Endoscopic Sinus Surgery by Cadaver Dissection (FESS1)

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

Event Dates
13 Nov 2018 - 13 Nov 2018

Event Website

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


This Course, using Thiel cadaveric specimens’ provides trainees with the skills to become familiar with nasal endoscope and instrument handling. Understanding of the detailed anatomy of the lateral wall of the nose and the anterior paranasal sinuses will be gained by practical surgical dissection exercises.

  • Competency based approach to surgery
  • Anterior Endoscopic Sinus Surgery approaches
  • Includes SPA ligation
  • Facility provides individual work stations equipped to a high level
  • Structured curriculum

Educational aims:

Gain experience by simulation of:

  • Uncinectomy
  • Bulla resection
  • Defining the ground lamella
  • Anterior ethmoidectomy
  • Middle meatal antrostomy
  • Sphenopalatine artery ligation