1st International Course on Powered Instruments in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

28 January to 29 January 2019 - Tübingen

Program

Monday, 28.01.2019

08:30 Welcome, introduction and hand-outs Weber
08:45 Lecture: Principles of shaver technology, advantages and risks, indications and contraindications Weber
09:45 Demonstration: Systematic approach to equipment: HD-Videoendoscopy, Lightsource, Shaver, Navigation, Handinstruments Weber
10:00 Master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Nasal endoscopy, septoplasty, turbinoplasty of the middle turbinate Kühnel
10:45 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Uncinectomy / infundibulotomy, maxillary sinus ostium, middle meatal antrostomy type 1-3 Breuer
12:15 Lunch
13:15 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Dissection of the frontal recess, frontal sinus drainage type I, IIa, anterior ethmoidectomy (ethmoidal bulla), posterior ethmoidectomy Hosemann
15:15 Coffee break
15:45 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: spheno-ethmoidal recess, sphenoid ostium, transnasal / transethmoidal / transethmoidal-transnasal sphenoidotomy Van Schaik
17:00 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.  

Tuesday, 29.01.2019

08:30 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: extended approaches to the maxillary sinus: posterior translacrimal approach, prelacrimal approach Hosemann
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: DCR Kühnel
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Orbital decompression, optic nerve decompression Kühnel
15:00 Lecture, master dissection and hands-on dissection*: Frontal sinus drainage Type III Weber
16:30 Final test and Evaluation of FESS Course
Coffee break
Faculty
17:00 Closing ceremony and certificates Faculty

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