1 Aug 2019

Advanced Soft Tissue Surgery - Hernias



Key Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of abdominal hernias.
  • List the surgical options for repair of hernias using autologous or synthetic materials.
  • Describe emergency stabilisation and surgery for traumatic hernias including when incarceration and/or strangulation has occurred.
  • Outline the pathophysiology of traumatic and congenital diaphragmatic hernias such as pleuroperitoneal and peritoneopericardial hernias.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of perineal herniation and the decision-making process for selection of an appropriate surgical procedure for their repair in individual cases.

Includes a practical session where abdominal wall reconstruction by external abdominal oblique myofascial flap and cranial sartorius muscle flap, use of polypropylene mesh, omentalisation, internal obturator transposition, semitendinosus muscle flap, cystopexy, vas deferens pexy and colopexy can be practised.

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  1. Payment for the course can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
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  1. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
  2. Where all available places are full, applicants will be offered first refusal for the next available date.
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Key Information

Advanced Soft Tissue Surgery - Hernias
1 Aug 2019
1 Day Course
09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
6 CPD hours
Guillaume Chanoit
Price: £950.00 + VAT

Alternative Start Dates

No alternative dates at present


Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.



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