Fifteenth World Congress 
 
June 19-23, 2005
Vilnius, Lithuania
 
President: Dr. X.-D. Zhu, Fu Wai Hospital, Beijing, China.
Honorary Chairmen: A. Marcinkevicius, M.D., Vilnius, Lithuania; J. Wada, M.D., F.C.T.S., Juro Wada Commemorative Heart and Lung Institute, Tokyo, Japan.
Scientific Chairman: V. Sirvydis, M.D., Heart Surgery Centre, Vilnius
Co-Chairmen: F. Beyersdorf, M.D., Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany;R. Janilionis, M.D., Vilniaus Universiteto Leidyklia, Vilnius, Lithuania