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ADVANCED COURSE
Proctological Surgery
MINIMALLY INVASIVE AND ROBOTIC COLORECTAL SURGERY
Laparoscopic and Transanal Colorectal Supermaster Course
Robotic Colorectal Surgery Course

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to jasmine.jaeckel@ircad.fr or by fax +33 3 88 11 90 28
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Download registration form and send it by email
to jasmine.jaeckel@ircad.fr or by fax +33 3 88 11 90 28
CONTACT US       BY EMAIL       BY PHONE: +33 3 88 11 90 00
Course accreditation
An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME
for CME accreditation of this event

Offline registration

Download registration form and send it by email
to jasmine.jaeckel@ircad.fr or by fax +33 3 88 11 90 28
CONTACT US       BY EMAIL       BY PHONE: +33 3 88 11 90 00

Offline registration

Download registration form and send it by email
to jasmine.jaeckel@ircad.fr or by fax +33 3 88 11 90 28
CONTACT US       BY EMAIL       BY PHONE: +33 3 88 11 90 00
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Minimally Invasive and Robotic Colorectal Surgery
Advanced Course in Proctological Surgery

Laparoscopic and Transanal Colorectal Supermaster Course

Advanced Course in Proctological Surgery

Robotic Colorectal Surgery Course

Laparoscopic and Transanal Colorectal Supermaster Course


COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F.)

TARGET AUDIENCE

Surgeons

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COURSE OBJECTIVES

The course will be focused on the treatment of colorectal cancer patients with the following objectives:
  • To improve surgical and oncological outcomes in colorectal surgery
  • To learn about modern technologies for preoperative diagnosis and planning
  • To learn about new technologies for intraoperative navigation and manipulation
  • To improve multimodal colorectal cancer treatment
  • To undertake hands-on practice on pelvic trainer, live tissue (mini-pigs) and anatomical specimens in the experimental lab


EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on pelvic trainer, live tissue (mini-pigs) and anatomical specimens

COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F - RW)

COURSE OBJECTIVES


The course will be focused on the treatment of patients suffering from proctological disorders with the following objectives:
  • To improve surgical outcomes in proctology
  • To learn about modern technologies for preoperative diagnosis and planning
  • To learn about new technologies for intraoperative navigation and manipulation
  • To improve multimodal surgical treatment in the field of proctology
  • To undertake hands-on practice on pelvic trainer, live tissue (mini-pigs) and models in the experimental lab

EDUCATIONAL METHODS


  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on pelvic trainer, live tissue (mini-pigs) and models

COURSE DIRECTOR


J. Marescaux (F - RW)

FACULTY PANEL

H. Abcarian (USA.), F. Crafa (I.), A. D’Hoore (B.), E. Ganio (I.), V. Giaccaglia (UAE.), P. Giamundo (I.), P. Meinero (I.), C. Ratto (I.), B. Roche (CH.), R. Scherer (D.), F. Seow-Choen (SGP.), J. Warusavitarne (UK.)




COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To cover a broad spectrum of surgical procedures in robotic colorectal surgery
  • To provide indications for robotic surgical treatments and discuss operative complications
  • To highlight technical aspects of robotic surgical interventions through the broadcasting of live procedures
  • To allow real-time discussion between the operators and the trainee surgeons
  • To provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in robotic surgery through practice on anatomical specimens under expert tutorial


EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on anatomical specimens


COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F - RW)

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The course will be focused on the treatment of colorectal cancer patients with the following objectives:
  • To improve surgical and oncological outcomes in colorectal surgery
  • To learn about modern technologies for preoperative diagnosis and planning
  • To learn about new technologies for intraoperative navigation and manipulation
  • To improve multimodal colorectal cancer treatment
  • To undertake hands-on practice on pelvic trainer, live tissue (mini-pigs) and anatomical specimens in the experimental lab


EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on pelvic trainer, live tissue (mini-pigs) and anatomical specimens

TARGET AUDIENCE

Surgeons

COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F - RW)

FACULTY PANEL

R. Barthelemy (F), P. Chasserant (F), W. Chen (TW), G. Choi (KOR), F. Corcione (I), A. Forgione (I), R.J. Heald (UK), R. Hompes (NED), D. Koh (SGP), M. Marino (I), C.A. Martinez (BRA), A. Melani (BR),  J. Okuda (JAP), E. Parra Davila (USA),  L. Romagnolo (BR), E. Rullier (F), B. Salky (USA), X. Serra Aracil (SP), M. Whiteford (USA).


