Soft Tissue Surgery 1

10 - 14 November 2024 | Shanghai, China

General Overview

The ESAVS Soft Tissue Surgery courses are dedicated to veterinarians in practice or in the academic field who are willing to deepen their knowledge in soft tissue surgery. The comprehensive study program consists currently of 4 one-week modules. A fifth “advanced” module is being planned. Each course is composed of a mix of theory and practice on models and cadavers. Much time is dedicated to interactive and practical training under the supervision of course masters and instructors, who are all internationally recognized European or American specialists.

After attending the whole program, participants shall have acquired sufficient knowledge not only to face most of the current clinical situations but also to further progress by themselves and then recognize the cases that need to be referred to specialists.

STS 1 (Soft Tissue Surgery 1) is mandatory before continuing on to the next courses. STS 2, 3 and 4 can be taken in any order. It is recommended to take STS 5 only after completion of the previous courses.

Soft Tissue Surgery 1:

This course focuses on the basic principles of surgery, tissue handling, knotting techniques and general abdominal and gastro-intestinal surgery.

Language

All modules will be held in China, in English language with consecutive translation in Chinese.

REQUIREMENT: Open for all

CPD Hours: 40

Tuition Fee: TBA

Course Language: English with consecutive translation into Chinese

Full Program (Click to Open)
SUNDAY, 10 NOVEMBER 2024

08:30 – 09:00 Introduction
09:00 – 09:30 Instrument and tissue handling techniques
09:30 – 10:00 Sterilisation methods
10:00 – 10:45 Patient, surgeon, OP room preparation
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:30 Hemostasis, hemostatic devices Suture material and suture techniques
12:30 – 13:00 Surgical Site Infections
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
Abdomen 1
14:00 – 15:00 Abdominal wall anatomy, approaches and closure
15:00 – 15:30 Abdominal biopsies
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00 Basic knowledge in gastro-intestinal surgery: Anatomy, Surgery
17:00 -18:00 Questions and brainstorming
18:00 – 21:00 Welcome Party

MONDAY, 11 NOVEMBER 2024

Lecture and labs
Abdomen 1 and wet labs
08:30-09:30 Large intestines
09:30-12:30 Practicals session/Dry Lab
-Suture techniques on Boards and foams based on the Sim-vivo videos
-Surgeon and patients preparation
-Suture techniques
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 17:00 Practical session/Wet lab 1
-Abdominal approach
-Stomach/Intestines
-Abdominal closure

TUESDAY, 12 NOVEMBER 2024

Abdomen 2
08:30 – 09:15 Abdominal hernias closure and use of omentum
09:15 – 10:15 How to treat septic peritonitis
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:15 The fast splenectomy
11:15 - 12:00 Nutritional needs of the surgical patient and feeding tubes
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45 GDV
14:45 – 15:30 Introduction to oncologic surgery
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30 Group Work


WEDNESDAY, 13 NOVEMBER 2024

Abdomen 2 and wet labs
09:00-12:00
-Feeding tubes placement
-Biopsies
-Colon
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-17:00
-serosal patch
-enteroplication
-Fast splenectomy
-Gastropexy


THURSDAY, 14 NOVEMBER 2024

Lectures and debriefing
Around the abdomen
09:00 – 09:45 Introduction to minimally-invasive surgery
09:45 – 10:30 Pre-, per- and postoperative pain control: Case-based
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Perioperative care of the acute abdomen (autotransfusion, …)
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 17:00 Presentations by the different groups
Each group has 15` to prepare the 3 most important things to remember among 10 selected lectures. Delivery by one member of the group and discussion.

Course Masters

Dr. Nikola Katic

Dipl. ECVS

Vienna, Austria

Dr. Bart van Goethem

Dipl. ECVS

Temse, Belgium

Fully Booked.

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If you have any questions regarding the registration or any other further details for the courses in Asia please contact the ESAVS Office for Asia: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.