We would like to welcome you to the website of the
23rd World Congress of the World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons
taking place from 12 – 15 September 2013 in Split, Croatia.

 

New and updated Brano Workshop & Conference Programme have been uploaded.

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MEDTRONIC WORKSHOPS | Expand your Skills – Control your Future
Medtronic Academia offers training formats to fit your educational needs
EVAR - Hands-on simulation
TEVAR - Hands-on simulation
TAVI - Hands-on simulation

CREDIT DESIGNATION
The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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WSCTS 2013 opening ceremony presentation

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The Top 10 of the "presented abstracts" Award
The Top 10 of the "presented abstracts" during the 23rd WSCTS World Congress in Split Croatia, will be selected by the WSCTS Program Committee and awarded by the Congress Chairman, Professor Dr. Bojan Biocina.
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Educational activities
All Educational activities are free of charge (on first come first serve basis).



CLINICAL APLICATION OF THE ECLS TECHNOLOGY, Post graduate course

THE BEST SOLUTION FOR AVR: PERCEVAL-S, Sorin Satellite Symposium 

THE ARIZONA SYMPOSIUM: ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEONS, Post grad .course

HOW TO SET UP A HOMOGRAFT BANK, Post graduate course

HIGH EFFICIENCY MINIMAL INVASIVE TECHNIQUES FOR CABG, Satellite Symposium 

DECISION MAKING IN PERIOPERATIVE BLEEDING MANAGEMENT, Post graduate course

MINIMALLY INVASIVE VALVE SURGERY, Post graduate course

OFF PUMP SURGERY, Post graduate course

MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION AT EXTREMES, Post graduate course

HANDS ON SIMULATOR TRAINING FOR TEVAR, simulator training course

ANASTOMOTIC SKILLS ROAD SHOW by Prof. Paul Sergeant, workshop

F ENABLE AORTIC VALVE PROSTHESIS ‘’FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION’’ by prof. Tomislav Klokočovnik , wet lab

SURGICAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ABLATION COURSE ON BOVINE HEARTS by Prof. Marko Turina, wet lab

HEARTWARE SYMPOSIUM, Satellite Symposium

MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT - THORATEC, Professional Satellite Symposium 

CORMATRIX – EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX FOR HEART TISSUE REGENERATION
by prof.  Darko Anić, dr. Dražen Belina, dr. René Leskovac (Croatia), wet lab

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All accepted Congress abstracts will be published as an online journal supplement in The Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery (IF 1.19) that encompasses all aspects of cardiothoracic surgery research.
After peer-review the best will be published in extenso in the aforementioned journal.


We are glad to announce that the Brano Radovancevic Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support Workshop will be organised as a pre-Congress meeting in Split from 10th to 11th September 2013.

Dear colleagues, I am proud and honored to invite you on the
23rd World Congress of the World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (W.S.C.T.S.)
WSCTS & SCTSSA are cooperating
The World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (WSCTS) & the Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons of South Africa (SCTSSA) are cooperating for the organization of the 23rd WSCTS World Congress, in Split Croatia. Distinguished members of the SCTSSA will participate in the 23rd WSCTS World Congress, while the WSCTS will support the SCTSSA Annual Cardiothoracic Conference 2013.
Early Hotel Booking
Early hotel booking with special price available until may 31, 2013.
Abstracts Submission
Abstract Submission Deadline no later than 1 June 2013.
W.S.C.T.S. Brochure
Download the W.S.C.T.S 2013, Split, Croatia Brochure here.
The World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons official site
go to web page
FAST LINKS

Links to some important services.

CONTACTS

For all the Information be free to contact us.

PCO:Spektar putovanja
Contact: Andrea Dragicevic
A: Tkalciceva 15 / III, 10000 Zagreb
T: 00 385 1 4862 612
F:00 385 1 4862 622
E: andrea@spektar-holidays.hr

IMPORTANT DATES

Congress dates: 12-15 September, 2013
Early bird registration deadline: before May 31, 2013
Hotel reservation deadline: May 31, 2013