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2017 International Coronary Congress
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Current Issue:
July/August 2017 - Volume 12 - Issue 4

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ISMICS congratulates the 2016 Best Paper Award recipients:

Thomas C. Nguyen, MD
University of Texas
"Traditional Sternotomy Versus Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Stratified by Ejection Fraction"

Daniel M. Bethencourt, MD
MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute
"Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement via Right Anterior Minithoracotomy and Central Aortic Cannulation: A 13-Year Experience"

ISMICS congratulates the 2015 Best Paper Award recipients:

David Stecher, MD
University Medical Center Utrecht
“A Laser Assisted Anastomotic Technique: Feasibility on Human Diseased Coronary Arteries”

Matthew Valdis, MD
University of Western Ontario
“Validation of a Novel Virtual Realty Training Curriculum for Robotic Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Trial”

Cesare Quarto, FRCS, PhD
Royal Brompton Hospital
“Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation for the Treatment of Mitral Regurgitation: Thirty days Outcomes of First-in-Man Experience with an Apically Tethered Device”

ISMICS congratulates the 2014 Best Paper Award recipients:

J. Scott Rankin, MD
Vanderbilt University
"A Geometric Model of the Normal Human Aortic Root and Design of a Fully Anatomic Aortic Root Graft"

Gregory D. Trachiotis, MD
George Washington University
"Long-term Outcomes After Off-Pump or Conventional Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Within a Veteran Population"

Johannes Bonatti, MD, 2017 ISMICS President
Johannes Bonatti, MD

Innovations: Message From the President

Dear Members of ISMICS,

It is an honor and pleasure to serve as the President of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery for the 2016-2017 term. I am sure we will have an exciting year ahead of us. (read more)