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Welcome to Acute Cardiac Care 2013

Acute Cardiac Care 2013

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) is very pleased to welcome you to the Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2013 in the great city of Madrid, Spain from 12 - 14 October 2013.

The main theme of this edition is “Acute Cardiac Care: A multi-disciplinary endeavour"

Acute cardiovascular care begins in the moment the patient seeks medical attention, either at home, calling the emergency system, consulting his/her primary care physician or going to the emergency room. Then, acute cardiovascular care encompasses several processes of care focused on the presenting syndrome, which may need different levels of attention, from out of hospital to intensive cardiac care. Therefore, acute cardiovascular care requires networking through a multi-disciplinary approach.

The aim of the congress scientific programme is to develop a comprehensive multi-disciplinary review of all recent advances in acute and intensive cardiovascular care medicine.

With more than 40 high quality scientific sessions ―main symposia, how to sessions, challenging cases, abstract sessions and a new feature for 2013: a specific educational track for young professionals, including case sessions presented by residents―, the congress should become the natural interactive forum for all specialists involved in acute cardiovascular care: cardiologists, emergency care physicians, intensive care physicians, internists, surgeons, imaging specialists, interventionists, nurses, paramedics, willing to integrate the acquired new information into their knowledge for patients care at the bedside from a truly multi-disciplinary approach.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to visit the exhibition area, to attend educational satellite symposia and meet with industry to discover the most recent state of the art technology and devices.

Welcome and thank you for being with us in Madrid,


Prof. Peter Clemmensen

Prof. Peter Clemmensen,
ACCA President

Prof. Héctor Bueno
ACCA President Elect and Local Host

Prof. Christiaan Vrints
ACCA Past President

Maddalena Lettino
Chairperson ACCA Congress committee