Thoracic Surgery: Part III

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? 10:00 Break 10:15 Pleural effusion management 11:15 Pneumothorax and bullous emphysema 12:15 Lunch … Continue reading "Thoracic Surgery: Part III"

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?
10:00 Break
10:15 Pleural effusion management
11:15 Pneumothorax and bullous emphysema
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Lung volume reduction surgery including valves
14:00 Break
14:15 Stage IIIA (N2) non small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) – is it a surgical disease?
15:15 Airway obstruction – endobronchial therapy
16:30 Close
FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER
08:30 Sleeve resections
09:15 Tumours of the carina/trachea
10:00 Break
10:15 Tracheal surgery – techniques and tips
11:00 T4 surgery
11:30 Complications of tracheal and T4 surgery
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Management of tracheoesophageal fistulas
14:00 Break
14:15 Wetlab: Carinal and superior vena cava resection
16:30 Close
SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER
08:30 Pleural empyema management
09:00 Surgery for destroyed lung
09:30 Surgery for turberculosis
11:00 Break
11:15 Lung assist devices
12:15 Lung transplantation
13:15 Evaluation/Feedback
13:30 Lunch and close

 

*the above programme is subject to change

COURSE INFORMATION

Date/Duration
28 – 30 November 2019 (3 day course)

Location
Porto, Portugal

Course Director
P Licht, Odense

Co-Director and Local Organiser
J Maciel, Porto

Course Format
Interactive lectures
Wetlab

Course Fee
Members: €300 inclusive of VAT
Non-Members: €375 inclusive of VAT

Fee includes lunch, refreshments and dinners on Friday 29 December

Course Overview
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.

Target Audience
Thoracic surgeons working as a surgeon in their final level of training in a thoracic and/or cardiac department (advanced level).