSARROS 
  • BASIC RESEARCH IN CARDIOLOGY AND HERITABLE CARDIAC DISEASE
    Chairman:  S. TOUMANIDIS
  • EXERCISE TESTING, EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY AND CARDIAC REHABILITATION
    Chairman:  D. PAPAPETROU
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY, PREVENTION AND METABOLIC SYNDROME
    Chairman:  D. RICHTER
  • PACING AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
    Chairman: V. VASILIKOS
  • ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
    Chairman:  D. BELDEKOS
  • HEART FAILURE
    Chairman:  S. KAKOUROS
  • CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
    Chairman: N. NIKOLAOU
  • CARDIAC SURGERY
    Chairman: Ch.PAPAKONSTANTINOU
  • CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY OF CARDIOVASCULAR DRUGS
    Chairman:  M. NANA
  • CARDIOVASCULAR MRI AND COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
    Chairman:  P. DAVLOUROS
  • CARDIAC NURSING
    Chairman:  E. GERODIMOU
  • ACUTE ISCHEMIC SYNDROMES AND INTENSIVE CARE
    Chairman:  G. FILIPPATOS
  • PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
    Chairman:  E. TRIANTAFYLLIDI
  • QUALITY OF LIFE
    Chairman:  V. MAVREAS
  • NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY
    Chairman: J. VASSILIADIS
  • CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE IN ADULTS
    Chairman: D. GEORGAKOPOULOS

 

Working Group Coordinator: V. PYRGAKIS


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