Webcast • 2012

Diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Prof. Johan WensBelgium discuss the relation of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease and its relevance for primary care Watch

ARISTOTLE: Consistent benefit of apixaban across range of patient risk scores

11-10-2012 • Lopes RD, Al-Khatib SM, Wallentin L, et al. Lancet. 2012 Oct 1
According to an analysis of the ARISTOTLE trial in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, apixaban was associated with consistent reductions in stroke or systemic embolism and mortality, compared with warfarin, irrespective of the patient’s risk for stroke or bleeding. Read more
Webcast • EPCCS 2012

New 2012 ESC Atrial Fibrillation guidelines: Need to advance

Prof. Christos Lionis, Greece, about the relevance of the new ESC Atrial Fibrillation guidelines for European primary care Watch
Webcast • EPCCS 2012

How to recognize TIA and what to do?

Dr. Dan Lasserson, Oxford, UK about Transient Ischaemic Attacks (TIA) and what to do in primary care Watch
Webcast • EPCCS 2012

New options for stroke prevention in patients with AF

Prof. Richard Hobbs, Oxford, UK, about  the potential role of novel anticoagulants in primary care Watch
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High-risk patients with aortic stenosis: New options

View Prof. John Chambers, London, United Kingdom, discussing valve disease as common disorder of which a large proportion of patients is not being diagnosed due to a lack of awareness in the community, as presented in a satellite symposium during the 5th Annual meeting of the EPCCS in Athens. Get up to date in only 3 minutes
This session was sponsored through an educational grant provided by Edwards Lifesciences
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Webcast • EPCCS 2012

Cardiovascular dilemmas in case studies

Prof. Martin Scherer, Germany, with case studies about the dilemmas GPs might face in managing CVD in daily practice Watch

Global call for action to reduce cardiovascular risk

23-9-2012 • Smith SC Jr, Collins A, Ferrari R, et al. EHJ. 2012 Sep 17.
International cardiology group calls for aggressive public health goals. The Global Cardiovascular Disease Taskforce have proposed a set of aggressive measures to help achieve the goal to reduce premature mortality from non-communicable diseases by 25% by the year 2025. Read more
Webcast • EPCCS 2012

What is the best method for diagnosing hypertension?

Prof. Richard McManus, Oxford, UK about new methods for diagnosing hypertension in primary care Watch
Webcast • EPCCS 2012

Early diagnosis of heart failure: the value of diagnostic algorithms

Prof. Arno Hoes,Utrecht,Netherlands, about the rationale for early diagnosis of heart failure in general practice Watch
Webcast • EPCCS 2012

Update on Familial Hypercholesterolaemia

Dr. Carlos Brotons, Barcelona, Spain, about the importance of diagnoses and management of patients with FH in general practice
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News • 29-6-2012

New ESC guideline: CVD prevention in clinical practice

The European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice (version 2012) have been developed by the the Fifth Join Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology along with other societies with a focus on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice ... Read more

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EPCCS 2017 Report of the Cardiovascular Summit held in Dublin, Ireland
EPCCS Guidance Documents Evidence- and meeting-based guidance for primary care
EPCCS 2015 Report of 8th Annual EPCCS meeting held in Prague.
EPCCS 2014 Report of 7th Annual EPCCS meeting held in Brussels.
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