Cholecystectomy is one of the most commonly performed procedures in the UK with over 50,000 cases performed annually. Often considered a straightforward procedure, it is not without complication and may present technical intraoperative challenges. In this course the subject is covered with live surgery, lectures and practical sessions.
Course Fees: £600
Thursday 26 September 2013
The course is suitable for both senior trainees and established surgeons who wish to take on this surgery, or have performed a few procedures and would like to refine their skills and learn techniques to help them in difficult scenarios.
Course Fee: £800
Tuesday 5th to Wednesday 6th November 2013
Cholecystectomy is the commonest operation and is also considered as the "beginners operation" or "training operation". However the challenges in cholecystectomy can be immense. It is best to learn the procedure in a formal setting and also learn various technical manoeuvres to overcome difficult scenarios in complex gall bladder surgery.
This course includes includes:
Course fee: £650
Thursday 7th November 2013
This course is aimed at senior trainees in surgery as well as consultant surgeons who want to enhance their knowledge in various methods which can be employed in upper GI and biliary surgery so that they can handle complex clinical scenarios. We aim to show various techniques of removing GIST tumours. In addition, the handling of complex cases involving hiatal hernia, oesophagectomy, and tips and tricks will be discussed. We will also discuss the innovative techniques that we have developed in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospitals.
LAFJ - Laparoscopic assisted feeding jejunostomy under local anaesthetic
LAJD - Laparoscopic assisted jejunoduodenostomy for complex lesions in the “Dragon’s Territory” (second, third and fourth part of duodenum).
There will be a discussion on laparoscopic exploration of the common bile duct and various approaches to the common bile duct for complex scenarios.
Course fee: £250