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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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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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UnitedHealth, the most prominent health care insurance company of the United States, signs an agreement to establish IRCAD in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro – Brazil: On Saturday, January 30, 2016, Professor Jacques Marescaux, IRCAD President, signed a partnership agreement with Dr. Edson De Godoy Bueno, CEO of Amil and board member of UnitedHealth group, with the objective of creating a new training center in Brazil in 2017 (IRCAD Rio).

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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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