The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress is the biggest international conference on cardiovascular medicine in the world. The theme of this year’s proceedings was “Innovation and the Heart”. ESC Congress 2014 was held from 30 August to 3 September at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. Visit the official site for more information on ESC Congress 2014.
Highlights from this year’s Congress includes a new drug (CONFIRM-HF) that shows promise for heart failure associated with patients having iron deficiency, the introduction of new ESC guidelines, more effective ways of managing acute chest pain, a new class of lipid lowering agent, and a brief overview of the scientific programme.