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What is Endosurgery ?

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link3 B.A.P.E.S was established in 1999 to lead and support the development, maintenance of a high standard and advances in technology in minimal access therapy in paediatric surgery and allied specialties.
link3 The member's area is password protected and offers a variety of resources. See the membership pages on benefits and how to become a member.
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tag Foster the development of endoscopy and minimally invasive techniques in foetuses, newborns, infants, children and young people across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

tag Advance public education and to raise and maintain the standards of paediatric endoscopy and minimally invasive therapy.

tag Promote and encourage medical research particularly in the field of minimally invasive therapy.

tag Disseminate the work of the Association and to interact with other national and international societies.
arrow_right3 President:
Naved Alizai
Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds.

arrow_right3 Treasurer:
Alex Lee
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

arrow_right3 Honorary Secretary:
Abraham Cherian
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London.

arrow_right3 Executive Member:
Niyi Ade-Ajayi
King’s College Hospital, London.

Ashish Desai
King’s College Hospital, London.

Sean Marven (Past President)
Sheffield Children's Hospital, Sheffield.

arrow_right3 Webmaster: Abraham Cherian
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London.

For a detailed view of centres and surgeons click on the map. As more surgeons and centres get registered they will eventually appear on the map.
checkmark-10 Endoscopic surgery is also known as:
  • Minimal access / invasive surgery
  • Endosurgery
  • Video assisted surgery
  • Keyhole surgery
  • Robotic / telerobotic surgery
checkmark-10 The approach covers:
  • Laparoscopy
  • Retroperitoneoscopy
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Intraluminal endoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cystoscopy

LEEDS 2016
Format - Small group intensive training.
Pre and post course “tracking metrics assessment” “Maximum 24 delegates”
Part One:
Day 1: Lectures,Videos & Discussion
Day 2: Lectures, Videos, Discussion, Endotrainer, Instrument Review & Live/Realtime Operating Session.
Part Two:
Day 3 & 4: Operating Laboratory.
(There will be one operating table for every three delegates and ONE instructor for every table.)
Download brochure and details.

Manchester, UK
2nd - 4th November 2016

Further info to follow.