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
I always had great interest in science and curiosity in "how the human body works". Centering my life around the work with humans is the reason why I decided to become a doctor Cardiology is also a perfect combination of manual and intellectual activity.
I studied medicine in Germany and Switzerland, focusing first on Interventional Cardiology in 1996, then on internal Medicine and Non-invasive imaging, esp. Cardiac- CT in 2000, General Cardiology in 2001, Intensive Care in 2002 and Diabetology in 2006. I am currently Chief of Clinic of Cardiology, Pneumology, Angiology, Klinik am Eichert, in Göppingen, Germany.
I discovered first the ESC by participating in the annual ESC congress, when submitting abstracts. In 2006, I was officially invited to join the WG on Nuclear Cardiology, to create an official platform for Cardiac-CT - In the meantime, the WG was renamed "Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT". Since then, my task is to represent the new imaging modality ´"Cardiac Computed Tomography" within the established Working Group "Nuclear Cardiology". With the changing border between in- and outpatient treatment of cardiology patients, i believe that the integration of Cardiac- CT in an official society is a tremendous asset to influence this field at a European level. In addition, the acceptance of Cardiac CT within the cardiology community has been increased by scientific publications, international presentations and training courses.
I am very grateful for the new international contacts throughout Europe and beyond, and especially for the fruitful discussions with interesting colleagues. Read the Monthly Reviews
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