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Nucleus 2014-2016

ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Surgery

  • CHAIRPERSON: Dr. Michele De Bonis

Cardiac Surgery Department, 

San Raffaele University Hospital

Via Olgettina 60

20132, Milano - Italy

Tel: +39 0226437107, Fax: +39 0226437125, email

  • VICE-CHAIRPERSON: Prof. Thierry Folliguet 

Chirurgie Cardiaque Vasc & Transplantion

Inst Lorrain du Coeur & des Vaisseaux Louis M

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brabois

Universite de Lorraine - Pole Territorial Lorrain

54511 Vandoeuvre Les Nancy - France

Tel: +33 383153034, Fax: +33 383153073, email

  • PAST-CHAIRPERSON: Prof. Volkmar Falk, FESC

Dept of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

German Heartcenter, Berlin

Augustenburger Platz 1

D-133353 Berlin - Germany

Tel: +49 30 4593 2000, Fax: +49 30 4593 2100, email

  • SECRETARY: Assoc. Prof. Martin Czerny

University Hospital Freiburg

Hugstetterstrasse 55

Freiburg  79106


Tel: +49 761 270 28180, email

  • TREASURER: Dr. Filip  Casselman 

Dept of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

OLV Clinic

Moorselbaan 164

9300 Aalst - Belgium

Tel: +32 53 72 45 99, Fax: +32 53 72 45 52, email

  • WEB EDITOR: Dr. Piotr  Suwalski  

Department of Cardiac Surgery

Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of the Interior

Woloska Str. 137

Warsaw  02-507


Tel: +48 22 508 12 69, email 


Prof. Manuel  Antunes, FESC (PT), email

Dr. Salvatore  Lentini, FESC (IT), email

Assoc. Prof. Matthias Thielmann (DE),email

Dr. Murat  Ugurlucan (TR), email

Assoc. Prof. Gianluigi Bisleri (IT), email

Prof. Jean-François Obadia (FR), email


Assoc. Prof.  Nawwar Al-Attar (UK), email

Preparation/edition of papers submitted by the WG to the cardiology e-journal 

Prof.  Claudio Muneretto (IT), email

Collaboration with the ESC WG on Cellular Cardiac Electrophysiology

Dr. Fabio Barili (IT), email

Statistical consultation and meta-analysis preparation