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
The ESC Congress is the world’s largest and most influential cardiovascular event with over 500 expert sessions and 10,000 abstracts contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries.
Sophia Antipolis, 5 December 2013. Barcelona is preparing for the arrival of more than 30,000 participants for this year’s ESC Congress. As the world’s premier meeting on the science, management and prevention of cardiovascular disease, it draws professionals with an interest in cardiology from more than 150 countries.
Be one of the 600 journalists from 46 countries who will join cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, nurses, primary care physicians, scientists, technicians, medical students, healthcare industry leaders and regulators from 30 August to 3 September to catch up with the latest news in the field of cardiology.
Eleven press conferences on specific topics and breaking clinical trials will take place at the Fira Gran Via during the meeting.
Press activities are coordinated by the ESC Press Office and a local communication agency will be appointed to look after Spanish media.Next year’s congress Spotlight is “Innovation and the heart”. With CVD still being the biggest killer in Europe - cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes over 4 million deaths in Europe annually - (1) and with resources dedicated to innovation in the field of cardiology diminishing, a resurgence in cardiovascular R&D is urgently needed to curb a new epidemic of cardiovascular diseases, according to leading cardiologists and industry representatives (2). Don’t miss your chance to be at the cardiovascular event of the year and to hear firsthand the most up to date discoveries in the field!
1. European CVD Statistics 2012: http://www.ehnheart.org/cvd-statistics.html2. Championing cardiovascular health innovation in Europe. Eur Heart J (2013) doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/eht211 http://eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/07/05/eurheartj.eht211.full
About the European Society of CardiologyThe European Society of Cardiology (ESC) represents more than 80 000 cardiology professionals across Europe and the Mediterranean. Its mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe.
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