Master Course in Hernia

Course Outline

Hernia is a very common surgical entity and one of the commonest surgical procedures done by general surgeons.

There is a sea change in understanding the art and science of Hernia in last decade or so. Old procedures have been modified to improve the outcome and many new procedures have been added in the surgical armamentarium. New prostheses and fixating technologies are available, which merit evaluation and acceptance.

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to train the surgeon knowledge, confidence and capability in all the procedures, namely TAPP, TEP, IPOM, IPOM plus, Paediatric hernia and gain some overview into Component Separation Techniques and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. The indications, rationale, contraindications, potential complications are discussed in depth. Each procedure will be taught step wise slowly, clearly and repeatedly, so that an informed selection of procedure of repair can be made and executed as per patient requests according to accepted International guidelines.

The indications, methods and role of open repair of Hernia is discussed with equal detail and importance. There will be ample of opportunity to learn and practice the steps of each procedure and acquire skill and confidence on endo-trainers, dedicated specially created models and porcine tissues with supervision and help of hand-picked faculty, who are not only masters in their surgical skills but passionate teachers.

There will be live relay of few procedures, with to and fro communication, from centers of excellence in Hernia Surgery.

Who Should Attend?

  • Those interested in art and science of Hernia with latest advances
  • Surgeons with previous experience of laparoscopic surgery who wish to progress to laparoscopic hernia surgery
  • Experienced surgeons who have “hesitated” to embark on journey to laparoscopic hernia surgery
  • Surgical postgraduates

Course Highlights

  • Lectures by expert faculty
  • Supervised training in simulation and Porcine tissue laboratories
  • Plenty of opportunity for informal interaction with expert faculty
  • Live surgery telecast from centers of surgical excellence

Course Dates for 2017

  • 29 March - 31 March
  • 23 May - 25 May
  • 03 July - 05 July
  • 18 September - 20 September
  • 13 November - 15 November
Practicing Surgeons 31,000
Teaching Staff / Residents 23,000
International Participants (Except SAARC) USD1000
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