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First RBSS Meeting On Surgical Simulation

29 September 2023

Practical informations :

Accreditation requested
Free scientific meeting subject to mandatory registration via
Mme Hirsch (RBSS) :
• by e-mail : info@acta-medica-belgica.be
• by tel : 02 374 51 58
• by fax : 02 374 96 28
Answer requested before September 22, 2023
Powerpoint in english
Presentations and questions in English / No simultaneous translation


Organisation :

RBSS with the collaboration of the BAST
Dr Jean Lemaitre – CHU Ambroise Paré, HELORA
Dr Youri Sokolow – CHU Ambroise Paré, HELORA
Dr Alexis Therasse – CHU Ambroise Paré, HELORA
Dr Jâd Abi-Khalil – CHU de Charleroi



8h00 – 08h30 | Welcome
J. Lemaitre, Mons, Belgium (HELORA)

Moderator | Y. Sokolow (CU Erasme) / S. Fischer (U Ghent)
8h30 – 09h00 | From F-16 cockpit to OR
NATO instructor, Col S.Mulleners
9h00 – 09h30 | Surgical apprenticeship in the era of simulation
N. Berte, Nancy, France
9h30 – 10h00 | Virtual Surgical Simulation : The First Steps in a New Training
L. Soler, Strasbourg, France
10h00 – 10h30 | A holistic view on simulation-based surgical training.
R.D. Jensen, Aarhus, Danemark

10h30 – 11h00 | Pause and visit of exhibition

Moderator | L. Desender (U Ghent)/ E. Bodart (CU Saint Luc)
11h00 – 11h20 | Teaching video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy-using an ex vivo simulation model MF
B. Jimenez Lopez, Salamanca, Spain
11h20 – 11h40 | Uniportal lobectomy Simulation model
T. Stupnik, Ljubljana, Slovenia
11h40 – 12h10 | “Virtual Reality Simulation in Thoracic Surgery – state of the art”
R. Petersen, Copenhagen Danemark
12h10 – 12h30 | Damage control heart surgery for non cardiothoracic surgeons
T-F. Molnar, Pecz, Hungary

12h30 – 14h00: Lunch + visit exhibition + workshop

Moderator | L. De Mol (U Ghent)/Dr Abi-Khalil (CHU Marie Curie)
14h00 – 14h30| New simulations in surgical training experience
Prof. Dr Nguyen Tran, University of Lorraine, France
14h30 – 15h00 | Simulation in robotic surgery; Experience of the ORSI Academy
A. Mottrie, Ghent, Belgium
15h00 – 15h30 | A Virtual Reality Training Curriculum for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
Prof L. Beyer-Berjot, Marseille, France
15h30 – 16h00 | Achieving Consensus to Define Curricular Content for Simulation Based Education in Vascular Surgery: A Europe Wide Needs Assessment Initiative
Leizl J. Nayahangan, Danemark
16:00 – 16h30 | Surgical simulation in the american curriculum/ Mayo clinic
S.D. Cassivi, USA
16h30 – 16h45 | How to train the trainees : the word of the trainer
RBSS’s president
16h45 – 17h00 | How to train the trainees: the word of the trainees
BAST’s president


29 September 2023


+32 (0)2 374 51 58
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Van der Valk Congress Hotel Nivelles
Chaussée de Mons 22
Nivelles, 1400 Belgium
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