Thoracic Surgery: Part I

The Thoracic Surgery: Part I course will run from 4-6 April 2019 at EACTS House, Windsor THURSDAY 4 April 08:00 Registration and welcome 08:30 Radiology and nuclear imaging for surgeons To be announced 10:00 Break 10:15 The Tumour Node Metastasis (TNM) staging system M Dusmet, London The rationale for staging M Dusmet, London 12:15 Lunch … Continue reading "Thoracic Surgery: Part I"
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The Thoracic Surgery: Part I course will run from 4-6 April 2019 at EACTS House, Windsor

THURSDAY 4 April
08:00 Registration and welcome
08:30 Radiology and nuclear imaging for surgeons To be announced
10:00 Break
10:15 The Tumour Node Metastasis (TNM) staging system M Dusmet, London
The rationale for staging M Dusmet, London
12:15 Lunch
13:00 How staging is performed M Dusmet, London
14:00 Break
14:15

Rotating 1 hour sessions:

Group 1: Drylab
Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)

Group 2: Multi-disciplinary team (MDT) Staging
Case-scenarios

16:30 Close
FRIDAY 5 April
08:30 Anaesthesia for thoracic surgery D Alexander, London
10:00 Break
10:15 ITU management of the thoracic patient D Alexander, London
Pain management D Alexander, London
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Functional assessment prior to lung surgery M Dusmet, London
14:00 Break
14:15 Chemotherapy for lung cancer O Khan, Swindon
Radiotherapy for lung cancer J Conibear, London
16:30 Close
SATURDAY 6 APRIL
08:30 Post-operative management S de Cabanyes, Tenerife
10:00 Break
10:15 Management of complications with case scenarios P Licht, Denmark & E Roessner, Mannheim
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Management of complications with case scenarios P Licht, Denmark & E Roessner, Mannheim
Evaluation/feedback
16:30 Close

COURSE INFORMATION

Date/Duration
4-6 April 2019 (3 day course)

Location
Windsor, UK

Course Director
M Dusmet, London

Course Format
Interactive lectures
Drylab

Course Fee
Members: €350 inclusive of 20% UK VAT
Non-Members: €450 inclusive of 20% UK VAT

Fee includes lunch, refreshments and dinner on Thursday 4 April and Friday 5 April.

Course Overview
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.

Didactic presentations with interactive discussions, case scenario sessions and an EBUS drylab.  The faculty will be available to discuss topics informally throughout the duration of the course.

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

Faculty

  • David Alexander
  • John Conibear
  • Sara de Cabanyes
  • Michael Dusmet
  • Omar Khan
  • Peter Licht
  • Eric Roessner