To the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

The Association was founded in 1986 and now represents over 3,000 surgeons, perfusionists and allied health professionals across the world.

Our mission is:

  • To advance education in the field of cardiac, thoracic and vascular interventions;
  • To promote and disseminate research into cardiovascular  and thoracic physiology, pathology and therapy

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Annual Meeting Milan

Preview the Scientific Programme HERE

Programme Highlights:
- Our NEW Abstract Rapid Response Sessions;
- Circulating Viewpoints: Paternalism to partnership: sharing the responsibility;
- The Wetlabs and Endoscopic Port-Access Mitral Valve Simulator Drylabs;

11-15 October 2014 >>

Book now for:

Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (20-21 October)
- AM: Congenital Surgery (27-31 October)
Heart Failure: State of the Art and Future Perspectives (10-14 November)

Academy Programme >>

The EACTS Skills Programme

The EACTS Academy is pleased to offer advanced training programmes in surgical skills and has collaborated with experienced surgeons to develop these. The Skills Programme will offer up to four separate modules for instruction where one can obtain different competencies. 

Find out more >>


The April issue of the EACTS News is now available. Find out about the Academy courses that have taken place this year, read about how our 2013 award winners are getting on, and get a preview of what's in store at the Annual Meeting in Milan!

Download the EACTS News here.

Oct -Dec 2014 Courses

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