This conference, led by Program Directors Juan P. Umama, MD (El Rosario University/Fundacion Cardioinfantil in Bogota, Colombia), Vinod H. Thourani, MD (MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute in Washington, DC, USA), Nestor F. Sandoval, MD (Fundacion Cardioinfantil in Bogota, Colombia), Jose L. Pomar, MD, PhD (University of Barcelona, Spain), Manuel J. Antunes, MD, PhD, DSc (University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal), and Joseph E. Bavaria, MD (University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, USA), is a 2.5-day educational activity that will provide a unique and innovative format for the attendees, highlighting the management of cardiovascular surgical diseases.
Sessions will incorporate not only invited lectures from a world-class international faculty on traditional and new technology procedures, but also original scientific abstracts presented in oral and poster sessions. They will concentrate on the multidisciplinary approach to coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, thoracic aorta disease, atrial fibrillation, and the surgical management of heart failure. New this year, select presentations will focus on congenital heart disease. An integral component will be invited technical videos related to procedural expertise in these disease processes, followed by robust panel discussions. This innovative conference will provide attendees access to the highest level of education with the goal of improved patient management.
Abstract submission is now closed. If you have any questions regarding a submitted abstract, contact the STS Education Department.
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The STS/EACTS Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference has been assessed by Ethical MedTech and is COMPLIANT with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice.