National K-Wiring Course

Date: 24 May 2024
Location: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre

Event information: 
This course is designed for trainees in Hand surgery (Orthopaedics and Plastics) who have little or no experience in K-wiring. Learn the sure and proper way of Kwiring and you will not need to do an ORIF ever again, saving you operating time and money. This is a hands-on course, first with dry bones and then with cadaveric hands. Understand and Practice K-wiring without the pressure of time.

Topics covered: 
Technique of k-wiring
Understand why k-wires get infected or loose and how to reduce complications.
Advantages and disadvantages of K-wiring

Special features:
One day intensive course with a good balance of lectures and practice opportunity.
Special k-wiring techniques
Practice with dry bones and then cadaveric hands under fluoroscopy

Target audience: 
Trainees in plastics and orthopaedics 

Course director: Mr Maxford Coutinho, Hand Surgeon

Further information and registration: 
Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Freeman Hospital
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: +44 (0)191 2138628