Surgery

Soft Tissue Surgery I

held

 

Vienna / Austria

20.03.2024

5.04.2024 – 8.04.2024

EURO 3.300.-*

EURO 3.200.-*(early registration deadline: 15.11.2023)

* eLibrary access is included in the course fee

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Program Director/
Principal Course Master:

Univ. Prof. Dr. Gilles Dupré Dipl. ECVS (FR)

Course Masters:

Dr. Gabriele Gradner Dipl. ECVS (AT)
Dr. Nikola Katic Dipl. ECVS (AT)

Course Instructor:

Dr. Ruta Noreikaite (LT)

Webinars:

Dr. Fergus Allerton, DECVIM (UK)
Dr. Laurent Findji, DECVS (UK)
Dr. Attilio Rocchi, DECVA (AT)
Dr. Roxana Merca, DECVS (AT)
Dr. Stephanie Handl, DECVCN (AT)

Course Overview

This course focuses on the basic principles of surgery, tissue handling, knotting techniques and general abdominal and gastro-intestinal surgery.

Learning Outcomes: At the end of the course, participants 1) shall be able to apply atraumatic surgery principles on all occasions, 2) master current abdominal surgeries principles and techniques, 3) have changed paradigm, not trying anymore to know “how” but “why”.

Course program (subject to change)

Wednesday, 20 March 2024: Online Course introduction / Explanation
08:30 – 09:00 Welcome & Introduction

7 hours of Recorded Webinars on Surgical Methods from Soft Tissue Surgery I panel course masters

• Surgical site infections Allerton / Dupré
• Instrument and tissue handling techniques Findji
• Patient, surgeon, OP room preparation Findji
• Disinfection / Sterilisation methods Merca
• Hemostasis, hemostatic devices Findji
• Suture material and suture techniques Findji
• Pain management in abdominal surgery Rocchi
• Nutritional support Handl

Friday, 05 April 2024: Lectures and dry-lab
08:30 – 09:00 Local welcome Dupré
09:00 – 10:00 Abdominal wall anatomy, approaches, closure Dupré
10:00 – 10:30 Abdominal biopsies Gradner
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:15 Basic knowledge in gastrointestinal surgery: anatomy, surgery Dupré
12:15 – 13:00 Gastric Dilatation Volvulus Gradner
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:30 Use of omentum Dupré
14:30 – 15:00 Splenectomy and fast splenectomy Gradner
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:30 Dry labs on suture and ligature techniques Dupré / Gradner / Noreikaite
17:30 – 19:00 Ice breaker
Saturday, 06 April 2024: Practical exercises on dogs (Dupré, Gradner, Noreikaite)
08:30 – 09:00 Introduction
09:00 – 10:30 Laparotomy / Abdominal exploration
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Abdominal biopsies, splenectomy
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 15:30 Enterotomies, gastropexies
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30 Resection anastomosis
Sunday, 07 April 2024: Lectures and wrap-up session
08:30 – 09:15 Abdominal congenital and traumatic hernias Katic
09:15 – 10:30 How to place feeding tubes Dupré
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:15 Particularities of large intestines and large intestines surgical diseases Katic
12:15 – 13:00 Casus work-up
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 The septic peritonitis Findji
15:00 – 15:30 Introduction to minimally-invasive surgery Dupré
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:45 Debriefing casus case and wrap-up
19:00 Social Dinner
Monday, 08 April 2024: Practical exercises on cats (Dupré, Findji, Noreikaite)
08:30 – 09:00 Introduction
09:00 – 10:30 Feeding tubes placement / Abdominal exploration
Advanced dissections (pancreas, adrenals, aorta…) / Omentum lenghthening
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Serosal patch / Enteroplication
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 15:00 Fast splenectomy / Gastropexy, jejunal grafts / Colectomy
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 More…
17:00 – … Debriefing and farewell

Course location

thv – International Training Center for Human & Veterinary Medicine Bergmillergasse 5, Stiege 2, Top 3, 1140 Vienna, Austria

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