Master safe surgical techniques by attending the INTERNATIONAL SURGICAL SKILLS COURSE

We cordially invite you to attend the 2day International Surgical Skills Course that we’re conducting. This hands on training course has been thoughtfully designed to teach you the principles of good practice in,

  • Knot tying
  • Suturing
  • Anastomosis (Open and laparoscopic)
  • Ergonomics for endoscopic surgery
  • Exposure to surgical stapling
  • Advanced energy devices

Also, with a renowned faculty being chosen to take you through the course, we’re sure you’ll master the safe surgical techniques and hone your skills further.

Learning Outcome: Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the use and correct handling of surgical instruments.
  2. Describe the variety of reliable knots, including surgical reef knots, Aberdeen knot and tying at depth.
  3. Demonstrate suturing a variety of tissues, including the bowel and vascular tissue effectively.
  4. Demonstrate basic open and laparoscopic techniques for small bowel, vascular anastomoses and stricturoplasty.
  5. Demonstrate safe practice in minimal access surgery including ergonomics.
  6. Understand the principles of surgical stapling and advanced energy devices.

This course is suitable for Postgraduates pursuing M.S. / M.Ch. in Gastroenterology / Oncology / DNB / General Medicine & Surgeons.

Date: 20th& 21st September, 2018
Venue: Day 1 – MIOT International, Chennai (1st half) & External Training Centre, OMR (2nd half)
Venue: Day 2 – External Training Centre, OMR

Registrations Closed

20th September 21st September
Dr Ravindran Kumeran (GI Surgeon) Prof Doug McWhinnie (General & Vascular Surgeon)
Prof Satish Kumar (Plastic Surgeon) Dr J S Rajkumar (GI Surgeon)
Dr K Ramkumar (Upper GI Surgeon) Dr J K A Jameel (GI Surgeon)
Prof Ramya (General and Endocrine Surgeon) Dr V Balaji (Vascular Surgeon)
Dr Sandeep Murali (GI Surgeon) Dr N Ragavan (Urologist)
Dr Senthilnathan (GI Surgeon) Dr. Karthik Maruthachalam (GI Surgeon)
Dr. Karthik Maruthachalam (GI Surgeon) Prof V Baskaran (GI Surgeon)
07.45 Registration
08.00 Introduction to Laparoscopic surgery
08.30 Basic grasping & manipulation of polo mint
09.30 Tying extracorporeal roeder knots on simulator (Glove model)
10.30 Cutting shape (Glove model)
11.30 Intracorporeal suturing on model (Interrupted & continuous) (surgical knot, slipped square knot, continuous and mattress)
12:30 Formative assessment
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Basic knot tying (Reef knot, Instrument tie, Surgeons knots & Tie at depth)
15.30 End to End bowel anastomosis (interrupted, instrument tied knots)
16.30 Formative assessment (30 minutes)
08.00 Registration
08.30 Introduction
09.00 Surgical stapling & advanced energy devices (Industry demonstration)
10.00 Stapled bowel anastomosis (Linear and circular stapler) with models
11:00 Stricturoplasty techniques
12:00 Vein patch with Dacron
13.00 Formative assessment (30 min)
13.30 Lunch
14.00 Laparoscopic gastrectomy with stapled gastrojejunal anastomosis
15:00 Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy with intracorporeal stapled side to side ileocolic anastomosis
16:00 Laparoscopic intracorporeal sutured small bowel anastomosis
17:00 Course Feedback
Convener Co-convener

Mr. C R Selvasekar

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon,

The Christie Hospital, U.K.

Mr. Sai Krishna Vittal

Dr. Uma Krishnaswmay

Organizing Host Course Organizer

Dr. Prithvi Mohandas

Managing Director, MIOT International

Dr. Karthik Maruthachalam

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon, MIOT International


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