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AEPC Recommendations

The major task of AEPC is to harmonize training in Paediatric Cardiology in Europe.  Therefore, the Association has published several recommendations for training in Paediatric Cardiology in its subspecialties. In addition, AEPC also supports and endorses the development of other recommendations, guidelines & consensus statements.


 

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AEPC Recommendations for basic training in paediatric and congenital cardiology (2020)
Association for European of Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology
Educational Committee

Authors/Task Force Members: Ruth Heying1* (Belgium), Dimpna Calila Albert2 (Saudi Arabia), Inga Voges3 (Germany), Skaiste Sendzikaite4 (Lithuania), Georgia Sarquella-Brugada5 (Spain), Francesca Pluchinotta6 (Italy), Grazyna Brzezinska-Rajszys7 (Poland), Joerg Ingolf Stein8 (Austria), Ornella Milanesi9 (Italy).

Contributors and reviewers of the AEPC council: Katarina Hanseus (Sweden), Ornella Milanesi (Italy), Gurleen Sharland (United Kingdom), Nico Blom (The Netherlands), Juha-Matti Happonen (Finland), Sylvie Di Filippo (France), Ina Michel-Behnke (Austria), Werner Budts (Belgium), Roberto Di Donato (United Arab Emirates).

Contributors of the AEPC working groups (current chairs and representative members): Juan Pablo Kaski, Sabine Klaassen, Laszlo Koernyei, Thomas Kriebel, Adam Kolesnik, Matthias Sigler, Owen Miller, Joanna Dangel, Gianfranco Butera, Thomas Krasemann, Katya De Groote, José Fragata, Joan Sanchez de Toledo, Werner Budts, Renate Oberhoffer, Peter Fritsch, Hannes Sallmon and Zdenka Reinhardt.


 

Endorsed by AEPC
2020 ESC Guidelines for the management of adult congenital heart disease: The Task Force for the management of adult congenital heart disease of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
Helmut Baumgartner, Julie De Backer, Sonya V Babu-Narayan, Werner Budts, Massimo Chessa, Gerhard-Paul Diller, Bernard lung, Jolanda Kluin, Irene M Lang, Folkert Meijboom, Philip Moons, Barbara J M Mulder, Erwin Oechslin, Jolien W Roos-Hesselink, Markus Schwerzmann, Lars Sondergaard, Katja Zeppenfeld, ESC Scientific Document Group
European Heart Journal, ehaa554, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa554
Published: 29 August 2020

 


 

Recommendations for participation in competitive sport in adolescent and adult athletes with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD): position statement of the Sports Cardiology & Exercise Section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Working Group on Adult Congenital Heart Disease and the Sports Cardiology, Physical Activity and Prevention Working Group of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC) (2020)

Werner Budts, Guido E Pieles, Jolien W Roos-Hesselink, Maria Sanz de la Garza, Flavio D’Ascenzi, George Giannakoulas, Jan Müller, Renate Oberhoffer, Doris Ehringer-Schetitska, Vesna Herceg-Cavrak, Harald Gabriel, Domenico Corrado, Frank van Buuren, Josef Niebauer, Mats Börjesson, Stefano Caselli, Peter Fritsch, Antonio Pelliccia, Hein Heidbuchel, Sanjay Sharma, A Graham Stuart, Michael Papadakis
European Heart Journal, ehaa501, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa501 
Published: 26 August 2020

 


 

Management of patients with indications for cardiac catheterization in congenital heart disease during Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (2020)

Biagio Castaldi1 and Giovanni Di Salvo1, on behalf of the AEPC Cardiac Interventional Working Group 

 


 

AEPC Recommendations for training in pulmonary hypertension (2019)

Sallmon, H., Moledina, S., Albert, D., Beghetti, M., Berger, R., Bonnet, D., . . . Hansmann, G. (2019). Recommendations from the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology for training in pulmonary hypertension. Cardiology in the Young, 29(11), 1323-1327.

 


 

2019 updated consensus statement on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric pulmonary hypertension: The European Pediatric Pulmonary Vascular Disease Network (EPPVDN), endorsed by AEPC, ESPR and ISHLT

Hansmann, Georg et al. (2019)
The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Volume 38, Issue 9, 879 - 901

 


 

AEPC Recommendations for clinical training in paediatric heart failure and transplantation (2018)

On behalf of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology Working Group pulmonary hypertension, heart failure, and transplantation

 


 

AEPC Recommendations for training in echocardiography

Developed by Luc Mertens, Wim Helbing, Ludger Sieverding, Otto Daniels on behalf of The Working Group on Cardiac Imaging of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology

 


 

AEPC Training requirements for congenital cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging (2006)

 


 

AEPC General requirements for training institutes in paediatric cardiology (2005)

Developed by the Professional Advisory Committee and the Council of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology

 


 

AEPC Recommendations for the practice of fetal cardiology in Europe (2004)

Developed by the Fetal Cardiology Working Group of the Association for European Paediatric Cardiology

 


 

AEPC Recommendations for the ideal configuration of the modern theatre for paediatric cardiac catheterisation (2003)

Compiled by a Working Party of the Association for European Paediatric Cardiology 

 


 

AEPC Recommendations for trainer requirements (2000)

 


 

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