With all means of warm and friendly welcome,I have the pleasure to welcome you to the "Iran CTO Meeting" that is held in collaboration with Euro CTO Club on July 27-28,2017 at Razavi Hospital,Mashhad,Iran.
Interventional cardiology with its dynamic nature is regarded as one of the fastest growing fields in medicine. Due to development of new technologies and innovative products as well as increasing the interventionists level of knowledge and experience,considerable progress has been achieved in CTO in recent years.
This two days meeting will be an excellent opportunity to benefit from the valuable experience of the Iranian colleagues and scholars as well as Euro CTO Club in order to make dramatic changes in Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) treatment.
I hope that you will enjoy the congress and that your interaction with your colleagues will stimulate a creative exchange of ideas and information.
CEO of Razavi Hospital & President of Congress
Mahmoud Mohammadzadeh Shabestari,M.D.
Chronic Total Occlusion(CTO) revascularization,in addition to angina and dyspnea relief,may provide additional benefits including avoidance of by-pass surgery and enhanced quality of life and survival. To achieve such clinical benefits,the procedure has to be technically successful and complications must be avoided.
As president of the Euro CTO club it is a great pleasure and honour to bring greetings from our club in this 10-year anniversary of the constitution of the Euro CTO Club to the Iran CTO Meeting at Razavi Hospital and collaborate with the Iranian interventional cardiological community to this great event.
This international meeting represents a unique opportunity for meeting experts,allowing open discussions on hot issues,challenging treatments and new therapeutic answers in a friendly environment.
We look forward to welcoming you
With best regards
Prof Alfredo R. Galassi
President of Euro CTO Club