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Sadly this course, which was to take place on 10 May 2024, has been cancelled - all registrants will be contacted and receive a full refund for their ticket cost.

TAMIS local excision for complex benign lesions and early rectal cancer has become an established treatment approach. This workshop is an essential first step on the learning curve before clinical implementation.

Where: online and at five different sites in Europe:

  • Amersfoort (The Netherlands) - Course directors: Roel Hompes, Juriaan Tuynman and Albert Wolthuis - 16 Delegates
  • London (UK) - Course directors: Nader Francis and Janindra Warusavitarne - 12 Delegates
  • Milan (Italy) - Course directors: Antonino Spinelli and to be confirmed - 16 Delegates
  • Barcelona (Spain) - Course directors: Eloy Espin and Franco Marinello - 8 Delegates
  • Graz (Austria) - Course directors: Felix Aigner, Walter Brunner and Marko Zelic - 15 Delegates

Registration fees

  • ESCP Members (virtual and hands-on) - €650
  • Non Members (virtual and hands-on) - €850
  • Didactic online session only - €150

Programme: Friday 10 May 2024

Time (CET)Session/Topic
Mutual programme for physical delegates at the five sites and online delegates


Arrival and welcome


Assessment of significant rectal neoplasms and endoscopic options for treatment - Dr B. Bastiaansen


History and technical aspects of TAMIS - Prof. A. Spinelli


Outcomes of LE/TEM/TAMIS for benign rectal neoplasms - Prof. F. Aigner


Coffee break


Management of early rectal cancer - Prof. A. Wolthuis


Clinical cases - Prof. W. Brunner, Prof. E. Espin, Prof. N. Francis



Hands-on program for physical delegates at the five sites


Hands-on Workshop with animate tissue #1: set-up and partial thickness excision of pedunculated polyp and closure of defect


Hands-on Workshop with animate tissue #2: Intermuscular dissection full thickness excision of sessile polyp and closure of defect - purse string suture


Debrief hands-on session and closing discussion

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