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10th OPCAB Competition in ASCVTS2013, Result

2013/04/09
We proudly announce winner of ASCVTS 2013 OPCAB Competition in Kobe.
This is 10the OPCAB competition held by Young-Kwang Park, CEO of EBM Corporation under collaboration with accademic society. 20 models of YOUCAN-EX and Fee-waiver for Re-evolution summit V in Houston (March 2014) was presented to the winner.
Winner:
1st Prize Dr. Kenichi Kamiya, Mie Heart Center, Japan
2nd Prize Dr. Makoto Hibin, Nagoya Daini Redcross Hospital, Japan
3rd Prize Dr. Shimada Naohiro, Shounan Kamakura Hospital, Japan

Honorable Judges:
Dr. Shinichi Osaka, Yamatoseiwa Hospital, Japan
Dr. Hirofumi Takemura, Gifu University, Japan
Dr. Seiichirou Murata, Itabashi Chuosogo Hospital, Japan
Dr. Takayuki Ohno, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Japan

14 attendees from 7 countries competed their anastomotic technique on beating heart simulator.
Country: Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, India, China, Turkey and Bangladesh
Next contest will be held at The 18th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Coronary Artery Surgery in Fukuoka, July 11-12 2013.
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