1. VSCR Science Summit Public Health – Vascular Diseases

Vascular diseases are significant common diseases and undoubtedly the most common cause of illness and death. On 14 September 2018 the first Science Summit Public Health – Vascular diseases deals with non-coronary vascular diseases such as cerebral insult, thrombosis and large vessel embolism, as well as PAD. The updated concepts of emergency therapy and treatment in Austria in combination with modern imaging and X-ray assisted intervention are presented. New insights and strategies in the prevention and long-term treatment of vascular disease are of importance as well as updated guidelines of metabolic influence (blood sugar and lipids), management of blood pressure and blood coagulation in the secondary prophylaxis of vascular disease. The aim is to present a practice-relevant updates mediated by top experts.