5th Annual Duke Masters of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
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.
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