Dr. Alfondo Rossetti: Medico Chirurgo Specialista in Ostetricia e Ginecologia | Congressi e workshop

Laparoscopy Workshop Kuala Lumpur, 26-27 November 2014

In collaboration with 
The International Society Gynecologic Endoscopy (ISGE)

 1. Introduction 
Following the discussion and commitment between The President of APAGE, dr. Sevellaraja Supermaniam and the President of the Board of Trustees prof. Chyi-Long Lee, and the President of International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy (ISGE) Prof. Prashant Mangeshikar MD and the ISGE Medical Director Ornella Sizzi, after the 1st APAGE – ISGE International Advanced Suturing for Laparoscopy Workshop held in Kuala Lumpur, we are pleased that the event The International Advanced Suturing for Laparoscopy Workshop, have been done succesfully for the first time. 

The speakers of this 1rst Workshop were the world reknown experts in laparoscopy surgery and ISGE Board members. They are: Prof Prashant Mangeshikar MD [India], Ornella Sizzi MD [Italy], Alfonso Rossetti MD [Italy] and Dr. Pranay Shah (India). 

This workshop was focused on the advanced suturing skill of laparoscopy field. We invited participants who already had experiences as laparoscopic surgeon, and are interested in developing their suturing skill further. In this event we were exclusively sponsor by STORZ company and fully back up by their Malaysian dealers. They provided us with 12 Storz traning camera packs

2. Target Audience & Course Objectives 
This course provides an overview of laparascopic suturing skills as well as fundamentals of laparascopic surgery, so that the audience can improve their skill in order to expand their laparoscopic abilities. 

Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: 

 Determine the use of laparascopic suturing in variety cases 

 Perform advanced suturing techniques

 Apply intracorporeal and extracorporeal suturing techniques to overcome the difficulty in laparascopic. 

3. Time and Location 

 Date: Kuala Lumpur 26-27 November 2014 

 Location: University of Malaysia. Anatomy Lab 

4. Participant:

 National and regional obstetric and gynecologists who has some experience in laparoscopic surgery 

5. Target for Participants 

 25 participant 

6. Speakers 

 Prof. Prashant Mangeshikar, MD (India) 

 Alfonso Rossetti, MD (Italy) 

 Ornella Sizzi, MD. (Italy) 

 Pranay Shah, MD (India) 

7. Course Structure 
The technology surrounding surgical laparoscopy has evolved rapidly. The backbone of the these major improvements in recent years are the instruments, however the need of good suturing skills are still mandatory. This course is designed to provide a limited number of participants with total hands-on experience using the most current technologies available for laparoscopic suturing and knotting. The course is intended for practicing OB-GYN surgeons who are familiar with basic laparoscopic skills & gynecological procedures but still want to improve their skills in laparoscopic suturing. The course materials were given through lectures, video presentations, and hands-on sessions. 

Attending participants : 25 persons

Scientific Program 
November 26, 2014 Lecture + Dry Lab

07.30 - 08.00 : Registration 
08.00 - 08.15 : Opening Ceremony 
08.15 - 09.15 : Why suturing in Laparoscopy Prof. Prashant Mangehiskar,MD (India) 
09.15 - 09.30 : Coffee break 
09.30 - 10.30 : Needles and Suturing material Alfonso Rossetti, MD (Italy) 
10.30 - 12.00 : Basic of knot tying Ornella Sizzi, MD. (Italy) 
12.00 - 13.00 : Lunch 
13.00 - 14.30 : Suturing technique Alfonso Rossetti, MD. (Italy) 
14.30 - 15.30 : Intracorporeal knot tying 
15.30 - 17.00 : Pelvic trainer practice 

November 27, 2014 
Lecture + Dry Lab

08.30 - 10.00 : Technique for Extracorporeal knot tying Pranay Shah, MD (India) 
10.00 - 10.15 : Coffee break 
10.15 - 11.45 : Pelvic trainer practice 
11.45 - 12.15 : Running Suture Ornella Sizzi, MD (Italy ) 
13.00 - 14.00 : Lunch 
15.00 - 15.30 : Guide to suturing of the vaginal vault after hysterectomy Prof. Prashant Mangeshikar, MD (India) 
15.30 - 17.00 : Pelvic trainer practice