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Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery:
Laparoscopy & Thorascopy

July 10-11, 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois

This program has been cancelled.

Course Schedule

Saturday, July 10, 2010

  12:00 p.m. Course Check-In
College of Veterinary Medicine
2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
  1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
R. Avery Bennett, DVM, MS, DACVS
  1:15 p.m. Review of Minimally Invasive Surgical Equipment, Principles, and Techniques
  2:00 p.m. Overview and Hands-On Evaluation of Advanced MIS Equipment
Equipment and LigaSureTM will be presented and available for evaluation.
  3:00 p.m. Break
  3:30 p.m. Live Animal Laboratory Overview
  4:30 p.m. Psychomotor Skills Exercises
Training station practice on surturing, knot tying, etc.
  5:30 p.m. Break
  6:30 p.m. Dinner at Guido's
2 E. Main St., Champaign

Sunday, July 11, 2010

  8:00 a.m. Laparoscopic Surgery Laboratory
Liver biopsy, cholecystectomy, adrenalectomy, nephrectomy, gastropexy
  12:00 p.m. Lunch
  1:00 p.m. Thorascopic Surgery Laboratory
Pericardiectomy, partial lung lobectomy, lung lobectomy, thoracic duct ligation
  5:00 p.m. Adjourn