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E-Journal of Cardiology Practice

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Council for Cardiology Practice

The Council for Cardiology Practice is the ESC Constituent Body for general cardiologists whether working in private practice only or in all types of out-patient settings.

About the Council

The Council for Cardiology Practice represents around 5,000 cardiologists working either in private practice or in out-patient clinics. The Council aims to improve the standard of general cardiology practice by sharing knowledge and providing education via different channels. 


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Discover these special sessions on General Cardiology focussing on:

  • Hypertension and Prevention
  • Arrhythmias and Devices
  • Coronary Artery Diseases

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CardioPulse article

An article about the Council for Cardiology Practice (CCP)

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A review of the SPRINT Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial

The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) was designed to test whether a treatment program aimed at reducing systolic blood pressure (SBP) to a lower goal (120mmHg) than currently recommended (140mmHg) could reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.

Dr. Marc Ferrini from the Council for Cardiology Practice has contributed this review of the Sprint Trial.

 ESC Guidelines

Here are the most recent ESC Guidelines.

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Atrial Fibrillation 2016 (Management of) download
Dyslipidaemias 2016 (Management of)
Acute and Chronic Heart Failure download
Cancer treatments & cardiovascular toxicity 2016 (Position Paper)
CVD Prevention in Clinical Practice (European Guidelines on) download


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