Laparoscopy in Newborns,
Infants & Children Advanced Course

2022, April 28 - 30
1. Course Registration
1980 €
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COURSE OBJECTIVES

- to cover a broad spectrum of surgical procedures in pediatric surgery
- to provide indications for surgical treatment and discuss operative complications
- to highlight technicalities of surgical interventions through the broadcasting of videos
- to allow discussion between the experts and the surgeon trainees
- to provide hands-on sessions to improve skills in laparoscopic surgery through practice on live tissue under expert tutorial
- to describe postoperative clinical results and practical applications of evidence-based clinical medicine

COURSE DIRECTOR

F. Becmeur (F) - A. Bonnard (F)

INVITED FACULTY LIST

F. Chiarenza (IT) - P. De Coppi (UK) - J. Correia Pinto (PT) - E. De Mattos e Silva (BR) - Z. Dokumcu (TR) - J. Dingenman (DE) - C. Esposito (IT) - A. Garcia Vazquez (SP) - C. Gomes-Ferreira (LU) - S. Irtan (FR) - A. Lehn (FR) - M. Lindeboom (NL) - R. Moog (FR) - M. Mendoza-Sagaon (CH) - D. Patkowski (PL) - S. Perretta (IT) - P. Philippe (LU) - I. Talon (FR)



THURSDAY APRIL 28

07.45 am Registration

08.00 am Registration and welcoming of participants

THEORETICAL SESSION

ESOPHAGO-GASTRIC SURGERY
× Laparoscopic treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux
× Achalasia

SPLENECTOMIES
× Total splenectomies
× Partial splenectomies
× Impalpable testis...

BILIARY TREE
× Cholecystectomy
× Choledochal cyst

MISCELLANEOUS
× Necrotizing enterocolitis
× Pancreatic surgery
× Rectal prolapse
× Bariatric surgery

01.15 pm Lunch at the Institute

02.00 pm EXPERIMENTAL LABORATORY - PRACTICE ON LIVE TISSUE (Mini-pigs)

LAPAROSCOPY
× NISSEN procedure
× Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunal anastomosis
× Gastro-jejunostomy
× Nephrectomy
× Cholecystectomy
× Splenectomy
× Small bowel anastomosis
× Pancreatectomy

THORACOSCOPY
× Pericardial window
× Esophageal resection and anastomosis
× Lung resection
× Diaphragmatic hernia repair

Each surgical procedure could be performed step by step with the following didactic outlook:
1. Ergonomics and installation
2. Introduction and positioning of trocars
3. Creation of a working space in the abdomen, the chest, the retroperitoneum
4. Instruments and energy applying systems
5. Dissection
6. Suturing and knotting

06.30 pm End of session
Evening free

FRIDAY APRIL 29

07.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

08.00 amTHEORETICAL SESSION

ABDOMEN
× Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
× Small bowel volvulus in case of malrotation
× Duodenal atresia
× Anorectal malformations
× Hirschprung's disease

THORAX
× Esophageal atresia
× Lung resection
× Diaphragmatic hernias
× Morgagni-Larrey hernias

MISCELLANEOUS
× Pericardial window
× Vascular ring abnormalities
× Tumor and MIS, how far can we go?

01.15 pm Lunch at the Institute

02.00 pm EXPERIMENTAL LABORATORY - PRACTICE ON LIVE TISSUE (Mini-pigs)

LAPAROSCOPY
× NISSEN procedure
× Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunal anastomosis
× Gastro-jejunostomy
× Nephrectomy
× Cholecystectomy
× Splenectomy
× Small bowel anastomosis
× Pancreatectomy

THORACOSCOPY
× Pericardial window
× Esophageal resection and anastomosis
× Lung resection
× Diaphragmatic hernia repair

06.30 pm End of session

08.00 pm Dinner in honor of participants

SATURDAY APRIL 30

07.45 am Evaluation of the previous day

08.00 am
EXPERIMENTAL LABORATORY - PRACTICE ON LIVE TISSUE (Mini-pigs)

LAPAROSCOPY
× NISSEN procedure
× Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunal anastomosis
× Gastro-jejunostomy
× Nephrectomy
× Cholecystectomy
× Splenectomy
× Small bowel anastomosis
× Pancreatectomy

THORACOSCOPY
× Pericardial window
× Esophageal resection and anastomosis
× Lung resection
× Diaphragmatic hernia repair

12.45 pm End of the seminar
Delivery of certificates of attendance

12.50 pm Lunch-Buffet at the Institute
Programme may be subject to modifications