Intermediate Skills for Laparoscopic Surgeons

18 Jun '18

18 - 20 June 2018
Cuschieri Skills Centre, University of Dundee
Level 5, Ninewells Hospital DUNDEE, DD1 9SY

The course provides

• Pre course online learning materials
• Maximum laboratory time
• Use of virtual reality simulators
• personal tuition and feedback
• self paced and flexible programme
• expert sessions in laparoscopic surgery
• opportunity to view different applications
• maximum of twenty participants

The course will cover (lectures and hands-on practices)

  • Ergnonomics in laparoscopic surgery
  • Difficult access techniques and adhesiolysis
  • Extracorporeal knot-tying technique
  • Laparoscopic suturing and intracorporeal knot tying
  • Tumbled square knot
  • Free laparoscopic suturing exercise
  • Prevention of laparoscopic bile duct injuries
  • Intraoperative cholangiography, primary closure of CBD or  ‘T’ tube insertion
  • Hiatial repair using tumbled square knot
  • Repair of incisional hernia
  • Repair of perforated duodenal ulcer
  • Laparoscopic stapled Gastroenterostomy

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