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.

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5 Feb-9 Feb

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I

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Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I

This is the first in a series of three “Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery” courses being held at EACTS House in Windsor in 2018.
The course and accompanying wetlab will cover all aspects of coronary artery surgery, aortic valve replacement and aortic root surgery.

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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22 Feb-23 Feb

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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15 Mar-17 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

12 Apr-14 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

3 May-4 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

16 May-18 May

Berlin, Germany

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

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

24 May-26 May

Berlin, Germany

Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Co-ordinators Training Course

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Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Co-ordinators Training Course

Lectures, video clips and practical demonstrations. All sessions will be highly interactive.

Location

Berlin, Germany

Target Audience

Ventricular assist device co-ordinators.

Course Director

V. Falk, Berlin

4 Jun-8 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

14 Jun-16 Jun

Windsor, UK

Thoracic Surgery: Part II

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Thoracic Surgery: Part II

To gain more insight and up-to-date knowledge on different aspects of thoracic surgery related to the chest wall, mesothelioma, techniques for metastasectomy and tumors of the medisatinum. Didactic presentations with interactive discussions, case scenario sessions and two wetlabs on chest wall reconstruction and energy and lasers in surgery.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Thoracic surgeons working as a surgeon in training in a thoracic and/or cardiac department (intermediate level).

Course Director

E. Roessner, Mannheim

18 Jun-19 Jun

Paris, France

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EACTS Aortic Valve Repair Summit

 

Location

Paris, France

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