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Download registration form and send it by email
to dig.eits@ircad.fr or by fax +33 3 88 11 90 28
CONTACT US       BY EMAIL       BY PHONE: +33 3 88 11 90 90
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LAPAROSCOPIC GENERAL SURGERY INTENSIVE COURSES

Laparoscopic General Surgery Intensive Course

Laparoscopic General Surgery Intensive Course

Laparoscopic General Surgery Intensive Course

Laparoscopic General Surgery Intensive Course

COURSE DIRECTOR
J. Marescaux F.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  1. to provide the basic knowledge required for safe use of laparoscopic surgery
  2. to describe all the basic principles (instruments, materials, anesthesia equipments) and present the most used basic laparoscopic techniques
  3. to provide hands-on training sessions to learn or improve performance of basic technical tasks in laparoscopic surgery such as intracorporeal suturing and knot-tying techniques, two-hands coordination for dissection or safe use of energy in laparoscopy
  4. to describe results and potential complications of laparoscopic procedures

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between faculty and course participants
  • Live and pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Objective assessment of skills and hands-on training on ex-vivo and in-vivo tissues

TARGET AUDIENCE

Surgeons

COURSE DIRECTOR

J. Marescaux F.

FACULTY PANEL

M.E. Bailey UK. - B. Dallemagne B. - G. Dapri B. - N. Demartines CH. - M. Diana I. - A. D’Urso I. - A. Forgione I. - W.J. Hyung KOR. - J. Marescaux F. - A. Melani BR. - R. Memeo I. - P. Miccoli I. - S. Morales-Conde SP. - D. Mutter F. - B. Navez B. - S. Perretta I. - P. Pessaux F. - L. Romagnolo BR. - L. Swanström USA. - A. Torres de Oliveira BR. - C.N. Tang HK. - M. Vix F. - H.K. Yang KOR


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COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • to provide the basic knowledge required for safe use of laparoscopic surgery
  • to describe all technical (instruments, trocars, energy sources...) and physiology principles of laparoscopic surgery
  • to critically review the most common laparoscopic surgical procedures
  • to learn or improve laparoscopic skills by repeatedly practicing suturing, knot-tying and performing surgical procedures during hands-on sessions

Educational methods

Interactive theoretical and video sessions between faculty and course participants; hands-on training on live tissue (mini-pigs) in experimental lab.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Laparoscopic digestive surgeons

UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA - optional

Evaluation through theoretical exams and practical tests at the end of the Intensive Course session leads to the delivery of a "University Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery" awarded by the University of Strasbourg.

The course registration fees do not include the Strasbourg University Diploma registration (optional).
University Diploma registration fees: approx. 430 €.
Payment must be done exclusively on the spot by cash in Euros only. Credit card payment is not accepted.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • to provide the basic knowledge required for safe use of laparoscopic surgery
  • to describe all technical (instruments, trocars, energy sources...) and physiology principles of laparoscopic surgery
  • to critically review the most common laparoscopic surgical procedures
  • to learn or improve laparoscopic skills by repeatedly practicing suturing, knot-tying and performing surgical procedures during hands-on sessions

Educational methods

Interactive theoretical and video sessions between faculty and course participants; hands-on training on live tissue (mini-pigs) in experimental lab.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Laparoscopic digestive surgeons

UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA - optional

Evaluation through theoretical exams and practical tests at the end of the Intensive Course session leads to the delivery of a "University Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery" awarded by the University of Strasbourg.

The course registration fees do not include the Strasbourg University Diploma registration (optional).
University Diploma registration fees: approx. 430 €.
Payment must be done exclusively on the spot by cash in Euros only. Credit card payment is not accepted.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • to provide the basic knowledge required for safe use of laparoscopic surgery
  • to describe all technical (instruments, trocars, energy sources...) and physiology principles of laparoscopic surgery
  • to critically review the most common laparoscopic surgical procedures
  • to learn or improve laparoscopic skills by repeatedly practicing suturing, knot-tying and performing surgical procedures during hands-on sessions

Educational methods

Interactive theoretical and video sessions between faculty and course participants; hands-on training on live tissue (mini-pigs) in experimental lab.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Laparoscopic digestive surgeons

UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA - optional

Evaluation through theoretical exams and practical tests at the end of the Intensive Course session leads to the delivery of a "University Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery" awarded by the University of Strasbourg.

