The Thoracic Surgery course will run from 28 – 30 November 2019 in Porto, Portugal.
THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER
|08:00||Registration and welcome|
|08:30||Lobectomy or sublobar resection for non small-cell lung cancer|
|Small cell lung cancer – is it a surgical disease?|
|10:15||Pleural effusion management|
|11:15||Pneumothorax and bullous emphysema|
|13:00||Lung volume reduction surgery including valves|
|14:15||Stage IIIA (N2) non small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) – is it a surgical disease?|
|15:15||Airway obstruction – endobronchial therapy|
FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER
|09:15||Tumours of the carina/trachea|
|10:15||Tracheal surgery – techniques and tips|
|11:30||Complications of tracheal and T4 surgery|
|13:00||Management of tracheoesophageal fistulas|
|14:15||Wetlab: Carinal and superior vena cava resection|
SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER
|08:30||Pleural empyema management|
|09:00||Surgery for destroyed lung|
|09:30||Surgery for turberculosis|
|11:15||Lung assist devices|
|13:30||Lunch and close|
*the above programme is subject to change
28 – 30 November 2019 (3 day course)
P Licht, Odense
Co-Director and Local Organiser
J Maciel, Porto
Members: €300 inclusive of VAT
Non-Members: €375 inclusive of VAT
Fee includes lunch, refreshments and dinners on Friday 29 December
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 wetlab on carinal and SVC resection. The faculty will be available to discuss topics informally throughout the duration of the course.
Thoracic surgeons working as a surgeon in their final level of training in a thoracic and/or cardiac department (advanced level).