CSUI – Hysteroscopy masterclass

Full day

Date: Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Venue: Skills Lab, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Time: 08:30 – 15:45

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)


08:15 – 08:45 Registration  
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome Dr A Fakier
09:00 – 09:30 Office Hysteroscopy: An introduction Dr D Kennedy
09:30 – 10:15 Practical session 1  
10:15 – 10:45 Tea / Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:30 Didactic session: Operative hysteroscopy including resection and newest shavers Dr S Heylen
11:30 – 12:30 Practical session 2

Resection of animal tissue with Karl Storz resectoscope.

Practical instruction and hands on experience with Bigatti and Truclear shaver

12:30 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:30 Office hysteroscopy: Tips and tricks Dr O Olarogun
14:30 – 15:30 Practical session 3
15:30 – 15:45 Close