In early January, 2021 International Angiology Online Conference brought together leading phlebologists from Russia, Europe, Asia, North and South America.

Nowadays International Union of Angiology (IUA) is a society for vascular biology, vascular medicine, vascular surgery, endovascular interventions and phlebology. The IUA provides a focus for scientific endeavors across the complete spectrum of arterial, venous and lymphatic disorders. The Association of Phlebologists of Russia is the only professional association of specialists from Russia included in the IUA.

The conference was chaired by IUA President Professor Pier Luigi Antignani and renowned North American phlebologist Pauline Raymond-Martimbeau.
The conference focused on the sclerotherapy, EVLA (endogenous laser ablation), RFA (radiofrequency ablation), steam and adhesive obliteration of the saphenous veins, tactics of managing patients with venous malformations.

Igor A. Suchkov, RSMU Vice-Rector for Research and Innovative Development, President of the Association of Phlebologists of Russia, Doctor of Medical Sciences made a report at the invitation of the President of the IUA, Professor Pierre-Luigi Antinani.

It should be mentioned that scientific work of Russian phlebologists, the results of their practical activities have earned public recognition not only in Russia but also abroad.