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Posted on: 03/15/2018

SAGES 2018 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, April 2018 (pending)
• Devil is in the Details: Splenic Flexure & Middle Colics – INVITED SPEAKER
• Active Surveillance Program Decreases Emergency Department Visits and Readmissions in Colorectal Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol Patients – POSTER (87477)
• 5-year Pathologic Complete Response Outcomes in Rectal Cancer Patients Undergoing Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy: A Community-Based Hospital Study – POSTER (88490)

10th Conference of “Medycyna Praktyczna”, Krakow, Poland, Apr 2018 (pending)
• Robotic Low Anterior Resection INVITED SPEAKER

4th Portsmouth TME Symposium, Portsmouth, UK, Mar 2018
• Surgical Anatomy of the Rectum and Pelvis- INVITED SPEAKER
• Live surgery: Robotic Low Anterior Resection with Lateral Pelvic Nodes Dissection & taTME Resection – MODERATOR
• ERAS in Colorectal Surgery: American Perspective - INVITED SPEAKER

Medical Robotics Conference, Zabrze, Poland, Dec 2017
• Robotic Colorectal Surgery –INVITED SPEAKER

ERAS® USA 1st Annual Congress, Dallas, TX, Nov 2017
PODIUM
• Impact of an Active Surveillance Program on Emergency Room Visits and Readmissions in Colorectal Patients with Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol (A Pilot Study)

ACS 2018, American College of Surgeons Annual Congress, San Diego, CA, Oct 2017
PODIUM
• Repair of A Recto-Urethral Fistula after Prostatectomy

ARCCS 2017, 6th Asian Robotic Camp for Colorectal Surgeons, Daegu, South Korea, Oct 2017
PODIUM
• Essential (Applied) Anatomy for Robotic Rectal Surgery INVITED SPEAKER
• Select Abstract Session MODERATOR
• Live Lap taTME vs. Robotic ISR Surgery DISCUSSANT

ECSP 2017, European Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany, Sep 2017
PODIUM
• Transanal Repair of a Recto-Urethral Fistula After Prostatectomy (V08)

TChP 2017, 66th Congress of the Association of Polish Surgeons & 21st Meeting of European Society of Surgery, Krakow, Sep 2017
PODIUM
• Robotic Surgery Workshop – INVITED SPEAKER & INSTRUCTOR
• Robotic Low Anterior Resection – INVITED SPEAKER

CRSA 2017, 9th Annual Worldwide Congress of Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, Chicago, Sep 2017
• Essential Pelvic Anatomy for Rectal Cancer – INVITED SPEAKER
• Robotic Extra-Levator APR – INVITED SPEAKER
• Colorectal Basics Session – CHAIR
• Colorectal Free Papers & Videos – CHAIR

Advanced Robotic Course Colorectal – Hepatobiliary – Endocrine, Grosseto, Italy, Jun 2017
Pelvic Anatomy Relevant to Rectal Cancer INVITED SPEAKER

ASCRS 2017, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Jun 2017

PODIUM
• Sphincter-sparing anal fistula repair: are we getting better? (S 12)
• Combined transanal and TAMIS resection of a giant rectal adenoma (WV 2)
• Repair of a rectovaginal fistula in a transgender patient utilizing intestinal vaginoplasty (WV 4)

POSTERS
• An Enhanced Recovery Program results in improved outcomes after major colon resections (P 34)
• Do Medicaid patients have higher readmission rates after major colorectal resection? (P 85)
• Implentation of a dedicate ERAS after surgery protocol reduces postoperative dehydration following ileostomy creation (P 241)

VIDEOS ongoing
• Repair of a Recto-Vaginal Fistula After a Colo-Rectal Anastomotic Leak (VR-2)
• Z-Plasty Perineal Hernia Repair using Biologic Mesh after Abdominoperineal Resection (VR 25)
• Redo Perineal Proctectomy (VR 30)
• Autonomic Nerve Structures During taTME in Obese (VR 38)

10th Conference of “Medycyna Praktyczna”, Krakow, Poland, Apr 2017
Transanal TME (taTME), INVITED SPEAKER

