VATS Lung Resections

Period: 17.03.2022 - 18.03.2022

Accredited by the Romanian College of Physicians, this hands-on workshop is addressed to resident physicians and specialists in thoracic surgery, with basic or medium experience in thoracic surgery.

The workshop comprises theoretical lectures, video presentations, case discussions, practice on model and functional tissues.

During the workshop, the attendants:

- will learn to use the imaging chain to provide quality images during surgery;

- will acquire the necessary knowledge for spatial orientation and correct interpretation of surgical anatomy, seen from the perspective of the laparoscopic approach;

- will acquire the necessary knowledge for the correct use of modern electrosurgical devices;

- will practice the handiness of the right hand and of the left hand, in order to learn the correct gestures for the manipulation and exposure of the anatomical structures;

- will practice the sharp and blunt dissection, clipping, sectioning;

- will learn the gestures for inserting drain tubes, extracting parts, closing trocar holes;

- will learn the simple modalities to perform laparoscopic surgical nodes;

- will practice the safe sectioning of vessels, bronchia and parenchyma;

- will acquire the necessary knowledge for increasing the efficiency of the operative gestures and reducing the intraoperative risks and incidents.

At the end of the workshop, you will be more confident in your theoretical knowledge and your practical skills concerning the laparoscopic approach and you will be able to start using these techniques in your current practice.