Russia

Member since: September 2012

Local contact


Country Champion

Prof. Bagrat G. Alekyan

Prof. E.V. Shlyakhto
Prof. Vladimir Ganyukov



Project Manager

Anna Bashkireva



Participating organisations

  • Russian Scientific Society of Endovascular Therapies
  • Russian Society of Cardiology
  • Sibеrian Assoсiation of Intеrvеntional Cаrdiologists

Sibеrian Assoсiation of Intеrvеntional Cаrdiologists

The Siberian Association of Interventional Cardiologists has joined the Stent Save a Life Initiative in September, 2012.

In 2013, another Russian region, the region of Samara, with the population of more than 3 mln. people, joined the SSL project and, in early 2015, SSL in Russia already included 5 regions, totaling up to 11 mln. people.

The goal of the SSL Siberia is to implement primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) program to treat patients with acute coronary syndrome, in particular ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), in order to lower the mortality of the Russian population. Consequently, one of the most important objectives is to increase awareness and change the perception of the population, regional and national governments and medical professionals about the role of primary PCI in the treatment of STEMI.


The Stent Save a Life initiative aims to improve the delivery of care and patient access to the life saving indications of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (p-PCI), thereby reducing mortality and morbidity in patients suffering from acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

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