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TVH & Mid-Urethral Slings - A Hands on Course

Dec 20, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

Join us on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022 from 8 am–4 pm for this course! Will be in person at Wake Forest School of Medicine (475 Vine Street., Winston-Salem, NC 27101).

slingsThis one-day workshop will focus on learning, improving and perfecting the ACOG-recommended route of hysterectomy, the Total Vaginal Hysterectomy. One out of three women over 45 have SUI. This course will improve your surgical skills on how to treat this common problem. Participants will perform mid- urethral slings via both transobturator and retropubic approach. This is a hands-on course in which attendees will perform both procedures on low- and high-fidelity models.

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Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Identify suitable patient candidates for vaginal hysterectomy.
  • Identify which preoperative workup is necessary and helpful in determining hysterectomy route.
  • Describe how to work in OR team and effectively use assistants.
  • Discuss procedure steps and how to perform both traditional suture method and with vessel sealing device.
  • Perform salpingectomy and use of vaginal laparoscopy for difficult adnexectomy.
  • Manage complications and postoperative care. Incorporate this into practice by offering TVH as option for suitable patients needing hysterectomy.
  • Identify which patients with urinary incontinence should be offered surgery.
  • Explain transobturator (TOT) and transvaginal (TVT) approach and advantages of each. Manage complications and postoperative care.
  • Offer this procedure for the common problem of stress incontinence as a treatment option with in a generalists practice.

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Registration Fee is $350 for Practitioner and $100 for Resident, get signed up today!

Who Should Participate
Practicing Ob/Gyn physicians, fellows and residents.

Leslie Kammire, MD, Professor, Gynecology, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Helen Malone, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Gynecology, W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center

Catherine Matthews, MD, Professor, Urogynecology, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Candace Parker-Autry, MD, Assistant Professor Gynecology, Wake Forest School of Medicine


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Tags: OB/GYN, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Brooke Kochanski

Written by Brooke Kochanski

Marketing & Communications Specialist at Northwest AHEC

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