Courses

Interventional Bronchoscopy

Target audience

This course aims to develop practical skills and knowledge in the field of interventional bronchoscopy for practitioners who already have a basic level of training.


Educational aims

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Recognise indications and contra-indications of major bronchoscopic modalities.
  • Perform TBNA in major lymph node stations.
  • Have knowledge of electrocautery and cryotherapy for endobronchial treatment or biopsies.
  • Be familiar with rigid bronchoscopy debulking techniques and stent placement.
  • Understand and practice with navigation technologies such as EBUS and electromagnetic navigation.

Essential anatomy of the bronchial tree and the mediastinum. Common pitfalls
N. Koufos (Athens, Greece)
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Combining conventional TBNA with EBUS-TBNA
G. Stratakos (Athens, Greece)
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Rapid on site cytology evaluation by the pulmonologist
P. Emmanouil (Athens, Greece)
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Navigational (Fluoroscopy, Radial EBUS, Electromagnetic and CT guided) bronchoscopy for peripheral lesions
M. Munavvar (Preston, United Kingdom)
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Systematic assessment of mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes by EBUS and b-EUS TBNA
M. Schuhmann (Heidelberg, Germany)
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Combined interventional diagnostic modalities
A. Rosell (Barcelona, Spain)
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Therapeutic rigid/flexible bronchoscopy
G. Stratakos (Athens, Greece)
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Sedation and ventilation during therapeutic bronchoscopy
V.Vitsas (Athens, Greece)
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How to manage major complications during bronchoscopy
M. Schuhmann (Heidelberg, Germany)
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All that STENTS
A. Rosell (Barcelona, Spain)
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Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction and bronchial thermoplasty. Where do we stand?
M. Munavvar (Preston, United Kingdom)
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Setting up an endoscopy unit. Training and competency assessment
F. Emmanouil (Athens, Greece)
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Novel Uses of EBUS
K. Kontogianni (Heidelberg,Germany)
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Post intubation tracheal stenosis
G. Stratakos (Athens, Greece)
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Tracheobronchomalacia and dynamic airway collapse. Post pneumonectomys
N. Koufos (Athens, Greece)
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