Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT)

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT)

Programme - 14 March 2019

Course Director: April Camilla Roslani

Moderator: Ang Chin-Wee


  • Frank A. Giordano
  • Matthias Benker
  • Ho Gwo Fuang
  • Khong Tak Loon
  • Mohammad Nazri Md Shah
  • Teoh Kean Hooi
  • Azleen Mohd Zain
  • Norhayati Hashim       
  • Nora Abdul Aziz

Local Organizing Committee:

  • Nora Abdul Aziz (Co-ordinator)
  • Lim Hiong Chin


Course Objectives

  • Understand basic principles and indications for IORT in Rectal Cancer
  • Certification for implementation of IORT services in their own setting
  • Awareness of safety measures in handling of IORT service to protect patients and staff


Participant Criteria

Participants should have interest and experience in managing locally advanced/recurrent rectal cancers.
They may include the following :

  1. Surgeons
  2. Oncologists
  3. Physicists
  4. Specialised Nursing Staff


Target Procedure

IORT application during radical resection for locally advanced or recurrent rectal cancer


Time Session

0900 - 1000


1000 - 1015

Introduction and Welcoming Speech

1015 - 1020

Case Presentation - ACW

1020 - 1040

IORT Basic Concepts
- Frank A. Giordano

1040 - 1100

- Azleen Mohd Zain

1100 - 1120

Indications and evidence for IORT in colorectal cancer
- Frank A Giordano

1120 - 1140

Dose Limitations in Colorectal Cancer
- Frank A Giordano

1140 - 1200

Tea Break

1200 - 1300

Implementing IORT in your practice (10 minutes each speaker)

  • Surgical Team Considerations
    - Ang Chin Wee
  • Oncological Considerations
    - Ho Gwo Fuang
  • System Consideration
    - Azleen Mohd Zain
  • OT Set-up
    Norhayati Hashim
  • Training opportunities to set up IORT service in your centre
    - Matthias Benker

1300 - 1400

Lunch Break

1400 - 1500

Case Discussion - Multidisciplinary Panel

  • Surgery
    - Ang Chin Wee
  • Oncology
    - Ho Gwo Fuang and Frank A Giordano
  • Radiology
    - Mohammed Nazri Md Shah
  • Pathology
    - Teo Kean Hooi

1500 - 1730

Live Hands-on IORT System Application
Sterile Draping IORT System
Probe/Sizer Selection
Placement and Application of IORT


Registration Fee

Malaysian Delegate

MYR 200

Precongress Registration (Malaysian Delegates)

International Delegate

USD 200

Precongress Registration (Overseas Delegates)



University Malaya Medical Centre
Lembah Pantai,
59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur





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Organised By

Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons

Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology

Supported By

Ministry of Tourism & Culture Malaysia

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau

Tourism Malaysia

Malaysian Oncological Society

Malaysian Enterostomal Therapy Nurses Association

Malaysian Ostomy Association

Colorectal Cancer Survivorship Society Malaysia

M&T Network Consultancy



Platinum Sponsor

Servier Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Silver Sponsors

Johnson & Johnson Medical Malaysia



Abbott Laboratories


Biolitec AG

Carl Zeiss


Coloplast A/S

ConvaTec Sdn Bhd


Karl Storz

Lap Tech Medical Sdn Bhd

Medi-Life (M) Sdn Bhd

Merck Sdn Bhd

Meril Endo Surgery Pvt Ltd

M&T Network Consultancy

Olympus(M) Sdn Bhd

Pfizer (M) Sdn Bhd

Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Smith & Nephew

Sony South East Asia

Sunway Medical Centre

Transmedic Healthcare Sdn Bhd

Tripartite Colorectal Meeting 2020

UMMI Surgical Sdn Bhd

WSM Medic Sdn Bhd