On March 14-18, 2016 the Center of Surgical Innovation held a week long professional development course “Practical skills of laparoscopic pelvic surgery”. The course instructor was Alla Vityuk, Candidate of Medicine, obstetrician-gynecologist of the highest category, (NMAPE after P. Shupik).
The course was attended by doctors from different regions of Ukraine.
The theory of the course included the basics of laparoscopy technique, safe laparoscopy, neoplastic pelvic processes, urgent gynecology, types and methods of genital endometriosis treatment. A seminar was conducted on seminar on types of surgical energies and their effect on biological tissues, methods of incision, dissection and hemostasis in laparoscopy.
Сandidate of Medicine I. Karacharova, Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Kiev, informed the audience about the latest treatments for uterine miomas.
In accordance with the course plan the greater part of the time was assigned to practising laparoscopy on the simulators, with the doctors exercising in laparoscopy as well as training in suturing and knotting.
In the intervals they considered some patient cases, discussed treatment tactics and methods, analyzed video of surgical interventions.
One day was assigned for a master-class from one of the leading surgeons of Kiev Alexandrovskaya Hospital, Candidate of Medicine, Vladimir Brin.
During the Vet lab class the course participants had an opportunity to practise setting the Verres needle and making pneumoperitoneum, trocar placing and inserting optics and instruments and they also performed a two-sided nephrectomy applying the main principles of endoscopic surgery.
The SCI team would like to thank the course instructor and lecturers and to wish all the participants further achievements.
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