Advanced Cadaver Workshop

Prof Michel Canis

This course is aimed at intermediate to advanced level laparoscopists, who wish to improve their surgical skills. At the end of the workshop, delegates will be equipped with greater understanding of the anatomy of the pelvis with particular reference to ureter, vessels, nerves and the pelvic floor. The workshop will include video presentations, group discussions and supervised cadaveric hands – on dissection. Furthermore, delegates will be able to practice Level 3 procedures under the tutelage of world-renowned experts.

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe and appreciate the following anatomy:
  • Lateral pelvic side wall: ureter, vessels, development of obturator space
  • Development of para-rectal and rectovaginal space
  • Pelvic neuroanatomy: pelvic nerves and sacral plexus
  • Perform the following laparoscopic procedures:
  • Total and Radical Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic and Para-aortic Lymphadenectomy
  • Omentectomy, Appendicectomy
  • Deal with Complications:
  • Bowel and Bladder repair, Vessel injury


Mastering Anatomy

Date & Time:

0800 – 1730, 6 July 2017


SGD 2000* includes breakfast, lunch, and Registration to Main Congress
*SGD 1600 for APAGE members, Fellows and Residents


Academia, 20 College Rd, Singapore 169856
How to get there?

Chief Instructor:

Prof Michel Canis


Prof Masaaki Andou, A/Prof Bernard Chern, Dr Suan Tiong Beh, Dr Tomonori Hada, Dr Cynthia Kew, Prof Dae Yong Kim, Prof Wu-Chou Lin, Prof Timothy Lim, Dr Wong Wai Loong, Dr Wang Peng Hui, Dr Kheng Hong Ng, Dr Quah Hak Mian

Residents, Gynaecologists, General Surgeons, Surgical Oncologists

Day 3 – 6 July 2017, Thursday

Timing Event Speaker
0815-0835 Introduction/Gowning Dr Cynthia Kew
0835-0900 Lecture: To be Confirmed Prof Michel Canis
0900-1000 Hands-on: Pelvic Side Wall Dissection: Ureter, Vessels, Obturator Space Prof Michel Canis/ Faculty
1000-1130 Hands-On: Pelvic Neuro-anatomy: Obturator, Genito-femoral Nerve, Lumbar Sacral Plexus Prof Michel Canis/ Faculty
1130-1230 * Lunch
1230-1330 Hands-on: Pelvic and Para-aortic Lymphadenectomy Prof Michel Canis/ Faculty
1330-1400 Demonstration: Single Port Entry + LESS Hysterectomy Prof Kim Dae-Yeon
1400-1530 Hands-on: Total Hysterectomy and Radical Hysterectomy Prof Michel Canis/ Faculty
1530-1600 Tea Break
1600-1700 Hands-on: Development of the Para-Vesical and Rectovaginal Septum
1700-1715 Lecture: To be confirmed Dr Ng Kheng Hong
1715-1745 Hands-on: Laparoscopic Bowel/ Bladder Repair Dr Ng Kheng Hong / Dr Quah Hak Mian
1745 Closing of Lab Session Dr Cynthia Kew
1800 Closing of Lab Session Bus leaves Academia for Meet the Experts Dinner
Note: The Organising Committee will try our best to adhere to the proposed programme. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, the programme may be subjected to change.