Three full days with short lectures for introduction, master dissection and guided dissection by the participants

Topics

  • Welcome, introduction and hand-outs, systematic approach to equipment and instruments
  • Specific anatomy in advanced endonasal surgery
  • Special Feature: Principles of shaver technology, advantages and risks, indications and contraindications, instructions for use
  • Special Feature: Analysis of your specimen’s CT-findings with navigation system, set up of collision warning
  • Systematic nasal endoscopy, septoplasty, turbinoplasty of the middle turbinate; Uncinectomy / infundibulotomy (a-p, p-a) and middle meatal antrostomy 1-3
  • DCR
  • Anatomy of anterior ethmoid and frontal recess, anterior ethmoidectomy, anterior ethmoidal artery, frontal sinus drainage I, IIa;
  • Frontal sinus drainage type III, reconstruction with free mucosal flaps and pedicled flap
  • Posterior ethmoidectomy, sphenoidotomy (transnasal / transethmoidal / transethmoidal-transnasal), rescue flap
  • Prelacrimal approach to maxillary sinus
  • Anatomy of pterygopalatine fossa; sphenopalatine artery, vidian nerve neurectomy, transpterygoidal extension of the sphenoidotomy
  • Dissection of pituitary gland, transplanum-transsella approach
  • Technique of transcribriform approach to the anterior skull base; video master nasoseptal flap, reverse flap
  • Orbital decompression, optic nerve decompression
  • Transpterygoid approach to Meckel’s Cave
  • Nasopharyngectomy
  • Clivus, internal carotid artery

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

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