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EACTS Best Papers virtual issue

Read a collection of high quality research from Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery and the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, presented at the EACTS Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain.

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The mission of the EACTS is to advance education in the field of cardiac, thoracic and vascular interventions; and promote research into cardiovascular and thoracic physiology, pathology and therapy, with the aim to correlate and disseminate the results for the public benefit.

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ICVTS is published on behalf of both the EACTS and the European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (EBCP). 

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Watch interviews with EJCTS and ICVTS authors

Watch a series of video interviews recorded at the EACTS Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Editor's Choice

Each issue Editor-in-Chief Matthias Siepe selects a noteworthy article to be made freely available online.

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EACTS Annual Meeting

Join us at the 31st Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, taking place in Vienna, Austria, from Saturday 7 to Wednesday 11 October 2017.

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Explore the latest ICVTS eComments. Comments can be submitted on all article types.

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Enrol on an EACTS course

Browse the programme of courses offered by the EACTS Academy in 2017, from Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery to Aortic Valve Repair. 

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The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) was established in 1997 by a small group of journal editors in the UK but now has over 10,000 members worldwide from all academic fields.

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