Meet the Experts/Challenging Cases

Meet the Experts submission is CLOSED.  Deadline for submission 30 July 2017 @ 23:59 GMT
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We are happy to invite you to a forum that we have created to discuss difficult cases with experts. We are organizing a session with a concept “Meet the experts”. During this session case reports sent by delegates will be discussed with an expert panel and the audience. The idea is to stimulate discussion on difficult cases and dissect the problems in details with expert panel.

We have designated three subjects and invited 5 panelists for each subject. These case reports should relate to difficult decision-making problems. The subjects of this year “Meet the experts” session are:

  • Aortic and Mitral valve reconstruction
  • Complex aortic disease
  • Extensive resection for lung cancer

We hereby invite members and colleagues around the world to submit case reports according to specific guidelines as shown below.
The deadline for submission of case reports is 30 July 2017.

Peyman Sardari Nia MD, PhD

Chairman, EACTS Surgical Training and Manpower Committee

Instructions to Authors

Please follow the instructions below otherwise your submission cannot be selected for review.

  • Abstract submission – 5 Power Point Slides are required template here
  • Case reports should be submitted in one of the following subjects:
    • Aortic and Mitral valve reconstruction
    • Complex aortic disease
    • Extensive resection for lung cancer
  • The PowerPoint slides language is English
  • The title should NOT be printed in CAPITAL LETTERS. There should be no more than 8 authors
  • Minimal font size is 20
  • The use of tables or graphs is possible and advised
  • The text and the title should be free from abbreviations, except those commonly used (e.g. LVEF, CABG, VSD, ASD et cetera)
  • These case reports presentation should not exceed 5 minutes to expert panel for discussion.
  • The PowerPoint presentation should end with one or few questions for the expert panel and audience.