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To improve the quality of life of the European population by reducing the impact of cardiac arrhythmias and reduce sudden cardiac death.
New this year - ESC Congress in Review: Focus on Arrhythmias!
A special edition focused on arrhythmias and the accompanying therapeutic challenges they present is now available online. The top advances and key clinical trials in this report include: Hot Line trial summaries of COPPS-2, STAR AF2, SEPTAL CRT, BIOPACE and more.
Read the full report | View the Table of Contents
Free EHRA webinar on Atrial fibrillation ablation, different types of energy delivery
On 27 November 2014 from 18:00 to 19:00 CET, join Mattias Duytschaever and Matthias Antz and  for a live webinar on Atrial fibrillation ablation, different types of energy delivery.

by 25 November

EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2015: Submit your abstract

Be part of the top European electrophysiology congress in 2015 by submitting an abstract to EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015.

Webinar recording: Managing device system infections: clinical cases
This webinar provides comprehensive knowledge about the clinical management of pacemaker and ICD patients with local and systemic device infections. Issues concerning the diagnostic work-up, timing of extraction and re-implantation, and care of device-dependent patients will be discussed.
Access the recording (restricted to 2014 EHRA members).
Read the latest EHRA scientific papers
  • Left Atrium, Vagal Nerve and Esophagus: a Complex system in Atrial Fibrillation.
    Husser D1, Heart Rhythm. 2014 May 28.
    Read more 
  • Very long-term outcome after initially successful catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation.
    Steinberg JS Heart Rhythm. 2014 May 1
    Read more 
  • Non-Induciblity in Post Infarction VT as an End Point for VT Ablation and its Effects on Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis.
    Ghanbari H1, Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 May
    Read more 
  • Early Repolarisation is associated with Symptoms in Patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Long QT syndrome.
    Laksman ZW. Heart Rhythm. 2014 May 23.
    Read more 
  • Current implantable cardioverter-defibrillator programming in Europe: the results of the European Heart Rhythm Association survey.
    Proclemer A. Europace. 2014 Jun;16(6):935-8
    Read more 
  • Where do we come from? Where are we going? Adverse outcomes in catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.
    Magnani JW. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 April
    Read more 
  • Clinical predictors of adverse patient outcomes in an experience of more than 5000 chronic endovascular pacemaker and defibrillator lead extractions.
    Brunner MP Heart Rhythm. 2014 May
    Read more 
  • Lone Atrial Fibrillation Does it Exist?
    Wyse  DG JACC 2014 May
    Read more 
  • Antihypertensive treatment and risk of atrial fibrillation: a nationwide study
    Marott SC EHJ May 2014
    Read more 
  • Atrial fibrillation is associated with different levels of physical activity levels at different ages in men
    Drca N. Heart 2014
    Read more

About EP EuropaceThe EHRA Cases provide a resource of interesting cases within the cardiac electrophysiology field. These cases are published in full on the EHRA website and abbreviated versions are published in the journal EP – Europace. Cases can be cited by including the EP – Europace citation details.

Access all the cases   l   How to submit

  • 12-14 February 2015 / Sophia-Antipolis, France
    Advanced Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • 19-21 March 2015 / Vienna, Austria
    Cardiac Pacing, ICD and Cardiac Resynchronisation
Find out more about EHRA educational opportunities.

EP Wire is a picture of daily EP practice in Europe through online surveys, an initiative from Prof Carina Blomstrom Lundqvist, Chair of the Initiatives Committee.
Guidelines & recommendations on EP practice are usually drawn from the results of multicenter trials. However, these trials are often conducted in selected centres under special conditions . In contrast, daily practice is generally influenced by many factors different to those strictly scientific.

The idea of the EP wire is to send the centers part of the Research Network short surveys about your practice on a specific EP topic. The results of each survey will be published in EP-Europace Journal in a section called EP Wire.

Would your centre like to join the network?


As part of the Research Network Partners list, your center is entitled to participate in the EP WIRE SURVEYS.

  • Minimizing x-ray dose exposure for EP physicians, patients and support staff
  • Atrial fibrillation ablation, different types of energy delivery (RF/laser(cryo)
  • Leadless pacing
Get more details and register
EHRA stretches the frontiers of knowledge by providing online courses via internet thus contributing to help physicians to continue their medical education in a new efficient and practical way! Attending the EHRA Webinars can also help for the preparation of the Certification exams.
All EHRA Webinars are free for EHRA members!

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Advanced Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology: Register by tonight
New this year - ESC Congress in Review: Focus on Arrhythmias!
4° Congreso Argentino de Arritmias
Free EHRA webinar on Atrial fibrillation ablation, different types of energy delivery
Registration opened until 17 November - Course on Advanced Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiology Update 2015 - Benefit from the early fee
Free EHRA webinar on Minimizing x-ray dose exposure for EP physicians, patients and support staff
EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2015: Submit your abstract
Webinar recording: Managing device system infections: clinical cases
Read the latest EHRA scientific papers
NEW: e-learning in General Cardiology
EHRA offers Training Fellowships: application submission is now open
NEW: Donwload the EHRA Key Messages app
Become an EHRA member
EHRA webinar on Managing device system infections: clinical cases
E-learning, professional unity and accreditation among new ESC President’s top priorities
New in Barcelona: a battery-free pacemaker, local anaesthesia in TAVI, and mapping AEDs
Public awareness of SCD a priority for local society
New guidance on antithrombotic use in AF patients with ACS having PCI published
The four young groups of the European Society of Cardiology, formed since 2010, discuss their latest activities
The new Impact Factors are now available for the ESC journals
EHRA Proctor programme: apply before end of July
EHJ Cardiopulse: Highlight on NOAC
EHRA exam certification for Allied Professionals in Dutch
First evidence for painless Atrial Fibrillation treatment

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