Courses and symposia

Overview courses and symposia

February
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September
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November
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19.02.2020 to 20.02.2020

BILS - basics in laparoscopic surgery

Workshop
OA Dr. Elmar Haiden

The workshop enables a basic skills training for aspiring surgeons. The course participants train the sensorimotor abilities, basic laparoscopic techniques and perfect their laparoscopic suturing techniques on Lübeck toolboxes and on a lap sim trainer.

27.02.2020 to 28.02.2020

Colon ADVANCED: Current diagnosis and therapy of rectal cancer

Workshop
Dr. Gerald Seitinger

In this interdisciplinary Advanced Workshop Dr. Gerald Seitinger explains, together with a team of radiologists, internists and surgeons, the current diagnostics and therapy of rectal cancer.

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05.03.2020 to 06.03.2020

Hernia ADVANCED: Hernia Surgery Update

Workshop
Dr. Rudolf Schrittwieser

On the first day Dr. Rudolf Schrittwieser will explain theoretical basics regarding PUMP technic, IPOM, TAPP and Lichtenstein. The second day the participants will accompany Dr. Schritwieser in the OR to see live surgeries.

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16.03.2020

COVID 19 - INFORMATION

AFS ACADEMY trainings are cancelled from 16.3.2020 until may 2020 due to the Corona virus - participants will be informed individually. The 7th Wörthersee Expert Meeting, 3.-5.6.2020 is also cancelled.

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01.04.2020 to 02.04.2020

CANCELLED: Lap. Sakrokolpopexie

Workshop
OA Dr. Franz Roithmeier

This workshop has been cancelled due to the Corona virus - participants will be informed individually.

15.04.2020 to 17.04.2020

CANCELLED: Colon ADVANCED: RP/SIL Surgery

Mini-Fellowship
Professor Dr. Alexander Klaus, FACS

This workshop has been cancelled due to the Corona virus - participants will be informed individually.

27.04.2020 to 29.04.2020

CANCELLED: Colon ADVANCED: Colon Surgery - theory and practice

Mini-Fellowship
Univ.-Doz. Dr. Andreas Shamiyeh, FACS, FEBS

This workshop has been cancelled due to the Corona virus - participants will be informed individually.

27.04.2020 to 28.04.2020

CANCELLED: Colon ADVANCED: Reduced Port Surgery

Mini-Fellowship
Professor Dr. Friedrich Herbst, FRCS

This workshop has been cancelled due to the Corona virus - participants will be informed individually.

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12.05.2020 to 13.05.2020

CANCELLED: Hernia ADVANCED: SIL-IPOM / TEP /­ component separation

Workshop
Prim. Prof. h.c. Univ.-Doz. Dr. Helmut G. Weiss, MSc, FEBS

This workshop has been cancelled due to the Corona virus - participants will be informed individually.

26.05.2020

Colon BASIC: Laparoscopic Basics - Cadavertraining

Workshop
Assoc.-Prof. Dr. Gerd Silberhumer

Basic laparoscopic techniques are theoretically explained and pre-operated on the cadaver. The participants can perform various colorectal operations on the cadaver under the guidance of the workshop leaders.

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27.05.2020

Hernia BASIC: Basics of Hernia Surgery - Cadavertraining

Workshop
Professor Dr. René H. Fortelny, FEBS

Basic laparoscopic techniques are theoretically explained and pre-operated on the cadaver. The participants can perform hernia operations on the cadaver under the guidance of the workshop hosts.

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03.06.2020 to 05.06.2020

7th Wörthersee Expert Meeting

Symposium
Professor Reinhard Mittermair, FACS, FEBS

Primar Univ. Prof. Dr. Reinhard Mittermair invites you heartly to the 7th Wörthersee Expert Meeting in Carinthia: For the first time international renowed pioneers of surgery will present within the "hall of fame" their experiences.  Tension is guarenteed with the "Champions League" taking place for the first time: Four teams of top-surgeons will present their different approaches regarding current surgical questions.

