Lorec Cadaver Course for Extra-Levator APE

Category: Training - School of Surgery

Date: September 25th 2012

Location: Vesalius Surgical Training Centre, Department of Anatomy at the School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol, Southwell Street BS2 8EJ

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Aimed at consultant colorectal surgeons or senior surgical trainees who wish to extend their practice to low TME and APR. This 1-day practical course will cover both the laparo-scopic and conventional approach for Extra Levator Abdominoperineal Resection (ELAPE).

The course will feature:

  • Surgical skills rehearsal with fresh frozen human cadavers
  • Laparoscopic approach to low rectal cancer
  • Perineal resection: cylindrical approach
  • Surgical reconstruction (plastic surgery demo and mesh repair)

Faculty may include:

  • Nader Francis, Yeovil
  • Robert Longman, Bristol
  • Michael Thomas, Bristol
  • Neil Smart, Bristol
  • Graham Branagan / Helen Chave, Salisbury
  • Robert Warr, Bristol

Course Fee: £1,000 per person

Subsidy available for LOREC NTP registered surgeons - please contact us for details

For details and registration:

SWSTN Admin Office: 01935 384529

E-mail: Elaine.cox@ydh.nhs.uk