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SURGERY 7009EX - Minimally Invasive Surgery Theory II

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Term 2
Campus: External
Restriction: Available to MMIS students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: SURGERY 7007
Assessment: Exam, online assessment, classroom contribution

The course will build on what was taught in Minimally Invasive Surgery Theory I. It will focus on methods of access to working spaces. Topics will include ports and instruments required for entry to working spaces and the effect that this has on the physiology and immunology of the human body. For example, students will learn about the physiology of the peritoneum during insufflations. The effects of different insufflations gasses will be considered. A variety of access techniques such as HALS, SILS, NOTES and robotics will be discussed. In addition, a leading expert will teach about how anaesthesia interacts with the various topics covered in the term.

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Postgraduate Coursework
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* This course is not normally offered to international students studying within Australia.

Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Term 2 Tue 03/05/2022 Tue 03/05/2022 Tue 07/06/2022 Wed 29/06/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
42056 01EX 10 5 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.