ERN eUROGEN webinar: New developments in sphincter-sparing techniques for ARM patients

This webinar will focus on several recent developments in sphincter-sparing techniques for ARM patients. The discussion will be led by Prof. Ivo de Blaauw from Radboudumc in The Netherlands, and there will be two presentations to support and stimulate the conversation.

Wed, 15 Jun 2022
Organiser ERN eUROGEN
CME To be approved
Location Online

The first of these will be delivered by Prof. Oliver Muensterer from the Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital, Munich in Germany and will focus on his development of endoscopic percutaneous anorectoplasties (ePARP), a minimal-invasive option for repair of amenable types of lesions. The second presentation will be from Dr. Marko Mesic from the Children's Hospital, Zagreb in Croatia and will concentrate on sphincter preserving anal transposition (SPAT), a perineal sphincter sparing technique for perineal and vestibular fistulas. The final part pf the webinar will be a discussion around sphincter-sparing techniques more generally and will additionally feature Prof. Paola Midrio from the Ospedale Ca' Foncello in Treviso, Italy, and Prof. Francisca Velcek from New York, USA . The webinar is aimed at healthcare professionals and patient organisations.

The ARM webinar series covers all aspects of paediatric colorectal surgery, in particular (congenital) anorectal malformations. They are joint presentations between ERNs eUROGEN and ERNICA, and are supported by ARM-Net.

The ARM-Net Consortium is a group of professionals and patient representatives that aim to exchange data and knowledge to improve clinical care and to perform research on congenital anorectal malformations. For more information, visit

ERN eUROGEN is the ERN for rare and complex urorectogenital diseases and conditions. For more information, visit
ERN ERNICA is the ERN for rare Inherited and Congenital (digestive and gastrointestinal) Anomalies. For more information, visit

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