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Optional Hands-on Laparoscopic Suturing + Energy Workshop

Optional Cadaveric Lab Sessions

Optional Dry Lab Session


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 Join us for the SGS Annual Course in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery! The 2019 Course takes place at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel and UCSD Center for the Future of Surgery in La Jolla, California from Wednesday December 4th - Saturday, December 7th. 

Optional Workshops
Wednesday, December 4th
Hands-on Robotic Workshop
8 am - 3 pm
9 participant maximum

Hands-on Laparoscopic Suturing + Energy Workshop
8 am - 5 pm
24 participant maximum

Optional Dry Lab
Friday, December 6th
Hands-on Dry Lab
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Optional Cadaver Sessions
Saturday, December 7th
30 participants maximum per session
Laparoscopic Cadaver Dissection and Anatomy Lab
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Vaginal Hysterectomy and Sling Lab
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the meeting attendees should be able to:

1. Formulate and practice techniques to optimize trans-vaginal hysterectomy and other minimally invasive approaches to perform hysterectomy.
2. Identify and discuss the surgical anatomy of the pelvis as it relates to gynecologic surgery, as well as the biomechanics of pelvic support and continence.
3. Describe national initiatives to minimize surgical risk, increase volume and improve ability to manage complications.
4. Formulate clinical algorithms in treatment management of patients with pelvic pain and endometriosis.
5. Evaluate new technologies and how and when to incorporated them safely into surgical practice. 
6. Assimilate new techniques for teaching gynecologic surgery into practice.

2019 SGS PG Course Director:

Rosanne Kho, MD

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