Hands-On Course: Laparoscopic Liver Resection and Ablation
Laparoscopic liver resection is still very difficult and challenging to most liver surgeons or to-be liver surgeons. This course will provide an opportunity to learn the details on how to perform a state-of-art parenchymal transection and experience in hand different techniques of transection using animal models. Direct hands-on experience on how to perform a laparoscopic microwave ablation using ultrasound and how to control bleeding vessels with sutures will be provided as well.
- Develop surgical skills to perform bloodless parenchymal transection.
- Learn to manage and control major bleeding events.
- Plan and perform a laparoscopic ablation using ultrasound.