Advanced and Open Sinus Surgery by Cadaver Dissection (FESS 2)

Event Location
Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation, Dundee, United Kingdom

Event Dates
14 Nov 2018 - 14 Nov 2018

Event Website

Event Cost
£375 (£190 for Scottish based trainees)


This dissection Course using Thiel fixed cadavers aims to build on core skills and provides 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. Our aim is for trainees to develop competency at managing rhinological emergencies and the acute complications of FESS such as orbital haematoma and CSF leak.

  • Competency based approach to surgery
  • Deals with management of complications of ESS
  • 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