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  • The scheduled time for each oral presentation is 10 minutes, followed by a 5-minute discussion. With this in mind, speakers are requested to stay within the time given;
  • The recommended format of the presentations is 16:9;
  • There is no other requirements about the presentation design and layout.


  • The maximum allowed size of the posters is 2 meters height and 1 meter width;
  • There is no requirements about the poster design and layout.

Topics Include:

  1. Coronary Artery Surgery
  2. Valve Surgery
  3. Minimally Invasive Surgery
  4. TAVI
  5. Lung Cancer
  6. VATS
  7. Aortic Surgery
  8. Vascular Surgery
  9. Intensive Care
  10. Transplantation (Heart and Lungs)
  11. Congenital Cardiac Surgery

The 29th Congress of the World Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons has been awarded a total of 14 hours CPD by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.