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Dear Colleagues and friends,
It is our great pleasure to invite you to be part of the joint conference between BEC 2023 that will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria in September, 2023. The congress is facilitated by the World Federation for Interventional Stroke Treatment (WIST) with the aim to ensure that acute catheter based stroke intervention procedures are only performed by well-trained interventionists. With the support and affiliation of ISEVS and WIST, the joint meeting BEC 2023 will be the most important local and regional endovascular meeting for this year.

BEC  2023 • Hilton Hotel Sofia, Bulgaria
15-16 september

BEC 2023 is supported by the World Federation for Interventional Stroke Treatment (WIST), Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology, Bulgarian National Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Bulgarian Society of Interventional Radiology and Bulgarian Society of Neurosurgery and with the support of all ISEVS and its esteemed worldwide members. BEC&ICCA 2023 will be the interdisciplinary live course, designed to provide a platform for discussion about the „vascular patients“ head-to-toe by integrating colleagues of different specialties from around the world who are performing endovascular interventions.

Main focus of the congress will be acute stroke predisposing factors like atrial fibrillation, heart failure, carotid stenosis and catheter-based stroke and carotid arteries procedures; aortic arch and supra-aortic procedures; peripheral vascular interventions, etc. We will perform LIVE Cases, hands-on training sessions, young investigators sessions and many satellite session by interests. We expect a large, geographically diverse audience from Central and South-East Europe (incl. Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia, Kosovo, Turkiye, Greece, Moldova and probably from all over the world with the decision to join ICCA congress) and expert lecturers from 5 continents.

The congress is designed for broad range of specialties dealing with vascular and neurovascular pathology - interventional cardiologists, angiologists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, stroke management specialists, healthcare decision makers, vascular medicine specialists, cardiac and vascular surgeons, nurses practitioners, cath lab technicians, and other health care professionals with a special interest in the field of interventional and vascular medicine, all potentially interested in modern and up to date products, medical devices and equipment. We hope that you would consider taking a primary and significant role as one of the leading companies in the healthcare and especially in endovascular treatment of all vascular diseases. I hope that you would get back to us with your vision to become part of the one of most important cardiovascular events of the year. We rely very much on your support that will make possible the organization of one of the more important regional and global medical meetings. Accept our greetings and gratitude in advance!

Prof. Ivo Petrov, MD, PhD                               
Prof. Vassil Chervenkov, MD, PhD               
Prof. Vassil Velchev, MD, PhD                        
Course Directors, BEC                          

Dr. Zoran Stankov,
Dr. Nadelin Nikolov,
Presidents of Bulgarian Society of Endovascular Therapy

what to expect

Live sessions with training

unique live presentation of procedures and demonstration with discussion. Endovascular topics from “head-to-toe” 

"how-to-do” sessions

hands-on experience covering all of the theory and practical applications of endovascular interventions in diffеrent vascular beds


You will catch you their data, opinions, advancements