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Topic list

Heart Failure Congress

This content refers to the previous congress. It is only here for reference purposes.

For your convenience, most scientific sessions are arranged by topics to suit your needs and interests & to allow you to compose your personal programme with your favourite sessions and presentations.

Atrial Fibrillation

  • Atrial Fibrillation  - Pathophysiology and Mechanisms
  • Atrial Fibrillation - Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD)
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias and SCD - Pathophysiology and Mechanisms
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias and SCD - Treatment
    • Management of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest
    • CPR
    • First Responder Help Systems
    • Automated External Defibrillators
    • Acute in-Hospital Management

Device Therapy

  • Implantable Cardioverter / Defibrillator
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Home and Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Device Therapy - Other

Chronic Heart Failure

  • Chronic Heart Failure – Pathophysiology and Mechanisms
    • Chronic Heart Failure - Pathophysiology
    • Experimental Heart Failure
    • Cardiotoxicity of Drugs and Other Therapies
    • Hemodynamics of Heart Failure
    • Systolic Ventricular Dysfunction
    • Diastolic Ventricular Dysfunction
    • Ventricular Remodeling
    • Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction
    • Heart Failure with Mid-range Ejection Fraction
    • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
    • Chronic Heart Failure -Pathophysiology, Other
  • Chronic Heart Failure – Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome
  • Chronic Heart Failure – Diagnostic Methods
    • Chronic Heart Failure: Biomarkers
    • Chronic Heart Failure: Imaging
      • Echocardiography
      • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Imaging, Other
    • Chronic Heart Failure: Diagnostic Methods, Other
  • Chronic Heart Failure – Treatment
    • Chronic Heart Failure: Lifestyle Modification
    • Chronic Heart Failure: Pharmacotherapy
    • Chronic Heart Failure: Rehabilitation
    • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
    • Resynchronization Therapy
    • Ventricular Assist Devices
    • Heart Transplantation
    • Devices for Autonomic Modulation
    • Chronic Heart Failure: Multidisciplinary Interventions
    • Chronic Heart Failure: Treatment, Other
  • Chronic Heart Failure – Prevention
  • Chronic Heart Failure - Clinical
    • Chronic Heart Failure:  Peripheral Circulation, Metabolism, Skeletal Muscle
    • Chronic Heart Failure:  Comorbidities
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Anemia/Iron Deficiency
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Cancer
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Cerebrovascular disease
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Dementia/Depression
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Diabetes
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Frailty
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Muscular Dystrophy
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Sleep Apnea
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Thyroid disease
      • Chronic Heart Failure: Comorbidities - Other
    • Chronic Heart Failure: Clinical, Other
  • Chronic Heart Failure - Other

Acute Heart Failure

  • Acute Heart Failure – Pathophysiology and Mechanisms
    • Acute Heart Failure: Hemodynamics
    • Acute Heart Failure: Pathophysiology, Other
  • Acute Heart Failure – Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome
  • Acute Heart Failure – Diagnostic Methods
    • Acute Heart Failure: Biomarkers
    • Acute Heart Failure: Imaging
    • Acute Heart Failure: Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring
    • Acute Heart Failure: Diagnostic Methods, Other
  • Acute Heart Failure– Treatment
    • Acute Heart Failure: Pharmacotherapy
    • Acute Heart Failure: Non-pharmacological Treatment
      • Circulatory Support
      • Renal Replacement Therapy
    • Acute Heart Failure: Multidisciplinary Interventions
      • Acute Heart Failure: Treatment, Other
  • Acute Heart Failure– Prevention
  • Acute Heart Failure - Clinical
  • Acute Heart Failure - Other

Coronary Artery Disease (Chronic)

  • Coronary Artery Disease – Pathophysiology and Mechanisms
    • Chronic Ischemia
    • Hibernation
  • Coronary Artery Disease – Treatment
    • Coronary Artery Disease: Treatment, Revascularization

Valvular Heart Disease

  • Valvular Heart Disease – Pathophysiology and Mechanisms
  • Valvular Heart Disease – Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome
  • Valvular Heart Disease – Treatment

Myocardial Disease

  • Myocardial Disease  – Clinical
    • Myocarditis
    • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    • Dilative Cardiomyopathy
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Myocardial Disease: Clinical, Other

Pulmonary Circulation, Pulmonary Embolism, Right Heart Failure

  • Pulmonary Circulation, Pulmonary Embolism, Right Heart Failure – Clinical
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Hypertension

Cardiovascular Surgery


Risk Factors and Prevention

  • Obesity
  • Diabetes and the Heart
  • Sleep Disorders

Rehabilitation and Sports Cardiology

  • Exercise Testing
  • Cardiovascular Rehabilitation

Cardiovascular Disease in Special Populations

  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Renal Failure and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Autoimmune/Chronic Inflammatory Disorders and Heart Disease

Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy

  • Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
    • Aldosterone Antagonists
    • Angiotensin-Renin-Bradykinine System
    • Beta Blockers
    • Cardiovascular Drug Therapy, Other
  • Cardiotoxicity of Drugs

Cardiovascular Nursing


  • Digital Health
    • Remote Patient Monitoring and Telemedicine

Basic Science

  • Basic Science - Cardiovascular Development and Anatomy
    • Genetics, Epigenetics, ncRNA
  • Basic Science - Cardiac Biology and Physiology
    • Genetics, Epigenetics, ncRNA
    • Signal Transduction, Mechano-Transduction
    • Leukocytes, Inflammation, Immunity
  • Basic Science - Cardiac Diseases
    • Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy
    • Biomarkers
  • Basic Science - Vascular Biology and Physiology
    • Stem Cells, Cell Cycle, Cell Senescence, Cell Death
    • Mitochondria
  • Basic Science - Vascular Diseases
    • Drugs, Drug Targets
    • Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy
    • Biomarkers
    • Vascular Diseases, Other
  • Basic Science - Other
  • Heart Failure Association