An intensive two day course with an expert faculty. A series of didactic lectures and edited videos provides step by step tuition for the use of minimally invasive techniques in the resection of upper gastrointestinal cancers. Followed by intensive hands on surgical dissection using fresh frozen cadavers includes:
laparoscopic gastric mobilisation, thorascopic oesophagostomy open cervical exploration and anastomosis, the use of hand ports and laparoscopic subtotal gastrectomy. This course is conducted by a faculty of experienced surgeons. The course is suitable for consultants and senior trainees.
The Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital has an international reputation as a centre of excellence. Delegates will have the opportunity to undertake laparoscopic procedures in fresh frozen human cadavers under the guidance of a faculty of skilled surgeons.
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