Thu, 23 Sep | Surrey

Laparoscopic approach to groin hernia £25

Suitable for ST3 and above. Lecture interspersed with live surgery.

Time & Location

23 Sep, 08:30
Surrey, Guildford GU2 7WG, UK

About The Event

Laparoscopic management of groin hernia

MATTU, Guildford, Surrey, UK

September 2021


Professor Tim Rockall

Mr Iain Jourdan

Mr Andrea Scala

Mr James Read

A one day course aimed at early and intermediate surgical trainees featuring live surgery of the laparoscopic management of groin hernia. Including face to face teaching on anatomy, investigation, decision making, surgical techniques, management of complications and outomes.

The programme times are approximate and will be adjusted in relation to the live surgery.

09:30 Registration and coffee

10:00 Welcome and Introduction


Live Surgery

Multiple cases of elective laparoscopic hernia repair (TAPP and TEPP) performed by experts throughout the day and beamed live in 2D 4K and 3D HD with moderation from an expert panel of surgeons.

Including direct / indirect / recurrent and femoral hernias.

13:00  Lunch


Lectures / Face to Face teaching

Anatomy of the groin. Laparoscopic anatomy and common variation.

Step by step surgical approach. TAPP versus TEPP

Tips and tricks.

How to manage intra-operative complications and difficulties.

When not to operate laparoscopically (contraindications.)

Economics of inguinal hernia repair.

Which mesh ? Does it matter ?

To fix or not to fix

Managing recurrence and chronic groin pain

16:15  Tea

MDT cases

18:00  Finish

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