The AIS Channel represents a platform for interaction between surgeons that reaches globally. It is inspired in modern education and one of its cornerstones is represented by a serie of courses designed to reach the effective learning of new professionals. They are constituted of three parts, (Theoretical basis, Live Surgery and Hands-on-Lab) essential for the training of a surgeon.
The most recent is dedicated to the new approach for rectal diseases. The Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME) course which is addressed to colorectal surgeons experienced in laparoscopic and/or robotic TME as well as transanal endoscopic surgery (TEM and/or TAMIS).
Several surgeons from around the world have assisted to this course, giving very positive feedback that awakes the attention of the surgical community and the related industry. Applied Medical was the sponsor of the latest edition of this course, Matthew Albert, as an expert from the Center for Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Florida Hospital (Orlando, Florida) and Lee Cohen (Director of Clinical Education at Applied Medical Atlanta Georgia) were at the Hospital Clínic and had a deep immersion in this innovative model of teaching, their opinion after the experience was similar to previous trainees.
Matthew Albert states that, “I think this course absolutely sets the standard, not just in Europe but worldwide, it sets the bar around the world.”
Also Lee Cohen says that, “Bar none, this is now the best taTME course in the world”, and “I think watching this surgery is amazing and it is an incredible educational opportunity”.