Bruno RocheYear of primary qualification: 1983

Current institution: University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland

Title of presentation: Surgical approach to fissures (Trainees Video Session)

Learning objectives: Operative technique video demonstration

Clinical/research background

Dr Roche has been invited as speaker to more than 500 international conferences. He has published more than 150 research papers and book chapter on proctological diseases. He is author of a DVD covering 24 personal surgical techniques.

Relevant peer-reviewed publications

  1. Buchs N.C, Pugin F, Ris F, Volonte F, Morel Ph, Roche B. Early experience with robotic rectopexy.  Int J Med Robot. 2013;9:61-5  (IF: 1.257)
  2. Zilli T, Betz M, Bieri S, Ris F, Roche B, Roth AD, Allal AS Elective inguinal node irradiation in early-stage T2N0 anal cancer: prognostic impact on locoregional control. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;1;87:60-6. (IF : 4.176)
  3. Buchs N.C, Ostermann S, Hauser J, Roche B, Iselin CE, Morel P. Intestinal obstruction following use of laparoscopic barbed suture: A new complication with new material? Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2012; 21(5):369-71. (IF 1.051)
  4. Zufferey G., Perneger T., Robert-Yap J., Skala K., Roche B. Accuracy of measurement of puborectal contraction by perineal ultrasound in patients with faecal incontinence. Colorectal Dis. 2011;13(8):e234-7. (IF 2.728)
  5. Kridel R, Cochet S, Roche B, Bressoud A, Gervaz P, Betz M,Roth A. Successful Closure of Anal Cancer-Related Fistulas With Upfront Intra-arterial Chemotherapy: a Report of 8 Cases. Dis Colon Rectum 2011; 54: 566–569 (IF 2.819) 6.

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