The 26th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

24-27 May 2018

Moscow, Russia


Head of Committee Invitation

Dear colleagues and friends,

On behalf of the organizing committee, we are pleased to invite you to attend the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS) to be held in Moscow, May 24 – 27, 2018.

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.

The Organizing Committee is confident that ASCVTS 2018 will bring innovation and further advancement in the scientific level and quality of the field of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. It will stimulate further cooperation between well-known professionals and those who are just at the entrance of their threshold of expected success.

We look forward to welcoming you to ASCVTS 2018 in Moscow.

Greeting for participants, organizers and guests of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS) by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

To open Welcoming Address (in Russian)


The Committee of 26th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Leo A. Bockeria

Congress President

Yaroustovsky M.B.

Vice President

Grineva N.V.

Executive Secretary

Chair Of Committees

Akchurin R.S.


Arakelian V.S.


Belov Yu.V.


Bunyatyan A.A.


Golukhova E.Z.


Gorbachevskiy S.V.


Ioseliani D.G.


Karaskov A.M.


Khubulava G.G.


Khubutia A.Sh.


Kirienko A.I.


Podzolkov V.P.


Pokrovsky A.V.


Shneider Yu.A.


Song Wan

Hong Kong

Stilidi I.S.


News and updates


Online payment is closed

Dear colleagues,
We inform you that on May 22 at 00:00 Moscow time online payment has been closed on the website of the Congress -

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ASCVTS 2018 MOSCOW: Interactive Program

Dear colleagues,
You can find the Interactive Program of the forthcoming event on the official website of the Congress ( This will enable you to learn more about the sessions and the reports included into the program.

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Abstract submission deadline extended to December 24, 2017

Dear Colleagues,
we are pleased to announce you that the abstract submission deadline has been extended to December 24, 2017 (until 23.59 (MSK).

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