Crash course. One single meeting room. Limited attendance.
Display of videos and other graphic material on different aspects of radical surgery.
Active discussion between panellists and participants.
Simultaneous interpreting English-Spanish-English
► Indications and basic principles of radical cytoreductive surgery for peritoneal carcinomatosis.
► Technical description of the different peritonectomy procedures:
- Anterior parietal peritonectomy (resection of scarring, umbilical area and epigastric fat)
- Left upper quadrant peritonectomy (greater omentectomy and splenectomy)
- Right upper quadrant peritonectomy and exeresis of Glisson’s Capsule.
- Pelvic peritonectomy (hysterectomy, oophorectomy, exeresis of the rectosigmoid colon)
- Omental bursectomy (cholecystectomy, lesser omentectomy and stripping of the hepatoduodenal ligament).
► Visceral and multi-visceral exeresis:
- Extrafascial centripetal circumferential approach (monoblock visceral exeresis).
- Gastrointestinal resection and approach to mesenteric lesions.
- Added exeresis of the genitourinary system.
- Approach to hepatic lesions associated with peritoneal carcinomatosis.
- Management of pleuropulmonary mucinosis.
► Techniques for the reconstruction of digestive anastomosis.
► Techniques for urinary reconstruction and pelvic floor repair.
► Role of the general surgeon in cases of PC, appindiceal tumours and peritoneal pseudomyxoma.
► Indications for and techniques employed in Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC).
► Management of complications after radical cytoreductive surgery combined with HIPEC.
► Results of the Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Programme in Catalonia (700 CRS + HIPEC).
(As assessed by the Catalan Health Quality and Assessment Agency and the Catalan Oncology Master Plan)