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07.09.2020 to 10.09.2020

Colon MASTERCLASS: Reduced Port Surgery

Mini-Fellowship
Dr. Walter Brunner, MSc, MBA, FRCS

This intensive masterclass training course is for already experienced surgeons: For a maximum of 2 participants, this course offers the opportunity to get to know innovative surgical techniques that are explained and shown in practice (eg TAMIS).

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17.09.2020 to 18.09.2020

Hernia BASIC: The bald truth

Workshop
Univ.-Doz. Dr. Peter Sandbichler

At this workshop, the basics of inguinal hernia are theoretically explained to the participants in lectures and shown on the next day in live operations.

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22.09.2020 to 23.09.2020

Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy

Mini-Fellowship
Dr. Johannes Angleitner-Flotzinger

This workshop deals with theory and practice regarding laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy.

24.09.2020 to 25.09.2020

Colon BASIC: Reduced Port/SIL Chirurgie - State of the Art

Workshop
Prim. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Felix Aigner, MBA, FEBS, FACS

A 2-day Colon BASIC Workshop of the St. John of God hospital in Graz on Reduced Port/SIL Surgery, under the direction of Dr. med. Gerald Seitinger.

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05.10.2020 to 08.10.2020

Colon MASTERCLASS: Reduced Port Surgery

Mini-Fellowship
Dr. Walter Brunner, MSc, MBA, FRCS

This intensive masterclass training course is for already experienced surgeons: For a maximum of 2 participants, this course offers the opportunity to get to know innovative surgical techniques that are explained and shown in practice (eg TAMIS).

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12.10.2020 to 13.10.2020

Hernia MASTERCLASS: New techniques for ventral hernia repair

Mini-Fellowship
Bernhard Dauser, MD, PhD, FEBS

The completion of the Hernia Masterclass Module is an intensive Mini-Fellowship in which the participants can accompany Dr. Bernhard Dauser in the OR and get to know the new and innovative techniques for ventral hernia repair.

14.10.2020 to 15.10.2020

BILS - basics in laparoscopic surgery

Workshop
Dr. Elmar Haiden

The workshop enables a basic skills training for aspiring surgeons. The course participants train the sensorimotor abilities, basic laparoscopic techniques and perfect their laparoscopic suturing techniques on Lübeck toolboxes and on a lap sim trainer.

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19.10.2020 to 20.10.2020

Hernia MASTERCLASS: hernia surgery - new techniques

Mini-Fellowship
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Gernot Köhler, MSc

In this intensive masterclass training course for max. 2 participants the following techniques are shown: eLAR, eACS, eMILOS, eTEP, TAR, PUMP-Technik, TAPP bilateral, REPA etc.

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09.11.2020 to 12.11.2020

Colon MASTERCLASS: Reduced Port Surgery

Mini-Fellowship
Dr. Walter Brunner, MSc, MBA, FRCS

This intensive masterclass training course is for already experienced surgeons: For a maximum of 2 participants, this course offers the opportunity to get to know innovative surgical techniques that are explained and shown in practice (eg TAMIS).

16.11.2020 to 17.11.2020

Colon BASIC: Reduced Port Surgery

Mini-Fellowship
Professor Dr. Friedrich Herbst, FRCS

In this Mini-Fellowship for 2 participants, the basis of the reduced port colon surgery is theoretically explained and practically demonstrated in live surgeries. The small group enables an intensive exchange of experiences and an efficient learning progress.

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19.11.2020 to 20.11.2020

Hernia BASIC: TAPP, ­­­­IPOM, Sublay - Update and Hands-on

Workshop
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Herwig Pokorny

This training course on the subject of ventral and abdominal wall hernia repair deals in particular with the surgical techniques TAPP, IPOM and sublay, which are theoretically explained with lectures on the first day and shown and explained during live operations on the second workshop day.

23.11.2020 to 25.11.2020

Colon BASIC II: Colon Surgery - theory and practice

Mini-Fellowship
Univ.-Doz. Dr. Andreas Shamiyeh, FACS, FEBS

This Mini-Fellowship is an intensive training course to get to know modern reduced port and SIL techniques basically.