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Council for Cardiology Practice at the ESC Congress

The Council for Cardiology Practice participates in the official programme of the ESC Congress. See below details on such sessions at the ESC Congress 2010 in Stockholm.

Exercise - from leisure activity to a therapeutic option
F.J. Sonntag, Henstedt-Ulzburg, Germany and D.L. Clément, Gent, Belgium

  • Exercise as a treatment option in hypertension
    R. Rauramaa, Kuopio, Finland
  • Improving heart failure by interval training
    U. Wisloff, Trondheim, Norway
  • Training away the angina
    R. Hambrecht, Bremen, Germany
  • Exercise modalities for the cardiovascular patient
    F. Carre, Rennes, France

When and Where? 08:30-10:00, Sunday 29 August, Room Berne, Zone A 

Syncope in Cardiology Practice
G. Germano, Rome, Italy and G. Baron Esquivias, Sevilla, Spain 

  • An analysis of pathophysiologies
    R. Sutton, London, Great Britain
  • Syncope evaluation: the role of syncope clinics
    M. Brignole, Lavagna, Italy
  • Syncope in patients without heart disease
    A. Moya I Mitjans, Barcelona, Spain
  • Falls in the elderly. Diagnostics and therapeutic approach
    Speaker to be announced

When and Where? 11:00-12:30, Sunday 29 August, Room Warsaw, Zone K

Cardiovascular diseases: are women different?

Chairpersons: G. Germano, Rome, Italy and M.J. Salvador Taboada, Barcelona, Spain

  • Are women protected from coronary heart disease?
    E. Swahn, Linkoping, Sweden
  • Gender aspects in heart failure management
    V. Regitz-Zagrosek, Berlin, Germany
  • Influence of valvular heart diseae depending on sex
    L.D. Gillam, New York, United States of America
  • Pulmonary hypertension; does gender matter?
    N. Galie, Bolgona, Italy

When and Where? 14:00-15:30, Sunday 29 August, Room Berne, Zone A 

Take Home Messages for Practitioners
G. Germano, Rome, Italy and P.A. Sirnes, Moss, Norway

  •     Hypertension and peripheral disease
        D.L. Clement, Gent, Belgium
  •    Heart failure and hotlines
       G. Jondeau, Paris, France 
  •    Coronary heart disease  
        S. Silber, Munich, Germany
  •    Stroke and Imaging
       C. Rapezzi, Bologna, Italy
  •    Arrhythmia and pacing
      P. Vardas, Heraklion, Greece 

When and Where? 11:00-12:30, Tuesday 31 August, Room Budapest, Zone A