International Gastrointestinal Surgery Workshop Advanced

Organizing Institution AGC
Location Congress Center Davos
Date,Time 11/09/2021 - 16/09/2021, Ganztägig
Usual Date and Duration 11.-16.09.2021
Organizing Surgeon President: PD Dr. med. Peter Vogelbach, Departement Chirurgie, Spital Dornach, Switzerland Course Organizer: PD Dr. med. Benjamin Weixler, Klinik für Allgemein-, Viszeral- und Gefäß-chirurgie, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Germany
Hours Theoretical Lessons Colorectal module: 11-12 hours
Hernia module: 7 hours
Bariatric module: 11-12 hours
Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Module:
Content Theory Colorectal module:
anatomy, colorectal cancer strategies in colonic resections, emergency situations, electrosurgery

Hernia module:
standrad techniques-operative steps, knowledge about meshes, management of surgical complications.

Bariatric module:
mechanisms behind bariatric surgery, surgical strategies, complications, electrosurgery, value of RCT's.
Hours hands-on practice Hernia module: 7 hours Bariatric module: 11-12 hours Colorectal module: 11-12 hours
Skills Level Beginner, intermediate, advanced
Teaching Material Simulator, Pelvitrainer simple gadgets/artificial organs, true organs (pig liver & gallbladder)
Dry lab for use of staplers, trocars, clippers, cautery, harmonic scalpel…
Types of excercises Colorectal module:
Learning advanced techniques in colorectal surgery

Hernia module:
Learning advanced techniques in hernia surgery

Bariatric Module:
Learning the relevant techniques of bariatric surgery

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Module:
Learning advanced techniques in HPB surgery
Usual Requests for participating equal to the available slots
Total Teachers 23
Participants per Station 2
Course Fee Advanced course combined (colorectal & hernia): CHF 2’250.00 Colorectal module: CHF 1’550.00 Hernia module: CHF 850.00 Bariatric module: CHF 1’550.00
Sponsors Johnson&Johnson, Medtronic, Storz, Anklin AG, Olympus, erbe, Applied medical, kls martin group, Mölnlycke, Hartmann AFS medical, BARD, Intuitive Surgical
Registration Link
Registration Email

GI-Course Secretariat
c/o ak-medizin
Hübel 14
4333 Münchwilen (CH)
Telephone: +41 62 873 10 10

Course Secretary:

Jérôme Ammann (Course Coordinator), AK-Medizin feat. «cut-away» Ammann, Münchwilen, Switzerland

Marianne Bertschi (Course Administrator), Allveco AG, Lupsingen, Switzerland

Victor Bertschi (Councilor), Allveco AG, Lupsingen, Switzerland

Oscar Baldomero (Medical Preparator), Synbone AG & Baldomero Medical GmbH, Binningen, Switzerland

Congress Center Davos
Talstrasse 49a
7270 Davos

International Gastrointestinal Surgery Workshop Advanced