Nuclear Cardiologists from 18 Countries Will Meet in Cuba

The application of multimodality approach with cost-effectiveness of imaging techniques in cardiology is one of the objectives of the event, told Prensa Latina the president of the organizing committee, Amalia Peix.

The contribution of nuclear cardiology to therapy guided by the amount of ischemia, as well as applications of positron emission tomography (PET) in this specialty are among the last innovations for the appointment, she highlighted.

Nuclear cardiology and heart failure, strategies for dose reduction, echocardiography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are also some of the main topics to be discussed, she added.

Prior to the conference, it will be carried out the first coordination meeting of a new regional project sponsored by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), aimed at training on the value of nuclear techniques for diagnosis and prognostic evaluation of patients with disease will develop coronary.

Several personalities will distinguish the Congress, including Maurizio Dondi, Consultant of the Section of the IAEA Nuclear Medicine’s Division of Human Health, and Erick Alexanderson, president of the Mexican Society of Cardiology.

Renowned Americans specialists as Richard Chazal and Brian Abbott, president of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, respectively, will also be present.

The VII Iberoamerican Congress of nuclear cardiology and cardiac imaging will run until the 18th at Havana’s Hotel Nacional.


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