SAGES 2017 Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, Mar 2017
• New Application for the Robotic Platform: Gender Reassignment or Sex Change Surgery – POSTER

5th Conference “Polish Surgery – Evolution of Treatment & Progress”
• Autonomic Nerve Structures during Laparoscopic TME
• Repair of Traumatic Cloaca
• Repair of Postprostatectomy Retro-Urethral Fistula with Gracilis Interposition Flap
• Repair of Fistula in Ano with Rectal Advancement Flap
• Repair of a recurrent traumatic rectovaginal fistula
• Transanal TME (taTME)

6th Symposium: New Developments in Colorectal Surgery; Serock, Poland, Mar 2017
• Repair of Recto-Vaginal Fistula in a Transgender Patient Utilizing Intestinal Vaginoplasty
• Redo Perineal Proctectomy
• Combined Transanal and TAMIS Resection of a Giant Rectal Adenoma

Advanced Robotic Course Colorectal – Hepatobiliary – Endocrine, Grosseto, Italy, Feb 2017
• Pelvic Anatomy Relevant to Rectal Cancer INVITED SPEAKER

5th Chicago Colorectal Symposium, Chicago, IL, Mar 2017
• Video Session: How I do it MODERATOR 

28th Annual Jagelman / 38th Annual Turnbull International Colorectal Disease Symposium; Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease Institute, Boca Raton, FL, Feb 2017
When TME is not Enough - Extramesorectal Excision of Advanced Rectal Cancer - INVITED SPEAKER
• Tips to Avoid Pelvic Nerve Injury - INVITED SPEAKER

ARCCS 2016, 5th Asian Robotic Camp for Colorectal Surgeons & Clinical Robotic Surgery Association Annual Congress, Daegu, South Korea, Oct 2016
PODIUM
• Essential Applied Anatomy for Robotic Rectal Surgery - INVITED SPEAKER

ESCP 2016, European Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy, Sep 2016
PODIUM
Extramesorectal excision for posterior tumors with threatened radial margin (V08)
• Repair of a recurrent traumatic rectovaginal fistula (V09)
• Autonomic nerves structures during taTME in the obese patient (V10)

World Professional Association for Transgender Health 24th Biennial Scientific Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Jun 2016
POSTER
• Construction of a Neovagina Using a Modified Intestinal Vaginoplasty Technique

ASCRS 2016, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, May 2016

PODIUM
• Laparoscopic Nuts & Bolts & Robotic Rivets Symposium: Robotic APR – Avoidance of the waist-INVITED SPEAKER
• Autonomic Nerve Structures during Laparoscopic TME in Obese (WV5)
• Repair of Traumatic Cloaca (S15)
• Should we “eat” the cost of doughnuts? There Is No Clinical Benefit from Routine Histologic Examination of Doughnuts in Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer
• Bio-Thiersch as an Adjunct to Perineal Proctectomy Reduces Rates of Recurrent Rectal Prolapse
• Sacral Nerve Stimulation Is an Effective Treatment for Low Anterior Resection Syndrome

POSTERS
• Prospective analysis of the sealing ability of the EnSeal G2 articulating tissue sealer on human mesenteric vessels in colorectal surgery
• Local parastomal hernia repair with biological mesh – safe but with high recurrence rates
• Postoperative complications and risk factors following diverting loop ileostomy closure

VIDEOS ongoing
• Abdomino-perineal Resection with Sacrectomy (VR16)
• Modification of ELAPE Technique: Intraabdominal Levator Transection (VR9)
• Abdomino-perineal Resection en bloc with Internal Obturator Muscle, Seminal Vesicle and Pelvic Plexus (VR4)
• Repair of Postprostatectomy Retro-Urethral Fistula with Gracilis Interposition Flap (VR1)
• Autonomic Nerve Structures during Laparoscopic TME in Obese (WV5)
• Repair of Traumatic Cloaca (S15)

SAGES 2016, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, March 2016

PODIUM
• Extramesorectal Excision (EME) for Posterior Tumors with Threatened Circumferential Resection Margins

