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Pharmaceutical Medicine

, Volume 24, Issue 5, pp 295–300 | Cite as

European Society of Cardiology Congress 2010

28 August–1 September 2010; Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mary Ellen Kitler
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The mission of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe. The 62000 cardiology professionals who are members of the ESC are based mainly in Europe. In reality, the ESC has become a global organization with members from around the world.

The ESC Congress is a conference and event on a staggering scale. Wholly organized by the society itself, the typical highlights include:

  • 30000 participants from around the world, of which 25000 will be physicians;

  • 9511 abstracts from 92 countries with 4167 (44%) accepted;[1]

  • 900 hours of science and education covering a wide range of cardiology-related topics;

  • 250 breakout sessions and workshops reflecting specialty subjects;

  • 25000 m2 of exhibition space to showcase industry products and services.

The ESC is a truly global forum in cardiology with participants from all corners of the world.

1. European Heart for Children

In 2009, the European Heart for Children (EHC) was launched as a...

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Atrial Fibrillation Angiotensin Convert Enzyme Inhibitor Perindopril Coffee Consumption Stable Coronary Artery Disease 
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Acknowledgements

Dr Kitler is a consultant at Associates for Business and Research, which specializes in all issues relating to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and relating to public health.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary Ellen Kitler
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  1. 1.Associates for Business and ResearchRolleSwitzerland

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