Listed below is an abbreviated list of presentations by Francis Robcisek, MD covering cardiac research, the Heineman Medical Outreach, Inc., and international outreach projects.

Robicsek F: Fifty years of experience in the repair of pectus excavatum and carinatum. German Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Stuttgart, Germany. February 14-17, 2010.

Robicsek F: The first experiments in heart valve transplantation. 4th Biennial Heart Valve Biology and Tissue Engineering. Hilton Head, SC. March 7-10, 2010.

Robicsek F: History of Pectus Correction Surgery. Third International Workshop on Pectus Deformities, Dokuz Eylül University Medical Center, Izmir, Turkey. June 25, 2010.

Robicsek F: Open versus Closed Pectus Deformities. Third International Workshop on Pectus Deformities, Dokuz Eylül University Medical Center, Izmir, Turkey. June 25, 2010.

Robicsek F: Chair Session. Third International Workshop on Pectus Deformities, Dokuz Eylül University Medical Center, Izmir, Turkey. June 25, 2010.

Stamou SC, Nussbaum M, Carew JD, Dunn K, Stiegel RM, Reames M, Skipper E, Robicsek F, Lobdell KW: Hypoglycemia with intensive insulin therapy in cardiac surgery patients: predisposing factors and association with mortality. Western Thoracic Surgical Association, Ojai, California. June, 2010.

Robicsek F, Padera RF, Fokin AA, Thubrikar MJ, Madjarov J: Why do aortic valves Fail? A new theory to explain degenerative aortic valve disease. International Academy of Cardiology World Congress on Heart Disease. Vancouver, BC, Canada. July 24-27, 2010.

Crosby I, Robicsek F: Five Cases: Avoidance of litigation in current era of health care. South Atlantic Cardiovascular Society. Kingston Plantation, South Carolina. August 5-8, 2010.

Robicsek F: We have discovered the cause of degenerative aortic valve disease. European Society for Artificial Organs. Skopje, Macedonia. September 8-11, 2010

Robicsek F: Chair Scientific Session III – New Developments. International Meeting of the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center. Athens, Greece. September 16-18, 2010.

Robicsek F: Chair Scientific Session X – The Carotid Debate. International Meeting of the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center. Athens, Greece. September 16-18, 2010.

Robicsek F: The reason why bicuspid aortic valves fail. International Meeting of the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center. Athens, Greece. September 16-18, 2010.

Robicsek F: Leonardo Da Vinci the First Biomedical Engineer. Cardiovascular Surgery Symposium. Iasi, Romania. November 19-21, 2010.

Robicsek F: Leonardo Da Vinci’s the First Biomedical Engineer. Grand Rounds. University of Bucharest. Bucharest, Romania. November 22, 2010.