3rd International Advanced Sinus Dissection Course

28 March to 29 March 2019 - Berlin

Program

Program Day 1

 

09: 30  Welcome, introduction and hand-outs, systematic approach to equipment and instruments

 

10:00   Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*:

Nasal endoscopy, preparatory surgical steps, DCR

 

10:45   Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*:

Dissection of sphenopalatine artery

 

11:30   Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*:

Uncinectomy / infundibulotomy, middle meatal antrostomy, anterior ethmoidectomy, frontal sinus drainage type I, IIa, exposure of the anterior ethmoidal artery

 

12:30   Lunch

 

13:30   Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*:

Posterior ethmoidectomy, naso-septal flap, sphenoidotomy (transnasal / transethmoidal / transethmoidal-transnasal)

 

14:45   Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*:
Orbital decompression, optic nerve decompression, medialization of the medial rectus muscle

 

16:00   Coffee break

 

16:30   Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*:
Prelacrimal approach maxillary sinus

 

17:30   End of day 1

 

19:00   Course dinner

 

* One whole specimen is available for two participants (one side at disposal for each participant). Dissection is done on a rotating basis

 

Program Day 2

 

08:30   Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*:

Dissection of pterygopalatine fossa (pterygoid nerve, maxillary nerve, foramen rotundum, greater palatine nerve, pharyngeal artery), transpterygoidal extension of the sphenoidotomy

 

10:30   Coffee break

 

11:00   Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*:

Frontal sinus drainage type III

 

13:00   Lunch

 

14:00   Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*:

Nasoseptal flap, reverse flap, transcribriform approach anterior skull base, part 1

 

15:30   Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*:
Transcribriform approach anterior skull base, part 2;

Testing the limits (exposure of the internal carotid artery, cavernous sinus, pituitary gland)

 

17:00   Final discussion, closing ceremony and certificates

 

* One whole specimen is available for two participants (one side at disposal for each participant). Dissection is done on a rotating basis