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Alcon Experience Center: Basic Surgical Retina Course
A Workshop for surgeons willing to be introduced to the basics of vitreoretinal surgery and its instrumentation.

Alcon Experience Center: Basic Surgical Retina Course
A Workshop for surgeons willing to be introduced to the basics of vitreoretinal surgery and its instrumentation.

Datum
11.10.2024
Workshop
Barcelona
Sprache
Englisch
Veranstalter
Alcon Experience Center
Organisator

Alcon Experience Center
World Trade Center Almeda Park,
Plaça de la Pau s/n - Building 8 - Floor 3
08940 Barcelona
alcon.experiencecenter@alcon.com


A Workshop for surgeon willing to be introduced to fundamental knowledge of basic vitreoretinal surgery, the instrumentation involved and its accessories. The course will also provide opportunity to have some limited hands on with the technology involved.
  • Basisinformation
    Datum
    11.10.2024
    Workshop
    Barcelona
    Sprache
    Englisch
    Veranstalter
    Alcon Experience Center
    Organisator

    Alcon Experience Center
    World Trade Center Almeda Park,
    Plaça de la Pau s/n - Building 8 - Floor 3
    08940 Barcelona
    alcon.experiencecenter@alcon.com


  • VERANSTALTUNGSORT
    Alcon Experience Center
    World Trade Center Almeda Park, Plaça de la Pau s/n - Building 8 - Floor 3
    08940 Barcelona, ES
  • Programm

    Didactic Content:

    Disease Management and Surgical Treatments

    • Macular holes
    • Macular pucker
    • Membranes
    • Vitreous opacities
    • Retinal tears and detachments
    • Dropped crystalline lens/nucleus fragments

    Preparing for a Pars Plana Vitrectomy

    • Operating room setup/layout
    • Preparing the patient/eye
    • Define approach and techniques
    • Trocar cannula and infusion setups

    Vitreous substitutes and Staining Compounds and their use

    • Tamponades - physics and clinical indications
      • Air, gas, silicone oil, PFCL
    • Stains and adjuncts
     
     
     

    Case presentations

    Surgical equipment and instruments used in the PPV

    • An introduction to vitrectomy consoles and their evolution
    • An introduction to Vitrectomy Probes and their evolution
    • A deeper dive into the main functions of a vitrectomy console
      • Pumps – advantages and disadvantages
      • Illumination – sources and illumination fibers
      • Infusion systems
      • Viscous Fluid Controllers
      • LASER Systems and wavelengths
      • Endo and LIO
    • Viewing systems – contact and non-contact –
      • Types and their advantages and disadvantages
    • Hand Instruments
      • Forceps, scissors
    • Endocryopexy

    Hands-On Content

    Dry Lab

    Setup CONSTELLATION® Vision System

    • Pumps
    • Illuminarion
    • Fluid Controllers
    • Lasers
    • Endoillumination and LIO

    Viewing systems – Setup and appropriate use (Microscope & BIOM)

    Wet Lab

    • Preparing for vitrectomy, insertion of trocars, setting up infusion line, core vitrectomy, retinotomy
    • Use of perfluorocarbons (heavy liquid), fluid-air exchange, use of dyes, membrane peeling
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    Fachärzte/-innen
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    Ärzte/-innen in Weiterbildung
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    The participant is responsible for organizing and funding their own travel and accommodation to attend the Basic courses.
  • Buchung / Anmeldung

    Please contact the organiser directly for further information.

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