Promoting and facilitating strategies to improve cardiovascular health worldwide






High physical activity volume, sustained weight loss lowers risk for cardiovascular events

Posted on February 22, 2024

Maintaining high levels of physical activity and weight loss were associated with reduced risks for several cardiovascular events, a study published in... more

‘Highly generalizable’ initiative lowers radiation exposure in Michigan cath labs

Posted on February 22, 2024

An initiative in Michigan successfully reduced patient, physician and staff exposure to procedural radiation during percutaneous coronary intervention, and may be generalizable... more

Inaccuracy of pulse oximeter readings could impact care of Black patients with HF

Posted on February 22, 2024

Inaccuracy of pulse oximeter readings in Black patients could mean that those with HF may have the severity of their disease underestimated... more

‘No safe threshold’: Air pollution increases risk for hospitalization among older adults

Posted on February 21, 2024

Chronic exposure to fine particulate matter increased the risk of hospitalization for several cardiovascular conditions in older adults, according to a study... more

ISCP book series

Current Cardiovascular Therapy
Kaski, Juan Carlos.

Series Editor: Juan Carlos Kaski Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy is a fast-moving and complex discipline within cardiology in general. New studies, trials and indications are appearing on a regular basis. This series created with the support of the International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy (ISCP) is designed to establish the baseline level of knowledge that a cardiovascular professional needs to know on a day-to-day basis. The information within is designed to allow readers to learn quickly and with certainty the mode of action,...

  • Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapy

    A. Ferro, D.A. Garcia (Eds.)

  • Pharmacological Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes

    Avanzas, Pablo; Clemmensen, Peter(Eds.)

  • Atrial Fibrillation Therapy

    Gheorghe-Andrei Dan, Antoni Bayes de Luna, John Camm(Eds.)

board of directors

Providing a leadership and advocacy role amongst members of their national societies.


  •   Heinz Drexel


      Scientific Advisor & Head of VIVIT-Research Institute, Academic Teaching Hospital Feldkirch (ATHF), A - 1976 Medical degree with highest award of the Republic of Austria, University of Innsbruck 1983-1987 - Ass. Prof., leading physician of the Diabetes inpatient and outpatient clinic, University of Innsbruck - 1988-1990 Ass. Prof. of... more

  •   Alberto Lorenzatti


      Dr. Alberto J. Lorenzatti is currently the Co-Director of the DAMIC Medical Institute / Rusculleda Foundation for Research, Teaching and Patient Care (Head of the Clinical Research network with more than 30 research sites in Argentina) and he was the Chief of Cardiology at the Cordoba Hospital, Cordoba, Argentina... more

  •   Pablo Avanzas


      Professor Pablo Avanzas is Director of Invasive Cardiology at Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias and Full Professor of Cardiology at University of Oviedo in Asturias, Spain. Affiliations/Memberships • Full Professor of Cardiology, University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain. • Director of Invasive Cardiology at Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo,... more

  •   Sang Hong Baek

    Past President

    Professor Sang Hong Baek is Director of Heart Failure and Transplantation Programme and Preventive Cardiology at Seoul St. Mary's (more…) more