Surgery

Soft Tissue Surgery – Laparoscopy

registration open

Cluj-Napoca/Romania

13.09.2021 – 17.09.2021

EURO 3.600.-

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. Bart Van Gœthem Dipl.ECVS (AT)

Course Overview

The ESAVS Soft Tissue Surgery – Laparoscopy course is dedicated to experienced practitioners, diplomates, residents and faculty members wishing to start with laparoscopic surgery. A strong focus will be made on practical exercises with dry labs on models and ex-vivo organs and wet labs on dogs’ cadavers, anesthetized pigs and finally real surgery on dogs.
All procedures on anesthetized animal will respect the most advanced animal welfare guidelines. The dogs will be brought back to where they belong (shelters or owners).

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, participants 1) Shall have a profound knowledge on the pros and cons of mini-invasive surgery and the most common indications 2) Shall be able to plan and organize a mini-invasive setting in their clinic 3) shall be able to perform at least most common elective surgeries.

Course program (Subject to change)

Monday, 13/09/2021
08:30 – 09:00 Welcome, Introduction and Learning Outcomes
09:00 – 09:20 History and Recent Developments
09:20 – 10:00 The Endoscopic Tower and Basic Endoscopic Instrumentation
10:00 – 10:30 Advanced Endoscopic Instrumentation: Staplers, Tissue Fusion Technology
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:20 Strategic Organization: Room, Patient
11:20 – 11:45 How to Place Ports in Laparoscopic Surgery: The Triangulation Principles
11:45 – 12:15 The Psychomotor Skills and Training in Mini-Invasive Surgery
12:15 – 13:00 Capnoperitoneum and Alternatives
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break:
14:00 – 17:00 Dry Lab: Training in Basic Mini-Invasive Surgery Skills: Tower Construction,
Basic Hand-Skills, Basic Mistels Training Tasks 1-2, Extra-Corporeal Knot Tying,
Mistels Task 3, Basic Intra-Corporeal Knot Tying, Contest on Basic Laparoscopic Tasks
Tuesday, 14/09/2021
09:00 – 09:30 How to Enter the Abdomen
09:30 – 10:00 Laparoscopic Exploration and Biopsies
10:00 – 10:30 Single-Port Devices
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break:
11:00 – 12:00 The Laparoscopic Spay
12:00 – 12:30 The Laparoscopic Cryptorchiectomy
12:30 – 13:00 The Laparoscopic Ovariohysterectomy
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 17:00 Ex Vivo Lab: Training in Basic Mini-Invasive Surgery Skills
Liver Biopsies, Ligasure Training, Ligature Training Cholecystectomy,
Contest On Cholecystectomy Laparoscopic Tasks
Wednesday, 15/09/2021
09:00 – 09:30 Lap-Ass. and Full Laparoscopic Gastropexy
09:30 – 10:00 Lap-Ass. Cystotomy
10:00 – 10:15 Lap-Ass. Digestive Surgery
10:15 – 10:30 Peritoneal Catheter and Drainage
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break:
11:00 – 11:30 Cholecystectomy
11:30 – 12:00 Adrenalectomy
12:00 – 13:00 Nephrectomy and Other
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break:
14:00 – 17:00 Post-Mortem Lab / Dogs: Laparoscopic Surgery – Exploration, Biopsies, Ove/Ovh,
Cholecystectomy, Optional: Nephrectomy/Adrenalectomy, Lap-Ass. Gastopexy
Thursday, 16/09/2021
09:00 – 10:30 Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Procedures
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 In Vivo Lab / Pigs: Exploration, Biopsies, Ove/Ovh
13:00 – 14:00 Local Lunch Break
14:00 – 17:00 In Vivo Lab / Pigs: Cholecystectomy, Adrenalectomy, Nephrectomy
Friday, 17/09/2021
09:00 – 13:00 Live surgeries Dogs: Laparoscopic Ovariectomy
10:00 – 13:30 Minimally-Invasive Surgery Complications (interactive)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30 Wrap-Up Session and farewell

Course location

Center of practical skills and simulation in medicine of University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napca, Romania