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Thursday, June 1, 2017
This one-day hands-on program is aimed at practicing thoracic surgeons or respirologists interested in learning the technique of Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration Biopsy (EBUS-TBNA).
- Sessions covering indications for EBUS-TBNA, technique, risks, and outcomes for convex and radial probes
- Presentation on cytopathologic diagnosis of EBUS-TBNA samples (rapid on-site evaluation and final sign-out)
- Two-hour dry lab to develop skills with the equipment
- Live animal session with an opportunity for all participants to perform EBUS-TBNA of mediastinal and hilar lymphnodes