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Diagnosis and management of constrictive pericarditis and cardiac tamponade according to the ESC guidelines on pericardial disease

ESC webinar on general cardiology

Add to calendar12/04/201718:00 12/04/201719:00 Europe/Paris Diagnosis and management of constrictive pericarditis and cardiac tamponade according to the ESC guidelines on pericardial disease

Join Prof. Bernhard Maisch, Prof. Stephan Achenbach and Dr. Bartosz Rylski

Free for ESC members

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Pericardial Disease

Summary

Join Prof. Bernhard Maisch, Prof. Stephan Achenbach and Dr. Bartosz Rylski

Free for ESC members

Focus on

Aims

  • The participant should be able to diagnose the major pericardial disease entities in general and constrictive and constrictive-effusive pericarditis in particular

Objectives

  • is aware of  the patient‘s symptoms pathology, aetiology and pathophysiology underlying the different pericardial syndromes and pericardial constriction
  • interprets relevant diagnostic measures  such as relevant laboratory investigations and imaging methods (echocardiography, MRI, CT)
  • knows  medical and interventional treatment options (pericardiocentesis, pericardioscopy, Intra pericardial treatment and cardiac surgery)
  • respects the limits of management in his practice and is able to refer the individual patient to specialised centres with a heart team including cardiac surgery. 


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Faculty

Speakers

Professor Bernhard Maisch, EFESC

Rylski-Bartosz-2017.jpgDoctor Bartosz Rylski
Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart Centre Freiburg University, Germany

Host

Professor Stephan Achenbach, FESC
Department of Cardiology
University of Erlangen, Germany

Session information

This webinar addresses general cardiologists but also cardiologists wishing to update their scientific knowledge on the topic. 

During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide live feedback.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and Tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended.

To access the MCQs during the live, you must allow pop-up windows.

A high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).