The Congress of ASCVTS 2018 will be held in Russia, which is truly Euro-Asian country, for the first time. Moscow, the hosting city, is a city with centuries-old cultural traditions, renowned scientific achievements and hospitable and friendly citizens.
ASCVTS 2018 promises to be a great opportunity for congressional sessions, focusing on the vital problems of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, cardiology, endovascular surgery and related specialties. We hope that the days of the Congress will be marked by interesting lectures, presentations, discussions, debates, poster sessions and master-classes.
Delegates from many countries around the world will share their experience in applying advanced methods of treatment in the field of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, as well as valuable academic researches and cases. A wide-ranging scientific program consisting of lectures, symposia and presentation on the most critical issues challenging the most knowledge-intensive field of medicine will be covered. Moreover, the postgraduate course in conjunction with the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) focusing on cutting-edge technology and innovation in cardiovascular surgery will also be in the Program. Every program and session of this event would be carefully designed to provide a meaningful and fruitful content to all the participants.
Along with the extensive scientific program, delegates and guests of the Congress will be able to get acquainted with the traditions and cultural heritage of the state of Russia, visit museums and concert halls, theatrical and circus performances.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
9:15 a.m. Complex bileaflet repair: Advanced techniques - David H. Adams, MD
1:06 p.m. Ischemic mitral regurgitation: An evidence-based approach - David H. Adams, MD
4:00 p.m. Patch augmentation and redo mitral valve repair - David H. Adams, MD