Alexander Woltersom wins second place at ESCVS surgical congress

Alexander Woltersom, a 6th year student of the MUW’s English Division, won second place in the Young Cardiac Surgeon Award competition which was held during the 68th Congress of the European Society of Cardiovascular and Endovascular Surgery (ESCVS) in Netherlands, May 22-25, 2019. Out of over 300 scientific papers submitted for the competition, 7 were selected for special prizes.

The event is intended for surgeons, interventional radiologists, cardiologists, perfusionists, medical technicians, trainees, nurses and all other physicians and researchers interested in the field of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. During the congress, well-known experts from all over the world presented their latest developments in these fields.

The Young Surgeon Award competition is for scientists aged 35 or younger. Those selected to participate in the competition have to present their papers at the ESCVS Congress and a EC Member Committee nominates the winners.

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Translation: Delfina Święćkowska
Department of International Relations, Development and Promotion