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Hands-on POEM - Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Arose from the field of NOTES, Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) is expected to be a standard permanent treatment of esophageal achalasia.
This technique requires extensive training and preparation to ensure safety and efficacy. Don’t miss the opportunity of an outstanding training program under the tutorship of world-renowned masters.
This one-day full-immersion focus group will include “live” POEM demonstrations broadcasted from our operating rooms, theoretical POEM fundamentals including a comprehensive equipment list and troubleshooting tips, open discussion of difficult cases as well as a 3-hour hands-on training on live tissues with fully-equipped endoscopic stations.
IRCAD is proud to offer this new educational course dedicated to help surgeons acquire the skills necessary to safely and competently perform POEM procedures.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

Interactive theoretical and video sessions between faculty and course participants
Live or pre-recorded operative démonstrations
Hands-on training on in-vivo and bench top models in experimental lab

TARGET AUDIENCE

GI endoscopists, surgeons

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