Lung Transplantation Hands-On Course HUPHM 31 Jan - 2 February 2018

Lung Transplantation Hands-On Course HUPHM 31 Jan - 2 February 2018

Hospital Universitario Puerta De Hierro - Majadahonda 

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Lung transplantation is the only curative therapy for many end stage respiratory
patients. Our department of Thoracic Surgery has been offering this technique to
our patients for more than 20 years, over 700 hundred procedures accumulated.

This 3 days course is a unique oportunity to deepen in all aspects of lung
transplantation and to perform lung extractions, implantations and exvivo
evaluations of animal lung grafts in the experimental surgery laboratory.
It is specially focused on surgeons, pulmonologists, anesthesiologists and
transplant coordinators involved in pulmonary transplant units, not only those with
previous experience but also to all those professionals who are in the process of
starting a program of transplant.

During their stay at our unit, participants will be able to attend every transplantation
or related procedures that may raise in the hospital.

At the end of the course the participants will have acquired the fundamental
knowledge of lung transplantation and will have been able to carry out first-hand extractions, pulmonary implants and ex vivo evaluations of pig grafts



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