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Cardiology Management

Right heart failure in HFpEF: ESC position statement

2017 01 Nov

For many years, the right ventricle (RV) was largely neglected in the consideration of left-sided heart failure. However, it is now increasingly recognised that right ventricular dysfunction (RVD) is common and contributes to poor prognosis in patients with left-sided heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). Better insight into the mechanisms... Read more

Health Management

Revolutionising cardiovascular medicine

2017 19 Sep

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) on eHealth and how it is disrupting the usual way patients and healthcare professionals interact.   In recent years, the way in which one can access information in healthcare has hugely transformed, particularly for the younger generation. The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Barcelona last month... Read more

Cardiology Management

Heart Failure 2017

2016 18 Oct

Heart failure: rendez-vous with the futureHeart Failure is the annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC, established as the world's leading congress for experts in cardiology to discuss strategies for a universal approach towards prevention and the treatment of heart failure. Read more

Cardiology Management

EuroPrevent 2017 - European Congress on Preventive Cardiology

2016 18 Oct

Innovations in Preventive CardiologyEuroPrevent is the annual congress of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), where leading experts get together in an international forum to present their research and share knowledge, over three days of practical 'hands on' educational courses and scientific symposia, covering the spectrum of cardiovascular... Read more

Cardiology Management

Novel Heart Valve Replacement Technique

2016 13 Sep

New research presented at South African Association Heart Congress 2016 reveals a novel heart valve replacement method that could offer hope to thousands of patients with rheumatic heart disease. As highlighted by lead author Dr Jacques Scherman, a cardiac surgeon in the Chris Barnard Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cape Town, South... Read more

IMAGING Management

PACIFIC Trial: Comparing Non-Invasive Coronary Artery Imaging

2016 29 Aug

To date, little evidence existed as to which non-invasive diagnostic test works best for patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD). There is no consensus as such about the choice of non-invasive imaging modality and both European and U.S. guidelines do not advocate one test over another. Now, findings from the PACIFIC trial presented at... Read more

Cardiology Management

ESC and EACTS Launch Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines

2016 27 Aug

New guidelines on atrial fibrillation were published today in the European Heart Journal, the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and the ESC website. The guidelines were developed in collaboration with the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS). “These are the first guidelines to target every atrial fibrillation specialist,”... Read more

Cardiology Management

Integration and Cross-Collaboration: ESC Congress 2015

2015 24 Aug

Interview with Prof. Geneviève Derumeaux Chairperson - ESC Congress 2014-2016 Programme Committee The spotlight at this year’s ESC Congress is ‘Environment and the Heart’. How important is the environment in cardiology and what do cardiologists need to know? Despite epidemiological findings showing increased air pollution related cardiovascular disease... Read more

Executive Health Management

Promoting Healthy Lifestyle to Combat Non-communicable Disease

2015 09 Jul

Leading experts in cardiology and preventive medicine have issued a call to action to tackle the global problem of deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart problems, diabetes and cancer, through healthy lifestyle initiatives. They say that identifying the enormous burden caused by NCDs is not enough and call for a "paradigm shift"... Read more