Dear colleagues and friends!
The 30th Annual Congress of the World Society of CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgeons and the XIth International Congress «Current trends of modern cardio-thoracic surgery» were held on September 15-18, 2022.
1273 specialists from Russia, near and far abroad took part in the work of the congresses. The program included 427 unique reports, 70 participants made presentations via zoom videoconference.
4155 remote participants watched the work of the congress online, including specialists from the USA, Great Britain, Israel, Canada, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Belarus, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, China, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Brazil, Japan and other countries of the world.
For the first time our country is hosting the annual meeating of the World Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons.
The congress was supported by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, the Government of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg State Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology, the Association of Thoracic Surgeons of Russia, the Russian Association of Nurses.
The scientific program of the Congress consisted of current topics of cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, transplantology, endovascular surgery, robotic surgery and endovideosurgery; modern aspects of the treatment of trauma of the chest organs, selected topics of anesthesiology and resuscitation, nursing, radiology, functional diagnostics and related disciplines. The problems of treating patients with a new coronavirus infection and its consequences, organizing the work with infectious patients and those with comorbidities was discussed also. Special attention was paid to the use of artificial intelligence in modern healthcare.