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Operative Skills in Neonatal and Paediatric Surgery

This course centres on surgical simulation training, using animal tissue models and plastic jigs. You will also benefit from interactive lectures and discussions, and a high faculty to participant ratio throughout.

01 Feb


London, UK, 1st February 2017

This practical course involves two days of intensive surgical training, allowing you to develop your skills in managing a range of neonatal and infant conditions.

Using animal tissue models for bowel anastomosis plus plastic jigs, you will gain invaluable hands-on experience. Experienced faculty will provide interactive tuition and feedback throughout each session.

This course is suitable for: ST3-8 and SAS grades.

After attending this course, you should be able to:

  • Perform a range of bowel anastomosis including end to back
  • Carry out a Stamm gastronomy and Pyloromyotomy
  • Demonstrate the skills required to prepare discrepant bowel in an intestinal atresia
  • Carry out a duodenal atresia repair
  • Discuss the options for laparotomy and perform an ileostomy
  • Propose options for management of obstruction in the pelviureteric junction (PUJ)
  • Review treatment of Vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR) through ureteric reimplantation
  • Perform a repair of an oesophageal atresia
  • Review the strategies for the management of the long gap atresia

Cost £864

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