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Guidelines & National Cardiac Societies

ESC Guidelines endorsed by ESC National Cardiac Societies

This map gives information on the ESC Guidelines endorsements and translations by ESC National Cardiac Society member countries


For a complete list of Guidelines endorsed by ESC National Society Members, display the list by National Society at the top of their respective page in the NCS section.

The Endorsement of the ESC Guidelines (Full Text and Executive Summary) is always sought from its National Cardiac Societies.

In the case of an endorsement and a translation by a National Society, the ownership of the copyright of the Guidelines remains in the name of the ESC.


abstracts.jpgESC National Cardiac Societies have the exclusive right to translate all ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines into their local language, including the full text and their derivative products.

Translating the Guidelines not only facilitates the dissemination of this vital information to cardiologists and other medical practitioners in your country, it makes the contents more accessible and in turn, better applied to the patient.

How to go about translating ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Before translating ESC Guidelines into your local language, read the Rules and Translations of ESC Guidelines.

Once you have published your translated document please send the Guidelines team an electronic copy, five paper copies and a link to the site that hosts them.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the ESC Guidelines Department.

Tel: +33 4 92 94 86 38