A wonderful session of Skill Training Programme for Surgeons at Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore was conducted by Dr. R. Padmakumar and Dr. Madhukar Pai. The programme received unprecedented support by Vice Chancellor, Dean , Heads of Departments and staff. Team of 15 from Verwandeln Institute Kochi (Center for laparoscopic training) spend 4 days very productively with 33 Surgeries done in animal lab and 22 procedures in the main operation theater. Participating Surgeons from different parts of India & abroad, significantly improved their skills in various keyhole surgeries to be of great use to their patients.
Training was conducted on Endotrainers, Suturing, Knotting, Videos, Energy Source, Video Sessions, Demonstration, Updates on Mesh, Fixation devices, Hernia Surgeries (TEP, TAPP, Ventral hernia), Bariatric Surgery, Endoscopic Thyroidectomy.