This year the congress had a record number of attendees from different countries of the world – 3 350. Director of Tyumen Cardiology Center, Vadim A. Kuznetsov took an active part in the work of the congress. He had been invited to chair the session of moderated posters “Contrast – Atrial Function”. The session was a big success. It raised much interest and many questions of the audience.
Vadim A. Kuznetsov also participated in the meeting of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Echocardiography. It should be reminded that since October 2008 he has been a member of the Editorial Board of the journal and has been actively collaborating with it.
Within the congress the exhibition of national societies of cardiovascular ultrasound was traditionally held. Russian Chapter of the International Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound (RCISCU) which had been established on the basis of Tyumen Cardiology Center was the only participant from Russia. The RCISCU provided its stand and information materials at the congress. It should be mentioned that Board of the RCISCU includes eminent Russian and foreign specialists. Chairman of the Board is Professor Vadim A. Kuznetsov.