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Belgian Society of Cardiology

The Belgian Society of Cardiology is a member of the European Society of Cardiology

Belgium, BE



 

As a member of the Belgian Society of Cardiology you are automatically a member of the European Society of Cardiology and the ESC Community.

The Belgian Society of Cardiology coordinates the activities of several working groups.
It organises an annual scientific meeting every year at the end of January/beginning of February.

Objectives: To promote research and education in the field of cardiology through the Belgian cardiological community.

Board

President: Prof. A. Pasquet, FESC
President-Elect and Scientific Secretary: 
Prof. M. Claeys, FESC
Past President:
Prof. G. Van Camp, FESC

Key information

Number of Members: 551
Year of foundation: 1935
ESC Member since: 1950

Journal

 "Acta Cardiologica" is the official journal of the Belgian national society. Published in English language, 6 issues per year. Print and online versions are available. Published since 1946, the journal is indexed in PubMed, Current Contents, EMBASE, Index Medicus and Medline.

Editorial secretariat contact: Roos Struyven or Annick Van Mechelen

Website: www.actacardiologica.be

Working Groups

  • Belgian Working Group on Interventional Cardiology (BWGIC)
  • Belgian Heart Rhythm Association (BeHRA)
  • Belgian Working Group on Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging (BWGNICI)
  • Belgian Working Group on Heart Failure and Cardiac Function (BWGHFCF)
  • Belgian Working Group on Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BWGCPR)
  • Belgian Interdisciplinary Working Group on Acute Cardiology (BIWAC)
  • Belgian Working Group on Adult Congenital Heart Disease (BWGACHD)
  • Belgian Council on Hypertension and Vascular Biology (statutes pending)
  • Belgian Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing (BWGCVN)
  • Young Cardiologists Club (YCC)

For full details of these working groups, please consult the 'networking tool' feature and select 'Belgium'


ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society

Date

Title

Topic(s)

Upcoming events

  • Friday 09 - Saturday 10 June 2017 (2 Days)

    Leuven - Belgium
    The ICC 2017 aims to educate physicians interested in CTEPH on the latest developments in the field including diagnosis, patient management, medical therapy and interventional treatment, to raise awareness of this rare disease and to foster the global networking among health-care professionals and with patient organisations.
    The scientific programme is endorsed by the ESC Working Group on e-Cardiology and the meeting is open to all health-care professionals worldwide interested in CTEPH.

    In-person
    event

  • Friday 09 - Saturday 10 June 2017 (2 Days)

    Leuven - Belgium

    The triennial ICC medical congresses are dedicated to chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). The programme covers a broad spectrum of topics related to CTEPH.

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 26 - Wednesday 30 August 2017 (5 Days)

    Barcelona - Spain

    In-person
    event

  • European Society of Cardiology

    Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    Munich - Germany

    In-person
    event