The course is fully booked.
Goal of the course
This course aims to improve both anatomical knowledge and operative skills surgical regarding approaches to access the facial skeleton as well as local flaps that can be used in everyday practice. We often perform these approaches, or use these flaps, but gave not taken the time to orientate ourselves regarding the relevant regional anatomy. This unique opportunity has the sole goal to make us better surgeons.
Making us well trained and safe surgeons to the benefit of our patients. This is a hands-on course with Thiel-preserved human anatomical specimens. The aim is to improve participants to relevant surgical approaches by exploring the surrounding anatomy. All practical sessions are preceded by detailed lectures after which each participant has the opportunity to perform all procedures themselves.
The most common procedures are covered:
- Computer based 3D planning in fracture and orthognathic indications
- Arthroscopy and surgical access to the TMJ, and condylar neck
- Access to the orbit, coronal access and temporalis muscle flap
- Palatal island flap
- Identification of the facial nerve and parotidectomy,
- Tracheotomy / Cricothyroidotomy
- Neck dissection
- Extra oral access to the mandible, segmental resection and reconstruction
- Local skin flaps
take note that
this course consists of two focus areas. On this homepage it is possible
to register for 'surgical access to the facial skeleton'. If you are interested in
'head and neck flap raising' please click on the respective
link under related events.