Faculties and participants from all over the world including great number of attendees from Latin and Central America took part in the Congress. An excellent scientific program encompassing various aspects of interest to practicing physicians and surgeons has been planned.
Professor Vadim A. Kuznetsov, MD, Chairman of the Russian Chapter of ISCU, Director of Tyumen Cardiology Center, was the only invited lecturer from Russia. He presented a lecture on application of portable echocardiographic devices which aroused a big interest of the audience.
Russian Chapter of ISCU participated in the Congress demonstrating the stand of the society and other information materials.
The Congress took place in the city Cartagena de Indias, which beauty and singularity of sights are amazing. The old center of Cartagena incorporates buildings of the colonial period which were declared by UNESCO to be cultural heritage of the mankind.