The course registration fees do not include the Strasbourg University Diploma registration (optional).
University Diploma registration fees: approx. 430 €.
Payment must be done exclusively on the spot by cash in Euros only. Credit card payment is not accepted.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • to provide the basic knowledge required for safe use of laparoscopic surgery
  • to describe all technical (instruments, trocars, energy sources...) and physiology principles of laparoscopic surgery
  • to critically review the most common laparoscopic surgical procedures
  • to learn or improve laparoscopic skills by repeatedly practicing suturing, knot-tying and performing surgical procedures during hands-on sessions

Educational methods

Interactive theoretical and video sessions between faculty and course participants; hands-on training on live tissue (mini-pigs) in experimental lab.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Laparoscopic digestive surgeons

UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA - optional

Evaluation through theoretical exams and practical tests at the end of the Intensive Course session leads to the delivery of a "University Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery" awarded by the University of Strasbourg.

The course registration fees do not include the Strasbourg University Diploma registration (optional).
University Diploma registration fees: approx. 430 €.
Payment must be done exclusively on the spot by cash in Euros only. Credit card payment is not accepted.

General surgery: Course programme

Monday

8.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

DIDACTIC SESSION
LAPAROSCOPIC EQUIPMENT
× Organization and laparoscopes, cameras, insufflators
× New imaging modalities
× Instruments
× Surgical energy: principles and devices for electrosurgery and modern tissue fusion

BASIC PRINCIPLES OF LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY
× Operative room set-up
× Review of the techniques of access to the peritoneal cavity
× Trocars characteristics, risks, safe manipulation and positioning
× Suturing, sewing, knot tying, stapling

LAPAROSCOPY FOR ABDOMINAL EMERGENCIES
× Laparoscopy in peritonitis
× Acute appendicitis
× Perforated peptic ulcer
× Acute colonic diverticulitis

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Objectives: basic principles and techniques
- Accesses, insufflation, positioning of trocars
- Exposure - dissection - stitching, tissue approximation, knot tying and stapling

Training procedures
× Small bowel resection and anastomoses
× Gastrojejunostomy
× Cholecystectomy

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Tuesday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)
TAPP & TEP inguinal hernia repair

DIDACTIC SESSION
LAPAROSCOPIC HERNIA REPAIR
× Rationale of the laparoscopic approach
× Ventral and incisional hernia: updated indications and techniques

LAPAROSCOPIC BILIARY SURGERY
× Basic principles of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
× Bile duct injuries: diagnosis and management
× Tips and tricks for acute cholecystitis
× Laparoscopic common bilde duct exploration

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Training procedures
× TAPP Inguinal hernia repair
× Stapled gastrojejunostomy
× Dissection of the common bile duct: T-tube
× Roux-en-Y choledocojejunostomy
× Splenectomy

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Wednesday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)

ROBOTIC SURGERY

ANTIREFLUX SURGERY

VENTRAL AND INCISIONAL HERNIA REPAIR

COLORECTAL SURGERY

BARIATRIC SURGERY

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Training procedures
× Ileo-caecal dissection and anastomoses
× Fundoplication
× Splenectomy
× Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
× Robotic system initiation

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Thursday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)

DIDACTIC SESSION
FOREGUT SURGERY
× Surgery for GERD and hiatal hernia
× Partial and total gastrectomy
× Esophago-gastric submucosal tumors
× Achalasia
   - Laparoscopic Heller myotomy
   - Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)

COLORECTAL SURGERY
× Surgical techniques, tips and tricks in left and right colectomy for benign and malignant diseases
× Total Mesorectal Excision TME in rectal cancer
× Transanal TME and TEM
× Prevention and management of complications

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
University Diploma practical evaluation :

× Validating procedure: Small bowel resection / anastomoses

Training procedures
× Ileo-caecal dissection and anastomoses
× Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
×Partial / total gastrectomy
× Dissection of the hepatic pedicle
× Robotic system initiation

6.30 pm End of session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of participants

Friday

7.45 am
PROFICIENCY TEST
For surgeons enrolled for the University Diploma
× Multiple Choice Questionnaire for the University Diploma (Université de Strasbourg UDS)

