The American Association for Thoracic Surgery received commercial support from the following organizations:
Bristol Myers Squibb
W. L. Gore & Associates
For further information on the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity & Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, please visit www.accme.org.
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery would like to recognize and thank the following companies for their marketing support:
Bristol Myers Squibb
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our life-changing technologies
span the spectrum of healthcare in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000
colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Abiomed (NASDAQ: ABMD) is a leading provider of groundbreaking medical technology that provides circulatory and oxygenation
support. The Impella® heart pump platform is designed to enable the heart to rest and recover by improving blood flow and/or
temporarily assisting with the pumping function of the heart.
Able Medical introduces the Valkyrie™ Thoracic Fixation System features radiolucent PEEK plates, which allow patient
specific contouring (without the need for plate bending tools). The system’s bioactive screws generate faster bone growth and
their double lead thread pitch make insertion easier and quicker. Developed as a single use system to save shelf space,
Valkyrie offers big advantages in small packaging. • SMART - Bioactive Screws • FAST - Self-contouring PEEK Plates •
SIMPLE - Single Use System
Abyrx develops, manufactures, and provides therapeutic devices for use during surgical procedures. The Company's
FDA-cleared products offer advanced solutions that control bleeding. It's technology platforms are being developed to
create products that re-approximate tissue, support healing, and enable site specific/extended release drug delivery.
ActiCare Health solutions are built to provide a higher quality of life for transplant and VAD patients and to support
hospitals’ efficiency and financial goals. ActiCare Health partners with hospitals to achieve outstanding patient outcomes,
minimize administrative burdens and enhance financial performance.
For more than 30 years, Acumed has developed innovative orthopaedic solutions designed to serve the needs of the whole
health care community, including patients, health care professionals, and health care entities. Our mission is to aid the
afflicted through the ingenuity of our minds, the labor of our hands, and the compassion of our hearts.
Arthrex is a global leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. With a corporate mission of
Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™, Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and develops more than 1000
innovative products and techniques each year to advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.
Headquartered in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, Artivion, Inc. is a medical device company focused on developing simple, elegant
solutions that address cardiac and vascular surgeons' most difficult challenges in treating patients with aortic diseases.
Artivion's four major groups of products include: aortic stents and stent grafts, surgical sealants, mechanical heart
valves, and implantable cardiac and vascular human tissues. Artivion markets and sells products in more than 100 countries.
As a leading provider of innovative technologies, thoracic surgeons around the globe count on AtriCure to deliver
best-in-class solutions. • The Isolator Synergy™ Ablation System for the treatment of persistent & long-standing
persistent forms of Afib during open concomitant procedures. • The AtriClip LAA Exclusion System used during concomitant
cardiac surgery worldwide. • Cryo Nerve Block Therapy for post-operative pain management. Visit our Virtual booth at
www.AtriCureVTB2.com to learn more.
For more than 20 years, the Auburn University Physicians Executive MBA has provided physicians the business skills to manage
the business of healthcare. Customized for physicians, this 21-month program combines online learning, residencies, domestic
and global experiences to deliver a graduate executive program second to none. Learn more: harbert.auburn.edu/pemba.
Auris Health, Inc, is transforming medical intervention with the introduction of the MONARCH® Platform. We seek to leverage
the power of flexible robotics to enable new possibilities in endoscopy. The MONARCH® Platform integrates a variety of
technologies designed to empower physicians with greater reach, uninterrupted vision, and meticulous control to overcome the
challenges they face when biopsying small, peripheral lung nodules.
Baylis Medical is a leader in the development and commercialization of innovative medical devices in the field of
cardiology, with a focus on left-heart access. Headquartered in Canada, and with offices world-wide, our clinical solutions
have been Improving the Lives of People Around the World for over 30 years. For more information, visit www.baylismedical.com
and connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
BD is a medical technology company advancing health by improving discovery, diagnostics and delivery. Our portfolio,
leadership and partnerships make a difference for global healthcare. LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/bd1/ Twitter -
https://twitter.com/BDandCo Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BectonDickinsonandCo
Berlin Heart develops, manufactures, and markets innovative ventricular assist devices (VADs) for mechanical circulatory
support. The Berlin Heart portfolio of ventricular assist devices offers you the ability to treat your patients with uni- or
biventricular support as bridge to recovery and bridge to transplantation. EXCOR Pediatric is clinically reliable for support
times of a few days up to several years as well as supports pediatric patients of all ages, from newborns to adolescents, with
outstanding clinical performance proven in over 2,300 pediatric patients worldwide.
