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EDUCATIONAL METHODS

Interactive theoretical and video sessions between faculty and course participants
Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
Robotic training on anatomical specimens under expert tutorial


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COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To cover a broad spectrum of surgical procedures in robotic colorectal surgery
  • To provide indications for robotic surgical treatments and discuss operative complications
  • To highlight technical aspects of robotic surgical interventions through the broadcasting of live procedures
  • To allow real-time discussion between the operators and the trainee surgeons
  • To provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in robotic surgery through practice on anatomical specimens under expert tutorial

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on anatomical specimens

COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F - RW)

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  1. To cover a broad spectrum of surgical procedures in robotic bariatric surgery
  2. To provide indications for surgical treatment and discuss operative complications
  3. To highlight technicalities of robotic surgical interventions through the broadcasting of live procedures
  4. To allow real-time discussion between the operators and the surgeon trainees
  5. To provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in robotic surgery through practice on anatomical specimens under expert tutorial
  6. To describe postoperative clinical results and practical applications of evidence-based clinical medicine

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Interactive theoretical and video session between faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Training on anatomical specimens under expert tutorial

TARGET AUDIENCE

Digestive surgeons

COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux F.

FACULTY PANEL

L. Brunaud (F), L. Katz (USA), K. Kim (USA), L.A. Vieira d'Almeida (BR), M. Vix (F)

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, participants will be able
  • to identify the specific robotic platform components, settings and features required to safely utilize and operate the robotic surgical platform
  • to understand the proper robotic platform pre-operative setup for upper-GI surgery
  • to define the role of robotic in current esophageal and gastric surgery practice
  • to appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of the evidence base in this emerging field

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Lectures with interactive discussions between participants and faculty members
  • Interactive sessions with operating surgeons during Live Surgery
  • Video-based discussion sessions with Q&A
  • Training on robots for practice on anatomical specimens including the latest generation of DaVinci┬« robotic system

COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F)

FACULTY PANEL

I. Broeders NL - Y.K. Chao TW - B. Dallemagne B - H. Fuchs D - W.J. Hyung KOR - S. Perretta I - J.P. Ruurda NL - C.N. Tang HKG - R. Van Hillegersberg NL

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  1. To give surgeons the opportunity to use anatomical training models to perform robotic radical prostatectomy, robotic partial nephrectomy, robotic nephrectomy and robotic cystectomy
  2. To allow surgeons to attend live surgery cases performed by experts in their regular operating environment
  3. To determine the standards of operative techniques demonstrating robotic radical prostatectomy, robotic partial nephrectomy, robotic radical nephrectomy and robotic cystectomy using lectures and pre-recorded live procedures

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  1. Practical sessions in the technical platform with robotic systems and anatomical models
  2. Live operative demonstrations of surgical techniques in the auditorium
  3. Workshop with the supervision of experts to study surgical techniques through pre-recorded live surgical demonstrations and discussions of technical points

COURSE DIRECTOR

T. Piechaud (F)

FACULTY BOARD

F. Gaboardi (I) - E. Mandron (F) - C. Saussine (F) - R. Van Velthoven (B)

FACULTY

O. Alenda (F) - A. De La Taille (F) - R. Gaston (F) - JL. Hoepffner (F) - A. Mejean (F) - C. Vaessen (F)

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To cover a broad spectrum of surgical procedures in robotic colorectal surgery
  • To provide indications for robotic surgical treatments and discuss operative complications
  • To highlight technical aspects of robotic surgical interventions through the broadcasting of live procedures
  • To allow real-time discussion between operators and trainee surgeons
  • To provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in robotic surgery through practice on anatomical specimens under expert tutorial

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on anatomical specimens on technical platform with robotic systems

TARGET AUDIENCE

Surgeons

COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F - RW)

FACULTY PANEL

TBD

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, participants will be able:
  • to identify the specific robotic platform components, settings and features required to safely use and operate the robotic surgical platform
  • to understand the proper robotic platform pre operative set-up for pancreatic surgery
  • to define the role of robotics in current pancreatic surgery practice
  • to appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of the evidencebased practice in this emerging field
  • to provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in robotic surgery through practice on anatomical specimens under expert tutorial