5th Symposium: New Developments in Colorectal Surgery; Serock, Poland, Mar 2016
• Autonomic Nerve Structures during Laparoscopic TME in Obese
• Extramesorectal Excision (EME) for Posterior Tumors with Threatened Circumferential Resection Margins
• Repair of Traumatic Cloac 

2nd International Congress of Polish Society of Robotic Surgery, Wroclaw, March 2016
Robotic Colorectal Surgery – Nuts & Bolts - INVITED SPEAKER

Medical Robotics Conference, Zabrze, Poland, Dec 2015;
Robotic Rectal Surgery – New Developments - INVITED SPEAKER

Advanced Robotic Course Colorectal – Hepatobiliary – Endocrine, Grosseto, Italy, Nov 2015
New Developments in Robotic Colorectal Surgery - INVITED SPEAKER

ARCCS 2015, 4th Asian Robotic Camp for Colorectal Surgeons, Hong Kong, Nov 2015

PODIUM
• E.L.A.P.E.- INVITED SPEAKER
• Pelvic Anatomy – Road to Success- INVITED SPEAKER
PODIUM VIDEO
• Identification of Autonomic Nerve Structures during Laparoscopic TME
• Modification of ELAPE: Intraabdominal Levator Transection
• APR with Sacrectomy
MODERATOR
• Debate: Top Down vs. Bottom Up TME
• Debate: Single Port vs. Multiport Robotic TME
DISCUSSANT
• Live Surgery: Robotic Right Colectomy CME/CVL

University of Minnesota 78th Annual Colon and Rectal Surgery Principles Course, Minneapolis, Oct 2015
• Meet the Professor Breakfast: How to get started with robotics
• Robotic Colorectal Surgery When and Why?- INVITED SPEAKER
• Teaching Robotics- INVITED SPEAKER
• Laparoscopic Total Abdominal Colectomy- INVITED SPEAKER

ACS 2015, American College of Surgeons Congress, Chicago, IL, Oct 2015
PODIUM
• Repair of Supra- and Extrasphincteric Fistula-in-Ano using Mucosal Advancement Flap
• Repair of a Recurrent Traumatic Rectovaginal Fistula

National Conference of Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Pune, India, Oct 2015
PODIUM
• The impact of obesity on the perioperative, clinicopathologic and oncologic outcomes of robot assisted total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer
POSTER
• Robotic site adjusted levator transection for carcinoma of the rectum: A modification of the existing cylindrical abdominoperineal resection for eccentrically located tumors
• Clinicopathologic and Oncologic Outcomes of Robot Assisted Cylindrical Abdomino Perineal Resection for Rectal Cancer

TChP 2015, Polish Surgical Society Biannual Congress, Lublin, Sep 2015
PODIUM
• Robotic Colorectal Surgery – American Perspective- INVITED SPEAKER

ASCRS 2015, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2015
PODIUM
• Laparoscopic TME – Colectomy Course / Symposium- INVITED SPEAKER
• Panel Discussion – Colectomy Symposium
• Robotic Rectal Cancer Resections; Rectal Cancer: Optimizing Outcomes through Techniques- INVITED SPEAKER
• Wide Local Excision of Perianal Paget’s Disease with Gluteal Flap Reconstruction
POSTERS
• Does the Robot Level the Playing Field in the Obese Patient with Rectal Cancer?
• Short-term and Long-term Oncologic Outcomes of Cylindrical Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer
• Long-term Oncologic Outcomes of Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer
• Rectal dissection simulator for daVinci surgery - construct, face, and content validation
VIDEOS
• Modification of TAMIS Procedure

SAGES 2015, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Nashville, TN, Apr 2015
PODIUM
• Combining All Forces - APR in Obese Male (video podium)
• Endoscopic control of enterocutaneous fistula by dual intussuscepting stent technique.
POSTERS
• Safety and efficacy of an electrothermal bipolar vessel-sealing device in sealing and division of the inferior mesenteric vessels in minimal invasive colorectal surgery.

