(Russian) Приглашение

 

Dear colleagues!

The Organizing Committee cordially invites you to participate in the IV International Congress on “Current trends of modern cardio-thoracic surgery”, supported by the Russian Ministry of Health, the Government of St. Petersburg, the St. Petersburg Research Institute Phthisiopulmonology , the St. Petersburg State University, the Pirogov’s Surgical Society, and the Russian Association of Thoracic Surgeons.

The congress program will focus on actual problems of cardiac, vascular, and thoracic surgery, general surgery, anesthesiology, infectiology, and modern imaging techniques in the cardiothoracic field.

Keynote lectures will be presented by Prof. P. Yablonsky, Prof. A. Haverich and Prof. RR. Favaloro, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the first direct myocardial revascularization.

Life operations will be broadcasted into congress halls offering an opportunity for interactive discussions with some of the best cardiac and thoracic surgeons in the field.

The second day is dedicated to postgraduate education. The school will be presented together with the ESTS and will focus on complications in thoracic surgery. For successful participation in ECMO-School_ a certificate will be granted by Hannover Medical School.

“The Championship of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery”, inaugurated during the Congress in 2013, between experts from Russia, Europe, and the United States, will again be part of this year’s congress.

On the third and fourth day, scientific symposia, round tables, and large poster sessions are planned. Also during the fourth day of the Congress, wet labs will be organized for cardio-thoracic surgeons.

The aim of the Congress is to mingle the best representatives in the field of cardio-thoracic surgery and related disciplines, and undoubtedly contributes to improving the quality of medical care in Russia. As last year we again expect more than two thousand participants.

An exhibition for manufacturers of medical instruments, products, equipment, as well as pharmaceutical companies will be hosted during the Congress.

Submission of abstracts is open until April 30, 2014 via e-mail: ct2014@inbox.ru.

Online registration via: www.thoracic.ru.

We warmly welcome 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 Peter 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