UPMC-ISMETT: International Online Conference on Cardiology

Conferenza Online Internazionale di Cardiologia_UPMC-ISMETT

June 24-26, 2021 – UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and ISMETT present the International Online Conference “Management Of Cardiovascular Diseases: A Look At The Present And A Glance Into The Future. Focus On Aortic Valve Disease And Heart Failure”, accredited on Agenas for the provision of n. 18 CME credits (only for Italian participants). The three-day event will bring together some of the most distinguished cardiology Italian and International experts.

New technologies are changing the practice of medicine and surgery, posing new challenges to physicians involved in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. This virtual, interactive course, organized by UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute e ISMETT, is dedicated to all health professionals, researchers, and scientists, whose area of interest is the field of cardiovascular diseases. It will enable participants (cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular imaging specialists, anaesthesiologists, cardiovascular researchers, allied health professionals, and bioengineers) to have the opportunity to spend three days with internationally recognized experts in the field of cardiovascular disease. This course will focus on aortic valve disease, aortic aneurysms, and on special aspects of heart failure. The expertise and knowledge of a top-class interdisciplinary faculty will provide a comprehensive review of the topics addressed.

At the completion of the course, participants will have had the opportunity to:

  • Gain additional knowledge of state of the art, innovative scientific and technological advances to be considered and implemented in the daily practice across various clinical scenarios
  • Engage with world renown cardiovascular disease experts to promote a scientific network encouraging individual professional growth.

The event, which is free to all attendees, will be live streamed in English.

For further information on how to register and participate: cardiovascular.govirtual.it

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Find our medical centers in Italy (Sicily, Lazio, Tuscany)


The Italian division of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with facilities in Rome (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at San Pietro FBF, oncology radiotherapy and UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital), Palermo (ISMETT IRCCS, organ transplants and highly specialized therapies and Ri.MED Foundation, research), Chianciano Terme (UPMC Institute for Health, preventive medicine and Medical Gym), Mirabella Eclano (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at Villa Maria, oncology radiotherapy).


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