SASES LAPCHOLE, APPENDICECTOMY AND SUTURING COURSE 28th & 29th October 2021
Medical Officers R2600, Registrars R2800, SASES members R3000, Specialists R3300SASES LAPCHOLE, APPENDICECTOMY AND SUTURING COURSE
The purpose of this course is to take a deeper look at the complications that are still common in Laparoscopy and ways at preventing them. A segment of the course will also focus on Laparoscopic Suturing Techniques. This course will be suitable for both Medical Officers, Registrars and Specialists that wish to refresh their skills.
Attendance at one of the SASES LapChole Courses is a pre-requisite for attending the SASES Advanced Laparoscopic Training Course next year.
Faculty: Prof Alp Numanoglu, Dr Marc Bernon, Dr Christo Kloppers & Dr Bernie Maree, Mr Dirk von Delft
Surgical Skills Training Centre, 6th Floor ICH Building, Red Cross Children’s Hospital, Rondebosch
Principles of Laparoscopy
Energy Sources – what to use when and the function of each of the available energy devices
Ergonomics in MAS
Anatomy of Bile Ducts
Avoiding bile duct injuries
11:30 Practical exercises
13:00 Cholecystectomy (Porcine Model)
15:30 Cholecystectomy (Porcine Model) When to convert
On jig with rope
Anatomy of a knot: Reef, granny, surgeon’s knot converting a reef knot to a sliding knot
Tying a knot using two needle holders.
Specific attention to C-loop
Converting a reef knot to a sliding knot and locking back with needle holders
10.30 – 10.45: Tea
Suturing stage 1: Inserting the needle into peritoneal cavity
Suturing stage 2: Grasping and positioning the needle in the needleholder: 5 methods
Suturing stage 3: Inserting the needle and pulling suture through
12.45 – 13.30: Lunch
Practical: Box Trainer
Knotting – Forming C-loop – Reef knot
Capsizing and relocking
15h00 – Tea
Practical: Porcine Bowel
Intermittent and continuous suturing
If you would like to take part in the SASES LapChole, Appendicectomy and Suturing Course, please fill in your details in the Registration Form below and you will be automatically registered. Event registration must be completed by 30 September 2021.