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Executives of the

What event in medicine can be

Society of Cardiology

called the beginning of national

in the USSR and Russia


P. E .

E. I.

R . G.

V. A .

E . V.

Lu ko m s k y

Cha zov

O gan ov

Lyu sov

S h lyak hto

All Union Scientific Society of Cardiology P. E. Lukomsky 1963—1975 E. I. Chazov 1975—1986 R. G. Oganov 1986—1991 V. A. Lyusov 1991—1993 All Union Scientific Society was renamed in 1993 into All Russian Scientific Society of Cardiology V. A. Lyusov 1993—1999 R. G. Oganov 1999—2011 All Russian Scientific Society of Cardiology was renamed in 2011 the Russian Society of Cardiology E. V. Shlyakhto 2011 — present

This could be the creation of sound method of blood pressure measuring by N. S. Korotkov, which he stated about on November 7, 1905 in the Medical-Surgical Academy in St. Petersburg. Theorists and clinicians developing the issue of atherosclerosis would fairly insist that by the importance and contribution to the world of medical science the works of N. N. Anichkov, published in 1910—1912, determined the formation of cardiology area in national medicine. The patriarch of cardiology, the first president of the International Society of Cardiology , Paul White, connected the beginning of Russian cardiology with the works of one of the founders of electrophysiology A. F. Samoylov. The history of cardiology (in Russia and as well as in the Soviet Union) in all textbooks and monographs began with two medical events. It was the work of V. P. Obraztsov and N. D. Strazhesko and in which for the first time in 1910 there was described a clinical picture of myocardial infarction, and N. N. Anichkov who published in 1912 the cholesterol theory of the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis which he had developed. These works received international acclaim and became fundamental in the study of heart diseases.