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The patient with infective endocarditis: what changes in the new ESC Guidelines

ESC webinar on general cardiology

04/03/2016 18:00 04/03/2016 19:00 Europe/Paris The patient with infective endocarditis: what changes in the new ESC Guidelines

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Infective Endocarditis

Focus on


In this webinar, participants will learn how to apply the recent ESC guidelines on infective endocarditis in their daily clinical practice.  The selected cases will focus specifically on the clinical assessment and management of:

  • A patient with a large vegetation and neurological complications
  • A patient with a prosthetic valve and unexplained infection


Participants will have the opportunity to interact with the expert panel and will learn:

  • The indications for surgery (and its timing) in infective endocarditis
  • How to use multimodality imaging in patients with suspected infective endocarditis
  • The risks of surgery in patients with infective endocarditis and neurological complications
  • The surgical and medical treatment options in prosthetic valve endocarditis

General cardiology webinars on-demand are now exclusively CME accredited for ESC Professional & Professional Plus Members.

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Watch part 2 the webinar recording




Professor Gilbert Habib

Doctor Bernard Prendergast

Professor Hans-Joachim Schaefers

Session information

This webinar is targeted at general cardiologists but also at 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.

The format includes case based presentations, online assessments and live discussions with these key opinion leaders, who will give you some useful tips for your daily clinical practice.


Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and Tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended. For the best viewing experience, a high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).


ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines on Infective Endocarditis

Practice Guideline Track on Infective Endocarditis