The following is a compendium of international and local guidelines on managing various common cardiovascular conditions. The articles were chosen on their relevancy and up to date nature and the lists are not exhaustive.

Local Guidelines

International Guidelines / Recommendations

The following are internationally recognized guidelines by the major European and American Cardiac societies. The most relevant to the practice of general cardiology are listed in their latest versions. We do not host any of these documents by ourselves but have provided the direct links to facilitate access.

If you find that the links are outdated or have any other issue – please get in touch with the webmaster@slheart.org

  • IHD/CAD

    Acute Coronary Syndromes

    2014 ACC/AHA Guideline on NSTEMI /UA Web | PDF (4.3 MB)

    Third Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction Web | PDF (0.8 MB)

    2011 ESC Guideline on NSTEMI/UA Web | PDF (2.7 MB)

    2012 ESC Guideline on STEMI Web | PDF (2.3 MB)

    Stable CAD

    2014 ACC/ AHA Guideline on Stable Coronary Artery Disease Web | PDF (1.6 MB)

    2013 ESC Guideline on Stable Coronary Artery Disease Web | PDF (4.8 MB)

    2014 ESC Guideline on Myocardial Revascularization Web | PDF (5.2 MB)

    2011 ACC/AHA Guideline for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Web | PDF (1.4 MB)

    2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Executive Summary Web | PDF (0

  • Heart Failure

    2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on Heart Failure Web | PDF (3.1 MB)

    2012 ESC Guideline on Heart Failure Web | PDF (2.1 MB)

  • Valvular

    2012 ESC Guideline Web | PDF (3.0 MB)

    2014 ACC/ AHA Guideline Web | PDF (5.5 MB)

  • Maternal – Kids

    2011 ESC Guideline on Cardirac disease during pregancy Web | PDF (2.7 MB)

    2010 ESC Grown-Up Congenital Heart Disease (Management of) Web | PDF (1.9 MB)

    ACC/AHA 2008 Guidelines for the Management of Adults With Congenital Heart Disease Web | PDF (1.2 MB)

  • Preventive

    2014 ESC Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Web | PDF (4.5 MB)

    2011 ACC/AHA Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Web | PDF (1.7 MB)

  • Genetic

    2014 ESC Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Web | PDF (4.5 MB)

    2011 ACC/AHA Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Web | PDF (1.7 MB)

  • Risk Assement

    How to assess a cardiac patient for non-cardiac surgery : 2014 ESC Guideline Web | PDF (4.9 MB) , 2014 ACC / AHA Guideline Web | PDF (2.9 MB)

    2012 Cardiac Disease Evaluation and Management Among Kidney and Liver Transplantation Candidates Web | PDF (0.5 MB)

    2010 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk in Asymptomatic Adults Web | PDF (0.8MB)

  • Vascular

    2014 ESC Aortic Disease Web | PDF (2.0 MB)

    2013 ACC / AHA Interdisciplinary Expert Consensus Document on Management of Type B Aortic Dissection Web | PDF (1.2 MB)

    2013 ACC / AHA Peripheral Arterial Disease Web | PDF (0.25 MB)

    2011 ESC Peripheral Arterial Disease Web | PDF (3.1 MB)

    2010 ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Thoracic Aortic Disease Web | PDF (5.9 MB)

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