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Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision - Intermediate Course


€4,570.00 - €5,530.00


Place

Proefhoevestraat 12, 9090, Melle, Belgique

Dates

June 10, 2024, 8:30 AM
June 11, 2024, 5:00 PM

Orsi Academy

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4 seats per session

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Orsi Academy offers a 2-day course in robotic TME surgery on living animal tissue (anesthetized porcine model) & human cadaveric tissue.


This course is intended for general surgeons with intermediate robotic skills who want to master the robotic surgery approach in left sided colonic resections and Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) surgery.


Proctored and one-to-one teaching by top-expert Dr. Thalia Petropoulou! The 2-day masterclass consists of a hands-on wet-lab training and theoretical lectures at Orsi Academy.


Medical device

da Vinci Xi (Intuitive)

What you will learn

To comprehensively cover robot techniques in left sided colonic dissection and resections and TME-surgery

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Speakers

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Thalia Petropoulou Consultant Robotic & MIS Colorectal Surgeon, Euroclinic Group
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Program

08:30 -

Welcome & introduction

08:45 - 09:15

Theoretical session: part 1

• Round table: personal experience with da Vinci
• Why transition into robotic surgery
• Tips for getting through the learning curve
• Patient selection criteria
• Recommended procedures for initial cases
• Setting goals & tracking metrics

09:15 - 12:15

Theoretical session: part 2

• OR setup
• Port placement & patient positioning
• Adequate instrument selection & energy use
• Different steps of the procedure
• Use of the 3rd arm for retraction
• Use of 2nd console
• Case discussion by video
• Vascular control
• Management of complications
• Is the robotic approach for rectal surgery really superior: the evidence

12:15 -

Lunch

13:00 - 17:00

Hands-on training on anesthetized porcine model

• 2 surgeons per station/porcine model
• Port placement and robotic set-up
• Upgrade on specific dissection skills
• Small bowel resection and ICA (robotic stapled – hand-sewn)
• Para-arotic lymphadenectomy
• Superial rectal artery and vein ligation
• Bower resection by stapling and anastomosis
• Use and injection of ICG
• Vascular injury and control

17:00 -

End of day 1

19:00 -

Social dinner for faculty & participants

Ghent city centre

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Audience

This event is for specialists below

Visceral and digestive surgery - Colorectal Surgery

Robotic Surgery

General Surgery

Some requirements is needed to attend this event

  • The trainee has beginner experience and performed between 5 and 10 robotic procedures.
  • The trainee is a general surgeon.
  • The trainee completed a basic technology or basic skills training.
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