Friday, April 27

 

7 - 7:50 am

Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:50 - 8 am

Opening Remarks/Meeting Orientation

8 - 9 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel 1: Thoracic Dramas

Moderator: Philip Hartigan, MD

Three Flavors of Tracheal Obstructions

Philip Hartigan, MD

Broncho-Pheural Fistula

Andrew Levin, MBChB

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

10:45 - 11:45 am

Workshop Breakout 2

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Lunch Provided

12:45 - 1:15 pm

 

Top Abstracts and Difficult Cases

Moderator: 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 Batchelor, MBChB

Anesthesia Aspects of ERAS

Emily Teeter, MD

4 - 4:15 pm

Coffee Break

4:15 - 5:15 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Session 2: Experts and Controversies

Moderator: Wanda Popescu, MD

Liposomal Bupivacaine: Pro/Con

E. Andrew Ochroch, MD

Timothy Jackson, 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