Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery Training course was conducted by FIMAST (Fortis Institute of Minimal Access Surgery Training) on 22nd and 23rd July 2022. This is the 3rd Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery Training course of this year conducted at Fortis Hospital Cunningham Road Bangalore which is endorsed by Hernia Society of India.
Dr Ganesh Shenoy was the Director and Chief Coordinator and Dr BS Ramesh was the Organising Committee Chairman of the training program.
This was attended by 21 Surgeons across the country and also from Bangladesh. Dr Vijay Borgaonkar, President Elect, Hernia Society of India was the faculty and chief guest for the inauguration ceremony. Dr G. Srikanth , Director and Chief Surgical Gastroenterologist, Sahasra Hospital Bangalore was the chief guest for Closing Ceremony.
Dr Deepraj Bhandarkar, President Hernia Society of India delivered Lecture on “Hiatus Hernia: Diagnosis and Treatment” during this training program.
We demonstrated 18 Laparoscopic Hernia Surgeries in this 2 days. The Laparoscopic surgeries included TEP,TAPP and ETEP mesh repairs for Groin hernias , IPOM Plus, ETEP RS , SCOLA and TAPE mesh repairs for Ventral hernias and Laparoscopic Nissen’s Fundoplication for Hiatus Hernia.
There was active involvement of the Surgeons during the Live Operative Demonstration. All the participants received a Certificate and Pendrive containing whole gamut of laparoscopic hernia surgeries. The course was well appreciated by all the surgeons.