GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY: Increased Variance in Oral and Gastric Microbiome Correlates With Esophagectomy Anastomotic Leak is organized by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and will be held during Mar 01, 2018 - Mar 01, 2020.
The target audience for this medical event is consists of thoracic and cardiothoracic surgeons, pediatric cardiac surgeons, general surgeons, anesthesiologists, oncologists, cardiologists, pulmonologists, and radiologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
Course Description :
Each STS CME activity in The Annals consists of a self-study test on an original article from one of the journal's major subject categories (Adult Cardiac Surgery, General Thoracic Surgery, Congenital Heart Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology), a statement of the learning objectives and an evaluation of the activity.
• identify the typical frequency of esophagogastric anastomotic leak.
• state the definition of the microbiome.
• contrast the discovered microbial differences discovered between the saliva and esophageal/gastric specimen in the esophageal cancer patient.
• classify the bacterial flora differences in patients that have an anastomotic leak.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.