Saturday, June 11, 2011

Malaysian Interventional Pulmonary Course: 5-7 October 2011

Dear friends, we are happy to invite you for Malaysian Interventional Pulmonary Course which will be at 5-7 October 2011!

The Department of Respiratory Medicine, Queen Elizabeth   Hospital is hosting this course in collaboration with Arizona Pulmonary Specialist Group, USA. The goal of this course is to educate respiratory physicians and trainees on the principles and practice of interventional pulmonology. 
The course will focus on common pleural and tracheo-bronchial diseases.  
There will be 4 live video procedures on the second day.  
The third day will be devoted to workshop activities designed to provide participants in small groups with hands-on training. A local  faculty and an international faculty will combine their experience  and share their insight and skills with participants. 
Several manufacturers of pleuroscope, rigid bronchoscopes,  laser,  stents, EBUS and autofluorescence bronchoscope will be making their products available for evaluation and use during workshops. 

After completing this course, participants should have: 
• A working knowledge of fundamentals of interventional pulmonology, 
•  A basic understanding of indications and contraindications, 
•  Hands-on experience in rigid intubation, laser and stenting, 
•  A theoretical approach on the diagnostic techniques

Dr Richard Sue (USA) with Dr Jamalul Azizi (Malaysia)

For further details, contact: 
Dr Jamalul Azizi Abdul Rahaman 
Head of Respiratory Department, 
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 
Tel: +6088-517420 

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