The ESCVS is the oldest European Society devoted to cardiac and vascular surgery since 1951, represented by about 1500 Cardiac, Vascular and Endovascular Surgeons. The main objects of the Society are to advance education in the field of cardio-vascular and endovascular surgery, to promote research for the public benefit and to correlate and disseminate the useful results thereof.
Founded in 1917 by the earliest pioneers in the field of thoracic surgery, the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) is now an international organization of over 1,200 of the world’s foremost cardiothoracic surgeons representing 35 countries.
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease
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