Program

OPEN AND LAPAROSCOPIC SURGICAL TECHNIQUES

INCLUDING VIRTUAL REALITY TRAINING

In view of the strict limitation of working places and participants, course places will be allocated on a "first come, first serve" basis.
An early registration is recommended. Payment of course fees will be fully reimbursed if participation is not possible because of booked out courses.

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Saturday
07.04.2018

BASIC and INTERMEDIATE Course opening

Pischa/Parsenn
Speakers: P. Vogelbach, B. Weixler, W. Brunner

Joint lecture

Basics in open surgery: suture techniques and materials / Basics in laparoscopy / Electrosurgery

Pischa/Parsenn
Speakers: C. T. Hamel, D. Frey, H. O. ten Cate Hoedemaker
Moderators: P. Vogelbach, N. Senninger

Knot tying and basic suture techniques

Knots / Knotting at depht, instrumental / Continuous suture technique / Posterior wall mattress and continuous / Interrupted anastomosis E-E

Foyer B1
Moderators: W. R. Marti, Ch. Nebiker,

Cholangiography / Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Room Sanada, Room Aspen
Moderators: P. Vogelbach, R. Bumm,

Welcome Reception

Foyer

Course opening Advanced Course Colorectal Module

Pischa/Parsenn
Speakers: P. Vogelbach, W. Brunner, F. Herbst, H. van Goor, M. Schiesser, D. Frey

Lecture I

Pretest / Anatomy & Radiology - what surgeons should know

Pischa/Parsenn
Speakers: H. van Goor, F. Herbst, W. Brunner, O. Buyne

Lunch break

Practical exercises

Trocar placement / Suture techniqes: extracorp & intracorp

Room Sanada
Moderators: W. Brunner, F. Herbst, H. van Goor,

Break

Coffee and sweets (trade exhibition)

Foyer

Diagnostic quiz

Pischa/Parsenn
Speakers: F. Herbst, O. Buyne

Case Discussion I

Diverticulitis / Malignant bowel obstruction

Pischa/Parsenn
Speakers: H. van Goor, A. Shamiyeh, G. Silberhumer, C. Sietses

Course opening Advanced Course Bariatric Module

Pischa/Parsenn
Speakers: P. Vogelbach, W. Brunner, F. Herbst, H. van Goor, M. Schiesser, D. Frey

Lecture I

Introduction / Obesity: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, interdisciplinary assessment and follow up after bariatric surgery / Evolution of bariatric operation techniques

Strela
Speakers: M. Schiesser, R. Peterli, D. Frey

Practical Exercises I

Trocar placement / Suture techniqes: extracorporeal & intracorporeal

Room Aspen
Moderators: U. Pfefferkorn, B. Müller, D. Frey, D. Birk,

Video Session – Clinical Scenarios

Gastric bypass / Gastric sleeve resection / Clinical Scenarios I

Strela
Speakers: M. Schiesser, G. Prager, R. Peterli, B. Müller