Welcome address from the President of the Central European Vascular Forum Prof. Salvatore Novo

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is really a great honour and pleasure for me to welcome you on the occasion of the Central European Vascular Forum – Course 2019, this year organized jointly with the European Society for Vascular Medicine - Congress 2019 and the International Union of Angiology - Eurochap Meeeting 2019, which is to be held in Ljubljana, a very attractive european town.

I am very glad to have the possibility to express my best gratitude and thanks to Professor Matija Kozak, Congress President and to Professor Pavel Poredos, President of the Scientific Committee, both from the University of Ljubljana, and to their coworkers for the outstanding activity in preparing this scientific event.

The organization of this scientifc event under the umbrella of three scientific Socities, the CEVF together with the ESVM and the IUA-Eurochap, will be guarantee of a most important particpation of scientis deriving from all countries of Europe and not only, so that there will be more intense and interesting discussion on topic of relevant importance, including the disease of the arterial and venous system as well as of the lymphatic one and it will consent the opportunity to obtain a state-of the-art update on management of all vascular disorders.

We hope also in a large participation of young vascular specialists to give them an educational opportunity and the possibility to be active scientifically.

Allow me to express my gratitude and conviction that we will spend together an unforgotable time in the city of Ljubljana.

Welcome again and may we have a fruitful Meeting in Ljubljana.


Salvatore Novo, MD, FESC
President of the CEVF