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SCTS Annual Meeting 2019

London (QE II Conference Centre)



2019 Meeting Programme


SCTS Plenary Session

Report form VIOLET Study - E. Lim
Transition of patients from paediatric to adult services - Jo Quirk
A patient's perspective of adult congenital heart disease - Adrian Chester
Introduction of lifetime achievement award - Carin van Doorn
Lifetime achievemnt award acceptance - Marc de Leval

Main Plenary Video


SCTS Gala Dinner Photos



2019 Prize winners

Ronald Edwards Medal - Best scientific oral presentation
Damian Balmforth
Epigenetic markers of aging are associated with increased risk of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery 

John Parker Medal - Best clinical presentation
Charlotte Holmes
Biological or mechanical valves for middle-aged patients undergoing aortic valve replacement which is better? a systematic review and meta-analysis

Bob Bonser Aortic Surgery Prize
Riaz Akhtar
Unique patterns of elastin degradation and micromechanics in ascending aortic aneurysms: bicuspid aortic valve vs degenerative aneurysm patients

Society Thoracic Medal - Best thoracic presentation
Peter Clarke
Determining the clinical significance of an international expert consensus for Multiple Rib Fracture taxonomy 

BASO Prize
Katie O’Sullivan
A systematic review and meta-analysis of robotic versus Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery approaches for lobectomy

Best Cardiac Surgical Movie
Nicholas Chilvers
Transventricular cardioscopic release of a trapped prosthetic mitral valve leaflet

Best Thoracic Surgical Movie
Georgios Sotiropoulos
Segmentectomy using Robotic Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (RATS) Near Infrared (NIR) Thoracoscopy and Intravenous Indocyanine Green (ICG)

Best Congenital Surgical Movie
Charlene Tennyson
Minimal access double patch repair of superior sinus venosus atrial septal defect 

Best Cardiothoracic Forum Presentation
Amy Barter
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) improves outcomes in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients

Best Cardiothoracic Forum Poster

Best Cardiac Poster
Thomas Theologou
The effect of perfusion technique on the risk of cerebrovascular events during open repair of Thoraco- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Best Thoracic Poster
Ashok Kar
Is the use of 'diagnostic lobectomy' justifiable: a single institution perspective 

Best Congenital Poster
Marisa Gasparini
Pulmonary haemorrhage in children with transposition of great arteries after arterial switch operation - a systematic review

Patrick G. Magee Student Prize – best student oral presentation

1st Place - Alex Teasdale
2nd Place - Cindy Cleto
3rd Place - William Ries

Patrick G. Magee Student Prize - best student poster presentation
Christina Bithas
Pre-operative patient reported expectations of surgery for proven or suspected lung cancer

Swann Morton Prize

Trainee Video Operative Prize 2019

(Cardiac Surgery 2019)
Mohamed Elsaegh

(Thoracic Surgery 2019)
Rini Vyas