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Join us for the 38th EACTS Annual Meeting

The world’s largest meeting of the cardiothoracic surgical community: 9 – 12 October 2024, Lisbon.

Join us on a journey of learning and discovery as we navigate new horizons in cardiothoracic surgery to improve patient outcomes.

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Why join EACTS?

Be part of a global community of more than 4,000 EACTS members and benefit from our world-class education, training and networking opportunities.

  • CONNECT EACTS connects the cardiothoracic community from around the world, providing opportunities to collaborate, share and learn together.
  • LEARN We provide first-class education and cutting-edge learning opportunities in cardiac, thoracic and vascular interventions tailored to meet surgeons’ experience and skill level. Our global reach enables us to tap into diverse internationally recognised surgical leaders, teachers and centres to support and share best practice within cardiothoracic surgical teams locally.
  • ACCESS Our members enjoy access to the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and member exclusive rates for open-access ICVTS, networking and education opportunities that will help you improve patient outcomes.
  • SET THE AGENDA Our members influence the future of cardiothoracic surgery and realise the EACTS vision: that with better skills and better surgery, we can deliver better patient outcomes.