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Lectures and pre-recorded operative demonstrations with interactive discussions between participants and faculty members
  • Video-based discussion sessions with Q&A
  • Training on anatomical specimens on technical platform with robotic systems

TARGET AUDIENCE

Digestive surgeons, HPB and liver surgeons, laparoscopic surgeons

COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux F.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To cover a broad spectrum of surgical procedures in robotic colorectal surgery
  • To provide indications for robotic surgical treatments and discuss operative complications
  • To highlight technical aspects of robotic surgical interventions through the broadcasting of live procedures
  • To allow real-time discussion between operators and trainee surgeons
  • To provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in robotic surgery through practice on anatomical specimens under expert tutorial

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on anatomical specimens on technical platform with robotic systems

TARGET AUDIENCE

Surgeons

COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux (F - RW)

FACULTY PANEL

TBD

WEDNESDAY

7.30 am Registration and welcoming of participants

7.35 am
FOR OPTION A and B

INTRODUCTION
  • Types of robots available
  • Port placement
  • Docking
  • Instruments
  • Understanding the robotic arms
  • Patient position and different tables
8.05 am

LIVE AND PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
  • Robotic TME
  • Robotic right colectomy
  • Robotic Transanal TME
11.30 am
VIDEO SESSION

  • Robotic splenic flexure takedown: medial-to-lateral approach using the Si or Xi surgical systems
  • Robotic LAR: how to maximize success in difficult surgery
  • Suprapubic robotic right colectomy
  • Robotic intracorporeal anastomosis
  • Robotic rectal surgery: how to do it
  • Tips and tricks in robotic TME
  • Robotic transanal TME
  • Debates
    • What are the advantages of the robotic approach for colorectal surgery?
    • What kind of next generation robotic platforms are we waiting for?
1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute / Delivery of certificates of attendance for OPTION A

2.00 pm
FOR OPTION B
(OPTION A: afternoon free )

TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS

  • Robotic colectomy with intracorporeal anastomosis
  • Robotic sigmoidectomy
  • Robotic low anterior resection (LAR)
6.00 pm End of the seminar / Delivery of certificates of attendance

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 4

7.45 am
Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 am
For Option A and Option B
LIVE AND PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
* Robotic sleeve gastrectomy
* Robotic gastric bypass
* Robotic redos

PLENARY SESSIONS-LECTURES
* Robotics in obesity surgery
* Sleeve gastrectomy: Technique and pitfalls
* Robotic gastric bypass: Technique
* Next steps in robotics

12.30 pm Lunch at the Institute

1.30 pm
For Option B
(Option A: afternoon free)

TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
* Robotic sleeve gastrectomy
* Robotic gastric bypass

6.00 pm
End of session
Delivery of certificates of attendance
Program may be subject to modifications

THURSDAY JANUARY 16

7.45 am
FOR OPTION A and C
Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 amINTRODUCTION
- "Anatomy" of a surgical robot
- Principles of ports placement and docking: abdominal and thoracic approaches
- Robotic instruments and energy tools

LIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATION
- Robotic gastrectomy

THEORETICAL SESSION
How to do? Video-based discussion
- Robotic anti-reflux surgery
- Robotic Heller myotomy
- Robotic gastric conduit formation
- Anastomoses techniques in robotic gastrectomy
- Robotic fluorescence-guided gastric surgery

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pmOPTION C: HANDS-ON TRAINING ON HUMAN CADAVERS: ABDOMEN
OPTION A: AFTERNOON FREE
- Fundoplication
- Gastric mobilization
- D2 lymphadenectomy
- Creation of gastric tube
- Gastrectomy

6.30 pm End of the session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of participants

FRIDAY JANUARY 17

7.45 amFOR OPTION A and C
Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATION
- Robotic esophagectomy: thoracic phase

THEORETICAL SESSION
How to do? Video-based discussion
- Extended and total 2 fields lymphadenectomy in robotic esophagectomy
- Anastomoses techniques in robotic esophagectomy
- Robotic fluorescence-guided esophageal surgery
- Robotic esophageal diverticulectomy and myotomy
- Robotic transhiatal esophagectomy

