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Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery & Uretero-Neo-Cystostomy Course

Start Date

February 24, 2023

End Date

February 24, 2023

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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

Introducing components of Da Vinci surgical robotic system, lectures and video presentations on robotic radical prostatectomy with NVB sparing and extended pelvic LN dissection, practicing with Da Vinci robotic simulators and performing robotic radical prostatectomy with NVB sparing and extended pelvic LN dissection on human fresh frozen cadavers, Performing uretero-neo-cystostomy.


COURSE CONTENT
  • Lectures on components of Da Vinci surgical robotic system

  • Lectures on robotic instruments used

  • Video presentations of robotic radical prostatectomy & robotic cystectomy with intracorporeal ileal loop procedures

  • Training on Da Vinci robotic simulators

  • Hands-on training on human fresh frozen cadavers:

    • Performing abdominal port placement

    • Identification of Douglas’ pouch

    • Dissecting seminal vesicles & vas deferences

    • Opening Denonvillier’s fascia

    • Taking down anterior abdominal peritoneum

    • Periprostatic fat dissection

    • Opening endopelvic fascias

    • Deep dorsal vein suturing

    • Identification of bladder neck & sparing

    • Opening bladder neck, dissection plane between prostate & bladder

    • Performing NVB sparing

    • Performing prostatic pedicle dissection

    • Performing apex dissection & preserving a long urethra

    • Completing radical prostatectomy

    • Performing extended pelvic LN dissection

    • Performing urethro-vesical anastomosis

    • Performing major vessel injury repair

    • Learning how to use the 4th arm effectively

    • Interactive training with learning tips & tricks

    • Performing uretero-neo-cystostomy.


PROGRAM

13.30 Welcome

13.30-14.00 Lectures & video presentations

14.00-17.30 Hands-on training on human fresh frozen cadaver

17.30 End of course, closing remarks, presenting certificates






RMK AIMES
Koc University Hospital

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Koc University Hospital
Prof. Dr. A. Erdem Canda

Koc University Hospital

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