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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
ESC Guidelines on myocardial revascularisation

Myocardial revascularisation – by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or surgical placement of coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG) – is one of the most important treatment principles in cardiology. However, both the identification of patients who require revascularisation and selection of the method to achieve restored blood flow must be carefully performed in order to maximise benefit and avoid procedures that do more harm than good.  Read more

Adapting to a changing environment in research, education and technology

With medicine at a cross-roads for ‘critical change’, ESC President Professor Panos Vardas said it was ‘imperative’ for the Society to adapt to fast evolving modern environments.  Read more

New in Barcelona: a battery-free pacemaker, local anaesthesia in TAVI, and mapping AEDs
  • Swiss scientists are adapting technology from automatic watches to power pacemakers with nothing more than the motion of the beating heart.
  • Local anaesthesia (LA) is as safe and effective for TAVI as general anaesthesia (GA), according to new registry results.
  • ‘Geographic optimisation modelling’ can be used for identifying the best locations for automatic external defibrillators (AEDs), according to French investigators.
ACCA Clinical Decision - Making Toolkit Mobile App

Immediate bedside decision now at your fingertips!

Download and try Acute Coronary Syndromes and Acute Heart Failure!

ESCeL e-Learning platform on Acute Cardiovascular Care

A world class interdisciplinary educational programme from any place in the world!

Discover it now (sample chapters available for free)

Magda HerasIn memory of Magda Heras,

We were informed of the untimely death of one of our prominent and loved members, Magdalena Heras Fortuny, who passed away on August 3rd, 2014. She was one of the founding members of the Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care and an active member of the first Nucleus where she worked actively for several years,
taking the leadership of the development of the ACC certification program among other important responsibilities.
Read the homage from Hector Bueno ACCA Acting President & Susanna Price, ACCA education & training committee Chairperson.




ACCA at a glance

European Journal of Heart FailureAcute Cardiac Care 2013
European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular CareAcute Cardiovascular Care 2014
18-20 October 
Geneva - Switzerland
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Click here - A3 Poster to be downloaded and printed

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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