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STSA 2017 Abstract Deadline Extended

STSA 2017 Abstract submission deadline extended to Friday, April 7, 2017 at 11:59 pm ET. STSA is accepting abstracts for the STSA 64th Annual Meeting, which will take place November 8-11, 2017 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX.

 

April 6, 2017 | By More

Residents Invited to Compete for 2017 Hawley Seiler Award

J. Trent Magruder, MD (left) accepted his 2016 Hawley Seiler Residents Award at the November 2016 STSA Annual Meeting in Naples.

Residents are invited to submit abstracts for the STSA 64th Annual Meeting and participate in the 2017 Hawley Seiler Residents Award Competition.

Named for STSA Past President and Founder, Hawley H. Seiler, MD, this award is presented annually to the resident who most excels in their manuscript and oral presentation at the STSA Annual Meeting.

The 2017 Hawley Seiler Residents Award winner will receive $500, a personalized plaque, and their name will be engraved on a permanent plaque to be displayed at future STSA Annual Meetings. The winner will be announced at the 2017 Annual Awards Dinner & Dance. Residents participating in the competition are eligible for reduced-price tickets to attend this event.

The deadline to submit abstracts is Friday April 7, 2017, 11:59 pm, ET. For technical questions regarding submissions, e-mail Technical Support at ts.acsupport@thomson.com or call (434) 964-4100. Technical Support is available Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., ET. For non-technical questions regarding submissions, e-mail STSA at stsa@stsa.org or call (312) 202-5892.

March 1, 2017 | By More

64th Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are now being accepted for the STSA 64th Annual Meeting 2017 Abstract Submission
which will be held November 8-11, 2017 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX. The deadline to submit abstracts is Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Oral, video, and history abstracts will be accepted. Oral and video submission categories including the following:

  • Adult Cardiac
    • Aortic
    • Basic Science Research
    • Cardiac Transplantation/ VAD
    • Ischemic Heart Disease
    • Miscellaneous (Arrhythmias, Tumors, etc.)
    • Valvular
  • Congenital
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Basic Science Research
    • Neonates and Children
  • General Thoracic
    • Basic Science Research
    • Esophageal Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Transplantation
    • Miscellaneous
    • Other Lung
  • Surgical Education
  • Simulation and Team-Based Learning
  • Patient Safety
  • Lessons Learned from Intraoperative Complications

Residents submitting abstracts may select to participate in the 2017 Hawley Seiler Residents Competition.  This award is bestowed upon the resident with the highest quality abstract, manuscript and oral presentation.

Learn more about the Hawley Seiler Competition and view a list of past award recipients.

The STSA Annual Meeting is the premier forum to disseminate information to the cardiothoracic surgery community. Accepted oral presentations are submitted for publication to The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, which has a circulation of more than 8,000 subscribers.

Contact STSA Headquarters with questions at stsa@stsa.org or 312.202.5892.

February 16, 2017 | By More

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended Until Wednesday, April 6

The STSA abstract submission deadline has been extended. STSA will now accept oral and surgical video abstracts until Wednesday, April 6, 11:59 pm, ET. Abstracts selected for presentation at the STSA 63rd Annual Meeting will be included in the official Annual Meeting Program Book and will be considered for publication in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. The 63rd Annual Meeting will be held November 9-12, 2016 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL.

Learn more about the 63rd Annual Meeting abstract submission process at www.stsa.org/abstracts.

For technical questions regarding abstract submissions, e-mail Technical Support at ts.acsupport@thomson.com or call (434) 964-4100. Technical Support is available Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., ET. For non-technical questions regarding submissions, e-mail STSA at stsa@stsa.org or call (312) 202-5892.

April 4, 2016 | By More

Enter Your STSA Abstract Disclosure Information in 3 Easy Steps

STSA Call for Abstracts 2016

The deadline to participate in the STSA 2016 call for abstracts is Monday, April 4, 2016, 11:59 pm, ET.

