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Meetings/ Conference coverage, Single port thoracic surgery, Thoracic surgery programs

NHS thoracic offering: Cambridge International VATS symposium

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Another conference/ educational announcement for all residents, fellows and interested thoracic surgeons.  This course is sponsored by the United Kingdom’s National Health Service and is being held in Cambridge, UK at Papworth Hospital this November.  There is parallel content for nurses and other thoracic surgery personnel.

Internationally known Spanish surgeon Dr. Diego Gonzalez Rivas as well as native surgeon Mr. (Dr.) Ian Hunt of St. George’s Hospital in London, will be part of the faculty teaching this course.

Dr. Gonzalez Rivas will be discussing single port surgery in addition to performing a live case on the second day of the symposium.

Mr. Hunt will be discussing how to perform a total lymphadenectomy, as well as lymphadenectomies on more complicated cases.

Additional speakers will be discussing topics including issues in thoracic anesthesia, management of bleeding (in VATS and other minimally invasive surgery), and managing other operative complications.

Interested persons can register here.

About K Eckland

World of Thoracic Surgery is a blog about the work, research, and practices of thoracic surgeons around the world. It includes case studies, [sometimes] dry research, interviews with thoracic surgeons along with patient perspectives, and feedback.

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