Surgery

Soft Tissue Surgery I

held

 

Vienna / Austria

02.10.2023

17.10.2023 – 20.10.2023

EURO 3.150.-*

EURO 3.050.-*(early registration deadline: 02.05.2023)

* 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:

Univ. Prof. Dr. Guillaume Chanoit DECVS, DACVS (FR)

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)

Monday, 02/10/2023 – Course introduction/Explanation

08:30 – 09:00 Welcome & Introduction
7 hours of Recorded Webinars on Surgical Methods from Course Masters:
Fergus Allerton, Gilles Dupré, Laurent Findji, Attilio Rocchi, Eva Eberspächer-Schweda
• Surgical site infections
• Instrument and tissue handling techniques
• Patient, surgeon, OP room preparation
• Disinfection / Sterilisation methods
• Hemostasis, hemostatic devices
• Suture material and suture techniques
• Abdominal wall anatomy, approaches, closure and biopsies

Tuesday, 17/10/2023 – Lectures and Dry Lab

08:30 – 09:00 Local welcome
09:00 – 10:45 Basic knowledge in gastrointestinal surgery: anatomy, surgery
Particularities of large intestines and large intestines surgical diseases
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:45 Debriefing from webinars with casus cases
12:45 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 14:30 Use of omentum and abdominal hernias
14:30 – 15:00 The fast splenectomy
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Dry labs on suture and ligature techniques
17:00 – … Debriefing
17:30 – 19:00 Ice breaker

Wednesday, 18/10/2023 – Wet labs

08:30 – 09:00 Introduction
09:00 – 10:30 Laparotomy, abdominal exploration
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Use of omentum, lengthening techniques
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 15:00 Entero and enterectomies
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Fast splenectomy and more
17:30 – … Debriefing

Thursday, 19/10/2023 - Lectures and wrap-up session

08:30 – 09:30 Nutritional needs of the surgical patient
09:30 – 10:30 Gastric dilatation volvulus
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 The septic peritonitis
12:30 – 13:00 Introduction to minimally-invasive surgery
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 16:00 Pain management in abdominal surgery (online)
16:00 – 18:00 Debriefing, wrap-up session
19:00 Social Dinner

Friday, 20/10/2023 – Wet labs

08:30 – 09:00 Introduction
09:00 – 10:30 Feeding tubes placement / Laparotomy
Abdominal exploration/ Advanced dissections (pancreas, adrenals…)
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 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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