Source: Islamic Republic News Agency
Mashad, Aug 21, IRNA - Head of Euro-Asian Heart Surgeon Society said that scientific abilities of Iranian heart surgeons and specialists is now competitive with those in the developed countries.
On the sidelines of the 6th International Razavi Cardiovascular Congress in Mashad, capital of the Razavi Khorasan province, Professor Sotiris Parapas told IRNA on Wednesday, I have travelled to Mashad more than 10 times so far and every year, I witness great progress concerning modern equipment and possibilities of the Mashad Ultra-Specialist Heart Hospital.
He added one of the wishes of the Razavi Hospital's specialists has been establishing Heart School, which started its work last year and Euro-Asian Heart Surgeon Society will cooperate with this school by all its means.
He continued that Iranian heart specialists and other specialists from countries of the region can attend courses here and get acquainted with new techniques in heart surgery.
The 6th International Razavi Cardiovascular Congress, simultaneously with the 2nd Cardiac Nursing Congress kicked off on Wednesday August 21 to 23 here in Mashad.
Head of Razavi Hospital Saeed Abdul-Hosseini said in a press conference here on Wednesday that 40 foreign heart specialists as well as many of Iranian specialists have attended the congress.
He said foreign experts participating at the congress are from Germany, Britain, India, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Greece, Canada, the United States, New Zealand, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, Spain, Korea, Syria, Romania, Pakistan, the Netherlands, China and Afghanistan.
Abdul-Hosseini added that the number of foreign guests of the congress this year has doubled compared with last year.
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