Current Updates in Colorectal Surgery

16th December 2020

Online Teaching Via Zoom


Despite significant scientific developments and technological advances, treatment of colorectal cancers continues to remain a challenge for clinicians. A sound understanding of the pathologies and principles is required when managing complex colorectal conditions. This lecture, delivered by Consultant Laparoscopic, Colorectal and Robotic Surgeon Mr C Selvasekar from the globally acclaimed and reputed Christie Hospital in Manchester, is intended to address the current developments and novel advances in this field. The Christie is the only centre in the UK offering laparoscopic cytoreductive surgery and heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy for suitable patients.


Laparoscopic Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection
Robotic Surgery for Rectal Cancers
Managing Pseudomyxoma Peritonei
Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision
Screening for Colorectal Cancers

Suitable for:

  • ST3 and above trainees in general surgery.
  • ST6 and above trainees in colorectal surgery.
  • Trainees preparing for FRCS(Gen Surg) exam.
  • Trainees preparing for MCh (Surg) exam.
  • Post CCT trainees in colorectal surgery.
  • Specialists in robotic surgery.
  • Trainees preparing for European Board exams.


Quick Information
Places are currently available.
Date 16th December 2020
Time 1900 - 2015 hours
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Online Teaching Via Zoom
Course Fee Free
This teaching event is part of the Erudition and Medical Education Delivered by Experts (EMEDE) Lecture Series, which is supported by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiff and The Doctors Academy Group.
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 20
Dress code Professional/Semi-formal
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