Itinerant Expert Courses 
 

2018 Courses - applications open
Closing date 2 January 2018
 

Single Port VATS Anatomical Segmentectomies
Rome, Italy
Wednesday 9 May and Thursday 10 May 2018

VATS Excision 1st Rib
Hospital Virgen de la Macarena, Seville, Spain
Thursday 10 May and Friday 11 May 2018

 

The two day courses will take place in Rome and Seville with three participants each who will attend operative sessions.

 

• VATS Excision 1st Rib with Dr Miguel Congregado, Hospital Virgen de la Macarena, Seville, Spain
• Single Port VATS Anatomical Segmentectomies with Prof Stefano Margaritora, Rome Italy


These courses are aimed at ESTS members established consultants predominantly devoting their clinical practice to general thoracic surgery. The main purpose is to facilitate interaction and exchange of information among practicing thoracic surgeons about state of the art surgical procedures and management protocols.

We invited applications to the Itinerant Expert Courses.  These educational grants are open to everybody to apply; however some rules will be used in the selection of the applications.  Candidates who have the following criteria will have priority in the selection.

 

• ESTS member
• From “low middle income” countries in Europe according to the World Bank ranking system
• Predominant practice in general thoracic surgery

The grant will include:

 

• Operative sessions on VATS Excision 1st Rib or Single Port VATS Anatomical Segmentectomies
• Two nights free accommodation with breakfast and lunch
• Course dinner on first evening of course
• Certificate of attendance

The grant does not include:
• Travel expenses
• Social events

Application Form - closing date Tuesday 2 January 2018

Announcement

 


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Robotic Lobectomy
6 and 7 April 2017, Milan, Italy

 

Robotic Thymectomy 

  6 and 7 April 2017, Berlin, Germany

            
        Robotic Thymectomy Course hosted at Charite, Berlin, with Prof Jens C Ruckert and Dr Mahmoud Ismail
          
Participants:

Carolina Carillo, Rome, Italy
Andrei Gritsiuta, Moscow, Russia
Ricardo Terra, Sao Paulo, Brazil
 

 

 

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