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Posted on: 01/28/2017

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

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, June 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 INVITED SPEAKER

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

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

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

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

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)

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (SAGES), Boston, MA, March 2016
PODIUM
• Extramesorectal Excision (EME) for Posterior Tumors with Threatened Circumferential Resection Margins

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

The 4rd Asian Robotic Camp for Colorectal Surgeons (ARCCS), 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

American College of Surgeons Congress (ACS), 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

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

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting (ASCRS), 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

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), 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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