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Advanced Techniques in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery
ENDOMETRIOSIS
Current Techniques in Endometriosis Treatment
PROLAPSE
Prolapse Surgery - Vaginal & Laparoscopic Routes, Native Tissue Versus Mesh Repair

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Offline registration

Download registration form and send it by email
to fk@ircad.fr or by fax +33 3 88 11 90 28
CONTACT US       BY EMAIL       BY PHONE: +33 3 88 11 90 59

Offline registration

Download registration form and send it by email
to fk@ircad.fr or by fax +33 3 88 11 90 28
CONTACT US       BY EMAIL       BY PHONE: +33 3 88 11 90 59
Cancellation policies

Depending on the course
 

Gynecological Surgery Courses

Gynecological Surgery Course - Current Techniques in Endometriosis Treatment

Gynecological Surgery Course - Prolapse Surgery - Vaginal & Laparoscopic Routes, Native Tissue Versus Mesh Repair

Gynecological Surgery Course - Advanced Techniques in Laparoscopic Gynecological Surgery


COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To provide the basic skills required for good progress in clinical laparoscopic practice
  •  To describe the technical steps, which are used for advanced laparoscopic procedures
  •  To describe results and potential complications, and how to prevent them
  •  Hands on sessions in order to give participants the technical capacity to improve their skills (according to the option)

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants
  • Live operative demonstrations (according to the course)
  • Hands-on training on live tissue (mini-pigs), anatomical specimen, pelvic trainers or hysteroscopy models (according to the course)

TARGET AUDIENCE

Laparoscopic gynecological surgeons

Please select a date

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To review the different options for pathophysiology
  • To understand the different classifications and their limits
  • To be able to refer the patients who need bowel resection
  • To know the guidelines for ablation of severe endometriosis
  • To understand the complications, their management and prevention
  • To know the prognosis and the postoperative management

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Live operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on live tissue (mini-pigs) - option B only
  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants


COURSE DIRECTOR

A. WATTIEZ (F)

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  •  To review the pathophysiology of the urogenital prolapse
  •  To learn about the actual preoperative work-up
  •  To review all the current laparoscopic techniques available
  • To know about current vaginal techniques
  • To learn the results and compare the laparoscopic and vaginal ways
  • To practice the basics of dissection and to master suturing techniques
  • To learn all the operative maneuvers in both global and specific approaches in pelvic floor disorders

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Live operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on live tissue (mini-pigs) and pelvic trainers
  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants

COURSE DIRECTOR

A. Wattiez F.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To provide the basic skills required for good progress in clinical laparoscopic practice
  • To describe the technical steps used for advanced laparoscopic procedures
  • To describe results and potential complications, and how to prevent them
  • To practice on live tissue in order to give participants the technical tools to improve their practice

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Live operative demonstrations
  • Practical training on live tissue (mini-pigs)
  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants

COURSE DIRECTOR

A. Wattiez F.

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2020

8.15 AM > Registration and welcoming of participants

FOR OPTION A  AND B 8.30 AM Theoretical session
• Anatomy
• General diagnostic strategies
>> Ultrasonography
>>MRI
>> Contrast enema
>> New diagnostic tools
• Preoperative strategies
>>Medical therapy
>> Patient preparation
>> Field organization

1.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM
FOR OPTION A
“Surgical Tips and Tricks” Videos commented by the Faculty
>>Discussion around short presentations of difficult or particular cases, pitfalls and technical details through pre-recorded operative demonstrations

4.00 PM > End of session (option A)


FOR OPTION B
Training session on live tissue (mini-pigs)
• Basic principles of laparoscopy
• Dissection of retroperitoneal spaces
• Vascular dissection, experimental injuries and repair

6.15 PM > End of session (option B)

8.00 PM > Dinner in honor of participants

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2020

8.15 AM > Evaluation of the previous day

FOR OPTION A  AND B 8.30 AM Keynote Lectures
• Strategies in ovarian endometriosis
>> Techniques for endometriomas
>> Surgery and ovarian reserve
>> Prevention of postoperative adhesions
>> Postoperative treatment and role of IVF

9.30 AM Live operative demonstrations

1.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM

FOR OPTION A “Surgical Tips and Tricks” Videos commented by the Faculty

4.00 PM > End of session / Evening free (option A)

FOR OPTION B Training session on live tissue (mini-pigs)
• Dissection of retroperitoneal spaces
• Nephrectomy and vascular dissection
• Ureter dissection, division and re-anastomosis

6.15 PM > End of session / Evening free (option B)

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

8.15 AM > Evaluation of the previous day

FOR OPTION A  AND B 8.30 AM Theoretical session

• Fertility preservation
• Strategies in deep endometriosis
>> Experiences from different experts

11.00 AM Live operative demonstrations
• Laparoscopic treatment of endometriomas
• Rectovaginal nodules
• Adhesiolysis
• Bowel endometriosis

