BGES-BAST Video Session Monday March 19, 2018

The BGES-BAST Video Session of December 11, 2017 has been posponed to Monday March 19, 2018 Program: Program Video session March 2018   The youth is the hope of out future (José Rizal) The 17 th bges-bast video session was hosted by Alexis Buggenhout (BGES) and Jens Goeteyn  (BAST) Stefanie Devriendt (BAST) at the hopital universitaire Erasme in […]

5th BGES Congress -23/02/2018

Dear colleague, The BGES organizes it’s biennial congress “THE COURAGE TO FAIL”   on Friday, February 23rd, 2018  in the brand new Elisabeth congress center in Antwerp. The congress will entirely be  devoted to  complications in laparoscopic surgery.   There will be a blend of formal lectures by experts  and video presentations of clinical cases. A […]


COURSE OBJECTIVES 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 surgical procedures in the field of colorectal surgery. A faculty of experienced minimally invasive surgeons will […]

feedback monday session Lier

On June 19th, 2017,  a monday session dedicated to groundbreaking technologies was held in Lier. Cedric Spaas, a Belgian engineer working in Germany presented the future of augmented reality in the O.R, Menelaos  Tzafettas from Imperial College, London showed the audience which information we will be able to get from analysing the  surgical smoke, Dietmar […]

Feedback TAMIS course 2017

We had a 1-day TAMIS course for last-year residents and organized together with Applied medical. The course consisted of a theoretical part and a practical part. Presentations regarding indications and technique were given and during the hands-on experience, all surgical trainees were able to practice TAMIS in a very realistic model.