Advanced Course in Proctological Surgery

2022, September 05 - 06
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1850 €
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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 provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in proctological surgery through practice under expert tutorials


COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (FR, RW)

FACULTY PANEL

P. Meinero (IT), H. Abcarian (US), A. D'Urso (IT), F. Seow-Choen (SG)

M. Adamina (CH), F. Crafa (IT), A. D'Hoore (BE),  E. Ganio (IT), V. Giaccaglia (IT), P. Giamundo (IT), D. Hahnloser (CH), K. Matzel (DE), G. Naldini (IT), C. Ratto (IT), B. Roche (CH), A. Rojanasakul (TH), R. Scherer (DE), X. Serra Aracil (ES), A. Spinelli (IT), B. Van Geluwe (BE), J. Warusavitarne (GB), S. Wexner (US)

MONDAY

7.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 am
LIVE AND PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
  • A very complex case of anal fistula: Video-Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment (VAAFT) technique
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse Suspension (POPS) for descending perineum
  • Large rectal polyp: Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) procedure
  • Perineum reconstruction: a very complex case
  • Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment (EPSiT)
  • Martius’ flap for complex recto-vaginal fistula
  • VHT: Video Hemorrhoids Treatment
  • Complex anal fistula in Crohn’s disease
  • Large condyloma infection: my surgical strategy
2.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.45 pm

TRAINING ON PELVIC TRAINER, LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS) AND MODELS
  • Ventral rectopexy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Operation (TEO) and Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)
  • Video-Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment (VAAFT)
  • Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment (EPSiT)
  • Laparoscopic stoma tailoring
6.00 pm End of session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of Participants

TUESDAY

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 am
THEORETICAL SESSION

LECTURE: What’s new in proctology ?

SESSION 1: SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (STD)
  • STD: five questions we are struggling to answer
  • High Resolution Anoscopy: how to do it
  • HPV Vaccine: when, who and why
  • Surgical strategy for condylomas
  • What to do when there is a cancer
  • Precise typing is mandatory: what must be done
  • Open round table: patient’s QoL and ethical aspects
LECTURE: What could we have done?

SESSION 2: COMPLEX ANAL FISTULA AND RECURRENCES
  • Annual report of the International Anal Fistula Task Force
  • Current seton role: pros & cons
  • Combined minimally invasive treatments to win the long-standing fight
  • Mesenchimal Stem Cells for perianal Crohn’s disease
  • Complex anal fistula in Crohn’s disease: the St. Mark’s experience with minimally invasive
    techniques
  • How many times do we unknowingly treat false anal fistulas?
  • What are the most effective minimally invasive procedures from the literature?
  • Open round table: Patients suffering from complex anal fistula - their points of view
1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm
THEORETICAL SESSION

LECTURE: Video Haemorrhoids Treatment (VHT): the rationale of this new technique

SESSION 3: RECTAL POLYPS: GOING TOWARDS MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY AND TRANSANAL APPROACH
  • TAMIS
  • What is available today to perform a transanal approach?
  • Current strategy to treat histologically undefined rectal polyps at IRCAD France
  • What can we do if there is a cancer?
  • What can the robot do?
  • A glance at the literature
  • Open round table: Current strategy at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Florida, USA)
Face-to-face between Faculty and Audience: "Pleased to personally meet you"

5.00 pm End of course / Delivery of certificates of attendance


Programme may be subject to modifications