The deadline to submit STSA 63rd Annual Meeting abstracts is Monday, April 4, 2016, 11:59 pm, ET. Visit www.stsa.org/abstracts for additional information about the abstract submission process and the many benefits of presenting your work at the STSA Annual Meeting.

New in 2016, each STSA abstract co-author is required to submit their personal financial disclosures. This process has been put in place to alleviate the burden on primary authors (who were previously responsible for collecting and submitting all co-author disclosures) and to ensure that the financial disclosure collected is as accurate and complete as possible.

To submit your disclosure information, follow these three easy steps:

1. Log in to the STSA abstract submission site using your personal username and password, and select General Information from the dropdown next to your name on the top right-hand menu.

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2. On the General Information page, go to the Disclosure step, and complete all sections with a red asterisk next to them.

Enter Disclosures

3. Save changes.

Not sure of your STSA abstract submission site username or password? Click here to access the Forgot Password page.

Call or e-mail us for additional assistance. For technical questions regarding submissions, e-mail Technical Support at ts.acsupport@thomson.com or call 434.964.4100. Technical Support is available Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., ET. For non-technical questions regarding submissions, e-mail STSA at stsa@stsa.org or call 312.202.5892.

April 1, 2016 | By More

Nearly 75% of STSA Annual Meeting Manuscripts Published in The Annals

The primary objectives of STSA are to disseminate knowledge and stimulate progress in the field of cardiothoracic surgery, and to promote fellowship among southern and southern-trained thoracic surgeons. STSA accomplishes these objectives through its Annual Meeting, making the meeting a uniquely rich and dynamic learning environment where attendees can enjoy the company of their colleagues.

A majority of STSA Annual Meeting educational content is derived through the abstract submission process. STSA is currently accepting video and oral abstract submissions in the categories of adult cardiac, general thoracic, congenital, and transplant surgery, as well as history, surgical education, simulations and team-based learning, patient safety, and lessons learned from intraoperative complications for its STSA 63rd Annual Meeting. The 63rd Annual Meeting will be held November 9-12, 2016 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL.

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Among the many reasons to submit work for presentation at STSA is the opportunity to be published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the official journal of STSA and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Authors selected to present at an STSA Annual Meeting are required to submit their manuscript to The Annals for consideration for publication.

In 2013 and 2014, nearly 75% of STSA Annual Meeting abstract manuscripts were accepted for publication in The Annals, which has a circulation of more than 8,000 subscribers. The STSA Annual Meeting an exceptional forum for disseminating your work to the entire specialty.

Plus the intimate size and focus on collegiality makes STSA a uniquely energetic and open environment where you are sure to find a lively exchange of ideas.

Review the 2016 abstracts submission guidelines and access the abstract submission website at www.stsa.org/abstracts. Contact STSA Headquarters with questions at stsa@stsa.org or 312.202.5892. The deadline to submit abstracts is April 4, 2016.

 

 

March 10, 2016 | By More

Stream STSA Annual Meeting Surgical Videos Online

STSA partnered with CTSNet to share 62nd Annual Meeting video abstract presentations online. Three video abstracts have been submitted to date, and additional videos will be released throughout the coming weeks.

Watch available videos and read the related abstracts:

Aortic Valve Reconstruction for Endocarditis Using Tissue-Engineered Bovine Pericardium by Domenico Mazzitelli, J.Scott Rankin, Christian Schreiber, and Ruediger Lange:

Repair of Transposition With Absent Pulmonary Valve Using Pulmonary Artery Retrenchment Technique by Yoshio Otaki (Ootaki) and Ross Ungerleider:

When the Bidirectional Glenn is an Unfavorable Option: Primary Extracardiac Inferior Cavopulmonary Connection as an Alternative Palliation by Ali Dodge-Khatami and Jorge Salazar:

The STSA Annual Meeting is an excellent forum to disseminate your work to the entire specialty. Not only is STSA is increasingly partnering with organizations like CTSNet to share surgical video abstract presentations, oral presentations are considered for publication in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, which has a circulation of approximately 8,000 subscribers.

