2014 Prize Winners
ESTS – Brompton Prize – 2000 EUR
The Brompton Prize is offered for the best thoracic presentation by an ESTS member at the Brompton Session and comes courtesy of the Trustees of the fund initiated by Professor Peter Goldstraw. It is an annual prize instituted at the 8th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery held in London November 2000.
Presented by: Peter Goldstraw
LIVING-DONOR LOBAR LUNG TRANSPLANTATION PROVIDES SIMILAR SURVIVAL TO CADAVERIC LUNG TRANSPLANTATION EVEN FOR SICKER PATIENTS
ESTS – Young Investigators Award – 2000 EUR
To stimulate research, the ESTS has instituted a prize for the best presentation on topics of clinical or experimental research in the field of thoracic surgery by an ESTS member below the age of 35.
Presented by: Gonzalo Varela
VALIDATION OF A NEW APPROACH FOR MORTALITY RISK ASSESMENT IN ESOPHAGECTOMY FOR CANCER BASED ON AGE- AND GENDERCORRECTED BODY MASS INDEX
Hans Van Veer/Leuven/Belgium
ESTS – Grillo Prize – 1000 EUR
Presented by: Douglas Mathisen
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF NECL-5 OVEREXPRESSION IN PATIENTS WITH LUNG ADENOCARCINOMA
ESTS – Greek Pioneers Prize – 500 EUR
This prize is offered for the best poster presentation and comes courtesy of a fund chaired by Dr. Kalliopi Athanassiadi in the name of the first three Greek thoracic surgeons.
Presented by: Kalliopi Athanassiadi
P-138 CIRCULATING TUMOR CELLS IN THORACIC MALIGNANCIES: SEPARATION AND CULTIVATION IN VITRO
Vladimir Bobek/Prague/Czech Republic
ESTS – Covidien Prize – “Elancourt in Strasbourg”
This prize is offered to the best case presentation and comes courtesy of a donation by Covidien.
Presented by: Matz Frederiksson
O-087 TREATMENT STRATEGY OF CONTRALATERAL RECURRENCE FOLLOWING PREVIOUS PNEUMONECTOMY FOR BRONCHIAL CARCINOMA
ESTS – VATS Prize – 1000 EUR
The prize is offered to the best paper presented at the VATS session hosted by the ESTS-MITIG (Minimally Invasive Thoracic Interest Group) and comes courtesy of Dufner.
Presented by: Frank Luz
F-114 THORACOSCOPIC VERSUS OPEN LOBECTOMY FOR EARLY STAGE NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER: A PROPENSITY-MATCHED ANALYSIS OF OUTCOME FROM THE ESTS DATABASE
ESTS – JACS Award – 1000 EUR
This award is offered by the Japanese Association of Chest Surgery to the best abstract presentation by an ESTS member from Asia.
Presented by: Meinoshin Okumura
O-034 B-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE-GUIDED RISK ASSESSMENT FOR POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS IN LUNG CANCER SURGERY
Takashi Nojiri /Suita/Japan
ESTS – PERELMAN AWARD – 1000 EUR
This prize is offered to the best abstract presentation by an ESTS member from a country where Russian is a language of communication.
Presented by: Igor Poliakov
F-058 NEW VATS PLEURECTOMY TECHNIQUE FOR PATIENTS WITH RECURRENT SPONTANEOUS PNEUMOTHORAX
ESTS – DGT TRAVEL GRANT – 1000 EUR
This grant is offered by the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Thoraxchirurgie and was created to support a member of ESTS from a Low-income, Lower-middle-Income or Upper-middle-income country.
Presented by: Christian Kugler
P-195 PREVENTION OF EARLY GASTRIC EMPTYING AND LATE DUODENO-GASTRO-EOSPHAGEAL REFLUX AFTER ESOPHAGOGASTROSTOMY: IS THERE ONE SOLUTION?
Oleksandr Vynnychenko/Sumy/ Ukraine
ESTS – DUTCH SOCIETY FOR LUNG SURGERY TRAVEL GRANT – 1000 EUR
This grant is offered by the Dutch Society for Lung Surgery and was created to support a young abstract presenter from a low-middle-income country.
Presented by: Willem Steup
P-238 TREATMENT OF PRIMARY SPONTANEOUS PNEUMOTHORAX WITH THIN CATHETER DRAINAGE ASSOCIATED WITH HEIMLICH VALVE. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS.
Juan Braga Menendez/Pilar/Argentina
ESTS – FSTCVS TRAVEL GRANT – 1000 EUR
This grant is offered by French Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. It will be offered to the best oral presentation of clinical work by an author below the age of 35 from a low-middle-income country.
Presented by: Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz
F-096 THE IMPACT OF VENTILATION STRATEGIES DURING THORACOSCOPIC MINIMALLY INVASIVE ESOPHAGECTOMY ON THE POSTOPERATIVE PULMONARY COMPLICATION: TWO-LUNG VERSUS ONE-LUNG VENTILATION
Hao Wang, Shanghai/China
ESTS-BIOLOGY CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS – 5000 EUR
These scholarships were created to offer a one month research opportunity for young ESTS members and come courtesy of a donation by BARD and MCM MEDSYS AG.
Presented by: Gaetano Rocco and Isabelle Opitz
Research: THE ROLE OF ADRENOMEDULLIN IN BRONCHIOLITIS OBLITERANS SYNDROME
Balazs Gieszer, Budapest/Hungary
Research: CLINICAL TRIAL DESIGN – FROM BASICS TO PRACTICE
Arthur Kostron, Zurich/Switzerland.
ESTS – COVIDIEN NURSE SYMPOSIUM AWARD – 1000 EUR
This prize is offered to the best oral presentation in the Nurse Symposium and comes courtesy of a donation by Covidien
Presented by: Kenneth Mangaard
N-242 POSTOPERATIVE REHABILITATION IN OPERATION FOR LUNG CANCER – A RANDOMISED CLINICAL TRIAL WITH BLINDED EFFECT EVALUATION RATIONALE AND DESIGN (PROLUCA)
Maja Schick Sommer, Copenhagen/Denmark
ESTS – MEDELA NURSE SYMPOSIUM AWARD – 1000 EUR
This prize is offered to the best poster presentation in the Nurse Symposium and comes courtesy of a donation by Medela
N-249 DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVERY OF A NURSE LED VACUUM ASSISTED CLOSURE THERAPY IN PLEURAL SPACE INFECTIONS
Lisa Hill/ Leeds/ United Kingdom
ESTS – ACECP TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP 6000 EUR
This is the 6th award since 2009 from the ACECP and we would like to thank them for their generosity over the last six years.
Presented by: Laureano Molins, Ramon Rami-Porta, Juan Fibla
Carme Obiols, Terrassa/Spain