Laparoscopic and Transanal Colorectal Supermaster Course

2022, June 09 - 11
1. Course Registration
3190 €
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Including 3 nights in the HARAS HOTEL****, breakfast and city tax:

2022, June 08
2022, June 11
in a


Bookings are made on a first-come, first-served basis.
In case of unavailability, we shall make our best to reaccommodate you in a nearby hotel of equal standard
Deadline for hotel bookings is 10 days before the course. After that point, IRCAD cannot guarantee room availability.
Including 3 nights in the HARAS HOTEL****, breakfast and city tax:

2022, June 08
2022, June 11
in a


Bookings are made on a first-come, first-served basis.
In case of unavailability, we shall make our best to reaccommodate you in a nearby hotel of equal standard
Deadline for hotel bookings is 10 days before the course. After that point, IRCAD cannot guarantee room availability.
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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 provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in colorectal surgery through practice under expert tutorials


COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F - RW)

FACULTY PANEL

TBD

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Advanced Course

THURSDAY

7.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 am
LIVE AND PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS

  • Laparoscopic right colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision (TME)
  • Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for colon cancer
  • Laparoscopic TATA (Transabdominal transanal) low anterior resection for rectal cancer

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm

FOR OPTION A:

FREE

FOR OPTION B:

LAPAROSCOPIC APPROACH

Hands-on session on LIVE TISSUE (mini-pig)
  • Operative strategy
  • Right ileo-caecal resection and anastomosis
  • Left sigmoid resection with end to end Knight-Griffen anastomosis
  • Vascular approach
FOR OPTION C:

TRANSANAL APPROACH

1. Hands-on session on PELVIC TRAINER
  • Local resection
  • Purse-string sutures
  • Transanal TME
2. Hands-on session on LIVE TISSUE (mini-pig)
  • Local resection
  • Purse-string sutures
  • Transanal TME
6.00 pm End of session / Evening free

FRIDAY

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 am

FOR OPTION A:

FREE

FOR OPTION B:

LAPAROSCOPIC APPROACH

Hands-on session on LIVE TISSUE (mini-pig)
  • Operative strategy
  • Right ileo-caecal resection and anastomosis
  • Left sigmoid resection with end to end Knight-Griffen anastomosis
  • Vascular approach
FOR OPTION C:

TRANSANAL APPROACH

Hands-on session on ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
  • Local resection
  • Purse-string sutures
  • Transanal TME
12.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

1.00 pm

VIDEO SESSION / FOR OPTION A, B and C

SESSION 1: COMPLETE MESOCOLIC EXCISION FOR RIGHT AND LEFT COLON CANCER
  • Right colectomy with Complete Mesocolic Excision (CME)
    - Medial to lateral
    - Bottom to up
  • Robotics for suprapubic Colonic Mesorectal Excision
  • Transverse colectomy with Total Mesocolic Excision for cancer
  • Image-guided surgery for splenic flexure tumors
  • Arterial anatomy of the left colon: old and new
  • Robotic left colectomy with CME preserving IMV and IMA: when and how
SESSION 2: LAPAROSCOPIC PROCTECTOMY: TECHNICAL PEARLS
  • Laparoscopic TME
  • Recent changes in laparoscopic anus-preserving operation for rectal cancer
  • Tailor-made TME and extensive TME for T4 rectal cancer
  • Lateral pelvic lymphadenectomy: when and how?
SESSION 3: ROBOTIC TME
  • Laparoscopy to robotic rectal surgery: smooth transition
  • Tips and tricks in difficult robotic TME
  • Robotics for rectal cancer: more than just a fantastic toy
SESSION 4: LAPAROSCOPIC COLONIC RESECTION FOR BENIGN DISEASE
  • Perforated diverticulitis: MIS options from A to Z
  • Colorectal endometriosis
6.00 pm End of session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of Participants

SATURDAY

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

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

SESSION 5: PREVENTING AND MANAGING INTRA- AND POST-OPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS

  • How to prevent and manage complications in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Specific complications of TaTME
  • Specific complications of robotic surgery
SESSION 6: LATEST TRENDS IN COLORECTAL SURGERY
  • The role of surgical imaging in colorectal surgery
  • Image-guided colonic surgery: combined imaging modalities
  • Augmented reality and artificial intelligence: current and future applications in colorectal surgery
  • From ERAS program to outpatient procedure and home-connected follow-up:5 years’ experience
SESSION 7: TRANSANAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY (TES)
  • Transanal endoscopic surgery for giant and huge rectal adenomas
  • Ideal platform for transanal surgery
  • Essential surgical anatomy and step-by-step procedures in performing TaTME
  • TaTME for complex rectal cancers beyond the learning curve
  • Lateral nodes dissection by TaTME

SESSION 8: DEBATES
  • Complete clinical response following neoadjuvant treatment for rectal cancer
    - Watch and wait
    - Local excision and / or radical resection
  • What is the best approach for Total Mesorectal Excision (TME)?
    - Laparoscopic TME is superior to open TME
    - Robotic TME is superior to laparoscopic TME
    - TaTME is superior to laparoscopic and robotic TME
12.30 pm
CLOSING LECTURE
  • Skeletons in the cupboard: when bad things happen to good surgeons
1.30 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm End of course / Delivery of certificates of attendance
Programme may be subject to modifications