About this event

  • Date and time Tue 16 Feb 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Surgery

Join Professor George Hanna, a world renowned expert in oesophageal surgery, on this webinar which will guide participants step by step through an oesophagectomy. He will explain the best techniques to identify the correct planes, locate key anatomical sections to ensure a total oncological clearance of the cancer.

During this meeting you will:

  • Know the current best practice in performing an oesophagectomy

  • Be able to demonstrate the subtle planes and anatomical landmarks in this operation

  • Learn some expert tips to avoid common pitfalls and how to deal with the difficult elements of this operation

Participants will have a chance to engage in the discussion and to ask questions during the webinar session.

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Key speakers

Professor George Hanna

Head of Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College NHS Foundation Trust 

Speaker's biography

Professor George Hanna is head of the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College and Consultant Upper Gastro-intestinal surgeon at Imperial College NHS Trust. He was trained in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland, and obtained PhD (University of Dundee) in 1997, and FRCSEd (Gen Surg) in 2003. He joined Imperial College as Clinical Senior Lecturer and Upper Gastrointestinal Consultant Surgeon in 2003. His clinical work is based at Hammersmith Hospital and includes oesophageal and gastric cancer and advanced laparoscopic surgery.

Professor Hanna leads NIHR programme for point of care diagnostics in cancer and gastrointestinal diseases (NIHR London IVD). The current interests of his laboratory revolve around volatile organic compounds analysis for biomarker discovery and understanding the molecular drivers of volatile compounds in an attempt to develop non-invasive breath tests to diagnose gastrointestinal cancers. His educational research aims to develop competency assessment tools for training and quality assurance of surgical performance in randomised controlled trials.

Agenda

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Chairs: Mr Josef Watfah, Consultant Surgeon, St Mark's Hospital, London and Mr Joe Ellul, President, Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Welcome and introduction

Mr Joe Ellul, President, Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine

A masterclass on oesophagectomy 

Professor George HannaHead of Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College NHS Foundation Trust 

Question and answer session
Close of meeting

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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