Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
In this document the term Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is used to describe all vascular sites, including carotid, vertebral, mesenteric, renal, upper and lower extremities vessels. Diseases of the aorta are not covered. Although different disease processes may cause PAD, the Task Force decided to focus on atherosclerosis. Other aetiologies, specific for different vascular territories, are mentioned but not discussed.
Publication date: 2011
Chairperson: Michal Tendera
Co-chairperson: Victor Aboyans
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Table of contents
1. Preamble 2. Introduction 3. General aspects 4. Specific vascular areas 4.2 Upper extremity disease 4.3 Mesenteric artery disease 4.4 Renal artery disease 4.5 Lower extremity artery disease 4.6 Multisite artery disease
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