KOCHI: ‘3D Lap Endofusion - 2015’, a two-day International Conference on 3D Laparoscopy and Robotics in Urologic Surgery began here on Saturday.
More than 400 delegates are expected to participate in the meet, who will demonstrate 3D imaging and discuss the technological advancements in urological surgical practices. The conference was inaugurated by Justice K Narayanan Kurup.
On the occasion, PVS Memorial Hospital, Kaloor, Urology HoD Dr George P Abraham delivered a lecture on the advancements in technology-aided surgery. The conference discusses urological surgical procedures employing 3D imaging and robotic laparoscopic techniques.
3D laparoscopy provides enlarged three-dimensional imaging of surgical elements, facilitating faster and more accurate surgery.
The conference began with an academic session, followed by live operative sessions.
International faculty members Dr Jens Rassweiler and 50 other national faculty members spoke.