Hands-on lap suturing course (SIMSEI) – 17/01/2020 -Brussels

The 17 Jan 2020

Suturing is a basic surgical skill.  Laparoscopic suturing however is a technique that proves challenging to master, certainly in the early years of surgical training.

The “Laparoscopic suturing course” has been integrated in the laparoscopic training courses of the Belgian Group of Endoscopic Surgery (BGES) and precedes other workshops on animal and cadaver models.

Course Objectives: 

-To learn the fundamentals of laparoscopic suturing

-Safely introduce and pick up a needle to make a tissue bite.

-Suture through tissues at a desirable depth and distance

-How to achieve an intracorporeal Surgeon’s knot

-How to achieve a laparoscopic tumbled square knot

-Continuous suturing while maintaining the tension and completing the suture line

Course description

Half day practical workshop, delivered by expert in laparoscopy surgery with the Simsei Laparoscopic Trainer  (Applied Medical)

Aimed at:

1st– 2nd year Surgical Trainees.




January 17, 2020 from 2 P.M to 6 P.M


Park Inn by Radisson Brussels Midi

Place Marcel Broodthaers 3,

B-1060 Brussels, Belgium

Course fees: 

BGES member trainee: 50€ caution

Non BGES Trainee: 100€ (BGES subscription 2020 + caution*)

*The caution will be refunded after the course

Payment by bank transfer: IBAN BE33 2100 8485 5046