Gain exposure to pleuroscopy and endobronchial valve placement for persistent air leaks. Review comprehensive pleural procedures and indications, while practicing your skills in a hands-on environment. Learn to safely and effectively perform pleural procedures including:
- Ultrasound-guided thoracentesis
- Pleural manometry
- Tunneled indwelling pleural catheter placement
- Small bore and standard thoracostomy tube placement
- Flex-Rigid Pleuroscopy for pleural effusion diagnosis
Target Audience: Pulmonary and critical care fellows, physicians, intensivists, thoracic surgeons, and advanced practice providers are encouraged to attend.
Video: Dr. Alex Chen of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, explains how this unique course provides a rare opportunity to practice pleural procedures on cadavers in a realistic setting.