2020 TRAINING SCHOOL

European VitreoRetinal Training School

Learn with the experts! Now in its 19th year!

a 2-week mini fellowship for aspiring vitreoretinal surgeons

Bremen, Germany April 19 – May 1st, 2020

The Syllabus

It is the intention of the course to cover virtually all aspects of vitreoretinal surgery. Subjects will be introduced by lectures, demonstrated by video sequences and live surgery transmissions and then discussed in length and in depth in an open exchange format.

The course will cover:

History of vitreoretinal surgery
General patient management
Diagnostic techniques
Instrumentation
optical systems, machines, instruments, endoscopy, lasers

Classical detachment surgery
pathogenesis, indications, when buckle & when vitrectomy

General vitrectomy technique
e.g. sclerotomies, PVD, deep indentation, heavy liquids, gas, silicone oil, buckling vs 1° vitrectomy, additional buckling – yes or no

Indications & special surgical techniques in
macular holes
age related macular degeneration
diabetic retinopathy
pucker and cellophane maculopathy
uveitis
PVR
trauma
giant tears
rare entities

 

DruckThe European VitreoRetinal Training School is supported by VRmagic with three Eyesi Surgical simulator units on loan. The Eyesi Surgical allows effective training of cataract and vitreoretinal surgery procedures without risk to patients. The simulator records all training data and offers a detailed and objective evaluation of the surgical performance to the trainee.

 

The Schedule 2020

Sunday, April 19 Afternoon Housing
Monday, April 20 08:45 Registration, Welcome
Monday-Friday, April 20-24 09:00-13:00
14:00-18:00
Classes, Live Surgery and Discussion Groups, Dry Lab
Weekend, April 25-26 Free
Monday-Thursday, April 27-30 09:00-13:00
14:00-18:00
Classes, Live Surgery and Discussion Groups, Dry Lab
Thursday, April 30 Exam, Gala Dinner
Friday, May 01 09:00-11:00 Diplomas, Farewell

 

 

The Faculty

The main faculty of the European VitreoRetinal Training School is comprised entirely of high volume vitreoretinal surgeons, selected for their vast experience, innovative capabilities, up-to-date knowledge and teaching talent. They all come from a variety of countries to add diversity to the teaching process. Each one will attend for a 2-3 day period, covering part of the syllabus.

Course directors:
  • Silvia Bopp
  • Giampaolo Gini
  • Bernard Wolff
External faculty (current planning):
  • Jean-Paul Berrod (Nancy, France)
  • Norbert Bornfeld (Essen, Germany)
  • Hans Hoerauf (Göttingen, Germany)
  • Frank Koch (Frankfurt, Germany)
  • Ferenc Kuhn (US/Serbia/Poland)
  • Klaus Lucke (Cape Town, South Africa)
  • Lyubomyr Lytvynchuk (Giessen, Germany)
  • Hassan Mortada (Cairo, Egypt)
  • Sengul Ozdek (Ankara, Turkey)
  • Diego Ruiz Casas (Madrid, Spain)
  • Andreas Schüler (Bremen, Germany)

Cost and Pre-Registration

Registration for the European VitreoRetinal Training School will be limited to about 60 participants. The cost to each participant will be 3850 Euros which includes the course, course material, all breakfasts, all lunches, communal dinners and 10 nights (shared twin room) in the Hotel Munte.

For further information and pre-registration contact:

EVRS Educational Limited
Giampaolo Gini – President
Anja Leppich – CEO
Phone: +33 6 32 57 05 35
Email: evrsc@evrs.org

2020 EVRS Training School Brochure