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COVID-19 and Cardiology

Last updated on 28 October 2020



The ESC is a vast, diverse community. We learn from each other so that we can give our patients the best possible care. Never has this been more important than during a pandemic. This page is designed to provide you with an array of useful resources, updated regularly.

You have a mission. We’re here to help.

ESC Guidance for Diagnosis and Management of CVD during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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  • the best available knowledge on treating the coronavirus infection
  • managing cardiovascular conditions in COVID-19 patients
  • organising and prioritising care

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Surveys: STEMI admissions during COVID-19

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More than 3,100 healthcare practitioners involved in the treatment of STEMI patients in 141 countries completed an online survey from 16 to 26 April 2020. 

The European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) conducted a separate survey of interventional cardiologists from 1 to 15 April 2020. EAPCI paper    


ESC TV - Special Edition

ESC Cardio Talk - Podcasts

Insights from the Front Lines


ESC Resources

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From the European Heart Journal

From the European Heart Journal - Clinical Cases

From Cardiovascular Research 

From European Heart Journal - Quality of Care & Clinical Outcomes


From European Heart Journal - Case Reports


From European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy


From European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging


From Europace


From European Journal of Heart Failure 


From European Heart Journal - Acute Cardiovascular Care


From European Journal of Preventive Cardiology  


From European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing


From ESC Heart Failure journal


From EuroIntervention journal


From other ESC sources


External Resources


Resources for Patients

Coronavirus protection during the quarantine


The ESC Patient Forum has received many questions about COVID-19. This page provides helpful answers, including a pdf format, to share with your own patients.




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