10th International Dissection Course on Reconstructive Microsurgery Expand

10th International Dissection Course on Reconstructive Microsurgery

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RECONSTRUCTIVE TECHNIQUES IN BRACHIAL PLEXUS AND PERIPHERAL NERVE REPAIR

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€ 800,00

From 06/03/2024 00:00:00 to 06/05/2024 00:00:00

The 10th 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 3rd to 5th 2024.

 

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.  10 observers will also be accepted.

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 1,800.00€ plus tax and can be settled:

 

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

 StudioProgress account, IBAN code

IT36 O 02008 11200 000005235699 

SWIFT CODE: UNCRITM1090

 • by credit card DIRECTLY from the on line registration form

                  

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

 

Observer registration fees can be settled in the same way and do not include 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.

June 3rd 2024

08.30 – 13.00 BRACHIAL PLEXUS: Adult - Obstetric Palsy

 

Interactive lectures with tutors and participants “activated” by an expert

 

08.30

Course introduction. MJ Santana

09.00

Adult brachial plexus injury: basic principles & reconstructive strategy. P. Titolo / B. Battiston (15’)

Activator: P. Raimondi

09.20

Contralateral C7 transfer in subtotal and total brachial plexus injuries (Adults). A. Bhatia (20’)

Activator: A. Gilbert

09.50

The use of phrenic nerve in brachial plexus reconstruction. M. Socolovsky (10’)

Activator: N. Felici

10.10

Shoulder and elbow reanimation in adult BPP. N. Felici (15’)

Activator: B. Battiston

10.35

Coffee break

11.10

Late nerve transfer for failed elbow flexion. M. Socolovsky (10’)

Activator: P. Raimondi

11.30

Obstetric brachial plexus injury: principles & reconstructive strategy. A. Gilbert (15’)

Activator: N. Catena

12.00

Shoulder and elbow reanimation in OP. N. Catena (15’)

Activator: A. Gilbert

12.30

Lecture: Palliative surgery for hand and wrist reanimation in OP. A. Gilbert (20’)

12.50

Lecture: Thoracic outlet syndrome. P. Raimondi (20’)

13.10

Discussion

13.30

Lunch

 

14.30 – 18.30 CADAVER DISSECTION hands on

- Brachial Plexus approach
- C7 harvesting and prespinal route
- Accessory nerve harvesting (anterior & posterior approach)
- Radial nerve motor branch for axillary nerve injury: axillary & posterior approach

 

June 4th 2024

08.30 – 13.00 PERIPHERAL NERVES

 

08.30

Principles of nerve transfer in PNL.P. Titolo

08.45

Principles of nerve transfer in tetraplegic. B. Battiston

09.00

Principles of tendon transfer. P. Tos

09.10

Tendon transfer for radial nerve palsy. I. Marcoccio

09.25

Tendon transfer for ulnar nerve palsy. B. Battiston

09.35

Tendon transfer for Paralytic Thumb. N. Felici

09.45

Discussion P. Raimondi, M. Socolovsky, A. Bhatia

10.40

Indication and harvesting of IC nerves transfer. A. Bhatia

10.50

Harvesting free gracilis muscle flap: tips and tricks: P. Tos

11.00

Discussion A. Gilbert, B. Battiston

11.15

Coffee break

11.45

Lower extremity nerve injuries repair. N. Felici

11.55

Strategies in sciatic nerve repair. M. Socolovsky

12.10

Tendon transfers for common peroneal nerve palsy. I. Marcoccio

12.30

Sural nerve harvesting. MJ Santana

12.45

Discussion P. Tos, P. Titolo

13.10

Lecture: Parsonage-Turner syndrome or Hourglass-like constriction? I. Marcoccio

13.30

Lunch

 

14.30 - 18.30 CADAVER DISSECTION hands on

- Median nerve approach at arm and forearm
- Ulnar nerve approach at arm and forearm (single and double transfer biceps)
- Radial nerve approach at arm and elbow
- Latissimus dorsi transfer in shoulder palsy
- Muscle transfers for elbow flexion: triceps, pectoral
- Tendon transfers for wrist and fingers extension 

 

20.30 Dinner

 

June 5th 2024

09.00 – 13.30

 

09.00 – 13:30 CADAVER DISSECTION hands on

- Gracilis muscle flap harvesting
- Tendon transfers for peroneal nerve palsy
- Sural Nerve Harvest
- IC harvest
- Tendon transfers for distal ulnar palsy
- Tendon transfers for opponensplasty

 

14.00: closing remarks

 

FACULTY

Anil BHATIA - India

Bruno BATTISTON - Italy

Nunzio CATENA – Italy

Nicola FELICI - Italy

Alain GILBERT - France

Ignazio MARCOCCIO - Italy

Pierluigi RAIMONDI - Italy

Maria Josè SANTANA MAJAN - Spain

Mariano SOCOLOVSKY - Argentina

Paolo TITOLO - Italy

Pierluigi TOS - Italy

 

TUTORS

Erica CAVALLI - Italy

Alessandro CROSIO - Italy

Maria Lourdes GARCÍA MARTÍNEZ – Spain

Lara LAZZARO - Italy

Matteo ORNELLI - Italy

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.

ORGANIZING SECRETARIAT:

StudioProgress S.n.c.
via C. Cattaneo 51
25121 Brescia (Italy)
tel. +39 (0)30.290326
info@studioprogress.it

SCIENTIFIC SECRETARIAT:

COURSE DIRECTORS
Nicola Felici
Nunzio Catena
Ignazio Marcoccio

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE DIRECTOR
M.J. Santana Majan

VENUE:

Miguel Hernandez University

San Juan de Alicante (Spain)

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