A four-part series - next webinar: 21 January 2021 - Part 03: Low Anterior Resection

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Coordinated by the ESCP and delivered by the European School of Coloproctology, Colorectal Robotic Surgery Working Group - ColoRobotica, our panel of expert surgeons and thought leaders will take you on a scientific robotic colorectal journey, from basic skills to fine art mastery.

Webinars Part 01 and Part 02 are available for playback here >

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Part 03: Low Anterior Resection

21 January 2021, 16:00 CET

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During the 60 minute event, our presenters will be focusing on low anterior resection, including setting up for a successful TME, tips and tricks and pitfalls and mistakes.

Key topics include:

  • Introduction - Klaus Matzel
  • Low anterior resection: Setting up for successful TME - Marcos Gomez
  • Low anterior resection: Tips and tricks, pitfalls and mistakes - Jim Khan

Presentations will be commented by Professor Seon Hahn Kim followed by live Q&A

Moderators: Shwan Amin and Daniel Perez

Part 04: Complete Mesocolic Excision

16 March 2021, 17:00 CET

During the 60 minute event, our presenters will be focusing on complete mesocolic excision, including choosing the right tool for the job, setup OR and ports, tips and tricks, pitfalls and mistakes.

Key topics include:

  • Introduction - Klaus Matzel
  • Compete mesocolic excision: Right tool for the job? - Roland Croner
  • Complete mesocolic excision: Setup OR and ports - Paolo Bianchi
  • Complete mesocolic excision: Tips, tricks, pitfalls and mistakes - Danilo Miskovic

Presentations will be commented by Dr Garcia-Aguilar followed by live Q&A

Moderators: Danilo Miskovic and Paolo Bianchi


Playback webinars

Part 01: Rationale and Setting up

12 November 2020

During this 60 minute event, our presenters focused on the rationale of robotic colorectal surgery and how to set up a safe and efficient robotic surgery programme.

Key topics included:

  • Introduction - Klaus Matzel
  • The rationale behind robotic surgery - Samson Tou
  • Setting up a robotic programme - Ellen van Eetvelde
  • Live Q&A

Presentations commented by Neil Mortensen, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Moderators: Marcos Gomez Ruiz, Klaus Matzel

Part 02: General Concepts and Sigmoid Resection

17 December 2020

During the 60 minute event, our presenters focused on the general concepts of robotic colorectal surgery and sigmoid resection including splenic flexure mobilisation.

Key topics included:

  • Introduction - Klaus Matzel
  • General Concepts - Marek Zawadzki
  • Sigmoid Resection (incl. splenic flexure mobilisation) - Carmen Cagigas Fernandez
  • Live Q&A

Presentations commented by Professor Thomassen

Moderators: Roger Gerjy, Eloy Espin Basany

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