Dear Friends,

Top ten of  the accepted and presented abstracts will be awarded by one month of scholarship as an observer at a very well known TAVI, TAAVI, minimally invasive valve surgery, heart failure and transplantation and LVAD center in Germany.

The scholarship will consist hospital arrangements, return flight ticket (including  from Asia-Pacific region), accommodation and 1000 Euro of pocket money.

Only presenter first author of the submitted abstract, as either a qualified cardiologist or a cardiovascular surgeon will be will be eligible for the scholarship.

Submitted abstracts, first will be scored electronically before the congress by the Science Council Members electronically to be "accepted" for the Congress.
All "accepted" abstracts will be a candidate for the ONE MONTH SCHOLARSHIP AWARD.

Top ten of the ‘presented abstracts"  will be selected and awarded  by the Congress Awards Committee after the presentation of abstract during the congress and will be announced at the Gala Dinner of the Congress by the Chairman of the Awards Committee.

The Congress Awards Committee and other details can be found at and

Also, all accepted abstracts will be published at the March supplement of Heart Surgery Forum or International Journal of Cardiology and can be published as full text at e Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine by the confirmation of all authors of the submitted paper.