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  • FEE INCLUDES
  • LECTURES AND ANIMAL LAB
  • NT$25,000 NTD

    Equivalent $900 USD

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  • NO EARLY BOOKING / DISCOUNT
  • FEE INCLUDES
  • Theoretical teaching and workshop Coffee breaks and lunches One evening meal (One congress dinner) Shuttle bus service provided (Daily from-and-to hotel and IRCAD)
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INTRODUCTION

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course each student should be able to:
✔ Safety introduce and pick up a 3/8ths curved needle in an appropriate position to make a bite through tissue
✔ Handle the needle to quickly adjust to desired angles
✔ Pass a needle and suture through tissues at suitable depth, angle, and distance for interrupted and continuous suturing
✔ Tie a safe laparoscopic Surgeon's knot
✔ Create a laparoscopic tumbled square knot
✔ Demonstrate continuous suturing, maintaining tension and completing the suture line safely
✔ Be able to apply the techniques to various clinical situateions, such as bariatric surgery, hepato pancreasbiliary surgery, or colorectal surgery

Cancellation Policy
Free Cancellation until 45 days Prior to the course starting date, otherwise we will charge you a cancellation fee in the following:
Prior to course starting date : Cancellation fee
45 days (including) and more : 100% Refund
31 days (including) - 44 days : 75% Refund
15 days (including) - 30 days : 50% Refund
0 days (including) - 14 days : No Refund

COURSE DIRECTOR

PROGRAMME

1st Friday October 15

Day 1

00:00 AM

08:00 AM

Registration

08:20 AM

Welcome to Participants & Introduction of the Faculty

08:40 AM

Needle manipulation techniques and theory (video conference)

09:05 AM

Theory and geometry of the laparoscopic stitch (video conference)

09:30 AM

Port placement & ergonomic considerations for laparoscopic suturing

09:55 AM

Extra corporeal knotting techniques and Roeder's knot

10:20 AM

How to practice for efficient training for laparoscopic suturing

10:45 AM

Coffee Break

11:00 AM

    HANDS-ON SESSION - Dry box (2 hours) One participant per station
  • Warm up (5 min)
  • ⚫ Pre-test (10 min)
  • ⚫ Picking up of needle (10 min)
  • ➢ Press-down technique
  • ➢ Lift string technique
  • ➢ Pronation technique
  • ⚫ Adjustment of needle angles (20 min)
  • ➢ Dancing needle technique
  • ➢ One hand manipulation
  • ➢ Two hand technique
  • ⚫ Driving through the needles right hand/left hand (10 min /10 min)
  • ⚫ Pulley method (5 min)
  • ⚫ Knot tying (20 min)
  • ➢ Near short end
  • ➢ Make long end parallel to needle holder
  • ➢ Right hand only rotation
  • ➢ Proper tightening of knot
  • ➢ Continuous knot formation

01:00 PM

Lunch

02:00 PM

    HANDS-ON SESSION - Dry box (3.5 hours) One participant per station
  • Knot tying-continue from morning (30 min)
  • ⚫ Slip knot (20 min)
  • ⚫ Extracorporeal suture (10 min)
  • ⚫ Roeder’s knot (10 min)
  • ⚫ Continuous suture (30 min)
  • ⚫ Left hand suture (10 min)
  • ⚫ Extreme wheel suture (30 min)
  • ⚫ Baseball stitch (20 min)
  • ⚫ Glove stitch (30 min)
  • ⚫ Back hand stitch (20 min)

05:30 PM

Debriefing

06:00 PM

END OF THE DAY

2nd Saturday October 16

Day 2

00:00 AM

08:30 AM

Gastrojejunostomy and Jejunojejunostomy (video conference)

08:55 AM

Choledochojejunostomy and Pancreaticojejunostomy

09:20 AM

TBD

09:45 AM

Partnering with Medtronic – Suture

10:10 AM

Coffee Break

10:30 AM

    HANDS-ON SESSION – Ex-vivo porcine tissue practice (2 hours) Two participants per station
  • Closure of gastrostomy
  • Jejunojejunostomy

12:30 PM

Lunch Break

01:30 PM

    HANDS-ON SESSION – Ex-vivo porcine tissue practice (4 hours) Two participants per station
  • ⚫ Gastrojejunostomy (60 min)
  • ⚫ Jejunojejunostomy (60 min)
  • ⚫ T-tube placement and suturing of CBD (30 min)
  • ⚫ Choledochojejunostomy (45 min)
  • ⚫ Pancreaticojejunostomy (45 min)

05:30 PM

END OF THE DAY

3rd Sunday October 17

Day 3

00:00 AM

08:30 AM

Prelab: Description of the procedures to be performed (at 1F Auditorium)

09:00 AM

    HANDS-ON SESSION – Live animal practice (3 hou rs) Two participants per station
  • ⚫ Cholecystectomy
  • ⚫ Small bowel resection and anastomosis
  • ⚫ Gastrojejunostomy
  • ⚫ Nissen Fundoplication
  • ⚫ Gastrectomy
  • ⚫ Splenectomy

12:30 PM

Lunch

01:30 PM

Prelab: Description of the procedures to be performed (at 3F Lab)

02:00 PM

    HANDS-ON SESSION – Live animal practice (3 hours) Two participants per station
  • ⚫ TAPP hernia repair
  • ⚫ Common Bile Duct Exploration and T-tube insertion
  • ⚫ Dissection of Hepatic pedicle
  • ⚫ Roux-en-Y Hepaticojejunostomy
  • ⚫ Nephrectomy

05:00 PM

END OF THE SESSION