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Munich, 21 August 2018: Journalists are invited to follow the ESC Congress 2018 press programme for tips on the hottest research in cardiology this year. Journalists on site will receive embargoed material.
There will be five hot line press conferences as well as three lifestyle press conferences with the themes:
Professor Stephan Achenbach, Chairperson of the ESC Congress Programme Committee and ESC President Elect, gives his tips on the hot lines to look out for:
A total of 92 late breaking science studies will be presented during ESC Congress 2018, including 17 Late Breaking Clinical Trials, six Clinical Trial Updates, and 20 Registries. Late breaking science sessions will be held on transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), interventional cardiology, telemedicine, pharmacological science, imaging, arrhythmias and electrophysiology, heart failure, and basic and translational science.
The Opening Press Conference on 25 August 2018 at 10:00 CEST will be streamed on Periscope.
Online registration is now closed. You can speed up onsite registration by getting Press Accreditation in advance. Remember to bring along your press card or letter of assignment and proof of bylined, published articles.
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Explore the scientific programme.
View the ESC Congress 2018 press conference schedule.
German speaking media are welcome to contact the local agency for ESC Congress 2018:
Roland Bettschart; +436766356775; email@example.com
Dr Birgit Kofler; +436766368930; firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be a public event at the Odeonsplatz in Munich on Saturday 25 August, all day. For more information visit the Healthy Hearts for Munich webpage.
Authors: ESC Press Office Contact numbers on site: Justine Pinot: +336 40 48 90 59
Alice Prieto: +336 07 38 01 53
Jackie Partarrieu: +336 4045 6535
About the European Society of Cardiology
The European Society of Cardiology brings together health care professionals from more than 150 countries, working to advance cardiovascular medicine and help people lead longer, healthier lives.
About ESC Congress 2018
ESC Congress is the world’s largest and most influential cardiovascular event contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries. ESC Congress 2018 takes place 25 to 29 August at the Messe München in Munich, Germany. Explore the scientific programme.
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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