3rd Chicago Colorectal Symposium, Chicago, March 2015
• Robotic Surgery for Rectal Cancer: Is It Ready for Prime Time?- INVITED SPEAKER

Advanced Robotic Course Colorectal – Hepatobiliary – Endocrine, Grosseto, Italy, Nov 2014
• New Developments in Robotic Rectal Surgery

The 3rd Asian Robotic Camp for Colorectal Surgeons (ARCCS), Daegu, Korea, Nov 2014
PODIUM
• TME for Rectal Cancer: the Potential of Robotic Approach
MODERATOR
• Live Surgery: Robotic Intersphincteric Resection
DISCUSSANT
• Live Surgery: Robotic Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection

American College of Surgeons Congress (ACS), San Francisco, CA, Oct 2014
PODIUM
• Rectal Advancement Flap for High Posterior Transphincteric Fistula
• Minimally Invasive Approach to a Retrorectal Lesion, Obese Female
• Site Adjusted “Cylindrical” APR with Robotic Assistance

Clinical Robotic Surgery Association Congress (CRSA), San Francisco, CA, Oct 2014
PODIUM
• Robotic TME: APR – Standard vs. Extralevator
DISCUSSANT
• Rectal Cancer: How to Teach Robotic TME: Full vs. Hybrid Technique, Step by Step, Face to Face
EXPERT PANEL
• Round Table: CRSA Recommendations for Robotic Colorectal Surgery

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) Annual Meeting and Endo Expo. Las Vegas, NV, September 2014
PODIUM
• Anastomotic Leaks: When Can You Stop Worrying
• Omental Pedicle Flap Does Not Decrease the Incident of Bowel Obstruction following Abdomino-perineal Resection
• Technique- Placement of Stent Across Small Bowel Stricture

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 2014
PODIUM
• Repair of Anovaginal Fistula with Sphincteroplasty and Levatorplasty
• Laparoscopic Left Colectomy – Colectomy Course / Symposium
• Panel Discussion: Challenges and Case Scenarios of the Left Colectomy - Colectomy Course / Symposium
• Take Me to Your OR: Altemeier Procedure
• Robotic Colorectal Surgery Symposium: Abdominoperineal Resection
POSTERS
• Does the Robot Level the Playing Field in the Obese Patient with Rectal Cancer?
• Short-term and Long-term Oncologic Outcomes of Cylindrical Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer
• Long-term Oncologic Outcomes of Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer
VIDEOS
• Repair of Anovaginal Fistula with Sphincteroplasty and Levatorplasty
• Bilateral Island Flap Anoplasty

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Salt Lake City, UT, Apr 2014
• Moderator. SS12: Robotic and Ergonomics

Chicago Colon and Rectal Surgery Symposium 2nd Annual Resident Program. Evanston, IL. February 2014
• Dysplasia in IBD – The Damn DALM
• Robotic Cylindrical APR: A good oncological operation, but what about closure of the pelvic floor defect?

Medical Robotic Conference, Zabrze, Poland, Dec 2013
• Robotic Rectal Surgery – New Developments

Advanced Robotic Course Colorectal – Hepatobiliary – Endocrine, Grosseto, Italy, Nov 2013
• New Developments in Robotic Rectal Surgery

The 2nd Asian Robotic Camp for Colorectal Surgeons (ARCCS), Daegu, Korea, Nov 2013
• Meet the Professor Session – Experts’ Round Table – panel discussant
• Robotic Cylindrical Abdominoperineal Resection with Transabdominal Levator Transection
• Panel Debate: Pros vs. Cons for Role of Recent MIS in Colorectal Surgery – moderator

American College of Surgeons Congress (ACS), Washington, DC Oct 2013                   
• Moderator. Complex Conditions Managed by Laparoscopy
• Large-Bowel Obstruction PS301: Colorectal Emergencies for Noncolorectal Surgeons

Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA) Congress, Washington, DC Oct 2013
• Live surgery – discussant
• Impact of robotic surgery on sexual and urinary functions after fully robotic nerve-sparing total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer – Journal Club discussant
• Full robotic TME – how we do it. Comparison of crucial steps.
• Free colorectal papers session - chairperson

