Basic Laparoscopic Surgical Training

Compulsory choosen elective course


NEPTUN code: AOG517607

year, semester: 1st and 2nd semester of 5th year

No. of lessons: 20 hours  (5 lectures, 15 practices)

Credit points: 2

Coordinator: István Furka, M.D., D.Sc., Ph.D.

Lecturers, tutors

  • István Furka, M.D., D.Sc., Ph.D., Iren Mikó M.D., C.Sc., Ph.D.
  • Zsolt Kincses, M.D.
  • Ms. Andrea Furka, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Ms. Erzsébet Ványolos, Ph.D.                                           

Entrance conditions:  “Basic Surgical Techniques”, "Surgical Operative Techniques", "Surgery II"

Exam: AW5


1st week:

         Lecture I. (February, 17, 2021, Wednesday 16:00-18:15)

         History of laparoscopic surgery. Basic principles of laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic
         equipments: insufflator, optics, monitor, laparoscopic instrumentation. (3 hours)

         Lecture II. (February, 18, 2021, Thurday 16:00-17:30)

         Laparoscopic surgical interventions (clinical lecturer). (2 hours)


Group 1 week 4: March 1, Monday: 16:00-19:00
Group 2 week 14: May 10, Monday: 13:00-16:00
Group 3 week 14: May 10, Monday: 16:00-19:00
Group 4 week 9: April 6, Tuesday: 16:00-19:00

  • Practical: Practising the use of laparoscopic instruments in open pelvi-trainer. Operating in three-dimensional field viewing two-dimensional structure by video-imaging.

Group 1 week 4: March 2, Tuesday: 16:00-19:00
Group 2 week 14: May 11, Tuesday: 13:00-16:00
Group 3 week 14: May 11, Tuesday: 16:00-19:00
Group 4 week 9: April 7, Wednesday: 16:00-19:00

  • Practical: Intracorporal knotting technique on surgical training model in open and closed pelvi-trainer.

Group 1 week 4: March 3, Wednesday: 16:00-19:00
Group 2 week 14: May 12, Wednesday: 13:00-16:00
Group 3 week 14: May 12, Wednesday: 16:00-19:00
Group 4 week 9: April 8, Thursday: 16:00-19:00

  • Practical: Preparation on chicken thigh and practising intracorporal knotting technique in open and closed pelvi-boxes and MATT (Minimal Access Therapy Technique) trainer.

Group 1 week 4: March 4, Thursday: 16:00-19:00
Group 2 week 14: May 13, Thursday: 13:00-16:00
Group 3 week 14: May 13, Thursday:16:00-19:00
Group 4 week 9: April 9, Friday: 16:00-19:00

  • ​​​Practical: Cholecystectomy on isolated liver-gallbladder biopreparate model and/or phantom model in closed pelvi-box and MATT trainer.


  • Self control test


Aim of the course

  • Students have to learn the laparoscopic equipment and instruments and to perform basic laparoscopic interventions working in open and closed pelvi-trainer, MATT (Minimal Access Therapy Technique) trainer on surgical training models, phantom models and biopreparate model.

Course description

  • History and basic principles of endoscopic surgery. The use laparoscopic equipment and instruments. Intracorporeal knotting technique in open and closed pelvi-trainer on phantom models and biopreparate models.
  • Cholecystectomy in closed pelvi-trainer and MATT-trainer on liver-gallbladder phantom model and biopreparate model.

Further reading

  • New surgical techniques procedures. Laparoscopic surgery. NOTES. Da Vinci surgical system.  In: Mikó I., Furka I.: Basic Surgical Techniques, Faculty of Medicine. 4th (enlarged) Edition. Debrecen University Press, 2019. pp. 193-201. ISBN: 978-963-490-118-1.
  • Reddick E.J.: Atlas of Laparoscopic Surgery. Raven Press, New York, 1993. ISBN: 0-88167-923-1.
  • Cuschieri A., Buess G., Pérrisat J.: Operative Manual of Endoscopic Surgery. Springer Verlag, 1992. ISBN: 3-540-53486-5.

Updated: 2021.05.13.

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