HYST-610 | Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: From A to Z

Date

Day 1: Sunday, November 11, 2018

Time

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Location

Room: 120

Type

Didactic

Fee

$175

Co-Chair

Rosanne M Kho, Mario Malzoni

Faculty

Javier De Santiago Garcia, Alessandra di Giovanni, Humberto J. Dionisi, Luiz Flavio C. Fernandes, Stefano Uccella

Presented in affiliation with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS)

Description

This course features a comprehensive overview on the essentials of laparoscopic hysterectomy from an international panel of expert surgeons. Emphasis will be given to the role of pre-operative surgical planning, mastery of dissection techniques in the retroperitoneum and strategies to tackle difficult pathology (i.e., large fibroid uteri, adhesive disease and endometriosis) in a minimally-invasive fashion.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the clinician will be able to: 1) Articulate the critical anatomic structures, essential dissection steps and cuff closure techniques to perform LH safely; 2) describe the role of pre-operative ultrasound imaging in treatment, surgical planning and patient counseling; and 3) demonstrate laparoscopic and vaginal techniques to safely approach difficult pathology such as the large uterus and frozen pelvis with endometriosis.

Course Outline

Please refer to program below.

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