Basic Laparoscopic Skills

Period: 30.01.2019 - 01.02.2019

Surgical Training Institute organizes during the period January 30 - February 01 the "Basic Laparoscopic Skills" hands-on workshop.

The workshop, accredited by the Romanian College of Physicians, is addressed to resident physicians and specialists in general surgery, gynecology and urology, with little experience in laparoscopic surgery.

The workshop comprises live surgical demonstrations, theoretical lectures, video presentations, case discussions, practice on pelvitrainer, POP-trainer and functional tissues.

During the workshop, the attendants:
- will learn to safely establish the pneumoperitoneum;
- will learn to use the imaging chain to provide quality images during surgery;
- will acquire the necessary knowledge for spatial orientation and correct interpretation of surgical anatomy, seen from the perspective of the laparoscopic approach;
- will acquire the necessary knowledge for the correct use of modern electrosurgical devices;
- will practice the handiness of the right hand and of the left hand, in order to learn the correct gestures for the manipulation and exposure of the anatomical structures;
- will practice the sharp and blunt dissection, clipping, sectioning;
- will learn the gestures for inserting drain tubes, extracting parts, closing trocar holes;
- will learn the simple modalities to perform laparoscopic surgical nodes;
- they will get acquainted with the level I difficulty laparoscopic surgical techniques, addressed to the current pathologies (exploratory laparoscopy, cholecystectomy, ovarian cystectomy, uncapping of kidney cysts, laparoscopic treatment of varicocele);
- will acquire the necessary knowledge for increasing the efficiency of the operative gestures and reducing the intraoperative risks and incidents.
At the end of the workshop you will be more confident in your theoretical knowledge and your practical skills concerning the laparoscopic approach and you will be able to start using these techniques in your current practice.
The number of possible attendants is limited to 18.
The attendance fee is 250 euros for ARCE / EAES members and 300 euros for non-members.
For more information and registration, please contact us by telephone at the mobile telephone number +40752288019 or on e-mail at the address
coordinated by
Asoc. Prof. Dr. Catalin Copaescu MD, PhD

Prof. Dr. Victor Tomulescu
Prof . Dr. Florin Turcu
Dr. Dana Nedelcu
Dr. Loredana Barbulescu

There are no seats left for this course unfortunately.