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Czech Society of Cardiology

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

Czechia, CZ


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


Board 2023-2027

President: Prof. P. Ostadal, FESC

Past-President: Prof. A. Linhart, FESC

Scientific Secretary: Prof. Z. Motovska, FESC

Key information

Number of members: 2472

Year of Foundation: 1929

ESC Member since: 1993

Czech Society of Cardiology Guidelines

All guidelines are available from the Czech Society of Cardiology website


Cor et Vasa, is the official journal of the Czech Society of Cardiology, first published in 1957. The journal is issued 6 times a year in Czech and English.
Editor in chief: Michael Aschermann

Associations and Working Groups

  • Czech Acute Cardiac Care Association
  • Czech Association of Outpatient Cardiology
  • Czech Interventional Cardiology Association
  • Czech Heart Rhythm Association
  • Czech Heart Failure Association
  • Czech Cardiovascular Imaging Methods Association
  • Czech Association on Preventive Cardiology
  • WG on Valve Heart Diseases
  • WG on Myocardial And Pericardial Diseases
  • WG on Young Cardiologists (Kardio 35)
  • KardioTech
  • WG on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
  • WG on Cardiovascular Rehabilitation
  • WG on Nurses in Cardiology
  • WG on Paediatric Cardiology
  • WG on Pulmonary Circulation

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines endorsed by your National Society




Upcoming events

  • Friday 24 - Saturday 25 May 2024 (2 Days)
    24/05/2024 00:00 25/05/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris EACVI Teaching Course on Transoesophageal 2D and 3D Echocardiography European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
    Prague - Czechia

    The course comprises a mix of lectures, case-based presentations with multiple-choice questions, and two types of hands-on practical workshops: image acquisition and optimisation on TOE simulators; and image post-processing performed by attendees on dedicated workstations and guided by faculty.


  • Friday 30 August - Monday 02 September 2024 (4 Days)
    30/08/2024 00:00 02/09/2024 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC Congress 2024

    Prague - Czechia European Society of Cardiology true DD/MM/YYYY
    European Society of Cardiology
    London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

  • Thursday 14 - Saturday 16 November 2024 (3 Days)
    14/11/2024 12:00 16/11/2024 12:30 Europe/Paris EHRA Advanced EP on VT ablation London - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland European Heart Rhythm Association DD/MM/YYYY
    European Heart Rhythm Association
    Milan - Italy

    This in-person training course on advanced electrophysiology (EP) with focus on Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) ablation will take place from 14 to 16 November 2024 in Milan, Italy.