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Bariatric Masterclass

Essentials of Bariatric surgery (Masterclass)
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Course description

The Masterclass provides an introductory overview of multidisciplinary bariatric services in a tertiary Institute. Participants in the Masterclass shall observe about 8-10 live bariatric surgical procedures during their week of training. The course provides detailed descriptions of commonly performed Bariatric surgical procedures (Laparoscopic Gastric bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric banding).

 

Simulated endotraining consists of varied monoeuvres and exercises to develop and improve hand eye coordination and to develop skills in laparoscopic suturing and knotting. Instructional videos are provided to establish and reinforce concepts gained from live operative demonstrations and didactic lectures.

 

The Masterclass is suggested for participants already practicing advanced laparoscopic surgery who wish to pursue a career in Bariatric surgery.

 

Course Duration Course Inclusions
Bariatric Masterclass 1 week
  • 25 hours of Live Surgical Demonstration in OR
  • 5 hours of interactive sessions
  • 4 hours of Didactic lectures
  • 2 sessions of hands-on simulated endo training
  • 2 sessions of instructional videos
*Limited scholarships available from Foundation for Indian nationals