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EACTS 2018

32nd EACTS Annual Meeting

Milan, Italy October 18 - October 20, 2018

The EACTS Annual Meeting is the largest cardio-thoracic meeting in the world focusing on scientific developments and research in the following specialities: acquired cardiac disease, congenital heart disease, vascular disease and thoracic disease and will bring together surgeons, specialists, students, and experts from all over the globe.

Getinge @ EACTS 2018

Event details

Date: October 18 - October 20, 2018
City: Milan, Italy
Venue: MiCo Milano Congressi
Booth: C12

Contact information

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Clinical Symposium


Physician Assistant in Cardiovascular Surgery
– share best practices and experiences

Date: Thursday, October 18
Time: 12:45 – 14:00
Room: Space 2: Raphael | Level: Level 0

Chairmen: M. Borger, Leipzig, Germany | V. Falk, Berlin, Germany

Speaker & Topics

Canada best practices and experiences
Bob B. Kiaii, London, Canada

Netherlands best practices and experiences
Richard van Valen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

United Kingdom best practices and experiences
B. Krishnamoorthy, Manchester, United Kingdom

USA best practices and experiences
B. Mullin, Atlanta (GA), USA

800,000 life-saving CABGs
40 years of collaborative innovation
1 shared goal: advancing patient care


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Beating Heart Surgery

Off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) reduces patient morbidity and mortality, decreases the incidence of acute renal failure, reduces transfusions, improves post-surgery neurological outcomes, decreases postoperative stroke risk, and shortens recovery times as an alternative to on-pump surgery

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Thoracic Drainage

Getinge has mastered the education of chest drainage. While the practical application of thoracic drainage techniques is relatively simple, many times the chest drain and its accompanying terminology appear complex. We strive to help make thoracic drainage systems simple to understand and easy-to-use.

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Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting (EVH)

Pioneering design and professional support are the trademarks of Vasoview Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting (EVH) systems. Each new generation of this unique technology has been developed in partnership with the specialists who use them in daily practice.

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Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation

IAB counterpulsation therapies for the OR enhance hemodynamic support and patient care.

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