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ESSO Advanced Course on Oncoplastic Breast Surgery - New version!

14-16 June, 2018 - Closed

Venue: Budapest

Aim of the course

The NEW ESSO Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Course with a Faculty of well-known breast and plastic surgeon experts from European centres of excellence for oncoplastic breast surgery, intends to address and explore principles, indications, surgical planning and decision making to operative techniques and complication management of oncoplastic breast conservation and reconstrcution.

The redesigned course includes technical video- teaching sessions, mark-up of patients and hands-on in small group workshops on breast models where level two oncoplastic procedures will be demonstrated with interactive participation of candidates.
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.This year’s programme will include specific tips and advice on prevention and management of surgical  pitfalls and complications.
By increasing your knowledge in oncoplastic breast cancer surgery you will be able to extend the indications of breast conservation and significantly improve your patients' oncological and aesthetic outcomes, achieving high patient satisfaction.

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