Heart Failure is the world's leading congress for experts in cardiology to discuss strategies for a universal approach towards prevention and the treatment of heart failure. Heart Failure and the World Congress on Acute Heart Failure are annual congresses of the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC.
- 5860+ healthcare professionals from more than 100 countries
- 285+ Faculty from 50+ countries
- 175+ scientific programme sessions
- 21 hours of CME credits in 2018
- 2 130+ abstracts and clinical cases submitted
- +1 050m2 Exhibition, 28 exhibiting companies
Organised by the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (HFA of the ESC), the Heart Failure Congress is a unique forum where cardiologists, interventional heart failure specialists, cardiac surgeons, internists, practicing general physicians, basic scientists, epidemiologists, cardiac nurses, industry affiliates and others have the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and information.
The HFA congress is an international event open to healthcare professionals interested in any aspect of heart failure from epidemiology, through basic and translational science to prevention (reviewing the treatment of hypertension and pos t-infarction care), diagnosis (including novel imaging modalities and biomarkers), monitoring (together with remote monitoring), prognostication (risk stratification as well as use of biomarkers), medical and nursing management (including drugs, devices, tele-care and surgery).