LIPS Course Laparoscopic Intensive Practical Suturing

The Laparoscopic Intensive Practical Suturing (LIPS) course offers highly practical training in suturing needed to acquire fundamental skills in laparoscopic surgery. It does this by training your psychomotor skills outside of the operation room according to current best practices.

The objectives are:

  • to acquire knowledge of instrumentation and applicability
  • to understand the advantages and difficulties of laparoscopic suturing
  • to master fundamental and advanced techniques
  • to acquire practical and theoretical skills related to laparoscopic suturing
  • to learn tips and tricks to enhance the suturing process and make it more efficient


The following topics are included in the programme:

  • Lectures:
    • Ergonomy
    • Suturing
    • Intracorporeal knotting
    • Rules and tips
    • Clinical Applications
  • Hands-on sessions:
    • Suturing tests
    • Z Line and Greek line
    • Knotting lab gladiatior
    • Stitching sequences
    • Difficult angles
    • Fine suturing
    • Extracorporeal knot and cinch


There are no specific requirements for candidates. However, it is advised to complete the free e-learning tutorials on the Winners E-Learning Platform to prepare yourself for the theoretical background of the course.

Registration details

Course language: English

Course fee:

  • €990: Regular rate
  • €890: ESGE Members & Residents (proof of residency required)


Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first paid, first served basis

Upcoming courses

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    The course programme can be subject to small changes