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2009 Program and Abstracts

AATS 89th Annual Meeting, May 9-13, 2009, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
 
2009 Preliminary Program Index

The preliminary program of the AATS 89th Annual Meeting is listed below and on the linked pages. To view individual sessions during these days, click on the course titles. Abstracts for all of the Annual Meeting scientific sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday* are posted and CTSNet users may read and post comments for all abstracts.

Below is the preliminary program of the AATS 2009 Annual Meeting. 

All CTSNet users are able to read and write comments for all abstracts.

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     •   Click on an individual abstract from the 2009 Program and Abstracts
     •   Click on the "Comment on this Abstract" link on the top-right hand corner

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*The Saturday Skills Courses, Academic Surgeon Symposium along with the Sunday AATS/STS Postgraduate Symposia and the Wednesday morning Simultaneous Sessions do not have posted abstracts for blogging.
**All scientific sessions and exhibits will take place at the Hynes Convention Center. Times and topics are subject to change.

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SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2009
  New Technologies and Procedures in Congenital and Acquired Heart Surgery
  Thoracic Developmental Skills
  Developing the Academic Surgeon Symposium 
 
SUNDAY, MAY 10, 2009
  AATS/STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Symposium
  AATS/STS General Thoracic Surgery Symposium
  AATS/STS Congenital Heart Surgery Symposium
  C. Walton Lillehei Resident Forum Session
 
MONDAY, MAY 11, 2009
  Plenary Scientific Session
  Basic Science Lecture
  Presidential Address
  Simultaneous Scientific Session — Adult Cardiac Surgery
  Simultaneous Scientific Session — General Thoracic Surgery
  Simultaneous Scientific Session — Congenital Heart Disease
  NHLBI STICH Trial Debate
 
TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2009
  Cardiac Surgery Forum Session
  General Thoracic Surgury Forum Session
  Plenary Scientific Session
  The Role of Simulation in Future Cardiothoracic Surgical Education
  Address by Honored Speaker
  Simultaneous Scientific Session — Adult Cardiac Surgery
  Simultaneous Scientific Session — General Thoracic Surgery
  Simultaneous Scientific Session — Congenital Heart Disease
 
WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2009
  Emerging Technologies and Techniques Forum
  Controversies in Cardiothoracic Surgery Plenary Session
  Simultaneous Scientific Session - Pneumonectomy:
A Treatment or a Disease?
  Simultaneous Scientific Session - Ablation vs. Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation:
Antagonsim or Synergism?
 

 
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