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"Minimally Invasive, Laparoscopic, Robotic Surgery
Surgery of the 21st Century"
20-22 September 2004/ 06-08 Shaban 1425

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Computer-assisted surgery (CAS) advancements are changing forever the way surgeries are being performed.  Our objectives are to:

  1. Establish a forum of internationally-recognized faculty to critically analyze current practice, literature and review the expanding scope of minimally invasive surgery.
  2. Present live demonstrations of current and futuristic procedures in minimal access and robotic surgery.

TOPICS

Thoracoscopy / Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery
Endocrine Minimally Invasive Surgery
Laparoscopy and Robotics in Urology
Cosmetic Endoscopic Surgery
Minimally Invasive General Surgery and Robotics
Cardiac Minimally Invasive / Robotic Technology
Laparoscopic Renal Transplant Surgery
Minimal Invasive Surgery in Gynecology 

VENUE                                  

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
Main Hospital, 3rd Floor
Postgraduate Center Auditorium 

INFORMATION ABOUT CMES

This Symposium is accredited by the Saudi Council For Health Specialties.  The numbers of CMEs are as following:

(SCHS Eligibility #: 3/3662 - SCHS Eligibility Date: 4/8/1425 H)

General Surgery: 22
Urology and Renal Transplant: 17
Plastic:7
Pediatrics: 15
OB/GYN: 15
Thoracic: 11
DA Vinci Robotic Surgical System
and Operating Workshop: 2
Animal Lab Workshop "Gynecology": 3
Animal Lab Workshop "Urology" : 3
Animal Lab Workshop "General Surgery": 3

AACME CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The American Academy of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) is the sponsor of the continuing medical education portion for this symposium.

AACME designates this continuing medical education activity for a maximum of  "120.25" hours in Category 1 credit of the Physician's Recognition Award. 

Each physician must claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
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