Spring Course 8th – 12th of May 2017
Lung transplantation is the established procedure for non-malignant
end stage pulmonary diseases with an constantly increasing
demand for it. Training and education of medical staff involved
in this highly specialised treatment is of outmost importance to
achieve satisfying results.
Based on a 25 years experience, the department offers a comprehensive clinical training week which will cover all aspects of lung transplantation. The course isdirected to pulmonologists, physicians, surgeons, anaesthetists, coordinators and all other persons involved in the field of lung transplantation. It intends to
adress colleagues from already existing programs who want to deepen their knowledge in specific aspects, as wellas colleagues from programs that are in their process to start.
During this exciting week, participants are offered a unique combination of structured lectures, direct clinical involvement in the daily transplant routine of the department,participation in all clinical transplantations performed during this time and participation in experimental lung transplantation demonstrating the Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Technique. The focus will be on a direct and intensive contact with the staff of the department offering enhanced opportunities for interaction.
At the end of the course participants should know and understand all established principles of LuTX. Furthermore they should have acquired special knowledgeand skills in specific areas of transplantation which represent the clinical profile of the department. These areas include all aspects of bridging to transplantation, use of ECMO pre intra and postoperatively, application of lobar transplantation and use of the Ex Vivo Lung Transplantation Technique.
Participation will be limited to a total of 12 persons and acceptance will run on a first come first serve basis.
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