CURRENT EVIDENCE OF THE ROLE OF ROBOTICS IN UPPER-GI SURGERY

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pmOPTION C: HANDS-ON TRAINING ON HUMAN CADAVERS: THORAX
OPTION A: AFTERNOON FREE
- Esophageal mobilization
- Extended lymphadenectomy
- Anastomosis (hand-sewn/stapled)
- Hiatal closure

6.30 pm End of the course
Delivery of certificates of attendance
Program may be subject to modifications

THURSDAY MARCH 5

07.45am Registration and welcoming of participants

08.00am
For OPTION A and OPTION C (Group 2)

THEORETICAL SESSION:
  • Robotic radical prostatectomy: general principles, step by step procedure, ways of access
  • Robotic partial nephrectomy: general principles, extraperitoneal - transperitoneal ways
10.30am
LIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATION (DEPENDING ON CASES)
  1. Robotic partial nephrectomy
  2. Robotic radical nephrectomy
01.00pm Lunch at the Institute

02.00pm
For OPTION A and OPTION C (Group 2)

LIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATION (DEPENDING ON CASES)
  1. Robotic prostatectomy
  2. Robotic prostatocystectomy
  3. Robotic female pelvectomy and Bricker urinary diversion
THEORETICAL SESSION:
  • Technical principles of robotic prostatocystectomy and lymphadenectomy
  • Technical principles of robotic pelvectomy and lymphadenectomy
  • Technical principles of robotic neobladder in male
  • Principles of robotic Bricker diversion
06.00pm
End of session

08.30pm
Dinner in honor of participants

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08.00am
For OPTION C (Group 1)

ROBOTIC TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
  • Robotic partial nephrectomy
  • Robotic total nephrectomy
01.00pm Lunch at the Institute

02.00pm
For OPTION C (Group 1)

ROBOTIC TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
  • Robotic radical prostatectomy
  • Robotic cystectomy
  • Robotic urinary divertion
06.00pm
End of session

08.30pm
Dinner in honor of participants





FRIDAY MARCH 6

07.45am Registration and welcoming of participants

08.00am
For OPTION A and OPTION C (Group 1)

THEORETICAL SESSION:
  • Robotic radical prostatectomy: general principles, step by step procedure, ways of access
  • Robotic partial nephrectomy: general principles, extraperitoneal - transperitoneal ways
10.30am
LIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATION (DEPENDING ON CASES)
  1. Robotic partial nephrectomy
  2. Robotic radical nephrectomy
01.00pm Lunch at the Institute

02.00pm
For OPTION A and OPTION C (Group 1)

LIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATION (DEPENDING ON CASES)
  1. Robotic prostatectomy
  2. Robotic prostatocystectomy
  3. Robotic female pelvectomy and Bricker urinary diversion
THEORETICAL SESSION:
  • Technical principles of robotic prostatocystectomy and lymphadenectomy
  • Technical principles of robotic pelvectomy and lymphadenectomy
  • Technical principles of robotic neobladder in male
  • Principles of robotic Bricker diversion
06.00pm
End of session

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08.00am
For OPTION C (Group 2)

ROBOTIC TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
  • Robotic partial nephrectomy
  • Robotic total nephrectomy
01.00pm Lunch at the Institute

02.00pm
For OPTION C (Group 2)

ROBOTIC TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
  • Robotic radical prostatectomy
  • Robotic cystectomy
  • Robotic urinary divertion
06.00pm
End of session



SATURDAY MARCH 7

08.15am Registration and welcoming of participants

08.30am
For OPTION A and OPTION C

THEORETICAL SESSION - TAKE HOME MESSAGE:

Ideal placement of trocars:
  • Extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy
  • Transperitoneal nephrectomy
Patient position and port placement for radical prostatectomy and partial nephrectomy

