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Topic list


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.

Acute heart failure
Acute heart failure - diagnosis, pathophysiology
Acute heart failure - management
Acute heart failure - diuretics, fluid status and drug therapy
Acute heart failure - prognosis
Acute heart failure - other

Chronic heart failure
Chronic heart failure - diagnosis, pathophysiology
Chronic heart failure - management
Chronic heart failure - diuretics, fluid status and drug therapy
Chronic heart failure - prognosis
Chronic heart failure - other

Advanced heart failure
Arrhythmias and treatment
Atrial fibrillation

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Dilated cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy (other)
Hypertensive cardiomyopathy

Cancer and anti-cancer drugs / Cardiotoxicity / Cachexia
The lungs ( COPD)
Cardio-renal syndrome
The liver
Skeletal muscle
Anaemia and iron deficiency
Sleep disorder breathing
Co morbodities (other)
Cytokines and inflammation
Valvular heart disease(diagnosis, management and interventional therapies)

Devices / CRT / ICD / Surgery
Cardiac resynchronisation therapy
Telemedecine & remote patient management
Assist devices
Other devices
Beta blockers
Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone antagonists
Haemodynamics / Coronary and peripheral circulation
Hormones / Neurohumoral regulation
Metabolism / Diabetes mellitus / Obesity

Heart failure imaging
MRI, nuclear cardiology, CT, other

Biomarkers (natriuretic peptides)
Biomarkers (inflammation & oxidative stress)
Biomarkers (prognosis)
Biomarkers (other)

Population studies / Epidemiology
Psychosocial / Ethical concepts / Education
Exercise testing & training
Pulmonary hypertension
Right ventricular function
Left ventricular function
Hypertension / LV hypertrophy/ Renal denervation
HFpEF - Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
Animal models and experimentation
Cellular biology
Cell signalling
Gene and cell therapy
Ischemia / Reperfusion / Preconditioning / Postconditioning
Molecular biology / Genetics
Vascular biology