From basic skills to fine art – Four-part event

Join us for a four-part webinar series starting on 12 November 2020.

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. 

Developed by leading colorectal surgeons from across Europe

Throughout this four-part webinar event, our expert panel of hosts, speakers and moderators will take you on a unique robotic colorectal surgery learning experience. From setting up a colorectal robotic surgery programme to understanding the tips & tricks, pitfalls and mistakes of low anterior resection and complete mesocolic excision.

Event registration open to all.

Steering Committee

Presenting our colorectal robotic surgery working group steering committee

Professor Dr Klaus Matzel
Head of Section Coloproctology at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, ESCP President Elect, Chair of ESC, Member of ESCP Education Committee, Steering Committee Member for CRS WG

”As robotic surgery continues to develop and cement its value, colorectal specialists around the globe must remain ahead of the curve”

Dr Marcos Gómez Ruiz
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Colorectal Surgery Unit, Hospital Universitario Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Reino de España, Member of ESCP Education Committee, Steering Committee Member for CRS WG

“We have an obligation to make surgical training a safe activity for our patients”

Mr Samson Tou
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon and Honorary Associate Professor, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, Member of ESCP Education Committee, Steering Committee Member for CRS WG

”It is crucial to optimise surgical techniques and approaches to enhance patients’ outcomes. As a community, we have a duty to facilitate this”

Robotic Surgery Why & How

Part 01 – Rationale and Setting up

During the 60 minutes event, our presenters will be focusing on the rationale of robotic colorectal surgery and how to set up a safe and efficient robotic surgery programme.

Key topics include

Introduction – Professor Dr Klaus Matzel
The rationale behind robotic surgery – Mr Samson Tou
Setting up a robotic programme – Dr Ellen van Eetvelde

Presentations will be commented by Professor Neil Mortensen, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England followed by live Q & A

Moderators – Dr Marcos Gomez Ruiz, Professor Dr Klaus Matzel

12 November 2020 17:00 CET

Event registration open to all


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