Vaginal Surgery under Local Anesthesia

Workshop 5

Workshop Schedule

09:00

Gunhilde Buchsbaum

09:10

Gunhilde Buchsbaum

09:40

Erin Duecy

10:10

Gunhilde Buchsbaum
Erin Duecy
Meghan MacRae

10:30

None

11:00

Meghan MacRae

11:30

Gunhilde Buchsbaum

Aims & Objectives

Basic
180 minutes
Reconstructive Surgery. Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Vaginal Surgery Local Anesthesia Physicology
Urogynecology surgeons; urology surgeons, Colorectal surgeons; general surgeons

Participants should be able to: • describe how to select and prepare patients for surgery when getting started • understand the pharmacology of local anaesthetics and how to calculate maximal doses • describe the administration of local anaesthetics and the use of nerve blocks • discuss special considerations for surgery under local anaesthesia in the elderly patients and in patients with medical conditions such as COPD or cardiac conditions • list technical considerations when performing vaginal surgery under local anaesthesia • discuss how to cooperate with your anaesthesiologist