The XXVIth World Congress of the International Union of Angiology (IUA) will take place at the Hilton Hotel, Sydney, Australia from Sunday 10th to Thursday 14th August 2014.
The IUA is a Society for Vascular Biology, Medicine, Surgery and Phlebology, with the red, blue and yellow rings of the IUA logo signifying the full spectrum of arterial, venous and lymphatic disorders which will be presented at the Sydney meeting. The Congress will be held in conjunction with the Australasian College of Phlebology 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting, and in association with the International Society for Vascular Surgery, the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, theAustralian and New Zealand Society of Phlebology, , the Australian Wound Management Association, with participation of theRoyal Society of Medicine Vascular Medicine Section, the Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group, the French Society of Vascular Medicine, the Italian Society for Angiology and Vascular Medicine, the International Surgical Thrombosis Forum and other vascular societies and institutions affiliated with the IUA.
The program will feature multidisciplinary symposia, key-note lectures, free paper sessions, consensus meetings and workshops on a wide range of topics, including arterial and venous thrombosis, anti-thrombotic and anti-platelet drugs, aortic and arterial aneurysms, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, atherosclerotic risk factors and screening, prevention and management of acute stroke, hypertension, peripheral arterial disease, critical limb ischaemia, diabetes and related complications,endovascular treatment of arterial and venous disease, vascular malformations, lymphoedema, wound management, evidence based medicine, vascular imaging, prevention and management of venous thromboembolism and chronic venous disease.
This will be the first time that the biennial IUA world congress has come to this region. Vascular physicians, angiologists, cardiologists, haematologists, vascular surgeons, phlebologists, interventional radiologists, vascular sonographers, scientists, wound care specialists and vascular nurses are invited to visit Australia in August 2014 where Sydney will provide an ideal venue for a unique and productive multidisciplinary scientific exchange for delegates from around the world to the XXVIth World Congress of the International Union of Angiology.
Professor John Fletcher,