Wednesday, November 25th, 2009



Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
07:00-18:00 Secretariat/Registration open

VIDEO FORUM 1
MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
(Last 5 minutes of each presentation are for discussion)

Chairpersons: Laureano MOLINS / Walter WEDER
08:00-08:151. How we approach the thoracic outlet syndromeSusan MACKINNON and Alec PATTERSON
08:15-08:302. Chest wall reconstruction with bone graftGaetano ROCCO
08:30-08:453. Chest wall repair with methyl-metacrylate and Marlex meshDavid SMITH
08:45-09:004. Pleuropneumonectomy via median sternotomyDavid WALLER
09:00-09:155. Subglottic tracheal resection. Technical aspectsJohn WAIN
09:15-09:306. Minimally invasive pectus carinatum repairHoracio ABRAMSON
09:30-09:457. Treatment of oesophageal diverticulaStephen CASSIVI
09.45-10.00General discussion 
10:00-10:30

OPENING CEREMONY and BEST SPEAKER AWARD 2006

 
10:30-10:458. Right-sided VATS lobectomyTom D’AMICO
10:45-11:009. Left-sided VATS lobectomyTom D’AMICO
11:00-11:1510. Minimally invasive alternative to VATS lobectomyGonzalo VARELA
11:15-11:30General Discussion 

LECTURES
SESSION 1: END-STAGE COPD

Chairpersons: Douglas E. WOOD / Laureano MOLINS
11:30-11:501. LVRS after NETT. Overview on endobronchial valvesDouglas WOOD
11:50-12:002. Bronchoscopic lung volume reductionErino RENDINA
12:00-12:153. Lung transplantation in COPDAlec PATTERSON
12:15-12:304. Non-heart beating donorAndrés VARELA
12:30-13:00Discussion 
13:00-14:00

LUNCH SEMINARS AND SPONSORED LUNCH SESSIONS
(Parallel sessions)

 

1. Regenerative therapy in thoracic surgeryPaolo MACCHIARINI

2. How to write a medical paperPatrick BARRON (* See footnote)

SESSION 2 : MISCELLANY

Chairpersons: Támas F. MÓLNAR / Carlos BIDEGAÍN
14:00-14:105. Postpneumonectomy empyema: is the Clagget procedure still useful?Stephen CASSIVI
14:10-14:206. Uniportal VATSGaetano ROCCO
14:20-14:307. Out-patient thoracic surgeryLaureano MOLINS
14:30-14:408. Postoperative analgesiaJose Manuel MIER
14:40-15:00Discussion 
14:40-15:00

SESSION 3: NEUROENDOCRINE TUMOURS

Chairpersons: Valerie RUSCH / Mariano GARCÍA-YUSTE 
15:00-15:109. Spanish experience on neuroendocrine tumoursMariano GARCÍA-YUSTE
15:10-15.2010. Carcinoid tumours: surgical considerationsAlec PATTERSON
15.20-15:3011. Small-cell lung cancer: surgical considerationsStephen CASSIVI
15:30-15:45Discussion 

CONCISE REVIEW 1

Chairperson: Gaetano ROCCO
15:45-16:001. Preoperative evaluationGonzalo VARELA

CONCISE REVIEW 2

Chairperson: Tomoyuki GOYA
16:00-16:152. Artificial tracheaHiroaki OSADA

SESSION 4: SURGERY OF THE AIRWAYS

Chairpersons: John WAIN / Vicente TARRAZONA
16:15-16:2512. Tracheal repair with stem-cell therapyPrudencio DÍAZ-AGERO
16:25-16:3513. Tracheal replacement with aortic graftEmmanuel MARTINOD
16:35-16:4514. Bronchial and arterial sleeve resection: when and howErino RENDINA
16:45-16:5515. Carinal resection: when and howJohn WAIN
16:55-17:15Discussion 

CONCISE REVIEW 3

Chairperson: Juan José Rivas
17:15-17:303. Radiofrequency: treatment of lung tumoursDouglas WOOD

POSTER DISCUSSION A

Chairpersons: Roser SAUMENCH / Jorge FREIXINET GILART
17:30-18:00Two-minute presentation plus 3-minute discussion of the best 6 posters on general thoracic surgery topics
  • USING A NOVEL LUNG SOUND SOFTWARE TO ESTIMATE PULMONARY FUNCTION AFTER LUNG RESECTION SURGERY
  • CURRENT ROLE OF SURGERY IN THE LUNG TUBERCULOSIS TREATMENT
  • ATRIAL NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE ATTENUATES OXIDATIVE STRESS AND LIPID METABOLISM ASSOCIATED WITH LUNG ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY
  • A MINIMALY  INVASIVE APPROACH IN THE PLEURAL FLUIDS
  • PREDICTIVE UTILITY OF THE METASTATIC LYMPH NODE RATIO (MLR) IN RESECTED OESOPHAGEAL CANCER- RESULTS FROM A SPECIALIST UK UNIT
  • VRI TECHNOLOGY: A NOVEL METHOD TO ESTIMATE PULMONARY FUNCTION AFTER LUNG RESECTION SURGERY
 
20:00-21:00

Offcial Reception

Barcelona City Hall