About Us

“Silk Vein Road” is a project of the Georgian Association of Angiologists and Vascular surgeons (GAAVS) and v-WIN foundation. The goal of the project is to strengthen and regularize educational and scientific cooperation between European, Asian and African specialists.

First, this collaboration is needed to converge approaches in the management of venous and lymphatic diseases. It is also necessary to increase the access of specialists from different regions to educational resources and, finally, to raise awareness both in non-vascular specialists and in the general population.

The project is conceived as a permanent, cyclical series of educational activities of various types (virtual, attendance, hybrid). The continuity and cyclicity of the project will have a wave character, the peak moments of which will be represented by international events, among which theoretical (symposium, webinar) and practical (workshop) events focused on specific issues will be held.

International Meeting SILK VEIN ROAD is about:

➤ Full spectrum of Phlebology, Lymphology and a comprehensive academy program.

➤ A diverse scientific program

➤ Present the most recent advances, exchange the latest science

➤ Discuss the newest clinical applications designed to improve patient care

➤ Important scientific discourse and advancement

➤ Fantastic opportunity for vascular specialists from different countries to come together

➤ Connect with colleagues to have a meeting in person in a warm friendly atmosphere

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About GAAVS – Georgian Association of Angiologists and Vascular Surgeons.

The Georgian Association of Angiologists and Vascular Surgeons was founded in 1998 and united all the specialists working in this field in our country.

The main goal of the association's activity is - Implementation and development of medical science and practical achievements in the fields of angiology and vascular surgery in Georgia; getting education and skills of specialists; Facilitate conducting research in the field of cardiovascular physiology, pathology, biology, disease treatment and dissemination of the obtained results.

Standardization of the classification and nomenclature of vascular diseases, as well as the main methods of diagnosis and treatment in accordance with international standards, in order to create unified statistics of vascular diseases in the country. Elaboration and refinement of Georgian angiological terminology.

Conducting sessions, lectures, seminars, conferences and meetings of scientific and practical meetings.

Development of scientific and practical, as well as organizational relations with the head and regional organizations of Georgian medical and foreign angiology and vascular surgery.

Member of UIP since 2016.