'Through the keyhole': Where we are with minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery

Friday 29 June 2012

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE

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Chair: Mr Jonathan Hyde, Royal Sussex County Hospital

8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

Minimal access cardiac surgery

9.00 am

Coronary revascularisation: VATS, MIDCAB & Robots
Mr Tony de Souza, The Royal Brompton Hospital, London

9.30 am


9.45 am

Aortic valve surgery: an alternative to TAVI?
Mr Christopher Young MD FRCS, Consultant Cardiovascular Surgeon
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust London

10.15 am


10.30 am

Poster exhibition

11.00 am

Mitral valve surgery: how to set up a new programme
Mr Paul Modi, Consultant cardiac surgeon, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

11.30 am


11.45 am

Panel discussion
Chair: Mr Uday Trivedi, President of the Cardiothoracic Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Cardiac and thoracic case presentations

12.00 pm

Severe aortic incompetence following percutaneous left ventricular remodelling procedure
Dr Benjamin Adams, St Thomas' Hospital

12.10 pm

VATS Systematic Mediastinal Nodal Dissection and Stage Migration: Impact on clinical pathway
Mr Imthiaz Manoly, Wessex Cardiothoracic Surgery

12.20 pm

Thoracoscopic lobectomy: is a training program feasible with low morbidity?
Dr Lawrence Okiror, Guy's Hospital

12.30 pm

The long term outcome and mace of robotic assisted Single vessle small thoracotomy and total endoscopic coronary artery bypass grafting
Dr Espeed Khoshbin, Imperial College NHS Trust

12.40 pm

Technical challenges in a patient with an absent Right Superior Vena Cava undergoing minimally invasive mitral valve surgery
Mr Kunal Bhakhri, The Heart Hospital

12.50 pm

A Comparison of Training in the NHS and the Royal Air Force
Ms Annelies Mitchell, Cardiff University

1.00 pm

AGM for Cardiothoracic Section members only and poster exhibition
Chair: Mr Aman Coonar, Consultant Surgeon, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

Minimal access thoracic surgery: an update

2.00 pm

VATS lobectomy
Mr Ian Hunt, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, St George's University Hospital, London

2.30 pm


2.45 pm

Lung volume reduction surgery- why isn't everyone doing it?
Mr David Waller FRCS(CTh), Head of Service, Consultant Surgeon, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital

3.15 pm


3.45 pm

Poster exhibition

4.15 pm

VATS thymectomy
Mr Marco Scarci, Consultant thoracic surgeon, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

4.45 pm


5.00 pm

VATS round-up

5.15 pm

Case prize presentations
Mr Uday Trivedi, President of the Cardiothoracic Section, Royal Society of Medicine

5.30 pm

Close of meeting and completion of evaluation forms

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