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ROCS2022 – Robotic Colorectal Surgery Symposium

15 November 2022 @ 09:00 - 17:00

ROCS2022 – Robotic Colorectal Surgery Symposium

When: 15/11/2022 (09h00 – 17h00)
Where: Chapel, AZ Maria Middelares (Buitenring-Sint-Denijs 30, 9000 Ghent, Belgium)
Lead Faculty: Dr. D. Harji, Dr. E. Van Eetvelde, Dr. N. Marquenie, Dr. P. Pletinckx
Language: English
Price: Free for students/residents
Requirements for participation: None
Places left: Unlimited (online possibility)
Registrations open: Now
Registrations close: 15/11/2022

More information:
Robotic colorectal surgery is still a hot topic. Once again ROCS lined up an interesting program and an impressive list of speakers. Come jduge for yourself during an interactive discussions with experienced faculty.

09h00 – 10h30 — Session 1 – All questions you want to ask about a robotic colorectal program
– ICG-injections, how to do it – the details! (Jim Khan, Porthsmouth, UK)
– ERAS and low impact robotic surgery (Emmelie Reynvoet (Ghent, Belgium)
– Procedure cards – one fits all? (Nees Marquenie, Ghent Belgium)
– How to start a robotic colorectal program in a low volume centre? (Paolo Bianchi, Milan Italy)
– How to handle a bleeding during robotic colorectal surgery? (Patricia Tejedor, Madrid Spain)
10h30 – 11h00 — Coffee break
11h00 – 12h15 — Session 2 – Inflammatory bowel disease
– Robotic surgery & IBD – where is the benefit? (Jasper Stijns, Brussels Belgium)
– Current place of KONO-S and stricturoplasty (Deena Harji, Manchester UK)
– Emergency colectomy for ulcerative colitis – when and how? (Patricia Tejedor, Madrid Spain)
– Robotic proctectomy (Nuha Yassin, Wolverhampton UK)
12h15 – 13h30 — Lunch break
13h30 – 15h00 — Session 3 – Robotic mesh stuff
– Parastomal hernias – the problems & solutions (Jaana Vironen, Helsinki Finland)
– Perineal hernias – the problems & solutions (Pieter Tanis, Rotterdam The Netherlands)
– Rectal prolaps – the problems & solutions (Jasper Stijns, Brussels Belgium)
– Prevention of hernias (Nees Marquenie, Ghent Belgium)
15h00 – 15h30 — Tea break
15h30 – 17h00 — Session 4 – Robotic colorectal tips and tricks
– Splenic flexure tumors – how to resect? (Jim Khan, Porthsmouth UK)
– How te evaluate vascular anatomy for colonic resections? (Patricia Tejedor, Madrid Spain)
– How to perform CME surgery in a safe way? (Paolo Bianchi, Milan Italy)
– Low rectal anastomosis – the options (TTSS, manual colo-anal or delayed colo-anal) (Deena Harji, Manchester UK)
17h00 — Meeting Conclusion

For more information & registration, visit https://rocs2022.com


15 November 2022
09:00 - 17:00


AZ Maria Middelares
Buitenring-Sint-Denijs 30
Ghent, East-Flanders 9000 Belgium
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+32 (0)9 246 46 46
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