7th International Dissection Course on Reconstructive Microsurgery

This course is aimed at Plastic Surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Orthopaedic Surgeons and Hand Surgeons who want to improve their technical skills in peripheral nerve surgery and palliative tendon transfers on the upper and lower limb.

The course consists in discussion time on clinical anatomy, dissection techniques and lectures delivered by experts in the field, followed by practical sessions with cadaver dissection performed directly by the participants.

 

IMPORTANT: two delegates per specimen (entire body)

7th International Dissection Course on Reconstructive Microsurgery

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Organizing secretariat: 

StudioProgress S.n.c.
via C. Cattaneo 51 - 25121 Brescia
tel. 030.290326     fax. 030.2809839
info@studioprogress.it

Scientific secretariat: 

COURSE DIRECTORS
F. Amadei, N. Felici, I. Marcoccio
M.J. Santana Majan, P. Tos

HONORARY CHAIRMEN
Alain Gilbert and Pier Luigi Raimondi

Meeting venue: 

Miguel Hernandez University
San Juan de Alicante (Spain)

General information

General information: 

The 7th International Dissection Course will take place in the Department of Anatomy and Histology of the Miguel Hernández University, San Juan de Alicante (Spain) from June 5th to 7th 2017.

 

This course is aimed at Plastic Surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Orthopaedic Surgeons and Hand Surgeons who want to improve their technical skills in peripheral nerve surgery and palliative tendon transfers on the upper and lower limb.

The course consists in discussion time on clinical anatomy, dissection techniques and lectures delivered by experts in the field, followed by practical sessions with cadaver dissection performed directly by the participants.

Participation to the dissection course is limited to 30 surgeons accepted on a “first registered, first served” basis.

Whoever is interested can register for the Course clicking on the green form to the right of this page

 

IMPORTANT: two delegates per specimen (entire body)

 

Registration is accepted on receipt of the registration fee and the completed registration form. Course fee is 1,500.00e plus tax and can be settled:

 

• by credit card DIRECTLY from the on line registration form

• by bank transfer (bank charges settled by participant) to

 

StudioProgress account, IBAN code

IT58W0200811221000005436589

SWIFT/BIC code UNCRITM1P91

 

Registration fee includes: scientific sessions, dissection on cadavers, course abstracts, coffee breaks, lunches, gala dinner, attendance certificate.

An "observer only" option is also possible, the cost being 500€ plus tax, that includes all the above mentioned but not the direct dissection.

 

Hotel accommodation is not included, but a number of rooms are being held for participants at a selected 3 star hotel conveniently close to the Course venue.

Please contact the organizing secretariat for reservations.

Scientific programme

Scientific programme: 

June 05: h 08.30 – 13.00:

Interactive lectures with tutors and participants 'activated' by an expert

09.00    Adult brachial plexus injury: basic principles & reconstructive strategy

RAIMONDI - activator: BATTISTON

09.40    Elbow flection reanimation

FELICI - activator: GILBERT

10.10    Nerve repair for shoulder reanimation in adult BPP

FELICI – activator: RAIMONDI

10.30    Lecture

              Muscle transfers for elbow flexion RAIMONDI - activator: BATTISTON

10.45    coffee break

11.15    Obstetrical palsy C5C6C7: grafts vs nerve transfers

RAIMONDI vs PONDAAG – activator: GILBERT

12.00    Total Obstetrical palsy: strategy

GILBERT – activator: PONDAAG

12.30    Lecture

              Treatment of supination deformity GILBERT

13.00    Lunch

h 14.30 – 18.30: CADAVER DISSECTION

hands on

  • Brachial Plexus approach FELICI
  • C7 harvesting and prespinal routing GILBERT
  • Accessory nerve harvesting (anterior & posterior approach) GILBERT
  • Radial nerve motor branch for axillary nerve injury: axillary & posterior approach RAIMONDI
  • Intercostal nerve harvesting PONDAAG

June 06: h 8.30 – 13.00

Interactive lectures with tutors and participants 'activated' by an expert

08.30    Correcting shoulder functional limitations in child

SENES – activator: MUSET

09.00    Secondary surgery for shoulder extrarotation in children

MUSET – activator: SENES

09.40    Aged nerve injuries: late nerve repair or tendon transfers?

RAIMONDI – activator: GILBERT

10.10    Radial nerve injuries. Timing and strategy

MARCOCCIO – activator: RAIMONDI

10.40    coffee break

11.10    Tendon transfer for radial nerve palsy

RAIMONDI – activator: BATTISTON

11.40    Tendon transfer for wrist and finger extension after obstetrical palsy

GILBERT – activator: SENES

12.10    Ulnar nerve decompression @ elbow: simple decompression vs transposition

FELICI vs BATTISTON – activator: PONDAAG

12.40    The nerve gap

TOS - activator: GILBERT

13.00    Lunch

h 14.30 – 18.30: CADAVER DISSECTION

hands on

  • Humerus plating: tips & tricks for a safe approach  BATTISTON
  • Radius plating: tips & trikes for a safe approach or radial nerve dissection TOS
  • Ulnar nerve decompression MARCOCCIO
  • Muscle transfers for elbow flexion: triceps, pectoral, LD  RAIMONDI - TOS
  • Tendon transfers for wrist and fingers extension  GILBERT

 

20.30    Social dinner

 

June 07: h 9.00 – 13.00

Interactive lectures with tutors and participants 'activated' by an expert

09.00    Treatment of Paralytic Thumb

FELICI activator RAIMONDI

09.30    Tendon transfers for ulnar nerve palsy

BATTISTON activator: TOS

10.00    Adipofascial flaps to restore nerve gliding and painful neuroma management

TOS – activator: AMADEI

10.30    coffee break

11.00    Tendon transfers for common peroneal nerve palsy

MARCOCCIO – activator: BATTISTON

11.40    Harvesting free gracilis muscle flap: tips and tricks

TOS – activator: FELICI

12.10    Sural nerve harvesting

SANTANA

12.40    Surprising good results in peripheral nerve surgery in children ENRIQUEZ DE SALAMANCA

13.00    Lunch

h 14.00 – 18.00: CADAVER DISSECTION

hands on

  • Tendon transfers for distal ulnar palsy ADANI
  • Tendon transfers for opponensplasty FELICI
  • Gracilis muscle flap harvesting TOS
  • tendon transfers for Peroneal Nerve palsy MARCOCCIO

18.00: closing remarks

Speakers

Speakers: 

AMADEI FEDERICO - Italy
BATTISTON BRUNO - Italy
CATENA Nunzio - Italy
CAVALLI Erica - Italy
ENRIQUEZ DE SALAMANCA Javier - Spain
FELICI Nicola - Italy
GILBERT Alain - France
LAZZARO Lara - Italy
MARCOCCIO Ignazio - Italy
MUSET Alex - Spain
PONDAAG W. - The Nederlands
RAIMONDI Piero - Italy
SANTANA MAJAN M.J. - Spain
SENES Filippo - Italy
TITOLO Paolo - Italy
TOS Pierluigi - Italy