Surgery

Soft Tissue Surgery I

held

 

Bratislava / Slovakia

28.11.2023

12.12.2023 – 15.12.2023

EURO 3.150.-*

EURO 3.050.-*(early registration deadline: 08.08.2023)

* 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. Roxana Merca, Dipl. ECVS (AT)

Instructor:

Dr. Ruta Noreikaite (LT)

Webinars:

Dr. Fergus Allerton, DECVIM (UK); Dr. Laurent Findji, DECVS (UK);
Dr. Attilio Rocchi, DECVA (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)

Tuesday, 28/11/2023 – 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
• Abdominal wall anatomy, approaches, closure and biopsies Rocchi

Tuesday, 12/12/2023 – 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 Merca
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Basic knowledge in gastrointestinal surgery: anatomy, surgery Dupré
12:30 – 13:00 Particularities of large intestines and large intestines surgical diseases Merca
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:30 Use of omentum Dupré
14:30 – 15:00 Splenectomy and fast splenectomy Merca
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:30 Dry labs on suture and ligature techniques Dupré / Merca / Noreikaite
17:00 – … Debriefing
17:30 – 19:00 Ice breaker

Wednesday, 13/12/2023 – Practical excercises

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
17:30 – … Debriefing

Thursday, 14/12/2023 - Lectures and wrap-up session

08:30 – 09:15 Abdominal congenital and traumatic hernias Gradner
09:15 – 10:30 Nutritional needs of the surgical patient Dupré
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Gastric dilatation volvulus Gradner
12:30 – 13:00 Casus work-up
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 The septic peritonitis Gradner
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

Friday, 15/12/2023 – Practical exercises

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

Upskill.vet s.r.o. Gorekho 3, 811 01 Bratislava, Slovakia

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