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ESSO Advanced Course on Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

13-15 June, 2019 - Closed

Venue: Madrid (SP)

Aim of the couse

This course intends to address and explore principles, indications, surgical planning and decision making to operative techniques and complication management of oncoplastic breast conservation and reconstrcution.

It includes technical video- teaching sessions, mark-up of patients and hands-on  with breast models where level two oncoplastic procedures will be performed.
The course will focus on safe delivery of oncoplastic procedures, avoidance and management of complications in an interactive stimulating environment. It will provide  a practical, workshop-based approach for surgeons to achieve the best aesthetic results in breast cancer surgery without compromising oncological outcomes. it will include specific tips and advice on prevention and management of surgical  pitfalls and complications.

Educational methods

  • Practical workshops with humand and syntetic models

  • Video-based discussion sessions

  • Case-based discussions

  • Plenary lectures

Main topics

  • The concept and principles of oncoplastic breast surgery

  • Oncoplastic MDT and treatment planning- case based discussions from faculty and participants

  • Surgical resection margin assessment-pathology for surgeons

  • Preoperative planning and role of imaging in oncoplastic breast procedures, marking up

  • Oncoplastic anatomy of the breast

  • Level one oncoplastic techniques

  • Level two oncoplastic techniques by quadrants-therapeutic mammoplasties with model demonstartion

  • Aesthetic principles of oncoplastic breast conservation and evaluation of aesthetic results

  • Lipomedolling following breast conservation surgery

  • Skin and nipple sparing mastectomy techniques

  • Neoadjuvant treatment and breast conservation

Participants profile

  • Trainees in oncoplastic breast surgery, surgical oncology

  • General surgery residents with breast interest

  • Residents in breast Surgery, surgical oncology

  • Specialist breast surgeons with traditional training

  • Trainees in plastic surgery

  • Gynecologists with breast interest or with breast sub-specialty

Before applying for this course please read carefully the ESSO Terms and Conditions for Educational Live Events.

This course is closed