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ESC Preventive Cardiology 2022 Winners

7 - 9 April 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 Winners!

Young Investigators Awards

Young Investigators Award Population Science and Public Health

Esmee Bakker – Nijmegen, Netherlands

"Acute and long-term mortality rates among participants of mass-participation sport events versus the general population."

Young Investigators Award Primary Care and Risk Factor Management

Dominic Pimenta – London, UK

"Cardiovascular risk factor insights into the Tesco 1.0 Dataset"

Young Investigators Award Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation

Aldostefano Porcari – Trieste, Italy

"Global longitudinal strain by CMR improves prognostic stratification in acute myocarditis presenting with normal LVEF"

Young Investigators Award Sports Cardiology and Exercise

Ruben De Bosscher – Leuven, Belgium

"The prevalence and clinical significance of a reduced ventricular ejection fraction in asymptomatic young elite endurance athletes"


Best Rapid Fire Abstract Presentations

Population Science and Public Health

Sven Geurts - Rotterdam, Netherlands
"Heart rate variability and atrial fibrillation in the general population: a longitudinal and mendelian randomization study"

Amalie Nilsen Hagen - Bodo, Norway
"Time trends in cardiovascular risk factors across levels of education in a general population."

Primary Care and Risk Factor Management

Heesun Lee - Seoul, Korea
"The impact of nonoptimal lipids on the progression of coronary artery calcification in asymptomatic young adults: results from the KOICA registry"

Louis Borgatta - Hershey, USA
"Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials examining the safety and efficacy of bempedoic acid"

Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation

Ahmed Kolkailah - Dallas, USA
"Effects of once-weekly semaglutide on coronary outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with or at high risk for cardiovascular disease: insights from the SUSTAIN-6 trial"

Alberto Cordero - Alicante, Spain
"Effectiveness of the Cardiovascular Polypill in patients with a previous cardiovascular event in hospitals and primary care centers in Spain: the NEPTUNO study. Subanalysis in patients with CHD"

Sports Cardiology and Exercise

Domenico Filomena - Rome, Italy
"Hemodynamic forces in olympic athletes assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance: a new non-invasive screening tool?"

Sjoerd Verwijs - Amsterdam, Netherlands

"Aortic dilatation using cardiac magnetic resonance in asymptomatic ELITE athletes"

Best Moderated ePoster Presentations

Population Science and Public Health

Lee Nedkoff - Perth, Australia
"Burden of stroke incidence among atrial fibrillation, valvular heart disease and coronary heart disease patients"

Jesus Martinez-Gomez -  Madrid, Spain
"Cardiovascular health trajectories among adolescents enrolled in the SI Program in Spain: a longitudinal study"

Primary Care and Risk Factor Management

Anna Camps-Vilaro - Barcelona, Spain
"Relationship of 5-year changes in inflammatory, metabolic and oxidative biomarkers with cardiovascular diseases incidence at 10-years."

Josep Iglesies-Grau - Girona, Spain
"The short-term impact and sustainability of multiple lifestyle interventions on metabolic health and remission of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes: a two-year experience"

Secondary Prevention and Rehabilitation

Tim Kambic - Ljubljana, Slovenia
"The efficacy of high-load resistance training in combination with aerobic training in patients with coronary artery disease: a dose-dependent randomised, controlled clinical trial"

Anastasiia Hovornyan - Chernivtsi, Ukraine
"An artificial intelligence model to predict 12-month mortality among patients with myocardial infarction"

Sports Cardiology and Exercise

Liliana Szabo - Budapest, Hungary
"How native T1 and T2 mapping is influenced by sex and training load? Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in young elite athletes and less active individuals"

Kristel Janssens - St Kilda East, Australia
"Modest association between peak exercise blood pressure and ambulatory hypertension in endurance athletes."