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Pediatric Thoracic Surgery Part 1: Lung Lesions

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Pediatric Thoracic Surgery Part 1: Lung Lesions
Pediatric Thoracic Surgery Part 1: “Lung Lesion Work-Up and Management: Current Concepts and Controversies”

​Topics:
  • 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

Description

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.

Directors & Faculty

Directors

Alan W. Flake, MD

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

Steve Rothenberg, MD

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

Todd Ponsky, MD

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.  


Additional Faculty

Jean Martin Laberge, MD

Professor of Surgery OB/GYN Research Institute at McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada

Alexander Razumovskiy

Filatov Children’s Hospital; Russian State Medical University, Moscow, Russia

Ramesh Santhanakrishnan

Surgery Department Chair - Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health – Bangalore, India

Starla Martinez

Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Undergraduate Medical Education, Northeast Ohio Medical University . Akron, Ohio

Professor Giovanna Riccipetitoni

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. 

Marcelo Martinez-Ferro

Dr. Martinez-Ferro is the surgeon-in-chief at The Fundacion Hospitalaria Children´s Hospital. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Mark Wulkan, M.D., FAAP

Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta,  Atlanta, Georgia

John Crow, MD

Chairman, Department of Surgery, Akron Children's Hospital. Professor of Clinical Surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Akron, Ohio.

Agenda

8:00 am - 8:10 am
Introduction
LUNG LESION WORKUP AND MANAGEMENT: CURRENT CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES
8:10 am - 8:30 am
Overview
Prenatal diagnosis, lesion classification, pre and peri-natal management, Role of Fetal Surgery, EXIT, and immediate resection
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Panel Discussion








9:00 am - 9:30 am
Overview
Postnatal workup of prenatally Diagnosed lesion, Timing of workup and Treatment, Management of the Asymptomatic Lesion, Treatment Options for CPAM, BPS, and CLE
9:30 am - 10:25 am
Panel Discussion





10:25 am - 10:40 am
Break
10:40 am - 10:50 am
Overview
Lung and Thoracic Vascular Anatomy
10:50 am - 11:00 am
Overview
Standard Thoracotomy Approaches
11:00 am - 11:10 am
Overview
Thoracoscopy Technique Overview
11:10 am - 11:45 am
Overview
Right Upper, Middle, Lower Lobe Technique
11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Break
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Overview
Left Upper and Lower Lobe Technique
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Case Presentations
Difficult case presentation Spontaneous Pneumothorax
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Case Presentations
Difficult Case
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Panel Discussion









2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Break
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
LIVE Surgery
Resection of pulmonary sequestration; Lobectomy

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Conclusions

Topics Covered

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

Objectives

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.