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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. M. Claeys, FESC
President-Elect and Scientific Secretary:
Prof. Patrizio Lancellotti, FESC
Past President: 
Prof. A. Pasquet, FESC

Key information

Number of Members: 595
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

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

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Upcoming events

  • Thursday 08 - Friday 09 February 2018 (2 Days)

    Brussels - Belgium

    The BCS 2018 Congress will take place in Brussels (08-09 February 2018) in SQUARE - Brussels Meeting Centre.

    The overall theme of this edition is: “Modern cardiology in the picture”

  • Friday 23 - Saturday 24 February 2018 (2 Days)

    Bruges - Belgium

    This interactive workshop with an international panel of EP experts is intended for the electrophysiologist and the electrophysiologist in training.

    The goal of the workshop is to discuss in-depth interpretation of intracardiac electrograms in supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia, independent of every three-dimensional mapping system.

  • Thursday 15 - Friday 16 March 2018 (2 Days)

    Heart Failure Association of the ESC
    Brussels - Belgium

    The result of the workshop that will take place at the European Heart Agency in Brussels, will be a position statement that will indicate future avenues of research and technical advancement.

     

  • Saturday 25 - Wednesday 29 August 2018 (5 Days)

    European Society of Cardiology
    Munich - Germany