Advanced Course in Proctological Surgery

2019, October 14 - 15
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1940 €
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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 undertake hands-on practice on pelvic trainer, live tissue (mini-pigs) and models in the experimental lab

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.)




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