Polish Society of Surgical Oncology Congress, Gdansk, Poland, May 2013
• Robotic Colorectal Surgery

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting (ASCRS), Phoenix, AZ, April 2013
PODIUM
• Obesity Increases the Risk of Postoperative Peripheral Neuropathy Following Minimally Invasive Colon and Rectal Surgery
• Robotic Abdominoperineal Resection with Cylindrical Intra-Abdominal Levator Transection. Obese Female
• Bio-Thiersch Procedure for Rectal Prolapse after LAR
• Rectocele Repair – Transvaginal Technique with Mesh and Levatorplasty
POSTERS
• Transvaginal Rectocele Repair with Biological Mesh, Functional Outcomes and Quality of Life Assessment in a Targeted Group of Females
• Long-term Oncologic Outcomes in Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision
• Is There a Role for Epidural Anesthesia in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery?
• A Prospective Evaluation of Bursting Pressure in In-vivo and Ex-vivo Sealed Inferior Mesenteric Artery Using Enseal® Bipolar Device: Can the Diameter and Length of Stump Make a Difference?
VIDEO – ONGOING PRESENTATIONS
• Where is the Robot Helpful in Total Mesorectal Excision? Threatened Margins (V-56 )
• Where is the Robot Helpful in Total Mesorectal Excision? Obese, Narrow and Long Pelvis” (V-55 )
VIDEO – ONLINE “CREST” EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
• Robotic-assisted Posterior Repair of Rectal Prolapse with Rectopexy

SAGES 2013, Baltimore, MD
• Robotic Pursestring Technique and Transrectal Specimen Extraction
• Is Hybrid Robotic Laparoscopic Assistance the Ideal Approach for Rectal Dissection
• Safety and Feasibility of Robotic Abdomino -perineal Excision of the Rectum
• A Novel Use of Flexible Wallstent in J Pouch Anastomotic Stricture

Medical Robotic Conference 2012, Zabrze, Poland, Dec 2012
• Robotic Rectal Surgery – New Developments

Advanced Robotic Course Colorectal – Hepatobiliary – Endocrine, Grosseto, Italy, Oct 2012
• New Developments in Robotic Rectal Surgery

University of Minnesota 75th Annual Colon and Rectal Surgery Principles Course, Minneapolis, Oct 2012
• Meet the Professor Breakfast: How to get started with robotics
• The Advantages of Robotic Low Anterior Resection

Congress of Polish Oncologic Society, Wroclaw, Poland, Oct 2012
• “Treatment of colorectal cancer with the use of the surgical robot”

American College of Surgeons (ACS) Congress, Chicago, IL, Oct 2012
• “Rectocele Repair, Transvaginal Technique with Mesh and Levatorplasty”
• “Robotic Pelvic Surgery: Redo Pelvic Surgery”
• Morbidity associated with Robotic Colorectal Surgery - Review of 230 cases and lessons learned
• Comparison of Two Abdomino-perineal Resection (APR) Techniques: Robotic Intra-abdominal Levator Transection (RILT) vs. Standard Robotic APR
• Outcomes of Robotic Rectal Cancer Surgery in the Obese

Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA) Congress, Chicago, IL Sep 2012
• Does Robotic Surgery Help in the Obese and Why?

Euoropean Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting, Vienna, Sep 2012
• Oncological Outcomes in Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision: An institutional Experience
• Defecatory and Sexual Functional Outcomes in Transvaginal Biological Mesh Repair of Targeted Group of Patients with Obstructed Defecation
• Concomitant Panniculectomy in Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Colorectal resections - Evaluation of a Surgical Strategy
• Redoing of anastomosis following positive intra-operative leak test identified by flexible sigmoidoscopy following colo-rectal anastomosis
• Predictors of Difficulty of Robotic TME for Advanced Rectal Cancers

Polish Club of Coloproctology Meeting, Poznan, Poland, Aug 2012
• Introduction of the Minimally Invasive Training Program in Colorectal Surgery

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, June 2012
• Robotics Symposium: “The Future is: Robotics”
• “Modification of TAMIS Procedure”
• “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision, Practical Solution, Obese Female”
• “Robotic Abdominoperineal Resection with Distal Sacrectomy”
• Phlegmon stuck to ureter

