Minimal access surgery is the future. Being an already renowned surgery for abdominal and chest injury, it has found amazing applications in the field of urology, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, paediatric surgery and orthopaedics. It is said that most of the surgical procedures in surgical specialties will be done by minimal access surgeries. Minimal access surgery is a highly specialized technology which requires training and exposure to advanced endovision equipment and hand instruments.
The institute is a bariatric centre of excellence and has an extremely busy work load having more than 300 major laparoscopic procedures conducted every month. The institute also provided educational opportunities so that a patient may enhance their abilities, interests and understanding in minimal access surgery.
Departmental fellowship courses where fellows undergo extensive training and may assist for basic and sophisticated laparoscopic procedures. This fellowship is only suitable for experienced surgeons.
Master-Class in Minimally-Invasive Anal Fistula Treatment (MAFT)
Minimally-invasive Anal Fistula Treatment (MAFT) is basically a new and advanced endoscopic technique, which is done for the surgical treatment of complex anal fistulas and their technique, for the surgical treatment of complex anal fistulas and their recurrences. Anal fistula is basically a common anorectal problem.
Fellowship program in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery (3 months)
It is basically a multidisciplinary weight management program which revolves around the minimal access surgery and minimally invasive surgery conducted at the institute. Stipend is given in the fellowship program.
The content of the course in endoscopic hernia surgery includes introduction to extraperitoneal access techniques, groin endoanatomy, surgical dissection techniques, various meshes and fixation devices. Course duration is one month and is appropriate for surgeons skilled in basic laparoscopic surgery. Stipend is given in the program.
This course provides information on the basic ethics of bariatric anaesthesia and setting up of bariatric unit as a Bariatric Centre of Excellence. The educational sessions provide comprehensive information on indications, choice of anaesthetic techniques, current options, airway management, perioperative management and complications. Surgeons initially monitor and then help in conduction of anaesthesia. This fellowship is stipendiary.
|Clinical Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynaecological Surgery (1 month)
Course provides fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and includes introduction to laparoscopic access dissection, anatomy, suturing and surgical techniques (fertility enhancing laparoscopic surgery, myomectomy, hysterectomy etc). It also provides information on hysteroscopic surgery and the programme duration is of 1 month.
The course is of two weeks where surgeons can attend operation theatre sessions with previous arrangement.
This course provides basic understanding on all aspects related to basic laparoscopic surgery. This includes didactic lectures on instrumentation, equipment, maintenance, pneumoperitoneum, port placements and basic laparoscopic procedures. Applicants can interact in actual time with surgeons performing live minimal access surgery. This course also provides endotrainers for basic hand eye coordination as well as intra-corporeal suturing techniques are provided. The course is best for surgeons who want to start their career in laparoscopic surgery.