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"Hellenic Society of Coloproctology"

The "Hellenic Society of Coloproctology" (Ελληνική Εταιρεία Χειρουργικής Παχέος Εντέρου - Πρωκτού – Elliniki Etairia Chirourgikis Pacheos Enterou - Proktou) was founded in 2000 in Thessaloniki. Since then, the "Hellenic Society of Coloproctology" has been the official Greek Society for Diseases of Colon and Rectum. The Statute was drafted and signed during the first General Assembly of the members and deposed to the Court of Thessaloniki.

            The members of the Society are colorectal surgeons and physicians of related specialties, who are dedicated to the above mentioned diseases.

            For twenty years now, the "Hellenic Society of Coloproctology" has successfully organized twenty (20) scientific events and ten (10) postgraduate courses in Greece. Amongst them: seven (7) Panhellenic Congresses, thirteen (13) Symposiums in Coloproctology, as well as ten (10) Hands-On Postgraduate Courses (suturing techniques, the use of modern energy devices in colorectal surgery, laparoscopic and robotic hands-on courses). The last three postgraduate courses were International Advanced Courses with hands-on training on Fresh Frozen Cadavers.

Scientific events which

  • 1st Day Seminar 17/11/2001, held in Thessaloniki
  • 2nd Day Seminar 7/12/2002, held in Edessa
  • 3rd Two days Seminar 26-27 / 9/2003, held in Alexandroupolis
  • 4th Day Seminar 5/10/2004, held in Thessaloniki
  • 1st International Conference 25-27 / 2/2005, held in Thessaloniki
  • 5th Day Seminar 3/12/2005, held in Drama
  • 2nd National Conference 10-12 / 5/2007, held in Ioannina
  • 6th Two days Seminar 16-17 / 2/2008, held in Xanthi
  • 7th Two Days Seminar 21-23 / 11/2008, held in Kastoria
  • 3rd International Conference, 15-17 / 5/2009, held in Athens
  • 8th Two Days Seminar 4-6 / 12/2009, held in Volos
  • 9th Day Seminar 13/3/2010, held in Thessaloniki
  • 10th Two Days Seminar 4-5 / 3/2011, held in Larissa
  • 4th International Conference, 19-22 / 5/2011, held in Thessaloniki
  • 5th National Conference, April 11-14, 2013, held in Alexandroupolis
  • 11th Day Seminar 28/11/2015, held in Xanthi
  • 6th International Conference, 31 / 3-2 / 4/2016, held in Athens
  • 12th Day Seminar, March 18-19, 2017, held in Kozani
  • 7th International Conference, 15-17 / 12/2017, held in Larissa
  • 13th Day Seminar, 18 January 2020, held in Thessaloniki

        Postgraduate Courses

  • The use of new staplers in open and laparoscopic digestive surgery December 15-16, 2006 Thessaloniki
  • Pelvic training, Veterinary School AUTH, 11-12/1/2008 Thessaloniki
  • Training in Laparoscopic Surgery and Experimental Surgery, in Vet School, Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, 12-13/12/2008
  • Training in Laparoscopic Surgery and Experimental Surgery, in Vet School, Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, 6-7/2/2009 (CME 6)
  • Training in Laparoscopic Surgery and Experimental Surgery, in Vet School, Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, 26-27/6/2009 (CME 10)
  • Training in Laparoscopic Surgery and Experimental Surgery, in Vet School, Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, 28-29/1/2011
  • Training in Laparoscopic Surgery and Experimental Surgery, in Vet School, Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, 20-21/1/2012
  • 1st International Advanced Course in Laparoscopic and Robotic General Surgery, January 2013, hands on training in Fresh Frozen Cadavers
  • 2nd International Advanced Course in Laparoscopic and Robotic General Surgery, January 2014, hands on training in Fresh Frozen Cadavers
  • 3nd International Advanced Course in Laparoscopic and Robotic General Surgery, January 2015, hands on training in Fresh Frozen Cadavers

The goals and objectives of "Hellenic Society of Coloproctology":

  • The promotion of colorectal surgery and the promotion of medical science and research in the field of colon and rectal diseases.
  • Various colorectal diseases as a rational for the cooperation of relevant medical specialties.
  • Registry for colorectal diseases, in cooperation with the corresponding Greek or European Associations.
  • Organizing training, specialization, collaboration and development through multidisciplinary committees in colorectal diseases.
  • The organization of Panhellenic and International congresses, workshops, seminars, etc.
  • The effective contribution of the association in the process of endorsing a training programm for young surgeons, in order to gain knowledge in the field of colorectal surgery.
  • The implementation of international guidelines for the treatment of benign and malignant colorectal diseases in Greece.
  • Trying to endorse the training programm of ESCP fellow.

 

        

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