EuroEcho-imaging 2017: highlights

Julien Magne, Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci, Jordi S Dahl, Alessia Gimelli, Kristina H Haugaa, Owen Miller, Denisa Muraru, Erwan Donal, Thor Edvardsen, Bogdan A Popescu

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Abstract

The 21st annual scientific meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), EuroEcho-Imaging 2017, was held in December in Lisbon, Portugal. The main themes were ‘Imaging in heart failure’ and ‘interventional imaging’.

The meeting was a great success with the highest number of participants ever with 3973 delegates and over 1414 abstracts and clinical cases submitted.

Overall, 128 abstracts and clinical cases were accepted as oral presentation, 86 moderated posters, and 985 posters were presented. Of note, the preferred topics regarding abstracts submission were ‘Assessment of morphology and function’, ‘Heart valves’, ‘Tissue Doppler and speckle tracking’, ‘Cardiomyopathies’, and ‘Systemic diseases and other conditions’.

The ‘Highlights’ session wrapped up the event with a summary of the most relevant abstracts presented throughout the congress on the last day of the meeting. A short report of this session is presented below.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)482-489
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging
Volume19
Issue number5
Early online date14 Mar 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2018

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