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The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine wins the 2019 British Medical Association award

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4414/cvm.2019.02070
Publication Date: 17.12.2019
Cardiovasc Med. 2019;22:w02070

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) published last November the third, completely redesigned, edition of “The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine”.

The textbook now comprises two volumes with 64 sections and 792 chapters written by experts in the field from around the world, and covers the whole spectrum of cardiovascular medicine (fig. 1). The new edition is also available as a sophisticated electronic version, “ESC CardioMed”, which is accessible as a membership benefit by professional members of the ESC. It provides a search system, videos and 3D animations.

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Figure 1
“The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine” with its editors (from left to right: Thomas F. Lüscher, John A. Camm, Gerald Maurer and Patrick W. Serruys) and the BMA Award (right).

In August 2019, “The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine” was chosen as the best textbook in cardiology by the British Medical Association (BMA) with “Braunwald’s Heart Disease” as runner up.

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