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
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Butchart EG, Gohlke-Bärwolf C, Antunes MJ, Tornos P, De Caterina R, Cormier B, Prendergast B, Iung B, Bjornstad H, Leport C, Hall RJC, Vahanian A, on behalf of the Working Groups on Valvular Heart Disease, Thrombosis and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology, European Society of Cardiology. Recommendations for the management of patients after heart valve surgery. Eur Heart J 2005; 26 :2463-2471.
Butchart EG, Gohlke-Barwolf C, Antunes M, Hall RJC ( Editors) et al . Heart Valve Disease: A Guide to Patient Management After Surgery , Informa Healthcare 2006.
Bonow RO, Carabello B, Chatterjee K, de Leon AC Jr, Faxon DP, et al . ACC/AHA 2006 guidelines for the management of patients with valvular heart disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 2006; 48 :e1-148.
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Working Group of The Francophone Society of Oral Medicine and Oral Surgery with the collaboration of the French Society of Cardiology. Guidelines for management of patients under vitamin K treatment in oral surgery.
Iung B, Baron G, Butchart EG, Delahaye F, Gohlke-Bärwolf C, Levang OW, Tornos P, Vanoverschelde JL, Vermeer F, Boersma E, Ravaud P, Vahanian A. A prospective survey of patients with valvular heart disease in Europe: the Euro Heart Survey on valvular heart disease. Eur Heart J 2003;24:1231-1243.
Tornos P, Iung B, Permanyer-Miralda G, Baron G, Delahaye F, Gohlke-Bärwolf C, Butchart EG, Ravaud P, Vahanian A. Infective endocarditis in Europe: lessons from the Euro Heart Survey. Heart 2005;91:571-575.
Iung B, Cachier A, Baron G, Messika-Zeitoun D, Delahaye F, Tornos P, Gohlke-Bärwolf C, Boersma E, Ravaud P, Vahanian A. Decision making in elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis: Why are so many denied surgery? Eur Heart J 2005; 26 :2714-2720.
Iung B, Messika-Zeitoun D, Cachier A, Delahaye F, Baron G, Tornos P, Gohlke-Bärwolf C, Boersma E, Ravaud P, Vahanian A. Actual management of patients with asymptomatic aortic valve disease: How practice fits with guidelines. Am Heart J 2007; 153 :696-703.
Mirabel M, Iung B, Baron G, Messika-Zeitoun D, Détaint D, Vanoverschelde JL, Butchart EG, Ravaud P, Vahanian A. What are the characteristics of patients with severe, symptomatic, mitral regurgitation who are denied surgery? Eur Heart J 2007; 28 :1358-1365 .
Iung B, Baron G, Tornos P, Gohlke-Bärwolf C, Butchart EG, Vahanian A.Valvular Heart Disease in the Community: A European Experience. Curr Prob Cardiol 2007; 32 :609-661.
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