National Microvascular Course

Date: 7 - 8 March 2024 
Location: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre

Event information: 
This course is designed for core surgical trainees in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology and Maxillofacial Surgery who have little or no experience in microsurgery or a refresher course for senior trainees. The course has been structured to gain maximum hands on experience under the supervision of experienced faculty.

Topics covered: 
- Microsurgery Equipment and the basic microsurgery techniques
- Nerve Coaptation – Primary nerve repair and Interpostional nerve graft
- Vessel Anastomosis – End to end, sideto side and interpositonal vein graft

Special features: 
- Intensive two day hands on practical experience using microscopes, avian tissue and simulators to practise vessels anastomosis
- Consultant delivered lectures covering basic principles, pearls and pitfalls of microsurgery

Course director: 
Mr Mani Ragbir, consultant plastic surgeon 

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