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Surgical Skills Training Courses

Organiser: S. Binder AUSTRIA
Cost: Vitrectomy: €175, Intravitreal Application of Drugs: €50

FRIDAY 27 MAY

Course No.

Time

Course

Capacity

01

08.00 – 12.00

Vitrectomy (Beginner)

20

02

08.00 – 12.00

Vitrectomy (Beginner)

20

03

14.00 – 17.00

Vitrectomy (Advanced)

20

04

14.00 – 17.00

Vitrectomy (Advanced)

20

SATURDAY 28 MAY

Course No.

Time

Course

Capacity

05

08.00 – 11.00

Vitrectomy (Beginner)

20

06

08.00 – 11.00

Vitrectomy (Advanced)

20

07

14.00 – 15.00

Intravitreal Application of Drugs

50

Vitrectomy Beginner

Participants should have knowledge of cataract surgery. It is not necessary to have performed a vitrectomy before.

This course will cover the following:

• Introduction of the use of the machines and the BIOM by representatives of the company
• Instrumentation needed for vitreous surgery and Wetlab-rules
• Basic vitrectomy technique: Learning incisions and how to perform a core vitrectomy with the help of Triamcinolone as a dye.
Wound closure.

Vitrectomy Advanced

Participants should have some experience in vitreous surgery or have already participated in the beginner course.

This course will cover the following:

• Small incision sutureless vitrectomy (23 /25 g): Advantages and disadvantages
• Small incision training with 23gauge system
• Principles of macular surgery - Dyes used in membrane peeling
• Virtual reality training for macular pucker surgery and ILM removal
• Management of complications during vitrectomy
• Tamponades - their properties and indications
• Fluid-gas and PFCL/silicone exchange principles

Intravitreal Applications of Drugs

Technique will be shown with the use of microscopes. During this course participants will be given an introduction to the pre-operative preparation of the patient, proper draping and drug application. Also possible complications as well as the postoperative care will be presented.

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