6th Congress

 

Dear colleagues!

We cordially invite you to participate in the 6th International Congress «Current trends of modern cardiothoracic surgery», supported by the Russian Ministry of Health, the Government of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Research Institute Phthisiopulmonology, St. Petersburg State University, Pirogov’s Surgical Society, Northwest Medical Research Center, the Russian Association of Thoracic Surgeons, National Association of TB specialists, Research Institute of Circulation Pathology named by E. Meshalkin (Novosibirsk), European Society of Thoracic Surgery and Hannover Medical School (MHH).

Date: June 09-11, 2016
Venue: Hotel Crowne Plaza Airport (str. Startovaya, 6A).

The alternatives in cardiothoracic surgery are the main issue of the Congress this year. The program will be composed of the presentations devoted to alternative approaches to common and rare diseases of the heart and major vessels, lungs and mediastinum, as well as burning issues of chest organ transplantation, anesthesiological support and modern imaging methods in cardiothoracic surgery.
The topics of special interest are:

* Re-do surgery on chest organs
* Strategy choice for primary and recurrent chest tumors
* Alternatives in heart valve surgery
* Simultaneous cardiothoracic procedures
* Pulmonary embolism and its complications
* Alternative approaches to bypass surgery
* Mechanical circulatory support for terminal heart failure
* Surgery for chest wall deformities
* Novel methods and technologies in minimally invasive thoracic surgery
* Surgery of infectious pulmonary diseases.

The first day would be traditionally devoted to live surgery, master-classes and schools provided be European Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the leading cardiac surgeons. Additionally the training “hands-on” courses would be organized. The second and third days comprise scientific sessions, round tables and poster sessions. During the Congress you may visit the exhibition, presenting the leading Russian and European pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers of medical equipment.
The Organizing Committee invites you to participate in the 6th International Congress «Current trends of modern cardiothoracic surgery».

We are looking forward to meeting you in St. Petersburg!

Co-President of the Congress, Chairman, Board of the Association of Thoracic Surgeons Director FGBI “St. Petersburg Research Institute of Phtisiopulmonology” Russian Ministry of Health Major thoracic surgeon of Russian Ministry of Health Chief surgeon of St. Petersburg Professor Piotr Yablonsky Co-President of the Congress, Director of Cardiothoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery Chairman, Surgical Center Hannover Medical School, Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Axel Haverich