Congress of Polish Society of Robotic Surgery, Wroclaw, Poland, March 2012
• “Robotics in Advanced Colorectal Cancer”
• “How to teach robotic TME”

Advanced Robotic Course Colorectal – Hepatobiliary – Endocrine, Grosseto, Italy, Dec 2011
• Robotic Rectal Surgery

American College of Surgeons Congress (ACS), San Francisco, CA, Oct 2011
• “Robotic Abdomino-perineal Resection with Sacrectomy”
• “Robotic Abdomino-perineal Resection after Intersphincteric Dissection”

Euoropean Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Sep 2011
• Efficacy and feasibility study of hybrid hand assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS) - robotic assisted approach in rectal dissection. Colorectal Disease 2011; 13(S6):11-12
• Robotic assistance in colorectal surgery – series of 200 cases. Colorectal Disease 2011; 13(S6):11
• Robotic Cylindrical APR Resection - The Dawn of a New Era in Advanced Rectal Cancer Surgery.Colorectal Disease 2011; 13(S6):45
• Outcomes of Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) in obese patients. Colorectal Disease 2011; 13(S6):44
• Feasibility and Short Term Outcomes of Robotic Abdomino-perineal resection. Colorectal Disease 2011; 13(S6):29
• Cost comparison of Robot-assisted vs. Hand assisted Laparoscopic Anterior resections for rectal cancer. Colorectal Disease 2011; 13(S6):24

Yonsei Severance Multi-specialty Robotic Live Surgery Symposium, Seoul, Korea, Aug 2011
• ”Simulation and Education of da Vinci Surgery”
• “Current Academic Base of Robotic Surgery: Obese Patient”

World Robotic Symposium, Miami Beach, FL, Jun 2011
• “Robotic Assistance in Colorectal Surgery – Our Experience in 204 Cases”
• “Robotic Abdomino-perineal Resection with Sacrectomy”
• “Robotic Abdomino-perineal Resection with Cylindrical Levator Transection”
• “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision in a Patient with Concomitant Prostate Cancer, Advantage in Narrow Pelvis”
• “Robotic Abdomino-perineal Resection after Intersphincteric Dissection”ongoing presentation (ogp)
• “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision, Practical Solution in Obese Female” (ogp)
• “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision, Advantage in Advanced Rectal Cancer” (ogp)
• “Midrectal Anastomosis, Robotic Assistance” (ogp)
• “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision, Female Patient with Low Rectal Cancer” (ogp)
• Abstracts…

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 2011
• Robotics Symposium: “Robots in the Future”
• “A Hybrid Approach to Laparoscopic-assisted Low Anterior Resection" Medical Robotics Conference, Zabrze, Poland, Dec 2015
Robotic Rectal Surgery – New Developments

Advanced Robotic Course Colorectal – Hepatobiliary – Endocrine, Grosseto, Italy, Nov 2010
New Developments in Robotic Colorectal Surgery
• “Robotic Abdomino-perineal Resection with Sacrectomy”
• “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision, Advantage in Advanced Rectal Cancer”
• “Robotic Abdomino-perineal Resection with Cylindrical Levator Transection”


Advanced Laparoscopic Techniques Conference / Video Surgery Section of Polish Surgical Society (TChP), Gdansk, Poland, April 2011
• ”Advances in Robotic Surgery”

American College of Surgeons (ACS) Congress, Washington, DC, Oct 2010
• “Robotic Abdominoperineal Resection in Obese Female with Anal Cancer”
• Posters

Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA) Congress, Chicago, Oct 2010
• “Low anterior resection – Hybrid approach”

Royal College of Medicine of Great Britain, Section of Coloproctology Meeting combined with Polish Club of Coloproctology Meeting, Krakow, Poland, June 2010
• “Robotics – Hype or Hope?”

