The practical seminar "Laparoscopic surgery in case of colorectal cancer. Strategy and tactics" was held in the Center of Surgical Innovation on 16-18th November 2016.
The tutor of the course: Makhmudov Dmytro Eldarovych – oncology surgeon, clinical oncologist, officer of the department of oncological coloproctology of the National cancer Institute.
The course program was very intense. The experts from different regions of Ukraine and Azerbaijan met together to discuss the most essential and perspective issues of laparoscopic colorectal surgery with the opinion leaders in Ukraine as well as abroad.
The theoretical basis of the course was presented by the President of the National cancer Institute MD Kolesnyk Olena Oleksandrivna. The practical part of the course included live surgery led by Shudrak Anatolii Anatoliiovych, as well as visiting the ORs of the National cancer Institute.
The participants of the course had the opportunity to try different laparoscopic instruments, suturing devices on the simulators, practice the suturing skills and skills of anastomosis formation.
The tutor of the course Makhmudov Dmytro Eldarovych paid special attention to the issues of organization and practice of laparoscopic surgery on colon, namely, the implementation of total and partial mesorectal excision, as well as right-sided and left-sided colectomy during the video seminars and lectures.
The students had the opportunity to apply laparoscopic techniques and methodologies, to test the high-frequency, plasma and ultrasound equipment from leading manufacturers of surgical equipment in the ORs, practiced in applying hand-sewn and instrumental anastomosis, practiced the skills of implementation of TME elements, clipping, welding / dissecting big vessels during the "vet lab".
The participants were very active within the course. The doctors have received the certificates of the Center of Surgical Innovation after the completion of the course.
CSI thanks all the sponsors and tutors of the course.
We wish success to all the participants and looking forward to the new courses in 2017!