Friday, April 27

 

7 - 7:50 am

 

Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:50 - 8 am

 

Opening Remarks/Meeting Orientation

Wanda Popescu, MD

8 - 9 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel 1: Thoracic Dramas

Moderator: Phil Hartigan, MD

Three Flavors of Tracheal Obstructions

Phil Hartigan, MD

Broncho-Pheural Fistula

Andrew Levin, MD

Thoracic Trauma

Ferenc Puskas, MD

9 - 9:30 am

 

Three Best Papers in Thoracic Anesthesia

Moderator: Peter Slinger, MD

9:30 - 9:45 am Coffee Break

9:45 - 10:45 am

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop Breakout 1

Choice 1: Lung Isolation: Normal and Challenging Airway

Choice 2: Thoracic Ultrasoud: Diagnosis and Management

Choice 3: Chest Decompression: Tubes, Needles, and Emergencies

10:45 - 11:45 am

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop Breakout 2

Choice 1: Lung Isolation: Normal and Challenging Airway

Choice 2: Thoracic Ultrasoud: Diagnosis and Management

Choice 3: Chest Decompression: Tubes, Needles, and Emergencies

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch Provided

12:45 - 1:15 pm

 

Top Abstracts and Difficult Cases

Moderators: Arne Neyrinck, MD and Alessia Pedoto, MD

1:15 - 2 pm Poster Session

2 - 3 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 1: Everyday Challenges

Moderator: Javier Campos, MD

COPD and the Thoracic Surgical Patient

Alan Ross, MD

Thoracic Surgery in the Morbidly Obese: Challenges and Complications

Javier Campos, MD

Non-Invasive Ventilation to the Rescue in the PACU!

Jens Lohser, MD

3 - 4 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel 2: Hot Off the Press: ERAS Guidelines in Thoracic Surgery

Moderator: Wanda Popescu, MD

Pre-Op Training and Prehabilitation

Donna Greenhalgh, MD

Surgical Aspects of ERAS

Tim Batchlor, MD

Anesthesia Aspects of ERAS

Emily Teeter, MD

4 - 4:15 pm Coffee Break

4:15 - 5:15 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Session 2: Experts and Controversies

Moderator: Arne Neyrinck, MD

Liposomal Bupivacaine: Pro/Con

Andy Ochroch, MD

Peter Slinger, MD

Townhall with Experts

5:15 - 5:45 pm Reception

5:45 - 6:30 pm

 

Thoracic Jeopardy!

Moderator: Peter Slinger, MD

Saturday, April 28

 

7 - 8 am

PBLD Sessions 1 - 7