CROWN PRINCE ALEXANDER OPENS FIFTH INTERNATIONAL
SUMMIT OF INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGISTS
Belgrade, 5 April 2009 – His Royal Highness Crown
Prince Alexander II officially opened today the
International Summit of Interventional Cardiologists
taking place in Belgrade from 5 – 8 April at Hotel M, Best Western.
Beside His Royal Highness, the gathering was also
addressed by Professor Miodrag Ostojic, President of The Serbian
Heart Foundation, Doc. Nevena Karanovic, State Secretary for Health
and Mrs. Sanja Pajovic, State Secretary in the Ministry of Science
and Technological Development.
In his speech the Crown Prince emphasized: “I am
proud that my wife, Crown Princess Katherine is member of the board
of the Foundation “For Your Heart“ which will help reduce the number
of deaths from cardiovascular disease.
Being fully aware of the times we live in and
that mortality of cardiovascular diseases is very high, I hope that
this four day event will provide some new knowledge and new skills
to its participants.
Those new methods should help you to better,
faster and more efficiently treat your patients. I hope that you
will discuss the ways of prevention of cardiovascular diseases, as
well, because it is extremely important”.
The Fifth International Summit of Interventional
Cardiologists (BASICS+) is held under the auspices of Their Royal
Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine.
During the Summit, there will be training courses
on bifurcations as well as a clinical seminar on coronary
physiology; the top international experts from this field will
perform numerous interventions on Serbian patients.
The Summit will be attended by a large number of
domestic and international experts who will be guests of Their Royal
Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine at
a reception in the White Palace, on Sunday, April 5, at 7.30 pm.