Distinguished Colleagues, Dear Friends,

It is a great pleasure as well as an honour for me to invite you to the 8th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery (UCCVS) which will be held on March 01-04, 2012 at Maxx Royal Convention Centre in Antalya/Turkey.

As usual, UCCVS Congress will run in 2 main halls with an ultra interactive scientific program with live transmissions of interventional cardiological procedures and cardiovascular operations from national and international cathlabs and ORs enriched by interactive presentations with keypads.

Traditional Techno Courses of UCCVS Congress this year will glitter with Hands On Wet Lab Mitral Valve Repair Course, VATS Course, Cardiac Morphology Course, Advanced Echocardiography Course, Cardiovascular Nursing Course, Perfusionist and Cath Lab Technician Course.

All abstracts that are accepted to our congress will be published in the supplement of Heart Surgery Forum and International Journal of Cardiology with respect to the participants preference.

The scientific platform, distinguish faculty, extraordinary scientific program , attractive social activities and the legendary historical and natural beauty of the congress venue are some great reasons to attend to the 8th Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery.

We look forward to welcoming you in Antalya.

Best regards

Prof Oztekin OTO, MD, FESC, FACC
President of Congress

European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology

The 8th Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 24 hours of External CME credits. Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)."