Two-day Practical Abdominal Surgery

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About the course

This 2 day course will cover common abdominal conditions and surgeries through a step-by-step practical approach. Topics will include biopsy techniques of all the major abdominal organs, surgery of the gastro-intestines including resection-anastomosis, pexy techniques and omentalisation/serosal patching, cystotomy and cystectomy, cholecystectomy and partial liver lobectomy. The goal is to make this course as practical as possible; numbers are limited to maximise individual teaching time in the lab, allowing delegates of mixed ability to all benefit from a tailor made program.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

  • Biopsy technique of all major abdominal organs
  • Surgery of the gastro-intestinal system
  • Cadaver-based practical sessions 

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