Hands-on Flexible Endoscopy for Surgeons Advanced Course

2020, June 02 - 03

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:
  • identify current indications for flexible and hybrid endoscopy in a broad spectrum of digestive diseases
  • discuss recent developments in flexible endoscopy techniques and devices
  • list the essential steps of postoperative care and management of postoperative complications
  • acquire/improve surgical performances in flexible and hybrid interventional endoscopy

COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F)

FACULTY PANEL

A. Arezzo I. - I. Boskoski I. - G.B. Cadiere F. - H. Chung KOR. - B. Dallemagne B. - G. Costamagna I. - G. Donatelli I. - B. Dunkin USA. - A. D’Urso I. - M. Galvao Neto BR. - H. Inoue J. - J. Marks USA. - M. Perez-Miranda SP. - S. Perretta I. - H. Piessevaux B. - J. Ponsky USA. - N. Soper USA. - L. Swanström USA. - C. Thompson USA.

TUESDAY JUNE 2

7.45 AM
Registration and welcoming of participants

8.15 AM
Opening lecture: Why the future of surgery is flexible

8.30 AM
LIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
POEM, endoscopic gastroplasty for obesity, endoscopic stoma revision...

11.00 AM
CASE STUDY SESSION
Endoscopic rescue of surgical complications: Share your worst case
Interactive discussion with clinical cases scenarios and live voting
- Upper GI, Bariatric
- Lower GI
- HBP

12.30 PM
Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM
PRACTICAL SESSION
TRAINING ON EX-VIVO TISSUE AND SIMULATORS
- Basic endoscopy Training box
- Bleeding control
- Dilatation techniques
- Pig tail placement
- Endoluminal vacuum therapy (Endo-SPONGE®)
- Over-the-scope clip (OTSC) treatment of perforations and full-thickness resections
- Stents placement

6.00 PM
End of session

8.00 PM
Dinner in honor of participants

WEDNESDAY JUNE 3

7.45 AM
Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 AM
THEORETICAL SESSION
The 5 endoscopic techniques surgeons
should learn and why:
- Endoscopic treatment of superficial cancer
- POEM and submucosal tunneling techniques
- ERCP
- Endoscopic suturing
- EUS

9.30 AM
PRACTICAL SESSION
TRAINING ON EX-VIVO TISSUE AND SIMULATORS

- Endoscopic suturing (OverStitch system)
- ERCP

12.30 PM
Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM
PRACTICAL SESSION
TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
- Polypectomy, EMR, ESD
- Per Oral Endoscopic esophageal and pylorus Myotomy (POEM/POP)
- Endoscopic suturing (OverStitch system)
- Esophageal Radiofrequency ablation (BarrX system)
- EUS

5.30 PM
End of course
Delivery of certificates of attendance
Program may be subject to modifications