THURSDAY

7.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 am
LIVE AND PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS

  • Right colectomy with central mesocolic resection
  • Transverse colon resection
  • Sigmoidectomy for cancer
  • Total mesorectal excision (TME) for rectal cancer
  • Robotic TME

12.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

1.00 pm

FOR OPTION A

"SURGICAL TIPS AND TRICKS"  VIDEOS COMMENTED BY THE FACULTY
Discussion around short presentations of difficult or particular cases, pitfalls and technical details of colorectal surgery through pre-recorded operative demonstrations.

FOR OPTION B

TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
  • Operative strategy:
  • Right ileo-caecal resection and anastomosis
  • Left sigmoid resection with end to end Knight-Griffen anastomosis
  • Vascular approach
FOR OPTION C

1. TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
  • Operative strategy:
  • Right ileo-caecal resection and anastomosis
  • Left sigmoid resection with end to end Knight-Griffen anastomosis
  • Vascular approach
2. TRAINING ON PELVIC TRAINER FOR TRANSANAL APPROACH

6.30 pm End of session / Evening free

FRIDAY

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 am

FOR OPTION A

"SURGICAL TIPS AND TRICKS"  VIDEOS COMMENTED BY THE FACULTY
Discussion around short presentations of difficult or particular cases, pitfalls and technical details of colorectal surgery through pre-recorded operative demonstrations.

FOR OPTION B

TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
  • Operative strategy:
  • Right ileo-caecal resection and anastomosis
  • Left sigmoid resection with end to end Knight-Griffen anastomosis
  • Vascular approach
FOR OPTION C

TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS FOR TRANSANAL APPROACH

12.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

1.00 pm

THEORETICAL SESSION / FOR OPTION A, B and C

VIDEO SESSION 1: LAPAROSCOPIC COLECTOMY: TECHNICAL PEARLS
  • Laparoscopic right colectomy
  • Transverse colectomy with total mesocolic excision for cancer
  • Understanding the splenic flexure – embryology is the key once again
  • Laparoscopic left colectomy and sigmoid resection: standard steps for benign and malignant diseases
  • Laparoscopic approach for T4 colon cancer
  • Metallic stent for right or left side obstructing cancer: impact on oncological outcomes
  • Q&A
SESSION 2: LAPAROSCOPIC COLONIC RESECTION FOR BENIGN DISEASE
  • Diverticular disease: no, the elective surgeon is not dead!
  • Functional outcomes in symptomatic colonic diverticular disease: preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative issues
  • Laparoscopic management of complex fistulas in Crohn’s disease
  • Laparoscopic restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis
  • Management of rectal prolapse
  • Q&A
SESSION 3: LAPAROSCOPIC PROCTECTOMY: TECHNICAL PEARLS
  • MRI for proper staging to predict and monitor clinical response
  • Lessons learned from open TME
  • 6-step approach for laparoscopic TME
  • Sphincter-saving approaches during laparoscopic TME
  • Laparoscopic intersphincteric resection for low rectal cancer
  • How to close the pelvic space after a Miles operation?
SESSION 4: ROBOTIC TME
  • Robotics for rectal cancer: more than a fantastic toy, especially for superobese patients
  • Tips and tricks in robotic TME
6.00 pm End of session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of Participants and Faculty

SATURDAY

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 am
THEORETICAL SESSION / FOR OPTION A, B and C

SESSION 5: TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY (TES)

  • TES toolkit, preparation and technical steps
  • Local excision with TES for early rectal cancer: indications and limitations
  • Transanal endoscopic surgery: from polypectomy to full TME
  • Robotic transanal TME

SESSION 6: DEBATES
  • What is the best approach for Total Mesorectal Excision (TME)?
    • Laparoscopic TME is better than open TME
    • Robotic TME is better than laparoscopic TME
    • TaTME will replace both
  • Complete clinical response following neoadjuvant treatment for rectal cancer
    • Watch and Wait
    • Local excision and/or radical resection
  • One-port surgery: a less invasive approach
    • Pros / Cons
SESSION 7: PREVENTING AND MANAGING INTRAOPERATIVE AND POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS
  • Laparoscopic treatment of bleeding, leaks, obstruction, and other complications
  • Local recurrence – an avoidable complication?
  • Perforation into the peritoneal cavity during TEM/TEO procedure
  • Management of chronic anastomotic leaks, fistulas, and sinuses
12.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

1.00 pm
THEORETICAL SESSION / FOR OPTION A, B and C

SESSION 8: LATEST TRENDS IN LAPAROSCOPIC COLORECTAL SURGERY
  • From the ERAS program to ambulatory procedure: a logical way?
  • What is the place of fluorescence imaging in colorectal surgery for lymph node and vascular assessment?
  • Flexible operative endoscopy in the treatment of colorectal lesions: for surgeons or gastroenterologists?
  • Combined endolaparoscopic approaches for localized resection
  • Laparoscopic colectomies with natural orifice extraction (transanal - transvaginal)
  • New developments in endoluminal robotic platforms
  • Virtual reality in colonic surgery for tumor localization and vascular anatomy assessment
  • Digital smart apps for outcome prediction and postoperative management
3.30 pm
CLOSING LECTURE
  • Skeletons in the cupboard: when bad things happen to good surgeons
4.00 pm End of course / Delivery of certificates of attendance
Program may be subject to modifications

