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Web Event-Topics in Thoracic Surgery: A Primer for Residents & Fellows Program

Web Event-Topics in Thoracic Surgery: A Primer for Residents & Fellows Program

Join us for an interactive online broadcast of the "Topics in Thoracic Surgery: a Primer for Residents and Fellows Program" sponsored by Ethicon on December 8, 2013.

This online live simulcast brought to you by KARL STORZ, will bring together thoracic surgical residents and fellows from across the country to interact with distinguished faculty as they present current topics in thoracic surgery, techniques in VATS, tissue stapling, and live case demonstrations.

Description

This interactive online broadcast provides the Thoracic Fellow with opportunities to engage in discussions regarding the latest advances in thoracic surgery. The interactive sessions will address patient selection, current topics in thoracic surgery, VATS surgical techniques, and skills for managing potential complications. Live case demonstrations will be facilitated by a moderator and will allow for Q&A opportunities.

Requirements for Participation

Thoracic Surgeons or Fellows based in United States

Directors & Faculty

Directors

Associate Director Thoracic Surgery Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA


Additional Faculty

Assistant Professor of Surgery Emory Univ. Hospital Midtown Atlanta, GA

Chief, General Thoracic Surgery Surgical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program Winship Cancer Institute Emory University Hospital Altlanta, GA

Chief, Thoracic Surgery and Trauma Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA

Agenda

All Times in Los Angeles, CA (PST)
8:00 am - 8:15 am
Welcome
Course Overview
8:15 am - 8:35 am
Lecture
Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Staging
8:35 am - 8:55 am
Lecture
Treatment/Outcomes of Lung Cancer
8:55 am - 9:15 am
Lecture
VATS Approach to Lobectomy
8:55 am - 9:15 am
Lecture
Complex VATS
9:35 am - 9:50 am
Panel Discussion
9:50 am - 10:00 am
Break
10:00 am - 10:20 am
Lecture
Trachea
10:20 am - 10:40 am
Lecture
Benign Lung Disease
10:40 am - 11:00 am
Lecture
LVRS
11:00 am - 11:20 am
Panel Discussion
12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lecture
Mediastinal Disease
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Lecture
Thymectomy
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lecture
Esophageal Cancer
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Lecture
Barrett's
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Lecture
Benign Esophageal
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Panel Discussion
3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Adjourn

Description

  • Patient Selection
  • Current Topics in Thoracic Surgery
  • VATS Surgical Techniques
  • Skills for Managing Potential Complications

Description

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss current topics in thoracic surgery.
  • Demonstrate the safe and effective use of ECHELON FLEX Powered ENDOPATH Stapler and other minimally invasive instruments in a hands on lab.
  • Define patient selection, preparation and positioning for VATS lobectomy procedures.