Advanced Laparoscopic Abdominal Anatomy (SURG5020)


The course will deliver focused sessions on applied laparoscopic anatomy, pertinent to specific procedures in colorectal, upper gastrointestinal, general and urological surgery. Video, other visual and others material will be used to aid teaching of the abdominal, pelvic and retroperitoneal laparoscopic anatomy involved in these procedures. Printed material and worksheets will be read and completed prior to each session. Sessions will comprise five 2-hour sessions and one weekend half-day anatomy workshop.

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Further unit of study information


10x2hr tutorials, Concord Clinical School


Presentation of quiz answer and attendance at each tutorial (10x 4%), assignment (60%)


Reading materials will be posted online prior to the sessions.

Faculty/department permission required?


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Additional Information

Students must contact Unit of Study coordinator as early as possible to receive pre-reading material

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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.