5th Annual Pleural Seminar Wales, Newport, 7th November 2014

 

5th Annual Pleural Seminar Wales – The Friars Postgraduate Centre - Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, 7th November 2014

 

Programme

 

9.15-9.30                            

Registration

9.30 – 9.35                          

Opening and introduction

9.35 – 10.15                       

Dr. Rachel Butler – Consultant Geneticist –What is new in the molecular genetic testing for lung cancer

10.15 – 10.25                     

Questions

10.25 -11.00                     

Dr. Simon Noble – Consultant Palliative care medicine –                     Thrombophilia in malignant disease

11.00 – 11.20                      

Coffee

11.20 – 12.00                     

Mr. John Edwards – Consultant Thoracic Surgeon –                             Northern General Hospital Sheffield – what is new in the surgical management of thoracic malignancies; update on MARS2 trial for mesothelioma

12.00-12.50                        

Dr. Richard Attanoos and Dr. Majid Rashid –                                       challenging histology diagnosis on pleural biopsies

12.50 – 13.00                    

Questions

13.00 – 13.45                     

Lunch

13.45 – 14.30                    

Pleural interest group Wales – sharing ideas and common goals in  the providing of pleural services across Wales; links with WTS, (Dr. Carol Llewellyn-Jones) and BLF (Mrs. Chris Mulholland – Head of BLF Wales)

14.30 – 15.00                  

Dr. Sakkarai Ambalavanan - Interventional techniques –the role of thoracic vents

15.00-15.30                      

Dr. Robbie Ghosal - Endobronchial valves –                                         experience of a respiratory Consultant

15.30-16.00                      

Dr. Ali Thahseen – interesting pleural cases

16.00-16.30                      

More interesting pleural cases

16.30                                

Conclusion and close

We have applied to the Royal college of Physicians for CPD. The meeting is free of charge but registration is necessary -  please email Dr Alina Ionescu (alina.ionescu2@wales.nhs.uk) or Dr. Ali Thahseen (ali.thahseen@wales.nhs.uk) if you wish to attend.

 

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