Report: A symposium on laparoscopy aimed at OBGYNs was held from February 8 until February 10, 2012.

A symposium on laparoscopy aimed at OBGYNs was held in laparoscopy training centre of TUMS and Bahman hospital from February 8 until February 10, 2012withattendanceof laparoscopy centre of TUMS faculty members:HosseinAsheghM.D.,Adel Shervin M.D., Elham Akbari M.D., Ahmadreza Soroush M.D., Jalal Rezaie M.D., Zahra Asgari M.D. and 27 OBGYNs. On the opening day, participants practiced on live animal in laparoscopy centre of TUMS. During the second and third day in Bahman hospital, theory review, video review and live surgery observance were performed.At the end of this training program,participants received a certificate from TUMS and Arian Tandrorost Co (Wolf).

Day Time Subject
Wednesday 8:00 – 13:00 Animal Lab
In Laparoscopy Training Center of TUMS


Day Time Subject Lecturer
Thursday 8:00-8:30 Registration —-
8:30-8:45 Opening Ceremony
(Reading of Quran, National Anthem)
8:45-9:00 Welcome Address and Review of Program Mehvar M.D.
Adel Shervin M.D.
9:00-12:00 Live Laparoscopic Surgery
(Endometriosis Related Frozen Pelvis) (Use of Harmonic Scalpel)
Adel Shervin M.D.
Elham Akbari M.D.
Moderator Elham Akbari M.D.
12:00-13:00 Lunch at Bahman Hospital —-
13:00-13:30 Fundamentals of Safe Laparoscopic Surgery Hossein Ashegh M.D.
13:30-14:00 Laparoscopic Surgery in Pregnancy Jalal Rezaie M.D.
14:00-14:30 Ergonomy in Laparoscopy Sedigheh Amani M.D.
14:30-15:00 Refreshments with Q & A —-
15:00-15:30 Nursing Role in OR, Who takes care of our equipment & how Karim Baikpoor
15:30-16:00 Laparoscopic Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Adel Shervin M.D.
16:00-16:30 Pros & Cons of Different Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Elham Akbari M.D.
16:30-17:00 Free Video Presentation, Interesting Cases Adel Shervin M.D.
17:00-18:00 Questions & Answers —-


Day Time Subject Lecturer
Friday 8:30 – 8:45 Reading of Quran, National Anthem —-
8:45 – 9:00 Welcome to 2d Day with Surgical Case Review Adel Shervin M.D.
9:00 – 12:00 Live Laparoscopic Surgery
(Myomectomy or TLH )
(Use of Harmonic Scalpel)
Adel Shervin M.D.
Elham Akbari M.D.
Moderator Elham Akbari M.D.
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch at Bahman Hospital —-
13:00 – 13:30 Challenges of Laparoscopy & MI Laparoscopy Ahmadreza Soroush M.D.
13:30 – 14:00 Laparoscopy in Acute Abdomen Ahmadreza Soroush M.D.
14:00 – 14:30 Laparoscopic Myomectomy Reyhaneh Hosseini M.D.
14:30 – 15:00 Laparoscopic Management of Ovarian Cysts Elham Akbari M.D.
15:00 – 15:30 Role of Laparoscopy in Gyn. Oncology Adel Shervin M.D.
15:30 – 16:00 Refreshments with Q & A —-
16:00 – 17:00 Laparoscopic Management of Deep Endometriosis Adel Shervin M.D.
17:00 – 17:30 Laparoscopic Management of Urinary Tract Problems Vahid Najaran M.D.
17:30 – 18:00 Complications of Laparoscopic Surgery Hossein Ashegh M.D.
18:00 – 18:30 Laparoscopic Management of GI & GU Endometriosis Adel Shervin M.D.
18:30 – 19:00 Questions & Answers, End of Program —-