During the course of the European Congress of Cardiology (September 1st – 5th), cardiologists from all over Europe will discuss the latest trends of their speciality. With a special congress issue, EUROPEAN HOSPITAL picks up these trends and provides congress visitors and EUROPEAN HOSPITAL readers with background information and expert-interviews.
Two of the topics that will definitely be discussed controversially are stem cell therapy and the differentiation of vulnerable and stable plaque. EUROPEAN HOSPITAL interviewed highly regarded cardiologists and asked them for their opinion and experiences concerning these topics. Furthermore we report about absorbable metal stents as well as about cardiac resynchronisation therapy and the first portable heart-lung machine.
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