Microsurgery Course

Event Location
Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Event Dates
21 Mar 2019 - 22 Mar 2019

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This course is designed for core surgical trainees in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology and Maxillofacial Surgery who have little or no experience in microsurgery or a refresher course for senior trainees.
The course is designed for surgical trainees in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Maxillofacial Surgery, to attain practical skills in Microvascular Surgery and has been structured to gain maximum hands-on experience under the supervision of experienced faculty. Each participant will have a separate table equipped with operating microscope, micro instruments and sutures. At the end of the course trainees will be able to know and handle microsurgical instruments.


  • Microsurgery equipment
  • Basics of Microsurgery techniques
  • Nerve Coaptation
    • Primary Nerve Repair
    • Interpositional Nerve Graft
  • Vessel Anastomosis
    • End to End
    • End to side
    • Interpositional vein graft

Intensive two-day hands on practical experience using microscopes, avian tissue and simulators to practice vessels anastomosis

Faculty: Delegate ratio of 1:2 delivered by consultants and Senior SpRs in Plastic Surgery Consultant delivered lectures covering basic principles, pearls and pitfalls of microsurgery

All refreshments included

Course certificate