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This course is designed for practicing HPB & liver transplant surgeons and trainees interested in expanding their knowledge & skills of vascular surgery relevant to clinical situations. The three-day course will be a combination of case scenario discussions, interactive operative video sessions and intensive hands-on training in vascular & micro-vascular anastomotic techniques.

Dates : 16th - 18th June - 2017

Venue: Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd., 64/66, Senapathi Bapat Marg, Mahim, Mumbai-400016 (Opp. to Mahim Railway Station)

Course Director

Prof. Mohamed Rela

Chairman & Director - Institute of Liver Disease & Transplantation

Gleneagles Global Hospitals, India.

Technical Instructors

Dr Wayel Jassem Kings College Hospital, London

Dr Srinivas Reddy Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai

Course Fee:
INR 30,000 (Indian & SAARC Candidates)
$500 (Other International Candidates)

(Fee includes course materials, refreshments and course dinner)

Course Highlights

  • Principles of vessel handling & vascular anastomoses
  • Vascular techniques relevant to hepatic and pancreatic surgery
  • Dealing with complex vascular issues in liver transplantation
  • Hands-on training in vascular anastomotic techniques in wet-lab
  • Micro-vascular anastomosis training on small animal models

*Early bird registration : Discounted fees of 25,000

* Only 10 slots for the course are available

For further details

Mr. Rajagopal

Mobile : +91 98403 73659



Day – 1 (16th June’17)

Introduction to the course

Case studies:

  • Vascular issues in pancreatic surgery
  • Vascular issues in liver surgery

Operative videos:

  • Portal vein resection in pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Vascular resection and reconstruction during liver resection
  • Arterial anastomosis: Back-wall first technique


Hands-on training (Wet-lab):

  • End to end arterial anastomosis
  • End to side arterial anastomosis
  • End to side artery to PTFE anastomosis


Day – 2 (17th June’17)

Case studies:

  • Adult Liver Transplantation (portal vein thrombosis, poor hepatic artery flow)
  • Pediatric Liver Transplantation (atretic portal vein, absent cava)

Operative videos:

  • Dealing with portal vein thrombosis
  • Non-standard hepatic arterial anastomosis
  • Dealing with an atretic portal vein in pediatric transplantation

Hands-on training (Wet-lab):

  • Anastomosis of size mismatched vessels


Introduction to micro vascular surgery

Hands-on training (Wet-lab):

  • Suturing under an operating microscope
  • Micro vascular arterial anastomosis (same size, size mismatch)


Day – 3 (18th June’17)

Case studies:

  • Partial liver transplants: Vascular reconstruction techniques
  • Portal flow modulation: High flow, low flow

Operative videos:

  • Split liver transplant: Ex-vivo technique
  • PVM: Splenic artery ligation, PPCS, collateral ligation
  • Hands-on training (Wet-lab) (Anesthetized small animal models)
  • End to end aortic anastomosis


  • Hands-on training (Wet-lab) (Anesthetized small animal models)
  • Mobilisation of aortal and vena cava
  • Aortic anastomosis: End to end
  • Vena caval anastomosis: End to end

Summary & final review

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