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ESC 2012 - Interventional highlights

EuroIntervention 2012;8:893-895. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV8I8A137

London Chest Hospital, London, United Kingdom
This year Munich was host to the diamond jubilee meeting of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Over 28,000 attendees –despite the current global economic circumstances– is testament to its continued attraction as one of the premier cardiology congresses. The size of the five-day event, which included 423 sessions and 4,203 original abstracts, was matched by the increasingly comprehensive and sophisticated electronic media and communication platforms available.

For the interventional community there were accolades bestowed upon Patrick W. Serruys who received the ESC gold medal in recognition of his achievements and William Wijns who was invited to deliver the Andreas Gruntzig lecture ...

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