Centro Nacional de Cirugía de Mínimo Acceso

Training in Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Rectum

Head Professor: Rafael de la C. Torres Peña, MD, PhD
General Surgeon.
Full Professor, Full Researcher.
Deputy Director of Medical Assistance


Price: 560.00 USD

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October 18 – 22

Duration: 1 week.

Addressed to: Specialists in General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery and Coloproctology.

Main Topics:
    Topic 1: Anatomy of the rectum.
    Topic 2: Laparoscopic techniques: rectopexy with mesh.
    Topic 3: Laparoscopic techniques: Laparoscopic Mesorectal Excision (LME).
    Topic 4: Trans anal techniques: Trans anal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) and Trans anal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS).
    Topic 5: Innovation and surgery of the rectum: the combined approach (taTEM) and robotic surgery.
    Topic 6: Minimally invasive surgery in rectal cancer. Results.
General Aims:
  1. To update the knowledge as regards to different minimally invasive therapy options for benign and malignant lesions of the rectum.
  2. To reproduce different techniques and procedures: viscera dissection, mechanic suture, TEM.