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BGES – Laparoscopic Suturing Course

March 8 @ 14:00 - 18:00

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.
Experts: Dr. Stijn Heyman ( ZNA Middelheim)
Dr. Joris Jaekers ( UZ Leuven)

Aimed at: 1st- 3rd year Surgical Trainees.
Date: March 8 , 2024
From 2 P.M to 6 P.M

Venue: Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Midi
Place Marcel Broodthaers 3,
B-1060 Brussels, Belgium

Course fees: BGES member trainee: 50€ caution*
Non BGES member trainee: 100€ (BGES subscription 2023 + caution*)

*The caution will be refunded after the course
Payment by bank transfer: IBAN BE33 2100 8485 5046
Registration by e-mail to asiebertz@skynet.be


March 8
14:00 - 18:00




Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Midi
Place Marcel Broodthaers 3
brussel, 1060 Belgium
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