Two experienced PEARS surgeons led a surgical workshop ahead of the Australasian Thoracic Aortic Symposium in Melbourne, which was held 28 February to 2 March 2019.

Mr Conal Austin from the UK and Prof Adam El Gamel from New Zealand participated in the wet-lab session organised by Advanced Biomedical in Melbourne.

Both Conal Austin and Adam El Gamel spoke on their PEARS experience at the meeting and Tal Golesworthy also presented at the symposium.