SASES LAPCHOLE, APPENDICECTOMY AND SUTURING COURSE

Event Description

POSTPONED

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. The course will be suitable for both Specialists with  a lot of experience in Laparoscopic Surgery and especially Registrars.

Attendance at one of the SASES LapChole Courses is a pre-requisite for attending the SASES Advanced Laparoscopic Training Course later this 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

DAY 1:

08:00 Registration

08:30 Welcome

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

Laparoscopic Appendicectomy

11:00 Tea

11:30 Practical exercises

Camera navigation

Hand-eye co-ordination

Bi-manual co-ordination

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Cholecystectomy (Porcine Model)

15:00 Tea

15:30 Cholecystectomy (Porcine Model) When to convert

Day 2:

8:00 Registration

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

Anastomosis

REGISTER BELOW

If you would like to take part in the SASES LapChole, Appedicectomy and Suturing Course, please fill in your details in the Registration Form below and you will be automatically registered. Event registration must be completed at least seven (21) days prior to the event.

SASES LAPCHOLE, APPENDICECTOMY AND SUTURING COURSE

SASES LAPCHOLE, APPENDICECTOMY AND SUTURING COURSE