Abstract Submission


  1. Coronary Heart Disease
  2. Heart Valve Disease
  3. Congenital Heart Disease
  4. Aortic Disease
  5. New Transcatheter and Hybrid Techniques, Imaging
  6. Thoracic and Vascular Therapy
  7. Heart and Lung Failure and Transplantation
  8. Cardiac ageing
  9. Extracorporeal Circulation and Myocardial Protection
  10. Arrhythmias and Cardic Implantable Electronic Devises
  11. Intensive Care Medicine
  12. Catheter based heart valve procedures
  13. Limits of cardiac Surgery
  14. Basic Science
  15. Surgical Education and Training Strategies


The Abstract can be submitteld HERE!


Abstracts can only be submitted electronically and in English.
Abstracts should be structured according to the following guidelines:

  1. Structured format: Objectives, Methods, Results, Conclusion
  2. A maximum of 2.500 characters in total (incl. spaces) for the abstract text (without title, authors and affiliations)
  3. A maximum of 1 table: at the most 10 rows and 10 columns (each row will be counted as 50 characters)

Deadline for Abstract Submission: September 15, 2017

All accepted abstracts will be published in its submitted form.


Repeated Submission

An abstract should not be submitted if it has been submitted or presented elsewhere. The committee will check for double submission which in most cases will lead to immediate rejection. In cases of particular importance an abstract may be accepted for repeated presentation, but publication in the Supplement of The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon may be denied at the Editor’s discretion.

If there is a question regarding similarity to earlier work or possible duplication or redundancy, it is the responsibility of the principal author of the paper to consult directly with the Editor-in-Chief of The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon, Markus K. Heinemann. 


Abstract Book ThCVS

The special edition to the Annual Meeting „Supplement I“ of The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon can be purchased on site for € 20.00 (incl. 19% VAT) per piece.