Apr 242021
 

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On April 22–24, the 8th Global Educational Forum – Russian Cardiovascular Days took place in Saint Petersburg.

The event brought together doctors of various specialties: intensivists, cardiologists, neurologists, general physicians, X-ray and ultrasound specialists, radiation therapists, cardiovascular surgeons, functional diagnosticians.

The interactive programme of the Forum included clinical case discussions in the light of the latest ESC guidelines as well as lectures on the modern problems of cardiology. Leading Russian and European experts discussed the most challenging issues and interacted with the audience.

The event covered different topics on acute coronary syndrome, arrhythmias, cardiovascular prevention, heart failure and difficult clinical cases. Special focus was made on the latest ESC guidelines on pulmonary thromboembolism, chronic coronary artery syndrome, supraventricular arrhythmias. Also, Russian and foreign opinion leaders discussed the issues of imaging in cardiology, TAVI and adherence to therapy.

The Forum was not online-only. It was one of the first in-person gatherings after a long time of event bans due to Covid-19 and was held with due observance of all precautions.

See the website of the Russian Society of Cardiology for more information.