Events in 2017

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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.

4 Feb-8 Feb

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I

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Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I

This is the first in a series of three “Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery” courses being held at EACTS House in Windsor in 2019.
The course and accompanying wetlab will cover all aspects of coronary artery surgery, aortic valve replacement and aortic root surgery.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Cardiac and cardio-thoracic surgeons; Residents and fellows in cardiac surgical training programmes

Course Director

S Livesey, Southampton

11 Feb-12 Feb

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

14 Mar-16 Mar

Windsor, UK

Introduction to Aortic Surgery

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Introduction to Aortic Surgery

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.  The programme will include a wetlab demonstrating various surgical techniques on the aortic root.

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

This course is aimed at residents in their last year and surgeons willing to broaden their expertise in major aortic valve and aortic pathologies.

Course Director

D Pacini, Bologna

27 Mar-29 Mar

Paris, France

Annuloplasty for aortic valve repair: A standardised approach

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Annuloplasty for aortic valve repair: A standardised approach

A level 3 technical course offering a standardised approach for aortic valve repair with external aortic ring annuloplasty, providing a step-by-step process, also featuring live surgery cases and a practical wetlab.

Location

Paris, France

Course Director

E Lansac, Paris

4 Apr-6 Apr

Windsor, UK

Thoracic Surgery: Part I

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Thoracic Surgery: Part I

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.

Location

Windsor, UK

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

Course Director

M Dusmet, London

29 Apr-30 Apr

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

16 May-17 May

Berlin, Germany

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

This specialist course will be held at the Medizin im Grünen facility in Wendisch Rietz, just outside Berlin. A medical centre of excellence where delegates will receive intensive simulator learning and training in different patient simulations in an extremely modern operative environment.

Location

Wendisch Rietz, Germany (just outside Berlin)

Target Audience

Thoracic surgeons working as a surgeon in training in a thoracic and/or cardiac department with a specific interest in VATS lobectomy.

Course Director

P Rajesh, Birmingham

3 Jun-7 Jun

Windsor, UK

Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part II

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Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part II

Basic principles of cardiac surgery part II. The course will encompass the essentials in aortic surgery, congenital cardiac surgery and the surgery of heart and lung failure including mechanical circulatory support.
The Thursday of the course will offer expert ‘hands-on’ wetlab training.

 

Location

Windsor, UK

Target Audience

Cardiac and cardio-thoracic surgeons; Residents and fellows in cardiac surgical training programmes

Course Director

S Livesey, Southampton

20 Jun-21 Jun

Brussels, Belgium

EACTS Aortic Valve Repair Summit

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EACTS Aortic Valve Repair Summit

Live surgical cases, presentations led by keynote international faculty, scientific debate, dynamic research, and video & abstract presentations

Location

Brussels, Belgium

Target audience

Cardiac surgeons, echocardiographers (cardiologists and anaesthesiologists), radiologists and advanced residents interested in the field of valve repair who are encouraged to present their scientific work in abstract presentations

 Course Director 

L de Kerchove, Brussels

2 Sep-3 Sep

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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