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Guidelines Programme

ESC Congress

What will impact your daily practice and how?

Major ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines will be presented during ESC Congress in Munich
Discover the many sessions from in-depth review and discussion along with tips and tricks for implementation to face-to-face exchanges.

2018 ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

In 2018, the European Society of Cardiology will release four new ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines:

  • Arterial Hypertension
  • CVD During Pregnancy
  • Myocardial Revascularization 
  • Syncope

    Position Paper:
  • Fourth Universal Definition of MI and Myocardial Injury


Meet the Guidelines Task Force

Open discussion with ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines authors providing unique opportunity to ask all and any questions directly to the experts involved in the elaboration of the Guidelines.

Guidelines in Daily Practice

Information on how to implement ESC Guidelines into routine daily management of cardiovascular patients, including new evidence, analysis and review of Guideline implementation.


In addition Six national cardiac societies have designed a concise and informative session on ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines, including aspects of implementation, gaps in evidence and practical management.

ESC Cardiology Quiz

A tradition now at ESC Congress!
Follow three teams in a tense competition as they answer guidelines-related questions across all topics in cardiology, actively looking for participation and interaction with the audience.

Saturday Mini-Quiz

Refresh your knowledge on key messages from ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines that have stood the test of time. Two teams from My NCS@ESC sessions will compete. Join us in the “Hub” on Saturday from 09:00 and support your favourite team.

NEW - Congress Condensed – Guidelines 2017

Essential take home message on the very newest ESC Clinical Practice guidelines that were presented during ESC Congress 2017. Join this one hour session, held on Wednesday 30 August at 9:00 before you head back to your practice. Include this Congress Condensed Session in your agenda.

More Guidelines

More reference to the Guidelines and Guidelines implementation can be found throughout the programme:

Big Picture sessions 

Education Track

Meet the Experts Case Discussions


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