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Guidelines aim to present all the relevant evidence on a particular clinical issue in order to help physicians to weigh the benefits and risks of a particular diagnostic or therapeutic procedure. They should be helpful in everyday clinical medical decision-making.

09/08/2011 00:00:00
Guidelines on Diabetes: new resources available

In addition to the Full text of the ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines on Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases, developed with EASD, new related resources are now available.

Discover the Essential messages, the Summary Card, and the educational Slide-set, specially designed to be helpful in your daily practice.

Guidelines on Cardiac Pacing: new resources available

In addition to the Full text & Addenda of the ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines on Cardiac Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, new related resources are now available.

Discover the Essential messages, the Summary Card, and the educational Slide-set, specially designed to be helpful in your daily practice.

Stable Coronary Artery Disease Guidelines

The educational slide-set is now available and comes as a complement to the full text and its addenda.

Arterial Hypertension Guidelines

In addition to the Full text of the ESH/ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines on Arterial Hypertension, discover the essential messages and Summary card. These two documents, designed to be helpful in your daily practice are now available.

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The latest ESC Pocket guidelines are now available on the ESC Pocket Mobile App
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35 ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines
DateTitleTopic
2013Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases developed with the EASDDiabetic heart disease
2013Stable Coronary Artery Disease (Management of)Chronic Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD)
2013Cardiac Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Arrhythmias
2013Arterial Hypertension (Management of)Hypertension
2012Third Universal Definition of Myocardial InfarctionMyocardial Disease
2012Valvular Heart Disease (Management of)Valvular Heart Diseases
2012Atrial Fibrillation (Management of) 2010 and Focused Update (2012)Atrial Fibrillation
2012Acute Myocardial Infarction in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation (Management of)Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
2012Acute and Chronic Heart Failure Heart Failure (HF)
2012CVD Prevention in clinical practice (European Guidelines on)Cardiovascular Disease Prevention - Risk Assessment and Management
2011Dyslipidaemias (Management of) Cardiovascular Disease Prevention - Risk Assessment and Management
2011Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) in patients presenting without persistent ST-segment elevation (Management of)Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
2011Cardiovascular Diseases during Pregnancy (Management of)Pregnancy and Heart Disease
2011Peripheral Artery Diseases (Diagnosis and Treatment of)Peripheral Arterial Diseases
2010Myocardial Revascularisation (Guidelines for)Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
2010Grown-Up Congenital Heart Disease (Management of)Congenital Heart Disease
2010Device Therapy in Heart Failure (Focused Update)Heart Failure (HF)
2009Infective Endocarditis (Guidelines on Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of)Infective Endocarditis
2009Syncope (Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of)Syncope
2009Pre-operative Cardiac Risk Assessment and Perioperative Cardiac Management in Non-Cardiac SurgeryThe Cardiac Consult
2009Pulmonary Hypertension (Guidelines on Diagnosis and Treatment of)Pulmonary Hypertension
2008Acute Pulmonary Embolism (Diagnosis and Management of)Thromboembolic Venous Disease
2007The Role of Endomyocardial Biopsy in the Management of Cardiovascular DiseaseMyocardial Disease
2006Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death (ACC/AHA/ESC 2006 Guidelines for Management of Patients With)Arrhythmias
2004Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Cardiovascular Disease (Expert Consensus Document on)Clinical pharmacology
2004B-Adrenergic Receptor Blockers (Expert Consensus Document on)Clinical pharmacology
2004Pericardial Diseases (Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Management of)Pericardial Disease
2004Antiplatelet Agents (Expert Consensus Document on the Use of)Clinical pharmacology
2003Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (Clinical Expert Consensus Document on)Myocardial Disease
2003Supraventricular Arrhythmias (ACC/AHA/ESC Guidelines for the Management of Patients with)Arrhythmias
2003Medical Practice Guidelines: Separating science from economics 
2003Estimation of ten-year risk of fatal cardiovascular disease in Europe: the SCORE projectCardiovascular Disease Prevention - Risk Assessment and Management
2002Chest Pain (Management of)Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
2002Neonatal Electrocardiogram (Guidelines for the interpretation of the)Congenital Heart Disease
2001Aortic Dissection (Diagnosis and Management of)Diseases of the Aorta and Trauma to the Aorta and Heart
 
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