Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sakra Institute of Digestive and HPB (Hepato-pancreato-biliary) Sciences organized the 1st Safe Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course

Nearly 50 doctors attended the 1st Safe Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course that included case studies, videos and discussions.

Bengaluru 24th September 2017: Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Sakra Institute of Digestive and HPB (Hepato-pancreato-biliary) Sciences organized the 1st Safe Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course in the city today. The course was presided by Prof. V. K. Kapoor - Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, SGPGIMS Lucknow and Course Director Dr. Sadiq Sikora – Director – Surgical Gastroenterology, Institute of Digestive and Hepatobilary Science, Sakra World Hospital. The course was attended by nearly 50 young surgeons in practice from all over the country.

Other faculty included Dr. Kishore G. S. B. – Senior Consultant – HPB (Hepato-pancreato-biliary) Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Institute of Digestive and Hepatobilary Science, Sakra World Hospital and Dr. Manoj Kumar R. – Associate Consultant – Surgical Gasteroenterology - Institute of Digestive and Hepatobilary Science, Sakra World Hospital.

The topics that were covered in this one day course included:

  1. Clinical decision making - when not to perform cholecystectomy; anticipate difficult cholecystectomy and preoperative evaluation of CBD.
  2. Biliary anatomy - clinical implications in cholecystectomy.
  3. Difficult cholecystectomy - tips and tricks
  4. Check list and culture of cholecystectomy
  5. Timing of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    1. Acute chole
    2. Biliary pancreatitis
  6. Trouble shooting during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    1. Port
    2. Bleeding
    3. Cystic duct tear
    4. Stone impacted in cystic duct
    5. Hollow viscus injury
  7. Preoperative evaluation of CBD and Intraoperative cholangiogram.
  8. Medico-legal considerations in cholecystectomy/ informed consent
  9. Biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Live surgery demonstrating steps of safe Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Simple Cholecystectomy
Biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy

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