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After careful consideration, EABIP and the Organizing Committee have decided to postpone the 6th European Congress for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology -ECBIP 2021 for 15-17 October 2021.

The Scientific Program will run simultaneously three tracks of interdisciplinary sessions with affiliate clinical disciplines, such as ICU specialists, radiologists, thoracic surgeons, pediatricians.
The Congress will run in hybrid format, with the option of in-person (physical) or virtual participation in interaction and compatibility, to ensure maximum engagement of all participants in a unified scientific experience.
A state-of-the-art platform, along with the dedicated App, intertwined with the physical realization, will enable you all to attend, contribute and network regardless of choice of
participation. Stay tuned for more on our website!

The EBUS Certified Training Programme

HTA-IP and our Unit in “Sotiria” Hospital, participates in the ERS three-part training programme teaching participants to independently and competently perform endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS).
Part I covers the theoretical knowledge that is required for EBUS, part two focuses on
clinical and simulation training, and part three provides supervised training and

Previous Activities

In February 2020, the 1st Simulation Based Training Seminar in bronchoscopy was held in the IP Unit of “Sotiria” Hospital together with an educative Oncology Board. Thanks to the generous donation of “Aegeas”, the University of Athens and our IP Unit can train the new generations of pulmonologists not on patients anymore, but on top-end simulators.

During the 13th Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons, Athens 2020,  a lecture was presented on the legislation and the right of Pulmonologists to perform Medical Thoracoscopy

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