Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy

OVERVIEW

3rd APRIL 2019

Portsmouth

  • Develop your ultrasound technique and operative protocol
  • Understand the value of preoperative surgical planning
  • Understand the techniques of real-time intraoperative ultrasound imaging

£100 + VAT

Coffee/Tea and Lunch will be provided

This unique one day training course combines live surgery Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy (RALPN) procedures with intraoperative ultrasound imaging. Live audio-visual feeds from theatre will transmit the RALPN cases directly to the seminar room with two way interaction.

  • Develop your ultrasound technique and operative protocol
  • Understand the value of preoperative surgical planning with Ultrasound, CT imaging and 3D vascular mapping to determine the optimal approach for nephron sparing surgery
  • Understand the techniques of real-time intraoperative ultrasound imaging of the kidney to identify an endophytic tumour or mark the margins of a tumour prior to resection
  • Understand the value of indocyanine green (ICG) and intraoperative Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) for selective ischaemia in a precious kidney
  • Understand how to overcome the challenges of sticky fat and use Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound to demonstrate the watershed between perfused and non-perfused renal tissue

The ‘Tips and Tricks’ presentation offers an insight into the challenges frequently encountered during RALPN with suggestions and solutions to overcome problems.

This course delivers a complete 360 degree overview of RALPN from a highly experienced team of professionals. The course is aimed at Consultants wishing to develop their expertise and improve surgical outcomes with their use of intraoperative Ultrasound during Robotic assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy.

6 CPD Credits pending

Provisional Program

08.30   Registration
08.50   Welcome and Introduction · Mr Carl Rowbotham, Lead Clinician Urology
09.00   Ultrasound Imaging of the kidney · Dr Pete Osborn, Consultant Radiologist
09.15   CT imaging of the kidney ·  Dr Pete Osborn, Consultant Radiologist
09.30   Tumour selection |  Surgical approach · Mr Mark Rochester
10.00   Case (1) presentation  |   Theatre E14, Dual console
RALPN – live case (ICG, ultrasound, CEUS) ·  Mr Omer Karim
Transperitoneal RALPN

12.00   QA RALPN results  |  Mr Lemke Solomon
12.15   Techniques in RALPN  ·  Dr Christophe Vaessen
12.30   Lunch
13.15   Vascular imaging / 3D reconstruction  ·  Mr Faiz Mumtaz
13.30   Hands-on Ultrasound workshop
Basic ultrasound controls and techniques

14.15   Case (2) presentation  |  Theatre E14, Dual console
RALPN – live case (ICG, ultrasound, CEUS) ·  Dr Christophe Vaessen
Selective Ischaemia |  Retroperitoneal RALPN

16.15   RALPN tips and tricks ·  Mr Faiz Mumtaz | Mr Mark Rochester
16.45  Interesting, complex and difficult cases ·  ALL Complications
17.30   Close of meeting

NB The program may be subject to change

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The course is kindly supported by Hitachi Medical Systems UK Ltd and Intuitive Surgical as part of their ongoing commitment to ultrasound education.

There are 880 car parking spaces on the Queen Alexandra Hospital site.

These are situated in the multi-storey car park near to the Main Entrance, the North Car Park and by the East Entrance.

The mutli storey car park and the North Car Park are both accessible via Sevenoacks Road off Southampton Road (A27). The car parking spaces near the East Entrance are accessible via Southwick Hill Road

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