MONDAY

7.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 am
LIVE AND PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
  • Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse Suspension (POPS)
  • Video-assisted anal fistula treatment (VAAFT)
  • SphinKeeper (new artificial anal sphincter) implant for fecal incontinence
  • Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment (EPSiT)
  • HeLPexx (variation of hemorrhoidal laser procedure) for hemorrhoids
  • Perineal Stapled Prolapse Resection (PSPR)
  • Sacral Neuromodulation for fecal incontinence
  • Sphincter repair for fecal incontinence
2.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.45 pm

TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS), PELVIC TRAINER AND MODELS
  • Ventral rectopexy
  • SphinKeeper implant for fecal incontinence
  • VAAFT (Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment)
  • EPSiT (Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment)
  • HeLPexx procedure for hemorrhoids
6.00 pm End of session / Evening free

TUESDAY

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 am

THEORETICAL SESSION

SESSION 1: PERINEUM AND HEMORRHOIDS
  • LECTURE: Real innovations in proctology
  • New concepts in perineal instability
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse Suspension (POPS): the right solution?
  • HeLPexx procedure for hemorrhoids: peach or lemon?
  • Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization (THD) procedure for hemorrhoids Tips and Tricks
  • Total rectal prolapse. Ventral rectopexy: how I do it
  • Can Stapled Transanal Rectal Resection (STARR) be considered a good solution for rectal prolapse?
SESSION 2: ANAL FISTULA AND PILONIDAL DISEASE
  • LECTURE: Anal fistula – A real head-scratcher
  • The real revolution in the field of the pilonidal disease: EPSiT
  • Innovations in treating perianal Crohn’s disease - Improving outcomes for patients
  • Fistula Laser Closure (FiLaC) for treating anal fistula
  • VAAFT procedure and VAAFT in Crohn's disease
  • LIFT (Ligation of the Intersphincteric Fistula Tract)
1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm

THEORETICAL SESSION

SESSION 3: ANAL CANCER AND FECAL INCONTINENCE
  • LECTURE: Current strategy to treat anal cancer – What’s new
  • Is HPV Vax effective to prevent anal cancer after condylomas?
  • CRT or RT for anal cancer?
  • Anal cancer: when surgery is necessary
  • Sacral neuromodulation for fecal incontinence
  • SphinKeeper implant: results and literature
  • Anal sphincter repair: when and why
  • Artificial sphincters: what is the future
4.30 pm End of course / Delivery of certificates of attendance
Program may be subject to modifications

WEDNESDAY

7.30 am Registration and welcoming of participants

7.35 am
FOR OPTION A and B

INTRODUCTION
  • Types of robots available
  • Port placement
  • Docking
  • Instruments
  • Understanding the robotic arms
  • Patient position and different tables
8.05 am

LIVE AND PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
  • Robotic TME
  • Robotic right colectomy
  • Robotic Transanal TME
11.30 am
VIDEO SESSION

  • Robotic splenic flexure takedown: medial-to-lateral approach using the Si or Xi surgical systems
  • Robotic LAR: how to maximize success in difficult surgery
  • Suprapubic robotic right colectomy
  • Robotic intracorporeal anastomosis
  • Robotic rectal surgery: how to do it
  • Tips and tricks in robotic TME
  • Robotic transanal TME
  • Debates
    • What are the advantages of the robotic approach for colorectal surgery?
    • What kind of next generation robotic platforms are we waiting for?
1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute / Delivery of certificates of attendance for OPTION A

2.00 pm
FOR OPTION B
(OPTION A: afternoon free )

TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS

  • Robotic colectomy with intracorporeal anastomosis
  • Robotic sigmoidectomy
  • Robotic low anterior resection (LAR)
6.00 pm End of the seminar / Delivery of certificates of attendance

THURSDAY

7.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 am
LIVE AND PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS

  • Right colectomy with central mesocolic resection
  • Transverse colon resection
  • Sigmoidectomy for cancer
  • Total mesorectal excision (TME) for rectal cancer
  • Robotic TME

12.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

1.00 pm

FOR OPTION A

"SURGICAL TIPS AND TRICKS"  VIDEOS COMMENTED BY THE FACULTY
Discussion around short presentations of difficult or particular cases, pitfalls and technical details of colorectal surgery through pre-recorded operative demonstrations.

