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ESSO Course on Peritoneal Surface Malignancy

12-14 October, 2017 - Closed

Venue: Genk

A comprehensive workshop on peritoneal surface malignany addressing current treatments for specific tumour groups and future challenges for developing services in different healthcare settings.

The course will focus on delivering evidence-based clinical practice and achieving quality assured outcomes for patients undergoing abdominal and pelvic cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal chemotherapy.

Main topics

  • Neoplasia of the appendix: pathology, diagnosis and clinical pathways
  • Peritoneal surface malignancies: outcomers for colorectal, ovarian, gastric cancers and mesothelioma
  • Surgical techniques: tips and tricks to achieve complete cytoreduction
  • Intraperitoneal chemotherapy: why, what, who and how
  • Setting up a service: challenges and opportunities

Educational methods

  • Transmission of live surgery
  • Video-sessions
  • MDT case sessions
  • Plenary lectures

Participants profile

  • Teams of surgeons, oncologists and nurse specialists involved in treating peritoneal malignancy
  • Surgeons and oncologists considering starting a program

This course is closed