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.

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

D Pacini, Bologna

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26 Mar-27 Mar

Brussels, Belgium

Aortic Valve Repair and Ross Operation

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Aortic Valve Repair and Ross Operation

The curriculum is designed to provide all aspects of the Brussels School approach and techniques on aortic valve reconstructive surgery.  Covering the anatomy of the aortic valve, echocardiographic assessment and operative planning of aortic regurgitation and aneurysm. Surgical techniques of valve sparing reimplantation, annuloplasty and cusp repair in tricuspid and bicuspid aortic valve will be detailed step-by-step and illustrated during didactic presentations, videos and live surgical cases.

Location

Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc, Brussels

Course Directors

G El Khoury & L de Kerchove, Brussels

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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

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*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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17 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

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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

EACTS Aortic Valve Repair Summit

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EACTS Aortic Valve Repair Summit

Live surgical cases, presentations led by keynote international faculty, scientific debate, dynamic research, and video & abstract presentations

Location

Paris, France

Target audience

Cardiac surgeons, echocardiographers (cardiologists and anaesthesiologists), radiologists and advanced residents interested in the field of valve repair who are encouraged to present their scientific work in abstract presentations

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