EACTS 2020

09/10/2020, 8:00 am-6:00 pm - EACTS portal

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The 34th European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting has transitioned to a fully virtual format and will take place 08-10 Oct 2020. The EACTS Annual Meeting is the largest cardio-thoracic meeting in the world focusing on scientific developments and research in the following specialties: Acquired Cardiac Disease, Congenital Heart Disease, Vascular Disease and Thoracic Disease.


Emerging concepts on hybrid AF surgery, Friday 9th October from 13:15 to 14:30 CET.

Join the real-time virtual symposium on Friday 9th October from 13:15 to 14:30 CET. The symposium will focus on the effectiveness of combining epicardial and endocardial ablation strategies for the treatment of patients with persistent AF. Drawing on published data, it will further emphasize the value of the formation of a heart team thereby combining the expertise of electrophysiologists and cardiac surgeons to optimise patient outcomes.

Subxiphoid ablation procedure with LAA occlusion Video Presentation, Friday 9th October from 08:30- 10:00 CET

The virtual conference format provides the opportunity of attending Techno College sessions on all three days. The Techno College session on Friday 9th October from 08:30- 10:00 CET will feature live-in-the-box procedures followed by a live Q&A with a faculty panel. Join the session “Subxiphoid ablation procedure with LAA occlusion” starting at 09:40 with Dr. K. Bartus, MD from Krakow, Poland.