Drainology Symposium at ASCVTS 2023 in Busan – Summary

24 July 2023

Drainology Symposium – Summary by Dr Heather L. Mason, Coufetery Comms Symposium, chaired by Song Wan, MD (Hong Kong, China), at the annual meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS) in Busan, Korea (May 2023) with contributions from Tohru Asai, MD (Kamakura, Japan), Edward Chen, MD (Duke, USA) and Hirofumi Takemura, […]

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ASCVTS 2023 in Busan

Drainology Symposium at ASCVTS 2023 in Busan

25 May 2023

Luncheon Symposium on Drainology: Thursday, June 1, 2023, 12:15 – 13:15 Session Chairs: Alan Sihoe, MD (CUHK Medical Centre, Hong Kong, China) and Song Wan, MD (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China) Introduction: Kay-Hyun Park, MD (Seoul National University, Korea) Contributors: Tohru Asai, MD (Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Japan), Song Wan, MD (Chinese University of […]

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Drainology at SCTS Birmingham

Drainology at SCTS 2023 in Birmingham – Summary

6 February 2023

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 Topics What is drainology and why it matters? Digital drainage systems in cardiothoracic surgery Downsizing chest drains, a multicentre experience Chest […]

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Joint Drainology Session at EACTS 2022 in Milan – Summary

24 November 2022

Drainology: Where Cardiac and Thoracic surgeons meet Session outcomes: Early chest drain removal is not associated with post-op complications. Standardised drain management will allow the prediction and prevention of postoperative complication risks. A recent focus session at the 36th European Association for CardioThoracic Surgery (EACTS) annual meeting in Milan introduced the new scientific concept of […]

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Drainology at EACTS 2022 in Milan

1 September 2022

Joint Focus Session on Drainology: Saturday, October 8, 2022, 2.00-3.30 PM CEST Chair: Francesco Di Chiara Speakers: Stephen D. Cassivi, Giovanni M. Comacchio, Patrick Dorn, Daniel T. Engelman, Theodor Fischlein, Bo Laksáfoss Holbek and Bernd Niemann Topics The concept of drainology Variations in chest drain management in cardiac and thoracic surgery Digital drains in cardiac […]

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Drainology at AATS 2022 in Boston

15 March 2022

Perioperative / Drainology Session: Managing Chest Drains in the Postoperative Patient Sunday, May 15, 2022 4:15PM EST Moderators: Robert Cerfolio, NYU Langone Health Daniel Engelman, Baystate Medical Center Keynote: Variation in Chest Tube Management in Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Speaker: Shanda Blackmon, Mayo Clinic Bleeding, Drainage, Effusions: What does the data show? Speaker: Gloria Faerber, University Hospital Jena Drain […]

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