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    IRCAD Laparoscopic Training center

    The IRCAD is recognized worldwide as today's reference training center in minimally invasive surgery. We provide education and training programs in minimally invasive surgery:

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Upcoming IRCAD webinar in Laparoscopic and Endoluminal Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery - Friday, December 4, 2:30 PM (Paris time)


Step into the world of future surgery

IRCAD (Research Institute against Digestive Cancer) was founded in 1994 within the premises of Strasbourg’s University Hospital. It pools digestive cancer research laboratories, a research and development department in computer sciences and robotics, and a training centre in minimally invasive surgery (EITS – European Institute of TeleSurgery).

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The Virtual University for surgeons

WeBSurg is a charge-free web-based educational resource in minimally invasive surgery. It provides the healthcare community a wide range of surgical procedures, videos, lectures, and case reports.

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Professor Jacques Marescaux officially made an Honorary Member of the Italian Society of Surgery

during the 117th National Congress of the Italian Society of Surgery, which took place in Milan on October 21-24, 2015.

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The IRCAD-Haras project

Set in an outstanding decor, at the heart of Strasbourg, on the edge of the historical ‘Petite France’ quarter, rediscover the unique charm of the Haras: a prestige hotel, a Brasserie restaurant beautifully run by Marc Haeberlin, in a spirit faithful to the original stud farm, decorated and furnished by the famous Jouin-Manku design agency, a Biocluster dedicated to medical surgical innovation.

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IHU Strasbourg

Strasbourg’s IHU project was created by IRCAD and benefits from a 200 million Euro budget. It tied the 1st place in a ranking put together by an international jury in April 2011 for “Investissements d’Avenir” financed by the French Grand Loan. Facing the IRCAD building, the IHU Strasbourg will combine the know-how of medical experts, scientists and industrials in order to create a unique site for healthcare, research and training.

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