19 July 2018Mechanisms for surgical control of diabetes. An update
Metabolic surgery for hyperglycemia and diabetes control still hides unrevealed pathophysiologic pathways. Dr. Pattou and his team from the Endocrine and Metabolic Surgery Department work to understand this metabolic effect.
17 July 2018Hybrid laparoscopy and TAMIS approach for management of colorectal anastomosis leakage
David Ke presented his experience with the treatment of colorectal anastomosis leakage combining laparoscopy and transanal approaches during the International Colorectal Disease Symposium (ICDS) held in Hong Kong.
12 July 2018The Role of Robotics in Revisional Surgery
Dr. Keith Kim explains the current role of, as well as its most recent results and the advantages that can be achieved through this challenging and innovative approach.
10 July 2018TaTME – technical tips and avoiding pitfalls
As TaTME is increasing its influence on rectal cancer treatment, Dr. Antonio M. Lacy explains the most important technical tips to identify the main pitfalls and avoid them and explains the current state of the art uin TaTME.
5 July 2018Microbiome Medicine – the “unaccounted for” dimension in human biology applied to patient wellness and disease management
Dr. John Alverdy has spent years analyzing the microbial pathogenesis of infections that develop following surgical stress. In this lecture, he provides an update on the role of bacterial community in the development of wound infection and anastomotic leakage.
3 July 2018Is GERD a real killer or a fake one
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a concern in the indication and follow-up of bariatric surgery. Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) may increase and trigger GERD symptoms, leading to higher rates of Barrett’s esophagus and gastroesophageal cancer. Dr. Patrick Noel speaks about the current state of GERD in bariatric surgery.
28 June 2018Cancer in Lynch syndrome: which operation?
In the 2017 Frontiers in Intestinal & Colorectal Disease Conference, Prof. Clark discussed the approach to cancer in Lynch syndrome and which operation should be offered to the patient, considering the tumor location, age, anal sphincter function, and genetic mutations.
26 June 2018Late Emergency Complications After Bariatric or Metabolic Surgery
Dr. Almino Cardoso Ramos, explains the different late complications that may occur in patients operated on for morbid obesity as well as their symptoms and characteristic signs to be taken into account in the emergency department.
21 June 2018Open Skills vs. Formal Validation. Present and Future of MOOC’S
Rodrigo Menchaca, CEO of AIS Channel, explains the mission of AIS Channel in providing high-quality education, how technology has changed the way in which education is delivered, and gives clues as to the future of education.
19 June 2018Parastomal Hernia: I have some comments…
In this lecture, Dr. Neil Smart focuses on parastomal hernias and the role of prophylactic meshes. He also examines how to design good studies such as the CIPHER trial, and discusses which should be the appropriate outcomes.