September 08, 2005 07:15 ET

Reminder - Presents: Cutting-Edge Techniques in Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery -- A Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication With Dr. Steven Rothenberg Presented by Karl Storz


Live Interactive Webcast September 8th at 3:00 pm MDT (5:00 pm EDT)

CULVER CITY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 8, 2005 -- Karl Storz Endoscopy’s dedication to education and training in pediatric minimally invasive surgery goes live on your computer with a series of interactive Internet webcasts. This series is available to all residents, pediatric fellows, pediatric focused professional organizations (AAP, APSA, IPEG, PAPS) and others through a simple registration process. Register now at to sign up for the first webcast, a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication on September 8, 2005 at 3:00 pm MDT (5:00 pm EDT). You will receive an email reminder a few days before the program. During the live webcast, viewers will be able to send email questions or comments directly to Dr. Steven Rothenberg in the OR.

Dr Rothenberg is the Chief of Pediatric Surgery at The Mother and Child Hospital at P/SL in Denver, Co. and an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Colorado. He is a world leader in the field of endoscopic surgery in infants and children and has pioneered many of the procedures using minimally invasive techniques.

Dr Rothenberg was one of the founding members of the International Pediatric Surgical Group (IPEG) and is its recent past-president. He is also the Chair of the Pediatric Committee and on the Board of Directors for SAGES (The Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons). He has authored over 100 publications on minimally invasive surgery in children and has given over 200 lectures on the subject nationally and internationally. He is also an editor for Pediatric Endosurgery and Innovative Techniques.

Other live surgery webcasts in the series will occur on these dates:

* September 8, 2005 Live – Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

* October 6, 2005 Live – Video Assisted Thoracoscopy Lung Resection

* November 3, 2005 Live – Imperforate Anus Pull-Through Procedure

Visit to view a program preview. A VNR is available at

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