ESGO-IRCAD Advanced Course

Advanced Surgery Course in Sentinel Lymph Node in Gynecologic Cancer

LIVE SURGERY DEMONSTRATION - TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUES - ADVANCED LECTURES

An Exclusive 3-Day Course at the IRCAD training Centre in Strasbourg, France, July 11-13, 2019 in Strasbourg, France, to advance your knowledge and skills.

The course has been accredited with 20 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

The course is compliant with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice. This event has been assessed as a Third-Party Procedure Training. MedTech Europe Members may provide direct sponsorship to doctors attending this event. 

Advanced Surgery Course in Sentinel Lymph Node in Gynecologic Cancer

 

The ESGO has decided to collaborate with the IRCAD in Strasbourg, France, a world famous teaching center in surgery, fully equipped with a high-end animal laboratory, to propose a limited number of seats in a semi-private course for European university key opinion leaders.

An exclusive 3-day course FIRST OF ITS KIND for surgeons lead by an exceptional faculty of experts at the IRCAD training Centre in Strasbourg, France. The course offers advanced theoretical sessions combined with 2 live surgery demonstration and 2 afternoons of hands on training on live tissue (mini-pigs).

Attendance to this course is limited to 40 participants enabling to assign 2 atendees per animal model. 

View the course programme.

 

Course Objectives

 

  • To understand the rationale of the sentinel lymph node (SLN) procedure in the treatment of female genital organ alignancies in the era of minimally invasive surgical oncology and individualization of therapeutic management.
  • To master the surgical technique of SLN sampling, including anatomical landmarks of each genital organ’s specific lymphatic drainage
  • To be familiar with technical modalities, imaging techniques, and available tracers, including the role of fluorescence in the future of cancer surgery
  • To be able to incorporate the results of SLN pathological assessment in the management of gynecologic malignancies
  • To perform hands-on practice on live tissue (mini-pigs) in order to shorten and secure the learning curve in clinical practice

 

Target Audience

The ideal profile of the course candidate is an gynaecological oncologist with open surgery experience, in a university hospital position of a leader of a teaching unit, fluent in English.

 

Registration 

   

Course Package:  1.980 EUR

Limited to 40 participants

Fee includes:

  • Course admission fee
  • Live or pre-recorded operative demonstrations
  • Theoretical presentations
  • Training on live tissue
  • Coffee breaks, lunches and one dinner

It is also possible to purchase the package with the accommodation or without the hands-on training during the registration process. 

General Information

General Information 

The ideal profile of the course candidate is an experienced gynaecological oncologist and fluent in English.

Registration will be treated on a first-come-first-served basis.
 

Registration Process 

 

 

Cancellation policy

Registration

Should you wish to cancel or postpone your registration, please notify us in writing by fax at +33 3 88 11 90 28 or via e-mail to cancellation@ircad.fr
Please note that no refund nor postponement will be considered for cancellation received less than 6 weeks before the course starts even if Visa application has been denied.

 

Early Bird Registration

Should you wish to cancel your registration, please notify us in writing by fax at +33 3 88 11 90 28 or via e-mail to cancellation@ircad.fr.
Please note that no refund or postponement will be considered for cancellation of Early Bird registration.

 

Insurance

In registering for the course participants agree that the organizer is not responsible for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Participants are requested to arrange their own travel and health insurance. The organizer cannot assume liability for changes in the program due to external circumstances.

Travel & Accommodation

Course Secretariat

For more information and the status of your registration, please contact fk@ircad.fr

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Check the programme 

Available here

Course Directors

  • Cherif Akladios, France

  • Denis Querleu, France

     

Faculty:

  • Nadeem ABU-RUSTUM, USA
  • Gerlinde AVEROUS, France
  • David CIBULA, Czech Republic
  • Helder FERREIRA CARVALHO,Portugal
  • Michele DIANA, Italy
  • Walter GOTLIEB, Canada
  • Eric LEBLANC, France   
  • Fabrice LECURU, France                       
  • Michel MUELLER, Switzerland
  • Jan PERSSON, Sweden                                
  • Xavier PIVOT, France                                
  • Ate VAN DER ZEE, Netherlands
  • Kamil ZALEWSKI, Poland          
Venue: IRCAD Strasbourg , FRANCE