ANZAST Trauma Grand Rounds

The Australian and New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma launched the ANZAST Trauma Grand Rounds. in October 2020. This bi-monthly live, online broadcast series covers a range of topics with a surgical focus, presented by experts in the field. Presentations are open access, with a recording available for download afterwards.

Thoracic Trauma Emergencies

surgical decision making and technique

Tuesday 2nd February 2021. 6pm – 7:30pm Australian EDT

Prof Silvana Marasco. FRCAS (Cardio) MBioeth PhD.

Prof Silvana Marasco is a cardiothoracic surgeon at the Alfred and Epworth Hospitals, in Melbourne, Victoria. She is the Deputy Director of the CJOB Cardiothoracic Unit at the Alfred. Her surgical areas of interest include minimally invasive valve surgery, innovative techniques, and the management of chest trauma. She has a Master of Surgery, Master of Bioethics and a PhD. Her research interests have focused on chest trauma, transplantation outcomes and innovations in surgical techniques. Prof Marasco is a current board Member of the Chest Wall Injury Society.


Introduction: 18:00-18:05

Acknowledgment of Country and introductions.

Presentation: Thoracic Trauma Emergencies. 18:05-18:55.

Surgical decision making and technique.

Panel Discussion: 18:55-19:25

Close: 19:25-19:30.

ANZAST are grateful for the support of our major sponsor Medical + Optical, and the ongoing logistical support of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

The Trauma Grand Round will attract RACS CPD. (Structured and approved small group learning).

December 2020: Complex Hepatic Injury.

Keynote address: Mr Charles Pilgrim

A recording of the presentation can be viewed HERE

October 2020: Severe Pelvic Injury.

Keynote address: Prof Zsolt Balogh.

A recording of the presentation can be viewed HERE