Thoracic Surgery: Part III

The Thoracic Surgery course will run from 23 - 25 November 2017 at EACTS House, Windsor THURSDAY 23 NOVEMBER 08:00 Registration and welcome 08:30 Stage IIIA (N2) non small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) - is it a surgical disease? S Popat, London Small cell lung cancer - is it a surgical disease? P Licht, Odense 10:00 … Continue reading "Thoracic Surgery: Part III"
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The Thoracic Surgery course will run from 23 – 25 November 2017 at EACTS House, Windsor

THURSDAY 23 NOVEMBER
08:00 Registration and welcome
08:30 Stage IIIA (N2) non small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) – is it a surgical disease? S Popat, London
Small cell lung cancer – is it a surgical disease? P Licht, Odense
10:00 Break
10:15 Pneumothorax and bullous emphysema M Dusmet, London
Lung volume reduction surgery including valves M Dusmet, London
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Pleural effusion management E Roessner, Mannheim
14:00 Break
14:15 Lobectomy or sublobar resection for non small-cell lung cancer P Licht, Odense
Sleeve resections M Dusmet, London
16:30 Close
FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER
08:30 Tumors of the carina/trachea E Rendina, Rome
09.15 Tracheal surgery – techniques and tips E Rendina, Rome
10:00 Break
10:15 T4 surgery including spine/superior vena cava E Fadel, Paris
Complications of tracheal and T4 surgery E Fadel, Paris
11.30 Management of tracheoesophageal fistulas E Rendina, Rome
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Airway obstruction – endobronchial therapy F Stanzel, Hemer
14.00 Break
14.15 Wetlab: Carinal and superior vena cava resection E Fadel, Paris;
E Rendina, Rome
16:30 Close
SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER
08:30 Thoracic trauma management
10:00 Break
10:15 Lung assist devices K Hoetzenecker, Vienna
11.15 Lung transplantation K Hoetzenecker, Vienna
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Pleural empyema management M Dusmet, London
13.30 Surgery for destroyed lung P Yablonski, Saint-Petersburg
14:00 Break
14:15 Surgery for turberculosis P Yablonski, Saint-Petersburg
Evaluation/Feedback
16:30 Close

COURSE INFORMATION

Date/Duration
23 – 25 November 2017 (3 day course)

Location
Windsor, UK

Course Director
P. Licht, Odense

Course Format
Interactive lectures
Wetlab

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

Fee includes lunch, refreshments and dinners on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 November

*Scholarships are available for this course – for further information please click here

Course Overview

To gain more insight and up-to-date knowledge on different aspects of thoracic surgery related to NSCLC, emphysema, tumours, endobronchial therapy and thoracic trauma management.

Didactic presentations with interactive discussions, case scenario sessions and a drylab on carinal and SVC resection.  The faculty will be available to discuss topics informally throughout the duration of the course.

Target Audience
Thoracic surgeons working as a surgeon in their final level of training in a thoracic and/or cardiac department (advanced level).

Faculty

  • Peter Licht
  • Michael Dusmet
  • Elie Fadel
  • Konrad Hoetzenecker
  • Erino Rendina
  • Eric Roessner
  • Piotr Yablonskiy