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EACTS 2017

31st Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
EACTS 2017 in Vienna, Austria - October 7 - October 11, 2017

The EACTS Annual Meeting is the largest cardio-thoracic meeting in the world, attracting up to 4,500 physicians. The scientific program is focusing on current developments and research on four main specialties: acquired cardiac disease, congenital heart disease, vascular disease and thoracic disease, and will bring together surgeons, specialists, students, and experts from all over the globe.

Clinical Symposium: Circulatory Support in Heart Failure Patients
Review of Current Clinical Evidence & Guidelines in Cardiac Surgery

Date: Monday, October 9
Time: 12:45 – 14:00
Location: Room 0.49/0.50
Chairman: Andreas Boening (Gießen, Germany)

Speaker & Topics:

German guidelines for IABP indication and use
Georg Trummer (Freiburg, Germany)

Intra-aortic balloon pump – Evidence in cardiac surgery
Antje-Christin Deppe (Cologne, Germany)

IABP-daily practice in the ICU
Ingolf Eichler (Dortmund, Germany)

Assist Device Selection in heart failure patients
Petr Symersky (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Download the symposium invitation

Getinge Interactive Training Sessions

You are cordially invited to join one of the interactive training sessions to learn about the latest developments in the respective areas. There are limited seats available for each session, so please make sure you register at the registration desk on the training pavilion.

Monday, October 9

9:30 – 10:30
ECLS-Team simulation on clinical scenarios
Heartbeat Dutch perfusion services

11:00 – 12:00
Latest evidence and tips & tricks in Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting (EVH)
Cindy Blasewitz

14:00 – 15:00
ECLS-Team simulation on clinical scenarios
Heartbeat Dutch perfusion services

15:30 – 16:30
Aortic Atherosclerosis – how A-View protocol impacts mortality & stroke
Maarten Nibbelke

Tuesday, October 10

9:30 – 10:30
ECLS-Team simulation on clinical scenarios
Heartbeat Dutch perfusion services

11:00 – 12:00
Cardiosave – Innovations in balloon counterpulsation therapy
Richard Rueger

14:00 – 15:00
ECLS-Team simulation on clinical scenarios
Heartbeat Dutch perfusion services

15:30 – 16:30
Latest evidence and tips & tricks in Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting (EVH)
Cindy Blasewitz

Register here for our workshops

Download the invitation to the Getinge training pavilion activities