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


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ESC Congress 2015: Submit your abstract before 14 February, Midnight, CET

Submit your abstract to ESC Congress 2015 in London and get the best exposure, international recognition and long lasting benefits for your career. View the video

We look forward to receiving your contribution and welcoming you to London.

NEW sports cardiology quiz: An asymptomatic athlete with-pre-excitation

A 16-year-old Caucasian international level cyclist underwent pre-participation cardiac screening. He reported no sinister cardiac symptoms or family history of heart disease or sudden cardiac death at a young age. Physical Examination was unremarkable. Study the charts and take the quiz!

Have you tried the online sports cardiology courses? Discover them now.

ESC webinar on "Acute aortic diseases: how to diagnose and manage according to the new ESC Guidelines."


How to implement the latest ESC Guidelines on Aortic Diseases into your daily practice? Learn more on 22 January from 18:00 to 19:00CET

 for free up to 21 January 2015.


Interventions Fellows course - Register at the best fee
EAPCI will hold a course in Sophia-Antipolis, France on 19 and 20 June 2015. The participants will be updated on standards of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI), including material selection, indications for PCI, treatment of specific lesion subsets and interventional pharmacology.

ESC Webinar recording based on ESC Guidelines on Diabetes
Nicolas Danchin and Ramzi Ajjan explored the ESC Guidelines on Diabetes and answered this question: How to manage cardiovascular disease in the pre-diabetic and diabetic patients?

the recording for FREE


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Discover the programme 2014 - 2015 of live and interactive webinars in general cardiology.
A whole programme between September 2014 and June 2015 based on the latest ESC Guidelines.
Register now for the next sessions.

The Core Curriculum of the European Society of Cardiology aims to provide an agreed framework for the purposes of training doctors in the specialty. Furthermore, it provides a basis for the development of continuing medical education (CME) for trained, practicing Cardiologists.
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To help us all speak the same language, the ESC has put together a glossary of 31 defined terms related to education in cardiology.

Read the glossary and learn how to speak ESC

12 February - 14 February 2015
Advanced Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology
This course is designed to help fellows in training to prepare the EHRA Certification Exam.

26 February - 28 February 2015
Resistant Hypertension Course - 3rd edition
Effective management of hypertensive patients is associated with a reduction in cardiovascular mortality, stroke and myocardial infarction.

19 March - 21 March 2015
Cardiac Pacing, ICD and Cardiac Resynchronisation
The Cardiac Pacing, ICD and Cardiac Resynchronisation course combines clinical lectures and advanced technical trouble shooting of devices from all major companies to help with EHRA exams preparation.