Synthesis of robotic partial nephrectomy:
  • Way of access, technical principles
  • Surgical treatment of kidney tumors: Should we go full robotic? Is there still room for open or laparoscopic surgery?
Synthesis of robotic radical prostatectomy:
  • Extensive lymphadenectomy: Robotic technique indications
  • First posterior access, technique of anastomosis
  • Robotic radical prostatectomy by posterior approach: Bocciardi approach
  • Antegrade robotic radical prostatectomy: step by step standardized technique
Synthesis of robotic cystectomy:
  • Robotic prostatocystectomy and pelvectomy points of technique
  • Robotic cystectomy urinary diversion
12.30pm
Conclusion

01.00pm Lunch at the Institute

01.30pm
End of course
Delivery of certificates of attendance



Program may be subject to modifications

WEDNESDAY

7.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

FOR OPTION A and C

8.05 am
VIDEO SESSION
  • Robotic splenic flexure takedown: medial-to-lateral approach using the Si or Xi surgical systems
  • Robotic LAR: how to maximize success in difficult surgery
  • Suprapubic robotic right colectomy
  • Robotic intracorporeal anastomosis
  • Robotic rectal surgery: how to do it
  • Tips and tricks in robotic TME
  • Robotic transanal TME
9.15 am

LIVE AND PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
  • Robotic TME
  • Robotic right colectomy
  • Robotic Transanal TME
12.00 pm
DEBATES
  • What are the advantages of the robotic approach for colorectal surgery?
  • What kind of next generation robotic platforms are we waiting for?
1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute / Delivery of certificates of attendance for OPTION A

2.00 pm
FOR OPTION C
(OPTION A: afternoon free )

PRE-LAB SESSION
  • Types of robots available
  • Trocar placement
  • Docking
  • Instruments
  • Understanding the robotic arms
  • Patient position and different tables
  • Robotic right colectomy
  • Robotic left colectomy
  • Robotic TME
  • Complications and how to avoid them
  • ICG in colorectal surgery
TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
  • Robotic colectomy with intracorporeal anastomosis
  • Robotic sigmoidectomy
  • Robotic low anterior resection (LAR)
  • TME
6.00 pm End of the seminar / Delivery of certificates of attendance

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 21

7.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

FOR OPTION A and C

8.00 am PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATION
  • Robotic distal pancreatectomy
  • Robotic central pancreatectomy
  • Robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy
PLENARY SESSION - LECTURES
How to do?
Video-based discussion
  • Basic principles in robotic pancreatic surgery
  • Tips and tricks in robotic pancreatic surgery
  • Are there limits in robotic pancreatectomy?
1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute
Delivery of certificates of attendance for OPTION A

2.00 pm FOR OPTION C
(OPTION A: afternoon free )

HANDS-ON TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
  • Robotic distal pancreatectomy
  • Robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy
6.30 pm End of the seminar
Delivery of certificates of attendance for OPTION C

WEDNESDAY

7.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

FOR OPTION A and C

8.05 am
VIDEO SESSION
  • Robotic splenic flexure takedown: medial-to-lateral approach using the Si or Xi surgical systems
  • Robotic LAR: how to maximize success in difficult surgery
  • Suprapubic robotic right colectomy
  • Robotic intracorporeal anastomosis
  • Robotic rectal surgery: how to do it
  • Tips and tricks in robotic TME
  • Robotic transanal TME
9.15 am

LIVE AND PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
  • Robotic TME
  • Robotic right colectomy
  • Robotic Transanal TME
12.00 pm
DEBATES
  • What are the advantages of the robotic approach for colorectal surgery?
  • What kind of next generation robotic platforms are we waiting for?
1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute / Delivery of certificates of attendance for OPTION A

2.00 pm
FOR OPTION C
(OPTION A: afternoon free )

PRE-LAB SESSION
  • Types of robots available
  • Trocar placement
  • Docking
  • Instruments
  • Understanding the robotic arms
  • Patient position and different tables
  • Robotic right colectomy
  • Robotic left colectomy
  • Robotic TME
  • Complications and how to avoid them
  • ICG in colorectal surgery
TRAINING ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
  • Robotic colectomy with intracorporeal anastomosis
  • Robotic sigmoidectomy
  • Robotic low anterior resection (LAR)
  • TME
6.00 pm End of the seminar / Delivery of certificates of attendance