Thoracic Surgery: Part I

The Thoracic Surgery course will run from 30 March - 1 April 2017 at EACTS House, Windsor THURSDAY 30 MARCH 08:00 Registration and welcome 08:30 Radiology and nuclear imaging for surgeons N Hughes, Frimley 10:00 Break 10:15   The Tumour Node Metastasis (TNM) staging system   M Dusmet, London; R Rami-Porta, Barcelona 11:15 The rationale for … Continue reading "Thoracic Surgery: Part I"
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The Thoracic Surgery course will run from 30 March – 1 April 2017 at EACTS House, Windsor

THURSDAY 30 MARCH
08:00 Registration and welcome
08:30 Radiology and nuclear imaging for surgeons N Hughes, Frimley
10:00 Break

10:15

 

The Tumour Node Metastasis (TNM) staging system

 

M Dusmet, London;
R Rami-Porta, Barcelona
11:15 The rationale for staging M Dusmet, London;
R Rami-Porta, Barcelona
12:15 Lunch
13:00 How staging is performed M Dusmet, London;
R Rami-Porta, Barcelona
14:00 Break
14:15

Rotating 1 hour sessions:

Group 1: Drylab
Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)

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

M Dusmet, London;
R Rami-Porta, Barcelona
16:30 Close
FRIDAY 31 MARCH
08:30 Anaesthesia for thoracic surgery D Alexander, London
10:00 Break
10:15 ITU management of the thoracic patient D Alexander, London
11:15 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
15.15 Radiotherapy for lung cancer J Conibear, London
16:30 Close
SATURDAY 1 APRIL
08:30 Post-operative management
10:00 Break S De Cabanyes, London
10:15 Management of complications with case scenarios P Licht, Odense;
E Roessner, Mannheim
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Management of complications with case scenarios   P Licht, Odense;
E Roessner, Mannheim
14:00 Break
14:15 Management of complications with case scenarios P Licht, Odense;
E Roessner, Mannheim
Evaluation/Feedback
16:30 Close

COURSE INFORMATION

Date/Duration
30 March -1 April 2017 (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 30 March 2017

*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 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

  • Michael Dusmet
  • David Alexander
  • Sara de Cabanyes
  • John Conibear
  • Nicholas Hughes
  • Omar Khan
  • Peter Licht
  • Ramon Rami-Porta
  • Eric Roessner