Portsmouth Colorectal team at the Queen Alexandra Hospital organizes the 4th Portsmouth TME Symposium that will last from March 8-10th, 2018. The event includes high quality keynote lectures and live operating sessions to demonstrate TME technique through robotic, laparoscopic and transanal approaches from experts in the colorectal surgery around the world. There are 4 pre-conference hands-on workshops for trainees in laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery.
Other features include: live streaming on AIS channel; “How do I do it” videos – learn from experts; debates on complex and contentious issues in rectal cancer surgery and TME; Posters and video presentations with prizes for trainees; presentations on human factors in surgical training; Faculty and Delegates dinner at HMS Warrior & Spinnaker Tower; Guided Tour of the historic and vibrant city of Portsmouth. @4thTME18
In Jan 2017, Mesentery and Peritoneum (MAP) was launched as a new journal with the aim to promote and distribute the highest quality research in the field of the mesentery and peritoneum across all stages of life. With great honor, we have received support from numerous outstanding experts all over the world.
On behalf of the editorial team of Mesentery and Peritoneum (MAP), here we would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the distinguished editorial board members, section editors, authors, reviewers and readers, who have contributed and supported the journal since its birth.
J Calvin Coffey, Foundation Professor of Surgery and Chair at the Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick and surgeon at the University Hospitals Group Limerick, is the Foundation Editor-In-Chief of Mesentery and Peritoneum (MAP). Prof. Coffey also holds positions at deputy director of the 4i Centre for Interventions in Infection, Inflammation and Immunology (Universoty of Limerick), is a national council member of Irish Hospital Consultants Association and was previously RCSI Vice-Dean of Surgical Training, and council member of the Surgical Infection Society Europe. He is a founding member of the Health Research Institute, University of Limerick. After completing surgical training at the Cleveland Clinic Ohio, he was the youngest appointed Chair of Surgery in Ireland.