Events in 2017

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EACTS provides high quality training courses that are attended by delegates from all over the world.
As an educational institution, our goal is to promote a non-dogmatic learning environment that brings together people, cultures and ideas from around the world, changing lives, and helping to transform through education.

6 Feb-10 Feb

Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I

Monday 06 February
09:30 Welcome and introduction Steven Livesey
10:00 History of coronary surgery John Pepper
10:30 Coronary anatomy: Arteries and veins Horia Muresian
11:00 Coronary physiology Simon Davies
11:30 What do the coronary trials tell us? Simon Davies
12:00 Coronary multi-disciplinary team Simon Davies

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Course Director

Simon Davies

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6 Feb-10 Feb

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I

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Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I

SOLD OUT
Basic principles of cardiac surgery part I.  The course will encompass two 2.5 day modules: Essentials in Coronary Surgery and Essentials of Aortic Valve Intervention.
The middle day of the course will offer expert ‘hands-on’ wetlab training covering both modules.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Cardiac and cardio-thoracic surgeons; Residents and fellows in cardiac surgical training programmes.

Course Director

S Livesey, Southampton

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23 Feb-24 Feb

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Endoscopic Port-Access Mitral Valve Repair Drylab Training

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Endoscopic Port-Access Mitral Valve Repair Drylab Training

For each course in 2017 we have invited a ‘giant’ in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery. We are pleased to announce that for the course in February, Professor Friedrich Mohr will be our honoured faculty member.

True simulated physical model of endoscopic port-access set-up whereby the operator can train from the basic technique to full complex repairs

*Please note that we a require a minimum of 4 participants for this course to proceed.

Location

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Course Director

Peyman Sardari Nia, MD, PhD Maastricht Netherlands

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16 Mar-18 Mar

Windsor, UK

Introduction to Aortic Surgery

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Introduction to Aortic Surgery

Covering the major aspects of aortic surgery, from the aortic valve to the descending aorta. Special attention will be devoted to the various options in sparing the aortic valve and on the modern approach to aortic arch surgery.  The programme will include a wetlab demonstrating various surgical techniques on the aortic root.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

This course is aimed at residents in their last year and surgeons willing to broaden their expertise in major aortic valve and aortic pathologies.

Course Director

R De Paulis, Rome

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16 Mar-18 Mar

Introduction to Aortic Surgery

Thursday 16 March
09:15 Welcome and introduction Ruggero De Paulis
09:20 PROXIMAL THORACIC AORTIC SURGERY
09:20 The physiology and the hemodynamic of the aortic root Denis Berdajs
09:40 Guidelines for a timely surgical indication Alessandro Della Corte
10:00 The bicuspid aortopathy: Classification and prognosis Alessandro Della Corte
10:20 A practical guide to the extent of resection in bicuspid aortopathy Ruggero De Paulis

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Course Director

Ruggero De Paulis

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27 Mar-31 Mar

Thoracic Surgery: Part I

Monday 27 March
08:30 Radiology and nuclear imaging for surgeons Nicholas Hughes
10:00 BREAK
10:15 The Tumour Node Metastasis (TNM) staging system Ramon Rami-Porta
11:15 The rationale for staging Ramon Rami-Porta
12:15 LUNCH
13:00 How staging is performed Ramon Rami-Porta

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Course Director

Ramon Rami-Porta

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30 Mar-1 Apr

Windsor, UK

Thoracic Surgery: Part I

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Thoracic Surgery: Part I

To gain more insight and up-to-date knowledge on different aspects of thoracic surgery related to lung diseases with emphasis on lung cancer, infectious diseases, lung resection and transplantation.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Those with the intention of becoming a thoracic and/or cardiac surgeon and working as a surgeon in training in a thoracic and/or cardiac department

Course Director

M. Dusmet, London

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11 May-12 May

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Endoscopic Port-Access Mitral Valve Repair Drylab Training

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Endoscopic Port-Access Mitral Valve Repair Drylab Training

True simulated physical model of endoscopic port-access set-up whereby the operator can train from the basic technique to full complex repairs

*Please note that we a require a minimum of 4 participants for this course to proceed.

Location

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Course Director

Peyman Sardari Nia, MD, PhD Maastricht Netherlands

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18 May-19 May

Berlin, Germany

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

SOLD OUT – This specialist course will be held at the Medizin im Grünen facility in Wendisch Rietz, just outside Berlin. A medical centre of excellence where delegates will receive intensive simulator learning and training in different patient simulations in an extremely modern operative environment.

Location

Wendisch Rietz, Germany (just outside Berlin)

Target Audience

Thoracic surgeons working as a surgeon in training in a thoracic and/or cardiac department with a specific interest in VATS lobectomy.

Course Director

P Rajesh, Birmingham

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5 Jun-9 Jun

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part II

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Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part II

Basic principles of cardiac surgery part II. A new format has been introduced for these highly popular courses which are a must for cardiac surgical trainees. The course will encompass two 2.5 day modules: Aorta and Congenital and Heart and Lung Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support.
The middle day of the course will offer expert ‘hands-on’ wetlab training covering both modules.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Cardiac and cardio-thoracic surgeons; Residents and fellows in cardiac surgical training programmes

Course Director

S. Livesey, Southampton

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