LAPAROSCOPIC CADAVERIC COLORECTAL SURGERY WORKSHOP   
Cadaveric Workshop on TATME  and Colectomy
7th June 2018
Focus: Personalised proctorship on laparoscopic oncological dissection of colon and rectum
Venue: Advanced Surgery Training Centre (ASTC), National University Hospital, Level 2, Kent Ridge Wing
Date: 7th June 2018 Thursday
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TimeProgramme
08:00 - 08:15Registration
08:15 - 08:35Introduction talk
08:35 - 08:45Wet lab safety briefing
08:45 - 09:00Meet 1st mentor: to individualised and pre-op planning
09:00 - 11:30TaTME: 1st Cadaver
ColectomyTeam: 1st Cadaver
11:30 - 12:45Mid session review with mentor over lunch
12:45 - 13:00Meet 2nd Mentor
13:00 - 15:30TaTME: 2nd Cadaver
ColectomyTeam: 2nd Cadaver
15:30 - 16:15Demonstration of ELAPE
16:15 - 16:30On-Q Catheter Placement
16:30 - 16:45Closing remarks and certificate presentation
Fresh Frozen Cadavers are used for 2 different groups of participants:
  • Transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME)
    o Each TaTME participant will perform the entire TaTME procedure on 1 full cadaver and get to assist in a 2nd cadaver
    o 1 to 1 instructor to participant ratio
  • Different approaches to Colectomy: Middlie colic dissection, splenic flexure mobilisation and tips and tricks for complete mesocolic excision (CME)
    o Each Colectomy participant will perform all the above procedures and assist in a 2nd cadaver
    o 1 to 1 instructor to participant ratio
TATME Steps Breakdown
30minsInsertion of Gelpoint Path PORT and  setup of Airseal
30minsPursestring stitch
30minsGetting into the plane
30mins to 1 hour

Complete TME dissection
Till FinishClosure of anal Canal

Colectomy Steps Breakdown
30minsInsertion of Laparoscopic ports and Pneumoperitoneum
30minsMobilisation of Splenic flexure (Inferio-medial vs lateral approach)
30minsIdentification of Ileocolic Vessel
30mins to 1 hour

Middle colic dissection
Till FinishRemoval of Total colectomy speciment

FOREIGN FACULTY
  • Phillip FLESHNER
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    UCLA School of Medicine, California
    Los Angeles USA
  • Michael SOLOMON
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
    Sydney, Australia
  • SHEN Zhanlong
    Peking’s University People’s Hospital
    Beijing, China
  • Peter, Chien-Chih CHEN
    Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Koo Foundation, Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center
    Taipei, Taiwan
LOCAL FACULTY
  • CHEONG Wai Kit
    National University Hospital
  • CHONG Choon Seng
    National University Hospital
  • Ridzuan FAROUK
    National University Hospital
  • Sharon KOH
    National University Hospital
  • LEE Kuok Chung
    National University Hospital
  • Bettina LIESKE
    National University Hospital
  • Frances LIM
    National University Hospital
  • TAN Ker Kan
    National University Hospital



 
 
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