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SACRAL NEUROMODULATION FUNDAMENTAL WORKSHOP (ECMT)

DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for physicians who are interested in starting and expanding their knowledge of Sacral Neuromodulation for the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunctions. The course combines theoretical learning and cadaver hands-on experience.

This program addresses the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunctions, such as: overactive bladder, nonobstructive urinary retention and fecal incontinence.

It covers essential concepts, such as: the basics of neuromodulation of the lower urinary tract and of the bowel dysfunction, patient selection, clinical evidence, basics of the programming and the different stages of the standardized implant technique.

This workshop is offered in partnership with European Continuous Medical Training (ECMT).

AUDIENCE

This workshop is designed for multidisciplinary specialties that plan to use Sacral Neuromodulation for the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunctions in their institutions. Participants should have basic knowledge of Sacral Neuromodulation, having observed or performed up to 5 cases. 

Specialties include:

  • Colorectal surgeons
  • Urologists
  • Gynecologists
  • Uro-gynaecologists

OBJECTIVE

At the end of this training, participants will have a better understanding of:

  • Select and evaluate patients for bladder and bowel neuromodulation therapy
  • Use X-ray for the right positioning of the electrodes
  • Perform a Sacral neuromodulation optimized implant techniques with InterStim™ system
  • Program the InterStim™ system
  • Troubleshooting and manage difficult cases
  • Manage patients post-operatively

 

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DATES

This course takes place four times per year.

Please contact your local Medtronic representative.

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LOCATION

Erlangen, Germany

Antwerp, Belgium

Barcelona, Spain

Ghent, Belgium

PREREQUISITES

You will be required to complete the e-learning: "Introduction to Sacral Neuromodulation" prior to attending this workshop.

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FORMAT

DURATION: 2 DAYS 

20 PARTICIPANTS