(WCCI) Warsaw Course on Cardiovascular Interventions is one of the most important conferences in Warsaw under the auspices of the Association of Cardiovascular Interventions (AISN) Polish Cardiac Society. It brings together cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and specialists from around the world. Multimedia presentations, simultaneous conferences and interactive practical workshops organized by the Foundation for Interventional Cardiology Support held under the auspices of Invasive Cardiology Clinic of the Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Interior and Department of Interventional Cardiology and Angiology of the Institute of Cardiology in Warsaw.
On April 10-12, the 23rd edition of Warsaw Course on Cardiovascular Interventions was held, accompanied by the first edition of the WAR-CTO Symposium.
This year’s WCCI themes were coronary revascularization, the second revolves around structural heart diseases and valvular heart disease and peripheral artery disease. One of the most important aspects of our event were also two policy sessions (Family hypercholesterolaemia – is the current reimbursement optimal? and Acute ischemic stroke therapy program – summaries of the first months) with experts in cardiology, neurology, lipidology or health care management, as well as representatives of the Polish decision-making institutions. The traditional point of the workshops were live cases from centers in Warsaw, Budapest, Brno and Toulouse.
As every year, the WCCI expert committee also awarded the Andreas Prize to honor the outstanding contribution to cardiology in the last twelve months or the overall activity. This time, it was received by two specialists – prof. Tadeusz Przewłocki (John Paul II Hospital in Krakow) and prof. Petr Kala (University Hospital in Brno).
On April 10, 2019, the first edition of WAR-CTO Symposium will be held. Percutaneous revascularization of CTO is challenging, and has been constantly evolving with unparalleled improvements of equipment and techniques, not seen in other fields of coronary interventions. The Warsaw CTO Symposium is a one-day course featuring the latest technical advancements and state-of-the-art technologies […]
We are pleased to announce that thanks to the honorary Patronage of the Senate Health Commission, by the decision of its chairman, Senator Waldemar Kraski, she took over WCCI Workshop 2018.