Dear colleagues,
@It is my great honor and privilege to send you this announcement and invite you to the 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery, to be held from October 17-20, 2007 in Sendai, Japan. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the recent progress in the field of treatment for cardiovascular, esophagus and lung disease. We will invite eighteen distinguished foreign speakers who are engaged in the development of new techniques and the furthering of research in the fields of thoracic and cardiovascular disease. We will hold international sessions to discuss with them in English. I am sure all of you will find the topics interesting and informative.
@Sendai in October is one of the most beautiful places in Japan, the changing leaves during the Autumn season are spectacular.
@I sincerely hope you will participate in this meeting, and will enjoy our beautiful Autumn colors. I look forward to welcoming you to Sendai in October, 2007.
@With best wishes and highest regards.



Sincerely yours,



Koichi Tabayashi, M.D., Ph.D.
President
The 60th Annual Meeting of the
Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery