Advanced and Open Sinus Surgery by Cadaver Dissection (FESS2) Course

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

Event Dates
08 Jun 2016 - 08 Jun 2016

Event Website

Event Cost


(for ST years 4-8)

This course of dissection aims to build on core skills and provide training in some of the more challenging aspects of endoscopic sinus surgery, including those necessary for emergency safe practice and those necessary for dealing with complications of endoscopic ethmoidectomy. We aim to provide trainees with a chance to develop competency at managing rhinological emergencies and the acute complications of FESS such as orbital haematoma and csf leak.

  • maximum of 8 ENT surgical trainees per course
  • competency based approach to surgery
  • facility provides individual work stations equipped to a high level
  • structured curriculum

Educational aims

Gain understanding and experience in:
  • Posterior ethmoid and sphenoid anatomy
  • Surgical approaches for dealing with epistaxis
  • Intra-operative management of ESS complications
  • Emergency orbital decompression surgery
  • Frontal recess anatomy
  • Repair and anterior skull base CSF leak


Course Fee

£150 for Scottish based attendees / £250 for attendees based out with Scotland

NHS Education for cotland (NES)