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EAPCI Focus on the EAPCI Valve for Life initiative update

EAPCI Focus on the EAPCI Valve for Life initiative update

Adam Witkowski, Martine Gilard

Chair, and co-chair, respectively, of the EAPCI Valve for Life Committee

France and Poland were the first two countries to benefit from the new EAPCI initiative Valve for Life. This programme is addressed to ESC member countries with a lower penetration of transcatheter valve interventions. The long-term strategy is to increase trans­catheter treatment of severe valvular heart diseases by 20% by 2020. Thanks to the EAPCI’s financial support in Poland under the umbrella of the Association on Cardiovascular Interventions of the Polish ...

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