Hands-on Endoscopic Suturing Course

Wedneday 3rd November 2021

Hands-on Endoscopic Suturing Masterclass

Faculty and industry presentations covering indications for Endoscopic suturing and differing methods of the technique Demonstrations of these techniques by the experts using ex vivo and animate models Intensive hands-on experience with expert faculty Hands on experience with models including stent fixation, endoscopic sleeve and closure of gastrointestinal defects This course is designed for advanced GI endoscopists and surgeons who are interested in learning the most advanced techniques in endoscopic closure.
The course will consist of:  

Learning Objectives:

After successfully completing all components of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Recognize the indications for suturing and the types of suturing patterns
  • Mount and load the suturing device
  • Apply suturing techniques of the various fundamental suturing patterns
  • Troubleshoot for common problems with suturing

Skills to be covered:

  • Device mechanics and set up
  • Interrupted and running sutures
  • Suture stent fixation
  • Fistula and leak closure
  • Defect and perforation closure
  • Full-thickness suturing
0830 - 0900 Registration & Coffee
0900 - 0910 Introduction & Course Overview
0910 - 0945 Overview of Apollo Overstitch Sx - Product Information, Indications & Techniques
0945 - 1015 Clinical Apllication of Overstitch- Experience & Results
1015 - 1045 Overview of Hands On Stations & Demonstration on Workstations
1045 - 1115 Coffee Break
1115 - 1245 Hands on Lab I
1245 - 1345 Lunch
1345 - 1500 Hands on Lab II
1500 - 1530 Coffee Break
1530 - 1630 Hands on Lab III
1630 - 1700 Clinical Application of Overstitch - Experience & Results
1700 Close

Places are limited for the course.

Course directors:

Amyn Haji Consultant Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon, King’s College Hospital

Bu Hayee, Consultant Gastroenterologist, King’s College Hospital

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