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Guidelines Publication Schedule

Clinical Practice Guidelines and Scientific Statements of the ESC are prepared by Task Forces. Task Forces are groups of cardiologists who meet upon request to deal with a particular problem in cardiology and form an ad hoc committee commissioned by the Committee for Practice Guidelines after approval by the ESC Board. The Clinical Practice Guidelines produced are published in the European Heart Journal on a regular basis.


Publications planned in 2019

  • CVD in Diabetes
    Chairpersons: Francesco Consentino & Peter Grant
  • Acute Pulmonary Embolism
    Chairpersons: Stravos Konstantinides and Guy Meyer
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
    Chairpersons: Joseph Brugada  & Demosthenes Katritsis
  • Stable Coronary Artery Disease
    Chairpersons: William Wijns & Juhani Knuuti

Publications planned in 2018

  • Syncope
    Chairpersons: Michele Brignole & Angel Moya
  • Fourth Universal Definition of MI and Myocardial Injury
    Chairpersons: Kristian Thygesen, Joseph Alpert & Harvey White
  • Myocardial Revascularization
    Chairpersons: Franz Joseph Neumann  & Miguel Sousa Uva
  • CVD During Pregnancy
    Chairpersons Vera Regitz-Zagrosek & Jolien Roos-Hesselink
  • Arterial Hypertension
    Chairpersons Bryan Williams & Giuseppe Mancia

Guidelines published in 2017

    Chairpersons: Stefan James & Borja Ibanez
  • Focused Update on Dual Anti-platelet Therapy
    Chairperson: Marco Valgimigli
  • Peripheral Arterial Diseases
    Chairpersons: Victor Aboyans & Jean-Baptiste Ricco
  • Valvular Heart Disease
    Chairpersons: Helmut Baumgartner & Volkmar Falk

Guidelines published in 2016

  • Cardio-Oncology (Position Paper)
    Chairpersons: Jose Luis Zamorano & Patrizio Lancellotti
  • Dyslipidaemias
    Chairpersons: Ian Graham & Alberico Catapano
  • CVD Prevention
    Chairpersons: Massimo Piepoli & Arno W. Hoes
  • Atrial Fibrillation
    Chairpersons: Paulus Kirchhof & Stefano Benussi
  • Heart Failure
    Chairpersons: Piotr Ponikowski & Adriaan Voors