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.
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
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
15.30-16.30: DISCUSSION AND CLOSURE
The directions to the hospital can be found at http://www.dbh.nhs.uk/
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.