SASES “Back to Basics” Master Class – a re look at complications with Laparoscopic Cholecystectomies

Event Description


Faculty : Prof Alp Numanoglu, Dr Marc Bernon and Dr Bernie Maree

       Day 1                                                                  Day2
08:00 Registration  8:00 Registration 
08:30 Welcome  On jig with rope
Principles of Laparoscopy    Anatomy of a knot:Reef, granny, surgeon’s knot converting a reef knot to a sliding knot
Ergonomics in MAS  Tying a knot using two needle holders.
Anatomy of Bile Ducts    Specific attention to C-loop
Avoiding bile duct injuries    Converting a reef knot to a sliding knot and locking back with needle holders
Laparoscopic Appendicectomy  10.30 – 10.45: Tea
10:00 Tea  Suturing stage 1: Inserting the needle into peritoneal cavity
10:30 Practical exercises  Cutting – Moving – Endo-loop placement  Suturing stage 2: Grasping and positioning the needle in the needleholder: 5 methods
12:00 Lunch Suturing stage 3: Inserting the needle and pulling suture through
13:00 Cholecystectomy (Porcine Model) 12.45 – 13.30: Lunch
15:00 Tea Practical: Box Trainer
15:30 Cholecystectomy (Porcine Model) Knotting – Forming C-loop – Reef knot
When to convert

Capsizing and relocking

15h00 – Tea

Practical: Porcine Bowel

Intermittent and continuous suturing