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Achalasia Cardia Master Class Course

Achalasia Cardia master class 

November 1st, 2018 8:00am - 16:30pm 

This course is for upper GI trainees and junior UGI consultants.
Aim and objectives:  to safely manage achalasia cardia in adult patients. To explore the different treatment options and to highlight the areas of controversies.
The course is likely to have 6 CPD accreditation points by RCS. [Applied for].
The course is for one day and will include live surgery and recorded surgery.
It also includes 4-6 key-lectures and discussion and debate.

Provisional programme: 

08.00-08.30: Registration

08.30-08.40: Introduction  

09.00-09.30: KEY LECTURE

Pathophysiology and diagnosis

09.30-11.00: THEATRE SESSION

Live surgery, technical tips.

11.00-11.15: Coffee break

11.15-12.15: Methods of managing Achalasia

12.15-13.15:  Lunch

13.15-13.45: KEY LECTURE
Current evidence in Achalasia treatment

13.45-14.00: coffee break

14.00-14.30:  KEY LECTURE                   

Complications and management of Helar’s myotomy

14.30-15.00:POEM V Helar’s myotomy

15.00-15.30: KEY LECTURE
Controversies of Achalasia management


The directions to the hospital can be found at

Course faculty: 4 experienced UGI Surgeons. Doncaster Royal Infirmary is one of the key hospitals in the Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Doncaster Royal Infirmary Address: Armthorpe Road
DN2 5LT .Switchboard Tel: 01302 366666. 


To register please complete the registration form here

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals
£90 (50% discount for ASiT members)
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