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 through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
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 2015 HRS/EHRA/APHRS/SOLAECE Expert Consensus Statement on ICD Programming and Defibrillation Testing recommendations are now available for a 30 day public comment period.
The expert consensus statement is an international initiative to provide best practice recommendations on optimal programming for primary and secondary prevention ICDs, inappropriate shock avoidance programming (detection times, SVT discrimination, ATP), and use of defibrillation testing, including indications at time of implant or follow-up and testing protocols. The recommendations are in four main categories: bradycardia, tachycardia detection, tachycardia therapy, and defibrillation testingThe draft recommendations were developed by a writing group of 37 experts representing 19 countries, from the following organizations: Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS), Latin American Society of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology (SOLAECE) and in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA).The final approved document will be published in the fall of 2015. This is a rare opportunity to view and comment on the recommendations prior to publication. Comments will be accepted from now until February 23, 2015. Click on the “Submit Comments” button at the following link: www.hrsonline.org/clinicaldocuments
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