Soft Tissue Surgery I



Combined course

04.01.2021 – 08.01.2021

09.09.2021 – 10.09.2021

EURO 2.650.-

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5
The order of the lectures can be subject to slight changes
Group work and interactive sessions are included in the time frame; Some work assignments might be given additionally.
All practicals will be held during a 2 days session. It will be preceded by a short online refreshment of your knowledge

Course program (online live sessions)

Monday, 04/01 – Surgical methods
08:30 – 09:00
Course Introduction
09:00– 13:00
Surgical Site Infections
Disinfection/Sterilisation Methods
Patient, Surgeon, OP Room Preparation
Instrument and Tissue Handling Techniques
Suture Material and Suture Techniques Hemostasis, Hemostatic Devices
Tuesday, 05/01 – Abdomen 1
09:00 – 13:00
Abdominal Wall Anatomy, Approaches and Closure
Abdominal biopsies
Basic Knowledge in Gastro-Intestinal Surgery: Anatomy, Surgery
Particularities of Large Intestines
Wednesday 06/01 – Abdomen 2
09:00 – 13:00
Use of Omentum in surgery
Abdominal Hernias
The Fast Splenectomy
Gastric Dilatation Volvulus
Clinical cases and group work
Thursday, 07/01
09:00 – 13:00
Nutritional needs of the Surgical Patient
Placement of feeding tubes
The Septic Peritonitis and abdominal drainage
Clinical cases and group work
Friday 08/01 – Pain management and varia
Pain management in abdominal surgery
Introduction to Minimally-Invasive Surgery Discussion and course closure

Practical sessions

Lisbon/PT, 09-10 September 2021

  • Dry Lab: Suture and ligature Techniques
  • Wet Labs:
    • Abdominal opening, exploration and closure
    • Gastric and intestinal surgeries
    • Feeding tubes placements, abdominal biopsies
    • Omental uses, Splenectomy, Gastropexy
    • More advanced intra-abdominal procedures