ISCP e-Newsletter – June 2023

Editors Section

A reminder that the 2023 ISCP General Assembly will be held at the ESC Congress in August and the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in conjunction with the KSCVP 2023 and KSCP 2023 on 25-26 November 2023 in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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Wishing you all a safe and happy summer holidays.

Editors: John McNeil & Lisa Demos

President’s Section

Dear friends and colleagues,

Welcome to the latest edition of our regular newsletter! As the President of the society, it is my pleasure to extend a warm greeting to all of you.

In this newsletter, our aim is to provide you with the most up-to-date and relevant information in the field of cardiovascular pharmacotherapy. Our team has curated a selection of new information, and updates that we believe will be of great interest and benefit to our esteemed members, especially young members. Together, we can continue to advance the practice of cardiovascular medicine and improve patient outcomes.

On behalf of the entire society, I would like to express my gratitude for your continued support and dedication. Together, we make a real difference in the field of cardiovascular pharmacotherapy.

Thank you and enjoy the newsletter.

Sang Hong Baek
ISCP President

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Video highlights from the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the ISCP held in Bucharest 27-29 October 2022 are available on the ISCP website along with Best Posters.

A to Z of CV Pharmacotherapy Series

Nebivolol: No limb pain? This webinar that was held on 14 March 2023 featured ISCP President Sang Hong Baek, Sotiris Antoniou, Bernard Man Yung Cheung, and Krzysztof Filipiak and is now available on demand. If you missed any of the other sessions, you can watch them On-Demand by visiting the e-Learning section on the website:

ISCP Empowering Practice Educational Series – A NEW SEASON!

Going forward, we hope to unveil the ISCP Empowering Practice Educational Series (ISCP-EPES) comprising a thematic triad of: The A to Z of CV Pharmacotherapy Webinar; CataLysing ReAl-world CV Pharmacotherapy (CLAP); CV Pharmacotherapy Pearls. Each theme stretches two months, with the webinar as the forerunner and closely followed by the publication of a CLAP and a Pearl.

Take Part in ISCP Educational Programmes 2023-2025

As an ISCP Member, one of the benefits is to have the opportunity to be considered as a Speaker on our CME live webinars, to take part in the panel as an Expert or to publish Expert Opinions about novel information that is relevant to the Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy community. If you wish to take active part of our educational activities, please send an email to with your areas of interests and your CV to discuss further.


The most expected event of the year in the cardiology world is taking place in Amsterdam this August and we are thrilled to confirm that we will be participating with a booth (A670) within the International Associations Row in the exhibition area. If you are planning on attending please come and say hi, would love to meet you!

ISCP will also participate in the scientific sessions. We will present a joint session ESC-ISCP titled “RNA-based therapy in cardiovascular disease: ready for prime time!” so look up for this session on the meeting’s programme and make sure not to miss it!

ISCP Annual General Assembly 2023

The ISCP yearly General Assembly will take place in Amsterdam on Saturday 26th August at 13.00 CEST. If you would like to attend, please let us know in advance as it will help us organise the logistics. For those not able to attend in person, the session will be broadcasted live over Zoom. If you wish to attend online, please send an email to so you are added to the list and receive the login details to the meeting.

ISCP 2023: 28th International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Annual Scientific Meeting

The ISCP Annual Scientific Meeting is being held in conjunction with KSCP and KSCVP meeting at the Conrad Seoul, South Korea on 23rd-25th November 2023. The meeting will be held in a hybrid format with both in-person and online sessions. All congress abstracts must be submitted online via the “Online Submission System.” The abstract submission deadline is 5th September 2023. For up-to-date information check the meeting website at:

News from World Heart Federation (WHF)

World Heart Report 2023- Confronting the World’s Number One Killer: launched by the WHF at the World Heart Summit 2023

World Heart Summit 2023: all the sessions available to watch on YouTube.

ISCP Book Series: Current Cardiovascular Therapy

The Current Cardiovascular Therapy Series provides both an in-depth view of the science and pharmacology behind these drugs and a practical guide to their usage. Each volume contains practical illustrations and is designed to improve understanding and practical usage of cardiovascular drugs in specific clinical areas.

The Springer series includes 9 books available as e-books or in softcover at a discounted rate for ISCP members. These include: Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapy; Pharmacological Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes; Atrial Fibrillation Therapy; Cardiac Drugs in Pregnancy; Pharmacotherapy in Aortic Disease; Pharmacologic Trends of Heart Failure; Pharmacological Treatment of Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris; ACEi and ARBS in Hypertension and Heart Failure; Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension

European Cardiology Review (ECR) – Official ISCP Journal

The European Cardiology Review (ECR) is a PubMed-indexed, peer-reviewed, gold open-access journal comprising balanced review articles, systematic reviews, expert opinions, and editorials. The journal is led by Editor-in-Chief Juan Carlos Kaski, along with Deputy Editor Pablo Avanzas, and is supported by an editorial board of world-renowned physicians.

The ECR website also provides access to a large range of additional relevant resources such as special focus collections, webinars, on-demand videos, and podcasts.

ECR volume 18 is available here with all articles free to read and download via the journal website. Articles include Coronary Spasm: Ethnic and Sex Differences; Management of Coronary Artery Spasm; Pre-eclampsia and Cardiovascular Disease: From Pregnancy to Postpartum; When Should We Start Sodium–Glucose Co-transporter Inhibitors in Patients with Heart Failure? The Importance of Early Intervention.

If you are interested in becoming involved in the journal whether as an author, reviewer, or board member, please contact Jonathan

“ISCP Around the World” Meetings and Joint Sessions

ISCP-FAC Mendoza, Argentina, 1-3 June 2023
Nestor Vita, Alberto Lorenzatti, Daniel Piskorz, Ricardo Lopez Santi (AR-Gov), Felipe Martínez, Alvaro Sosa Liprandi

WHF-ISCP bilateral meeting, SIAC 2023, Panama City, 9th June 2023
Governors: Alfonso Bryce (Peru) Rodrigo Alonso (Chile), Ricardo Lopez Santi (Arg), Carlos Ponte (Venezuela), Alberto Lorenzatti (ISCP President Elect).

WHF-ISCP bilateral meeting, SIAC 2023, Panama City, 9th June 2023
Celso Amodeo (BR), Alberto Lorenzatti (ARG), Jean-Luc Eisele (WHF), Juan Carlos Kaski (UK), Felipe Martinez (ARG)

Upcoming Meetings, Courses and Workshops

ESC Congress 2023
Amsterdam, Netherlands (The)
25 – 28 August 2023

Course “Update and controversies in the management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors: from theory to clinical practice”
Viña del Mar, Chile
8-9 September 2023

EuroCVP 2023
Florence, Italy
2-4 November 2023

World Congress on Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD)
Abu Dhabi, UAE
2-4 November 2023

10th Cuban Congress of Cardiology
International Convention Center in Havana, Cuba
7-10 November 2023

ISCP Annual Scientific Meeting 2023
Seoul, South Korea
23 – 25 November 2023

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