Endoscopic Sinus Surgery by Cadaver Dissection (FESS1)

Event Location
Cuschieri Skills Centre, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK

Event Dates
07 Jun 2016 - 07 Jun 2016

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Event Cost


(ideally for ST years 3-6)

This course of individual work station based surgical dissection using cadaver specimens’ aims to provide trainees with a chance to become familiar with nasal endoscope and instrument handling.  Understanding of the detailed anatomy of the lateral wall of the nose and the anterior paranasal sinuses will be gained by practical surgical dissection exercises.

  • competency based approach to surgery
  • facility provides individual work stations equipped to a high level
  • structured curriculum

Educational aims:

Gain experience by simulation of:

  • Uncinectomy
  • Bulla resction
  • Defining the ground lamella
  • Anterior ethmoidectomy,
  • Middle meatal antrostomy,
  • Sphenopalatine artery ligation,