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To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Call for sessions - EAPCI Pre-scope ESC Congress 2015
EAPCI offers you the possibility to submit your suggestions by email for pre-arranged sessions on interventional topics for ESC Congress 2015 using this template. The deadline is 25 July 2014.

Submission template | Submission rules | ESC Congress 2015 topics
Invasive coronary treatment strategies for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a consensus statement from the EAPCI and Stent for Life group
Due to significant improvement in the pre-hospital treatment of patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), an increasing number of initially resuscitated patients are being admitted to hospitals. Because of the limited data available and lack of clear guideline recommendations, experts from the EAPCI and “Stent for Life” (SFL) groups reviewed existing literature and provided practical guidelines on selection of patients for immediate coronary angiography (CAG), PCI strategy, concomitant antiplatelet/anticoagulation treatment, haemodynamic support and use of therapeutic hypothermia.
Newly elected EAPCI Board

The results of the EAPCI Board elections were announced on 22 May during EuroPCR, the official annual course of the Association.
Find out the name of the elected candidates for the positions of President-Elect, Treasurer and Secretary.
The EAPCI Board 2014-2016 under the leadership of Professor Stephan Windecker will take office from today until EuroPCR 2016.

EAPCI Fellowship winners

Congratulations to the newly awarded EAPCI fellows:

  • Dr John Jose from India
  • Dr. Luigi Biasco from Italy
  • Dr. Shady Elnaggar from Egypt
  • Dr. Giancarla Scalone from Italy

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Gain international recognition and network with more than 4 000 peers of standing. Discover the ESC Fellowship benefits included in the Fellowship fee, including your subscription to the European Heart Journal, ESC Congress registration and the opporutnity to play a leading role at the ESC. Deadline for application is 30 September 2014.

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The EAPCI has on official congress (EuroPCR) and offers a range of meetings and fellows courses each year.

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This initiative aims to improve the delivery of care and patient access to the life saving indications of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (p-PCI), thereby reducing mortality and morbidity in patients suffering from acute coronary syndromes (ACS).
Poised to become the reference for interventional practioners, the PCR-EAPCI Textbook offers four volumes dedicated to diagnosis, coronary interventions, structural heart disease, peripheral interventions and perspectives. Both clinically and practically oriented, the Textbook covers everything today‘s interventional needs to know. 10 chapters of the Textbook have been accredited by EBAC (European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology) for a total of 20 External CME credits* All versions available on our online bookstore