A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for more than 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions
(systems, reagents, software) that determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure
consumer safety. The company’s products are mainly used for diagnosing infectious diseases. Fast and actionable diagnostics
are essential in fighting significant issues like antibiotic resistance, acute kidney injury (AKI), food borne illness, and
HAART Aortic Annuloplasty Devices - Simplifying & Standardizing Aortic Valve Repair • 1,400+ Procedures • 40+
Publications • 150+ Trained Surgeons Supporting surgeons in providing AI patients the best option: Valve Repair. HAART 300
– Trileaflet aortic valves & HAART 200 – Bicuspid Aortic Valves
Bristol Myers Squibb is a leading global biopharma company focused on discovering, developing and delivering innovative
medicines for patients with serious diseases in areas including oncology, hematology, immunology, cardiovascular, fibrosis and
neuroscience. Our employees work every day to transform patients’ lives through science.
Centese is the maker of the Thoraguard Intelligent Chest Tube Management System. The first and only system with digital
intelligence to precisely measure air leaks, calculate fluid drainage trends, and maintain chest tube patency. The all-in-one,
portable, compact system to optimize recovery from cardiothoracic surgery.
CHSS: Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society. 49th Annual Meeting, October 23-24, 2022, Loews O'Hare, Chicago, Illinois.
CORCYM is a new, independent, global medical device company focused on the structural heart area. CORCYM offers a complete
portfolio of surgical solutions with a heritage spanning more than 50 years. CORCYM employs approximately 850 people in more
than 100 countries, ensuring a strong presence to continuously support Patients, Healthcare Professionals and healthcare
CTSNet (www.ctsnet.org), headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, USA, is the leading international source of online resources
related to cardiothoracic surgery, as well as the major hub of the international online community of cardiothoracic surgeons
and allied health care professionals. CTSNet's mission is to "connect the global cardiothoracic
CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO) is a leader in the treatment of life-threatening conditions in the ICU and cardiac
surgery. The Company’s flagship product, CytoSorb®, is approved in the E.U. for removal of cytokines, bilirubin, myoglobin
and the antithrombotic agents ticagrelor and rivaroxaban. CytoSorbents is conducting clinical trials in the U.S. to support FDA
marketing approval of DrugSorb™-ATR for ticagrelor, apixaban and rivaroxaban removal during urgent cardiothoracic
DePuy Synthes, the Orthopaedics Company of Johnson & Johnson, provides one of the most comprehensive orthopaedics
portfolios in the world that helps heal and restore movement for the millions of patients we serve.
See the Visible Difference® with Designs for Vision' s new Panoramic Field Surgical Loupes. The 3.5x Panoramic expand
the field to 11cm x 9cm and the 4.5x Panoramic have a 9cm x 7cm field. Experience Designs for Vision' s High-Definition
Imaging Surgical Headlights, providing 45% brighter illumination.
The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery was founded in 1986 as a European organisation devoted to the practice
of cardio-thoracic surgery. Membership has now spread all over the world with 4000 active members including surgeons,
perfusionists and allied health professionals. The mission of the Association is to advance education in the field of cardiac,
thoracic and vascular interventions; and promote research into cardiovascular and thoracic physiology, pathology and
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader of patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care
monitoring. We are driven by a passion for patients, dedicated to improving and enhancing lives through partnerships with
clinicians and stakeholders across the global healthcare landscape. For more information, visit Edwards.com and follow us on
Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
egnite delivers actionable insights through intuitive digital health solutions, proprietary artificial intelligence powered
insights, and deep clinical expertise to help hospital systems improve patient care. The CardioCare platform, egnite’s
flagship solution, provides a comprehensive view of structural heart patients to close gaps in care. This leading solution in
structural heart disease data analytics is focused on reducing variability in diagnoses and ensuring more patients receive
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and
technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, and deliver better care.
Essential Pharmaceuticals has served the transplant community with its products, service, and contributions to transplant
medicine. Custodiol HTK has also provided unmatched myocardial protection for cardiac surgery since 2006.
Our mission is to improve quality in all aspects of our specialty: from clinical and surgical management of patients to
education, training and credentialing of thoracic surgeons in Europe and worldwide. The 30th European Conference on General
Thoracic Surgery will be held in The Hague, The Netherlands, 19 - 21 June 2022. Visit booth 1205.
