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BGES Laparoscopic Suturing Course

24 March 2023 @ 14:00 - 18:00

BGES Laparoscopic Suturing Course

Suturing is a basic surgical skill. Laparoscopic suturing however is a technique that proves challenging to master, certainly in the early years of surgical training. The “Laparoscopic suturing course” has been integrated in the laparoscopic training courses of the Belgian Group of Endoscopic Surgery (BGES) and precedes other workshops on animal and cadaver models.

Course objectives:

  • To learn the fundamentals of laparoscopic suturing
  • Safely introduce and pick up a needle to make a tissue bite.
  • Suture through tissues at a desirable depth and distance
  • How to achieve an intracorporeal Surgeon’s knot
  • How to achieve a laparoscopic tumbled square knot
  • Continuous suturing while maintaining the tension and completing the suture line

Course description:half day practical workshop, delivered by expert in laparoscopy surgery with the Applied Medical Laparoscopic surgery training system.



When: Friday 24/03/2023, 2 PM – 6PM
Where: Park Inn by Radisson, Brussels Midi (Place Marcel Broodthaers 3, B-1060 Brussels, Belgium)
Faculty:  Dr. Damien Dresse (CHR de la Citadelle – Liège), Dr. Joris Jaekers (UZ Leuven)
Language: English
Price: free for BGES-members (€50 deposit). Payment by bank transfer: IBAN BE33 2100 8485 5046
Requirements for participation: BGES-membership 2023
Registrations: Registration by e-mail to asiebertz@skynet.be (fill in the registration form). 




24 March 2023
14:00 - 18:00