Courses

Hands-on Course on Medical Thoracoscopy

Target audience

Pulmonologists and thoracic surgeons who need practical training in diagnostic and therapeutic interventional pulmonology

Educational aims

This comprehensive thoracoscopy courses provides both theoretical and hand-on training, covering the basic anatomy and physiology of the pleural space through to the management of treatment complications.


Physiology of the Pleura
P. Astoul (Marseille, France)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Cytology and blind biopsies in the diagnosis of pleural effusion
D. Spyratos (Thessaloniki, Greece)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Equipment and technique of medical thoracoscopy
S. Anevlavis (Alexandroupolis, Greece)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
New tools for thoracoscopy: chest ultra-sound and minithoracoscopy
A. G. Casalini (Parma, Italy)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Complications of thoracoscopy
F. Rodriguez Panadero (Seville, Spain)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Role of thoracoscopy in undiagnosed pleural effusions
M. Froudarakis (Alexandroupolis, Greece)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusion: which compound?
F. Rodriguez Panadero (Seville, Spain)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Place of thoracoscopy in the management of empyema
A. G. Casalini (Parma, Italy)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Flex-rigid thoracoscope
M. Froudarakis (Alexandroupolis, Greece)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
The pathologist needs for diagnosis of pleural disease
G. Karpathiou (Alexandroupolis, Greece)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
Management of malignant pleural mesothelioma
M. Froudarakis (Alexandroupolis, Greece)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation
The future of Medical Thoracoscopy
P. Astoul (Marseille, France)
Slide presentation
Slide presentation