International Gastrointestinal Surgery Workshop Advanced

Organizing Institution AGC
Location Congress Center Davos
Date,Time 04/04/2020 - 09/04/2020, Ganztägig
Usual Date and Duration 04.-09.04.2020 (Colorectal module 04.-06.04. and bariatric and Hernia module 07.-09.04.)
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 Hernia module: 9 hours Bariatric module: 13-14 hours Colorectal module: 13-14 hour
Content Theory 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. Colorectal module: anatomy, colorectal cancer strategies in colonic resections, emergency situations, electrosurgery
Hours Hand on Theory 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