STS University Offers More Hands-On Learning than Ever Before

Attendees will have the opportunity to practice a variety of cardiothoracic surgical procedures.

The popular STS University will expand in 2016 to include 14 hands-on courses. Attendees will be able to gain experience with a wide variety of cardiothoracic surgical procedures and familiarize themselves with the latest technology in the field. STS U courses will be offered on Wednesday, January 27, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and again from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Pick two when you register for the Annual Meeting.

STS University features only hands-on learning, and didactic lectures are provided in advance. View the materials for the courses of your choice at STS University.

  • Course 1: Essentials of TAVR
  • Course 2: TEVAR and Aortic Arch Debranching Procedures
  • Course 3: Mitral Valve Repair
  • Course 4: Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement
  • Course 5: Aortic Root Enlarging Procedures
  • Course 6: ICU/ECHO
  • Course 7: VATS Lobectomy
  • Course 8: Advanced Open Esophageal and Tracheal Procedures
  • Course 9: Chest Wall Resection and Adult Pectus Surgery
  • Course 10: Atrial Fibrillation (Maze Procedure)
  • Course 11: Aortic Valve Leaflet Reconstruction
  • Course 12: Advanced Aerodigestive Endoscopy
  • Course 13: Adult Congenital Pulmonary Valve Replacement
  • Course 14: TSDA Cardiac Surgery Simulation Curriculum*

*This course runs once from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.