Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practicing in specific cardiology domains.
The 'ESC in South Africa' programme is part of the ESC’s Global Scientific Activities - a series of international educational courses in collaboration with cardiology partners all over the world.
Chairpersons: Fausto Pinto (Portugal), Anton Doubell (South Africa)
Learning objectives: To highlight the main messages coming out of Rome 2016 with clinical impact and integrated into African perspective
08:30 Valvular Disease - Jeroen Bax (The Netherlands)
08:45 The African perspective – Alfonso Pecoraro (South Africa)
08:55 Arrhythmias – Gerhard Hindricks (Germany)
09:10 The African perspective – Ashley Chin (South Africa)
09:20 Intervention – Thierry Lefevre (France)
09:35 The African perspective – Helmuth Weich (South Africa)
09:45 Imaging – Fausto Pinto (Portugal)
10:00 The African perspective – Anton Doubell (South Africa)
Chairpersons: Jeroen Bax (The Netherlands), Anton Doubell (South Africa)
Learning objectives: To review the novelties in the guidelines that were presented in Rome and the African perspective in those topics.
15:45 Heart Failure – Fausto Pinto (Portugal)
16:00 The African perspective – Eric Klug (South Africa)
16:10 Atrial Fibrillation - Gerhard Hindricks (Germany)
16:25 The African perspective – Ashley Chin (South Africa)
16:35 Acute Coronary Syndromes – Thierry Lefevre (France)
16:50 The African perspective – David Kettles (South Africa)
17:00 Cardio Oncology - Jeroen Bax (The Netherlands)
17:15 The African perspective – Darryl Smith (South Africa)
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Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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