On September 22-23, 2016 the Center of Surgical Innovation held a two day vet lab work shop on lab swines. There course instructors – A.Kalashnikov (Gastrointestinal Surgery department, NIST after A.Shalimov) and A. Potapov (assistant of Surgery and Vascular Surgery Department, NMAPE after P.Shupik).
The surgeon gynecologists from Kalush, Ivano-Frankovsk region, were present at the workshop.
When practising on a lab swine the doctors trained making pneumoperitoneum, trocar placement, navigation through the camera, using instruments in the abdominal cavity, intra and extra corporal suturing, nephrectomy, operating on uterine appendages (salpingectomy, ovariodrilling) with different types of energies being employed.
The SCI team would like to thank the workshop instructors and wish all the participants further achievements.