Ethicon US LLC , a Johnson & Johnson company, commercializes a broad range of innovative surgical products, solutions
and technologies used to treat some of today’s most prevalent medical issues, such as: colorectal and thoracic conditions,
women’s health conditions, hernias, cancer and obesity. Learn more at www.ethicon.com, or follow us on Twitter
Ezisurg Medical always pursues specialization in the development and commercialization of high-end Minimally Invasive
Products. Ezisurg Medical is committed to providing comprehensive and integrated solutions to the global market. Our mission is
to "provide premium and affordable M.I.S. products to hospitals, surgeons, and their patients." This commitment is
rooted in the development of best-in-class devices that are rooted in clinical solid and health-economic evidence that supports
the entire patient care continuum.
Fehling Surgical Instruments, Inc. is the exclusive distributor of Fehling products in the United States and Canada. Fehling
(pronounced fee·ling) is a traditional family-owned and family-operated company with more than thirty years of experience
in the medical industry. We are constantly striving for excellence in both function and economy of products. This objective is
achieved by our endless pursuit of innovation.
Foldax, Inc.is taking the lead in the development of heart valves with the goal of improving hemodynamic performance similar
to natural human valves. Driven by a passion to help patients, we collaborate with leading clinicians and researchers to design
and manufacture heart valves intended to provide sustainable quality of life improvement for people with aortic, mitral or
tricuspid valve disease. For more information on current clinical investigations, please go to ClinicalTrials.gov.
Clinical 3D SYNAPSE 3D is designed for Physicians and Surgeons; with intuitive easy to use user interface, automatic organ
segmentation, and integrated workflow simulations. SYNAPSE 3D is a planning software that allows you to easily and quickly
consider the surgical approach method for your patients.
For more than 40 years, we’ve been following the science, seeking solutions to unmet medical needs. As a proud member of
the Roche Group, we make medicines to treat patients with serious medical conditions.
“Genesee BioMedical located in Denver, CO has been shaping innovation in cardiac surgery for over 25 years. Partnering
with surgeons to design and develop mitral and tricuspid valve annuloplasty rings and bands. We provide tools for minimally
invasive and robotic procedures in addition to state-of-the-art retractors and coronary surgery accessories.”
Gore engineers medical devices that treat a range of cardiovascular and other health conditions. With more than 50 million
medical devices implanted over the course of more than 45 years, Gore builds on its legacy of improving patient outcomes
through research, education and quality initiatives. Product performance, ease of use and quality of service provide
sustainable cost savings for physicians, hospitals and insurers. Gore is joined in service with clinicians and through this
collaboration we are improving lives.
The Heart Valve Society (HVS) is a truly collaborative international valve society, comprised of cardiologists, cardiac
surgeons and researchers, who have all come together to create an organization of unprecedented depth. The Annual Scientific
Meeting of the HVS is designed to present original clinical and basic science research in the field of valvular heart disease
and to encourage valuable educational interaction between presenters and the audience.
HemoSonics is revolutionizing point-of-care bleeding management with its Quantra® Hemostasis Analyzer - a novel,
closed-cartridge viscoelastic monitoring system which delivers rapid, precise, easy to interpret coagulation results for
informed treatment decisions. HemoSonics is a Stago Group company. Stago is a leader in hemostasis and thrombosis. For more
information, visit: www.hemosonics.com.
At Intuitive®, innovating for minimally invasive care is the passion that drives us. Our robotic-assisted da Vinci®
Surgical System helps empower doctors and hospitals to make surgery less invasive than an open approach.
Irrimax Corporation is focused on reducing infections, healthcare costs and improving patient outcomes. Irrimax manufactures
Irrisept Antimicrobial Wound Lavage, a single-use, manual, self-contained irrigation device comprised of 0.05% Chlorhexidine
Gluconate (CHG) in 99.95% Sterile Water for Irrigation, United States Pharmacopeia (USP). Visit www.irrisept.com to learn more
or request a sample.
ISMICS: Innovation, Technologies, and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Cardiovascular/Vascular Surgery. 2022 ISMICS Annual
Scientific Meeting, 16-18 June 2022, Hilton Warsaw City, Warsaw, Poland; www.ismics.org.
