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ERS/EACTS/ESTS clinical practice guidelines on adults with spontaneous pneumothorax - 28 MAY, 2024

ERS/EACTS/ESTS clinical practice guidelines on adults with spontaneous pneumothorax - 28 MAY, 2024

To take part in this event, you must register in advance.

 

28 May, 2024 | Online

17:00-18:00 CEST


Chairs: Prof. Najib M. Rahman (Abingdon, United Kingdom), Prof. Giuseppe Cardillo (Roma, Italy)
Speakers: Dr Steven Walker (Bristol, United Kingdom), Dr Rob Hallifax (Oxford, United Kingdom), Dr Sara Ricciardi (Rome, Italy), Dr Deirdre Fitzgerald (Blackrock, Ireland)

Overview

This webinar will see an expert panel discuss on the upcoming ERS/EACTS/ESTS clinical practice guidelines on adults with spontaneous pneumothorax

Educational aims

This webinar will cover the process and evidence base for the major recommendations within the upcoming ERS/EACTS/ESTS clinical practice guidelines on adults with spontaneous pneumothorax.

Topics

  • Evidence base for conservative management in primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP)
  • Evidence base for intervention (including aspiration, drain insertion and ambulatory care) in PSP
  • Evidence for early surgery in PSP and SSP
  • Evidence base for the use of blood patch, pleurodesis and valves in SSP
  • Evidence for optimal surgical prevention of recurrence

Target audience

  • Physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Trainees
  • Radiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Nurses

Format

This webinar will include 45 minutes of presentation, followed by interactive panel discussion and Q&A from participants.

Learning outcomes

After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the evidence for use of conservative management
  • Provide a rationale for the use of intervention and choice of intervention in PSP
  • Understand the treatment options and optimal management of prolonged air leak
  • Refer patients rationally for pneumothorax prevention