8.45 am Evaluation of the previous day (for all participants)

9.00 amFUTURE OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY

ENDOCRINE SURGERY
× Thyroïdectomy
× Parathyroïdectomy
× Laparoscopic an robotic adrenalectomy

BARIATRIC and METABOLIC SURGERY
× Tailored approach: gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass
× Management of common and difficult complications
× Endoscopic bariatric surgery

1.30 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.30 pmDIDACTIC SESSION
SPLENIC SURGERY
× Laparoscopic splenectomy: indications and techniques

PANCREATIC SURGERY
× from diagnosis to pancreatectomy

EMERGING ROLE OF FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPY IN GI DISEASES

4.30 pmEnd of the seminar
Delivery of the certificates of attendance
Delivery of the University diplomas to successful candidates
Program may be subject to modifications

General surgery: Course programme

Monday

8.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

DIDACTIC SESSION
LAPAROSCOPIC EQUIPMENT
× Organization and laparoscopes, cameras, insufflators
× New imaging modalities
× Instruments
× Surgical energy: principles and devices for electrosurgery and modern tissue fusion

BASIC PRINCIPLES OF LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY
× Operative room set-up
× Review of the techniques of access to the peritoneal cavity
× Trocars characteristics, risks, safe manipulation and positioning
× Suturing, sewing, knot tying, stapling

LAPAROSCOPY FOR ABDOMINAL EMERGENCIES
× Laparoscopy in peritonitis
× Acute appendicitis
× Perforated peptic ulcer
× Acute colonic diverticulitis

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Objectives: basic principles and techniques
- Accesses, insufflation, positioning of trocars
- Exposure - dissection - stitching, tissue approximation, knot tying and stapling

Training procedures
× Small bowel resection and anastomoses
× Gastrojejunostomy
× Cholecystectomy

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Tuesday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)
TAPP & TEP inguinal hernia repair

DIDACTIC SESSION
LAPAROSCOPIC HERNIA REPAIR
× Rationale of the laparoscopic approach
× Ventral and incisional hernia: updated indications and techniques

LAPAROSCOPIC BILIARY SURGERY
× Basic principles of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
× Bile duct injuries: diagnosis and management
× Tips and tricks for acute cholecystitis
× Laparoscopic common bilde duct exploration

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Training procedures
× TAPP Inguinal hernia repair
× Stapled gastrojejunostomy
× Dissection of the common bile duct: T-tube
× Roux-en-Y choledocojejunostomy
× Splenectomy

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Wednesday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)

ROBOTIC SURGERY

ANTIREFLUX SURGERY

VENTRAL AND INCISIONAL HERNIA REPAIR

COLORECTAL SURGERY

BARIATRIC SURGERY

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Training procedures
× Ileo-caecal dissection and anastomoses
× Fundoplication
× Splenectomy
× Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
× Robotic system initiation

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Thursday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)

DIDACTIC SESSION
FOREGUT SURGERY
× Surgery for GERD and hiatal hernia
× Partial and total gastrectomy
× Esophago-gastric submucosal tumors
× Achalasia
   - Laparoscopic Heller myotomy
   - Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)

COLORECTAL SURGERY
× Surgical techniques, tips and tricks in left and right colectomy for benign and malignant diseases
× Total Mesorectal Excision TME in rectal cancer
× Transanal TME and TEM
× Prevention and management of complications

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
University Diploma practical evaluation :

× Validating procedure: Small bowel resection / anastomoses

Training procedures
× Ileo-caecal dissection and anastomoses
× Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
×Partial / total gastrectomy
× Dissection of the hepatic pedicle
× Robotic system initiation

6.30 pm End of session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of participants

Friday

7.45 am
PROFICIENCY TEST
For surgeons enrolled for the University Diploma
× Multiple Choice Questionnaire for the University Diploma (Université de Strasbourg UDS)

8.45 am Evaluation of the previous day (for all participants)

9.00 amFUTURE OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY

ENDOCRINE SURGERY
× Thyroïdectomy
× Parathyroïdectomy
× Laparoscopic an robotic adrenalectomy

