TaTME, training, guidance and monitoring towards safe introduction of the TATME technique  

  Transanal reversed Total mesorectal excision (TaTME) has had tremendous exposure and attention since its introduction in 2011 by lacy et al. The TaTME technique has been developed with use of laparoscopic single port platforms to improve the quality of the TME procedure in mid and low rectal cancer. In TaTME, the low pelvic mesorectum …

TaTME courses in Amsterdam 

TaTME courses in Amsterdam 

Surgery for rectal cancer is evolving using the newest minimal invasive single port platforms. This has led to transanal single port laparoscopy employing a reversed total mesorectal excision; the TaTME. The procedure has gained significant interest of colorectal surgeons and beyond since the new technique opens up new possibilities enabling high quality dissection in small …

News TaTME Proctoring in the Netherlands 

News TaTME Proctoring in the Netherlands 

Since 2014 we have trained more then 60 surgeons and 30 scrub nurses. We have been proctoring in order to safely teach and introduce the technique in the Netherlands. Evaluation and assessment are essential ingredient of the proctoring program. Currently the TATME is successfully introduced with training and proctoring in the following hospitals and are already …

Review Amsterdam TaTME congress 2015

Review Amsterdam TaTME congress 2015

Dear colleagues and friends, Last May we organised the first TaTME congress in the VU University Medical Center including lectures of experts in the field of rectal cancer regarding diagnosis, pathology and treatment including radiotherapy and surgery. We focused on the TaTME technique including LIVE 3D surgery and lectures of the surgical experts in TaTME. …

Keep up with the News!

Keep up with the News!

Dear colleagues and friends, We would like to thank you for the close co-operation in expanding our field of expertise in rectal cancer surgery so far. To make sure we continue to take rectal cancer surgery a step further, we added this page to our website in order to give preliminary posts and complement our monthly newsletter. This blog will comprise short stories about …