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Start
September 28, 2020
End
October 2, 2020 (All day)
Address
Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospital, Y Block, Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3UJ   View map
Phone
+44(0)203 958 0500

£1,600.00

The aim of this course is to allow surgeons to gain the confidence and skill to carry out microsurgical procedures either alone (if they are consultants) or as assistants to other skilled clinical microsurgeons. The course is taught by experienced microsurgeons.

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Course Description – The aim of this course is to allow surgeons to gain the confidence and skill to carry out microsurgical procedures either alone (if they are consultants) or as assistants to other skilled clinical microsurgeons. The course is taught by experienced microsurgeons.

  • Trainer – Sital Vara
  • Course capacity – Up to 12 
  • Contact (course administrator) – Dave Shepherd, Sheena Wallington

 

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

MONDAY

08:30 Meet at St. Marks Hospital Main Entrance

08:45 Coffee

09:00 Introduction to the microsurgical workshop

09:15 Use and care of the operating microscope

09:30 Demonstration: Microsurgical suturing techniques

09:45 Exercise: End-to-end anastomosis of a simulated tissue

10:30 Coffee

10:45 Demonstration: End-to-end anastomosis of a simulated vessel

11:00 Exercise: End-to-end anastomosis of a simulated vessel

12:00 Lunch

13:15 Demonstration: End-to-end anastomosis of the femoral artery

13:30 Exercise: End-to-end anastomosis of the femoral artery

14:45 Coffee

15:00 Exercise: End-to-end anastomosis of the femoral artery

16:30 End of session

 

TUESDAY

08:30 Exercise: End-to-end anastomosis of the femoral artery

10:15 Coffee

10:30 Demonstration: End-to-end anastomosis of the femoral vein

10:45 Exercise: End-to-end anastomosis of the femoral vein

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Exercise: End-to-end anastomosis of the femoral artery and vein

15:00 Coffee

15:45 Exercise: End-to-end anastomosis of the femoral artery and vein (cont.)

16:30 End of session

 

WEDNESDAY

08:30 Demonstration: End-to-side anastomosis of the femoral artery to the femoral vein

09:15 Exercise: End-to-side anastomosis of the femoral artery to the femoral vein

10:30 Coffee

10:45 Exercise: End-to-side anastomosis of the femoral artery to the femoral vein

11:30 Demonstration: Femoral vein graft into the femoral artery

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Exercise: Femoral vein graft into the femoral artery

14:45 Coffee

15:00 Exercise: Femoral vein graft into the femoral artery

16:30 End of session

 

THURSDAY

08:30 Demonstration: Epigastric vein graft into the femoral artery

09:00 Exercise: Epigastric vein graft into the femoral artery

10:30 Coffee

10:45 Exercise: Epigastric vein graft into the femoral artery (cont.)

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Exercise: Femoral or epigastric vein graft into the femoral artery 

15:00 Demonstration: Epineural repair of the sciatic nerve

15:30 Exercise: Epineural repair of the sciatic nerve

16:30 End of session

 

FRIDAY

08:30 Demonstration: Groin flap based on the end-to-end anastomoses of the epigastric artery and vein

09:00 Exercise: Groin flap based on the end-to-end anastomoses of the epigastric 

artery and vein

10:30 Coffee

10:45 Exercise: Groin flap based on the end-to-end anastomoses of the epigastric 

artery and vein (cont.)

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Exercise: Repeat the first exercise of the week: End-to-end anastomoses of 

the femoral artery and vein

14:00 Exercise: Free choice of any of the week’s exercises

15:30 End of session