1.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM Theoretical session

• Outcome and complications
>> Complications of endometriosis surgery
>> Urinary complications
>> Surgical complications
• Debates
>> Infertility and endometriosis:
medical therapy versus surgery
>> Bowel resection: yes or no & when?
>> Ureter endometriosis:
--Extra or Intra
--Re-anastomosis or re-implantation

4.00 PM > End of course / Delivery of certificates of attendance

Program may be subject to modifications

MONDAY OCTOBER 26, 2020

8.15 AM Registration and welcoming of participants

8.30 AM THEORETICAL SESSION
About Prolapse
× Descriptive and functional pelvic anatomy
× Defining anatomy: new insights from imaging
× Laparoscopic anatomical route
× Preoperative work-up: what should be done in all cases

About Laparoscopy
× General considerations in endoscopic surgery
× Room set-up
× Ergonomics
× Laparoscopic suturing

About Vaginal Route
× General considerations in endoscopic surgery
× Room set-up
× Ergonomics

1.00 PM Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM

PRACTICAL SESSION ON PELVIC TRAINER
× Laparoscopic suturing


4.30 PM THEORETICAL SESSION

About Meshes
× Towards the perfect mesh

About Philosophy

6.00 PM End of session


8.00 PM Dinner in honor of the participants

TUESDAY OCTOBER 27, 2020

8.15 AM Evaluation of the previous day

8.30 AM
LIVE OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
× Laparoscopic repair of pelvic prolapse
× Vaginal repair of pelvic prolapse

11.00 AM
THEORETICAL SESSION
× Does the right mesh exist?
× Prosthesis or not in prolapse repair
× Global versus site-specific repair
× Current techniques for stress incontinence
× Comparative and critical review of the results of the different techniques for GSUI

1.00 PM
Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)
× Mesh suturing, stapling and anchoring
× Nephrectomy and vascular dissection
× Ureter dissection, division and re-anastomosis

6.00 PM End of session


Evening free

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 28, 2020

8.15 AM Evaluation of the previous day

8.30 AM THEORETICAL SESSION
× Laparoscopic central cystocele repair: technique and results
× Paravaginal repair: techniques and results
× Laparoscopic rectocele repair: technique and results
× Vaginal approach of pelvic prolapse with meshes
× Place of hysterectomy in pelvic floor disorders treatment

10.00 AM LIVE OPERATIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
× Laparoscopic repair of pelvic prolapse
× Vaginal repair of pelvic prolapse

12.30 PM Lunch at the Institute

1.30 PM TRAINING ON LIVE TISSUE (MINI-PIGS)

5.00 PM End of course
Delivery of certificates of attendance

Program may be subject to modifications

MONDAY DECEMBER 14, 2020

8.15 AM > Registration and welcoming of participants

8.30 AM Theoretical session

>> General considerations in endoscopic surgery
>> Operating room set-up
>> Ergonomics
>> New energies
>> Laparoscopic anatomy revisited
>> Laparoscopic complications: the truth
>> Laparoscopic suturing: theory to load the needle and different knotting techniques

1.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM Training  on live tissue (mini-pigs)

• Dissection in the retroperitoneal space
• Cystotomy and bladder reconstruction
• Lymphadenectomy

6.15 PM > End of session

8.00 PM > Dinner in honor of participants

TUESDAY DECEMBER 15, 2020

8.15 AM > Evaluation of the previous day

8.30 AM Theoretical session
• Laparoscopic myomectomy
>> Technical principles
>> Variation: difficult cases
>> Outcomes
• Oncology
>> Technical principles
>> Variation: difficult cases
>> Outcomes

09.30 AM Live operative demonstrations
• Hysterectomy
• Myomectomy

1.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM Training on live tissue (mini-pigs)

• Nephrectomy
• Simulation of bowel injury and reconstruction
• Micro re-anastomosis of the ureter

6.15 PM > End of session / Evening free

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 16, 2020

8.15 AM > Evaluation of the previous day

8.30 AM Theoretical session
• Endometriosis
>> Laparoscopic treatment of mild and moderate
endometriosis
>> Laparoscopic approach of severe endometriosis
• Prolapse
>> Laparoscopic approach of pelvic prolapse

10.30 AM Live operative demonstrations
• Endometriosis
• Complex adnexal masses

1.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM Theoretical session

• Ovarian masses
>> Laparoscopic management of benign ovarian cysts
>>Management of suspicious masses
>> Role of laparoscopy in ovarian cancer
• Hysterectomy
>> Technical principles
>> Variations: difficult cases
>> Alternative techniques
>> Outcomes
• Complications
>> Entry-related complications
>> Bowel complications
>> Urinary complications
>> Vascular complications

4.00 PM > End of course / Delivery of certificates of attendance
Program may be subject to modifications