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Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision - Intermediate Course

4 570,00 € - 5 530,00 €


Proefhoevestraat 12, 9090, Melle, Belgique

Orsi Academy


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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)

Ce que vous allez apprendre

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

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


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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L’évènement est à destination des praticiens ou spécialités ci-dessous :

Chirurgie viscérale et digestive - Chirurgie colorectale

Chirurgie robotique

Chirurgie générale

Certains pré-requis sont nécessaires pour assister à l’évènement :

  • 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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