Siemens Healthineers at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Thoraxchirurgie

Siemens Healthineers at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Thoraxchirurgie
Siemens Healthineers at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Thoraxchirurgie
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DGT Kongress 2018
September 13 – 14, 2018
Congress Center Rosengarten
Mannheim, Germany

Countries are starting with lung cancer screenings so that more patients with small pulmonary nodules of unknown dignity are diagnosed. This trend demands for minimally invasive therapies. Recently novel approaches have been developed to treat these findings through minimally-invasive image-guided thoracic surgery.

Product Highlights

ARTIS pheno with PURE
syngo DynaCT Large Volume, syngo Needle Guidance

Engineered to be truly patient-oriented, ARTIS pheno is a unique floor-mounted robotic C-arm system for individualized preprocedural planning, intraoperative guidance, and immediate checkup – regardless of patient condition or procedure complexity. Furthermore, it also helps you maintain a clean work environment.

Practical Tutorials

Thoracic Surgery Hybrid OR Bootcamp

The training provides basic knowledge and practical skills to perform such procedures (CATS). In a real hybrid OR the participants will learn step-by-step how the procedure is performed and which elements are critical for a good outcome. The training is conducted by Eric Roessner, MD, Mannheim and Siemens Healthineers.

Time:Sep. 12th, 2018
10-11 am: Hands-On Training for OR technicians and OR nurses
2-3 pm: Hands-On Training for Thoracic Surgeons
Venue/Room:University Clinic Mannheim, Thoracic Center
Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3
68167 Mannheim
House 32, 4th floor, Hybrid OR
Additional information:

Content of the training

• Indication for CATS
• CATS step-by-step
• Patient and table positioning
• Anesthesia in CATS
• Hybrid OR and radiation protection
• Basic moves with Artis zeego, cone-beam CT
• Choice of marker
• Needle path planning and needle progression with laser cross
• Learning curve of the Lung Team
• Organizational measures, logistics and the ideal set-up
• Advantages of the method compared to current gold-standard, trouble shooting
• Remarks regarding reimbursement


Please note that a registration for the conference is mandatory for the bootcamp registration.