FOR OPTION B

TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
  • Operative strategy:
  • Right ileo-caecal resection and anastomosis
  • Left sigmoid resection with end to end Knight-Griffen anastomosis
  • Vascular approach
FOR OPTION C

1. TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
  • Operative strategy:
  • Right ileo-caecal resection and anastomosis
  • Left sigmoid resection with end to end Knight-Griffen anastomosis
  • Vascular approach
2. TRAINING ON PELVIC TRAINER FOR TRANSANAL APPROACH

6.30 pm End of session / Evening free

FRIDAY

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 am

FOR OPTION A

"SURGICAL TIPS AND TRICKS"  VIDEOS COMMENTED BY THE FACULTY
Discussion around short presentations of difficult or particular cases, pitfalls and technical details of colorectal surgery through pre-recorded operative demonstrations.

FOR OPTION B

TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
  • Operative strategy:
  • Right ileo-caecal resection and anastomosis
  • Left sigmoid resection with end to end Knight-Griffen anastomosis
  • Vascular approach
FOR OPTION C

TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS FOR TRANSANAL APPROACH

12.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

1.00 pm

THEORETICAL SESSION / FOR OPTION A, B and C

VIDEO SESSION 1: LAPAROSCOPIC COLECTOMY: TECHNICAL PEARLS
  • Laparoscopic right colectomy
  • Transverse colectomy with total mesocolic excision for cancer
  • Understanding the splenic flexure – embryology is the key once again
  • Laparoscopic left colectomy and sigmoid resection: standard steps for benign and malignant diseases
  • Laparoscopic approach for T4 colon cancer
  • Metallic stent for right or left side obstructing cancer: impact on oncological outcomes
  • Q&A
SESSION 2: LAPAROSCOPIC COLONIC RESECTION FOR BENIGN DISEASE
  • Diverticular disease: no, the elective surgeon is not dead!
  • Functional outcomes in symptomatic colonic diverticular disease: preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative issues
  • Laparoscopic management of complex fistulas in Crohn’s disease
  • Laparoscopic restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis
  • Management of rectal prolapse
  • Q&A
SESSION 3: LAPAROSCOPIC PROCTECTOMY: TECHNICAL PEARLS
  • MRI for proper staging to predict and monitor clinical response
  • Lessons learned from open TME
  • 6-step approach for laparoscopic TME
  • Sphincter-saving approaches during laparoscopic TME
  • Laparoscopic intersphincteric resection for low rectal cancer
  • How to close the pelvic space after a Miles operation?
SESSION 4: ROBOTIC TME
  • Robotics for rectal cancer: more than a fantastic toy, especially for superobese patients
  • Tips and tricks in robotic TME
6.00 pm End of session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of Participants and Faculty

SATURDAY

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 am
THEORETICAL SESSION / FOR OPTION A, B and C

SESSION 5: TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY (TES)

  • TES toolkit, preparation and technical steps
  • Local excision with TES for early rectal cancer: indications and limitations
  • Transanal endoscopic surgery: from polypectomy to full TME
  • Robotic transanal TME

SESSION 6: DEBATES
  • What is the best approach for Total Mesorectal Excision (TME)?
    • Laparoscopic TME is better than open TME
    • Robotic TME is better than laparoscopic TME
    • TaTME will replace both
  • Complete clinical response following neoadjuvant treatment for rectal cancer
    • Watch and Wait
    • Local excision and/or radical resection
  • One-port surgery: a less invasive approach
    • Pros / Cons
SESSION 7: PREVENTING AND MANAGING INTRAOPERATIVE AND POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS
  • Laparoscopic treatment of bleeding, leaks, obstruction, and other complications
  • Local recurrence – an avoidable complication?
  • Perforation into the peritoneal cavity during TEM/TEO procedure
  • Management of chronic anastomotic leaks, fistulas, and sinuses
12.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

1.00 pm
THEORETICAL SESSION / FOR OPTION A, B and C

SESSION 8: LATEST TRENDS IN LAPAROSCOPIC COLORECTAL SURGERY
  • From the ERAS program to ambulatory procedure: a logical way?
  • What is the place of fluorescence imaging in colorectal surgery for lymph node and vascular assessment?
  • Flexible operative endoscopy in the treatment of colorectal lesions: for surgeons or gastroenterologists?
  • Combined endolaparoscopic approaches for localized resection
  • Laparoscopic colectomies with natural orifice extraction (transanal - transvaginal)
  • New developments in endoluminal robotic platforms
  • Virtual reality in colonic surgery for tumor localization and vascular anatomy assessment
  • Digital smart apps for outcome prediction and postoperative management
3.30 pm
CLOSING LECTURE
  • Skeletons in the cupboard: when bad things happen to good surgeons
4.00 pm End of course / Delivery of certificates of attendance
Program may be subject to modifications