Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

The Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) course will run from 17 - 18 May 2018 in Wendisch Rietz, Germany (just outside Berlin). THURSDAY 17 MAY 07:30 Registration and welcome 08:00 Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) - The evidence - Principles Patient selection     09:30 Break 10:00 VATS lobectomy live-in-a-box videos step-by-step with pitfalls VATS right upper … Continue reading "Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)"
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

The Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) course will run from 17 – 18 May 2018 in Wendisch Rietz, Germany (just outside Berlin).

THURSDAY 17 MAY
07:30 Registration and welcome
08:00 Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
– The evidence
– Principles
Patient selection

 

 

09:30 Break
10:00 VATS lobectomy live-in-a-box videos step-by-step with pitfalls
VATS right upper lobectomy
VATS middle and right lower lobectomy
VATS left upper lobectomy
VATS left lower lobectomy

 

 

12:00 Lunch
13:00 Drylab
– Drylab introduction
– VATS staplers and energy I
– VATS lobectomy (left lower lobectomy)
– VATS lobectomy (left upper lobectomy)

 

 

15:30 Break
16:00 VATS lobectomy live-in-a-box videos
Complications management
17:00 Close
FRIDAY 18 MAY
08:00 Animal ethics and anaesthesia
Broncoscopy double lumen intubation with pitfalls
VATS staplers and energy II
09:30 Break
10:00 Wetlab
– Introduction
– Bronco-mediastinoscopy
– VATS lobectomy (left lower lobectomy)
– VATS lobectomy (left upper lobectomy)

 

 

13:00 Lunch
14:00 VATS lobectomy live-in-a-box videos
Complications management

 

 

15:30 Feedback
16:00 Close

COURSE INFORMATION

Date/Duration
17 -18 May 2018 (2 day course)

Location
Medizin im Gruenen
Wendisch Rietz, Germany (just outside Berlin)

Course Director
P Rajesh, Birmingham

Course Format
Interactive lectures, live-in-a-box videos, drylab and wetlab.

Course Fee
To be announced

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

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