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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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30/06/2010 00:00:00
A global view on the prevention of cardiovascular disease

The theme of this year's congress is "global cardiovascular health", and chairman Prof Johan de Sutter insists that the known modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular and other non-communicable disease are no longer confined to the affluent countries of the West.  Read more

Poor sleep doubles hospitalisations in heart failure patients

Chronic sleep deprivation previously linked to inflammation and higher stress levels according to research presented during EuroHeartCare 2014; Dr Peter Johansson, first author said: “We know that sleep problems are common among patients with heart failure. But until now there was no data on whether poor sleep persists over time and how that relates to hospitalisations.”  Read more

Visualising a safe place reduces procedural pain

Visualising a safe place reduces operative pain, according to research presented at EuroHeartCare 2014. Nurses guided patients into a trance and found it helped patients cope with pain and anxiety during ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF).  Read more

Depression increases heart failure risk by 40%

Reducing stress that triggers depression may improve outlook; Moderate to severe depression increases the risk of heart failure by 40%, a study of nearly 63 000 Norwegians has shown. The findings were presented for the first time at EuroHeartCare 2014.  Read more

ESC Congress 2014 registration is open

Barcelona is preparing for the arrival of more than 30,000 participants for this year’s ESC Congress.  As the world’s premier meeting on the science, management and prevention of cardiovascular disease, it draws professionals with an interest in cardiology from more than 150 countries.  Registration is now open.  Find out more...

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Press registration
2014
EuroPRevent
  8-10 May, Amsterdam
Heart Failure
  17-20 May, Athens
EuroPCR
  20-23 May, Paris
Cardiostim-EHRA 
  Europace
  18-21 June, Nice
Frontiers in 
  CardioVascular Biology

  4-6 July, Barcelona
ESC Congress
  30 Aug-3 Sep, Barcelona
Acute Cardiovascular Care
  18-20 Oct, Geneva
EuroEcho-Imaging
  3-6 Dec, Vienna

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