JACE Medical is now Zimmer Biomet. The JACE Medical Low Profile system offers a broad portfolio of sternal plating options
and new-to-the-world instrumentation. Please stop by to view 6 screws driven in 15 seconds. Additional information is also
available at www.jacemed.com. Zimmer Biomet is a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. With operations in more than 25
countries around the world, we design, manufacture, and market a variety of implants and surgical products. Zimmer Biomet is a
leader in the Thoracic market, specializing in chest wall reconstruction, and continuously pursues the most innovative and
clinically relevant solutions to meet the needs of Thoracic surgeons and their patients. Through a collaborative approach with
healthcare professionals, we expand the possibility that every patient receives the products necessary for optimal
Since its foundation in 2000, JEILMEDICAL Corporation has been the first to succeed in the localization of screws and plates
with its unique technology development. We contribute to spreading widely the name of the Republic of Korea to the world market
by advancing into over 80 countries including the US, Europe, and South America. JEILMEDICAL Corporation is always challenging
to serve with convenient and safe medical products and high-quality services through constant innovation.
JOMDD, the Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development, is a medical device incubator based in Tokyo, Japan. JOMDD
is the sales and manufacturer of the AVNeo Sizer System to reconstruct aortic valves using autologous pericardium, also known
as the Ozaki procedure. There have been over 6,000 cases of AVNeo performed across 20 countries. The AVNeo procedure can be an
alternative option for AVR of all ages, primarily pediatric through nonelderly adult populations.
Kapp Surgical Instrument is a custom design shop that designs surgical instruments and implants, manufactures them, and
sells as well as distributes domestically and internationally. Kapp’s exclusive products are: The Cosgrove® Valve Retractor
System, Strip T’s® surgical organizer, and countless surgical devices all FDA approved with several pending approvals.(Kapp
owns 39 patents). We are launching our latest FDA cleared and patented product ; “The Michler Heart Vent Catheter ".
Come visit booth #1732 for samples.
Surgical Innovation is our passion. KLS Martin is focused on the development of innovative fixation products for use in the
chest wall. We offer a wide variety of medical devices for Thoracic Surgery including our “Individual Patient Solutions”
for custom implants, sternal closures, and rib plating. New product developments in our fixation systems allow these products
to be used for fracture fixation, reconstruction and chest wall stabilization. We have a highly trained staff of
representatives covering your needs.
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company is dedicated to the commercialization of innovative therapies that improve outcomes in
patients suffering from life-threatening diseases. GIAPREZA™ (angiotensin II) is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) as a vasoconstrictor indicated to increase blood pressure in adults with septic or other distributive
shock. XERAVA™ (eravacycline) is approved by the U.S. FDA for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal
LeMaitre is a provider of medical devices and services for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, a condition that
affects more than 200 million people worldwide. The Company develops, manufactures, and markets disposable and implantable
devices used primarily by vascular surgeons.
LifeLike BioTissue manufactures simulated human tissues with the same feel, texture and mechanical properties as real
tissues. Medical device companies, leading surgeons, medical schools, and skill centers in over 30 countries trust our products
to support surgical and medical education, R&D, sales, marketing and training. Our models include simple and complex
vessels, complex embedded tissues, and simulators with pumps, and most are also compatible with ultrasound, CT and MRI for
target detection training.
For over 35 years, LifeNet Health has been the world's most trusted provider of transplant solutions, from organ
procurement to new innovations in bio-implant technologies and cellular therapies—a leader in the field of regenerative
medicine, while always honoring the donors and healthcare professionals that allow the healing process.
LSI SOLUTIONS® is a medical device company dedicated to advancing minimally invasive therapeutics through research,
development, and manufacturing of minimally invasive surgical instruments. Our customer is ultimately a patient. Our technology
challenges human illness. Our mission is to lead the world in medical production innovation.
Mauna Kea Technologies is a global medical device company that manufactures and sells Cellvizio®, the real-time in vivo
cellular imaging platform. Cellvizio delivers in vivo cellular visualization which enables physicians to monitor the
progression of disease over time, assess point-in-time reactions as they happen in real time, classify indeterminate areas of
concern, and guide surgical interventions. The platform is used globally and is making a transformative change in the way
physicians diagnose and treat patients.
MED Alliance Solutions is a certified medical device specialty distributor providing nationwide local support to our
cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgery customers. We are the exclusive distributor for Delacroix-Chevalier CVT surgical
instrumentation, Redax wound drain technologies and Surge Cardiovascular cardiopulmonary bypass cannula, cardioplegia delivery
systems, blood management and organization products.
Medela is an innovator of medical vacuum technologies, designing CardioThoracic Drainage, NPWT, Breast & Enteral
Feeding, & Surgical Suction solutions. Medela’s clinically proven Thopaz+ Digital Chest Drainage and Monitoring System
allows clinicians to make accurate decisions that help improve patient outcomes, enhance recovery and control hospital costs.
