The International Andreas Gruentzig Society is an international educational society of physicians and scientists interested in cardiovascular health sciences and related fields. Society members cooperate in the advancement of knowledge and education through research, publication, study and teaching in the fields of cardiovascular disease. In addition, the society
(a) fosters the continuing development of the specialties of health sciences in the cardiovascular and related fields as an art and science;
(b) improves the methods of teaching cardiovascular therapeutic techniques;
(c) stimulates interest in the study of diseases of the vessel wall and research in treating cardiovascular disease;
(d) fosters communication and fellowships between top tier, international investigators, clinicians and Industry Researchers/Developers, in the specialties of interventional radiology, cardiology, surgery, regenerative medicine and neuroradiology, who work towards developing novel products and/or techniques for the treatment of cardiac, vascular and structural disease;
(e) conducts a scientific meeting every other year amongst the above mentioned specialties in order to provide a platform for presenting problems, offering solutions and debating innovations with the end goal of advancing products and/or techniques for treating cardiac, vascular and structural diseases:
(f) publishes the proceedings from the scientific meetings in a medical journal to disseminate the knowledge and conclusions accomplished during the meeting throughout the medical community.