Laparoscopic gynecologic surgery: unveiling the expert’s secret

Full immersion in gynecologic minimally invasive surgery

Our full immersion workshops have been structured to provide
hands-on training  and interactive video
sessions in which experts will share their expertise.

You will learn a range of surgical procedures, starting from basic surgeries such as fibroma removal and hysterectomy, and progressing to more complex surgeries like endometriosis and prolapse treatment.

Furthermore, two full afternoons will be dedicated to hands-on practice on living tissue.

Join Prof. Arnaud Wattiez and a team of experts to acquire the techniques and understand the underlying rationale behind them!


Laparoscopic gynecologic surgery: unveiling the expert’s secret


Course date

Course status

Practical training on live tissue

Starting at 1836 €

No accommodation, no social programme and no entertainment included in the registration fees for participants.

Course director

Arnaud Wattiez (FR)

Course objectives in Laparoscopic gynecologic surgery

  • To provide the basic skills required for good progress in clinical laparoscopic practice

  • To describe technical steps used for advanced laparoscopic procedures

  • To describe results and potential complications, and how to prevent them

  • To practice on live tissue in order to give participants the technical tools to improve their practice

  • To acquire the techniques and understand the underlying rationale behind them

Target audience

Gynecological surgeons

Educational methods

  • Interactive video sessions between Faculty and course participants

  • Live or pre-recorded operative demonstrations

  • Practical training on live tissue (mini-pigs)

Cancellation policy

CME credits & accreditations

March 25-27, 2024
    A submission has been made to the Ethical MedTech for assessment as a CVS Training
    A submission has been made to the Ethical MedTech for assessment as a Third-Party Procedure Training

    Resolution of conflicts of interest (COI)

    The IRCAD training center has industrial and research partners (Karl Storz, Covidien/Medtronic, and Intuitive Surgical) and Course Faculty members and Healthcare professionals declare these industrial partners are never committed to the elaboration and running organization of the programs or in the choice of experts. There is neither publicity nor promotion in the form of pull-up stands or flyers during the course.

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    Educational sponsorship and funding

    IRCAD has received financial support in the form of an unrestricted financial support. IRCAD course funding occurs via an unrestricted support from IRCAD sponsors (medical device companies). Funding is provided free of any attempt to influence the program, individual sessions, subjects for discussion, content and choice of faculty members.
    Commercial names of medical devices/software/equipment may appear because they are linked to specific medical procedures, which are the focus of this training course. Other products in the market can be used to perform the aforementioned medical procedures. The IRCAD as an educational provider does not endorse any particular product.

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    The courses are organized in such a way that participants are fully immersed in the heart of the Institute, from start to finish.

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