Advanced and Open Sinus Surgery by Cadaver Dissection (FESS2)

Event Location
Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation, University of Dundee Surgical Skills Centre, Level 5, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, United Kingdom

Event Dates
12 Nov 2019 - 12 Nov 2019

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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