Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery Training course was conducted at Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road, Bangalore on 10th-11th March 2022 by Dr Ganesh Shenoy and Dr B. S. Ramesh.
It was a PACE program on Hernia surgery, a Medtronics initiative. It was a successful and well received course. It was endorsed by Hernia Society of India , the National Chapter of Asia Pacific Hernia Society.
Seven Surgeons from Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka attended the course. This training course involved Live Operative Demonstrations and Video lectures by Dr Ganesh Shenoy and Team. We had Live Operative Demonstrations of 8 Laparoscopic Hernia Surgeries: TEP ,TAPP,ETEP for groin hernias, IPOM plus, TAPE, Etep-RS, SCOM for ventral hernias and laparoscopic Nissen’s fundoplication for Hiatus Hernia. The operative demonstrations were relayed live to all surgeons through MICROSOFT TEAMS platform. Dr Ashwin Thangavelu, Executive Committee member Hernia Society of India, delivered a lecture on “Laparoscopic TAPP repairs for Groin and Ventral hernias” and shared his experience with the surgeons.