Current Surgical Breakthroughs in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer Minimally Invasive Surgery and Enhanced Recovery - Houston Colon – Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Current Surgical Breakthroughs in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer Minimally Invasive Surgery and Enhanced Recovery

March 1, 2012


March 6, 2012

Objectives:
At the conclusion of the activities, the audience should be able to:

  1. Understand the background of minimally invasive surgery for the management of colorectal cancer
  2. Discuss the current role of surgical breakthroughs for the management of colorectal cancer including reduced-port surgery for colon cancer and innovative local resection techniques for early rectal cancer
  3. Address current reported patient outcomes following minimally invasive surgery for colorectal cancer
  4. Discuss the current status and impact of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathway for colorectal surgery