HAVANA, Apr 14 (PL) The 7th Iberoamerican Congress on Nuclear Cardiology, which begins today, is an opportunity for young specialists to learn about the latest technology and also exchange experiences, the president of the organizing committee, Amalia Peix said at the opening ceremony.
During the ceremony, the also president of nuclear cardiology section of the Cuban Society of Cardiology, stressed the importance of the event, in which more than 200 Latin American, European and US specialists participate, including the president of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), Dr. Brian Abbot, MD.
Peix also told Prensa Latina that from the Cuba prepares for a technological and professional development to progress in nuclear cardiology to contribute to the use of imaging techniques in cardiovascular diagnoses to effectively predict risks and select the treatment of each patient.
In the morning, the head of the department of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging at Brigham Women’s Hospital in Boston gave a masterly lecture on the current role of nuclear cardiology against emerging methods. Throughout the day, other conferences and workshops were held focused on the contribution of nuclear cardiology in the heart failure treatment.
This 7th Iberoamerican Congress on Nuclear Cardiology is sponsored by the ASNC, the Cuban Public Health Ministry, the American College of Cardiology; among other institutions, and will be held until April 16 in Havana.