Thopaz+ is designed to precisely apply the therapy prescribed while monitoring drainage volume and air leaks.
Medistim is the standard of care in the OR. The unique combination of transit time flow measurement (TTFM) and high
frequency ultrasound imaging guidance helps reduce and minimize the risk of negative postoperative outcomes. Medistim’s
quality assessment technology offers surgeons quantifiable validation and guidance during cardiovascular, vascular and
We lead global healthcare technology, boldly attacking the most challenging problems. Our Mission — to alleviate pain,
restore health, and extend life — unites a global team of 90,000+ people, and our technologies transform the lives of two
people every second, every hour, every day. Expect more from us. Medtronic. Engineering the extraordinary.
Neos®Surgery is an innovation-based company, focused on the design, manufacture and commercialization of highly efficient
implantable surgical closures. Born in Barcelona in 2003, Neos Surgery has multidisciplinary expertise in cardiothoracic,
cranial and spine. Currently present in more than 20 markets worldwide. Our recent development in Cardiothoracic is the
SternFix: a sternal stabilization system made of a Carbon fiber and PEEK polymer: providing continuous compression and
adaptability to the chest movements.
The Northside Hospital health care system is one of Georgia's leading health care providers. The system is comprised of
five acute care hospitals located in Atlanta, Canton, Cumming, Duluth and Lawrenceville and more than 250 outpatient locations
across 25 counties. Northside has 4100 physicians, 25,500 employees and nearly 5,000,000 patient encounters annually. Northside
leads the US in newborn deliveries and is among the state's top providers of cancer care, sports medicine, cardiovascular
and surgical services.
Novocure is a global oncology company working to extend survival in some of the most aggressive forms of cancer through the
development and commercialization of its innovative therapy, Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields). Novocure’s commercialized
products are approved in the United States for the treatment of adult patients with glioblastoma and malignant pleural
Olympus is passionate about creating customer-driven solutions for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment
industries. As a leading medical technology company, our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology,
therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and
minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for
On Target Laboratories is developing targeted intraoperative molecular imaging agents for ovarian, lung, prostate, and
colorectal cancer. Our aim is to illuminate cancer during surgery to reduce the challenges with identifying cancerous tissue
Optellum is a commercial-stage lung health company providing Artificial Intelligence decision support software that assists
physicians in early diagnosis and optimal treatment for their patients. The company was founded so that every lung disease
patient is diagnosed and treated at the earliest possible stage, when chances of cure are the highest.
Peters Surgical will be promoting Peters CV Suture, Vitalitec Ligation Clips, Intrack System and Cygent Flexible
Clamps, the GreyhoundTM and NovaclipTM bulldogs and the Enclose II Anastomosis Assist Device. The Geister open and
ValveGate MIS CV instrumentation. Innovative, high quality products with excellent service at reasonable prices.
ProCell® is a patient blood management device for intraoperative autotransfusion (IAT). ProCell’s Sponge Blood Recovery
Unit facilitates the extraction of blood from surgical sponges as a preliminary step in the IAT process. ProCell® functions as
a blood collection device only and does not filter or process the blood recovered. ProCell® is an easy-to-use, compact,
sterile, and disposable device. It is powered by standard vacuum suction and can be used repeatedly during a single surgical
R&D Surgical USA / Xenosys USA serve the cardiac, thoracic, and vascular community with innovative products including -
Custom made pectus carinatum brace - Xenosys wireless HD surgical camera system with an integrated headlight - portable
next-generation LED surgical headlight offering freedom and convenience at less than 1oz (30g) weight - a full range of custom
surgical loupes giving an unbeatable field of vision, and depth of focus, all while being light and comfortable.
