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Robotic TORS

28 – 29 November 2022
Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital Newcastle

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This course is designed to facilitate the surgeon with didactic and hands on cadaveric training experience. Conducted by a faculty of experienced surgeons, this is an intensive two day course of lectures, debate, exchange and practical hands on experience on TORS procedures using a Da Vinci Robot.
COURSE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
•Become familiar with the function and operation of the da Vinci Surgical System
•Appreciate the ergonomics of the da Vinci Surgical system robot and the available robotic instrumentation
•Understand the selection process for patient position, da Vinci surgical team position and robotic surgical approaches
•Learn robotic tissue dissection techniques using monopolar energy
•Define the role of transoral robotic surgery in current day head and neck cancer practice
•Appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of the evidence base in this emerging field
•Share best practice on setting up a robotic surgery programme
•Understand the benefits and rationale of offering a transoral resection service
•Gain an insight into the pathological assessment of transoral resections
•Understand the adjuvant treatment schedule following transoral surgery

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Organised by: Gaynor Capp of Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Phone Number: 0191 2138628

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