Hand & Forearm Course
Course UPPER LIMB - Hand and Forearm
Dates Monday 13th - Wednesday 15th April 2015
2 delegates per cadaver
All instrumentation and disposables
Cost 900 Resident (F1, F2, CT1, CT2, ST3-8)
Fees in GBP (£)
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Our core skills in hand and forearm surgery is a highly-interactive course that is ideally structured to meet the training needs of the aspiring surgeon in the rapidly, evolving and complex area of hand surgery. Participants will learn the surgical techniques in dealing with hand trauma, with the emphasis on soft tissue injuries (including tendon, nerve and ligament injuries), bone fixation and administration of local anaesthetic blocks to the wrist and digits.
Practical skills training using fresh-frozen hand with forearms, simulators, plastic bones and loupes/microscopes.
This course is designed to teach aspiring hand, orthopaedic & trauma and plastic surgeons, safe surgical techniques in dealing with hand trauma, with emphasis on soft tissue and bony injuries.
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- Anaesthetics and soft tissue cover
- Applied anatomy and healing
- Local and regional blocks
- Incision for common access and exposure
- Compartment syndrome/fasciotomies
- Finger tip injuries and local flap reconstruction techniques
- Thumb and proximal digit injuries and local flap reconstruction techniques
- Volar V-Y flap, Bilateral V-Y flaps, Cross finger flap, Reverse cross finger flap, Thenar flap, Moberg flap, Axial flag flap, Kite flap
- Forearm flaps
Day 2 ( Supported by acumed )
- Hand and wrist applied anatomy
- Physiology of bone healing
- Fracture fixation - plate and screw fixation, K-wire fixation, interosseous wire fixation
- Fusion of DIPJ
- Fusion of PIPJ
- Lunate revascularisation with pedicled bone graft
- Flexor tendon repair and rehabilitation
- Extensor tendon repair and rehabilitation
- Joints and ligaments
- Incision for access and decompression of nerves
- Posterior intersosseous nerve harvest
- Nerve repair and interposition graft under Microscope
- PIPJ hyperextension injury
- Thumb ulnar collateral injury
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Certification Upon successful completion of all requirements, as decided by the faculty, students receive the Certificate of Attendance.