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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 2014 abstracts, slides, videos and reports are available online, free of charge on ESC Congress 365

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The ESC offers a range of real and typical clinical scenarios in general cardiology with the aim of helping trainees and qualified cardiologists test their knowledge. 
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EAPCI - First certified in interventional cardiology
The first certificate of excellence in training in interventional cardiology was awarded to Doctor Marc Hartmann from Thorax Centrum Twente in Enschede, the Netherlands during the ESC Congress 2014 Inaugural session.
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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.
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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.

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02 October - 04 October 2014
EHRA Cardiac Pacing, ICD and Cardiac Resynchronisation in RUSSIAN
Covering pacing, ICDs and CRT, this course will be directed by Doctor Haran Burri and will be combined theoretical lectures, troubleshooting case presentations and mock exams. This course will be in Russian with simultaneous translation from English.

09 October - 11 October 2014
Basic Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology
The cases are supplemented by short slide-presentations, highlighting some aspects and/or literature evidence. Interaction with the audience will be stimulated by voting. The results are shown anonymous.

18 October - 18 October 2014
EACVI Teaching Course - Echocardiography for trainees (EACVI Club 35)
Learning objectives: basic knowledge and advance insight into valvular heart disease, diastolic function, stress echo, speckle tracking and 3D, with practical hands-on sessions on work-stations.