Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Professor Michel Komajda, President of the European Society of Cardiology, opened the Saturday sessions addressing the issue of differences across Europe in treating cardiovascular disease. View the corresponding slides
Expenditure on health varies greatly throughout Europe. In those countries where expenditure is greater, there is substantial investment in devices or procedures; less in simple measures of prevention. Overall there is no progress in the cessation of smoking, in obesity and there is an increase in diabetes. So what is really effective and how could the European Society of Cardiology contribute to revert the trends? The solutions proposed would be to invest in prevention; to create alliances with sister societies, GPs and nurses for the management of chronic diseases; and homogenise education in cardiology. Professor Komajda presented the ESC* Road Map up to 2012:
*European Society of Cardiology
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