Basics of Laparoscopic Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Organs -“Functional Anatomy”

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    72 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Laparoscopic surgery for the treatment in gynecology is evolving rapidly. There is a scope to achieve the long-term benefits of traditional open repairs with a less invasive surgical approach. read more »»

Reported benefits of laparoscopic surgery include shorter hospital stay, less patient discomfort, improved cosmesis, and shorter convalescence. It also provides improved visualization due to laparoscopic magnification, insufflation effects, and improved hemostasis which allows for more precise dissection with suture placement and disadvantages include the cost, increased operative times, and technical sensitivity, which results in a more prolonged learning curve. Although long-term data is lacking, patients will continue to seek out minimally invasive surgical procedures with reliable and durable outcomes. Learn more about Basics of Laparoscopic Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor organs in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Gynecologists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of the course, you will learn about:

  • Abdominal wall layers
  • Intraabdominal anatomy
  • Retroperitoneal anatomy
  • Pelvic floor support anatomy and a lot more”


Dr. Liselotte Mettler

Consultant – Obstetrics and Gynecology


Dr. Liselotte Mettler is known for her combination of immense medical knowledge and ability, combined with the kind of sensitivity and compassion that is crucial for a doctor dealing with highly intimate matters requiring real discretion.

She was born in Vienna, Austria. From 1959-1981 she conducted her medical studies, doctorate, gynecological specialist training, habilitation, and professorship in Tübingen, Vienna, and Kiel.

After receiving her doctorate in 1967, she quickly distinguished herself as a valuable asset in the medical world as both a researcher and a surgeon, becoming one of the first to perform laparoscopic hysterectomies in Europe. From 1981-2008 she was Deputy Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein. From 1990 – 2008 she was Director of the Kiel School of Gynecological Endoscopy and also Head of the Kiel Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine Division.

She is General Secretary of the International Academy of Human Reproduction, Honorary member of IFFS, Senator of ESGE.

Her main fields of activity are reproductive medicine, gynecological endoscopy, and gynecological endocrinology. Dr. Mettler is actively participating in many societies and organizations.

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