Soft Tissue Surgery III

in progress


Combined course

08.01.2021 – 22.01.2021

11.12.2021 – 12.12.2021

EURO 2.650.-

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 DECVS (FR/AT)

Course Masters:

Dr. Laurent Findji, DECVS (UK)
Dr. Vicky Lipscomb, DECVS (UK)

The order of the lectures is subject to changes
Group work and interactive sessions are included in the time frame; Some work assignments might be given additionally. All practical sessions will be held during a 2 days’ events. It will be preceded by a short online refreshment of your knowledge.

Online sessions 08-09, 22 January 2021

Friday, 8 January 2021 – Surgery of the Urinary Tract
09:00 – 13:00 Surgical anatomy, healing and surgical principles
Urolithiasis: common knowledge and handling
Coffee Break
Fundamentals of urinary surgery
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 18:00 Prostatic disease and surgery
How to treat ureterolithiasis
Coffee Break
Saturday, 9 January 2021 – Surgery of the Urinary Tract
09:00 – 13:00 Urinary incontinence: diagnosis and treatment
Coffee Break
Urinary tract tumors: basic oncologic knowledge
Urinary tract trauma: diagnosis and decision making
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 18:00 Surgical diseases and techniques of the pancreas
Surgical diseases and techniques of the adrenal
Coffee Break
Role of laparoscopy in the treatment of liver, adrenal, pancreas diseases
Friday, 22 January 2021 – Liver/Gallbladder/Pancreas/Adrenal
09:00 – 12:30 Surgical anatomy of the liver and gall bladder
Surgical diseases and techniques for the biliary tract
Coffee Break
Liver tumours and hepatectomies
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 18:00 Liver shunts: the surgeon’s view
Portosystemic shunts. Discussion.
Coffee Break
Clinical cases / Q&A

Practical sessions Cremona / Italy

Practical sessions 11 – 12 December 2021

Cystotomy, ureteral catheterisation, hydroretropulsion, cystorraphy
Placement of a cystostomy tube
Nephrotomy, nephrectomy
Urethrostomy (males)
Colposuspension (females) / urethropexy (males)
Prostatic biopsies and omentalisation

Methodology for portosystemic shunt exploration
Liver biopsies
Liver lobectomies
Extended liver exposure (phrenotomy, paracostal incisions)
Vascular isolation of the liver

Catheterisation/stenting of the common bile duct
Pancreatic biopsies, simple pancreatectomies

Adrenalectomy, vascular isolation and caval venotomy