BARIATRIC and METABOLIC SURGERY
× Tailored approach: gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass
× Management of common and difficult complications
× Endoscopic bariatric surgery

1.30 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.30 pmDIDACTIC SESSION
SPLENIC SURGERY
× Laparoscopic splenectomy: indications and techniques

PANCREATIC SURGERY
× from diagnosis to pancreatectomy

EMERGING ROLE OF FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPY IN GI DISEASES

4.30 pmEnd of the seminar
Delivery of the certificates of attendance
Delivery of the University diplomas to successful candidates
Program may be subject to modifications

General surgery: Course programme

Monday

8.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

DIDACTIC SESSION
LAPAROSCOPIC EQUIPMENT
× Organization and laparoscopes, cameras, insufflators
× New imaging modalities
× Instruments
× Surgical energy: principles and devices for electrosurgery and modern tissue fusion

BASIC PRINCIPLES OF LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY
× Operative room set-up
× Review of the techniques of access to the peritoneal cavity
× Trocars characteristics, risks, safe manipulation and positioning
× Suturing, sewing, knot tying, stapling

LAPAROSCOPY FOR ABDOMINAL EMERGENCIES
× Laparoscopy in peritonitis
× Acute appendicitis
× Perforated peptic ulcer
× Acute colonic diverticulitis

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Objectives: basic principles and techniques
- Accesses, insufflation, positioning of trocars
- Exposure - dissection - stitching, tissue approximation, knot tying and stapling

Training procedures
× Small bowel resection and anastomoses
× Gastrojejunostomy
× Cholecystectomy

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Tuesday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)
TAPP & TEP inguinal hernia repair

DIDACTIC SESSION
LAPAROSCOPIC HERNIA REPAIR
× Rationale of the laparoscopic approach
× Ventral and incisional hernia: updated indications and techniques

LAPAROSCOPIC BILIARY SURGERY
× Basic principles of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
× Bile duct injuries: diagnosis and management
× Tips and tricks for acute cholecystitis
× Laparoscopic common bilde duct exploration

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Training procedures
× TAPP Inguinal hernia repair
× Stapled gastrojejunostomy
× Dissection of the common bile duct: T-tube
× Roux-en-Y choledocojejunostomy
× Splenectomy

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Wednesday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)

ROBOTIC SURGERY

ANTIREFLUX SURGERY

VENTRAL AND INCISIONAL HERNIA REPAIR

COLORECTAL SURGERY

BARIATRIC SURGERY

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Training procedures
× Ileo-caecal dissection and anastomoses
× Fundoplication
× Splenectomy
× Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
× Robotic system initiation

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Thursday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)

DIDACTIC SESSION
FOREGUT SURGERY
× Surgery for GERD and hiatal hernia
× Partial and total gastrectomy
× Esophago-gastric submucosal tumors
× Achalasia
   - Laparoscopic Heller myotomy
   - Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)

COLORECTAL SURGERY
× Surgical techniques, tips and tricks in left and right colectomy for benign and malignant diseases
× Total Mesorectal Excision TME in rectal cancer
× Transanal TME and TEM
× Prevention and management of complications

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
University Diploma practical evaluation :

× Validating procedure: Small bowel resection / anastomoses

Training procedures
× Ileo-caecal dissection and anastomoses
× Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
×Partial / total gastrectomy
× Dissection of the hepatic pedicle
× Robotic system initiation

6.30 pm End of session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of participants

Friday

7.45 am
PROFICIENCY TEST
For surgeons enrolled for the University Diploma
× Multiple Choice Questionnaire for the University Diploma (Université de Strasbourg UDS)

8.45 am Evaluation of the previous day (for all participants)

9.00 amFUTURE OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY

ENDOCRINE SURGERY
× Thyroïdectomy
× Parathyroïdectomy
× Laparoscopic an robotic adrenalectomy

BARIATRIC and METABOLIC SURGERY
× Tailored approach: gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass
× Management of common and difficult complications
× Endoscopic bariatric surgery

1.30 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.30 pmDIDACTIC SESSION
SPLENIC SURGERY
× Laparoscopic splenectomy: indications and techniques

PANCREATIC SURGERY
× from diagnosis to pancreatectomy

EMERGING ROLE OF FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPY IN GI DISEASES

