GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY: National Analysis of Unplanned Readmissions After Thoracoscopic Versus Open Lung Cancer Resection is organized by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and will be held during Dec 01, 2017 - Dec 01, 2019.
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 published rate of thoracic surgery readmission.
• state the in-hospital rate of death after anatomic lung resections.
• explain the rate of complications after anatomic lung resection for open and thoracoscopic surgery.
• discuss the rate of complications in thoracoscopic anatomic lung resections after the patients were discharged.
• indicate the rate of unplanned readmissions after an anatomic lung resection.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.