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Acute Cardiac Care 2010
Date:10/16/2010

Sophia Antipolis, 8 October 2010: Today in most countries of the world almost 50 per cent of patients in hospital for a cardiac condition began their treatment as emergency cases: chest pain at home... a cardiac arrest in the street. Thus, according to Dr Peter Clemmensen, local chairman of this year's Acute Cardiac Care congress which opens in Copenhagen on 16 October, of the 22 million hospital admissions in Europe each year for acute cardiac events, more than 10 million of them would have begun as an emergency and without warning. "Early diagnosis is crucial in these cases for successful treatment and survival," he says, describing acute coronary care as "the most challenging field of cardiology".

Such events - evident as chest pain or at worst a cardiac arrest - are invariably the prelude to one of the most critical episodes of health care. Acute cardiac care, that first emergency phase in which the event is assessed and its cause treated, embraces a broad spectrum of diagnoses ranging from unstable angina to acute heart failure, from myocardial infarction to other life-threatening disorders of the heart.

Dealing with these cases - and importantly as quickly as possible - is the theme of Acute Cardiac Care 2010, this year's congress of the ESC's Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care, which takes place in Copenhagen from 16-19 October.

Details of story and interview opportunities for journalists can be found at the end of this press announcement. According to Dr Clemmensen, foremost among the challenges addressed at the congress will be the speed at which accurate diagnosis can be made using telemedicine, the risk-benefit analysis of early reperfusion therapy, and the provision of intensive coronary care units.

1. Diagnosis as early as possible

While there has been progress in improving overall mortality rates following acute myocardial infarction (AMI), survival rates when the arrest takes place outside ho
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Contact: Celine Colas
press@escardio.org
33-049-294-8627
European Society of Cardiology
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