This course will review the basics of pediatric lung lesions and thoracic vascular anatomy, the current treatment modalities, and most importantly, tips and tricks for standard thoracotomy techniques and approaches.
Dr. Flake is an attending surgeon and director of the General Surgery Fellowship Program atThe Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he holds the Ruth M. and Tristram C. Colket, Jr.Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery. He serves as director of CHOP's Center for Fetal Researchand is professor of Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Perelman School of Medicineat the University of Pennsylvania
Chief of Pediatric Surgery at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Denver, Colorado. Professor of Surgery at Columbia University, New York, New York He was a founder and past president of the International Pediatric Endosurgical Group (IPEG), SAGES, Telementoring Task Force Member
Dr. Ponsky is a Professor of Surgery, and the Director of Clinical Growth and Transformation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, He is also a consultant pediatric surgeon at Akron Children’s Hospital.
Professor of Surgery OB/GYN Research Institute at McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
Filatov Children’s Hospital; Russian State Medical University, Moscow, Russia
Surgery Department Chair - Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health – Bangalore, India
Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Undergraduate Medical Education, Northeast Ohio Medical University . Akron, Ohio
Prof. Riccipetitoni is currently the Director of the Department of Pediatric Surgical Specialities of Buzzi Children’s Hospital – ASST FatebeneFratelli-Sacco-Buzzi in Milan. Moreover from 2006 to 2010 she was President of Comiteé for Guidelines in Research, Education and Assistance of the Universitary Hospital of Ferrara. She has performed more than 15,000 surgical operations as first operator in all fields of pediatric surgery: thoracic surgery, gastroenterologic surgery, urology, oncologic surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery. She has developed a great experience in mininvasive surgery and she regularly performs this technique in many fields. She is also currently the Assistant Editor of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery since 2017 as well as Assistant Editor of the European Journal of Pediatric Surgery since 2016, and the Assistant Editor of Pediatric Surgery International since 2015.
Dr. Martinez-Ferro is the surgeon-in-chief at The Fundacion Hospitalaria Children´s Hospital. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
Chairman, Department of Surgery, Akron Children's Hospital. Professor of Clinical Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Akron, Ohio.
Prenatal and Postnatal Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Lesions
Management of the Asymptomatic Lesion
Treatment Options for CPAM, PS, and CLE
Lung and Thoracic Vascular Anatomy
Standard Thoracotomy Approaches
Thorascopic Technique Overview
Right Upper, Middle and Lower Lobe Techniques
Left Upper and Lower Lobe Techniques
1. To understand the optimal management of prenatal lung lesions.
2. To understand the optimal management of postnatal lung lesions.
3. To understand how to perform a thoracoscopic lung resection.