Course Format


Course material is presented in an outline format which directs the participant to areas that require more personal study.

Course activities and materials consist of:

- 20-minute lectures in outline format.
- Syllabus (one book per day) with slide reproductions & illustrations.
- Lectures available via web link.
- Personal interaction with faculty.

CORE REVIEW LECTURES


Day One Thursday 18th May 2017 Core Subjects
- Introduction and Demonstration
- Thoracic Diagnostic Procedures - Esophagus
- Thoracic Diagnostic Testing - Pulmonary
- Thoracic Trauma
- Bullous Emphysema and Pneumothorax
- Pneumonia/Abscess, Bronchiectasis, Empyema
- Pulmonary Fungus, Tuberculosis
- Mediastinal Tumors
- Pulmonary Anomalies
- Lung Cancer , Diagnosis
- Lung Cancer , Staging
- Lung Cancer , Surgery
- Lung Cancer , Metastatic Disease and Adjuvant Therapy
- Benign Lung Tumors and Bronchial Adenomas
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- SVC Syndrome and Pulmonary Embolism
- Chest Wall Congenital Deformities & Tumors
- The Diaphragm
- The Pleura
- The Trachea
- Esophageal Congenital Disorders, Burns/Stricture
- Esophageal Motility Disorders
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease &
Benign Tumors of the Esophagus
- Esophageal Cancer
- Thoracic Radiography
Day Two Friday 19th May 2017  
- Cardiac Anatomy
- CV Physiology/Heart Failure
- CV Pharmacology/Coagulation
- Critical Care Physiology
- Acute Heart Failure
- Cardiopulmonary Bypass/Myocardial Protection
- Clinical Trials in Coronary Artery Disease
- Myocardial Infarction
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Coronary Artery Bypass
- Post Infarction Ventricular Aneurysm, Mitral Insufficiency
- Post Infarction VSD
- Combined Coronary & Carotid Artery Disease
- Aortic Valve Disease
- Mitral Valve Disease
- Tricuspid Valve Disease
- A-V Valve Repair and Choice of Replacement
- Endocarditis
- Complications and Genetics
- Anesthesia
- Cardiac Tumors
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
- The Pericardium - Tamponade
- Cardiac Transplant, Indications and Results
- Lung, Heart-Lung Transplant, Indications and Results
- Immunology & Drugs
- Complications after Cardiac Transplant
- Surgical Treatment of Heart Failure
- Assisted Circulation
- Echocardiography
- Cardiac Arrhythmias
- Aortic Aneurysm
- Aortic Dissection
Day Three Saturday 20th May 2017  
- Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
- Developmental Anatomy
- Palliative Operations
- Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Aortopulmonary Window
- Coarctation of the Aorta - Interrupted Aortic Arch
- Atrial Septal Defect
- Ventricular Septal Defect
- Atrioventricular Septal Defect
- Tetralogy of Fallot
- Coronary Anomalies
- Truncus Arteriosus
- Pulmonary Stenosis , Pulmonary Atresia Intact
- Ventricular Septum
- Vascular Rings and Slings
- Congenital Aortic Stenosis
- Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm/Fistula
- Ebstein's Anomaly
- Single Ventricle Anomalies
- Hypoplastic Left Ventricle
- Transposition of the Great Arteries
- Corrected TGA
- DORV and Other Malposition Anomalies
- Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection -
Cor Triatriatum
Day Four Sunday 21st May 2017  
- Interactive Thoracic Cases FRCS CT exam
- Interactive Cardiac Cases FRCS CT exam
- Patrick Magee Memorial Lecture
- A Quarter of a Century of Mitral Valve Repair Operations

- Mitral valve Repair Tips and Tricks
- Landmarks in Cardiac Surgery
- Surgeons Perspective on Anatomy of the Mitral Valve

- Minimally Invasive Mitral and AF Ablation Surgery
- Round Table Debate
- Hunterian Reception, Canapes and Drinks

Final lecture timetable subject to change and rearrangement.