Hands on Endoscopic Suturing Masterclass

Hands on courses postponed until early 2021.

Hands on Endoscopic Suturing Masterclass

Unfortunately we have had to take the decision to postpone the King’s Live 2020 hands on courses due to the current uncertainty surrounding the pandemic and future lockdown restrictions. We are currently looking to reschedule in January when we hope the restrictions have been lifted and will share details with you as soon as they are confirmed. The hands-on Masterclasses, give you a chance to get hands on training with some of the best surgeons in the UK. Details will be shared as soon as possible on the new dates.
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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