67th ESCVS

The 67th Congress of the European Society of Cardiovascular and Endovascular Surgery (ESCVS)

The European Society of CardioVascular Surgery (ESCVS) was founded May 31st, 1951, in the city of Turin, Italy, with statutes in Strasbourg, France, under the name of “Société Européenne de Chirurgie CardioVasculaire”. René Leriche was elected as president R. dos Santosas as vice president, G. Arnulf as secretary-general and R. Riveaux as treasurer. The founders and subscribers of these first statutes were 40 physicians representing 11 European countries. The first congress of the society was organized in Strasbourg (oct. 5-6, 1952)


How to get to Strasbourg:

In addition to the city airport situated 10 km from the city centre (20-25 minutes by bus shuttle), Strasbourg can easily be reached from other international airports such as Karlsruhe- Baden or Basel-Mulhouse, located in proximity. Positioned on the intersection of all the major European road and train axes, the city can also be very easily reached by train or by highways.


  • Strasbourg International Airport

Serving about fifty destinations, and linked with most of the big capitals, the International airport of Strasbourg is situated 19km (around 30 min by car) away from the city centre of Strasbourg by the highway.

A direct shuttle from the airport to Strasbourg main train station operates 4 times a day.

Shuttle time: 7mins

Airport information: Tel: +33(0)3 88 64 67 67 / www.strasbourg.aeroport.fr


  • Trains to Strasbourg

The Strasbourg Train Station (Gare de Strasbourg) is the second largest train station in France. This station offers travellers a wide range of connections to other regions of France, in addition to countries such as Belgium, Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland. With the high-speed TGV train, Strasbourg is easily reachable from Paris in 2 hours and 20 minutes.


13-15 rue des Sablons
75116 Paris Cedex – France
Phone: +33 (0)1 40 88 97 97
Fax: +33 (0)1 43 59 76 07
E-mail: escvs@overcome.eu


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