The deadline to submit STSA 63rd Annual Meeting abstracts is April 4. Learn more and submit your work at www.stsa.org/abstracts. Contact STSA Headquarters with questions at stsa@stsa.org or 312.202.5864.

March 9, 2016 | By More

Lessons Learned From Intraoperative Complications Returns as 2016 Abstract Submission Category

The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association is currently accepting abstracts for its 63rd Annual Meeting, November 9-12, 2016 in Naples, FL. Members and non-members alike are invited to submit their work by the April 4, 2016 deadline.

Again this year STSA will accept oral and video abstracts in the category Lessons Learned From Intraoperative Complications. This submission category was first introduced last year, and the November 2015 STSA 62nd Annual Meeting featured an education session titled Recognition & Management of Cardiothoracic Surgical Misadventures to showcase Lessons Learned abstracts.

62nd Annual Meeting evaluation data demonstrated that the Recognition & Management of Cardiothoracic Surgical Misadventures session was the most highly-rated scientific session of the meeting. Attendee comments included “I loved this session… it should always be a part of the program,” and “This was one of the most interesting sessions of the meeting.”

The 2016 STSA Program Committee is excited to offer the Lessons Learned From Intraoperative Complications abstract submission category again in 2016 to continue STSA’s tradition of providing premier educational programming that prepares attendees to confront complex situations in the OR.

To submit a Lessons Learned From Intraoperative Complications abstract, access the submission site and designate your abstract(s) for this category in Step 3. Other 2016 abstract submission categories include adult cardiac, general thoracic, congenital, and transplant surgery as well as history, surgical education, patient safety, and simulation and team-based learning.

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Contact STSA Headquarters with questions at stsa@stsa.org or 312.202.5892.

February 19, 2016 | By More

63rd Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

2016 Abstract SubmissionAbstracts are now being accepted for the STSA 63rd Annual Meeting, which will be held November 9-12, 2016 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL. The deadline to submit abstracts is Monday, April 4, 2016 at 11:59 p.m., ET.

Visit www.stsa.org/abstracts to learn more about the abstract submission process. Contact STSA Headquarters with questions at stsa@stsa.org or 312.202.5892.

February 4, 2016 | By More

2016 STSA Abstract Submission Process Coming Soon

The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association will begin accepting abstracts for the 63rd Annual Meeting early next month, with a submission deadline of April 4, 2016. Accepted submissions will be presented at the STSA 63rd Annual Meeting as oral presentations or surgical videos. Your cardiothoracic surgical team is encouraged to participate by submitting your work for consideration. You do not need to be an STSA member in order to submit abstracts.

Oral, video, and history abstracts will be accepted. Oral and video submission categories include the following:

  • Adult Cardiac
    • Aortic
    • Basic Science Research
    • Cardiac Transplantation / VAD
    • Ischemic Heart Disease
    • Miscellaneous (Arrhythmias, Tumors, etc.)
    • Valvluar
  • Congenital
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Basic Science Research
    • Neonates and Children
  • General Thoracic
    • Basic Science Research
    • Esophageal Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Transplantation
    • Miscellaneous
    • Other Lung
  • Surgical Education
  • Simulation and Team-Based Learning
  • Patient Safety
  • Lessons Learned from Intraoperative Problems, Misadventures, and Disasters

Residents submitting abstracts may select to participate in the 2016 Hawley Seiler Residents Competition. This award is bestowed upon the resident with the highest quality abstract, manuscript, and oral presentation.

The STSA Annual Meeting is the premier forum to disseminate information to the cardiothoracic surgery community. Accepted oral presentations are submitted for publication consideration to The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, which has a circulation of more than 8,000 subscribers. The Association’s 63rd Annual Meeting will take place November 9-12, 2016 at the Naples Grande Beach Club in Naples, FL.

Contact STSA Headquarters with questions at stsa@stsa.org or 312.202.5892.

January 21, 2016 | By More