Cours laparoscopie 2019


Minimally invasive pediatric surgery and urology course

5th - 6th April 2019
SFITS - Geneva, Switzerland

For more information please read the brochure

Course information

  • Two day hands-on course for paediatric surgeons on cadaveric animal models 
  • Full equipment in brand new surgical training center
  • Multimedia-learning with training videos during hands-on practice


Organisers and Invited Faculty

 Professor A. Saxena
 Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Chelsea Children’s Hospital
 Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS, London, UK 


 Mr H. Chandran
 Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Birmingham Children’s Hospital
 Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS, Birmingham, UK


 Mr P. Mishra
 Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Evelina Children’s Hospital
 Guy's and St Thomas NHS, London, UK


 Dr P. Zimmermann
 Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, University Hospital of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany


 Professor L. Vutskits
 Head of the Paediatric Anaesthesia Unit, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland


 Dr O. Sanchez
 Division of Paediatric Surgery, Lausanne University Hospitals
 University Center of Pediatric Surgery of Western Switzerland


 Dr E. Brönnimann
 Division of Paediatric Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals, University Center of Pediatric
 Surgery of Western Switzerland  


 Dr L. Mazzone
 Departement of Paediatric Visceral Surgery, University Children's Hospital Zurich



Day 1 - April 5th - Basic

  • Fundamentals of pediatric laparoscopy 
  • Lunch
  • General techniques and chicken-model 
  • Diner

Day 2 - April 6th - Advanced

  • Animal model: Cholecystectomy, Fundoplicatio
  • Lunch
  • Animal model: Intestinal anastomosis, Pyeloplasty

Participation fees (including lunches and diner)

     Day 1: CHF 400 (basic)
     Day 2: CHF 500 (advanced)
     Day 1 + Day 2: CHF 880 

Registration is to be sent to with the following information: name, title, hospital, phone. Please include the title of the course: “Pediatric surgery 15-6 April 19” 

Once we confirm your registration, you will have a few days to transfer the fee to the below bank account :

     Beneficiary: SWISS Foundation for Innovation and Training in Surgery
     Bank name: Crédit Suisse (Suisse) SA
     IBAN: CH25 0483 5162 4007 9100 1 Mention: Pediatric surgery 5-6 April 2019



 SWISS Foundation for Innovation and Training in
 Surgery (SFITS)
 Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
 Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4
 1205 Geneva, Switzerland

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 (not included in the course fees)

 Starling Residence Genève
 Route des Acacias, 4
 CH - 1227 Genève
 Room price: CHF 145 (breakfast + CHF 15)

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 ibis Styles Genève Carouge Hotel
 Route de Saint Julien 3
 CH - 1227 Genève
 Room price: CHF 146 single / CHF 169 double occupancy (breakfast included for both)

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SFITS minimally invasive paediatric surgery and urology course, Geneva, Switzerland, 15/06/2018- 16/06/2018 has been granted 14 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®). The demand for this 2019 course is still in progress.




SFITS - SWISS Foundation for Innovation and Training in Surgery - Geneva 

CURCP - Centre universitaire romand de chirurgie pédiatrique - Geneva