ASGO Hands-On Laparoscopic Workshop:

Principles and Basic Skills of Laparoscopic Surgery (Box Trainer and Animal Lab Training)


Time: November 30, 2023

Venue: Linkou Chang Gung Laboratory Animal Center

Add.: Research Building, No. 15, Wenhua 1st Rd., Guishan Dist., Taoyuan City, Taiwan

Organizers: TAGO, ASGO

Co-Organizer: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital


Course Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, trainees will be able to demonstrate the basic laparoscopic techniques and acquire skills and knowledge in handling the laparoscopic instruments and camera.

  • Techniques in laparoscopic camera and instrument handling
  • Techniques in laparoscopic suturing and knot-tying
  • Electrosurgery in laparoscopy
  • Safe access to the abdomen
  • Ergonomics
  • Pre- and Post-operative considerations


Who should attend:

  • Residents, fellows or attendings who wishes to improve the basic skills of laparoscopic surgical skills.


Moderator: Prof. Yoo-Young Lee (Korea) & Prof. Hung-Hsueh Chou (Taiwan)




08:50 ~ 09:00

Welcome Address & Course Introduction

Prof. Jae-Weon Kim (Korea)
Prof. Peng-Hui Wang (Taiwan)

Session I. Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery

09:00 ~ 09:25

Basic Anatomy & Port Placement

Dr. Yen-Ling Lai (Taiwan)

09:25 ~ 09:50

Laparoscopic Instruments & Energy Devices

Prof. Kuan-Gen Huang (Taiwan)

09:50 ~ 10:10

Coffee Break

10:10 ~ 10:35

Surgical Techniques for Minimally Invasive Surgery in GYN Malignancy

Prof. Kung-Liahng Wang (Taiwan)

10:35 ~ 11:00

Introduction of Workshop and Bowel Resection

Prof. Yoo-Young Lee (Korea)
Prof. Joseph Noh (Korea

11:00 ~ 12:00

Dry Lab (Instrument Handing, Suture & Tie, etc.)

Dr. Hsin-Hong Kuo (Taiwan)

12:00 ~ 13:00


Session II. Hands-on Training

13:00 ~ 16:30

Port Entry

Prof. Yoo-Young Lee (Korea)
Prof. Ting-Chang Chang
Dr. Yen-Ling Lai (Taiwan)
Dr. Hsin-Hong Kuo (Taiwan)

Nephrectomy Module (Organ Dissection)

Repair of Bowel, Bladder, Vessel Injury

16:30 ~ 16:40

Closing Remarks


Register ASAP, 12 spots ONLY!!!

  • Certificate of Attendance will be issued to those who pass the assessment of the workshop.
  • Course fee includes lunch, snacks, & one night of accommodation in Four Points by Sheraton Linkou.