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CONTENTS

Events in 2016

  • KEY:
  • SKILL LEVEL 1
  • SKILL LEVEL 2
  • SKILL LEVEL 3
  • SKILL LEVEL 4

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.

31 Jan-2 Feb

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Coronary Artery Disease

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Fundamentals in Coronary Artery Disease

This first course in the Fundamentals series will focus on coronary artery disease.
The course will be hybrid and registration is now open with two fee options!

Target Audience

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

Course Director

A Ranasinghe, Birmingham

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2 Feb-11 May

Virtual Meeting

WiCTS Webinar Series: The changing face of leadership

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WiCTS Webinar Series: The changing face of leadership

The Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery (WiCTS) launch their first webinar series in eight parts, that will blend theory with practical information from experts and guest speakers, creating a community of like-minded peers to discuss and enhance understanding of women’s challenges and roles in the current landscape.

Target Audience

Open to all who support the advancement of inclusion and diversity in cardiothoracic surgery (regardless of gender). For all Skills Levels.

Course Director

J Kluin, Amsterdam

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16 Feb

Virtual Meeting

Aortic Dissection Webinar

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Aortic Dissection Webinar

The first of this year’s webinars held by the EACTS Vascular Disease Domain, focusing on aortic dissection.

Target Audience

Skills Level 3 – Surgeons established in independent practice.

Course Directors

D Pacini, Bologna
Aortic Dissection Task Force Chair

K Tsagakis, Essen
Vascular Disease Domain Chair

 

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22 Feb

Virtual Meeting

Robotics in Thoracic Surgery Webinar

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Robotics in Thoracic Surgery Webinar

The first session of the NEW Thoracic Disease Domain webinars will focus on different approaches to incorporating a robotics program into surgical set ups.

Target Audience

Skills Level 1, 2 & 3 – This webinar is aimed at all Skills Levels.

Course Directors

F Melfi, Pisa
M Durand, Paris
 

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1 Mar-3 Mar

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Congenital Heart Disease

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Fundamentals in Congenital Heart Disease

This course will encompass surgical anatomy, physiology and principles of surgical and non-surgical treatment of congenital heart diseases for residents preparing for their EBCTS exams.
The course will be hybrid and registration is now open with two fee options!

Target Audience

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

Course Director

J Hörer, Munich

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8 Mar-9 Mar

Windsor, UK

Mitral Valve Repair

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Mitral Valve Repair

The course will cover the fundamental concepts of mitral valve repair for surgeons wanting to introduce this programme in their own practice.
This course will be hybrid and registration is now open with two fee options!

Target Audience

Skills Level 2 – Residents in the final years of training and surgeons at the beginning of independent practice.

Course Director

M De Bonis, Milan

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16 Mar-18 Mar

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Aortic Surgery

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Fundamentals in Aortic Surgery

Covering the major aspects of aortic surgery, from the aortic valve to the descending aorta.
This course will be hybrid and registration is now open with two fee options!

Target Audience

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

Course Director

K Tsagakis, Essen

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22 Mar-24 Mar

Paris, France

Annuloplasty for Aortic Valve Repair: A practical approach

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Annuloplasty for Aortic Valve Repair: A practical approach

A technical course offering a practical approach for aortic valve repair with external aortic ring annuloplasty, providing a step-by-step process, also featuring live surgical cases and a wetlab.

Target Audience 

Skills level 3 – Surgeons established in independent practice.

Location

Paris, France

Course Director

E Lansac, Paris

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30 Mar

Virtual Meeting

EACTS Case Corner: Mitral Valve Repair

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EACTS Case Corner: Mitral Valve Repair

In this session a complex mitral case is presented. All symptoms, patient characteristics and test results are described in detail. Together with the audience, the right treatment decision is discussed.

Target Audience

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

Course Directors

A Zientara, London
C Gollmann-Tepeköylü, Innsbruck

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17 Apr-19 Apr

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Thoracic Surgery: Part 1

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Fundamentals in Thoracic Surgery: Part 1

Fundamentals in Thoracic Surgery: Part 1 is aimed for participants to gain more insight and up-to-date knowledge on different aspects of thoracic surgery.
This course will be hybrid and registration is now open with two fee options!

Target Audience

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

Course Director

G Cardillo, Rome

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20 Apr

Virtual Meeting

EACTS Case Corner: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

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EACTS Case Corner: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

In this session a complex TAVI case is presented. All symptoms, patient characteristics and test results are described in detail. Together with the audience, the right treatment decision is discussed.

Target Audience

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

Course Directors

A Zientara, London
C Gollmann-Tepeköylü, Innsbruck

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25 Apr-27 Apr

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Valvular Heart Disease

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Fundamentals in Valvular Heart Disease

This is the second course in the Fundamentals series and will focus on valvular heart disease.
This course will be hybrid and registration is now open with two fee options!

Target Audience

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

Course Director

A Ranasinghe, Birmingham

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11 May

Virtual Meeting

Connective Tissue Disease Webinar

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Connective Tissue Disease Webinar

The second online webinar held by the EACTS Vascular Disease Domain, focusing on decision-making in root and ascending aortic disease.

Target Audience

Skills Level 3 – Surgeons established in independent practice.

Course Directors

F Schoenhoff, Bern
Connective Tissue Disease Task Force Chair

K Tsagakis, Essen
Vascular Disease Domain Chair

 

11 May-12 May

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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25 May

Virtual Meeting

EACTS Case Corner: Thoracic Surgery

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EACTS Case Corner: Thoracic Surgery

In this session a complex thoracic case is presented. All thoracic imaging and further patient characteristics are described in detail. Together with the audience, the right treatment decision is discussed.

Target Audience

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

Course Directors

A Zientara, London
C Gollmann-Tepeköylü, Innsbruck

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14 Jun

Virtual Meeting

Lung Volume Reduction Webinar

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Lung Volume Reduction Webinar

The second session of the new Thoracic Disease Domain webinars will focus on lung volume reduction.

Target Audience

Skills Level 1, 2 & 3 – This webinar is aimed at all Skills Levels.

Course Directors

T Batchelor, London

R Milton, Leeds
Thoracic Disease Domain Chair

 

21 Jun-23 Jun

Brussels, Belgium

The Aortic Forum

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The Aortic Forum

The EACTS Aortic Forum will be an in-person meeting and will take place from 21-23 June 2023 in Brussels.

Location

Brussels, Belgium

Aortic Forum Taskforce Chair

R De Paulis, Rome

29 Jun

Virtual Meeting

EACTS Case Corner: Aortic Dissection

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EACTS Case Corner: Aortic Dissection

In this session a complex aortic dissection case is presented. All symptoms, patient characteristics and test results are described in detail. Together with the audience, the right treatment decision is discussed.

Target Audience

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

Course Directors

A Zientara, London
C Gollmann-Tepeköylü, Innsbruck

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21 Sep

Virtual Meeting

EACTS Case Corner: Mechanical Circulatory Support

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EACTS Case Corner: Mechanical Circulatory Support

In this session a complex MCS case is presented. All symptoms, patient characteristics and test results are described in detail. Together with the audience, the right treatment decision is discussed.

Target Audience

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

Course Directors

A Zientara, London
C Gollmann-Tepeköylü, Innsbruck

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