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Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society

Maximum 20 participants. Register during meeting registration or by modifying your existing registration.

Course topics
  • History-Halsted principles
  • Wound healing
  • Suture classification
  • Emerging suture technology
  • Basic skills
Learning Objectives
  • Choosing the right suture material
  • Choosing the right needle
  • Understand different closure techniques
  • Acquire basic skills

SCHEDULE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2022

Course Chair: Doraid Jarrar

Faculty: Benjamin Haithcock, Spence Melby, Aundrea Oliver, Africa Wallace, Tyler Wallen, Sai Yendamuri

Ethicon Representative: Sheri Tingom

2:00 pm
Welcome
2:05 pm
Introduction to Suture Materials, Needles
2:20 pm
Knot Tying
Suturing
Anastomotic Techniques
3:30 pm
Knot Tying Competition
3:50 pm
Wrap Up/Adjourn