Radical and Reconstructive Vulvar Surgery – Hands-on

Venue

Tampere Surgical Education Centre
Biokatu 16, Building O, 2nd floor, 33520 Tampere

Date

Friday 18th of May 2018

Target Audience

Gynaecological oncology surgeons and subspecialty trainees, plastic surgeons and trainees. Teams are most welcome!

Number of Attendants

8 gynae oncologists, 4 plastic surgeons

Learning Methods

Lectures and hands-on training in a fresh cadaver lab

Learning Objectives

Gynae Oncologists:

  • to master the anatomy of the groin
  • to understand and master the technique of inguino-femoral lymphadenectomy
  • to understand and master the indications and technique of radical vulvectomy
  • to enhance knowledge about possibilities of reconstructive vulvar surgery in vulvar cancer

Plastic Surgeons:

  • to understand the indications for radical surgery in vulvar cancer
  • to understand the indications and possibilities for reconstructive surgery in vulvar cancer
  • to master various techniques of flap surgery in reconstruction of vulvar area

Both groups:

  • to enhance multidisciplinary team work in radical vulvar cancer surgery

Trainers

  • Dr. Reita Nyberg (gynae oncology), Tampere University Hospital
  • Dr. Maarit Vuento (gynae oncology), Tampere University Hospital
  • Dr. Ilkka Kaartinen (plastic surgery), Tampere University Hospital
  • Dr. Antti Mikkola (plastic surgery), Tampere University Hospital

Registration

Open until April 18th 2018 via link: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/EP/661FD8B05E3D2FBC

Be careful to choose the right track. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email. Using it, the registration can be modified or cancelled until April 18th 2018. The participation is confirmed by paying the course fee, and it has to be paid by April 1st 2018.

Program

TRACK FOR Gynae oncologists

TRACK FOR Plastic surgeons

7.30 – 8.00

Registration

7.30 – 8.00

Registration

8.00 – 8.30

The anatomy of the groin

The technique of inguino-femoral lymphadenectomy, tips&tricks

8.00 – 8.30

The anatomy of the groin

The technique of inguino-femoral lymphadenectomy, tips&tricks

8.30 – 9.00

The indications and technique of radical vulvectomy, tips&tricks

8.30 – 9.00

The indications and technique of radical vulvectomy, tips&tricks

9.00 – 9.30

The possibilities of reconstructive surgery in vulvar cancer

9.00 – 9.30

The possibilities of reconstructive surgery in vulvar cancer

9.30 – 10.00

The technique of various flaps for vulvar area

9.30 – 10.00

The technique of various flaps for vulvar area

10.00 – 10.15

Coffee and instructions for the lab

10.00 – 10.15

Coffee and instructions for the lab

10.15 – 12.30

Hands-on:

IF-lymphadenectomy and radical vulvectomy

10.15 – 12.30

Follow up and assistance of  IF-lymphadenectomy and radical vulvectomy

12.30 – 13.15

Lunch

12.30 – 13.15

Lunch

13.15 – 15.30

Follow up and assistance of vulvar reconstructive surgery

13.15 – 15.30

Hands-on: Reconstructive vulvar surgery

15.30 – 16.00

Coffee; Conclusions and remarks

15.30 – 16.00

Coffee; Conclusions and remarks

Tampere Surgical Education Centre reserves the right for program alterations.

Participation Fee

970 EUR (including VAT 24 %); the fee includes course materials and diplomas, coffees and lunch. The payment information is given at the time of registration. The fee has to be paid by April 1st 2018, in order to confirm the participation. The fee is refundable until April 18th 2018, deducted with a processing fee of 30 €. After April 18th 2018, no refunds will be made.

Accomodation

Norlandia Tampere Hotel is located in the next building, Biokatu 14. For participants the prices are:

  • single room 100 €/night
  • twin room 115 €/night.

The price includes breakfast, free wi-fi and sauna. Reservations must be made before April 18th 2018. Use the code KIR170518. Email: tampere@norlandia.com, tel: +358 50 384 4400.

Contact Information

tsec@pshp.fi (arrangements, course fees etc.)

reita.nyberg@pshp.fi (educational content)

Experiences from the earlier course May 2017

Gained knowledge and skills 4.8, active participation 4.9, atmosphere of the course 5.0, willingness to recommend the course for colleagues 5.0 (scale 1 – 5).

From the attendants:

“This was very very good!”

“I would recommend!”

“Very nice course and excellent facilities!!”