ESSO online course on Multidisciplinary management of Upper GI malignancies

20-27 March, 2023 - Closed

Venue: Online

This online course consists of 2 parts, 4 hours each. 

First part: 4-8 pm CET, 20th March 2023

Second part: 4-8 pm CET, 27th March 2023

This On-line based course will cover all aspects of the multidisciplinary management of upper GI malignancies from diagnosis to outcome measurement.

Main topics:

  • Preoperative management of upper GI cancer patients: Diagnostic workup, frailty assessment, prehabilitation programs, perioperative cancer treatment including new therapies.

  • Operative management of upper GI cancer patients: Surgical anatomy and technique.

  • Postoperative management of upper GI cancer patients: ERAS, quality of life, and outcome measurement.

Educational outcomes:

Broad understanding of the multidisciplinary management of patients with upper GI malignancies. Indications for intervention including evidence from clinical studies.

Educational Methods:

  • Plenary lectures focusing on the state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatments

  • Interactive workshop sessions with focus on surgical procedures

  • Case based discussions including case presentations by the participants

Target Audience:

  • Surgical residents with clinical interest in surgical oncology and/or upper GI malignancies, during the last 2 years of their training program

  • Surgical oncologists and general surgeons

  • Medical and radiation oncologists

  • Radiologists

  • Pathologists

  • Geriatricians

  • Nutritionists

  • Rehabilitators

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This course is closed