Preventicus at the ESC congress 2017 in Barcelona

September 09, 2017

The world’s largest cardiovascular congress took place in Barcelona from 26 to 30 August 2017 with over 500 experts sessions and more than 4 500 abstracts contributing to the advancement of cardiovascular medicine worldwide. Dr. Thomas Hübner, CEO of Preventicus GmbH, had the chance to present our medical product Preventicus Heartbeats at the ESC congress.

The mission of the European Society of Cardiology is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease. The ESC represents the full spectrum of cardiology and organises congresses which are leading international events in each of their subspecialty areas, for instance the congress of the ESC.

Stroke is the second most common cause of death worldwide. 1 The main risk factors include undetected cardiac rhythm disorders, especially atrial fibrillation, which Preventicus detects and records with ECG-comparable accuracy – immediately, by smartphone.

1 AHA. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics At-a-Glance, 2015