5th Annual Duke Masters of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

September 19, 2013 to September 21, 2013

The Fifth Annual Masters of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery program involves well-known leaders and technical masters in minimally invasive surgery, creating an experience that is both didactic and interactive. The Masters activity will focus on a spectrum of the most complex thoracic surgical issues. The faculty, with help from the audience, will review decision-making, operative strategies, advanced technical details, controversies and management of complications. The post-graduate activity includes didactic and video-based education to meet the continuing education needs of those who routinely practice thoracoscopic procedures.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the process by which technically advanced procedures may be incorporated into surgical practice

  • 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

  • Discuss controversial issues, emerging techniques, and future directions in minimally invasive thoracic surgery

Course summary
Registration Opens: 
Registration Expires: 
Activity Starts: 
09/19/2013 - 7:00am EDT
Activity Ends: 
09/21/2013 - 4:00pm EDT
Waldorf Astoria
4200 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln
Orlando, FL
United States
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