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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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Educational resources and meetings

ESC Guidelines in aortic diseases: an impact on medical care ‘well beyond cardiology’

The 2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases is the first European document to address comprehensively the acute and chronic diseases of the thoracic and abdominal aorta in adult patients. It fills the gap between multiple ESC Guidelines on different heart conditions and on peripheral artery diseases published in 2011.

New ESC Guidelines on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

The 2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) are presented for the first time at this congress. The guidelines underscore the multidisciplinary approach to the disease, including imaging, genetics, percutaneous and surgical interventions, device implantations, and pharmacology.

ESC Guidelines on myocardial revascularisation

Myocardial revascularisation – by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or surgical placement of coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG) – is one of the most important treatment principles in cardiology. However, both the identification of patients who require revascularisation and selection of the method to achieve restored blood flow must be carefully performed in order to maximise benefit and avoid procedures that do more harm than good.  Read more

NEW: e-learning in General Cardiology

Over 50 interactive courses are now available online.
They cover the first five topics of the ESC Core Curriculum.
It's free access. So don't loose time and try it now.

Adapting to a changing environment in research, education and technology

With medicine at a cross-roads for ‘critical change’, ESC President Professor Panos Vardas said it was ‘imperative’ for the Society to adapt to fast evolving modern environments.  Read more


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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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20 September - 20 September 2014
14th Cardiovascular MRI Workshop - CMR IN HEART FAILURE
This Athens based workshop provides an varied program with interactive cases.

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 based upon the international pacing course and will be delivered for the second time in Russian (with simultaneous translation from English, or by Russian-speaking faculty).

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 based upon the international pacing course and will be delivered for the second time in Russian (with simultaneous translation from English, or by Russian-speaking faculty).

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