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2022 STS/EACTS Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference

Thursday, December 1, 2022 to Saturday, December 3, 2022



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The 4th annual STS/EACTS Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference will take place in Cartagena, Colombia, December 1-3, 2022.

The program will feature a world-class, international faculty who will address and explore the latest developments and best practices in coronary artery disease, congenital heart disease, thoracic aortic disease, atrial fibrillation, and the surgical management of heart failure. Attendees will have access to simultaneous translation in English and Spanish. 

In addition to invited lectures and keynote presentations, the program will feature original scientific abstracts in oral and poster sessions, technical videos related to procedural expertise, trials and quality outcomes sessions, and interactive panel discussions. The final day of the conference will conclude with industry-sponsored hands-on workshops on the topics of mitral & tricuspid valve repair and aortic valve repair/valve sparing and the Ross procedure.

October 1–Abstract Submissions Due  
Submit an abstract for presentation consideration at the conference in one of 10 categories related to cardiovascular surgery. Accepted submissions will be presented as oral presentations or scientific posters. Review the abstract guidelines, then submit for the opportunity to share your research with an international audience.  

October 1–Travel Award Applications Due
The Thoracic Surgery Foundation is offering travel scholarships (to cover attendance fees and travel costs) to support cardiothoracic surgeons, physicians, and residents at under-resourced institutions who treat underserved patients and who demonstrate a financial need. Learn more and apply.