Dear Friends and Colleagues,

In the modern technology’s era, cardiovascular and thoracic surgery has been developed strongly with lots of updated knowledge and techniques. New devices and concept are being introduced daily all around the world forcing us to keep up every minute and adapt our particle accordingly.

Therefore, it is so delightful for us to receive an opportunity to organize the 24th Annual.Congress of the Association of the Thoracic and cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia (The 24th ATCSA) at Melia Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam from the 5 – 8 November 2014 with the theme of “One Heart One Asian Team”.

On behalf of Organizing and Scientific Committee, we would like to invite you to be involved in and to attend the Congress.

The Congress will cover an intensive range of attractive topics that we strongly believe to make you intriguing. Besides, you will find this is a great chance to explore Hanoi, Vietnam with various traditional and cultural beauties.

We highly appreciate your active participation and look forward to your contributions by submitting your abstracts of oral or poster presentation, as well as presenting your expertise sharing and debating any concerned topics in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery.

Thank you very much and we look forward to welcoming you in Hanoi 2014


Prof. Bui Duc Phu, MD, PhD
President, ATCSA