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Intermediate Skills for Laparoscopic Surgeons 2017

Cuschieri Skills Centre / Ninewells Hospital and Medical School * | Dundee, UK
From 925 to 925 GBP
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Title: Intermediate Skills for Laparoscopic Surgeons 2017
Specialty: General Surgery
Dates: From Jun, 19, 2017 to Jun, 21, 2017
Location: Dundee, UK
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 925 to 925 GBP
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Cuschieri Skills Centre / Ninewells Hospital and Medical School *

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A 3 day, practical course providing laboratory based practice of intermediate laparoscopic skills, aimed at surgical trainees (SPR) with some prior experience of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal, allowing easy exchange of ideas and experiences.


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

TEP hernia repair (anatomy and practical)

Repair of incisional hernia

Repair of perforated duodenal ulcer

Laparoscopic stapled Gastroenterostomy


Learning Outcomes

At the end of this practical training course you should be able to:

Explain the techniques necessary to overcome the visual demands in laparoscopic surgery

Demonstrate effective equipment and instrument positioning using ergonomic principles

Utilise  exracorporeal knot-tying technique for ligation in continuity

Demonstrate optimal bite placement and knot tying technique during laparoscopic tissue approximation

Demonstrate safe stapling technique

Utilise protack fixation device safely

Demonstrate safe and accurate handling mesh

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Cuschieri Skills Centre

University of Dundee, Level 5, Ninewells Hospital

Dundee City, Scotland, United Kingdom

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