Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Mastering Surgical Innovation

Surgical Suite Session

The AATS Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Mastering Surgical Innovation will feature an opportunity learn about cutting edge technologies and get hands on experience with premier faculty. 

Attendees will rotate to three surgical suites over the course of three hours to experience hands on and interactive demonstrations. The surgical suite session will take place from 3:00 PM  to 6:00 PM on Friday October 27, 2017 after the conclusion of the first day of scientific programming. 


Ethicon US, LLC: Explore device-tissue interaction and the associated challenges such as: controlling tissue movement while stapling, optimizing staple formation with the appropriate tissue compression per Halsted's Principles, and reducing lateral thermal spread with energy devices. Hear the "science" behind device development and usage and experience firsthand the benefits of the newest additions to the HARMONIC®, ECHELON FLEX™  and NEUWAVE™  families. 

Intuitive Surgical, Inc: Learn How to Potentially Expand your Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Practice with Robotic-Assisted Surgery.Test-drive the da Vinci Xi® Surgical System to discover how its unique precision and control are empowering thoracic surgeons to perform thoracic surgeries without a thoracotomy. 

Medtronic: Come experience a preview of our next generation diagnostic and surgical technologies in the Medtronic Innovation Lab. We look forward to you joining us for a hands-on introduction to this exciting new technology. 

Be sure to select to participate in the surgical suite session when registering for the AATS Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Mastering Surgical Innovation course. 


*Surgical Suite Sessions not for CME credit.