MASTERING SUTURING TECHNIQUES IN LAPAROSCOPY - 2018 - MIS Academy

MASTERING SUTURING TECHNIQUES IN LAPAROSCOPY – 2018

Past event - 16th - 17th March 2018

This two-day master class was about suturing techniques in laparoscopy and acquire the fundamentals of laparoscopic suturing.

One of the most critical and difficult acts in laparoscopic surgery is the knot-tying and suturing techniques. The knots performed laparoscopically must be as safe as the ones performed traditionally.

Over the course of two days, the faculty gave a comprehensive overview of the different techniques of suturing including intra and extra corporal knots and provided participants with practical tips to improve their skills.

With 40% theory and 60% practice, this master class will gave the opportunity to put knowledge into practice and increase your mastery of suturing techniques.

One of the most critical and difficult acts in laparoscopic surgery is the knot-tying and suturing techniques. The knots performed laparoscopically must be as safe as the ones performed traditionally.

Over the course of two days, the faculty gave a comprehensive overview of the different techniques of suturing including intra and extra corporal knots and provided participants with practical tips to improve their skills.

With 40% theory and 60% practice, this master class gave the opportunity to put knowledge into practice and increase mastery of suturing techniques.

We reviewed and practiced the fundamental concepts and theories of Stitching:

  • Ergonomy
  • Instrumentation
  • Techniques of loading and orientating the needle
  • The perfect stitch
    • Review and practice the principles and techniques of Knotting
  • Theories of knot: Half knot, half hitch, flat knot, and complete knot
  • Techniques of the intra and extra corporeal knotting
  • Blocking sequence
    • Explore the clinical applications of suturing in gynecology
    • Learn how to face the difficulties of surgery
  • Different angles, sutures and needles
  • Use of dominant and non-dominant hand
  • Direct and reverse stitches
  • Simple and running sutures
  • Application in diverse tissues (PADS, animal model)
  • Timing

This course is in peparation for certification in Suturing skills (SUTT1 and SUTT2)

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