Thiel Cadaveric Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer – A Dissection Course

Event Location
Cuschieri Skills Centre, University of Dundee, UK

Event Dates
14 Sep 2016 - 14 Sep 2016

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Event Cost


LEVEL OF COURSE – ENT, MAX Fax and General Surgical trainees with an interest in Thyroid surgery

This Course is designed for surgical trainees who are interested in the surgical management of thyroid Cancer. The day long course will address the principles of Thyroid cancer management from a surgical perspective. The morning program will lead to candidates performing a thyroidectomy on a cadaver before progressing to central compartment clearance and lateral neck dissection in the afternoon. Specific areas to be covered include the role of nerve monitoring, parathyroid preservation / re-implantation techniques. Ten places are available and a candidate to tutor ratio of 1:2.5 will ensure a good level of supervision and ample opportunity for questions and problem solving.


This Course Provides

  • Instruction in the use of instrumentation
  • Hands on practical anatomical and surgical skills experience using cadavers
  • Personal tuition from experienced Surgeons from 3 specialties
  • Evidence of skills training and competency
  • Progress feedback suitable for your ARCP


  • Mr Omar Hilmi – Consultant ENT Head and Neck Surgeon
  • Prof David Smith – Consultant Endocrine Surgeon
  • Mr Richard Adamson – Consultant ENT Head and Neck Surgeon
  • Mr Jai Manick – Consultant ENT Head and Neck Surgeon  
  • Mr Kishore Shekar – Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon (OMFS)