Advanced Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Laser & Endoscopic Surgery Course

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

Event Dates
22 Sep 2019 - 24 Sep 2019

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This is a 2.5 day (lectures take place the evening before) advanced course designed for senior trainees & practising surgeons wanting to develop their skills in laryngeal & phonosurgical skills. Advanced Surgical simulation lab with specially preserved Human cadavers (Thiel embalming method) will offer excellent life like learning environment (2:1 trainee: trainer ratio) to practice, closely supervised, endoscopic microsurgery with rigid & flexible endoscopy with the application of cold steel instruments & CO2 Laser. Demonstration & hands on practice of Transnasal Esophagoscopy (TNE).

Course Includes:

Surgical Anatomy
Diagnostic Microlaryngoscopy & biopsy
Vocal Cord Augmentation: Trancervical & Transoral Injection Laryngoplasty
Lateral Cordotomy
Practice of Transnasal Esophagoscopy
Balloon dilation of cricopharyngeus and oesophageal strictures
Cricopharyngeal Myotomy
Dilatation of Subglottic stenosis
Pharyngeal Pouch surgery on animal model
Selective Myotomy & Denervation Procedure
Live Endolaryngeal Laser Surgery
TNE injection, biopsy, dilatation