About this event

  • Date and time Fri 22 Nov 2019 from 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Cardiothoracic

This event will highlight how to improve outcomes for patients with lung failure. There will be a key focus on the increasing discourse between GP's, chest physicians, intensivists and cardiothoracic surgeons, and to share learnings with the aim of safely extending the limits.

Topics include: 

  • The global and UK epidemiology of lung failure 
  • How to effectively manage these lung conditions: clinical features, diagnosis, case-selection, treatment
  • Emerging techniques and extending the limits

Case Presentation Prize

Prize: Oral presentation: One year’s free RSM membership and a bottle of champagne. And Poster presentation: One year’s free RSM membership and a bottle of wine

Submission deadline: Sunday 1 September 2019

Open to: All pre-clinical and clinical cardiothoracic students and trainees.

Application guidelines: Submit a 250-word abstract on a case presentation. The abstract can include figures, diagrams and scans. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their paper at this cardiothoracic meeting.

Tickets

Early bird pricing available until 08 October 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£85.00 £65.00 £65.00 £60.00 £35.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP Trainee AHP / Nurse / Midwife Student
£120.00 £80.00 £65.00 £40.00

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mr Aman Coonar, Consultant Surgeon, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Hyperinflation

The history of LVR

Mr Frank Wells, Consultant Surgeon, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

NICE guidance

Dr Nick Hopkinson, Honorary Consultant Chest Physician, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

National COPD and LVR guidelines

Dr Ravi Mahadeva, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust, UK

Interventional Pulmonology

Dr Dirk Jan Slebos, Professor of Interventional Pulmonology at University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

Tea and coffee break

Poster viewing

LVR MDT

Speaker TBC

ECMO - How to do it and outcomes

Speaker TBC

Case presentations

Lunch

Poster viewing

Lung transplant

Mr Pedro Catarino, Clinical Director of Transplantation, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Pulmonary hypertension and PTE

Mr David Jenkins, Director, National PTE Service

Future - bronchopulmonary regeneration

Mr Steve Bloor, CEO, Videregen Ltd. Regenerative Medicine

Awarding of the prize
Drinks reception

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, W1G 0AE, London, United Kingdom

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