4.30 pmEnd of the seminar
Delivery of the certificates of attendance
Delivery of the University diplomas to successful candidates
Program may be subject to modifications

General surgery: Course programme

Monday

8.45 am Registration and welcoming of participants

DIDACTIC SESSION
LAPAROSCOPIC EQUIPMENT
× Organization and laparoscopes, cameras, insufflators
× New imaging modalities
× Instruments
× Surgical energy: principles and devices for electrosurgery and modern tissue fusion

BASIC PRINCIPLES OF LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY
× Operative room set-up
× Review of the techniques of access to the peritoneal cavity
× Trocars characteristics, risks, safe manipulation and positioning
× Suturing, sewing, knot tying, stapling

LAPAROSCOPY FOR ABDOMINAL EMERGENCIES
× Laparoscopy in peritonitis
× Acute appendicitis
× Perforated peptic ulcer
× Acute colonic diverticulitis

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Objectives: basic principles and techniques
- Accesses, insufflation, positioning of trocars
- Exposure - dissection - stitching, tissue approximation, knot tying and stapling

Training procedures
× Small bowel resection and anastomoses
× Gastrojejunostomy
× Cholecystectomy

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Tuesday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)
TAPP & TEP inguinal hernia repair

DIDACTIC SESSION
LAPAROSCOPIC HERNIA REPAIR
× Rationale of the laparoscopic approach
× Ventral and incisional hernia: updated indications and techniques

LAPAROSCOPIC BILIARY SURGERY
× Basic principles of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
× Bile duct injuries: diagnosis and management
× Tips and tricks for acute cholecystitis
× Laparoscopic common bilde duct exploration

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Training procedures
× TAPP Inguinal hernia repair
× Stapled gastrojejunostomy
× Dissection of the common bile duct: T-tube
× Roux-en-Y choledocojejunostomy
× Splenectomy

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Wednesday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)

ROBOTIC SURGERY

ANTIREFLUX SURGERY

VENTRAL AND INCISIONAL HERNIA REPAIR

COLORECTAL SURGERY

BARIATRIC SURGERY

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
Training procedures
× Ileo-caecal dissection and anastomoses
× Fundoplication
× Splenectomy
× Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
× Robotic system initiation

6.30 pm End of session

Evening free

Thursday

7.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 amLIVE OR PRE-RECORDED OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
(depending on cases)

DIDACTIC SESSION
FOREGUT SURGERY
× Surgery for GERD and hiatal hernia
× Partial and total gastrectomy
× Esophago-gastric submucosal tumors
× Achalasia
   - Laparoscopic Heller myotomy
   - Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)

COLORECTAL SURGERY
× Surgical techniques, tips and tricks in left and right colectomy for benign and malignant diseases
× Total Mesorectal Excision TME in rectal cancer
× Transanal TME and TEM
× Prevention and management of complications

1.00 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.00 pm HANDS-ON TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
University Diploma practical evaluation :

× Validating procedure: Small bowel resection / anastomoses

Training procedures
× Ileo-caecal dissection and anastomoses
× Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
×Partial / total gastrectomy
× Dissection of the hepatic pedicle
× Robotic system initiation

6.30 pm End of session

8.00 pm Dinner in honor of participants

Friday

7.45 am
PROFICIENCY TEST
For surgeons enrolled for the University Diploma
× Multiple Choice Questionnaire for the University Diploma (Université de Strasbourg UDS)

8.45 am Evaluation of the previous day (for all participants)

9.00 amFUTURE OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY

ENDOCRINE SURGERY
× Thyroïdectomy
× Parathyroïdectomy
× Laparoscopic an robotic adrenalectomy

BARIATRIC and METABOLIC SURGERY
× Tailored approach: gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass
× Management of common and difficult complications
× Endoscopic bariatric surgery

1.30 pm Lunch at the Institute

2.30 pmDIDACTIC SESSION
SPLENIC SURGERY
× Laparoscopic splenectomy: indications and techniques

PANCREATIC SURGERY
× from diagnosis to pancreatectomy

EMERGING ROLE OF FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPY IN GI DISEASES

4.30 pmEnd of the seminar
Delivery of the certificates of attendance
Delivery of the University diplomas to successful candidates
Program may be subject to modifications