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.
The Council for Cardiology Practice will hold for the first year within the conference center, its Take-Home message for Practitioners. Find in this article, Professor Denis Clement, Professor Michel Komajda and Professor GianFranco Gensini's view on what is the most important information to look for during the conference, in their respective fields of expertise.
Heart Failure and Hotlines (Prof. Komajda, Paris, France) :
Vienna 2007's highlight is heart failure, a condition with growing importance, due to increasing prevalence in the general population and the complexity of its management ;
Finally, results of a pilot study with the direct renin inhibitor Aliskiren in heart failure will be presented. Many sessions will also cover the pathophysiology, epidemiology and management of heart failure during our annual meeting.
Hypertension and Peripheral Artery Disease (Prof. Clement, Gent, Belgium) : In 2007, two important new guidelines have been published : those on Hypertension, presented at this meeting, and those on peripheral artery disease, whereon many references are given at this congress.
Stroke and Imaging (Prof. Gensini, Florence, Italy) :
Stroke currently represents the major cause of serious long-term disability, accounting for approximately 50% of all patients hospitalised for acute neurological diseases.
You will find, for the above areas of expertise, as well as for Risk stratification and coronary artery disease, Rhythmology and pacing, the complete Take-Home message for Practitioners in the upcoming articles of the e-journal.
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