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Advanced VATS Skills?
Check out our VATS course and features.
the pioneers in VATS...
Guest lectures
by international faculties Dr. Scott Swanson, Dr.Rene Petersen ...
1 to 1
discussions with VATS experts...

8th Advanced VATS Course on 8 - 9 February 2017 .

Register for this unique training and professional networking opportunity.

The Leeds Thoracic Surgery

The Department of Thoracic Surgery at St. James’s University Hospital in Leeds UK has established itself as an efficient service provider for a population of more than 2.5 million. The Leeds Thoracic Surgery department plays a pivotal role in achieving the ongoing goal of developing innovative treatments and is renowned for its superior standards in thoracic surgical specialty training in the region. We conduct Advanced VATS course every two years. Our highly popular course has only limited number of places available and offered on the first come first served basis. Please go to the registration page for online reservation.

Course Features

1 to 1 discussions

Unique opportunity to interact with the experts individually.

Live operations

Simultaneous technique discussions.

Latest VATS techniques

New approaches to thoracoscopic procedures .

Guest Lectures

Learn from pioneers in VATS .

Complex VATS cases

Prepare yourselves to deal with difficult VATS procedures.

Live Robotic VATS cases

Introduction to robotic VATS lobectomies.

Course dinner

Includes a unique social event for professional networking.

Multimedia course materials

Various VATS approaches presented in well structures lectures and live demonstrations.

Course info...

This interactive course is designed specifically for experienced thoracoscopic surgeons who are starting a VATS programme and who seek practical expert tips. Fellows and residents as well as thoracic surgeons with limited experience in advanced thoracoscopic procedure will also benefit from sharing their VATS experience with the international experts and colleagues.
Full registration fee - 550 £
Trainee registration fee 200 £
Preferential rates available for the course at Radisson BLU Leeds hotel. ( £125 per night for Leeds VATS course delegates)