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Welcome to the European Society of Cardiology. Our mission: to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe
 

Acute Cardiac Care

Acute Cardiovascular Care Association

To improve the quality of care and outcomes of patients with acute cardiovascular diseases
ACCA Clinical Decision-Making Toolkit Mobile App

Immediate bedside decision now at your fingertips. A key instrument to help practitioners make the best bedside clinical decisions, when managing patients with acute cardiovascular diseases.

Download the latest update of the ACCA Decision-Making Toolkit mobile app for FREE. Search for "ACCA TOOLKIT" on Google Play or Apple Store.

Episodes of intense anger associated with high risk of heart attack within the next two hours

The risk of heart attack has been found to be 8.5 times higher in the two hours following an acute episode of anger than during the "usual frequency" patterns of anger. The findings emerged from a well controlled study in which acute coronary blockage was angiographically confirmed in patients hospitalised for suspected heart attack.

Latest poll - Have your say!

Patients presenting with STEMI and multivessel diseases undergo:

A. PCI + stenting of the cuprit lesion only, followed by a procedure of further revascularization

B. PCI + stenting of all significant lesion in one session

Read the latest position paper

The use of echocardiography in acute cardiovascular care: Recommendations of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association. Read more.

 

Acute cardiovascular care in review is now available online

Peer-reviewed highlights of Acute Cardiovascular Care 2014.

The top advances and key clinical trials in this report include: Summaries of the EPICOR, PRIVATE-ATLANTIC, COPED, PAPRICA-2, and NOMI trials and more.

Read the full report

 

ACCA is a transversal association which helps to have more leverage to:

  • Educate
  • Give insentive and improve the care and the diagnosis of the patients.
  • Disseminate knowledge and guidelines.
ACCA is about everyone involved in Acute Cardivascular Care.
ACCA certification

The IACC certification programme is designed to train professional to deliver state of the art treatment for patients with severe cardiac illnesses.

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