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Thoracic Surgery Course 2019

Getinge Vascular Academy

Wilen/Sarnen, Switzerland September 13 - September 14, 2019

Getinge is committed to partnering in training with the medical community and pleased to share over 15 years of experience in endovascular, and over 50 years of experience in open surgery through the Getinge Vascular Academy.

Getinge Vascular Academy offers a variety of masterclasses with the following focal points: endovascular, open vascular, and open thoracic. We partner with Vascular International School for Vascular Surgery, in order to provide the participants with the opportunity to improve their skills and outcomes in vascular interventions while building relationships with medical experts.

All masterclasses will be performed under close supervision of esteemed surgeons using lifelike pulsatile models which are also used for UEMS exams.

Event details

Date: September 13 - September 14, 2019
City: Wilen/Sarnen, Switzerland
Venue: Vascular International Training Center

Contact information

For registration please contact your local Getinge representative.

Thoracic surgery masterclass

The thoracic surgery course combines theoretical knowledge and excellent hands-on experience on pulsatile lifelike models to perform different open cardiothoracic procedures: root and arch surgery.

Day 1 - September 13, 2019

  • 12:30 - 13:30: Welcome & lunch
  • 13:30 - 14:00: Introduction
  • 14:00 - 15:00: Clinical case discussions on aortic root surgery
  • 15:00 - 18:00: Hands-on simulation training on root surgery
  • 19:00 - 21:00: Dinner

Day 2 - September 14, 2019

  • 08:00 - 09:00: Clinical case discussions on aortic arch surgery
  • 09:00 - 12:30: Hands-on simulation training on aortic arch surgery
  • 12:30 - 13:30: Lunch

Download the Getinge Vascular Academy brochure

Thoracic Drainage

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Peripheral Stenting

Endovascular therapy has become the treatment of choice for patients with peripheral arterial occlusive lesions. The placement of a stent across a stenotic or occluded blood vessel can re-establish flow and maintain vessel patency in patients with peripheral arterial disease.

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