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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