ASM 2020 Robotic-Assisted Surgery Workshop



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An introduction to robotic-assisted surgery.

This BSGE pre-congress workshop offers trainees hands-on experience with the da Vinci Xi surgical system. The workshop is surgeon-led, and will offer small groups a high level of interaction. With tuition on set-up, suturing, dissection, and other core skills applicable to robotic-assisted surgery, the workshop will utilise dry lab and simulation models. The workshop is heavily subsidised by the industry.

Surgeon faculty

Mike Smith Consultant Gynaeoncologist, Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Sujata Gupta Consultant Gynaecologist, Stepping Hill Hospital

Pierre Martin-Hirsch Consultant Gynaeoncologist, Preston Hospital

Tony Chalhoub Consultant Gynaecologist, RVI Newcastle

Nahid Gul Consultant Gynaeoncologist, Arrowe Park

Thomas Ind Consultant Gynaeoncologist,The Royal Marsden


With group sizes of 2–3 participants, workshops will run throughout the day for approximately 120 minutes each, offering a rotation between:

  • Da Vinci Xi system overview and set-up
  • Port placement and docking
  • Surgeon-led hands-on dry skills

Learning outcomes

After this workshop, attendees will aim to:

  • Understand the basic working elements of the da Vinci Xi system
  • Be familiar with instrument use, handling, camera control, needle driving, suturing, and dissection in virtual reality, dry lab, and simulations
  • Understand the basics of set up and use of the da Vinci Xi system

You can download BSGE Robotic workshop flyer in pdf format here.

Workshop date: 22nd April 2020 – 9am to 4pm (times subject to change)

Workshop venue: Manchester Central Convention Complex

Workshop fee: £100


IMPORTANT NOTICE: All pre-congress courses will run concurrently on Wednesday, 22nd April. Please do not book to attend more than 1 course.

Terms & Conditions: By purchasing a ticket to this workshop, you are agreeing to our Refund and Cancellation Policy; available to view by clicking here.

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Event Details

Start date: 22/04/2020

End date: 22/04/2020

Start time: 09:00 a.m.

End time: 16:00 p.m.

Venue: Manchester Central Convention Complex

Coordinates: 53.4763781,-2.2471141

Directions: Windmill St, Manchester M2 3GX

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