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 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.
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.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
There are 24 members in our Working Group, most of them working in dept. of cardiology or CCUs or angio labs in different hospitals responsible for treatment of patients with acute cardiac diseases.
We are responsible for recommendations for management of acute coronary syndromes in our country. Several audits of AMI management in estonian hospitals have been performed - for years 2001, 2007, 2011, followed by specific educational activities; several pocket guidelines incl local recommendations have been implemented into routine clinical practice. From year 2012 we have national registry of myocardial infarction including all cases of AMI from our country. Latest achievement is translation and development of local recommendations for 3rd universal definition of myocardial infarction in close collaboration with Society of Laboratory Medicine .
During several years we worked hardly developing network of hospitals for treatment of STEMI, now we continue to develop national network for treatment of acute coronary syndromes, incl STEMI and NSTE-ACS patients describing different roles of different hospitals. However, very important topic is to find political support to describe responsibilities of all participants in this network, incl ambulance, PCI- and non PCI hospitals, CCUs, departments of cardiology etc.
Availability of recommended treatment methods improved significantly during last years in Estonia. However, continuous education programs and clear quality standards for all hospitals should be developed and applied in next coming years. Patient education is one of our priorities, too.
Harmonizing of quality of acute cardiac care in Europe, including possibility to participate in multicenter trials / collaborating with MI registries of ACCA member states.
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