LACES is the Latin-American Association of Cardiac and Endovascular Surgery.  



 LACES aims to:

  • Associate persons interested in the practice of cardiac and endovascular surgery.
  • Carry on activities related to cardiac and endovascular surgery.
  • Encourage research that will increase, correlate and disseminate knowledge of cardiac physiology, pathology and therapy.
  • Hold scientific meetings, thus featuring free discussion of problems and developments relating to cardiac and endovascular surgery. 
  • Sponsor a journal for the publication of scientific papers.



 LACES gathers:

  • Cardiac, thoracic or vascular surgeons
  • Cardiologists
  • Cardiac anesthesiologists
  • Residents and fellows of the above-mentioned specialties
  • Perfusionists 
  • Cardiovascular nurses


... from Latin-America.

Moreover, members from other countries and regions are kindly invited and welcome to join us!




 LACES bylaws:

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 Regulation for LACES representatives at invited meetings:

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 Regulations for LACES endorsement events:

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