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The team at the Center for Colon and Rectal Surgery are internationally renown for their advancements in minimally invasive procedures to treat colorectal disfunctions. Below are just a few of the many trips Dr. Albert and his team have taken around the world to help share their revolutionary techniques. 

Paris Summit Meeting:

The International taTME Summit Meeting was held in Paris, France on June 29th, 2014.  This was the second event of its kind where the world's leading experts on taTME (transanal total mesorectal excision) gathered to discuss the current status of this new procedure.  Fifteen surgeons from Europe, Australia, and the US spent the day sharing videos, discussing technical details of the procedure, and planning training programs and additional collaborations to ensure safe adoption of taTME around the world.

Dr. Albert was tasked with leading the sub-committee dedicated to the standardization of the surgical technique for taTME.

Tripartite Symposium:

On June 30, 2014, nearly 300 colorectal surgeons from around the world attended the clinical symposium Transanal TME: A New Era in Rectal Cancer Surgery at the 2014 Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, one of the largest coloproctology meetings in the world.  Dr. Albert participated as part of the international panel of speakers, presenting videos and recent breakthroughs in transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME).