Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference: Abstract Submission Closes Next Friday, August 3, 2018



The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery invite you to submit an abstract for the upcoming second annual
Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference, which will be held November 15-17 in Cartagena, Colombia.

Abstract topics include the multidisciplinary approach to:

– Coronary artery disease
– Valvular heart disease
– Thoracic aortic disease
– Congenital heart disease – new for 2018!
– Atrial fibrillation
– Surgical management of heart failure

Check out the preliminary program, and if you are interested in submitting an abstract for consideration as an oral or poster presentation, review the Abstract Submission Instructions and Policies and submit your abstract by Friday, August 3.

If you have questions about abstract submission, contact STS Education Manager Michelle Taylor at

You also can register for the conference. Bring your whole cardiac surgery team to this important event. Early bird registration rates are in effect through August 14, 2018. Scholarship applications will be available soon through The Thoracic Surgery Foundation.

If you have any questions about registration or housing, contact