32nd Meeting of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Prizes and Awards


OPENING CEREMONY - Sunday 26 May 2024 18:00 hours CET

1. ESTS – JACS (Japanese Association of Chest Surgery) Award – 1000 EUR
This prize is offered to the best abstract by an ESTS member from an Asian Institute.

B-026 BETTER SURVIVAL WITH LOBECTOMY VS SUBLOBAR RESECTION IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERMETABOLIC C-STAGE IA LUNG CANCER ON PET/CT
Winner: Satoshi Shiono, Yamagata University, Japan

Presented by: Professor Ichiro Yoshino, President of the Japanese Association of Chest Surgery


2. ESTS-SBCT (Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery)– 1000 EUR
This prize is offered by the Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery and is offered to the best abstract by an ESTS member from a Latin American country.

O-041 PATTERNS OF LARYNGOTRACHEAL INVOLVEMENT AND PREDICTORS FOR COMPLICATIONS AFTER AIRWAY RESECTION AND RECONSTRUCTION. A 20-YEAR TEMPORAL COMPARISON OF TWO SURGICAL COHORTS FROM A SINGLE REFERRAL CENTER
Winner: Benoit Jacques Bibas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Presented by: Dr Alessandro Mariania, International Affairs Director


3. ESTS – DGT Travel Grant – 1000 EUR
This grant is offered by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Thoraxchirurgie (DGT) and was created to support a member of ESTS from a low- to middle-income-country, who is below the age of 40 and is the first author of an abstract.

O-040 COMPARISON OF CLINICAL OUTCOMES AND ONE-YEAR QUALITY OF LIFE BETWEEN ROBOTIC-ASSISTED AND VIDEO-ASSISTED THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY FOR LUNG CANCER: A LONGITUDINAL COHORT STUDY
Winner: Xing Wei, Sichuan Cancer Hospital & Institute, Chengdu, China

Presented by: 
Dr Katrin Welcker, Representative of Deutsch Gesellschaft fur Thoraxchirurgie (DGT)


4. 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.

O-O67 EXERCISE TRAINING ATTENUATES ONE-LUNG VENTILATION INDUCED LUNG INJURY BY REGULATING THE PULMONARY MICROBIOTA
Winner: Zhiming Chen, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China

Presented by: Dr Frits van den Wildenberg. Representative of the Dutch Society for Lung Surgery


5. ESTS – FSTCVS Travel Grant – 1000 EUR
This grant is offered by the 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.

O-092 PROGNOSTIC IMPACT AND RECURRENCE PATTERN OF KRAS G12C MUTATION IN SURGICALLY RESECTED NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER
Winner: Jialiang Wen, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Tongi University, Shanghai, China

Presented by: Professor Xavier Benoit D’Journo, President of the French Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

 

 ESTS PARTY - Monday 27 May 2024

ESTS awards

Nurse Symposium award

Symposium for Nurses – 500 EUR for Best Presentations
These prizes are offered for the best oral presentation in the Symposium for Nurses & Allied Health Professionals.

N-02 OPTIMIZING NURSING CARE ELEMENTS AS PART OF AN ENHANCED RECOVERY PROTOCOL FOR LUNG VOLUME REDUCTION SURGERY
Winner: Eva Puttevils - Leuven, Belgium

Presented by: 
Eric Galve, Javi Martínez and Judit Armas - Nurses & Allied Health Professionals Symposium Organizers 

ESTS – Junior Poster Prize - Complimentary registration to the 33rd European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Budapest, 2025
This prize is offered for the best poster presentation.

P-007 LONG-TERM EFFICACY OF NEOADJUVANT IMMUNOTHERAPY AND CHEMORADIOTHERAPY PLUS SUR[1]GERY FOR THE TREATMENT OF LOCALLY ADVANCED ESOPHAGEAL SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA: THE PALACE-1 CLINICAL TRIAL
Winner: Zhenyi Niu (Chengdu, China)

Presented by: Nuria Novoa, ESTS President


ESTS – Grillo Prize – 1000 EUR
The prize is offered to the best overall abstract in the sessions “Experimental/Innovative Techniques” and is named after our deceased honorary member Hermes Grillo (Boston). The prize was initially awarded in 2009 by Professor Douglas Mathisen of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a colleague and friend of Professor Hermes Grillo.

O-008 LOCO-REGIONAL ROPIVACAINE ANALGESIA VIA A SURGICALLY PLACED INTERCOSTAL CATHETER AFTER ANATOMIC LUNG RESECTION: PROSPECTIVE, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED, DOUBLE-BLIND; RANDOMI[1]ZED SUPERIORITY TRIAL
Winner: Aljaz Hojski (Basel, Switzerland) 

Presented by: Nuria Novoa, ESTS President  


ESTS – Young Investigator Award – 2000 EUR
To stimulate research, 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.

O-O49 ANALYSIS OF PREDICTIVE AND PROGNOSTIC FACTORS IN PATIENTS WITH ALK REARRANGED EARLY STAGE LUAD: A MULTICENTRIC ANALYSIS
Winner: Filippo Tommaso Gallina

Presented by: Nuria Novoa, ESTS President


ESTS – Brompton Prize – 3000 EUR
The Brompton Prize is offered for the best thoracic presentation by an ESTS member, first author, 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.

B-024 BETTER SURVIVAL WITH LOBECTOMY VS SUBLOBAR RESECTION IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERMETABOLIC C-STAGE IA LUNG CANCER ON PET/CT
Winner:Satoshi Shiono (Yamagata, Japan)

Presented by: Nuria Novoa, ESTS President

ESTS Biology Fellowship
A Research Fellowship award offered to young scientists and clinicians to visit a Research Unit at a Department of Thoracic Surgery with the aim of acquiring an insight and special knowledge of clinical or translational research concepts or techniques not available at the home institution. The home institution will benefit from the research training when the applicant returns, leading to research developments and activities.

Winner:Bianca Battilana  (Zurich, Switzerland)

Presented by: Nuria Novoa, ESTS President

 

Tuesday 28 May 2024

Winners to be contacted and asked to go to ESTS Booth for presentation

ESTS – Poster Prize – 500 EUR
This prize is offered for the best poster presentation.

P-023 THE IMPACT OF PLEURAL METASTASIS IN PREOPERATIVE PERCUTANEOUS TRANSTHORACIC NEEDLE BIOPSY IN CLINICALLY EARLY STAGE NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER
Winner: Taeyoung Yun, South Korea


ESTS-ACECP Travel Grant-4000 EUR
For the best presentation of a young thoracic surgeon (less than 40 years old at the time of presentation), presented at the 32nd ESTS Meeting in Barcelona, to visit a leading institution to learn a specific surgical technique.

B-023 PREDICTION OF POSTOPERATIVE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT ADMISSION WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MODELS IN NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CARCINOMA
Winner: Gizem Ozçibik Isik (Istanbul, Turkey) 

Presented by: Prof. Laureano Molins