9th International Dissection Course on Reconstructive Microsurgery Expand

9th International Dissection Course on Reconstructive Microsurgery



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€ 1.800,00

From 16/06/2022 00:00:00 to 18/06/2022 00:00:00

The 9th 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 16th to 18th 2022.


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 1,800.00€ plus tax and can be settled:


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

 StudioProgress account, IBAN code

IT36 O 02008 11200 000005235699 


 • 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.


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 16th 2022

08.30 – 13.00

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


09.00     Adult brachial plexus injury: basic principles & reconstructive strategy. P. RAIMONDI

09.15     Elbow flection reanimation. N. FELICI

09.45     Nerve repair for Shoulder reanimation in adult BPP. N. FELICI

10.15     The Wang Procedure and hand recovery in subtotal and total brachial plexus injuries. B. BATTISTON

10.45     coffee break

11.15     My approach to C5-C7 palsy in adult J. CASAÑAS

11.30     Elbow flection reanimation with Muscle transfers. A. GILBERT

11.50    Obstetrical palsy C5C6C7: grafts vs nerve transfers. P. RAIMONDI 

12.10     Lecture:  Total Obstetrical palsy: strategy. A. GILBERT

12:30     Lecture: Thoracic outlet syndrome. M. LLUSA PEREZ


13.00     Lunch


14.00 – 18.30 CADAVER DISSECTION hands on

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



June 17th 2022

08.30 – 13.00

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


08.30     Correcting shoulder and elbow functional limitations in children. N. CATENA

08.45     Aged nerve injuries: late nerve repair or tendon transfers? P. RAIMONDI

09.00     Very distal nerve transfers: indications & approach. B. BATTISTON - P. TITOLO

09.15     Radial nerve injuries. Timing and strategy. I. MARCOCCIO

09.30     Treatment of paralytic thumb. N. FELICI

09.45     Tendon transfer for radial nerve palsy. J. CASAÑAS

10.00     Tendon transfer for ulnar nerve palsy. M. LLUSA PEREZ


10.15     coffee break


10.45     Harvesting free gracilis muscle flap: tips and tricks: P. TOS

11.00     Sural nerve harvesting. M.J. SANTANA - M. ORNELLI

11.15     Lower extremity nerve injuries repair. N. FELICI

11.30     Tendon transfers for common peroneal nerve palsy. I. MARCOCCIO

12.00     The nerve gap. P. TOS


13.00     Lunch


14.30 - 18.30 CADAVER DISSECTION hands on

  • Median nerve approach at arm and forearm
  • Ulnar nerve approach at arm and forearm (Oberlin transfer)
  • Radial nerve approach at arm and elbow
  • Muscle transfers for elbow flexion: tricep, pectoral
  • Tendon transfers for wrist and fingers extension 



20.30 dinner


June 18th 2022

09.00 – 13.00

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


08:30 – 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


Bruno BATTISTON (Torino, Italy)

Nunzio CATENA (Genova, Italy)

Jooaquim CASAÑAS (Barcelona, Spain)

Nicola FELICI (Rome, Italy)

Alain GILBERT (Paris, France)

Manuel LLUSA PEREZ (Barcelona, Spain)

Ignazio MARCOCCIO (Brescia, Italy)

Matteo ORNELLI (Rome, Italy)

Pierluigi RAIMONDI (Milan, Italy)

María José SANTANA MAJAN (Alicante, Spain)

Pierluigi TOS (Milan, Italy)



Erica CAVALLI (Monza, Italy)

Pietro DELLE FEMMINE (Rome, Italy)

Alessandro CROSIO (Milano, Italy)

Francisco Javier GARCÍA BERNAL (Bilbao, Spain)

Maria Lourdes GARCÍA MARTÍNEZ (Salamanca, Spain)

Lara LAZZARO (Rome, Italy)

Paolo TITOLO (Torino, Italy)

If you are interested in hotel reservation 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.



The San Juan de Alicante Campus is quite distant from the centre of Alicante.   If you are organizing your own accommodation please check the exact position of the course venue.

University Hospital of San Juan de Alicante

N-332, 87, San Juan d'Alicant, Alicante, Spain


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


Nicola Felici

Alain Gilbert and Piero Raimondi

M.J. Santana Majan


Miguel Hernandez University

San Juan de Alicante (Spain)


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