Fundamentals in Aortic Surgery

The Fundamentals in Aortic Surgery Course will run from 14-16 March 2024 in Windsor. This Course will be available online and in-person, all times shown below are local UK times.
  • 14 – 16 Mar 2024
  • Windsor, UK
  • Hybrid

Event Information

  • Date/Duration

    14-16 March 2024 (2.5 day course)

  • Location
  • Course Director

    F Schoenhoff, Bern

  • Course Format

    Interactive lectures
    Surgical case videos
    Wetlab and hands-on simulation sessions

  • Course Fee

    This course is available online and in-person.

    In-person registration fees include all sessions, breaks, lunch and dinner on Thursday 14 March.
    In-person fees (Windsor,UK):
    Members: €525 inclusive of VAT
    Non-Members: €625 inclusive of VAT

    Online registration fees include all sessions, except sessions 4, 8 and 10.  Kindly note there is no interactive function and you will not be able to interact with Faculty and other attendees.

    Hybrid fees (online only):
    Members: €150.00 inclusive of VAT
    Non-Members: €200.00 inclusive of VAT

  • Target Audience

    Skills level 1 – Residents in training with the course content closely allied to the EBCTS syllabus.

  • Accreditation

    This course is Ethical MedTech compliant, full details can be found here.

    EACTS Academy terms and conditions.

Course Overview

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.  Guidance will be available for those cardiac surgeons wishing to embark upon an endovascular programme.  This year’s course will include hands-on wetlab and simulation sessions.

Learning Objectives

  • To obtain the proper instruments for a correct diagnostic evaluation in planning the most appropriate surgical approach on the ascending aorta and aortic arch
  • To learn the technical details in various aortic operations
  • To acquire basic notions for expanding their endovascular skills

Course Programme

Programme and faculty subject to change.