Head and Neck / Emergency ENT Dissection Course

Event Location
Thomson Building, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Event Dates
24 Jan 2019 - 25 Jan 2019

Event Website

Event Cost
Fellow/Member - £575, Non Member £620


This is a two day, hands-on dissection course aimed at ST level trainees in Otolaryngology. The main aim of the course is to teach the surgical anatomy and steps of important head and neck procedures.

There will be an optional emergency ENT procedures component on the afternoon session of the second day. Using fresh/frozen cadavers, two trainees will be allocated to each table working in pairs. There will be excellent supervision provided during this course by experienced faculty members in the relevant speciality.

The provisional lists of topics are:

Head and Neck

  • Parotidectomy
  • Submandibular gland excision
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Total laryngectomy
  • Deep neck spaces / neck dissection

Emergency ENT surgery

  • Tracheostomy
  • Sphenopalatine artery ligation
  • Lateral canthotomy
  • Anterior ethmoidal artery ligation
  • Drainage of peri-orbital abscess
  • Frontal sinus trephine

Course Director

Mr Arun Iyer, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Monklands Hospital
Education, Training and Professional Development Board member, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Head and Neck Faculty

  • Mr Shayan Ansari
  • Mr Malcolm Buchanan
  • Miss Anne Hitchings
  • Mr S Kang
  • Mr Stuart Robertson
  • Mr Ian Smillie
  • Mr Murray Stewart

Emergency ENT Faculty

  • Mr N Balaji
  • Mr Nick Calder
  • Mr Andy Chin
  • Mr Alasdair Robertson