The UK & Ireland’s Premier Professional Association in the field of Laparoscopic Surgery

 

The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons was formed in April 1994 in Harrogate by the amalgamation of the Society of Minimally Invasive General Surgeons (SMIGS) and British Surgical Stapling Group (BSSG). Since that time the ALSGBI has established itself as the main voice for laparoscopic surgeons in the United Kingdom and Ireland, initially under the Presidency of Lord McColl and then Mr David Dunn. David's tragic death in office in 1998 is commemorated by the David Dunn Medal which is awarded to...

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President's Introduction

 

ALSGBI President - Simon DexterWelcome to the website of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB and Ireland, incorporating Robotics and Technology Enhanced Surgery (RATES). The recent alteration in the name of the Assocation (incorporating RATES) reflects the fundamental changes occurring in our core interest areas, with robotic, digital and other novel technologies impacting and changing minimal access surgical practice. As a dynamic Association we want to embrace these changes and have established a RATES subsection within council. We will initially be looking at training in particular and will seek appropriate representation from the group at the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM)....

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Latest News

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Travelling Scholarships 2017 (reminder)

September 18th 2017

ALSGBI has generously funded a scholarship in memory of David Dunn. This scholarship is to the value of £4,000. The ALSGBI in partnership with B. Braun Medical Ltd is also awarding two Aesculap Endos...

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2017 ASM registration now open!

August 1st 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 ALSGBI ASM to be held in Cardiff. Click the link to register: http://events.inon.com/Event/?id=-2481182826032121485...

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ALSGBI 2017 Flyer

July 10th 2017

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Accommodation for 2017 ALSGBI ASM

June 22nd 2017

Accomodation can now be booked online at https://aws.passkey.com/go/ALS17...

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Abstract submission for the 2017 ASM in Cardiff is now open

May 30th 2017

Abstract submission is now open and CLOSES ON 17 SEPTEMBER. To submit your abstract online for the 2017 ALSGBI ASM, please use the following link. https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/137/submiss...

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Upcoming Events

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4th Portsmouth TME symposium

March 8th to March 10th 2018

IBM Portsmouth Click here for details...

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16TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL OESOPHAGO-GASTRIC SYMPOSIUM 3D, 2D OR FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPY FOR OG SURGERY? MEET-THE-EXPERTS

March 9th 2018

During this symposium an expert faculty will discuss optimal techniques of performing cancer, anti-reflux, achalasia, bariatric and gallstone surgery. Experts will share their experience and lead disc...

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Controversies in Hernia Surgery

March 22nd to March 23rd 2018

the ICENI Centre - British hernia Society Spring Meeting Click here for details...

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ASGBI

May 9th to May 11th 2018

ASGBI has just released the Call for Abstracts (attached) for the International Surgical Congress to be held at the ACC in Liverpool from Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th May...

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