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Aims and Activities

ESC Working Group on Valvular Heart Disease

Aims and Activities

The Working Group enjoys its collaboration with the  European Society of Echocardiography and the International Society of  Cardiovascular Infectious Disease.

Activities in recent years include completion of the EuroHeart Survey on Valvular Heart Disease, the development of European Guidelines for the Management of Valvular Heart Disease and Follow Up after Heart Valve Surgery, a successful teaching programme at The European Heart House, several popular national conferences and a proposed programme of collaborative research.

The Working Group makes a major contribution to the organisation of the ESC Annual Congress, contributes to the EUROECHO programme and fosters the promotion of research, training, and good clinical practice in the field of Valvular Heart Disease.