From Medscape Cardiology

Medscape Conference Coverage, based on selected sessions at the:

European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2009

August 29 - September 02, 2009; Barcelona, Spain

This coverage is not sanctioned by, nor a part of, the European Society of Cardiology.

Conference News


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Expert Video Commentary

Melissa Walton-Shirley, MD, covered the August 2009 European Society Meeting in Barcelona and provided a daily report on the important sessions. View her findings of this important meeting, which not only focused heavily on prevention, but also presented several critical studies that could have major effects on the treatment of cardiology patients.