Drainology at SCTS 2023 in Birmingham

6 February 2023

Drainology at SCTS Birmingham

Joint Focus Session on Drainology:
Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 15:30 – 17:00

Chairs: Francesco Di Chiara, Richard Milton and Hazem Fallouh

Speakers: Francesco Di Chiara, Andrea Bille, Eric Lim, Ashiq Abdulkhader and Jurij Kalisnik


  • What is drainology and why it matters?
  • Digital drainage systems in cardiothoracic surgery
  • Downsizing chest drains, a multicentre experience
  • Chest drains, does size matter?
  • Do we need chest drains?
  • Retained blood syndrome and hydrophobic drains

For more details see SCTS Annual Meeting program