WORKSHOP ON STAPLERS IN GENERAL SURGERY

DY Patil University- School of Medicine
Department of General Surgery

WORKSHOP ON STAPLERS IN GENERAL SURGERY

Date 2nd March 2017, Thursday
Organizing Secretary Dr Kailash Jawade
Organizing Chairman Dr Ajay Gujar

 

20 Residents from different institute and our faculty members participated  in the workshop.

 Institute wise participants

  • D Y Patil University School of Medicine 16

  • MGM Hospital, Kamothe 04

  • Apollo Hospital, Belapur 01

 Dr Kailash Jawade welcomed all the participants and faculty for workshop. In opening remarks Dr Ajay Gujar mentioned about the history of staplers and how stappler technology improved to current date. He also mentioned about various advantages of stplers. He emphasied importance why general surgeon must learn all technical aspects of steplers. After this Ms Rehana, Product Manager, Johnson and Johnson Ltd. described basics of staplers, different types of stapler available in the market and how to use them.

Dr Jignesh Gandhi, Associate Professor and Head of Unit at SGMC and KEM Hospital was the faculty for this workshop. In his speech he has mentioned about science of tissue management, mechanism how staplers work to cut as well as to achieve hemostasis. He talk about various practicle aspects about how to select type of stapler, what aspects we should consider while using stapler and how to avoid various complications related to use of stapler.

 After academic session, live demonstration and workshop was started. Dr Jignesh demonstrated use of all staplers. All residents used one or other type of stapler under supervision of Dr Jignesh and Dr Kailash.

Workshop ended with vote of thanks to faculty and staff of ethicon institute of surgical education.

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