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      Friday 13th July 2018

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Programme

0900 - 0925: Registration (Tea & Coffee)

 

0930 - 1100: Lung Cancer Overview

- Lung cancer screening (Dr Dean Creer)

- Integrated diagnostics in lung cancer - EBUS (Dr James Goldring)

- Genomic advances - why is lung biopsy important? (Dr Tanya Ahmad)

- Pathology - what makes a good biopsy specimen? (Dr Alexandra Rice)

 

1100 - 1115: Coffee & Networking

 

1115 - 1200: Ambulatory Lung Biopsy (Dr Sam Hare)

- Lung biopsy (in impaired lung function; on disease progression)

- Setting up a local ambulatory lung biopsy service

- Heimlich Valve Chest Drain (HVCD) use: Pearls & Pitfalls

- Managing the rare complication - Systemic arterial air embolism

 

1205 - 1300: Percutaneous Lung Biopsy

- BSTI/BSIR 2017 National lung biopsy survey results (Dr Aniket Tavare)

- Are updated lung biopsy guidelines needed? (Dr Anand Devaraj)

- Complex lung biopsy - tips and tricks (Dr Anand Devaraj)

 

1300 - 1345: Lunch

 

1345 - 1430: Workshops

- HVCD insertion (hands-on session)

- Rocket Medical - Pleural Vent

 

1430 - 1530: Lung Radiofrequency Ablation (Dr Aniket Tavare)

- Lung RFA patient selection

- Barnet day case RFA - how we do it

- Single sitting lung biopsy & RFA

- RFA complications

 

1530 - 1545: Refreshments

 

1545 - 1630:

- Boston Scientific - Lung RFA workshop (hands-on session)

 

1630 - 1700: Closing remarks