Zurich Microsurgery Course 2024

This course by Dr. Giuseppe Esposito is suitable for surgeons working with microsurgical techniques, microsutures and microanastomoses. Participants will be able to practice basic microsurgical techniques such as dissection of arteries and veins using a placenta model.

Location

University Zurich Irchel
Building Y23 - Room F32
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zürich - Switzerland

Credits

The course has been accredited for 12 credits by the Swiss Society of Neurosurgery (SGNC) and by the Swiss Society for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (SGPRAC)

20.01.2024 8.30 am - 6.00 pm Course 1
21.01.2024 8.30 am - 6.00 pm
22.01.2024 8.30 am - 6.00 pm Course 2
23.01.2024 8.30 am - 6.00 pm
10.06.2024 8.30 am - 6.00 pm Course 3
11.06.2024 8.30 am - 6.00 pm
14.06.2024 8.30 am - 6.00 pm Course 4
15.06.2024 8.30 am - 6.00 pm

Cost

Residents: 700 CHF

Specialists: 900 CHF

Program

Day 1

Time Program
8.30 am Introduction to the Lab. Microscope, instruments and positioning
8.45 am Microdissection, microsuturing and microanastomosis techniques
9.15 am Vessels microdissection (1 to 4 mm)
10.00 am 3 cm arteriotomy and microsuturing with 9-0 (interrupted microsutures) with symmetry analysis
11.00 am 3 cm arteriotomy and microsuturing with 10-0 (interrupted microsutures) with symmetry analysis
11.45 am 3 cm arteriotomy and microsuturing with 10-0 (running microsutures)
12.30 pm Break / Lunch
1.30 pm End-to-end microanastomosis complete technique with 9-0 (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
3.30 pm End-to-end microanastomosis complete technique with 10-0 (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
5.00 pm Donor vessel preparation for end-to-side (fish mouth technique) and side-to-side
6.00 pm End of the day

Day 2

Time Program
8.30 am End-to-side microanastomosis complete technique with 9-0 (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
10.45 am End-to-side microanastomosis complete technique with 10-0 (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
12.30 pm Break / Lunch
1.30 pm Side-to-side microanastomosis complete technique with 10-0 (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
3.30 pm End-to-end or Side-to-side microanastomosis complete technique (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
5.00 pm Transposition of vessels (vessel dissection, microsuturing with analysis of leakage, symmetry of microsutures; fluorescein analysis)
6.00 pm End of day
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Registration

Sponsors

Course Directors

Giuseppe Esposito, PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 43 253 26 73
Specialties: Vascular neurosurgery (aneurysms, AVM, dAVF), Brain revascularization (brain bypass surgery, carotid endarterectomy, Moyamoya), Microneurosurgery of brain tumors and skull base surgery

Luca Regli, Prof. Dr. med.

Director of Department, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 29 92

Contact

Mrs. Aude-Claire Gerber-Nielsen

University Hospital Zurich,
Department of Neurosurgery
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich – Switzerland

Tel. +41 44 255 86 56