11th Live Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Course
8th and 9th October 2018
Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
This advanced laparoscopic colorectal course is intended to provide the attendee with a sound understanding of some of the recent operative developments in this field. It will also provide an overview of the essential fundamentals and underpinning principles of laparoscopic colorectal surgery.
The course, convened by the renowned Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon Prof. P. N. Haray and supported by an experienced faculty, is also suitable for experienced colorectal surgeons who wish to enhance their understanding and attain invaluable tips to perform laparoscopic colorectal surgery in an effective manner.
The days will encompass a series of live operating demonstrations, interspersed with interactive discussions, of important colorectal operations such as:
- Total Colectomy for conditions such as Ulcerative Colitis and Functional Bowel Disease
- Segmental Resections, Left-side Colonic Resections including Splenic Flexure Mobilization, and High Anterior Resection
- Total Mesorectal Excision with Defunctioning Stomas
- Pouch surgeries / Panproctocolectomy.
Candidates interested in learning hands-on laparoscopic colorectal surgical skills may consider attending the Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Workshop Using Animal Models on 10th October 2018 (Wednesday). The attendee will receive direct consultant supervision to perform advanced laparoscopic colorectal procedures including Hemicolectomies, Splenic Flexure Mobilisation and Anterior Resection on specially prepared animal models.
TopicsTopics covered will include:
- Patient selection
- Relevant anatomy
- Theatre set-up
- Pre- and post-operative management and outcomes
- Enhanced recovery programs.
- Emergency surgery.
Suitable forConsultants and trainees in general/colorectal surgery from both the UK and beyond.
There will be ample opportunities to interact with the faculty during the live operative sessions as well as during the lectures. A course dinner will also be organised on the evening of the first day.
Places are limited and will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis.
We gratefully acknowledge the help and support of the following organisations and institutions:
|Places are currently available.|
|Dates||8th and 9th October 2018
|Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales|
|Course Fee||£ 495.00*
*Educational grants (covering the full course fee) are offered by Department of Colorectal Surgery, Prince Charles Hospital and Doctors Academy for post MRCS surgical trainees working in the UK National Health Service. If you wish to receive a grant, please send in your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and the committee will decide on your eligibility to receive the grant.
|Closing Date||Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.|
|No of Places||30|