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 2010
• Robotic Rectal Surgery Workshop: “Outcomes – Cost Analysis”
• “Layered Closure of Primary Fistula Opening with Drainage in the Treatment of Fistula in Ano”
• “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision in Female Patient with Low Rectal Cancer”
• “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision in Obese Male”
• above 3 titles also as ongoing video presentations
• “A Comparison of Laparoscopically-assisted and Robotic TME for Rectal Cancer”
• “Complications and Outcomes in Obese Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Colectomy”
• Posters
• Laparoscopic assisted colonoscopic polypectomy, endoscopic closure of defects using endoclips

Mayo Clinic Grand Rounds, Rochester, MN, April 2010
• Robotic colon and rectal surgery: What have we learned?

SAGES 12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Washington, DC, Apr 2010
• “Incisional hernia, midline versus low transverse incision: what is the ideal incision for specimen extraction and hand-assisted laparoscopy?”

The 27th Annual Korean American Medical Association Scientific Convention. Houston, TX, Dec 2009
• Robotic colon and rectal surgery

Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA) Congress, Chicago, Oct 2009
• “Low anterior resection – hybrid technique”
• “Model for pelvic robotic training”
• “Robotic assistance in right hemicolectomy: is there a role?”
• Poster “Robotic colon and rectal surgery: a series of 155 cases”

American College of Surgeons Congress, Chicago, Oct 2009
• Poster

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 2009
• “Robotic Colorectal Surgery – U.S. Experience. Teaching and Simulation”
• “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision in Severly Obese Female Patient”
• “Acquiring Basic Skills for Robotic TME on Pelvic Simulator”
• Video“Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision in Severly Obese Female Patient”..
• Video “Acquiring Basic Skills for Robotic TME on Pelvic Simulator”..
• Video “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision in Obese Male Patient”
• Poster “Management of anastomotic leak in colon and rectal surgery”
• Poster “Transanal Endoscopic Robotic Microsurgery: Feasibility in a Model”

International Society of the University Colon and Rectal Surgeons Congress, San Diego, Sep 2008
• Poster “Robotic Anterior Resection of Rectum”

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Tripartite Meeting, Boston, MA, June 2008
• Video “A Lifelike Simulator for Robotic Rectal Dissection”
• Video “Robotic Rectal Dissection”
• Poster ”Robotic colon and rectal surgery – experience from 84 cases”
• Poster “Feasibility of Transanal Robotic Surgery. A Potential Application for NOTES”
• Poster “Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery Increases the Risk of Postoperative Peripheral Neuropathy”
• Poster “Incisional Hernia Rate After Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery: Midline Versus Low Transverse Incisions”

Minimally Invasive Robotic Association, Rome, Italy, Jan 2008
• “Robotic Abdomino-Perineal Resection”
• “Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision in Male and Female Patients”
• “How To Teach Robotic Rectal Dissection? – Introduction of a Lifelike Simulator for Robotic Pelvic Surgery”

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, June 2007
• Video “Wide Local Excision for Bowen’s Disease and Bilateral Advancement Flap Anoplasty”
• Video “Robotic Right Colon Resections”
• Video “York-Mason Approach to Repair a Rectal-Neobladder fistula”
• Hand assist medial-to-lateral inferior approach

SAGES Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Apr 2007
• “A Lifelike Patient Simulator for Teaching Robotic Colorectal Surgery: How to acquire skills for robotic rectal dissection”

Minimally Invasive Robotic Association, New York, Jan 2007
• “Robotic Total Proctocolectomy”

Mayo Clinic Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery Course, Scottsdale, AZ, Sept, 2006
• Laparoscopic low anterior resection – medial to lateral approach 

International Society of the University Colon and Rectal Surgeons Congress, Istanbul, June 2006
• “Single stapled double purse-string anastomosis after low anterior resection”
• “Robotic vs. laparoscopic intestinal sutured anastomosis”
• “Robotic colorectal surgery – early experience”
• “Laparoscopic-assisted low anterior resection with open pelvic dissection – achieving the best of both worlds”

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Jun 2006
• Video “Robotic Right Hemicolectomy”

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX Jun 2004
• “Panniculectomy in Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Colorectal Resection. A Surgical Strategy”

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