31st Basic Instructional Course on Microsurgery

Venue: Academia

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Event Date/Time: Sep 10, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 13, 2012
Registration Date: Aug 22, 2012
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Description

The Microsurgery Skills Course is a four day program focused on providing supervised training in microvascular surgical techniques. The course is conducted twice a year; in April and in September.
The course is limited to 20 participants to enable each attendee to receive extensive, individualised
training. The instruction incorporates lectures, detailed handouts, video demonstrations and
microvascular skills practice.

Course Learning Objectives
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should:

• Understand the basic techniques and concepts of microsurgery
• Understand the basics of nerve repair

They should be able to:

• Use an operating microscope proficiently
• Perform basic microvascular anastomoses
(end-to-end arterial, end-to-end venous, end-to-side vascular anastomosis and interpositional vein grafts)
• Perform nerve coaptation
• Perform a free flap transfer in a rat model

Venue

Academia
20 College Road
Singapore
Singapore
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Additional Information

This course is designed for residents, fellows in surgery programs and practicing surgeons that utilise microvascular procedures. In addition, physician's assistants, research personnel, and other members of the surgical team assisting in microvascular procedures will benefit.

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