Advanced Course in Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery – VATS and RATS

Full immersion in Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery

This curriculum is designed to meet the requirements of experienced thoracoscopic surgeons who are considering starting a VATS and/or RATS program.

Fellows and residents as well as thoracic surgeons with limited experience in advanced thoracoscopic procedures will also benefit from sharing their experience with experts and colleagues.

The course will focus on technological aspects, approaches, use and location of access incisions, all major pulmonary resections including segmentectomies and advanced procedures, tips and tricks, and analysis and management of complications.

Advanced Course in Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery – VATS and RATS

2023

Course information

Course status

OPTION B

Training sessions including VATS procedures only

Starting at 1782 €

OPTION C

Training sessions including VATS and RATS procedures

Starting at 1782 €

No accommodation, no social programme and no entertainment included in the fees for participants

Course information

Course directors

J.M. Baste (FR)
P.E. Falcoz (FR)
A. Seguin (FR)

Faculty panel

K. Amer (GB)
T. Batchelor (GB)
F. Becmeur (FR)
G. Boddaert (FR)
I. Bouabdallah (FR)
D. Boulate (FR)
E. Brian (FR)
O. Collange (FR)
H. Decaluwé (BE)
J. Dunning (GB)
M. Durand (FR)
R. Flores (US)
D. Gonzalez Rivas (ES)
D. Gossot (FR)
M. Grigoroiu (RO)
S. Jheon (KR)
T. Kohno (JP)
F. Melfi (IT)
P.B. Pages (FR)
C. Peillon (FR)
R. Petersen (DK)
K. Pfeuty (FR)
A. Sihoe (HK)
S. Swanson (US)
M. Tedde (BR)
P.A. Thomas (FR)
W. Walker (UK)
J.M. Wihlm (FR)

Course objectives

  • To cover a broad spectrum of surgical procedures in VATS and RATS procedures
  • To provide indications for surgical treatment and discuss operative complications
  • To allow a real-time discussion between the experts and the trainee surgeons
  • To provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in VATS / RATS surgery through practice on live tissue (mini-pigs) or simulators under expert tutorial
  • To describe postoperative clinical results and practical applications of evidence-based clinical medicine

Target audience

Thoracic surgeons, general surgeons, paediatric surgeons

 
 

Educational methods

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants
  • Pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Training on live tissue (mini-pigs) or simulators under expert tutorial

Cancellation policy

CME credits & accreditations

March 16-18, 2023
  • Option B : An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME for CME accreditation of this event
  • Option C : An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME for CME accreditation of this event
A submission has been made to the Ethical MedTech for assessment as a CVS Training
A submission has been made to the Ethical MedTech for assessment as a Third-Party Procedure Training

Resolution of conflicts of interest (COI):

The IRCAD training center has industrial and research partners (e.g., Karl Storz and Covidien/Medtronic) and Course Faculty members and Healthcare professionals declare these industrial partners are never committed to the elaboration and running organization of the programs or in the choice of experts. There is neither publicity nor promotion in the form of pull-up stands or flyers during the course.

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Live the IRCAD experience to the fullest

The courses are organized in such a way that participants are fully immersed in the heart of the Institute, from start to finish.

One day at IRCAD

Your course by day, the comfort and luxury in Les Haras Hotel **** by night

A place with a unique design, inspired by history and the universe of horses… Les Haras Hotel**** honors leather and wood to take its guests on a journey through time.

The Haras Brasserie offers a modern and friendly cuisine. The great classics of French cuisine are celebrated there, alongside signature dishes from Alsace or inspirations from the world over.

Testimonials

It was a very impressive course - thank you very much.

from Russia

Very interesting course with many precious teachings.

from Italy

Very good organization - excellent teaching course.

from Panama

Thanks so much, I learnt much new innovation for my speciality!

from Paraguay

The day was informative and the practical session was excellent

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