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Heart Failure Association of the ESC



Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.


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Heart Failure Specialists of Tomorrow

Under 40? Find out about educational, clinical and scientific opportunities. Plus, you'll build a network of peers.

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Easy-to-understand information about living with heart failure, for patients and their carers.

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HFA Atlas

A database of heart failure demographics compiled from 42 countries. Part of the ESC Atlas of Cardiology.

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Heart Failure 2022

Madrid (Spain) and online
21-24 May 2022

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Upcoming Events

  • February 2023
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Thursday 23 February

      This course aims to offer a comprehensive training course on advanced HF covering identification, initial management, referral criteria and final treatment in advanced HF care centres with heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices.

      23/02/2023 09:00 24/02/2023 15:00 Europe/Paris HFA Advanced Heart Failure Course

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  • March 2023
    • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
      Wednesday 15 March
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      The leading meeting for basic and translational heart failure science in Europe.
      15/03/2023 13:00 18/03/2023 18:00 Europe/Paris HFA Winter Research Meeting on Translational Heart Failure

      Annual Winter Research Meeting

      Held in Les Diablerets, Switzerland, on 25-28 January 2017, this meeting covers aspects of Translational and Basic Science in heart failure

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  • May 2023
    • Heart Failure 2023
      Saturday 20 May
      ESC event
      Prague - Czechia

      The annual congress of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC

      20/05/2023 00:00 23/05/2023 00:00 Europe/Paris Heart Failure 2023

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