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Masters of Minimal Invasive Thoracic Surgery: a rewarding platform for thoracic surgeons' continued education

Published: 2013-07-25

The “Masters of Minimal Invasive Thoracic Surgery” program, endorsed by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and co-sponsored by the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, will be held in Waldorf Astoria Orlando, Orlando, Florida on September 19-21, 2013. The course director is Thomas A. D’Amico, Professor and Vice Chair of Surgery, Chief of Section of General Thoracic Surgery and Program Director of Thoracic Surgery, from Duke University Medical Center.

This postgraduate course will emphasize the use of video-based education and in-depth discussion of technical details to meet the continuing education needs of thoracic surgeons, as well as others who may assist thoracic surgeons in practice.

This program providesparticipants with an opportunity to learn about the most recent advances in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, discuss the technical aspects of the most challenging procedures with international experts, and share their most difficult cases with knowledgeable and skilled faculty, so that they can:describe the advantages and technical considerations associated with the minimally invasive strategies in the management of basic and complex thoracic disorders, discuss the conduct of minimally invasive thoracic surgery through analysis and critique of videos, explain the process by which technically advanced procedures may be incorporated into surgical practice and discuss controversial issues, emerging techniques, and future directions in minimally invasive thoracic surgery.

Welcome to come and join this exciting program.

Registration and Courses overview:

http://innovation.surgery.duke.edu/courses/2013-duke-masters-minimally-invasive-thoracic-surgery/overview