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ESC Working Group on Aorta & Peripheral Vascular Diseases


Our aim is to promote an integrative understanding of the pathophysiology of "polyvascular disease" with particular focus on prevention, new diagnostic and risk prediction tools, as well as novel therapeutic modalities.

To this goal, we encourage the collaboration with other Working Groups and ESC Associations for research activities and joint meetings.

We welcome all those interested in the field and we are looking forward to their active participation!

Aims and activities

  • Unify and homogenise European Vascular Medicine
  • Join the professionals and scientists involved in managing of Aortic and Vascular disease
  • Create guidelines for diagnostics and treatment of Vascular disease
  • Create and publish standards for Vascular medicine
  • Promote research and knowledge of Vascular medicine

Membership

Share our mission

  • Increase awareness about the diseases of the aorta and peripheral vessels
  • Improve and harmonise healthcare for these diseases

Build your professional network

  • Make connections with international peers and leading experts at scientific meetings and courses
  • Find international colleagues willing to join your research projects

Boost your career

  • Present your work at international meetings
  • Take part in scientific Task Forces
  • Be an ambassador in your country
  • Access grants

Keep up to date

  • Access online education, live courses, position papers and scientific articles

Have your say

  • Stand for election to Working Group nucleus
  • Vote for executive leadership positions

Membership is free and lifelong

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Nucleus 2020-2022

Chairperson

Prof. Lucia Mazzolai
University Hospital, Chuv
Angiology Division, Heart and Vessel Dpt
Chemin De Mont Paisible 18
1011 Lausanne - Switzerland
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Vice-Chairperson

Assoc. Prof. Oliver Schlager
Vienna Medical University 
Divison of Angiology,  Dpt Of Medecine
Waehringer Guertel 18-20 
A-1090 Vienna - Austria
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Past-Chairperson

Prof. Victor Aboyans, FESC
CHRU Dupuytren Limoges
2 Avenue Martin Luther King
FR-87042 Limoges - France
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Treasurer

Prof. Christine Espinola-Klein
Germany
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Secretary

Prof. Jose Fernando Rodriguez Palomares
Spain
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Communication Coordinator

Prof. Christian Heiss 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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Ordinary Nucleus members

Prof. Alessandra Bura Riviere
France
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Assoc. Prof. Julie de Backer
Belgium
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Dr. Antonio Micari
Italy
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Dr. Henrik Sillesen
Denmark
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Mrs. Aline Verstraeten
Belgium
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Ex-Officio members

Prof. Lucia Mazzolai
Working Group Representative in ESC Working Group AVB Nucleus
Switzerland
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Dr. Marco De Carlo
Working Group Representative in ESC WGT Nucleus
Italy
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Prof. Guillaume Jondeau
Working Group Representative in ESC Council on CV Genomics Board
France
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Dr. Daniel Staub
Switzerland
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Prof. Sebastian Debus
ESVS Representative
Germany
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Prof. Jill Jf Belch
ESVM Representative
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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