The North East Microsurgery Training Course Workshop

Event Location
Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, United Kingdom

Event Dates
12 Mar 2020 - 13 Mar 2020

Event Website

Event Cost


Newcastle Surgical Training Centre

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

Special features of the course

• 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


CT2- ST4