21st RHICS Expert Forum

The RHICS 21st Expert Forum is held in cooperation with the ASCVTS  30th Annual Meeting in  Nara, Japan on March 25, 2022. 

For further information, please click on the following link:

Program & Programm PDF

Proceedings of the 10th RHICS Anniversary are now available 

  1. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Ennker (Germany)
  2. Prof. Dr. Matthias Loebe (USA)
  3. Prof. Dr. Ottavio Alfieri (Italy)
  4. Prof. Dr. Roland Hetzer

If you want to contribute and /or add your greetings, please send us a note at: contact@rhics.org.



We are pleased to inform you that the RHICS has launched an official publication journal, The Heart Matrix.
Please see: https://www.theheartmatrix.de

To continue the legacy of Prof. Hetzer, who has trained thousands of cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons and allied professionals worldwide.
Roland Hetzer, MD, PhD

RHICS 17th Expert Forum - Heart Failure: Surgical Options

23.10.2019 in Bologna - Italy

2nd RHICS Golf Cup

24 September 2017 at the Märkischer Golfclub Potsdam

Membership Application

If you have been a student or trained by Prof. Dr. Roland Hetzer, or you believe in the vision of RHICS or you simply want to join us, you are welcome to be a member of the RHICS e.V. Membership is free. Simply fill in the form below and send it to us. Thank you.