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The Russian National Congress of Cardiology 2014 in Kazan

The Russian National Congress of Cardiology 2014 took place in Kazan, 24-26 September 2015.

The Russian National Congress of Cardiology 2014 took place in Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan (24-26 September 2014).

Nearly 4 000 delegates from 191 towns and cities of Russia and 186 foreign participants from 25 countries gathered to share science, friendship and collaborate.

A comprehensive and challenging scientific programme listed 170 scientific sessions over four days and included lectures by  leading Russian specialists and first-class international experts, including:

  • ESC President, Prof. Fausto Pinto, FESC, Portugal
  • Immediate ESC Past-President, Prof. Panos Vardas, FESC, Greece
  • Presidents and representatives of National Cardiac Societies from France, the Netherlands, Finland, Serbia, Romania, Macedonia (FYROM), and Lebanon.

Focus on the next generation

During the Russian National Congress of Cardiology 2014, a meeting with the students of the Kazan State Medical University and the Russian and European distinguished professors also took place.

The meeting included a lecture from President by Prof. Panos Vardas, FESC and a challenging discussion of a rare clinical case with Prof. Keith Fox, FESC. The President of the Russian Society of Cardiology, Prof. Evgeny Shlyakhto, FESC gave a talk on innovations and translational research in Cardiology.

The meeting was both very interesting and extremely important, as successful communication with young specialists is one of the priorities for the Russian Society of Cardiology.