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TORS - what do the papers say?

12th Dec 2023
7:00 - 8:00pm (GMT)
12th Dec 2023
7:00 - 8:00pm (GMT)
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Description

Join us for the next webinar in this Trans-oral Robotic Surgery of the Head and Neck series. In this webinar we will present and discuss the current evidence and research for TORS in the management of head and neck cancer.

Aims

To provide participants with a critical review of current evidence to support the use of TORS in the management of head and neck surgery, and an update on current and future trials in this field.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the webinar participants will have an understanding of the evidence basis for TORS and knowledge of relevant clinical trials.

Panellists

Our panellists include:

  • Mr David Hamilton - David Hamilton is a Consultant ENT Surgeon (Otolaryngologist) with an interest in head and neck surgery at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital. David qualified from Newcastle University in 2004 and completed the majority of his surgical training in the North East of England. He underwent further specialist head, neck and thyroid training during his fellowship at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool
  • A clinical academic, David’s research focuses on delivering a patient centred service, patient involvement in decision making and outcomes after cancer treatment. he runs a course for trainee surgeons and consultants at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh teaching patient centred consent practises.
  • Mrs Hannah Fox - Hannah Fox leads the Newcastle Head and Neck Cancer multidisciplinary team. She specialises in head and neck cancer, thyroid disease (benign and malignant), benign head and neck disease and throat/voice symptoms. She has specialist surgical interests in transoral robotic surgery, thyroid surgery and laryngeal re-innervation. Mrs Fox is a keen educator and sits on the BAHNO educational committee and the regional Surgical Training Committee. She has higher qualifications in education and leads a number of courses, including several through the Newcastle Surgical Training Centre (https://nstcsurg.org/). She is keen to promote the role of women in surgery and acts as a mentor at school, undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Ms Sarah Healy (Chair) - Sarah Healy is an ENT Head and Neck Surgeon at James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough. She is Deputy Chair of the RCSEd Younger Fellows Fellows’ Committee, a member of the ENT SSB and part of the Robotic Task force group.

CPD

1 Hour

Summary

This live teaching session is relevant to medical professionals and will discuss the current research and literature around TORS (Transoral Robotic Surgery), covering both the risks and benefits of this innovative surgical technique. Join us to learn about the merits of TORS and to gain a comprehensive understanding of its place in the modern operating room.
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12th Dec 2023
7:00 - 8:00pm (GMT)
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Attendance certificate available
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