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HANDS-ON LAPAROSCOPIC SUTURING COURSE
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Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Science & Technology Center (Scitech)
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Al-Khobar

 

Cours chair: Dr. Ali Almontashery 

Cours co-chair: Dr. Ashraf Maghrabi

 

This is a one-day, practical course providing simulation based practice of advanced laparoscopic suturing skills.

Course objectives:

  1.  Identify different types of sutures and needles used in laparoscopic surgery
  2.  The participant will gain practical tips and hints about Laparoscopic Suturing techniques.
  3.  Hands-On training for various types of Intra / Extra- corporal suturing technique and Advanced Laparoscopic Suturing Devices.
  4. Learn Ergonomics and port placement for laparoscopic suturing.

Candidate: General Surgeon, Minimally Invasive Surgeon, Bariatric consultants, Fellows, Residents

Number of attendees: 28 Candidates

Accreditation: CME by SCFHS

Faculty:

  1. Ali Almontashery
  2. Ashraf Maghrabi
  3. Sultan Altemyatt
  4. Raad Fayez
  5. Naif Alenazi
  6. Ashraf Hadad
  7. Ahmad Bashir

 

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 Program

07:30 - 08:00

Registration

08:00 - 08:15 Course overview Dr. Ali Almontashery 
08:15 - 08:30 Ergonomics, OR setting ,Ports, Sutures, and Needles handling Dr. Naif Alenazi
08:30 - 08:45 Intracorporeal/Extracorporeal Knot tying  (Free-Needle technique) Dr. Ashraf Maghrabi
08:45 - 09:00 Advanced laparoscopic suturing devices Dr. Raad Fayez

09:00 - 09:15

Hand sewn vs stapled anastomosis Dr. Ashraf Haddad
09:15 - 10:00 Video sessions
Laparoscopic gastric bypass, hand sewn technique
Laparoscopic gastric bypass stapled technique
Laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomt with omentopexy (Endostitch)

Dr. Ahmad Bashir

Dr. Sultan Altemyatt
Dr. Ashraf Maghrabi
Dr. Raad Fayez
10:00 - 11:00 Open coffee
11:00 - 12:00 Hands-on sessions demonstration
A. Intracorporeal Knot tying
B. Extracorporeal knot tying
C. Free needle techniques
D. Use of advanced suturing devices
All Faculty
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break &Dhohr Prayer
14:00 - 18:00 Group session (Hands-on)
14:00 - 16:00       Group A and B (14 candidates)
Intracorporeal/Extracorporeal Knot tying (Free-Needle technique)
Needles handling
Knots tying techniques
Sliding Knots
Weston
Roeder’s
Knot – pushers

Dr. Ashraf Maghrabi

Dr. Sultan Altemyatt
Dr. Ashraf Hadad
Dr. Ahmad Bashir
Group C and D (14 Candidates)
Advanced laparoscopic suturing devices
Endostitch
Barbed sutures
Endo-loopsutures

Dr. Ali Almontashery
Dr. Raad Fayez
Dr. Naif Alenazi

16:00 - 18:00

Group C and D (14 candidates)
Intracorporeal/Extracorporeal Knot tying (Free-Needle technique)
Needles handling
Knots tying techniques
Sliding Knots
Weston
Roeder’s
Knot – pushers

Dr. Ashraf Maghrabi
Dr. Sultan Altemyatt
Dr. Ashraf Hadad
Dr. Ahmad Bashir
Group A and B (14 Candidates)

Advanced laparoscopic suturing devices
Endostitch
Barbed sutures
Endo-loopsutures

Dr. Ali Almontashery
Dr. Raad Fayez
Dr. Naif Alenazi
18:00  - 19:00 Final Assessment