CSUI – Hysteroscopy masterclass

The UCT department of O&G would like to invite you to take part in a half day workshop during taking the form of 2 short didactic sessions lead by experts in the field of office hysteroscopy and operative hysteroscopy.

There will also be ample opportunity and time allocated for hands on training with state of the art hysteroscopy equipment (sponsored by Karl Storz and Johnson & Johnson) supervised by expert hysteroscopists.

The various aspects to be covered will include office hysteroscopy (tips and tricks including procedural sedation), Karl Storz Bugatti shaver and its uses, bipolar resectoscope with opportunity to practice on vegetable model.

Who should attend?

All levels of gynaecological endoscopists will benefit from the workshop as the course covers material aimed at trainees as well as experienced hysteroscopists who want to keep abreast of all the newest techniques available.

Therefor medical officers working in gynaecology, O&G registrars and practicing gynaecologists will benefit from attending.

Workshop attendance limited to 20 due to venue limitations and equipment availability.

Course organizers

Dr Deon Kennedy (UCT Department of O&G and New Somerset Hospital)

Dr A.Fakier.           (UCT Department of O&G and New Somerset Hospital)


09:00 -09:30 Registration and Welcome  
09:30-10:15 Office Hysteroscopy: tips and tricks including procedural sedation Dr F.Olarogun
10:15 -11:15 Practical session 1 : Dry lab Bettochi camera navigation and polypectomy Deon Kennedy/ Amiena Fakier
11:15 -11:30 Refreshments  
11:30-12:15 Didactic session: practical session 2

Operative hysteroscopy including resection and newest shavers

Dr Sulaiman Heylen
12:15-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:45 Practical session 3: Resection of animal tissue with Karl Storz and J&J resectoscope.

Practical instruction and hands on experience with Bigatti and Truclear shaver.

Deon Kennedy/ Amiena Fakier
14:45 -15:00 Close