The Prevention & Rehabilitation topic has been chosen to unveil the new ESC Congress 365 feature: “Topic of Month” section in its relation to ESC Congress 2015 Spotlight “Environment and the Heart”.
“Pollution interacts with traditional cardiovascular risk factors, with obese people more affected for instance because they store microparticles in their adipose tissue.” said Professor Derumeaux (1).
Nobel Prize laureate Professor Elizabeth H. Blackburn has presented the keynote lecture and chair sessions on premature ageing and cardiovascular disease. “Professor Blackburn [shared] her extensive knowledge on how cardiovascular disease may lead to premature ageing and thereby increase the severity of disease,” said Professor Derumeaux.
Through this new section, watch & read a selection of scientific content related to this topic.
(1)Newby DE, Mannucci PM, Tell GS, et al. Expert position paper on air pollution and cardiovascular disease. European Heart Journal. 2015;36(2):83-93b. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehu458. Epub 2014 Dec 9.
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