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18th joint BGES-BAST video session

In collaboration with the BAST, the BGES organizes its  18th joint BGES-BAST video session on December 3, 2018. Videos from 10 different surgical trainees from 10 different hospitals will be selected. The time has come to call for abstract! We invite trainees to send abstracts of interesting videos of laparoscopic, bariatric, colorectal and other procedures […]

Starter Strasbourg Course 2018 – 3rd & 4th year trainees

The 18th edition Starters package will take place on 26-27/10/2018 in the IRCAD/EITS Strasbourg 3rd & 4th years residents can enjoy one day of lectures focused on technique , tips & tricks and one day of hands-on pig lab. Thanks to our sponsors this course is virtually free ! Register on time ! The number of […]

Monday session – I.C. GREEN – 8/10/2018 – Brussels

Date: 8/10/2018 Timing : 19.00:  Welcome – Walking Dinner 20.00:  Start of Session 22.00:  End of Session Location: Institut Jules Bordet – Brussels Organizer : Dr. Gabriel Liberale (Institut Jules Bordet) During this session, we will have the honor to welcome experts in the field of ICG-Fluorescence imaging (ICG-FI): –Yves Van Nieuwenhove (MD, PhD) is chairman […]

3rd hands-on taTME cadaver workshop – UZGhent

Surgical treatment for low rectal cancer is challenging. Because of the potential advantages, minimally invasive transanal TME is being increasingly implemented in several large volume centres across Europe. This course is intended to provide practical and theoretical background on this challenging surgical technique, through didactic lectures and explanatory videos. A faculty of experts will guide […]

Hands-on lap suturing course (Simsei) – Brussels – September 21, 2018

Suturing is a basic surgical skill.  Laparoscopic suturing however is a technique that proves challenging to master, certainly in the early years of surgical training. The “Laparoscopic suturing course” has been integrated in the laparoscopic training courses of the Belgian Group of Endoscopic Surgery (BGES) and precedes other workshops on animal and cadaver models. Course […]

Hands-on Cadaver course – UZGhent -June 22, 2018

On 22nd June 2018, the BAST joines forces with the BGES again for our 4th Abdominal Cadaver workshop. Minimally invasive surgery is increasingly implemented in surgical centers all over Belgium. However, residents often lack the opportunity to perform advanced procedures. This course is intended to provide hands-on training on the most common advanced minimally invasive […]


The evolution of minimally invasive surgery has also impacted on transanal surgery. Semi-flexible transanal platforms have been developed and replaced the more rigid transanal platforms gradually. There is an increasing need for training, both in the establishment of TAMIS for the treatment of intra-luminal disease and as a stepping stone to minimally invasive transanal Total […]


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