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In the newspaper MEUSE of March 25, 2020, it was mentioned that certain drugs to fight “blood pressure problems” would increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. As a cardiologist, I would like to add some nuances to this subject. The article focuses primarily on ACE inhibitors and ARBs that are very effective in reducing the
The Belgian Society of Cardiology has always been a strong proponent of the use of cardiac devices, only for indications recommended by international guidelines. Indications for which the use of such devices have shown definite clinical benefits. New, innovative devices can only be implanted in carefully selected patients who may benefit from their use and
The Lokumo Fund is managed by the KBF and seeks to encourage young promising researchers, to pursue fundamental research in cardiology and to develop their own interest. In 2019, a grant of € 50.000 will be awarded to a young researcher both in recognition of previously delivered work and as an encouragement to pursue his/her