Under the aegis of the

Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India

56ᵗʰ AMASI Skill Course &
FMAS Examination

Venue : DR. S. N. MEDICAL COLLEGE, Jodhpur 10ᵗʰ - 12ᵗʰ August 2018

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Dear Colleagues,

It is our great pleasure to welcome you all to 56th AMASI Skill Course and Fellowship Exam to be held at Dr. S. N. Medical College, Jodhpur, from 10ᵗʰ - 12ᵗʰ August, 2018. This Skill Course aims to continue the great tradition of Accreditation initiated by AMASI for the practicing as well as budding Surgeons in India.

This skill course is an ideal platform to interact with the faculty and learn the basic techniques as well as to upgrade your skills in Laparoscopic Surgery. The sessions conducted during the course would attempt to impart, comprehensive knowledge and skill in basic and advanced Laparoscopic Surgery with the basic aim of training all surgeons to perform Laparoscopic Surgery.

A written exam (MCQ) along with viva voce including skill test will be conducted on the last day. Successful candidates will be awarded the Fellowship of Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS).

With warm regards.

Organised By

Dr C Palanivelu

Founder President

Dr. Tamonas Chaudhuri


Dr. Jugindra S


Dr. Ajay Malviya

Organising Chariman

Dr. Sunil Chandak

Organizing Convenor

Dr. Diwakar Bansal

Co Convenor

Dr. M L Bishnoi

Co Convenor

Skill course schedule

  • Setup of Laparoscopic Surgery Unit, Equipment, Instrumentation & Endovision Surgery
  • Sterilization & Maintenance of Equipment
  • Electrocautery & Newer Energy Sources in Laparoscopy
  • Troubleshooting in Laparoscopy
  • Basics in Laparoscopic Suturing and Knotting
  • Techniques of Creation & Complication of Pneumoperitoneum
  • Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Appendicectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Difficult Situation & Prevention of CBD Injury
  • Complications During Lap Cholecystectomy - How to Manage ?
  • CBD Stones Laparoscopic Management
  • CBD Stones Endoscopic Management
  • Ergonomics in Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Anatomy
  • TEP - Procedure for Inguinal Hernia
  • TAAP- Procedure for Inguinal Hernia
  • Incisional / Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Prosthesis in Hernia & Fixation Devices
  • Laparoscopic Management of Hydatid & other Liver Cysts
  • Esophageal Hiatal Anatomy & G J Vagotomy
  • Laparoscopic Management of GERD
  • Laparoscopic Management of Achalasia Cardia
  • Laparoscopic Management of Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Newer Trends in Laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Management of Prolapse Rectum
  • Laparoscopy in Colonic Cancers
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Cancer & TME


  • Pelvic Anatomy
  • Lap Management of Adnexal Masses
  • TLH – Step by step
  • Lap Myomectomy
  • Lap Management of Endometrioses
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopy in Acute Abdomen & Trauma
  • Laparoscopic Management of Pseudocyst Pancreas
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Uterine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adnexal Surgery
  • Video Documentation & Storage
  • How to write a Scientific Paper
  • Briefing about the Examination

Theory, Practical & Viva Examination

Eligibility Criteria

  • Participation in a workshop organized under the aegis of AMASI.
  • Completion of a ‘Skill Course’.
  • Successful test score in Fellowship Examination.
  • Performing Laparoscopic Surgery for a minimum 1 year.


Skill Course with FMAS Examination
Skill Course alone
Post Graduate

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