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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 in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of the population by reducing the impact of cardiac rhythm disturbances and reduce sudden cardiac death.
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.
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If you're involved in the management of patients with Atrial Fibrillation, then you’ll want to know more about CATCH ME – an exciting project that brings together the expertise of leading academic institutes, healthcare organisations and specialised professional organizations, with the aim of improving the care of patients with AFib.
Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia. A major cause of death, stroke and long-term disability in the elderly in Europe, it is a major threat to healthy ageing.
CATCH ME (Characterising Afib by Translating its Causes into Health Modifiers in the Elderly) aims to improve the prevention and treatment of atrial fibrillation and its complications. The goal is to develop and validate better disease management strategies based on the improved understanding of the main health modifiers (such as genes, drugs, and behaviour) leading to atrial fibrillation in the European population. More specifically, CATCH ME will:
CATCH ME also aims to provide substantial answers to current AF uncertainties such as gender differences by clarifying the reasons why female European citizens seem to be protected more against AF compared to males, or why females are at higher stroke risk than males once they have developed AF.
As a consortium partner the ESC will use its expertise in translating scientific knowledge into practical tools that support health care professionals in keeping up to date and applying best practice guidelines. By using our extensive network of institutional and individual members, we ensure that these tools are delivered to the maximum number of health care professionals. These include:
To find out more about CATCH ME, visit http://www.catch-me.info/
N.B. CATCH ME is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 633196
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