Colorectal Disease CME - February 2013

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About the Event
Focused on Colorectal Disease, this event will include a  live surgery day, an Advanced Transanal Surgery Hands-on Workshop & Wet Lab and an afternoon of scientific paper/poster/video presentations.


Detailed Description:

24th Annual Jagelman / 34th Annual Turnbull International Colorectal Disease Symposium

Thursday - Saturday, February 12-17, 2013
Live Surgery Day, February 12, 2013
Scientific Paper Session, February 13, 2013 (CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: August 30)

Cleveland Clinic Florida, Jagelman Conference Center
Advanced Transanal Surgery Workshop and Wet Lab, February 17, 2013
Harbor Beach Marriott, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Program Director: Steven D. Wexner, MD

This program is designed to provide a comprehensive, in-depth, detailed overview of new, controversial, challenging, and provocative colorectal themes. A live surgery day, an Advanced Transanal Surgery Hands-on Workshop & Wet Lab and an afternoon of scientific paper/poster/video presentations at Cleveland Clinic Florida are being offered as innovative and clinically relevant educational opportunities. The meeting will occur during five comprehensive days, four of which will include 17 scientific sessions, including over 110 podium presentations and 8 hours of interactive panel discussions featuring world renowned experts answering your challenging questions. In addition, formal exchange amongst the faculty and registrants will be encouraged during breakfast, lunch and exhibit breaks. The topics were selected from the surveys during the last several years’ symposia participants as well as through a variety of expert opinions, literature review and physician competencies. Therefore, the program is designed to include a mixture of the most innovative techniques and appealing new technologies. Attendance at the symposium will provide the registrants with a detailed analysis of the current status of virtually every major colorectal area. Video demonstrations will help improve competencies and patient outcomes. Both expected and adverse outcomes as well as the recognition and management of such outcomes will be emphasized. Numerous lectures and, in fact, one entire panel will be centered upon the definitions and optimization of patient outcomes. Interdisciplinary integration amongst surgery, gastroenterology and pathology will be emphasized. In addition the exhibits will feature a preview of the most exciting new technology of 2013. You will have an opportunity to avail yourself of the most exciting advances at the very beginning of the New Year. Learn More »

Target Audience
Physicians, residents, nurses, wound care professionals and allied health professionals in colorectal surgery, general surgery and gastroenterology

Rectal Cancer • Colon Cancer • IBD • Crohn's Disease • Ulcerative Colitis • Laparoscopic Surgery • Robotics in Colorectal Surgery • Artificial Bowel Sphincter • Colorectal Pathology • TEM / TEO / TAMIS • Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS) • NOTES • Fistulas and Fissures • STARR • Hemorrhoidectomy • Live Surgery