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Advanced Minimally Invasive Thoracic Procedures

Saturday, October 27, 2018 to Sunday, October 28, 2018


The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel
Dana Point, CA
United States

Contact Information
Learn about the current status and most recent advances in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, discuss the technical aspects of challenging procedures with national experts, and share your most difficult cases with experienced faculty. This course emphasizes the use of video-based education and in-depth discussion of technical details by faculty who are experts in their field.
Target Audience
This activity is designed to meet the continuing education needs of thoracic surgeons, as well as others who may assist thoracic surgeons in practice.  Although the curriculum focuses on the most challenging and complex procedures, fellows and residents in thoracic and surgical training programs have also benefited from this course, as have physician assistants and other operative personnel.
Learning Objectives
After attending this program, participants should be able to:
•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
•Discuss controversial issues, emerging techniques, and future directions in minimally invasive thoracic surgery
Medtronic is a proud supporter of the AdvaMed Code of Ethics. Per the AdvaMed Code of Ethics, we cannot allow spouses or guests to participate in any part of this program.