Ukraine’s first practical seminar "Laparoscopic treatment of obesity and metabolic disorders" was held in the Center of Surgical Innovation on 2-4th November 2016. The colleagues from all over Ukraine took part in the seminar.
The intense course program included everyday exercises on the simulators, attending the ORs in the National Institute of Surgery and Transplantology of O.O.Shalimov, studying the main principles of laparoscopy in bariatric surgery, learning the laparoscopic methods of bariatric surgeries by the modular educational standards according to the recommendations of the U.S. and European association of endoscopic surgeons.
CSI lecturers held a series of lectures. The President of the National Institute of Surgery and Transplantology of O.O.Shalimov professor Usenko O.I. greeted everyone and wished the fruitful work.
The best experts of the National Institute of Surgery and Transplantology of O.O.Shalimov held the following lectures: "Obesity - non-communicable pandemic of the XXI century" - Professor Todurov I.M., "The history of bariatric surgery development", "Complications in bariatric surgery" - researcher, Ph.D. Kalashnykov O.O., "Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery" - senior researcher, Ph.D. Kosukhno S.V. "Biliopancreatic diversion surgery in patients with obesity" - senior researcher, Ph.D. Perekhrestenko O.V. "Gastric sleeve resection" – Plehutsa A.I., "Opportunities of endoscopy in bariatric surgery" - researcher, Ph.D. Tereshkevych I.S. and "Anesthesia in bariatric surgery" - researcher Vynnychenko O.V., as well as provided the participants with a lot of useful information.
The colleagues had the opportunity to apply and practice laparoscopic techniques and methods, to compare the high-frequency, plasma, ultrasound and ligation modern energy platforms, as well as suturing devices of the leading manufacturers of surgical equipment in the ORs during the "VET LAB".
Participants successfully implemented a number of laparoscopic bariatric surgeries: tissue dissection with scissors and active surgical instruments, skills improvment, intracorporeal and extracorporeal suturing, suturing with the laparoscopic instruments by different methods, including mechanical suturing with the peritonization by different methods, gastric sleeve resection, gastric bypass surgery, applying enteroenteroanastomosis.
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