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ESSO-EYSAC Hands on Course on Colorectal Cancer Surgery

25-27 January, 2018 - Open

Venue: Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Aims of the course

The purpose of this hands-on workshop is to present and transfer the key anatomical knowledge and surgical skills to young surgeons and residents, necessary for contemporary surgical treatment of colorectal cancer.

Main topics

  • Surgical anatomy of the colon
  • Surgical anatomy of the rectum
  • Surgical technical aspects of approach, dissection and reconstruction of cancer in colon and rectum, highlighting the oncological approach

Educational methods

  • Hands on workshops with human cadavers
  • Video based discussions
  • Plenary lectures
  • Pre-course 3D atlas on surgical anatomy and its techniques that will help participants to increase their knowledge on the anatomy of the abdominal organs and to improve their surgical skills. These 3D videos are kindly provided by our elearning partner, Incision.

Ideal participants

  • Young surgeons or surgical trainees interested in developping a specific knowledge in colorectal cancer surgery


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