Dear Colleagues,


It is a distinct pleasure for me to announce the 14th International Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery (UCCVS) Congress which will be held at the Royal Seginus Convention Center in Antalya, Turkey on April 5-8, 2018. The scientific level, high quality and dynamic scientific program format, being a unique platform for cardiologists and cadiovascular surgeons have made the Congress a star in the country and in the Region.


As in the previous editions the Scientific Program of 14th UCCVS Congress will be enriched by the Valve Summit, International Forum of Arrhythmias (IFA), Interventional Cardiology Mediterraean (IC-MED) Meeting, Pulmonary Hypertension Summit, Heart Failure Summit, Hypertension Summit, Adult Congenital Heart Summit. We will also have joint sessions with the American Heart Association, Heart Rhythm Society and many other internatioal scientific bodies.


Moreover, Advanced Echocardiography Course, ECMO Course, Aortic and Mitral Hands on Valve Repair Wet Lab Courses and Anastomotic Simulation Skills Lab will create the other interactive parts of the scientific program.


The Program Committee promise to provide the most updated, interesting and most interactive scientific programme coloured by Live Transmissions from international and national cath labs and ORs.


All accepted abstracts of the congress will be published as a supplement to "The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery" or "American Journal of Cardiology" according to their contents and the author's will.


It is an honor for us to invite you to join your collegues to exchange ideas and networking at the unique international platform of the 14th UCCVS Congress which brings cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons together.


See you in Antalya,the Mediterranean pearl in the Spring !


Sincerely,


Prof. Ali OTO, MD,FESC, FACC,FHRS,FISHNE

President, 14th UCCVS Congress