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ESC, Barcelona 2017

Fausto J. Pinto, FESC, FACC

Immediate Past President of the ESC
Head of Cardiology, University Hospital Sta Maria, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

 

Barcelona once again welcomed the ESC congress. Despite the terrible events that occurred in the city
just 1 week before the start of the congress, the medical community demonstrated an enormous sense
of unity and responsibility toward the future, which is the only way that we should respond to such disgraceful
situations.
The ESC congress is currently the largest meeting of the cardiovascular community worldwide. This year,
32 000 delegates came to Barcelona and experienced one of the most successful meetings ever organized.
Certainly, every person that attended the meeting left Barcelona more enriched scientifically, with a few
more answers to some of the clinical problems we face every day as cardiologists, as […]

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ESC 2017 Barcelona

August 26 - 30

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