The Rultract® Skyhook Retractor has proven to be a world leader in surgical retractor systems. Rultract Inc. has
established a medical industry standard for retraction with gentle and uniform lift allowing for maximum exposure. Coupled with
ease of set-up and operation, nothing performs like a Rultract® Skyhook Retractor System. Pemco Inc is an American
Manufacturer of Precision Reusable Cardiothoracic Surgical Instruments Since 1955 and exclusive manufacturer for Rultract
Celebrating 100 Years...and Our Journey Continues! The highest quality surgical instruments have been designed and
manufactured by the Scanlan Family since 1921. See our New Scanturian® MIS instruments, VATS Snake Dissector and M.D.®
Retractor System. Experience the Scanlan difference at Exhibit # 1700
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) represents 7,600 CT surgeons and health care team members worldwide dedicated to
improving the lives of patients with CT diseases. Member benefits include educational and research opportunities, STS National
Database participation, advocacy, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, and patient resources. The Thoracic Surgery Foundation, the
STS charitable arm, fosters the development CT surgeon-scientists; increasing knowledge and innovation to benefit patient
Sontec Instruments, Inc. is a family-owned & operated medical company, providing personalized service featuring the
finest in surgical instrumentation for over half a century. Our office is located just outside the Mile High City of Denver, in
Centennial, Colorado. Sontec Instruments offers a complete line of the finest surgical instrumentation for all specialties:
Cardiovascular / Thoracic, Urological, Orthopedic, Arthroscopic, ENT, Colon & Rectal, Ophthalmic, Plastic Surgery, Dermal,
Neurosurgical, and Microsurgical.
Located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, SoutheastHEALTH is the region’s premier healthcare system in Southeast Missouri. Our
patients receive excellent care of the highest clinical quality, close to home. Within our network are more than 50 care
locations in 13 communities, including 3 hospitals, primary and specialty care clinics representing over 30 clinical
specialties and extending care for patients in a four-state area.
SurgiTel is the manufacturer of premium loupes and headlights sold around the world from their headquarters in Ann Arbor,
Michigan. Holding a variety of patents SurgiTel is always on the forefront of Vision and Ergonomics.
At Terumo Aortic, we understand that no two aortas are alike. We are 100% focused on the aorta, from the arch to the iliacs.
With our comprehensive portfolio of surgical, endovascular, hybrid and custom solutions, we help you address your patients’
unique challenges — so no patient is left behind. Terumo Cardiovascular develops, manufactures, and distributes medical
devices for cardiac and vascular surgery with an emphasis on cardiopulmonary bypass and intra-operative monitoring.
In conjunction with the Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller Center for Lung Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer
Center and the AATS, the Thoracic Surgery Oncology Group (TSOG) was formed in 2017. The overarching goal of the group is to
improve the understanding of thoracic oncologic diseases and enhance patient care through the administration of multi-site
trials focused on recent advances in precision medicine, immunotherapy, and intraoperative imaging.
Invengenx®, bovine pericardial tissue patch made with our proprietary fixation methodology, is applicable in cardiac and
vascular repair & reconstruction, soft tissue repair and reconstruction, and suture line reinforcement during medical
procedures. Our superior fixation methodology helps preserve the natural collagen matrix, offers consistent material thickness,
durability and flexibility.
Transonic invented quantitative flow measurements for use during CABG, ECMO & CPB nearly 40 years ago. Today Transonic
offers AureFlo® for the best patency assurance measurements during CABG procedures, Optima® for CPB flow measurement, and the
ELSA® system to assess VV recirculation, verify flows, and trend oxygenator clotting during ECMO procedures.
Please join us and our special guest, Dr. Hugo Vanermen. We will be showing the HV Heart Retractor and several new time
saving devices. Superior exposer and outcomes at your fingertips!
Wexler Surgical manufactures and supplies specialty surgical instruments for cardiac, vascular, thoracic, and micro
surgeries. Come by our booth to see the latest in innovative surgical instruments. TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) offers a
wide variety of retractors and instruments for posterior, lateral and anterior spine, as well as cardiothoracic, neurological
and orthopedic procedures.
The Mission of Women in Thoracic Surgery: *To enhance the quality of medical care given to patients of the members *To focus
on the development of women thoracic surgeons through a mentoring program *To enhance the education of patients concerning
heart and lung disease, particularly but not exclusively, among women *To enhance the education of women thoracic surgeons
through seminars and other training mediums *To create a supportive community to optimize the advancement of women in CT
Xodus Medical advances safe patient positioning, helping our customers achieve best practices set forth in the new AORN Tool
Kit for the Prevention of Perioperative Pressure Injury. Explore a range of innovative patient-safety solutions that elevate
quality of care. Participate in multiple, dynamic CE sessions focused on Making Surgery Safer.
Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, IN, Zimmer Biomet is a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. With
operations in more than 25 countries around the world, we design, manufacture, and market a variety of implants and surgical
products. ZB continues to be a leader in the Thoracic Market, specializing in chest wall reconstruction, and continuously
pursues the most innovative and clinically relevant solutions to meet the needs of thoracic surgeons and their